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Sony A7R Review and Setup Guide with Example Images

If you’ve read my Sony Alpha A7R review over at DPS, you’ll already know that despite my various grumbles with the mirrorless monster, I gave it 4 …

Sony Alpha a7 review: DSLR-beating quality in a pint-sized package

Stunning image quality for the size and price, but lenses are expensive<p><b>Deal update:</b> Had your eye on the Sony Alpha A7? Luckily for you, it's still …

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Why Fuji's Newest X100 Firmware Update Is A Step In The Right Direction

Hats off to Fuji for delivering a state of the art firmware update on their two years old X100.<p>Before going into the details and goodies found in the …

7 Worst Breakfast Foods In Singapore. Are your Favourites Here?

You might be a bit broken-hearted when you find out that your favourite breakfast foods are not so good for you after all. But we are sure your body …

Food

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

What the tech business hasn't yet grasped about human nature

BARCELONA -- It's pretty clear from Facebook's ascent that businesses nowadays understand our need to connect with friends and family is a big deal.<p>But what about our need to be bored, to be surprised, and to get away from it all?<p>Those are among the parts of human nature that could be a big deal …

Microsoft Shouldn't Ditch The Xbox One Kinect

When the Xbox One was first announced, Microsoft wasn’t prepared for the consumer backlash.<p>Policies like locked-down used games sales and an online requirement had people up in arms, and not without reason.<p>The tech giant backtracked, removing the used games restrictions and the online requirement …

Panasonic's latest Toughpad has the strength, thickness of 10 smartphones (hands-on)

Panasonic may have bowed out of the consumer smartphone game, but gadgets for businesses are a completely different story. That's why the Japanese company came to Mobile World Congress with a new pair of rugged Toughpad smartphones in tow. You can't mistake them, despite their identical looks, …

Telegram Saw 8M Downloads After WhatsApp Got Acquired

The App Store is a strange and whimsical bedfellow. It is a kingmaker, but with that comes the tears of the anointed, the displaced and the never-rans.<p>As an example of the store’s fickle nature, Flappy Bird held the Free App pole position for so long that it could not handle the success, committing …

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

Man Runs a Loop-the-Loop For the First Time Ever

Did you know that it's possible for a human to do a loop-the-loop on foot? Well, maybe not for just you average Joe, but it is for superhuman …

Samsung Unveils Line of Gear 2 Smart Watches Featuring 'Tizen' Mobile Operating System

Samsung today unveiled its new line of Gear 2 smart watches, which follows the release of its Galaxy Gear smart watch last year. Like its predecessor, the flagship Gear 2 features a 1.63-inch touchscreen, 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM, and mobile speakers, but also now contains a built-in …

How To Travel The World Without Quitting Your Job

<i>The following guest post is by</i> <i>Konrad Waliszewski, VP of Business Development at Speek, which provides free conference calls and meeting collaboration tools, and founder of Apto Ventures.</i><p>The age old question for new college grads and even grad school grads has long been this: travel and see the …

This Post-it Art Will Really Stick With You

Even the tiniest work of art can make a big impression.<p>Multimedia designer and post-it artist Ivan Mardones doesn't need a big canvas or fancy …

How Netflix Braces For the House of Cards Binge

Marketplace's Queena Kim was in Netflix's war room at the moment season 2 of House of Cards went live, getting a peek at how Netflix pulls off …

House of Cards

GoPro's IPO isn't about selling cameras, it's about creating a media empire

It was 2001, more than a decade before GoPro would announce its intentions to go public, and its CEO Nick Woodman was facing a very expensive failure. In just two years, he'd lost nearly $4 million of investors' money, building a social gaming startup that never took off. Unfortunately for him, …

Apple Launching Updated iPad Air in 2014, No 12.9-Inch iPad or New iPad Mini Until 2015

Apple may be preparing to introduce an upgraded iPad Air this year and will likely hold off the release of a 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" and a newer iPad mini until next year, KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo states in a new research note. The analyst believes that a new iPad Air with an A8 processor and Touch …

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (512GB)

Part Number: 10024048<p>Total<p>Store<p>Promos<p>Not available<p>Not available<p>—<p>CNET may get a commission from these offers.<p>Quick Specifications<p>Compatibility Mac<br>PC<br>• Color Category black<br>• Type solid state drive<br>• Capacity 512 GB<br>• Hard Drive Type external hard drive<p>Full Product Specifications

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Pricing Experiments You Might Not Know, But Can Learn From

Lots of entrepreneurs struggle with pricing. How much to charge? It’s clear that the right price can make all the difference – too low and you miss …

SanDisk's latest flagship SD card supports extremely fast write speeds, 4K video

With affordable 4K cameras from Panasonic and Sony set to ship soon, it's time for flash memory manufacturers to begin readying stockpiles of high-speed SD cards. Today, SanDisk is announcing its latest flagship, the Extreme Pro SDHC/SDXC UHS-II. It exceeds the new UHS Speed Class (U3) spec, …

The 12 Weirdest, Most Surprising Places to Find Recipes

From Thor to David Lynch to Thrasher magazine, the strangest places we've found real recipes<p>These days, it can sometimes seem like everyone and his brother and his brother's favorite rapper has a cookbook, so it doesn't surprise us when non-chefs come out spouting their cooking how-tos. You may not …

Alleged iPhone 6 Prototype Depicted in New Images

A set of images depicting what could be a prototype of the next-generation iPhone were first shared with <i>MacRumors</i> by an anonymous Twitter user earlier today. Australian writer Sonny Dickson, who also shared some of the same images, told <i>MacRumors</i> that they were initially shared by someone in China …

Make Parking a Cinch with This Parking Guide Infographic

A few simple guidelines for when to turn and what to use for reference points when parking may be all you need to perfect your parking abilities. …

Sony Looks To The Past To Move Forward

The PlayStation. The Walkman. The Trinitron. The transistor radio. All icons in Sony’s storied history from an era when the Japanese giants still roamed the earth. The Sony of today is not like the Sony of yesterday. For every memorable blockbuster, there’s an infamous flub: The late embrace of …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

This Is The Only Honest Facebook 'Look Back' Video

You might not know how to feel about your Facebook "Look Back" video, an individualized montage of your time on Facebook rolled out for the social network's 10th anniversary. But regardless of how the "Look Back" affects you, it likely isn't the most honest account of your <i>real</i> life.<p>Here's a more …

Thailand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Don't Date a Guy Who Doesn't Travel

Don't date a boy who doesn't travel. He's trapped in the safety of his routine habits. He doesn't like to try new restaurants or order something he doesn't know he already likes on the menu. He shuts down when you try to mix things up.<p>I have been traveling on and off since my late teens. And I …

Stereotypes

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review: A Small But Spectacular Android Smartphone

Sony debuted the Xperia Z1 Compact at CES, noting that the consumer who prefers to have a smaller device does not want fewer features. Could Sony take the experience in their flagship smartphone and pack it into a much smaller package without reducing the functionality?<p>In the marketplace, the …