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LG G4 vs. iPhone 6: Which camera is best?

As new mobile devices enter the smartphone market, each tend to have their sights set on dethroning Apple’s current flagship, the iPhone 6. LG’s …

Stand out from the Crowd | How are you Different?

There are millions of photographers in the world. A good number of those are hobbyist or amateur photographers trying to break into the business. …

Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and …

Setting up Lightroom Mobile for First Time Users

I laughed at Lightroom Mobile the first time I saw it. “Why would I ever want to use that stripped down gadget on a small screen?” And now, here I am …

Which gaming PCs are worth buying?

If you're serious about your computer gaming, you're going to want a desktop made for it. Many gamers choose to build their own, selecting the parts that best suit their needs. But to do that, you need the time and money, and it also generally helps to know what you're doing. For those of you …

Samsung to cut costs following poor Q2 finances

Following the company’s worst quarterly earnings report in years and lacklustre smartphone shipments, Samsung is reportedly set to take undertake new cost cutting measures this year. Samsung’s operating profit dropped by 25 percent last quarter, with the mobile division performing the worst after …

Facebook demystifies Messenger app permissions

Having been issued with a 7 day grace period to switch over to a new messaging app before the old chat service shuts down, some users have been a little apprehensive about installing another Facebook app, complete with a new set of permissions.<p>Understanding that some users are sceptical about …

#LightBoxFF: Oliver Lang's Crash Course on Adapting to Instagram

<i>Welcome to this week’s edition of TIME’s LightBox Follow Friday, a series where we feature the work of photographers who are using Instagram in new</i> …

Manual Camera Controls and RAW in Android L

For those that have followed the state of camera software in AOSP and Google Camera in general, it’s been quite clear that this portion of the …

How 4 Photo Editors Are Using Instagram

Instagram is a powerful tool that professional photographers must take seriously if they want to be discovered via the platform – because just like …

How to Take Great Photos Using Your Android Phone

Smartphone cameras have gotten powerful, and sometimes even more powerful than point-and-shoot digital cameras. Camera phones, like that on the Nokia …

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31 in Fla. infected by bacteria in salt water

Patty Konietzky thought the small purple lesion on her husband's ankle was a spider bite. But when the lesion quickly spread across his body like a constellation, she knew something wasn't right.<p>After a trip to the hospital and a day and a half later, Konietzky's 59-year-old husband was dead.<p>The …

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Sprint preps 'One Up,' its own early upgrade program

Better late than never, Sprint is finally getting into the early upgrade game.<p>The company is preparing to launch Sprint One Up, a program that allows its customers to pay for their smartphones or tablets in monthly installments and upgrade after every year by trading in their devices, CNET has …

Why Apple's 64-bit iPhone chip is a bigger deal than you think

iOS is about to go beyond post-PC<p>In the wake of Tuesday's iPhone event, you've likely heard the news that iOS 7 and its core apps have been ported to 64-bit, and Apple's new iPhone 5s now has a 64-bit "A7" system-on-chip (SoC) inside. You might have also heard that it's just a marketing stunt; a …

Three new Chromebooks, one new Chromebox announced by Intel and Google

At their developer forum in San Francisco, Intel has offered up three new Chromebooks and one new Chromebox, all using their Haswell processor. That architecture is going to <i>“improve battery life by more than 2X over previous generations, while offering increased performance”</i> according to the Google …

Intel announces new Quark SoC for the internet of things

<i>This story was updated and rewritten with information from Intel at 11:55 pm.</i><p>At the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco on Tuesday, Intel’s CEO …

BitTorrent Sync: Everything you need to know

There are a lot of ways to sync files between your PC and your various mobile devices. The most popular one is cloud storage, but there are other ways. BitTorrent Sync is an app that keeps your phone synced to your computer and both synced to your tablet. It’s a unique and powerful application and …

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The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

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Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Enter the Galaxy Gear. Samsung is raising the bar for what a smartwatch can be, aiming for functionality closer to that of Google Glass. You can answer phone calls, control Galaxy Gear with your voice, take pictures, and share content -- just like you would on a smartphone, but you don't have to …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Watch Smartwatch Space For Continued Consolidation As Samsung Gears Up To Kick Off The Race

Last week, geek-focused early smartwatch player WIMM Labs was revealed to have been acquired by Google, lending strong support to earlier speculation that the search giant would enter the watch-based computing fray with a wearable-device follow-up to its ambitious Google Glass project. Consider it …

This is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch: A blocky health tracker with a camera

<i>Editor’s Note Sept. 4: Samsung announced the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch as expected. We’ve got all the details on the Galaxy Gear smartwatch right here on VentureBeat.</i><p>Samsung is set to reveal its Galaxy Gear smartwatch next Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Berlin. But this weekend, we got a first look at the …

How Insomnia Affects How The Brain Concentrates

Researchers have new clues as to why it's <i>so hard</i> to concentrate after a bad night's sleep.<p>A new study published in the journal Sleep shows that even though people with insomnia and people without insomnia were able to perform equally on a working memory task, the brains of those with the condition …

How To Disappear When Someone's Spying On You

Whenever your cellphone is on, "They" know where you are, and I mean all the Theys — the spooks, the merchants, the drone pilots, the private detectives, probably even the Chinese. If you want your privacy, says artist/designer Adam Harvey, you can go to the back of your phone, pry out the battery …