Ryan Thomas

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20 Creative Business Cards for Architects

Establishing professional contacts in architecture – and well, in any field, really – has changed dramatically in the last decade, passing from the …

How a Solo Adventure Through the Dolomites Helped My Photography

My name is Chris König, a 23-years-old self-taught photographer based in The Netherlands. This story is about my one week adventure in the Italian …

The DJI M600 Drone Is Built to Carry Heavy Cinema Camera Rigs

Most of us casual shooters are mostly familiar with consumer-grade drones that carry a GoPro or some other kind of small video camera. For a …

How to Light A Glass For Great Splash Photography

You can make some really creative photographs with high-speed photography. Fast shutter speeds and lights are the key components to success in …

Enormous Skyrim mod wraps up three years of development

I’m always looking for a reason to fire up my old copy of <i>Skyrim</i> and go adventuring with my dragon friends. There isn’t a better example of a video …

This app gets pros to edit your Instagram pictures for free

If you’re the type of person who browses carefully curated feeds on Instagram with serious envy then Hippo Pics is an app for you.<p>The app, which is available for free on iOS-only, allows you to connect with some of the best editors Instgram has to offer. You can have them collaborate with you on …

Mobile Photography

GoldenEar Technology Aon 2 review: These bookshelf speakers roll, but can't rock - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The GoldenEar Technology Aon 2 is a slice of audiophile performance you don't need to mortgage your house for. The soundstage is unlike anything else under $1K with a very detailed performance. The speakers are unobtrusive yet nicely finished.<p><b>The Bad</b> Rock music can sound forced and …

Audiophile

Instagram comes to life with this inexpensive printer

Epson’s new all-in-one printer, the Epson XP-430, positions itself as an affordable wireless printer that also integrates with the photos on your social networks. You can use the included Epson Creative Print software to link your Instagram account and print out your photos, plus scan and share …

Toyota calls this all-wooden roadster concept a 'time machine'

Toyota's Setsuna concept is more than an all-wood roadster concept. The Japanese automaker claims it's a time machine, too.<p>No, that doesn't mean that …

The Galaxy Note 6 may bring an iris scanner alongside water resistance

It is common for OEMs these days to launch more than one flagship device on the market, as rarely one model alone is able to satisfy every segment of it. Often, like in the case of the just announced Huawei P9 and P9 Plus, manufacturers simply create different sized versions of the same phone, …

Phones

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

Teaser hints at possibly new BoomSound technology on HTC 10

HTC is still alive and well and the company is already gearing up for the launch of the new HTC 10. The past few days, we've been seeing teasers from …

Phones

Gorgeous "Time Slice" Photo Collages Vividly Illustrate the Passage of Time

Since 2013, photographer and motion graphics professional Dan Marker-Moore has tracked the passage of time in cities around the world through gorgeous “time slices,” collages created by digitally merging dozens of individual photos captured minutes and even hours apart. With each strip representing …

Los Angeles

DxOMark: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge has best camera - IBTimes India

Second place now held by the Galaxy Edge S6 Plus and Sony's Xperia Z5<p>DxOMark, a leader in camera and imaging standards, has reviewed Samsung Galaxy …

New LED "Li-Fi" is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

You may soon be able to connect to the internet nothing more than a simple lamp. Li-Fi, or “light fidelity”, is a new wireless technology that just …

Here’s a Trick for Removing Noise in Photoshop While Keeping Details

Want to remove noise in a high ISO photo while preserving the details and textures in your shot? Here’s a simple photography and Photoshop technique …

Samsung Galaxy S7 excels in camera shootout with iPhone 6S Plus and Galaxy S6

Samsung's brand new Galaxy S7 boasts a bunch of new camera tweaks.<p>Although it has a 12-megapixel sensor -- less than the S6's 16 megapixels -- those pixels are physically larger to allow it to capture more light. It has a wider f/1.2 aperture too to let more light in -- both of which are designed …

The Darkest Material on Earth is Now Even Darker

When the darkest material on Earth was announced back in 2014, photographers suggested that it could be used for everything from the ultimate …

Proof the Milky Way Is the Greatest Light Show Ever

The APEX Telescope’s giant new image shows the Milky Way as you've never seen it before.<p>Plenty of images exist of our galactic home, the Milky Way galaxy, but none quite like an image captured by the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL). Located in Chile, the APEX telescope …

Nikon covers all focal lengths with three 'DL' enthusiast compacts with 1"-type sensors

Nikon is entering the 1"-type premium compact market in a big way, introducing <i>three</i> new models: the Nikon DL18-50, DL24-85 and DL-24-500. Between …

Cameras

LG X Cam hands-on: This phone is all about the camera

LG unveiled the X Cam and the X Screen during Mobile World Congress 2016, where we had a chance to check out both phones first hand.<p>The X Cam, as its …

The Division’s open beta had over 6 million players

The public beta for <i>Tom Clancy’s The Division</i> this past weekend managed to pull in 6.4 million players. This, says Ubisoft, is a new record for betas …

Sigma Introduces New sd Quattro and sd Quattro H Mirrorless Cameras

It’s about time that Sigma released its own mirrorless interchangeable lens camera; and today we’re getting two. They’re called the Sigma sd Quattro …

Cameras

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has loomed large in our collective imagination. Now, thanks to a video released by NASA, we can add a new bit of heat to Mars fever -- the idea that we …

Titanic II with modern upgrades will sail in 2018

A man with a dream to create a full-sized replica of the Titanic is about to have that dream realized. Clive Palmer’s <i>Titanic II</i> will set to the seas …

How To Replace Your iPhone 6's Screen And Avoid Dreaded Error 53

The story about the iPhone 6 and Error 53 – caused by specific third party repairs to devices, isn’t over yet and will likely rumble on, I suspect, until Apple is forced to come up with a better solution than we’ve seen so far.<p>It’s a PR nightmare for sure – even though most agree that security of …

Mobile Technology

New leaked Galaxy S7 image may be our first glimpse of an actual device

<b>Update</b>: Another image has popped up, this time of the front.<p>Samsug is preparing to show off its newest generation of smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain later this month, but now it appears we might have our first picture of what might be the Galaxy S7 in the flesh (via …

Phones

Tribe Is A Nifty Walkie-Talkie App

Meet Tribe, a new social app for iOS and Android that is going head-to-head against Taptalk, Snapchat and countless other social messaging apps. Tribe is an interesting take on messaging thanks to its heavy focus on video and neat design.<p>At heart, Tribe isn’t reinventing the wheel. Everything you …

Instagram Finally Makes It Easy To Use Multiple Accounts

Starting this week, Instagram enables a feature to allow users of the ubiquitous photo sharing app to switch between multiple accounts. This will, no doubt, make heavy users and Social Media Managers alike, rejoice.<p>Up to five accounts can be added and switching between them will not require logout, …

Social Media