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Why You Should Use Lightroom to Edit Your Photos

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>April 23, 2018 By Julian<p>Why You Should Use Lightroom to Edit Your Photos www.sleeklens.com<p>Hi all, today I’m going to be …

Tutorials

Friday Five: Ranking the best college football games of the 2017 season

We miss football, so let's reflect on the best games of 2017<p>This is a great time of the year to be a sports fan. The NBA and NHL are winding down …

College Sports

How I ditched $72,000 in debt: Becoming a budget obsessive

<i>In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i><p>Home Sweet Hectic<p><b>Who:</b> Christine Brown<p><b>How much:</b> $72,000 in 22 months<p>One night in February 2016, …

Personal Finance

Fortnite Battle Royale Coming Soon To iOS Devices

Tomorrow, users will be able to sign-up for an iOS beta of the popular free-to-play game Fortnite Battle Royale.<p>The creator Epic Games is bringing …

How to Listen to Music on Your Apple Watch

You can tune into songs from your own collection, Apple Music, Apple Radio, and other music services right from your wrist.<p>PCMag reviews products …

$19 device adds motion activation to anything that plugs into the wall

Want to turn on a lamp anytime you walk into a room? Don’t want to spend a lot of money or deal with fickle smart home hubs to make it happen. …

Reolink is back with its Argus 2, a fully portable security camera

When you create a wildly successful Indiegogo campaign aimed at securing homes and families, the only logical thing to do is build upon that success. …

Home Security

20 handy things you didn’t know Google Photos could do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

Mobile Photography

Now you can charge your phone from up to 3 feet way

Drop the plug and forget the mat — the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday approved a wireless gizmo that lets people charge their …

FCC

New On Netflix December 2017: Black Mirror Season 4, Guardians Of The Galaxy 2, More TV Shows, And Movies

With the arrival of the holidays comes a slew of new shows and movies on Netflix. It's a particularly busy month for the streamer, with many holiday specials joining the service, alongside several Netflix originals and a number of new library titles. With popular titles like <i>V for Vendetta</i>, <i>Marvel's</i> …

Entertainment

The best hidden gems on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO Now

It’s a cold and rainy night. You just want to sprawl out on the couch, order some food, and see what’s on Netflix (or Hulu or Amazon or HBO). Then comes the realization: Despite having thousands of movies and shows to choose from, there’s nothing for you to watch.<p>We get it. It’s easy to drown in …

Entertainment

Phiaton BT 150 NC neckband earbuds block almost all ambient noise

Phiaton has launched a pair of neckband-style earbuds that are able to block out the majority of ambient noises, making them a great choice for …

Meet Plugfones: Earplugs and Headphones in One

You need ear protection for a loud home project (or for use at work) but want to be able to listen to music or (<i>Sound & Vision</i>) podcasts rather than …

Audiophile

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

17 Really Cool Google Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

If you search "spinner," Google will give you an interactive fidget spinner to play with.

Google

Samsung's Note 8 display sports record-breaking brightness

DisplayMate test shows Galaxy Note 8's peak brightness is 22 percent higher than the Galaxy S8.<p>Samsung just raised the bar in smartphone screens. Again.<p>A year after DisplayMate awarded the Samsung Galaxy S8's screen its first-ever A+ grade, the screen tester has crowned the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as …

Galaxy Note

Adobe launches new '3, 2, 1 ... Photoshop!' tutorial series on YouTube

Adobe launched a new YouTube tutorial series for Photoshop beginners this week. It's called '3, 2, 1 ... Photoshop!' and it covers some basic tips on …

Tell Siri This for a Witty Response

Since her launch, Siri has had a ton of jokes hidden up her virtual assistant sleeve. Today a new one is being passed around the web: Tell Siri “I …

Siri

Installing an Instant Hot Water Recirculating System

A hot water recirculating pump can be used to provide instant hot water to showers and faucets when it is needed most, without wasting water down a …

Home Improvement

Stock Tank Pools Are Going to Be All the Rage This Summer

Want one? Here's what you need to do.<p>As the temperatures rise, installing a pool in your backyard probably sounds like a really good idea — until you learn that the average cost of a backyard pool is $20,000 to $30,000. Instead of dropping a ton of cash just to stay cool this summer, you may want …

I tried every set of wireless earbuds until I found some that worked, so you don’t have to

Over the course of a year, our tester tried several pairs of cable-free earbuds. Fledgling technology with plenty of flaws – are any worth your money?<p>Completely wireless earbuds are the future of in-ear music, freeing us from the shackles of cables even between the ears. But while many have tried …

Consumer Tech

This is the iPhone VR headset you’ve been waiting for

Virtual reality on smartphones is still in its infancy, with Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR being the most popular options for those wanting …

The Best Products of 2016

We've tested close to 2,500 products in PC Labs over the past 12 months, and these 100 are the top dogs—the ones you'll want to buy this holiday …

Gear & Gadgets

Ringbrothers Turn a Brand-New Cadillac ATS-V Into a Gorgeous '48 Coupe

Said another way, this is a '48 Cadillac with a 464-hp twin-turbo V6, ABS, traction control, Track Mode, and a touchscreen dashboard.<p>Usually, you'd call a custom car that combines the best of old- and new-school a restomod, but that term doesn't begin to encompass the latest Ringbrothers creation. …

Automotive Design

Forget Google and Amazon and invest in these Asian tech giants

Many investors have profited hugely from America’s booming tech industry, but should they now switch their money to Asia’s fast-growing rivals?<p>Investors have flocked to Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now traded under parent company Alphabet), profiting from the enormous rise in the value of …

How to Stop Your Phone from Dying Suddenly

Your phone is lying to you. If you’ve ever experienced that weird moment when your iPhone dies around 20 percent or watched your battery linger at 100 percent for hours just to suddenly plummet, you know all too well the wily ways of the iPhone battery. Here’s what your phone is actually up to:<p>So …

Batteries

The 30 best horror movies on Netflix

We’re months away from Halloween, but there’s never a bad time to spend a night in binge-watching the best horror movies Netflix has to offer. The …

Your super slow Apple Watch will become way faster on Sept. 13

Along with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch 2, Apple announced watchOS 3 will be available for download on Sept. 13, the same day iOS …

Sept. 7 Apple event to be live streamed, Siri updated with relevant jokes

As expected, Apple will be video streaming the Sept. 7 release event through its regular channels, and Siri's responses have been updated with …

Apple

The 7 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones to Drown Out Your Surroundings

From big and flashy over-the-ear headphones all the way to understated in-ear offerings, there is a noise-canceling headset for everyone.<p>You might associate noise-canceling headphones with frequent travelers who use them on airplanes, but they are far from the only ones who can benefit from a pair. …