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How a Single Android Phone Can Hack an Entire Plane

If airlines were already keen to keep your phone switched off, things could soon get even more militant. According to a talk by Hugo Teso at the Hack …

Microsoft brings 3D maps to Excel users

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>The PC market might be a hot mess right now, but anyone using a Windows machine for data analysis might be …

The Submarine Cable Map 2013

A beautiful map of the World’s undersea Internet cables, The Submarine Cable Map 2013. Brought to us be TeleGeography, sponsored by Telecom Egypt and …

Digitizing Your Film Using Your DSLR

With the cost of my local neg scanner in London being £40/hour for a Hasselblad Flextight, I have been digitising using a DSLR for a quite a while. …

Sony Cyber-Shot RX1 Review

When reviewing this camera’s direct predecessor, the RX100, I remarked that Sony’s claim it was “The best pocket camera ever made” was a bit steep. …

Cameras

Make Polaroid Prints Out of Your iPhone Photos with Printic

There used to be a time when pictures always had to be “developed” or “processed” before you could see anything. Film developing stores were …

Polaroid Photography

Wide-Angle Photography: Broaden Your Horizons

Digital cameras and zoom lenses go hand in hand. When shopping for your new camera, chances are one of the first features the salesperson mentioned …

Poll: The mysterious new "camera type" from Panasonic...

On April 9th Panasonic will announce the new GF and G camera. And by end of the month there will be a second camera announcement for what I have been …

Cameras

A Collection of Photos Featuring the Undersides of Aircraft

Anyone captivated by aviation will find a refreshing look at airplanes through the lens of Photographer Jeffrey Milstein. His collection of photos …

Aviation

Applying the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography

New photographers are taught the rule of thirds as one of the first guidelines toward making exciting pictures. This is a technique in which a …

Landscape Photography

The Simple Light: How to Take a Great Passport Photo

Fact: most people on the planet—including roughly two-thirds of Americans—do not have a passport.<p>Without a passport, you won't be traveling …

Modding a Vintage Camera for Digital Use

My name is David Lo, and I am a street photographer who enjoys taking vintage cameras, digitizing them, and then using them for street photography. …

Time-Slice Composite Photo Captures the Changing Air Quality in Beijing

A neat way to capture the passage of time is to photograph one scene multiple times throughout a day, slice up the resulting photos, and then combine …

SLR Magic Releases a New Monster Digiscoping Lens

Today SLR Magic has released an updated version of their previous digiscoping lens. The improvements are said to be better contrast and sharpness …

Google Patent Changes Camera Settings Based on Local Weather

Google takes photos pretty seriously. In addition to schmoozing the photography community earlier this week by releasing the entire Nik collection of …

20 Great Pictures of Baseball Fields

Baseball season will be beginning soon, and if you get a chance to attend a game, you’ll have plenty of time to practice taking pictures while …

Citi Field

Photographers Stealthily Climb the Great Pyramid of Giza

A photographer worth his salt will go to great lengths just to capture that photo he has conjured up in his mind’s eye. Just like these Russian …

Ancient History

Here's What Law Enforcement Can Recover From A Seized iPhone

You may think of your iPhone as a friendly personal assistant. But once it’s alone in a room full of law enforcement officials, you might be surprised at the revealing things it will say about you.<p>On Tuesday the American Civil Liberties Union published a report it obtained from a drug investigation …

How To Get Your Own Wikipedia Page

“I’m on Wikipedia” serves a single, hilarious purpose: to give you your very own Wikipedia page (kinda).<p>Given how wildly popular Wikipedia is — it’s currently the 5th most popular site in the world — it is understandable why many would like to see themselves on the crowd-sourced encyclopedia. …

Thanks Google Keep! EverNote sees uptick in downloads, usage

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>When I called Phil Libin, Evernote CEO earlier this morning to chat about Keep, in his typical <i>matter-of-fact</i> manner he …

10 Ways Samsung's Galaxy S4 Is Better Than The iPhone 5 (AAPL)

Samsung announced its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S 4 earlier this month in New York.<p>Critics have been going wild because the Galaxy S 4 is real competition to Apple's iPhone 5.<p>The Galaxy S 4 is packed with the latest hardware and software features like a 13 megapixel camera, eye tracking …

One Of The Best Features Of The Galaxy S 4 Is The Camera

Besides having a sleek design, the latest version of Android, and a killer display, one of the best features of the S 4 is it's camera.<p>Samsung has taken a lot of features from its stand-alone Galaxy camera and incorporated them into the S 4.<p>There are now 12 shooting modes to choose from like, …

No Supersonic Tennis Balls Will Be Sneaking Up on the World's Most Advanced Radar

The modern Naval battlefield is a cacophony of electromagnetic energy with active and jamming signals competing for dominance amid the din. This new …

Google Image Search Has Never Looked So Good

Stop what you're doing right now and start scrolling through this Tumblr of colorful images of planes and bridges and mats and packaging and other …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is AT&T's iPhone 5, But It's Not

T-Mobile’s new iPhone 5 – which is launching on the “uncarrier’s” network on April 12th – is the same model of the iPhone 5 that AT&T customers currently enjoy, except that it will be newer and feature AWS (or Advanced Wireless Services), a newer set of frequencies that T-Mobile is using for its …

How to find truly free wireless access

Gaps in free wireless Internet access are slowly being filled in by public and private organizations, as well as by ad hoc groups of wireless-network users offering a portion of their bandwidth to the public.<p>You're in the middle of a city park. You're at a rest stop on the side of the road, …

Telecoms

NSA Declassifies — Sort Of — Its Super-Secret Internal Magazine

Among the many interesting facts about the super-secret National Security Agency is the fact that, for decades, it has published its own in-house …

Surveillance

Google debuts Maps Engine Lite for the casual mapmaker

Google wants to turn more of its Maps users into map makers. The company just launched a new, free custom map editor, Google Maps Engine Lite beta. Google says it contains more powerful and easier-to-use tools than those already available on Google Maps since 2007, through its My Maps editor. But …

Location Data Can Uniquely Identify Cellphone Users

A new study demonstrates how easy it is to identify people from the location-tracking data on their cellphones.<p>Just a few data points from a location-tracking cellphone are enough to identify most people, a new study found. It doesn't matter if those data are "anonymized" so they aren't linked to …