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This Cable Cam Will Help You Get Impossible Film Shots

Wiral LITE, the cable cam system for aspiring indie film directors and action stars alike, has launched to wild acclaim on Kickstarter, raising over …

The Sony a9 is So Fast You Can Turn Its 20fps Photos into Video

Take a look at the video above. It’s actually a string of still photos that shows how blazing fast the new Sony a9 is. The sequences were shot using …

How to Easily Turn Your Signature into a Photo Watermark in Photoshop

Here’s a simple way to create a digital watermark using your signature that you can use as a Photoshop brush. This 5-minute video from Colin Smith of …

Harman Kardon 5.1-Channel Home Theater System $190 shipped (Orig. $600)

Harman Kardon is offering its HKTS 20 5.1-Channel Home Theater Speaker System for <b>$189.99 shipped</b>. That’s $410 under the original price, $35 or so under the best price at Amazon and the lowest we can find. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 50 Amazon customers.<p>HKTS 20 5.1-Channel Home Theater Audio System …

Home Theater

Take a Ride into the Future with the Yuneec EGo 2 Electric Longboard: $360 (Orig. $700)

If you’re sick of being stuck in traffic, you should check out the Yuneec EGo 2 Electric Longboard. This bad boy is way more than just a skateboard — it can take you 18 miles on a full charge, and unlike your typical longboard, it’s easy and intuitive to ride. You can grab one now at just <b>$360</b> …

Technology

Enjoy big-screen Ultra HD on a budget with 55-inch Sceptre 4K TV, now $310

Making the jump to 4K can be daunting – not to mention expensive – especially if you are planning to make your television a part of a larger home …

Trust us, this $15 gadget will be the best thing that ever happened to your HDTV

Whether you have a tiny little 32-inch TV with 720p resolution or a gigantic 75-inch 4K UHD TV, there’s one simple $15 accessory that will completely …

Edelkrone launches SurfaceONE 2-axis smart motion control system

Edelkrone has launched the SurfaceONE 2-axis motion control system which, according to its branding, is <i>“the world’s smartest 2-axis motion control</i> …

BenQ 1080p Full HD Home Theater Projector w/ HDMI for $499 (Reg. $699)

Amazon is offering the BenQ (HT1070) DLP 1080p Home Theater Projector for <b>$499 shipped</b>. It’s also matched at B&H and Newegg. That’s $200 off the regular price, a new Amazon low and the lowest we can find for it. Rated 4.3/5 stars.<p>BenQ 1080p Projector Features:<p>Brightness of 2000 ANSI Lumens<br>• Full HD …

An Advanced Look at Photoshop’s HSL Adjustment Layer Tool

You’ve probably used Hue/Saturation/Lightness adjustment layers in Photoshop before, but there’s likely more to it than you may have known. This …

Recreating Brandon Woelfel’s Editing Style in Lightroom and Photoshop

Photographer Brandon Woelfel has a distinctive editing style that has netted him over 1.2 million followers on Instagram. This 15-minute crash course …

Yongnuo Has 40mm f/2.8 and 100mm f/2 Lenses Coming for Nikon DSLRs

If you’re a Nikon F-mount user, the Chinese lens manufacturer Yongnuo has two new lenses headed your way. The first is a small 40mm f/2.8 pancake …

Hands-On with the RED Hydrogen One $1,200 Holographic Smartphone

At the beginning of last month, cinematic camera manufacturer RED announced that its very first smartphone, the RED Hydrogen One, was in production. …

The Complete Android Developer Course, save 91%

• Study Android M coding from scratch w/ 17 sections, over 232 lectures & 31.5 hours of content!<br>• Download Android Studio & build a simple Currency …

Out and About With The Griffin Reserve 18,200 mAh Power Bank Review

What is it?<p>Griffin Reserve Power Bank 18,200 mAh<br>Aailable in Black or Grey<br>£42 Buy it here<p>Technical details<p>Two USB ports: max-rate charge port -12 …

MacTrast Deals: XXL Shower Speaker – It’s Twice the Speaker Its Competitors Are

- Jul 30, 2017<p>This XXL Shower Speaker boasts 3 watts of power, to pump out tunes while your shower head pumps out a cleansing spray of water.<p>XXL …

Onkyo AirPlay Stereo Receiver w/ Bluetooth + Wi-Fi: $300 shipped (Reg. $400)

Amazon offers the Onkyo TX-8160 Network Stereo Receiver with AirPlay for <b>$300.01 shipped</b>. For comparison, it goes for $399 at B&H and today’s offer is a new Amazon all-time low by $20. Over 600 reviewers have left a 4.3/5 star rating.<p>Onkyo TX-8160 Features:<p>Up to 80W Per Channel at 8 Ohms<br>• Built-In …

Audiophile

5 Advanced Smart Devices Designed To Enhance Security

Every year new services and products enter the market. Technology is getting smarter and more reliable. It assists us with everything from communication, health to improved security.<p>Security tech varies from smart locks to talking smoke detectors. Now, we have an opportunity to keep our loved ones …

Goodbye, iPhone: My new $180 Android is good enough

I've been an iPhone user since the beginning. Occasionally I've dabbled in Android, but my brain just likes iOS better.<p>My wallet, however, is increasingly frustrated. Although I've been perfectly happy with my iPhone 6S Plus, which I purchased nearly two years ago, the $849 price tag caused me …

Adobe brilliantly reimagines the color picker as an artist's watercolor palette

While many imaging apps’ tools closely resemble those used by artists in the real world – such as brushes and pens – the color picker feels like a completely digital device. A new project from the folks at Adobe Research and University of Toronto reimagines it as a skeuomorphic palette that’s …

University of Toronto

How to scan multiple pages into one PDF document

Scanning PDFs is a pain, but it’s often a necessary part of doing business. If you work in an office, someone has most likely trained you in the ways …

Apps

How to Replace the Sky in Any Photo in Photoshop: A 2-Minute Tutorial

Photographer Peter McKinnon made this 2-minute video tutorial on sky replacements. Watch it to learn how to quickly swap out the sky from one photo …

5 Car Phone Mounts for Under $25

Get one before your next summer road trip.<p>By freeing up our hands to stay on the wheel where they belong, car mounts make us safer and more efficient on the road. Yet not all car mounts are all they're cracked up to be. Many are far too bulky, awkward, or expensive to be of any real practical …

Want To Photograph a National Park? Airbnb Can Find You Lodging

The US’s national parks offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, perfect for the aspiring landscape photographer. The National Park …

A Simple Lightroom Workflow For Colorful Images

Sunset over Hydra Island, Greece<p>Someone recently asked me the following question:<p><i>I have at my disposal Lightroom, Photoshop, ON1 for all</i> …

11 Tips and Tricks for Shooting Drone Photos

Drone photography is all the rage right now. It’s not just for amazing aerial films, but also for great stills from a unique perspective. In this …

PocketWizard MultiMAX II Transceiver Brings New Features at a Lower Price

LPA Design has just announced the new PocketWizard MultiMAX II. It’s being touted as “the most versatile, reliable and predictably compatible radio …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Fireworks displays are a sign of celebrations of important events all over the world and knowing how to photograph fireworks well means you will …

Going Open Source to Make Your Own Loupedeck Alternative

There is an extremely talented landscape photographer called Thomas Heaton whose YouTube videos I find very instructive and entertaining. Recently he …

Raspberry Pi TOR Access Point

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in making their very own TOR Access Point powered by the excellent mini PC may be interested in the new tutorial …