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Apple: Face ID didn't fail at iPhone X launch, our staff did

Company says too many people tried to use Face ID on device backstage before its unveiling, highlighting a potential problem for prospective buyers<p>New iPhones: why is Apple’s pricing the same in pounds and dollars? iPhone X: new Apple smartphone dumps home button for all-screen design<p>Apple has …

Nikon D7200 vs Canon 7D Mark II vs 70D Shootout

DSLR Cameras

Sensor-shift image-stabilisation system: What is it and how does it work?

In this article, we look at the Sensor-shift image-stabilisation system, providing a guide to what it is for, and how it works<p>Perhaps the biggest …

ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners

One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Known as the “exposure …

Google pulls the Nexus 7 tablet from its online store (updated)

In case you were on the fence about grabbing one of Google's affordable Nexus tablets, you'd better jump off it pretty soon. The Nexus 7's been pulled from the Google Store, as spotted by <i>TalkAndroid</i>, and it almost assuredly isn't coming back -- especially since the Nexus 9 exists. That means if you …

Prime vs. Zoom Lenses in Photography

If a budding photographer looks to upgrade a lens the choices seem endless. Point and shoot cameras come equipped with a zoom lens permanently …

Landscape Photography

Canon & The Science Behind High End Optics

If you were to go to any major sporting event and glance down the sidelines or press boxes, you would see a field of black camera bodies, and …

Cameras

10 things you need to know today

<b>Legal costs weighed on Deutsche Bank.</b> The bank announced a net profit of 559 million euros. Legal expenses amounted to 1.5 billion euros ($2.5 billion), with Reuters reporting it "raised contingent liabilities — or legal costs that it deems possible but unlikely — by half to 3.2 billion euros."<p><b>HSBC</b> …

Applied Materials

Only Fifth Of U.S. Apple Watches Shipped Over Launch Weekend, Says Data Firm

Apple’s debut wearable, the eponymous Apple Watch, started shipping Friday — with the first batch of buyers getting their hands on the long-awaited Cupertino wrist-computer. (NB: We’re keeping our own Apple Watch diary here, charting evolving observations of TC staffers who have a device at this …

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

Robotics

Here's what to expect at tomorrow's LG G4 launch

It's no secret that LG is debuting its fourth G-series flagship tomorrow, the G4, because, well, LG is one of the most transparent companies around …

Clumsy Apple Watch buyers parade their costly breakages

There’s an old adage about most sports car crashes happening within minutes of leaving the automobile showroom for the first time, and apparently the same is true of clumsy (or unfortunate) Apple fans enjoying their first weekend with a brand new Apple Watch on their wrist.<p>Almost like a badge of …

Smartwatches

Google’s New Interface: Just Tell It What To Do

The search giant is creating a future where it doesn’t just find you an answer; it wants to solve your problem.<p>Google used to tell you how to do something. Now, it’ll just do it for you.<p>In the last week, the company has added two small but important features to their famous search bar. You can type …

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …