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Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

Memory cards come in many shapes and sizes, and there’s a greater variety of formats and features than ever, complicating the buying process for …

Online Life

Snapshots of virtual reality with Nokia camera - Business

Nokia Technologies launched its state-of-the-art virtual reality camera called OZOin the Chinese market as a springboard for the Finnish technology …

Intel explains how USB Type-C will make you forget about the 3.5mm audio jack

Upcoming smartphones might not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. It all still hangs on a rumor that Apple's iPhone will shun all connectors but its …

Four Reasons You Should Work In A National Park

Whether you're a high school graduate looking for a gap year before college, or a retired couple wanting to see the country, consider spending a season in a National Park or two.<p>What do you have in your backyard?<p>Mine includes the Continental Triple Divide, twenty-five glaciers, a multitude of bears …

National Parks

The vast majority of expiration dates are bogus — here's how long your food is still good

But most expiration dates are largely made up. According to The National Resource Defense Council, the "sell by" dates do indicate not whether foods are safe to eat — they simply tell you when food will reach its limits for "optimal quality."<p>The handy website StillTasty compiles data from sources …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: Possibly the most complete smartphone ever made

<i>Editorial Note: The Note 7 has been discontinued due to continued risk of fire. This review is for all intents and purposes now simply a historical archive of this smartphone’s short-lived greatness.</i><p><i>In other words, if you find somewhere that still sells it, do not buy it, unless you enjoy toasted</i> …

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been recalled

Google launches its Facetime-like Duo video calling app

After unveiling Duo at its I/O conference in May, Google has finally launched its free cross-platform video calling app on Android and iOS today.<p>Duo lets you make one-on-one video calls with anyone else who has the app; all you need to hit them up is their phone number. At present, it’s fairly …

DIYP reviews the SYRP Genie Mini - A Clever camera motion solution

I recently had the opportunity to review the Syrp Genie Mini Panning Motion Control System for time lapse and live action video ($249 from B&H, …

You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here's How

Turmeric is quickly becoming an “it” superfood. You’ve probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest and Instagram in the form of golden-hues …

Cirquids are the saltwater circuit boards of the future

When you think of circuit boards, you traditionally think of those firm green slabs, made up of etched copper laminated to a piece of glass with various chips and components soldered on.<p>A project called Cirquids from designer Dorothee Clasen has a new spin on circuitry, using paper, wax, and the …

Samsung introduces Galaxy Note7 with 5.7″ dual-edge display, improved stylus, iris scanner, preorder on August 3

After much speculation, Samsung has officially unveiled details around its Note7 smartphone. The company has brought the best of the Galaxy S7 into its next generation Note device and even added new features, such as an iris scanner, a GIF maker, and a reimagined stylus that delivers a more natural …

Build your own DIY field monitor for shooting with DSLRs

Whether you’re shooting video or stills, field monitors can be invaluable. For video the advantages are obvious. Nailing focus is a lot easier on a …

Nexus 7

Super Slow Motion Shows How an SLR Camera Shutter Works

I'll never get tired of slow motion. Things are easier to explain, and they just look cooler. Check out this great slow motion video that takes you …

FCC votes to begin working toward 5G wireless networks

In a unanimous vote this morning, the Federal Communications Commission approved a plan to begin readying the United States for 5G wireless networks.<p>The proceedings will lead to the commission opening up airwaves that allow for faster data speeds; rights to those airwaves will then be auctioned off …

Finally, a reliable 65-foot USB connection

Everyone, at some point or another, has wished that they could have a longer USB cable: whether it's a few more inches to reach the plug under your desk, a 5-foot long cord to plug a phone in on your nightstand, or a 65-foot long USB cable that stretches across your …

Remote control your DSLR for less than $40

For several years now, Camranger has been the only choice if you want to tether your Nikon, Sony or Canon DSLR wirelessly to your phone or tablet. …

Remote Controls

Google and LinkedIn just made a huge property deal

The deal includes Google forking over properties in Mountain View and Sunnyvale while snapping up LinkedIn's real estate in the North Bayshore area, near its own HQ.<p>The "stunning 'grand bargain'" includes 1 million square feet of existing buildings and 2.4 million square feet of land for …

Segway creator's advanced prosthetic arm arrives in late 2016

Mobius Bionics will be the first to offer Dean Kamen's Luke arm.<p>Segway creator Dean Kamen's Luke prosthetic arm has been a long time in coming -- the FDA approved it two years ago. At last, however, it's nearly here. Mobius Bionics has revealed that it will offer the Luke arm sometime in late 2016. …

Bionics

10 Cooking Tricks Using This One Kitchen Staple

Unless your refrigerator is top-of-the-line — complete with an ice dispenser — chances are you're using an ice cube tray to keep your drinks cool. …

HP Spectre review: an ultra shiny, ultra portable MacBook competitor

If you’re looking for a premium, ultraportable laptop, there aren’t many options to be found in the Windows world. Apple’s been owning this segment of the laptop market for so long that it almost feels like other companies have given up. But they haven’t, and HP is trying its hardest to change that …

IBM is moving into hospitals to help doctors read X-rays better

In theory, this seems like a great idea: Remove some of the human error, for example, that happens when radiologists looks too quickly at a mammogram and misses something by using a machine that doesn't get tired or confused. But it needs to be put to the test.<p>That's why Watson Health is partnering …

Away from the city lights of the West, the night sky promises a dazzling celestial show

When I was a kid, summers meant evenings outside, falling asleep while watching stars parade westward over my family’s corn and cotton fields in Northern California. My star atlas sat by my sleeping bag, its spine ragged <b></b>from constant use, its pages sloughing off by the score.<p>Only gathering clouds …

Eye Eye is a remote smartphone camera for tight, perilous spaces

All sorts of neat places exist that are too perilous for your phone — under the surface of a lake, for example, or down some dark hole in a cave. For …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week of June 6)

<b>Highlights from the week in tech:</b> Twitter locked millions of user accounts this week in response to a potential leak of 33 million passwords by hackers. They weren’t the only ones to fall victim to hacking, as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had some of his social media accounts compromised.<p>Bloomberg …

Here's 50 ways to use gaffer tape and some of them might surprise you

In the words of Jay P Morgan, “If you can’t fix it with gaff tape, it probably does not deserve to be fixed”, and he’s right. Gaffer tape (or gaff …

What a Cyclorama is (and Why You Need One)

Photography is one of those fields that has hundreds of scientific, technological and creative terms associated with it. There's no real surprise in …

Segway launches $1,000 self-balancing scooter you can control like a drone from your phone

Segway, the two-wheeled self-balancing scooter brand acquired by Chinese rival Ninebot last year, has launched a brand-new transporter vehicle in North America.<p>Available to preorder today through Amazon for $1,000, with a normal list price of $1,300, the Ninebot by Segway MiniPro doesn’t sport a …

Researchers created a robotic hand that is eerily human-like and can learn on its own

Typing out an email or setting up a pot of coffee are things we can do bleary eyed in the morning, but the movements our hands have to make to complete such tasks are truly complex, human skills.<p>That's why for robots to advance to the point where they can take care of our elderly or help clean our …

8 Camera Lenses That Will Transform Your iPhone Photos

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