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How to track your sleep using your iPhone and Apple Watch

You don’t have to be a scientist to know that a good night’s sleep is conducive to your overall wellbeing and health. On that note, a while ago we …

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

Internet-connected smart TVs and streaming devices from Vizio, LG, Samsung, Sony, Roku, Google and others can all spy on your viewing habits. Here's how to stop them.<p>When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to …

Televisions

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 40-150 mm f/2.8 ED PRO review - Introduction

Recently the Olympus company have been making a big splash concerning their PRO series lenses. It started in September 2013 with the M.Zuiko Digital …

10 Affordable Lenses for Landscape Photographers

When it comes to landscape photography, it’s a known fact that you don’t need the most expensive lenses out there. Instead, much of it is about your …

Tilt-shift

Choosing the best Olympus lenses for your M.Zuiko collection (2016)

As of 2016, Micro Four Thirds has the largest number of lenses available for a mirrorless system. Of these lenses, 23 have been produced by Olympus, …

35 Cool Photos of Cat Ladies We Want To Be Friends With

A long time ago, the phrase “cat lady” was used to poke fun at women who chose to be single, growing old and devoting all their care and attention on …

Pets

Man Attaches GoPro Camera to LEGO Train and Records Its Journey Through the House & Garden

TrainGuy 659 built a LEGO train set back in January, mounted a GoPro camera on the lead locomotive, and recorded its long journey through his home …

Watch: Three photographers just climbed one of the world’s tallest buildings bare-handed

Three men from Russia and Ukraine climbed to the pinnacle of one of the world’s tallest towers, bare-handed, to take selfies at the top. Again.<p>The group, including Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov from photography collective On The Roofs, scaled the Shun Hing Tower in Shenzhen, while most of the …

Architecture

Impressive and Powerful Horses Photos

Wojtek Kwiatkowski is a Polish photographer who loves passionately Arabian horses, and tries, in his photos, to capture their beauty and their soul. …

Forget All the Fancy Photo Gear, Here Is What a Truly Minimalistic Photographer Looks Like

As a follow up to my most recent article about making a living using nothing more than an iPhone camera, I wanted to dig a little deeper into my …

Mobile Photography

Take your fitness in hand with smartwatch SHIFT band

With the watch now reinvented, a pair of avid runners believe it’s time to reinvent the watch band.<p>They have created a band that moves the face of a smartwatch to the spot on the hand just below where the thumb and forefinger meet. The result for runners, cyclists or anyone using the Apple Watch’s …

Smartwatches

How to get gorgeous new Apple TV screensavers on your Mac

One of the coolest features of the new Apple TV is its absolutely stunning new screensavers, which fly you through some of the most gorgeous locations in the world.<p>Apple hasn’t announced any plans to bring the screensavers over to the Mac yet, but they’re such a perfect fit that developer John …

Awesome Gear for iPhone Photography — Tools and Toys

The iPhone has become the world’s most popular camera, and for good reason. Focus pixels, face detection, auto-stabilization, optical image …

Satechi Apple Watch Grip Mount Fits on Your Steering Wheel or Bicycle Handlebar

Who said Apple Watch only fits on your wrist? Using Satechi’s latest Apple Watch grip mount, you can mount the smartwatch on your steering wheel or …

Sphero Announces iPhone-Controlled BB-8 Droid From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Sphero, the company responsible for creating robotic balls that can be controlled by iPhones, today announced a remote-controlled BB-8, a droid from the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>While BB-8 can be controlled with an iPhone, it also comes with a patrol mode that allows the droid …

Robotics

Hands On: RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 1.0.1 (iOS) - (Aug 14)

updated 07:31 am EDT, Fri August 14, 2015<p>by MacNN Staff<p>Classic amusement park building game gets ported to iOS<p>We adored building simulation games as …

Apps

THE SELECTS: Landscapes by Jay Patel

Colorado

Watching kids react to the original iPod will make you feel old

In my mind, the original iPod basically came out yesterday. Which is why it’s more than a little surreal — yet strangely amusing — watching kids who weren’t even born in 2001 react to it like they’re archeologists uncovering the relics of a bygone civilization.<p>Does it make calls? Does it have …

iPod

All aboard! 16 years in the making, the world’s largest model railway, complete with 100 trains, 3,000 buildings and NINE MILES of track (but don’t call it a toy!)

• <b>Northlandz model railroad, is in Flemington, New Jersey</b>• <b><br>It took 16 years to complete and was constructed by hand by Bruce Williams Zaccagnino</b>• <b><br>The model</b> …

Minion-like Apple Watch stand is so cute it’s creepy

We hope that the designer of this cute Apple Watch stand doesn’t get an adorable little cease-and-desist letter in the mail.<p>The WatchMe stand bears an uncanny resemblance to the stars of some despicable memes scattered across the Internet like salt, but it isn’t a complete rip-off. They don’t have …

My favorite Apple Watch apps for July 24, 2015

If you love taking trips, watching movies, and viewing your friends’ photos, then you will really like this week’s Apple Watch app list. All three …

Silverlit’s DigiCam RC Helicopter is a Tiny Camera with Rotors Attached

If you have ever looked at a camera lens and wished you could simply stick helicopter rotors on it and then fly it around the house, you are in luck. …

Crazy Minecrafter built a pixel artwork from over 1.1 million blocks

This picture of video game characters Kerrigan, Deathwing and Diablo is made out of pixels, but not the kind you think: Each pixel is a Minecraft voxel.<p>Thorlar Thorlarian is one magnificent lunatic. The Twitch streamer and self-described Pixel Art King claims to have broken the world record for the …

This is the Coolest Mac App I’ve Seen in a Long Time, and it’s Ridiculously Simple

Sometimes things don’t have to be very complex to have an impact. In fact, Apple’s entire design esthetic focuses on the “less is more” philosophy, …

Mac App Store

The Round Apple Watch That Should Have Been

Most of the Apple pundits and aficionados out there (of which I am occasionally one) all seem to agree that the company made the right decision going …

LUNATIK Epik Rugged Outer For Apple Watch (video)

LUNATIK the serial Kickstarter company that has previously designed a number of wearable products which originally transformed the Apple iPod Nano …