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Mega Review: The absolute best portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy

<i>Updated for 2015! The Best Bluetooth Speakers review has now moved here!</i><p><i>TL;DR: Overall winner (updated), Best Value, Best sound, Best Portable/Sound, Charger too, Apps/Updates, more</i><p>Spring is finally here and it is time to bring our music and speakerphones outside. There’s no better way to enjoy …

Apple Devices Will Outsell Windows Devices In 2013 For The First Time Ever

For the past few decades, Microsoft has absolutely dominated Apple when it comes to the number of Microsoft devices sold versus Apple devices, but 2013 will be the year that everything changes.<p>A report from Gartner claims that Microsoft’s reign is coming to an end, as 2013 will be the first year …

T-Mobile iPhone Users Can Now Update Devices To Get LTE And Visual Voicemail

True to its word, T-Mobile just pushed out an update for all unlocked iPhones on their network that enables LTE, Visual Voicemail, HD Voice and more.<p>Users can get the update via OTA or manually updating through iTunes. The update doesn’t change the software version on your device, so if you’re …

Apple Makes Its Online Store More Friendly With Touch-Based Devices

Apple’s online store has never really been suited to mobile devices. Sure, there’s the Apple Store app for the iPhone, but navigating to the actual website on iOS isn’t the best experience. On the iPhone, the desktop site is squeezed into a narrow, 4-inch display. You have to zoom in to actually …

Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

Apple is close to signing a deal with both Warner Music and Universal Music Group for its rumored streaming music service, reports <i>CNET</i>.<p>Content negotiations between Apple and record companies were said to have stagnated because the Cupertino-based company was offering low royalty rates, but <i>CNET'</i>s …

T-Mobile USA Rolling Out Software Update for Existing Unlocked iPhone Customers

In line with a report from earlier this week, <i>TmoNews</i> reports that T-Mobile USA has begun rolling out software updates for existing customers running unlocked iPhones on its network.<p>As the carrier notes in its support forum, the update enables a number of features, including LTE support where …

Progress: Apple is pushing for an iRadio summertime launch

As part of a wide-ranging music industry story by Greg Sandoval at The Verge, details on Apple’s upcoming streaming radio project seem to be clearing up.<p>Much has been written about Apple’s plan to launch a Pandora-esque service this year. Now multiple music industry insiders have told <i>The Verge</i> that …

Amazon takes on Dropbox with new Cloud Drive file syncing feature

Amazon has updated its Cloud Drive platform with a file sync feature across computers. This new feature allows Amazon to take on Dropbox by allowing users to sync chosen content within a folder across the web and a folder on OS X and Windows. Amazon users get 5GB of storage for free, which is the …

Apple begins seeding first OS X 10.8.4 beta to testers, developers

Apple has begun seeding its next OS X Mountain Lion update, OS X 10.8.4, to AppleSeed testers. Apple will likely begin seeding this to registered OS X developers soon…<p>Apple does not specify what the update includes, but it is likely focused on bug fixes and performance improvements like most OS X …

Simplifying Off-Camera Photography Lighting

When shooting photos for a wedding, or for any other event, you want things to go quickly and smoothly, and so do your clients. Being able to make …

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>Yes, Google …

Apps

The Week in Tweaks: Automatic App Store updates, a new screen recorder, and more for your jailbroken iOS device

<i>Here’s a look at some of the most fun or useful jailbreak tweaks that came out this week. If you like these tweaks, but don’t have a jailbroken iOS device, you can check out</i> <i>jailbrea.kr</i> <i>to learn more about how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.</i><p><b>Auto App Updater – $2.99</b><p>Auto App Updater is …

Facebook is testing out a new button

It seems like Facebook is just testing out a whole bunch of new features, and it doesn’t look like it has any intention of stopping anytime soon. …

Try and Buy: Canon Singapore's New Program

You can practically try just about anything first, before making a decision to purchase. That would be true for most things, from clothing, some food …

The iOS 7 Jailbreak Might Already Be In The Chamber

We’ve openly speculated that the Evasi0n jailbreak might be the last public jailbreak now that Apple has closed the security holes that makes evasi0n work, but maybe we spoke too soon: well-known jailbreaker posixninjasays he’s collected enough new exploits in iOS 6.1.3 to patch together another …

Beamer Is Better Than Mountain Lion At AirPlay Video… On Any Mac!

Without a doubt, my favorite Mountain Lion feature is AirPlay Mirroring, which allows me to easily mirror whatever is happening on my Mac to my Apple TV. My girlfriend and I use it pretty much all the time to watch movies at night — I digitized our vast DVD collection long ago to save space. It’s …

Smart TV

Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called <i>Babel</i>. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform …

Apple “Pushing Hard” For Summer iRadio Launch [Rumor]

Apple has been rumored to release a Spotify-like music streaming service for quite some time, but complicated licensing negations with the record labels have kept the product at bay. Multiple reports from this year alone have suggested that Apple is finally starting to gain momentum; it seems clear …

PocketWizard Plus X Remotes Break the $100 Barrier

This is what I have wanted from PocketWizard for a long time: a sub-$100 remote.<p>Basically, the new Plus X transceiver has everything you really …

Review: Olympus 75mm f1.8 Lens

2012 has been quite a year for Olympus, beginning with the release of their incredibly exciting and postively reviewed OM-D E-M5 micro four thirds …

Review: Zeiss 15mm f2.8 (Canon EF Mount)

We’ve been testing the (quite literally) recently announced Carl Zeiss 15mm f2.8 lens for a little while now. Rumors of the lens first appeared …

Review: Rokinon 14mm f2.8 (Canon EF Mount)

Look through YouTube, forums, and other websites asking people about some of their favorite wide angle prime lenses: and you’ll probably find out …

How to Remove Distractions from the Background of a Photo with Photoshop

Anyone who has shot group photos outdoors knows that determining the best camera location can be a difficult task. On bright, sunny days you can’t …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

Digital Photography

Phottix's 16" Multi-Boom Will Make Tilting Your Softbox Simpler

Phottix has been known to make some very cool things. We reviewed their Odin TTL triggers a while ago and fell in love with them. But recently, they …