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Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

Digital Photography

Is Kratom the New Bath Salts?

Kratom fans say it’s like a ‘safe opiate,’ but law enforcement paints a picture of addiction and psychosis.<p>Kratom is a drug of paradoxes.<p>The …

Apple Literally Brings Some Muscle To Mobile Camera Lens Design In New Patent

Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that describes something somewhat far-fetched sounding – an actuator for an iPhone camera lens (the part that controls autofocus) that uses artificial muscle material instead of traditional motors to change focus and aperture size. It’s not as sci-fi as it …

Power Vault: Keep Power Locked Away Until You Need It [Deals]

<b>The Power Vault</b> features a polished design and reinforced protective case power-packed with an unparalleled rechargeable 10,000mAh battery. The dual USB ports allow for any two devices (smartphone, tablet, USB-­connected devices) to be rapidly charged within minutes, all the while allowing you to …

WeatherSignal turns your phone into a personal weather station

You pop up your favorite weather app, check the temp. You dress according, then head outside. That’s when you notice it: the trusty weather gods got it all wrong – <b>again.</b><p>Maybe they said it wasn’t windy outside (<i>and it it was..</i>), perhaps they revealed it was going to be a scorcher (<i>but it’s cold as</i> …