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5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Audi's Sport Quattro Laserlight concept officially debuts at CES

Audi teased us with concept drawings of its Sport Quattro Laserlight months ago, and tonight it decided to show off the vehicle in the flesh (or metal and carbon fiber) at CES. Before we wax about the auto's looks, it's important to note the machine's technical details, as they alone inspire a fair …

Mike Tyson admits to being high on drugs during major fights, and using a fake penis to avoid detection

Former heavyweight champion's new memoir reveals fighter spent significant spells addicted to marijuana and cocaine, and his novel way of circumventing testing<p>Mike Tyson was high on drugs during some of his major fights and used a fake penis filled with someone else's urine to fool drug-testers, he …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

The Endless Perspectives of Architectural Photographers

Modern architecture is generally characterized by simplification of form and an absence of applied decoration. Because of it, in architectural …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Photography

The Windows Phone 8 challenge

<b>Can Windows Phone 8 tear an Android devotee from the grips of Google?</b><p>Windows Phone always seemed like that unattainable high-school crush you would …

Apple's new iPhone sales: How do they compare to Samsung, HTC, Nokia and BlackBerry? - Pocket-lint

Apple has announced that combined sales of its iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C smartphones have topped nine million units in just three days. That's almost …

Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch for Sprint: ships October 4th with 'unlimited data for life'

As has become the norm, Sprint's primary differentiator is its "unlimited data for life" policy affixed to new flagships. Granted, the carrier isn't promising that the amount it charges for said data will remain the same for life, but at least you'll have the option to pony up for it. Following the …

Nokia Lumia 1520 tipped for October release

Nokia is widely expected to launch its 6-inch Lumia 1520 'phablet' on 22 October, featuring a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 20-megapixel rear camera and a 400 mAh battery.<p>The latest Lumia 1520 leak comes from a user of Chinese forum Weibo, who claims to be a Windows Phone developer named …

Mobile Technology

BlackBerry C-series 'Americano' might combine best of the Z and Q

BlackBerry isn't doing so hot, with losses and layoffs in its future, but the latest leak says that its next scrabbling handhold on the receding …

Microsoft says Surface 2 with LTE launching 'early next year' - Pocket-lint

Following the launch of the Surface 2 on Monday morning, Microsoft says the LTE version of the tablet is coming "early next year."<p>Speaking on a …

Gold iPhone 5S snags $10,000 on eBay: Do they know it's not real gold? - Pocket-lint

The gold version of the iPhone 5S (or champagne as some like to call it) is driving a serious price bubble on eBay.<p>The high prices follow limited …

BlackBerry's next budget smartphone leaks, to be priced lower than Q5 - Pocket-lint

Even with the corporate environment at BlackBerry in a bit of a tough time, the company is still chugging along with its smartphone plans. BGR has …

Moto X update brings improved camera functionality, enhanced Touchless control - Pocket-lint

Motorola has begun pushing an update to T-Mobile US Moto X owners, bringing much needed enhancements to the handset. Most notably, camera quality has …

LG G2 review

The LG G2 is the beastly smartphone that is LG's answer to the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. It's a massive, yet not entirely unwieldy, smartphone …

Microsoft Surface 2 event wrap-up

We weren't surprised when Microsoft unveiled new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets at its New York City event. However, the company still had a few surprises up its sleeve, including a Music Kit, significantly improved keyboard covers and a 4K-ready docking station. You may have missed out on a …

Microsoft joins with China's BesTV to develop 'games and related services'

Microsoft has signed a deal with a Chinese IPTV firm BesTV to develop "games and related services," according to <i>Xinhuanet.</i> What that means is anyone's guess though, because there aren't many concrete details other than the fact that the duo are working together on <i>something</i>. When we asked for …

Apple TV 6.0 update returns, likely with bug fixes in tow

Apple may have been too hasty in rolling out its Apple TV 6.0 update last week, but it's been quick to make amends. The company has just re-released the upgrade with a new build number -- and, presumably, fixes for the connectivity and reset issues from the initial rollout. Otherwise, the new …

Samsung and LG settle LCD, OLED patent dispute, choose to focus on cooperation

Samsung Display and LG Display have let the lawsuits fly in a patent battle over LCD- and OLED-related technology, but today that is apparently all over. In separate statements to the press, Samsung said "we two should focus more on cementing our leadership in the global market by cooperation, …

Blackberry in $4.7bn takeover deal with Fairfax

<b>Struggling smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed in principle to be bought by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial for $4.7bn (£3bn).</b><p>Blackberry said in statement that Fairfax, its largest shareholder with about 10% of the stock, had offered $9 a share in cash to buy the company.<p>But Blackberry …

China said to be unblocking sites like Facebook, Twitter and the NYT, but only in a small part of Shanghai

Given how large a mobile market China has become, and its role in gadget manufacturing globally, we sometimes forget the government of this increasingly tech-aware country still dictates what corners of the web its peoples can see. Today, the <i>South China Morning Post</i> reports the state has decided to …

Android Device Manager Gets Remote Lock

Google has added a new feature to their Android Device Manager, you can now remotely lock your Android handset, and there is now a new lock button in …

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Up For Pre-order

We recently heard that the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini would launch on AT&T, the device is now available to pre-order for $0.99 when you take out a new …

BlackBerry agrees to go private in $4.7bn sale

BlackBerry, the beleaguered Canadian smartphone maker, has agreed to be acquired for $4.7bn (£2.9bn) by a private equity consortium led by Toronto-based Fairfax Financial.<p>Fairfax already owns 10pc of Blackberry and would pay other investors $9 per share. The deal is subject to due diligence and …

BlackBerry

Sony Xperia M Dual Launching This Month

The Sony Xperia M has been available for a while now, and Sony will be launching another version of the handset before the end of the month in …

Gear & Gadgets

Spotify Now Available In 32 Countries (video)

This month Spotify has expanded their ever growing music streaming empire to four new countries that include Taiwan, Argentina, Greece and Turkey.<p>The …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung ISOCELL Camera Technology Announced

Samsung has announced some new camera technology, in the form of a new image sensor which will be used in mobile devices, called ISOCELL.<p>The Samsung …

Mobile Devices