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Best headphones under $100

Everybody expects more for less these days, and headphones are no exception. Fortunately, the modern headphone renaissance has produced headphones …

Audiophile

Mirrorless v DSLR - Is it worth you switching?

A few years ago some hasty photographers (or perhaps marketers) declared 2013 the year of the mirrorless camera. Two years on just a proportion of …

Cameras

Why Zeiss Does Not Make Autofocus DSLR Lenses

One of the frequently asked questions by our readers when we post information on Zeiss lenses (which are often optically stellar), is why Zeiss does …

Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 1 :: Cameras

I have been a Fuji fan boy since the original X100 and, as you can see from the photo above, I have continued to drink the Fuji juice. That’s almost …

Cameras

30 Awesome Photography Links to Dial Up Your Inspiration Quotient

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet for links to the best tutorials, special features, great …

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Remarkable Time-Lapse Created from 80GB of ISS Pictures is the Best ISS Edit We’ve Seen

If you’re interested in using the many hundreds of thousands of photos taken from the ISS to create a time-lapse — and people have done a pretty …

Review: A 34-Inch 3440×1440 Monitor is Great for Photo Editing, So is it Better if You Curve It?

Back in June I posted about how the then newly released LG 34UM95-P had changed my editing workflow going from dual screens when editing to a single …

Video A-Z

This article explains all the key concepts in shooting digital video today, from the very basics right up to professional jargon and equipment. You …

Mosquitoes Carry Painful Chikungunya Virus to Americas

A quarter million people in the Caribbean are already infected.<p>The patient showed up at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital feverish and hobbled by joint pain, a rash spreading across her face, and was presumed to be suffering from lupus or severe rheumatoid arthritis.<p>But in talking …

How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some, these are …

Self-help

Image Stabilization: When to Use it and When to Turn it Off

Image stabilization, or vibration reduction, O.I.S., Optical SteadyShot, SR, VC, VR, MEGA O.I.S., and other equally catchy monikers, are technologies …

What Nikon Doesn’t Understand About Mirrorless (and DX) Customers

October 4, 2013<p>Nikon and Canon have not had much success in the smaller-sensor interchangeable lens camera market. The EOS-M is now heavily …

Cameras

Free Chrome Extension Allows You to View RAW Images In-Browser

<b>Update</b>: The extension’s creators have emailed us with some corrections, which have been applied throughout the post. See bottom for details.<p>RAW image …

These are the invisible cameras of the future

Hidden cameras are getting harder to spot: old, hefty spy gadgets you had to hide under a thick coat have been replaced tiny devices in the tips of …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

10 Keys to Remember When Choosing a Tripod

<b>1. The Golden Rule for Tripods</b><p><i>“Tripods can be stable, cheap and light but you can only choose two of those.”</i><p>A light and stable tripod is expensive.<br>A …

12 Beautiful Options For Your Next Desktop Wallpaper

Joanne Harper is a screenshot artist, risking life and (her graphics card's) limb to bring you pictures of video games so pretty you'll want to stick …

Nextgen

Google and Apple gear up for next mobile battle

Smartphones will be talking to their users and the tech giants Google and Apple are determined to have the edge<p>Google has predicted its dominant web search engine will mean it will beat Apple in the race to turn the smartphone and other devices into intelligent, voice-controlled personal assistants.<p>…

The 50 best Android games of 2013

From Angry Birds to Despicable Me, Ridiculous Fishing to Clash of Clans, here are this year's top picks for Android players<p>2013 was a very good year for Android games, as more developers recognised the potential of Google-powered smartphones and tablets. From action and puzzle games to sports and …

The PlayStation 4 controller: What’s new with the analog sticks and D-pad (part 2, exclusive)

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation. For the Xbox One version of this article, go here.</i><p><b>The PlayStation 4 controller:</b><p>Part 1: The weird stuff that could’ve been• <b><br>Part 2: What’s new with the analog sticks and D-pad</b><br>• Part 3: What’s new with the buttons …

Tech and Electronics Deals | Apple Watch, 4K TVs, and More | Digital Trends

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and choose what we cover carefully and independently. If you find …

Apple Watch

Under $130: Five graphics cards for the recreational gamer on a budget

There are a few types of gamers in the gaming world. For some, gaming is literally their livelihood; for others, they just play Zynga’s latest flavor …

Computer Hardware

Google Nexus 7 Still Has One Serious Weakness

Google recently launched the new and improved Nexus 7 tablet. Despite the preponderance of great reviews and glowing praise, though, the flagship Android tablet still has one fatal flaw: Android.<p>Admittedly, that sounds like an overtly “fanboy” thing to say, but stick with me.<p>The Nexus 7 seems to be …

Don't worry, California drivers: you won't have to outrun drone strikes on the highway

Despite official-looking warnings, California highway motorists won't have their speed regulated by armed drones. San Fransisco's local CBS affiliate KPIX 5 reports that several fake signs have appeared on Bay Area highways, depicting a drone firing a missile along with a "speed enforced by drones" …

Machinima is planning a Netflix-style subscription network for gamers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Gamers are a rabid bunch, consuming as much game-related media and merchandising as they can, and developing tightly knit …

Hilarious Star Wars Inspired Elevator Force Prank

Intel’s low-power, dual-core Haswell CPUs unveiled

On 1 June, Intel officially took the wraps off its first next-generation desktop and laptop CPUs based on the "Haswell" architecture. Absent from …

Intel launches Haswell processors: here's what you need to know

Longer battery life and enhanced graphics for your next Windows 8 portable<p>Last year, Intel's Ivy Bridge processors provided a modest but very welcome speed bump, just in time for all of the crazy transforming computers which heralded the launch of Windows 8.<p>This year, the company's new Haswell CPUs …