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A Beginner's Guide to Aperture and Depth of Field

If you've spent any amount of time reading photography tutorials or talking with photographers, you have likely heard the phrase that "photography is …

Landscape Photography

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

U.S. Geological Survey

How To Fix Broken Headphones Using These Simple Soldering Steps

I have recently begun teaching myself how to solder with the hopes of crafting my own DJ controls in the near future. I had many, many questions when …

As seen in I, Robot: Goodyear unveils spherical tires for self-driving cars

High-speed Rail

Learn the techniques to go pro with a digital photography & Photoshop bundle

Skip the lazy safety of your automatic settings once and for all and take your photographic passion to the next level with the <b>Pro Digital Photography & Photoshop Bundle</b>, an in-depth course spanning 30 hours of content & 27 instructional units.<p>For only a short time, you can start down the path to …

Tutorials

13 VR Horror Films You Can Watch On Your Phone Right Now

Wear headphones.<p>The traditional film genre most often cited as a natural for virtual reality is horror. Whether you're being attacked from behind, eaten alive, or subjected to the ministrations of a lunatic surgeon, 360-degree video keeps your head in the game. Looking around, waiting for the next …

Casio launches Android Wear smartwatch that lasts a month per charge

Rugged smartwatch is water resistamt and shockproofed to military standards with two displays, extra buttons, pressure sensors and compass<p>Casio has launched the G-shock of smartwatches with its first Android Wear device that can last a month between charges.<p>The Smart Outdoor Watch, which was …

Here's how to delete those annoying default apps from your iPhone

If you’re at all like me, you rail against certain default apps on your iPhone. In my case, it’s the stocks app. I have no money to invest, and every …

Forget the iPad Pro, Samsung invents a gorgeous Surface Pro clone of its own

One of the coolest products Samsung unveiled during its CES 2016 on Tuesday is a new tablet, the Galaxy TabPro S. That sort of a product name …

Nikon announces a 360-degree action camera

The KeyMission360 is the first in the company's new line of action cameras<p>Nikon just announced the D5, a brand new 4K DSLR flagship camera. But the bigger surprise might be the KeyMission 360, which is the company's first ever action camera — and it shoots 360-degree video in 4K. It's the first …

Razer Blade Stealth: The Most Windows Laptop You Can Get For Your Money

If you can live with the black and green, the Razer Blade Stealth is a heck of a deal.<p>We're smack dab in the middle of CES 2016 right now, and there's no shortage of new laptops. But if you're in the market and looking to get the most for your money, Razer's new Blade Stealth is the one to look …

Computer Science

This Hidden Trick Could Speed Up Your iPhone

Slow iPhones are one of the most frustrating things to deal with.<p>The problem is especially pronounced for iPhone 4s users who have decided to …

The best 20 smartphones in the world

New year? New phone.<p>If you're looking to start things off with a fresh device, here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy.<p><i>Note: All prices below indicate how much the phones typically cost without a carrier contract. Prices may vary depending on the retailer.</i>

Mobile Technology

Here's how Amazon's drone delivery system works

Amazon is cutting out the middle-man, literally, with its latest innovation: delivery via drone.<p>On the crest of one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, Amazon is once again showcasing its new delivery service. There's a new ad with Jeremy Clarkson, the former host of BBC's "Top Gear" …

eCommerce

Sony confirms official PS4 Remote Play app for Windows and Mac

Well that was quick. It's only been a couple of days since someone came up with an unofficial app to stream PlayStation 4 gaming to PC, but earlier today, Sony's awesome Shuhei Yoshida confirmed on Twitter that his company is "indeed working on an official [Remote Play] application for PC/Mac." …

Second 'UFO' Black Ball Crash-Lands On Earth Sending Alien Hunters Into A Frenzy

Another mysterious black ball has fallen from space and crash-landed in a Spanish village, sending residents and UFO hunters in to a panic.<p>According …

Snapdragon 820 processor officially announced, features Quick-Charge 3.0, Adreno 530 GPU, 600Mbps LTE cat. 12, more

After months of testing, and pre-release teasers, Qualcomm has finally taken the wraps off its next generation flagship Snapdragon processor. The Snapdragon 820 has a number of capabilities and features which should mean all parts of your phone experience are fast and efficient. Surprisingly, the …

Cellular Networks

Yamaha built a motorcycle-driving robot, and it's already challenging a world champion

Watch out, Valentino Rossi<p>The Tokyo Motor Show, known for far-out concepts, is underway in Japan. We've already seen some pretty strange designs ourselves, but none of them are anything like what Yamaha just announced: an autonomous, motorcycle-riding humanoid robot called Motobot.<p>There's little …

Why so many alien hunters are looking at this one mysterious star in the sky

Alien hunters are abuzz. A mysterious star called KIC 8462852 is their latest hope for finding an intelligent species beyond the Earth. And they are throwing every resource they can to find a way of confirming that aliens exist.<p>In a study first released online in September, a team of scientists has …

LightBug – World’s Smallest GPS Tracker

Price: $130Introducing the world’s smallest GPS tracker, the app-enabled LightBug. At less than the size of a standard house key, this GPS tracker …

Tracking Devices

CEO John Chen: BlackBerry may bail on handset business if it’s not profitable in a year

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said his company may exit the handset business if it’s not profitable in a year.<p>Chen made his comment on stage at the Code Mobile conference in Half Moon Bay, California Thursday.<p>BlackBerry has been moving its focus toward security and device management software for the …

Gear & Gadgets

11 things that could be slowing your Mac down

But your machine slowing to a crawl isn't necessarily a sign that you need a new computer. There are many reasons apps may fail to open.<p>Here are nearly a dozen things that could be slowing down your Mac, and how to fix them.

Operating Systems

The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Lithium Ion

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

The Real-Life Hoverboard<p><b>Hendo Hoverboard / $10,000</b> <i><br>Preorder at hendohover.com</i><p>The hoverboard—a type of skateboard that levitates like a magic …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation