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HomePod Review: A Smart Speaker For iPhone Users Only

The HomePod is a Siri-powered speaker with powerful bass and killer features for iPhone users, but it has flawed “smart” functionality that falls short of its competitors.<p>Amazon’s Echo took smart speakers mainstream, and less than three years after its debut, 1 in 6 (or 39 million) Americans own …

Apple Pay Cash lets you send money via Messages; here's how to use it

After a bit of a delay, Apple Pay Cash is now live for users in the US, which means you can use your iPhone to send and receive money from friends right within Messages. Transfers go straight to your virtual Pay Cash card, so there’s no need for additional apps.<p>The feature requires iOS 11.2 and is …

4 Signs That Silicon Valley's Tech Bubble Is Bursting

Bubbles are a great way to make money if you can get in as they’re blowing up and get out before they burst.<p>I should know since I was lucky enough to make money investing in the dot-com bubble — three companies in which I invested were sold for over $2 billion – thanks to lucky timing. But I also …

Venture Capital

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you

This is the future of medicine. There is no turning back.<p>Dr. Massimo Cristofanilli<p>Once we understand how genes are being turned on and off, we'll be able to better predict which treatments will work.<p>Fergus Chan

Personalized Medicine

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

Annie Leibovitz On Photography

“I’ve never been that interested in the technical end as much as I’ve been interested in how important it is to see – and how you see.” A little …

A 10 Step Personal Development Strategy for Photographers

In this article I want to lay some foundations, on which I will build in future articles. I am not talking here about image development, but your …

Photography

An Interview with Photographer Tina Barney

Tina Barney is one of the most acclaimed fine art photographers in the U.S. She became well known photographing her real family in Rhode Island, and …

Framing

Want Better Photos? Invest in Experiences, NOT Equipment

Greetings, my fellow photo nerds! Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve surely noticed that camera manufacturers constantly come out with …

Photographer Creates Mesmerizing Macro Images of Water Droplets on Ordinary Objects

“Photography is fascinating and now I can say that it is not just my hobby. It is part of my life,” were the words of 36-year-old Bulgarian …

Photography

The Theory of Composition in Street Photography: 7 Lessons from Henri Cartier-Bresson

I am excited to share this new presentation I just put together on the theory of composition in street photography, drawing from the wisdom of Henri …

4 Tips for Doing Photography on a Budget

Several times in the past few months people have asked me how to get into photography without spending a lot of money. I must admit the idea of …

Photoshop: Technique for Manual Blending

Here is a quick and easy Photoshop technique for creating a layer mask to separate the sea and sky from the ground in landscape photos. This …

Tutorials

Getting Creative with ND Filters

I love using ND filters. These filters open a world of creative options – they allow me to change my shutter speed to create a variety of different …

4 Non-Destructive Dodge & Burn Techniques by Photoshop Masters

In Photoshop, there are many different techniques to dodge and burn an image. You may know the Dodge and the Burn tools that let you work directly on …

How to Find the Best Lightroom Preset for an Image

If you have acquired some preset collections, it may not be easy to find the right preset for a given image. Usually, you will start at the top of …

The Secret to Great Photography Portfolio

If you’ve been around the photography world for a short time, you probably have at least a basic grasp of the technical skills. You know how to …

Everything you hate about Apple Music & what needs improving before converting switchers

Many have praised Apple Music’s launch this week, although the focus has largely been on the free component of the service, a 24/7 streaming radio station called Beats 1. But how are users reacting to the rest of the Apple Music service? It received a lot of positive reviews in the media, but users …

Apple Music mess up your iTunes library? These 7 steps will fix it

While this week's arrival of Apple Music has been received positively by most users, some are reporting that the metadata in their existing iTunes …

Apple Music

10 Photographers Share Their Favorite Pictures Shot with a Leica M Rangefinder

To mark the 60th anniversary of its M line of rangefinder cameras, Leica recently interviewed 10 well known photographers about their experience with …

How Many Megapixels Do I Need for Printing?

This is a complex subject. Megapixels are a measure of quantity, not quality. An 8 megapixel camera phone isn’t the same as an 8 megapixel DSLR …

40 Winks: 16 Amusing Images of People Napping in Public

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Sleep

25 Fascinating Color Photographs of Street Scenes of the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s

Although the technology to produce color prints was widely available as early as the 1940s, for many years black and white remained the only accepted …

How To: A Primer on Reducing Noise in Photos Using Adobe Lightroom

Nothing can be more frustrating than taking a beautiful photograph only to later find out that it is riddled with digital noise. While digital image …

Tutorials

5 Tips to Maximize Your Time Behind the Camera

Time and timing is so important in outdoor photography. For sunrises, you need to get up early to arrive with setup time to photograph the blue hues …

Landscape Photography

Releases App Helps You Manage Model and Property Releases on Your iPhone

There are a number of easy-to-use model release form apps out there already, but Snapwire wants to do better. The photo marketplace has launched its …

Apps