Michael Depraida

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How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery

Bring back the iPod with some style<p>Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones can play music with their fancy streaming services and gigabytes of storage, but nothing beats the elegant style, refined design, and tactile click wheel of a classic …

Gear & Gadgets

How to create sparkling eyes in oil paint

The eyes are the most important element of any successful portrait, but many people struggle to know how to draw them correctly. In this article, I …

Crucial

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone's camera you never knew until now

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Samsung Galaxy

Beautiful Lettering Artworks

Gemma O’Brien is an award-winning artist and designer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 10 years, Gemma O’Brien has taken her passion for …

Typography

$26 device uses your phone to beam holographic navigation onto your car’s dash

The head-up display (HUD) systems that come in cars from the likes of Mercedes and BMW are cool, but they don’t even offer half the features you’ll …

Exploring the Planets with an Amateur Telescope

Many people are the proud owners of new telescopes each year—received as gifts during the holidays, from birthdays, graduations, and anniversaries. …

How Infrared Photography Can Turn Your Ordinary Images into Magical Photos

It’s sort of a reverse magic trick: now you don’t see it—now you do.<p>Infrared (IR) light is the light we don’t see, but we can photograph its …

BME680 Sensor Board Temperature, Humidity, Pressure and Gas Sensor Arrives At Adafruit

Makers, developers, electronic enthusiasts and hobbyists waiting for the arrival of the BME680 sensor board from Bosch at the Adafruit online store …

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The Bartender Fonts Collection from Vintage Voyage Design Co.

The Bartender Collection – 12 super stylish retro fonts from Vintage Voyage Design Co.Look at this beautiful collection of vintage inspired fonts! …

Typography

Canon PowerShot G3 X Review: One Camera Worth Considering

The lens itself also has a minimum focus distance of 5 cm, which will enable you to get respectable photos of small subjects like flowers or insects. …

Weirdness: Swords and Underpants, That's All a Real Witcher 3 Player Needs

Good golly, and we thought we were tough for finishing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Blood and Broken Bones difficulty. YouTube user Aeraloth has …

500-Plus DRM-Free PC Games Discounted In New GOG Sale

The official start to Spring is still a few weeks off, but that hasn't stopped The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red from kicking off a Spring Sale for its DRM-free PC store, GOG.<p>Started today, the six-day Spring Sale features 500-plus deals, with some titles and bundles marked down by as much as 90 …

DRM

Tips of the Week: Gap Filling, No-Welder “Welding,” Goofy and Great Headlamps

I am really enjoying putting together these weekly <i>Tips of the Week</i> articles (every Friday). I love scoping out all of the videos, tweets, Instagram feeds, and <i>Instructables</i> projects from the makers I follow in search of great tips, techniques, and hacks. This week, I nabbed several tips, namely …

Woodworking

Freebie Alert: Download Auto FX Free and Get 10 Photoshop Plug-Ins and a Standalone App

We all like free stuff, right? Well, all it takes is a quick click of your mouse to download Auto FX Free and get 10 full-version Photoshop plug-is …

Tutorials

Porn actors working with VR cameras strapped on 'having trouble keeping it up'

If having a guy in a mesh vest and bum bag holding a boom wasn’t enough to turn you off (yes, I like to imagine the porn industry to still look like</i> …

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. He created the image below that shows the observable …

Astrophysics

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

How to Bring Your RAW Images Into Photoshop the Right Way

If you're editing a raw image file in Photoshop, your first stop in most cases is Adobe Camera Raw (ACR), Adobe's raw development software for …

Tutorials

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Wither Adobe Bridge?

If you're a Photoshop user accustomed to managing their image library with Adobe Bridge, it may be time to rethink things....

Tutorials

Focus Stacking: how to extend depth of field in Photoshop

<i>Shooting anything up close requires incredible patience and extreme precision. If your close-up photography isn’t sharp then you’re not only wasting</i> …

Tutorials

Seven European countries where your dollar will go further

If you're aware of the euro weakening considerably against the dollar in recent months, you've likely contemplated a trip to Europe. But one question remains: In which destinations will your dollar go the absolute furthest?<p>The short (and quite welcome) answer is that all of the 19 Eurozone …

European Travel

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