Alexis Petroff

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20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Apps of the Week: Blue Board, MX Player, Tetris and more!

A look at the best apps we have on our devices this week<p>Here we are once again introducing you to another edition of our 'Apps of the Week' post, …

The Policy of Banning Only DSLRs from Concerts is Ridiculous

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros are due on stage in 15 minutes and I walk up to the doorstaff ticket in hand. They tear the ticket and ask to look …

8 Best Google Play Store alternatives (video)

The Google Play Store is easily one of the best app stores out there on any platform, but you might get to the point where you just want to try something else out. So, if you’re looking to expand your horizons, we’ve put together eight of the best Play Store alternatives. Check ’em out!<p>#08 …

Apps

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Carbon Fiber

European roaming fees to cease from next year

From July 1, 2014, Europeans traveling within the EU will no longer pay expensive roaming rates<p>Europeans will be able to use voice, texts and data …

Make Android look like iOS 7 with this Nova-compatible package: jbOS7

It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 was announced by Apple and among its “new and innovative” features, the system also comes with a completely changed design that may appeal even to some Android users. Thanks to Google’s customizable mobile platform, those interested can now tweak Android’s …

Widgets

Here are 10 apps all new Android owners should have (video)

So you’ve got a new Android device! Congratulations, and welcome to the Android world! Now you need some good apps to put on that bad boy, and we’ve got a list of the 10 ten best apps you should be installing on your Android device first. As per the norm, if you’d rather watch the video just head …

Apps

Adobe Pranks People Waiting at a Bus Stop With Live Retouch Panel

In celebration of Adobe’s Creative Days, the company decided to pull a prank on unsuspecting people waiting for the bus. So they replaced one of the …

Beautiful HDR Photographs of an Airplane Cockpit by a Pilot Photographer

Karim Nafatni has a view of the world that most other photography enthusiasts don’t have. When he’s not scouring the Dubai landscape for sweeping …

Back To Basics: Android versions explained

Welcome friends to the “Back to Basics” series, where we run a fine toothed comb over each and every aspect of Android so that you can make an educated decision on which Android device is for you. This week’s edition is all about Android versions, and we’ll be releasing a new edition to the series …

Jelly Bean

Why Waze matters for Android

Google's purchase of the crowdsourced maps company spells big pay-offs for Android users.<p>Yes, folks. Google has just bought Waze, a social mapping and navigation platform and app that could have some big implications for Android users down the road.<p>Waze has been a hot-ticket item that Facebook had …

Android News

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom official: 16-megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom

Samsung is taking the wraps off its new Galaxy S4 Zoom variant today, the latest in a series of spinoffs for its flagship handset. The phone features a 10x optical zoom lens in front of its 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, with a Xenon flash for adding some extra light to your images.<p>Like we'd heard last …

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs iOS 7

Apple’s WWDC is in full swing, and arguably the biggest part of its keynote yesterday morning was the unveiling of the new iOS 7. Now that iOS 7 has been announced we can formally pit the two biggest mobile operating systems head to head. It’s go time – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs iOS 7 – in an all …

Apps

The Future of the iPhone Camera: How the New iPhone May Forever Change the Way We Think About Pro Photography

As Apple’s WWDC kicks off this week, my thoughts keep coming back to the heated debate with my friends about the future of photography.<p>Let me step …

Fuji and Panasonic’s New Organic Sensor Boasts Insane 29.2 Stop Dynamic Range

Fujifilm and Panasonic have joined forces and created an image sensor that blows everything currently on the market completely out of the water. By …

Paranoid Android's Halo theme is ready for public beta testing!

Paranoid Android was enamored with Facebook Home when it came out. We all were, really, but the thought of Facebook in our face all the time was a bit much. Chatheads was a particularly cool concept, but just not as finished or nice as we would have hoped. Paranoid Android fixed that for us.<p>Their …

Beta Testing

Blast From the Past: Canon Ad Shows Off Its Cutting Edge 1989 Still Video Cameras

When cutting edge technology translates into RAW video, 14fps burst capabilities and smartphone megapixel counts in the 40’s, it’s easy to take it …

Computer Hardware

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

ZTE expands availability of recent flagships to Russian market

Russia the first market outside of China to see the Grand S, Grand Memo and Grand X Quad<p>ZTE announced today that it will expand the availability of …

L'application Kindle améliore son confort de lecture

<b>Amazon a mis à jour son client Kindle [3.8 – Français – Gratuit – iPhone/iPad – AMZN Mobile LLC] qui permet de lire les oeuvres dématérialisés</b> …

Peanut Butter and Fruit Smoothie Recipe

I call this peanut butter banana smoothie recipe the "Elvis Special," because his favorite sandwich was peanut butter with bananas and honey. This …

20 Remarkable Reflection Pictures

Reflections are all around us – in a window, bodies of water, a mirror, or many other surfaces. Photographing a reflection creates a unique image of …

Nissin's New Di700 Speedlight Comes With a Huge Color LCD

Many people are afraid of flashes, and rightly so. Because a significant number of them comes with an armada of buttons and dials and lights that …

Photographer Websites: Why You Need One And What To Do About It

The modern web was made for photographers; it’s such a visual medium where beautiful images have an incredible impact. Text, or copy, is still …

Review: Carl Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 (Sony)

As compact camera systems constantly improve, third-party lens manufacturers are finally taking the leap and expanding their lens offerings. After a …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Landscape Photography

Réparate, les vraies saveurs niçoises !

Tout de bleu vêtu, <b>Réparate</b> est un vrai rayon de soleil situé rue de Charenton dans le 12ème arrondissement. Derrière le comptoir, les <i>Lacaze</i>, père et …