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Self-assembling wires could lead to faster processors

There's a very real fear that processor speed upgrades will slow to a crawl as it becomes increasingly difficult to make denser chips. Don't tell that to a team of researchers at MIT and in Chicago, though -- they've devised a chip-making technique that could keep Moore's Law relevant for a while …

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Pulse Camera Remote

The Pulse Camera Remote is a new smart device that enables you to get a great deal of control on your DSLR camera from your smartphone through the …

Cameras

Dual-lens zoom kit pushes iPhone 7 Plus camera further

The geeky excitement shared by mobile photographers over the dual-camera of the iPhone 7 Plus has not waned.<p>And as they’ve played with the small optical zoom and blurring backgrounds in portrait mode, two small accessories companies have been quietly but furiously developing a two-lens attachment …

Awesome Affinity Photo Image Editing App Created By Serif Launches On Windows

Serif has today announced the launch of its awesome Mac imaging editing application Affinity Photo, has now officially launched for Microsoft Windows …

Software

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.06.16.<p>Time of Publication: 5:45 am. 5:45 am<p>Serious photographers know that …

Stanford Professor Releases Free University-Level Digital Photography Course

A Stanford professor releasing his entire course for free. It sounds too good to be true, no? Fear not, for it has actually happened.<p>Marc Levoy is a …

Computer Science

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

These Antivirus Programs Stop the Most Ransomware

Free or paid, not all antivirus software is created equal, and this is doubly true in the case of ransomware. Even though ransomware is a fairly new …

MIT Invented A Single Sensor To Monitor The Power Used By Every Gadget In Your Home

Forget annoying smart appliances and an app for every gadget. Monitor all your home energy use in unprecedented detail.<p>Perhaps you want to monitor the gadgets and appliances in your home, but you don’t want to buy a ton of extra gadgets to do it. That’s a shame, because knowing how much electricity …

Selling

Motorcycle Hybrid Designed As A Survival Bike That Can Travel 300 Miles Without Refueling

The Survival Bike is your tactical blank canvas. A utilitarian, military-inspired super-hauler, it comes outfitted with a universal rack that accepts …

England

How to Build Your Own Arsenal Of Democracy

It’s been interesting to see Ricochet’s firearms owners come out of the woodwork and talk about the guns they own and safely enjoy, and it’s been …

The best telephoto lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs in 2018

The 10 best telephoto zoom lenses for Canon DSLRs<p>In terms of sheer quality and performance, the leading contenders are currently Canon and Tamron, …

New Canon Patent For EF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 IS Zoom Lens

<b>Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS super zoom lens</b><br>I have just gotten back from my Polar Bear Photo Tour in the Canadian sub Arctic. Trying to catch up …

Cameras

Apple is refunding all purchases of ad-blocking app Peace

Appleis refunding all purchases of Peace, the popular ad-blocking app that was pulled from the App Store last week after its creator changed his mind.<p>Peace founder Marco Arment saw his $2.99 app skyrocket in popularity when it was released Wednesday. But soon he was lamenting that its success "just …

Apps

Yes, Anti-Facial-Recognition Glasses Are Coming

The perfect gift for that person in your life who wants to take their privacy protection offline, too. But is it just window dressing?<p>Has the encroachment of facial-recognition software made you a little uneasy? Are you concerned that cameras are tracking your every movement in public? Are you not …

Redefining the state of the art: Vinnie Rossi LIO Integrated Amplifier

Any way you want it, the Vinnie Rossi LIO can deliver the best sound from your LPs, digital files, headphones or speakers, LIO can do it all.<p>The Vinnie Rossi LIO Integrated Amplifier is a unique design, I've never seen or heard anything like it before. LIO is a modular component, so it can be …

Audiophile

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

How to Buy The Right LED | Lightbulb Reviews - Consumer Reports

The guy standing in the lightbulb aisle at the home center was helpful this time. He knew plenty about LEDs, even which dimmers worked with them. But …

Four Must-Have In-Car Smartphone Apps – Feature

From the February 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Automakers and tech giants are striving to better integrate mobile devices into cars, hoping to increase safety by reducing distraction. The now-ubiquitous center screen is key, allowing direct app integration or in-car phone-mirroring solutions. These …

Apps

How To Buy An LED That Fits Your Fixture - Consume Reports

The LED lightbulb display at the home center wasn’t helpful and the clerk who worked in that section was down on LEDs—too much money, he said—and …