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Here’s how to set up a virtual private network (VPN) on your Xbox One

As the 21st century slides into cyberpunk dystopia, online privacy is (or should be) on everyone’s mind, particularly given the United States Federal …

Information Systems

18 science fiction and fantasy books to read this January

Start off your year with a good book (or two)<p>It’s a brand new year, and that means that it’s time to dust off the reading list and take a look at what’s coming ahead.<p>In the last days of 2017, I finally found some time to catch up on Brian K. Vaughn and FIonna Staples’s brilliant comic <i>Saga</i>. I’ve …

Science Fiction

20 tips for your new dSLR

Mobile Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Your Camera

Not sure why your images aren't quite what you want them to be?Well, it might be because your camera isn't set up to allow you to take shots quickly …

Photography Tips

New Kindle? Load it with the best sci-fi and fantasy of 2017

Here's our roundup of 2017's top science-fiction and fantasy novels.<p>Got an e-reader for the holidays? Lucky you! Welcome to a brave new world of cheaper books and the liberating convenience of slipping an entire vacation's worth of reading into your back pocket.<p>Here's our list of the 10 best …

Books

13 sci-fi series starters to break in your new ebook reader

Visit other worlds<p>So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you need an excuse to avoid relatives for a couple of hours.<p>Here’s 13 science-fiction books that kick …

Science Fiction

Sell your house and explore the planet with these awesome camper vans

Camper vans aren’t just for pensioners. Sure, they’re often associated with wearing a Hawaiian shirt as you waft across the country one Home Town …

Mercedes-Benz

10 Ingenious Ways to Fit More Books Into Your Tiny Space

(Image credit: Decor Dots)<p>I am winning the battle against clutter. Okay, not winning, but, after 33 years of struggle, I'm definitely putting up a …

Home Ownership

Selectively sharpen your photos non-destructively with a high pass filter mask

Sharpening is one of those parts of digital photography on which everybody has their own opinion. How much, when in the process to do it, using what …

Tutorials

Here’s How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram and Never Miss an Exposure Again (VIDEO)

Achieving a correct exposure is the first step toward capturing a great image, and on Monday we explained how to do that by bracketing your shots. In …

10 contenders go head-to-head to see which software is the best for processing astrophotography

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

Tutorials

18 Cool Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books Coming Out in December

I'm always on the lookout for good books to read. I found eighteen of them coming out in December, which include stories about a megalomaniacal …

Science Fiction

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017

A year ago, Amitav Ghosh usefully stirred things up with his rebuke to “realist” modes of writing. Where, he asked, is all the fiction about climate change? Well, it turns out that the answer is science fiction. Genre writing has been exploring the possible futures of climate change for many years, …

Books

All The Best New Science Fiction And Fantasy Books For December

December is relatively light on new book releases, but you still won't want to miss out on what the month has to offer. There's a new <i>Expanse</i> book, a …

Science Fiction

Barbary Station is a thrilling sci-fi adventure about space pirates and a homicidal AI

Space pirates!<p>In the opening of her debut novel <i>Barbary Station</i>, R.E. Stearns drops her readers into the midst of a thrilling heist of a colonial spaceship traveling through the solar system — and that’s just the first chapter. What follows is a fantastic, lightning-fast space opera that serves as …

Science Fiction

Best Mystery & Thrillers of 2017!

<i>This “Best of 2017 Mystery & Thrillers” list originally ran in our mystery newsletter. Sign up for Unusual Suspects.</i><p>The mystery genre puts out a lot …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

With the right settings, a camera can literally mix heaven and earth. The night sky can create some stunning images, but since cameras are at their …

Landscape Photography

8 Tips Every Portrait Photographer Should Try Right Now

Photography

1 Million People Follow This Photographer On Instagram, And After Seeing His Pics It’s No Wonder Why

They say practice makes perfect, so photographer Jason M. Peterson should be pretty close to excellence by now. During the last 25 years, Peterson …

Photography

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Three Dramatic Black and White Processing Techniques

Blake Rudis has been producing Black and White images for as long as he can remember. Actually, like many photographers, he started out shooting only …

Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Fiction

<i>Kirkus Reviews</i> announced their Best of 2017 Fiction lists which include 19 Macmillan titles:<b>Best Fiction</b> (full list) <br>4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster <br>THE FIFTH …

Books

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

Home Improvement

How to delete your Facebook account

The recent fiasco with Cambridge Analytica is a perfect example of how Facebook slithers through the lives of every individual whether they know it …

Social Media

How to Use Adobe Camera Raw to Cull Your Photos

Edit Before You Cull Your Photos!!!<p><i>I usually cull my photos rather fast and delete them before they have a chance to see the light of day. Why?</i> …

Olympic National Park

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

Portrait Editing: Here's How to Blur Busy Backgrounds When Your Subject Has “Complex Hair” (VIDEO)

The task of editing portrait photos presents a number of challenges, not the least of which is blurring a busy background in an image of a model with …

Tutorials

November Is Here, Which Means You Can Add These New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Your Shelves

Andy Weir’s follow-up to <i>The Martian</i>, the moon-heist thriller <i>Artemis</i>, is finally here, but that’s just one of dozens of new scifi and fantasy books …

Books

A Beginner's Guide to Using the Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop

One of the coolest things you can do with Photoshop is get rid of stuff you don't want in the picture fairly easily in most situations. If you're …