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Doctor Who: 50 things you didn't know

1. The Doctor lives longer in France<p>French audiences watching Doctor Who dubbed into their native tongue obviously can’t be expected to know the difference between Christopher Eccleston’s Lancashire vowels and David Tennant’s adopted southern accent – but isn’t there some metaphysical conundrum …

TV Series

Chipmaker AMD cuts revenue estimate, citing weak PC sales

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc lowered its revenue estimate for the second quarter, below analysts’ average estimate, saying the demand for personal computers was weaker-than-expected.<p>AMD’s shares fell as much as 15 percent to $2.10 in extended trading, after the company also cut …

IT

5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

Anonymously Download Torrents Safely With A Seedbox And Private Tracker. Or Just Use Usenet.

Whether you're downloading a database of academic papers from a university network or stealing movies from the Pirate Bay, downloading torrents can …

Apple Offers Temporary Fix for iOS Text Bug, Says Update's Coming Soon

A couple days after a new iOS bug was discovered, allowing a select string of characters sent in an iMessage or text to reset iPhones and crash the Messages app, Apple has created a new support document to address the problem. The Cupertino company acknowledges the problem and says that it's …

iMessage

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

How To Use Lightroom Filters For Better Editing

At some point in your journey into learning post-production, you are almost certainly going to come across the filter options in Adobe Lightroom. …

Tutorials

How to root Galaxy S6 without tripping KNOX via PingPongRoot

Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with a high standard of security features including the KNOX counter, which keeps track of how many times you flashed any …

How to Switch From Android to iPhone

Not sweet on Google's candy-themed Android mobile operating system? Here's how to switch to the iPhone.<p>Welcome to the second episode of “S/He’s Just Not That Into You: Smartphone Edition.”<p>As I noted yesterday, there may come a point where you realize that you and your smartphone’s operating system …

A company full of Apple lovers built an app to help you ditch Android

But you're an Android user.<p>And you think switching would require hours of transferring your phone's contacts, photos, and videos, not to mention hunting down all your favorite apps. Even if you have your carrier do a bulk transfer for you when you first buy your new phone, there's still a lot of …

Apps

How to transfer contacts and photos from Android to iOS

You’re finally making the move, getting rid of your old Android phone in favor of a shiny new iPhone. The only problem is transferring all your valuable contacts and photographs from one device to the other.<p>Well, in today’s video I’m going to show you how to do just that — and luckily it’s a lot …

Android Phones

How To Make 'Bloodborne' Feel Slightly Less Impossible

I’ve nervously recommended Bloodborne to a lot of readers over the past week or so, ones who were worried that their lack of history with Souls games would prevent them from enjoying it. Given that I was in the same boat, and now nearly 40 hours later, it’s one of the best games I’ve played in …

Time I

5 Lessons Learned Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless for Travel Photography

Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow …

Cameras

Smartphone standouts for the spring

Curvy

14 Better Alternatives To Your Phone's Lousy Default Apps

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Apps

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Missing Top Gear? Here are five songs to capture the essence of Jeremy Clarkson

Can you capture Jeremy Clarkson’s persona in five songs to fill that Top Gear-shaped hole? We think you can<p>I’d best admit it first: I love Top Gear. I don’t like what it stands for, the opinions its presenters express, their casual delight in causing offence, their contempt for anything that …

Top Gear

21 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you stay anonymous online

Avoiding being tracked online is nearly impossible, but here are a few ways to reduce the risk<p>1. SECURE WEBMAIL WITH EXTENSIONS<p>If you’re using a popular webmail service, such as Gmail or Yahoo Mail, and you don’t or can’t make the switch to a more secure service, then consider installing …

Information Systems

6 Tips to Avoid Laziness in Your Photography

Once the first flushes of our photographic journey have worn off, a certain laziness can creep in. This can manifest itself in a slight arrogance …

4 Tips for Using Camera Flash

Flash can either make or break your photos, but using it correctly will always give you great images. Don’t feel intimidated by your flash; it’s …

Cameras

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

These two security utilities prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.<p>A nefarious individual could purloin your Mac and bypass your user account password in order to access your data or wipe your system clean and begin using it as their own. …

Operating Systems

The 3 Most Important Camera Settings

This article aims to help beginners understand the correlation of three important factors of digital photography. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO …

Landscape Photography

Inside Hong Kong's lawless 'walled city' — the most crowded place on Earth for 40 years

Slightly north of Hong Kong Island there once stood one of the most densely populated places on earth.<p>From the 1950s until 1994, over 33,000 people lived and worked in Kowloon Walled City, a massive complex of 300 interconnected buildings that took up a city block.<p>Caught between China and the …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

Here's What You Should Really Be Eating For Breakfast

While the benefits of eating breakfast are well-known — it can prevent weight gain, boost short-term memory, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, and even make us happier— most of those health rewards depend on choosing the right foods.<p>"In general, a healthy breakfast contains protein, fruits, whole …

Here's The Secret To Landing A High-Paying Job In Tech

It all boils down to this one idea, according to Vik Nath, recruiting director for digital marketing and technology resourcing firm Mondo.<p>"The really good people, the ones that are going to be at that high level where they're getting the highest paying jobs...not only understand the technical part …

Employment

Three Types of Light: Diffused, Backlight and Reflected – What are They and When to use Them

Light: it is the main component for every image that you will take. It does however come in many different forms, producing very different results. …

7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …