Cam Laird

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Mesmerizing Timelapse of Meteor Showers and More in Northern Michigan

Timelapses are some wonderful things as we discovered earlier on from Google today, but this recent one put together by Lake Superior Photo is quite …

Canon Patents Star-Tracking Stabilization and Pixel Shifting for High-Res Photos

Think subject tracking in camera is impressive? Future Canon digital cameras may have image stabilization systems that can track <i>stars</i>. At least, …

Save Time with Batch Exposure Blending

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Do you ever shoot a bunch of exposure-bracketed shots and then never get around to blending them together? Maybe you …

Tutorials

Dear Apple, Let’s Talk About Photos

We’ve been managing our photos together for almost a decade now. Things were nice and simple at the start and we both knew what to expect from each …

Trump launches Kickstarter clone FundAnything

Most of us probably know Donald Trump as the orange-skinned, toupee wearing rich guy that likes to fire people on TV. Trump is probably best known …

Donald Trump

Facebook Ready to Drop $1B on Waze Purchase

Social networking giant Facebook is apparently in negotiations to buy the social map app Waze in a deal that could hit US$1 billion. The companies …

Apple's Lightning Connector Detailed in Newly-Published Patent Applications

As noted by <i>AppleInsider</i>, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published three Apple patent applications related to the company's Lightning connector introduced on its iOS devices late last year.<p><i>Perspective view of Lightning connector</i><p>The first application describes the hardware itself, while …

The Biggest Hacks Of This Year Weren't Hacks — They Were Tricks

The modern hack isn't a "hack" at all: It's a lie, another lie, and some simple web design.<p>Yesterday, <i>The Onion</i>'s tech team penned a blog post explaining Monday's social media hack in elaborate detail. It lays out in plain language exactly out how employees were duped by the Syrian Electronic Army — …

Hacking

Wix: Come for our site builder, stay for Google Apps

Web site building tool Wix -- 33 million users strong -- teams up with Google to deliver Gmail and other apps to small businesses with a two-click install.<p>The popular Web-site builder Wix has inked a deal with Google to help small business customers install branded Google Apps.<p>Wix, which lets …

Apps

Adobe says it’s considering a photographer’s bundle for Creative Cloud

Adobe’s unveiling of its latest updates to Creative Cloud earlier this week came with the announcement it will only support Creative Cloud members for future updates, effectively dropping support for customers of its boxed CS6 suite and below apart from security updates and some bug fixes. Adobe …

After 100,000+ Downloads, Group With 3-D Gun Plans Goes Dark

Minutes ago, just as we were reading a <i>Forbes</i> story headlined "3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days," this message appeared on the Twitter page of the group that has made those plans available to the world:<p>"#DEFCAD has gone dark at the request of the Department of Defense …

No parachute required: Google develops skydiving simulator 'Map Diving'

Last year at Google's I/O developer conference in San Francisco, founder Sergey Brin gave what's been called the "mother of all demos," a keynote speech that involved a team of skydivers wearing Google Glass landing on the roof of the conference center as he spoke. For this year's I/O taking place …