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Tesla finally unleashes full power of Ludicrous performance cars after customer complaints

There’s another episode in the long saga of Tesla’s max power limitations on its Ludicrous performance cars and it finally looks like it might be the last as Tesla now unleashed the full power without restrictions.<p>You might remember in March when we spoke too soon by reporting that “the controversy …

Tesla

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

7 self-driving car milestones to look out for in 2017

Self-driving cars had a big year in 2016.<p>Uber launched a pilot program for its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, followed by a short-lived one in San Francisco before ultimately going to Arizona. Tesla also started installing hardware that can enable full autonomy in October.<p>But traditional …

German automakers who once laughed off Elon Musk are now starting to worry

It wasn't long ago when the German car industry was still laughing out loud about Elon Musk and his Tesla Motors electric car company.<p>The proud makers of the world's top-selling luxury brands such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Porsche could not fathom how a small-time, loss-making upstart from …

Tesla

This promising Tesla rival imagines a future where you never have to own a car again

"Initially, more vehicles will be sold, that is the current practice at the moment. More cars are sold than are going into these other forms of use," Nick Sampson, Faraday's head of research and development and a former Tesla exec, told Tech Insider.<p>"But over time, we believe the industry will …

Tesla has big plans for the next 4 years

Reuters<p>Elon Musk's plans for Tesla Motors over the the next four years are nothing short of ambitious.<p>Among other things, Musk has promised to dramatically increase car production, launch one (or possibly two) completely new cars, and conquer self-driving vehicles.<p>Here’s a closer look at what …

2015 Best of Year Camera Awards

From professional DSLRs to pocket-sized powerhouses, these are the best cameras of the year.

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Solu: the Finnish pocket computer that wants to take over the world

Photograph: PR<p>Solu is sold through Kickstarter for €349.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/10/16/1444973021691/69f6f3ea-91d8-46c0-aaf3-4cfc7ef2f955-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Solu is sold through Kickstarter for …

Operating Systems

Denon's 2014 AV receivers packed with HDMI and wireless connectivity

The three new S-Series receivers from Denon all pack built-in Bluetooth and HDMI 2.0, starting at a very competitive $250 entry-level price.<p>Denon is always one of the last of the major manufacturers to announce its new AV receivers in a given year, but this year's models appear to have been worth …

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

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Prosthetic limb used to restore 'near-natural' sense of touch, claims DARPA

The US military agency DARPA says it has successfully restored a test subject's sense of touch using a prosthetic hand connected directly to the brain. The research was carried out on an anonymous 28-year-old man, who was paralyzed after suffering a spinal cord injury more than a decade ago. An …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro goes on a diet, hits 60 mph in 4.0 seconds

For the first time in its nearly 50-year history, the new model Chevrolet Camaro doesn't look radically different than its forbear. From nearly every angle, the still-handsome sixth-generation 2016 model is a studied evolution of its predecessor.<p>So you'd be forgiven for thinking that General Motors …

9 Helpful Apps for Photographers

Hopefully I’m not the only photographer in the world that tends to get quite excited when I discover a new app, or software that could definitely be …

Apps

OnePlus 2 review: a real ‘flagship killer’?

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Sandstone black back feels like light sandpaper, which makes for an easy-to-grip phone.<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/bad577b486617e239ed16bafcbee662d3b7337af/0_0_2100_1260/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The mute slider on the side works well …

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How to Get Started with Off-Camera Flash Photography - Start With One!

I was prompted to write this article in the hope of answering the many questions I get asked about flash photography: “I find flash photography very …

Photography

Simple Steps for Focus Stacking in Photoshop

Focus stacking is an effective way to achieve deep depth of field; it’s a technique that’s especially used in macro photography. The idea is to make …

Tutorials

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Charming Newborn Photos Taken with Dad are Created Without Photoshop

Polish parents Ania Waluda and Michal Zawer are both photographers. So, when it came to newborn photos of their daughter Emilia, they decided to get creative. They captured these whimsical images featuring Zawer and his little girl, and it appears as though she's magically floating in mid-air. This …

12 Funny Photos of Animals On Top of Miscellaneous Things

While the same species tend to stick together, the animal kingdom is a funny place, and occasionally you see different creatures interacting with each other in unexpected ways. The adorable friendships between cats and dogs and even lions, tigers, and bears have been documented, but it's not often …

How to Edit Videos in Photoshop

With almost all of our cameras featuring video capabilities (I’m looking at you, Nikon Df), most of you have probably considered going beyond the …

Konost Hopes to Launch ‘The World’s First True Digital Rangefinder’

There’s a mysterious and intriguing new website online for a startup camera company called Konost. From the looks of it, the team is trying to build …

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center Led By Former Apple Engineer

Ford is ready to get a little cozier with the tech industry. In an event today, Ford took the wraps off its brand new research center located in the Stanford Research Park.<p>At the 25,000-square-foot facility today, Ford CEO Mark Fields was there to made it clear the car maker was hunting for the …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

This Is the Best Cheap Wi-Fi Router You Can Buy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy.</i> <i>Read the original full article below at</i> …

Wi-Fi

5 tech gifts you shouldn't buy this holiday season

When you're trying to buy the perfect gift for a friend or family member this Christmas, you're probably going to think about something digital. With smartphones, tablets, TVs, headphones, home theater soundbars, gaming consoles, robots, cameras, cases, video games and more in stores, the options …

HBO to offer its programming over the Internet

In a blow to cable and satellite TV providers, HBO will offer its programs directly to consumers over the Internet — potentially giving millions more Americans another reason to cancel their pay TV service.<p>The premium network — home to "Game of Thrones," "Boardwalk Empire," "True Blood" and other …

Pay-TV

12 Ways Corporations Are Secretly Manipulating Your Emotions

You might not realize it, but all sorts of companies have developed all sorts of tactics meant to encourage you to take out that credit card.<p>What do they know that we don't? The corporate powers that be have long recognized that human beings are not rational creatures, but rather emotional beings …

8 Ways I Trick Myself Into Going To The Gym

I know.<p>Really — I <i>know</i>.<p>Yes, I have tried to negotiate, and yes, I've looked into other gyms, but after joining my Manhattan chain on a corporate discount that was about $20 less than I currently pay, I couldn't bear to leave the gym when I went back to civilian status after changing jobs. I love the …