Brian Turner

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This Is The Hardest Riddle On The Internet

It's called Notpron, and since the website's launch in 2004, over 16 million people have tried to solve it and only 31 have managed to.<p>That's a success rate of about 0.0003%.<p>With 140 levels, Notpron starts out relatively simple but quickly gets tougher.<p>Notpron can be played online in your web …

The floodgates open: Tool lets Android apps run on computers with Chrome

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Sometimes being open is a blessing and a curse.<p>Take the new App Runtime for Chrome (ARC): It’s a software beta …

A Close, Disturbing Look at a New York iPhone 6 Line (Video)

The iPhone black market appears to be alive and well outside this SoHo store.<p>Long lines outside Apple stores are nothing new. People started lining up this year even before the phones were announced.<p>But not everyone waiting in line for a new iPhone plans on using that new iPhone. It’s common …

iScent Atomizer Lets You Smell Your Ringtone (video)

Over the years we have featured some weird and wonderful creations here on Geeky Gadgets, adding to the ever-growing list is the iScent Atomizer …

Nikon 50mm 1.8G Prime Lens: A Review of the Unlimited Photographic Opportunities it Offers

You can never forget your first lens, it holds a special place in your photographic journey. For many, it may have been the lens of a point and shoot …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

Tutorials

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

Incredible Editing Technique Lets You Turn 2D Objects in a Photo Into 3D Objects You Can Manipulate

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are blowing minds with a new image editing method that allows you to transform a 2D object in a photo into …

iPhone 6 running Android? You'd better (not) believe it

Apple fans are ready to buy anything with an Apple logo on it. No, this isn't just my view.<p>The pranksters at TLD got their hands on a clone of Apple's anticipated iPhone 6 and set out to see if they could convince people it was the real deal. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" pulled a similar prank last month, …

Mobile Technology

Russian gamer in dramatic collapse after experiencing Oculus Rift

The gamer is trying a rollercoaster demo using the virtual reality headset when a friend delivers him a well-timed shove, provoking a hysterical reaction<p>Footage uploaded to YouTube shows the hilarious moment a <b>Russian</b> games fan falls victim to a prank as he tries a rollercoaster demonstration using …

Virtual Reality

Report: Google Eyes Its Own Wireless Network

Google wants to be your future wireless carrier, a new report suggests.<p>Google executives are in talks to offer its own wireless service in regions …

Samsung Galaxy S5 now up for preorder via Verizon

Verizon subscribers can now preorder Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone.<p>Available at Verizon's Web site, the S5 actually retails for $250 with the standard two-year agreement. But Verizon is sweetening the deal with a $50 mail-in rebate debit card. Verizon subscribers who don't want to be locked into a …

Samsung Galaxy S5

NikonHacker Brings Magic-Lantern-Style Firmware Hacks to Nikon

It's no secret that you can hack Canon cameras firmware with 3rd party hackers like Magic Lantern to push higher dynamic range and bitrate. …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

How to Clean Up Your Old Cameras

Treasures are often buried under dirt. Well, that’s usually the case, anyway.<p>Treasures for photographers may mean finding a working copy of their …

7 Tips for Photographing Kids

This is not an article about taking 'portraits' of kids - rather it's about photographing kids as they are in all their movement, fun and true …

How to Hold a Camera for Sharp Photos

Blur or lack of sharpness due to camera shake is a common problem for many photographers. It’s caused by the movement of the hand(s) holding camera …

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Photographers' Lessons On Staying Safe Abroad, with Nikon Ambassador Ami Vitale & Elizabeth Dalziel

Whether you’re shooting in a war zone or simply somewhere far from home, photographers traveling abroad need to smart, vigilant, and prepared for …

Full Frame or Cropped? A Brief Guide to Camera Sensor Sizes

It all used to be so simple. When DSLRs first appeared, there was very little discussion on sensor size, mainly because there was very little …

Natural Light: Making the Most of Hard Light

In a previous article I explored ways of taking photos in soft light. Today, I’d like to look at the opposite of that, and discuss the idea of taking …

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …