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The Superresolution Trick – How to Quadruple the Resolution of Your Camera

Have you ever dreamed of shooting with a megapixel monster camera and get images upwards of 50 Megapixel? Of course, these cameras are really …

Photography

Quick Tip to Draw Straight Lines & Avoid Shaky Hand Lettering by Sean McCabe Twitter: @visualvibs

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Typography

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8 DIY Smartphone Photography Tips

They say the best camera is the one you have with you—and often that’s your phone. Smartphone cameras are getting more and more sophisticated, but …

How To Take Your Travel Photos To The Next Level

An Instagram-famous photographer reveals the secrets to taking extraordinary pictures on your phone.<p>Travel photographer Cole Rise is Instagram famous. As in, he created Rise, the filter, and has over 906,000 followers.<p>Since crafting Instagram's first photo treatments, Cole has promoted the gospel …

5 Food Photography Tips Using a Smart Phone

<b>5 food photography tips using a smartphone. These tips have helped me become a better photographer in general. But regardless, having a great smart</b> …

20 (More) Astonishing Abandoned Buildings, Property & Places

Incredible photographs of abandoned places including psychiatric hospitals, theme parks, research facilities and a nuclear missile silo.

Prove your security skills by hacking your own Wi-Fi network (or others)

There are any number of legitimate reasons you might want to hack into a wireless network. You might have forgotten the password to your own network …

Wi-Fi

Android customization - how to transfer files using ADB push and pull commands

The last couple of weeks on our Android customization series has been a brief look into the world of using the Android developer tool called ADB. We started by using it to identify apps and services that might be eating your battery, then we dove into the exciting ability to make screen recordings …

Android News

Java Tutorial for Beginners - Here is how to learn Java

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

Programming Languages

Street Photography Tips for Beginners

It is a very natural urge for photographers to document the swirling life around them. We often find ourselves drawn into, as observers, a number of …

Street Photography
Privacy

Should you leave your smartphone plugged into the charger overnight? We asked an expert

It’s an issue that has plagued humanity since the dawn of the mobile phone. We use our trusty pocket computers so much that they rarely get through a …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Enter the Next Photo Contest

Thank you to all who participated in our weekly iPhone photography contest. The contest theme this week was Multiple Exposure, and any double or …

Photography

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account …

Spectacular Beach Photography by Bryce Johnson

Summer has just began in the south hemisphere, and the best place to be around here right now is at the beach, enjoying the ocean and all its beauty. …

Fingers Cleverly Joined into Animal Illustrations by Javier Pérez

Javier Pérez has a knack for creating delightfully whimsical illustrations via Instagram. In the past, we’ve admired his simple line drawings combined with everyday objects; we’re now happy to share works that incorporate this same kind of play. But, instead of using fruit or Scrabble tiles, Pérez …

Viral

IRL: The OnePlus One is everything my iPhone wasn't

After last month's iPhone event, I was disappointed -- I realized the iPhone 6 and its "Plus" sibling were still catching up to Android in a lot of ways. Regardless, the devoted iPhone fan in me still pre-ordered an iPhone 6 a few days later, in the wee hours of September 12th. The next morning, I …

How to Create Glitched Portraits with Your Phone’s Panorama Mode

Almost every smartphone camera comes with a dedicated panorama mode nowadays. Normally, this mode is used to capture large areas in a single image. …

Useful Free Lightroom Plugin Shows You What Focus Points Your Camera Used for Each Photo

There are some Lightroom plugins that make you truly question why the feature isn’t built directly into Lightroom itself, and Show Focus Points is …

Touch+ turns any surface into a gesture controller for your PC

Haptix (now Ractiv) promised a cheap sensor that would turn any surface into a multi-touch PC controller, and it's making good on its word today by shipping the device worldwide. The $75 add-on has received a new Touch+ name and a sleek redesign, but it otherwise uses the same basic concepts we saw …

Managing Everyday Stress: Three Keys to Personal Power

We all face potentially stressful situations every day. Why do some of us spring immediately to "fight or flight" while others just seem to "go with the flow?" Are some of us geared to not sweat the small stuff and to see that, in perspective, it's almost all small stuff?<p>I heard about a young …

13 Weird Psychological Reasons Someone Might Fall In Love With You

There's no shortage of advice on where to meet the right person, how to make people like you, and how to build a successful relationship.<p>Sometimes, though, people are attracted to each other for seemingly arbitrary reasons, such as what color you wear or whether you have a pet.<p>What might influence …

Psychology

Is feminism still relevant? Some women posting why they don't need it

A movement against feminism is burgeoning online, and it’s stirring up a debate nearly as fiery as the original crusade for women’s rights.<p>The source of the groundswell comes from Tumblr page “Women Against Feminism,” where mostly millennial women have posted photos of themselves with signs that …

How Your 'Locus Of Control' Drives Your Success (And Stress)

How you answer predicts your job satisfaction, stress levels, and how high up you're likely to climb in an organization.<p>Psychologists call it your <i>locus of control</i>. Here's Stanford psychologist Philip Zimbardo's take:<p>A locus of control orientation is a belief about whether the outcomes of our …

Self-improvement

Are You Getting Enough Sleep? Find Out Here

You may think getting eight hours of sleep every night is a luxury you’ll enjoy when you retire, but not getting enough sleep might be more harmful to your present self than you think. A new video by ASAP Science breaks down how much sleep is “enough” sleep and whether or not you can actually use …

5 Ways to Meet People While Traveling

A TRAVELBREAK original post by Stephanie Be.<p>Along with solo travel, traveling with a friend or two, maybe even as a group... the best part of traveling isn't always the where, but the who.<p>You've gotta meet new people.<p>Here's what's worked for me:<p><b>1. Carry a deck of cards.</b><p>"Hey, have you ever played …