Michael Henriksen

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This Is Possibly the Best Outdoor Shirt Ever

I’ve been a late convert to fancy synthetic top layers in the backcountry. Yes, I know “cotton kills,” which is why I’ve always had synthetic layers …

Does the launch of the new iPhone signal a leap forward in smartphone technology?

Does the new iPhone signal a leap forward in smartphone technology?<p>Olof Karp, UK & Ireland country manager at PriceSpy, says YES.<p>Apple has announced …

Learn the Photosynthesis Formula

Photosynthesis<p>Organisms need energy to survive. Some organisms are capable of absorbing energy from sunlight and using it to produce sugar and other …

Kodak unveils the Printomatic: A point-and-shoot 'instant print' camera

There's a new instant camera in town. Revealed by Kodak earlier today, the Printomatic is a point-and-shoot 'instant print' digital camera: meaning …

Kodak

Tim Cook reveals how Apple thinks different about charity

After Apple ranked third in <i>Fortune’</i>s annual list of companies that Change the World, Tim Cook sat down for a wide-ranging interview to discuss how Apple is making a dent in the universe now.<p>The Apple CEO talked about everything from education and health initiatives to how Cupertino thinks different …

A week with Hasselblad's agile medium-format mirrorless camera

Paris is a magical place if you have the right partner, and who better than Hasselblad's X1D? The first-ever medium-format mirrorless camera (available in silver or black) is slim, stunning and easy to bring anywhere. Yes, it's costly as hell, but for the right kind of buyer, $9,000 (plus thousands …

Canada Officially Completes the World’s Longest Continuous Trail System, The Great Trail

Based on land mass alone, Canada is the second largest country in the world — but leave it to Canadians to devise an interconnected network of trails …

Seven Tips to Make Your Instagram Feed Stand Out

So you’ve had Instagram for a while and you upload photos regularly, but nobody seems to care. No likes, no follows, and no comments. Boo. Give these …

Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

Clever iPhone battery case charges AirPods, too

Where do you put your AirPods when they’re not in your ears? Eric Migicovsky kept forgetting and when he did find them, he sometimes realized he had forgotten to charge them.<p>So he and a couple of friends came up with the PodCase, a relatively slim iPhone battery case that holds a set of AirPods and …

How the movie Her inspired Apple to create a better Siri

For its next act with Siri, Apple is taking some cues from one of the tech world’s biggest sources of inspiration: Hollywood.<p>With the release of iOS 11 later this month, Siri is set to get some big upgrades. The most notable will be the AI helper’s silky-smooth voice. And according to one Apple …

You've Been Foam Rolling All Wrong — Here's How a Trainer Suggests You Do It

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Foam Rollers<p>How to Foam Roll<p>You've Been Foam Rolling All Wrong — Here's How a Trainer Suggests You Do It<p>Shares<p>It seems like …

Manual Photography Cheat Sheet Infographic

Photography is slowly taking over the world; it’s everywhere. Take a look at social media. Facebook, Twitter & Instagram are packed with photography. …

Social Media

Say Hello to the Down-iest Synthetic Jacket Ever

Patagonia’s new insulated jacket, the Micro Puff Hoody, is not insulated with down, but with PlumaFill, a synthetic fiber. I’m very much aware of …

Hidden Siri Commands and Unusual Responses

Digital assistants can be useful for performing a variety of tasks hands free, especially while in the car or while you have your hands full. While …

Tech Trends

8-Bit vs 16-Bit Photos: Here’s What the Difference Is

More bits are better, right? But do you really know the difference between 8-bit and 16-bit images? Photo educator Nathaniel Dodson breaks it down …

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

The Pullover, Reinvented<p>Pullovers Work Damn Near Everything<p>Pullovers are one of the most underrated exercises. Besides improving stability and …

How to integrate iPhone into your strength training regimen

Strength training may not be well-supported on iPhone or other Apple accessories, but there are a few options out there. We'll run through the three …

Apple Watch

Why Apple Essentially Now Owns the Entire High-End Smartwatch Market

Fitbit Inc. (FIT) , Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) and Samsung each showed off new smartwatches at the recent IFA conference. None of them looked much like an …

Why Bit Depth and Shooting in Raw Are So Important for Your Images

We've all heard it hundreds of times: unless you're a journalist zooming off shots to an editor as the action happens, you should be shooting in raw. …

5 Things to Avoid in Nature Photography

Guest Post from John Stuart, on behalf of Tusk Photo. Tusk Photo is a leading wildlife photography tours and safaris.It falls short but it’s all you …

Manual Settings for Beginner Photographers

Recently an intern joined me and drove me up the wall with questions about manual settings for photogra​​phy. Questions like ​”What zoom range should …

Shutter Speed

You Need to Take More Self-Portraits

As photographers, we may not always think about taking pictures of ourselves, but having a current headshot is extremely important. Think of it as …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

7 California surf breaks you NEED to visit

Some of the lesser-known waves up and down the Golden State coastline.<p>California. A place where dreams are made, a place where dreams are chased. For …

How to handle iOS 11's big Lock Screen change

After installing iOS 11, you're bound to notice a lot of small changes and some bigger changes. There's the ability to record your screen, a customizable control center and then there's… Notification Center.<p>Actually, it's no longer called Notification Center. It's now called Lock Screen. In fact, …

The 10,000 Track Limit: Why I Switched from Spotify to Apple Music

Say what you will about the deluge of subscriptions, but I like subscribing to a streaming music service so I can explore music without the stress of …

Apple Music

Film vs. Digital: Let’s Put It to the Test

Have you ever heard the argument that digital just doesn’t have the same <i>look</i> as film? Well, let’s put that argument to rest. I have painstakingly …

History of Surfing: Blackball Blues

Surf laws and regulations during the boom years<p><i>The bright yellow flag with the solid back circle.</i> The signal for surfers to clear the water at many …

PSA: Canon issues service notice for EF 50mm F1.4 focus issue

If you own a Canon EF 50mm F1.4 USM lens, listen up: Canon has issued a 'service notice' for your lens. If your lens matches the serial numbers …