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Exposed: The BlackBerry Venice caught from all angles

In days long past, arguably two companies commanded high court among the grand arena of phones: Nokia and BlackBerry. Whereas the former took a path that many have criticized and lamented, the latter looks to be heading towards one Espoo should have embarked on from the onset: open adoption of …

Mobile Technology

The Key To Personal Happiness Is In Trashing (Almost) Everything You Own

On the morning of my 21st birthday, my mother handed me <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,</i> an organizational guide by Marie Kondo that has sparked …

This Guy Managed to Shoot a Self Portrait with the ISS

Photographer Trevor Mahlmann has a knack for capturing light trails showing the International Space Station zipping across the sky. Back in June, he …

China’s rush to blame “hostile foreign forces” for everything is backfiring

It was bound to happen. As China’s stock market continued its wild ride, dropping 30% by early July from a seven-year high only a month prior, rumors started swirling that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and George Soros, among other vague forces of international capital, were to blame for the stock …

China

Lake Michigan water levels rising at near record rate

Since hitting a record-low water level two years ago, Lake Michigan has been replenishing at an almost unprecedented rate, rising more than 3 feet since January 2013, according to government agencies.<p>Experts say the swift, unexpected resurgence has provided relief to commercial shipping, …

Exclusive: China warns U.S. surveillance plane

<b>Above the South China Sea (CNN) —</b> The Chinese navy issued warnings eight times as a U.S. surveillance plane on Wednesday swooped over islands that Beijing is using to extend its zone of influence.<p>The series of man-made islands and the massive Chinese military build-up on them have alarmed the …

Military

China has broken Hong Kong agreement, say British MPs

UK government is urged to condemn China after it refused to allow delegation of MPs into former British territory<p>China has broken its agreement with the UK to let Hong Kong govern its own borders for at least 50 years in a move that must not go unchallenged, senior MPs said on Tuesday.<p>In an …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

If Jim Glickenhaus ran Ferrari...

Super-enthusiast shares his ideas on what's best for Maranello.<p>Ferrari CEO Luca De Montezemolo angrily left the company this week. In the wake of that news, super-enthusiast, collector, and now boutique automaker James Glickenhaus took to Facebook with his ideas for how Ferrari could thrive and …

​Sony QX1: A Weird Interchageable-Lens Camera You Strap to Your Phone

The Sony QX1 lens-style camera follows from the smartphone-friendly concept the company introduced last year with the QX10 and QX100. This time, the …

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …

Nissan: Expect Self-Parking Cars by 2016

Nissan is gearing up to introduce vehicles that can park themselves and give you a break in traffic by 2016.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How It Works: The BMW i8's Laser Headlights

The lights on the hybrid BMW of the future are energy-efficient, crazy-cool—and illegal in the United States. Stupid laws strike again.<p><b>Go to your computer and email your local congressman right now.</b> Why? Because thanks to archaic headlight-brightness regulations, possibly the most groundbreaking …

The Fujifilm TX-1: The Secret Hasselblad, Which Is Really A Fuji.

In recent years, Hasselblad has almost been laughed out of the camera sphere for re-badging Sony cameras, attaching a bunch of pretentious crap to …

Apple To Abandon Headphone Jack? Beats Deal Suddenly Makes Sense

<i>[Editor's note: The original headline stated as fact that Apple was abandoning the headphone jack. This is informed opinion, so we added a question mark.]</i><p>Suddenly why Apple spent a seemingly ludicrous $3.2 billion buying Beats is starting to make sense. The reason: Apple is being more Apple than we …

DIY: Create An Epoxy Resin Coffee Table to Creatively Show Off Your Photos in Style

If you’re looking for a neat, photography-related DIY project to do this weekend, Canon has you covered. Shared on the Canon USA YouTube channel, the …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

How I Lost Over a Hundred Photographs to a Corrupted Memory Card, And Got Them Back

It’s probably every photographer’s worst nightmare. You’ve shot gigabytes worth of images, ready to be imported for post-processing, when suddenly: …

NikonHacker Brings Magic-Lantern-Style Firmware Hacks to Nikon

It's no secret that you can hack Canon cameras firmware with 3rd party hackers like Magic Lantern to push higher dynamic range and bitrate. …

Videography

6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com.</i><p>With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an …

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101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Photographing the Sochi Winter Olympics with Getty

<b>As thousands of Olympic hopefuls try their luck at scoring a medal for their home country, a team of photographers look on to capture these moments</b> …

Winter Olympics

Act a Fuji: Four Months With The X100S

For all you hipster and pro photogs out there, I’m sure you already know that the X100S has already been out for quite some time now. So if you’re …

15 Tips for Starting and Maintaining a Successful Photography Business

The professional photography industry can be a scary place for the new photographer trying to earn a living doing what he or she loves by …

Entrepreneurship

Wealthy Chinese flee China, taking their fortunes with them

Do the wealthy Chinese know something we don't?<p>A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them. The United States is their favorite destination.<p>The report from Hurun, a wealth research firm that …

China

Five reasons why it’s time to invest in online video

I've been preaching a consistent message about the evolution of digital media since 2008. And in this New Year, it's more relevant than ever.<p>If your business is already active online, or has reallocated 2014 budgets to do so, it's going to be a great year for your brand and your bottom line. If …