Archer Umbra

10 Added | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 3 Following | 1 Follower | @archerubi | Keep up with Archer Umbra on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Archer Umbra”

Use These Tricks To Improve Your Manual Focusing Skills.

I love vintage lenses because of their great price-performance ratio and their excellent optical and build qualities. Using them as much as I do, I …

Photography

The best games of 2014 (GamesBeat staff picks)

How good of a year has it been for video games? Our collection of 14 staff and freelancer contributors made cases for 12 different entries in our 2014 Game of the Year voting. Only two games received a second vote for Game of the Year.<p>As we did last year, we’ve gathered all of these picks and …

Giant 3D-printed robot spider sees world through an iPad

You're looking at a walking, robotic 3D-printed hexapod that can see its terrain and is controlled wirelessly from an iPad.<p>Its master and creator is …

Microsoft's Lumia 830 is now available in the UK

Well, that didn't take long. Just a day after it let Brits begin ordering the Lumia 735, Microsoft's now making it's more powerful sibling, the Lumia 830, available too. Billed as an "affordable flagship," the Lumia 830 delivers PureView imaging thanks to its 10-megapixel camera, a 5-inch 720p …

One contacts app to rule them all? Almost

Brewster is back with a sharp new take on contact management<p>Two years ago, Brewster was the first of many contacts apps to wrangle all the friends and acquaintances you've gathered across ten different social networks into one place. The 400 friends on Facebook, the 250 on Instagram, the 300 on …

Apple wants labels to cut streaming music prices

Apple is reportedly in early talks with music labels about “a new set of rights and features,” prior to the company’s Beats Music refresh next year.<p>No concrete details were provided about what these rights and features might involve, but <i>Re/code</i> claims Apple is gunning for lower content licensing …

Music Industry

By managing costs, HTC sees another profitable quarter

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>After a string of losses, HTC posted its second straight profitable quarter. The handset maker used the same strategy in both …

Tesco Launches the Hudl 2 Tablet

Tesco transcended its grocery roots long ago, offering everything from clothes and mobile phones to insurance and banking services. But just as it prepares to offload its on-demand video streaming services, Clubcard TV and Blinkbox, the British supermarket giant still reckons it’s on to a winner …

iPhone 6 Reservations in China Top Four Million in One Day

Demand for Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in China appears to grow stronger every day, as reservations for Apple’s new flagship device …

New Google messaging app rumored for 2015, with no Google account needed

Google is reportedly in the process of creating its own mobile messaging application, along the same lines as WhatsApp, Line, and Viber. The news …