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6 Camera Stabilization Hacks for Sharper Photos and Smoother Video

No matter how great your location, how great your setup, how well-posed your model or well-crafted your story board, camera shake will ruin your …

The British jet that flew higher than any other plane

In 1957, a British jet bomber flew higher than any aircraft before it. Nearly 60 years later, engineers are attempting to get this historic aircraft back in the air.<p>On 28 August 1957, the flight crew of an English Electric Canberra jet bomber climbed into their waiting aircraft, WK163, at a base in …

Light Painting the Outline of a Person with Long Exposure Photography

Unlike most photographers, Jason Page creates his images in complete darkness. After experimenting with long exposures of the moon reflecting over …

Checking Out: How Hilton Uses Formula One To Stand Out From The Crowd

If ever there was an example of how Formula One can transform a destination it is Abu Dhabi.<p>Just over three weeks ago the Gulf state was home to the nail-biting finale of this year’s F1 season which crowned Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg the 2016 champion. Although the eyes of the world were only …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Memory Cards: Tips for Photographers

My name is Jeff Cable, and I’m a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I previously spent many years of my life as Director of Marketing …

Photography Mapped Is a Fun, Interactive Tool to Learn How Your Camera Works

We’ve seen a few great online tools for learning how to use the manual settings on a camera before, but Photography Mapped is a new web tool that’s …

Web Applications

A dozen, faster, better or cheaper alternatives to the Raspberry Pi

VoCore2<p>VoCore2 is an updated version of the highly-popular coin-sized Linux computer VoCore. Like it's predecessor, VoCore2 is totally open-source, …

Raspberry Pi

Tesla Model X review: exceptionally complex but very cool

Pros<p>Car oozes cool with DeLorean-style doors, pacy and practical<p>Cons<p>Overcomplicated and expensive, with gimmicky features<p>Price<p>From £64,100<p>8 / 10<p>The …

These DIY Camera Tricks Will Save You Money And Up Your Game

Setting up a full camera operation can cost a fair chunk of change. A pro DSLR alone can set you back thousands. Buying all the gear needed to take truly pro quality shots sends the final bill into 5-digit territory — and that’s not even getting into the time it takes to hone those skills. Luckily …

Hacking

The expert guide to getting good firework photos this bonfire night

By David Nield<p>Everyone wants a good picture of the firework show come bonfire night, but fireworks are notoriously difficult to get a decent shot of, …

Capture a ghost on camera and more with these 9 Halloween photo tips

Trick-or-treating is just around the corner — but cameras can be just as good at the tricks and treats, and no, we’re not talking about scouring …

Shutter Speed
Cool Stuff

6 Fall Foliage Photo Tips

Autumn is a fantastic time of year to take your camera into the woods, as the normally green landscape goes a little nuts, and the result (in much of …

Leonardo Da Vinci

F1 engineer creates flat-pack Ox truck that can be built in just 12 hours

British designers have created a flat-pack vehicle designed to solve transport problems in the developing world, <i>writes Ed Wiseman</i>.<p>The Ox, effectively a light truck, is built using simple techniques and is designed to be transported and constructed with ease. It comes complete with all the tools …

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'

I’ve been playing <i>Pokémon GO</i> pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so, at least whenever the servers have decided to work. I have a bunch of 500+ CP Pokemon and have won and lost three gyms at this point. I’ve tried to do some research to improve my game, and what I’ve found are things that I …

Pokémon

Brave New World: How Millennials Want to Get the Job Done

The workplace is changing like never before.<p>We work in the office, but also at home and on the road. We rely on our mobile devices to meet all our …

Employment

Why automaker cheating threatens the self-driving car

By on April 28, 2016 at 10:57 am<p>What do defective ignition switches, shrapnel-spewing airbags, excessive diesel emissions, and overstated fuel …

Autonomous Cars

SPOT Emergency

The four passengers escaped through a window, got onto the roof and assessed the situation. The conditions were near freezing, the water was rising …

ATVs

Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 won’t ship until late 2017, yet it still makes other EVs nervous

Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 won’t be out until late 2017, and yet its reveal Thursday night at the company’s Hawthorne, California design studio put all …

Tesla

Why I don't subscribe to Apple Music

When Apple Music was released as part of an upgrade to iOS in June 2015, it marked Apple's first foray into the streaming music business. Armed with …

Apple Music

'Astro Pi' and Tim Peake run UK kids' code in space

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has experienced a lot of highs recently, including a complete sell-out of its smallest-ever machine, the $5 Raspberry Pi …

Autosport

Is France's unloved AZERTY keyboard heading for the scrapheap?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1221000/1221438_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1536134991_1314f5c82cca9ef33a2e096cae5d4805<p><b>France's 100 year-old AZERTY keyboard - the equivalent of the English-language QWERTY - is to be reconfigured after the government ruled that it</b> …

Language

The City That Has Its Own Operating System

A Square executive’s simple formula for making tough decisions

In the tech industry, where companies pride themselves on solving problems quickly, it can be frustrating for projects to hit a standstill because of decisions that need to be made.<p>Gokul Rajaram—considered the Godfather of Google Adsense and currently a Square executive who oversees the company’s …

This Eco-Friendly Home in the UK Costs Just $21 to Run for a Year

UK-based architectural firm John McCall Architects is redefining what it means to be energy efficient. The company recently won a Buildings & Energy …

Solar Panels

Are car mirrors going the way of the dinosaur?

The first Ford Model T rolled off the assembly line 108 years ago in Detroit, and since then, nearly every component of the automobile has gone …

Electric SUV

Why Management Dashboards And Analytics Will Never Be The Same Again

A picture can paint a thousand words, the saying goes. But unless we know how to decode its message, a picture can also be difficult to read.<p>Words, on the other hand, usually have a very direct meaning and are simple to understand. But critical messages can be lost if they are not used in an …

Infographics

Lotus F1 factory: Renault deal and pit stop try-out

Posted by<p>on<p>In November last year, I was invited to tour the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One factory in Brackley, Northamptonshire. The tour was not …

Inside Mercedes' F1 factory: Simulator, data and sensors

Posted by<p>on<p>“We’ve won both championships this year so we are working on next year’s car and when we go into the main building we will see parts being …