Ken Lipworth

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Update every Apple device you have as soon as possible

If you’re reading this on an Apple device, stop. Go update it.<p>Today, Apple released updates to the operating systems behind all its most popular devices—including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Apple computers—and although the company often updates its operating systems with minor …

MacBook Pro

The Purposeful Photographer

<i>Andy Biggs' magnificent work from Africa, like all of his photography, is driven by his five core adjectives. He finds the approach to be liberating,</i> …

Nature Photography

Electronic implant in 'Spock' nerve could reverse rheumatoid arthritis

A simple electronic implant into the 'Spock' nerve could reverse the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, clinical trials in the Netherlands have shown.<p>The vagus nerve has been called the ‘captain’ of all nerves because it is linked to so many crucial parts of the body including the heart and the …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

USB ports are the new cup holders, and it could be bad for the planet

Bloomberg's Jeff Green reports that the "number of vehicles sold in the U.S. with USB charge ports rose to about 14.6 million last year from about 3.3 million in 2005."<p>Many new cars have more than one port: the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan will come standard with nine, the most available in any …

Interview: The Illustrious Career of Photographer Rodney Smith

With an illustrious career spanning over 45 years, New York-based photographer Rodney Smith has produced countless images that are a perfect blend of sophistication and whimsy. Shooting on film with a medium-format Hasselblad, Smith creates enchanting portraits of classically styled figures posing …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

Uber offers $3bn for Nokia's digital mapping service

Uber has reportedly made a $3bn bid for Nokia Here, in an attempt to reduce its reliance on Google Maps<p>Uber, the minicab app, has reportedly bid $3 billion for digital mapping service Nokia Here, one of the main competitors to Google Maps.<p>It is thought that the acquisition could help Uber with …

Why Your Lightroom CC May Actually Be Slower with the New GPU Acceleration

When Adobe unveiled Lightroom CC/6 last month, one of the big features in the update was support for graphics processors (GPU) in order to speed …

Add Graphene To Spider Silk To Create The Strongest Fiber Yet

Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade<p>Your move, limpets. Earlier this year, the long-reigning champion of the Strongest Biological Material Competition, spider silk, was usurped by the upstart limpet teeth. But we all knew that the arachnids would not go quietly into the night.<p>In an unorthodox move, …

Graphene

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Five Useful Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe makes life easier for Lightroom users by building in keyboard shortcuts. You probably know some of the more important ones by heart (e.g.: T to …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Medicine