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The tools you need for repairing PCs, smartphones, tablets, and much more | ZDNet

iFixit Manta Driver Kit<p>iFixit's Manta Driver Kit not only contains 112 bits designed to tackle pretty much every fastener you're likely to come …

Here's how to create a super resolution photo with any camera

We recently tested out the Pentax K-1 II's new hand-held Pixel Shift mode which combines four images to create a 'super resolution' file in-camera …

Where to Find Tons of Free Classical Music Downloads

Download Free Classical Music at Musopen<p>Updated April 23, 2018<p>Musopen is a wonderful website dedicated to providing free classical music downloads to …

Classical Music

I Asked 5,000 People How They Stay Passionate at Work. Here's What I Found

The data shows a clear path.<p>When it comes to selecting a job or career, the usual advice is to love what you do. In fact, given all the talk about …

Windows 10 free upgrade is still available through this handy loophole | Trusted Reviews

<b>Microsoft is still offering Windows 10 upgrades for free, providing you’re in need of assistive technologies (or not).</b><p>The company had previously …

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Converting Unsearchable PDF Files (aka PDF scans) to Raw Text Using Command Line Tools `convert` and `tesseract`

Often, one gets a PDF file that is a scan of a book or text, which cannot be searched (boo!). A good (but not perfect) solution is to use Optical …

This is How You Create a Day-to-Night Timelapse

The chances are high that you’ve at some point seen a day-to-night timelapse and wondered how it’s done. How is the photographer able to seamlessly …

Mobile Editing Workflow for Travel Photography

By Viktor ElizarovMy desktop computer is the central piece of my travel photography editing workflow. This is where I keep a master copy of all my …

Apps

Plotagraph Your Still Images To Life In Photoshop [On Budget]

I came across something really cool and I just wanted to share with you.<p>​It’s called Plotagraph.<p>​Kind of reminds me of the movie Harry Potter where …

Saturation masks is an easy way to extract complex objects in Photoshop

There are plenty of functions for masking in Photoshop, and each of them is useful in its own way. Whether it’s color selection, focus masks, the …

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

Linux

Knowing Your Camera Like the Back of Your Hand

Since I’ve started leading photography workshops, I’ve noticed something quite unexpected: attendees would turn up with great cameras, sometimes even …

The Ultimate Video Guide to Building a Photo and Video Editing Desktop Computer

I've always been a Windows desktop user, but until this point I've never built my own desktop from scratch. I finally decided to teach myself how to …

Computer Hardware

Gwilym isn’t convinced his anti-virus software is worth the money, and wants to know what protection I’d recommend<p>I am using Avast to protect my computer: you recommended it quite some time ago. I am not entirely convinced it’s worth what I am paying, and it is constantly suggesting, in a variety …

Malware

Windows 10: The Best Hidden Features, Tips, and Tricks - ExtremeTech

By on April 13, 2017 at 7:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Microsoft marked a turning point …

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Help Spread the Word for Oscar Nommed ‘Joe’s Violin’ – Variety

Kahane Cooperman, a longtime producer of “The Daily Show,” has enlisted a few friends and former co-workers to help spread the word about her …

Hollywood

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Tricks for Removing Color Cast from Any Image

You’ve got the perfect composition, great light, and an amazing subject. You push the shutter and the image looks pretty good on your mini LCD …

Tutorials

Elon Musk says SpaceX finally knows what caused the latest rocket failure

And he predicts getting back to flight in mid-December<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that his company has finally gotten to the bottom of the September 1st Falcon 9 explosion — claiming it was the “toughest puzzle” they’ve ever had to solve. And now that the problem is known, he expects SpaceX to return …

Audio Repair for Video Sound, Part 1: The Basics

As the image quality of consumer and mid-level video cameras and DSLRs has rocketed in recent years, the microphones in these devices haven’t really …

Talk About An Ancient Mariner! Greenland Shark Is At Least 272 Years Old

Sharks can live to be at least 272 years old in the Arctic seas, and scientists say one recently caught shark may have lived as long as 512 years.<p>That's according to a study published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> that says Greenland sharks can live longer than any other known animal advanced …

The most powerful 10 second toning tip you've never heard of!

Here’s a colour toning tip I picked up from Barrington Russell last year and I still use it to this day! What if I told you that within just 10 …

Tutorials

The man Intel paid $25 million to poach from Qualcomm explains why he jumped ship

It was a big move given Renduchintala's decades of experience, but also a shocker since Intel rarely hires top execs from the outside.<p>And in just about six months, Renduchintala has clearly established himself as the No. 2 person at Intel. His influence at the company was strengthened when CEO …

What to Pack for the Camino de Santiago

Packing for a month-long, 340-mile hike isn't simple—but nothing worth doing is ever simple.<p><i>Why am I walking hundreds of miles across Spain?</i> This question has been asked so many times, and I fear I still don’t know the answer. I am about to depart on a month-long journey with my mother, my aunt, …

Morning Report: Tesla Tanks, Netflix Sandbags, A Smorgasbord Of Deals

<b>Hot</b> – Tesla’s stock fell almost four percent on Monday night. It was up all day Monday by more than $8 with Goldilocks-like pre-order-numbers for its new Model 3 Sedan for $35 grand, debuting in late 2017. Sunday, right in the middle of the day, CEO Elon Musk juiced the Monday market by giving …

Google is making the excellent Nik Collection for professional photographers completely free

Big news for the professional and enthusiast photographers out there: Google is making the entirety of Nik Software’s photo editing suite completely free.<p>It’s a big deal – Nik Software has been around for about two decades, and its film-like filters and other editing tools are some of the most …

Athentech announces Perfect Exposure and it’s FREE!

For the past several months I’ve been using Perfectly Clear in my workflow to edit my images. I love the product so much I became a Perfectly Clear …

Lessons from living out of a backpack

Packing light without abandoning necessities is a daunting task for most people. Still, I lived comfortably out of a backpack for more than two …