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Start Uploading Your Vertical and Horizontal Photos to Instagram Now!

Oh, happy day! For those of you sick and tired of always having to format your selfies in a square, or using a third party app to crop that landscape shot, Instagram has (finally) heard your plea. You can now upload horizontal and vertical images directly to your feed. 

5 Awesome Kickstarters to Support This Month

Feeling guilty about spending more than you should have at that artisan bakery this week? Give back by putting your money toward one of these cool Bay Area crowdfunding campaigns, including one super-awesome drought-busting showerhead.

Today's Download: Tinder for Dogs

In a world where hookups of all kinds are at our fingertips—seriously, there are apps for baiting millionaires, infidels, and booty calls—Tindog, an app that promises to help you find a date for yourself and your furry best friend, is among the more refreshing launches we've heard of lately.

We Wanna Be Friends With CloudFlare Cofounder Michelle Zatlyn

If they gave out trophies for techie awards, Michelle Zatlyn's case would be full.

We Wanna Be Friends With "Queen of the Geeks" Felicia Day

Compulsive gamer, hoagie specialist, and former lonely homeschooled girl Felicia Day has achieved extraordinary success on her own weird terms.

Meet the iPhone of Ovens-Slash-Your New Private Chef

The "connected home" is all the rage now, and in the food-obsessed Bay Area, we can't wait to get our oven mitts on all the new innovative kitchen gadgets. Enter the June smart oven, an intelligent, stylish countertop cooker with a fresh celebrity chef endorsement.

Welcome to the World of Organic Farm-to-Front-Door Cannabis

It’s a mellow Friday afternoon in the rugged hills of Oakland. Water trickles in the koi pond on a tree-shaded deck, and a Wheaten terrier chills at our feet. Could this day get any better? Well, there are also six grams of organic cannabis, fresh from a farm in the Emerald Triangle, en route via courier to our front door. An email confirmation says, “We hope it puts a smile on your face.” 

The Future of Drone Traffic Control Is Here

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s your neighbor’s drone flying down the street. As the number of drones in the skies has increased over the last few years, so has concern about air traffic congestion and safety. Enter NASA, Google, Amazon, and, of course, the U.S. Government, whose top-clearance nerds are now working on solutions.

Home Panty Delivery Is Now a Thing

The goodie-of-the-month industry is booming, with subscription services for everything from artisanal cocktails to hair color to cannabis available for home delivery. Now, a new San Francisco–based startup is bringing panties to the monthly party.

The Cognoscente: Visual Artist Jonathan Rowe Brings Creative Vibes at The Village

Some people cannot stay still. They must always be creating something and getting involved in something new. Jonathan Rowe, founder and CEO of The Village, is one of those people.

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