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Professionals: You’re Not a Photographer, You Promote & Sell Photography

Can you imagine hiring the services of a lawyer who had never read a book about law? Yet millions of people start a photography business without …

Sexual Awakening: The Truth About What Women Really Want

Spoiler Alert: We're wilder and lustier than men (and we really do like porn).<p>Are you a woman? Me too! So we know exactly who we are when it comes to sex: It's better if we feel an emotional connection with our partner. We're not crazy about pornography, but if it must be on, we prefer it …

Feminism

Adorama's Flashpoint 180 Monolight Is Cheaper Than Some Speedlites and Has More Power

For those moments where you need something more powerful than a speedlight but without carrying a massive unit, a small monolight can usually do the …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Useful Photography Tip #59: Don't Let Images Become Orphan Works

Everyone knows that free is good. However, there is a dark side to this idea–especially in photography. People and businesses want to keep a low …

Nokia video teases next Lumia with eye on camera

Nokia is shining a light on the camera and flash of a new Lumia smartphone.<p>A video posted on YouTube today takes us on a tour of the phone from the camera to the lens to the flash, promising "more than your eyes can see" and telling us that "the new Nokia Lumia is coming."<p>So, just which model Lumia …

Mobile Technology

There's A Way To Give Everyone In America An Income That Conservatives And Liberals Can Both Love

Really!<p>Writing in Wonkblog over the weekend, Mike Konczal explains the economics of a Universal Basic Income (UBI).<p>The idea is, every person gets a check from the government every year. If you're not working, you get a check. If you're working, you get a check.<p>This annual check would ensure some …

Rat meat and Chinese food safety

<b>The latest food scandal in China - which has seen rat meat passed off as lamb - has raised more questions about food safety in the country.</b><p>It seems that barely a day goes by in China without news of yet another food safety scandal.<p>But the latest case - even by Chinese standards - was truly …

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: Can't Pay The Rent

<b>Day 6.</b><p>It’s Sunday morning. I have only two days left of living on Bitcoin. I can see the US-minted light at the end of the tunnel, but the end of my week is going to be an adventure. My landlord didn’t want to take Bitcoin for rent. Understandably. I think she’d be similarly put off if I offered to …

Google I/O keeps browser focus despite fancy phones, eyewear

With newer technologies such as Android and more recently Glass, the scope of Google I/O has expanded dramatically since the first show in 2008. But Google, born on the Web, is keeping the browser at the heart of the show.<p>Five years ago, Google wanted to advance what Web-based software could do. …

Google

Canon 5D Mark III now captures 24 fps RAW video thanks to Magic Lantern firmware add-on (update: Mark II also)

It's no secret that Canon's 5D Mark III is the go-to DSLR for videographers the world over, but things are about to become a whole lot more interesting. The people behind Magic Lantern have successfully coaxed the 5D Mark III into shooting 24 fps RAW video at resolutions up to 1,920 x 820 pixels …

Sony reveals prototype 13.3-inch e-ink slate with stylus, aims to put it in students' bags

Sony's no stranger to the odd e-ink device, but its latest prototype creation isn't targeted at the bookworm, it's intended to educate. The e-paper slate is quite a lot bigger than most tablets, let alone e-readers, sporting a 13.3-inch screen (1,200 x 1,600) to match the standard A4 size of …

Bill Gates reflects: Steve Jobs, old rivalries, and Foundation future

Bill Gates has described his final meeting with Steve Jobs, in an emotional interview with 60 Minutes’ Charlie Rose in which he recalled his rival …

MedRef for Glass adds face-recognition to Google’s wearable

If there’s one thing people keep asking from Google Glass and other augmented reality headsets, it’s facial-recognition to bypass those “who am I …

Yahoo recruits Path and Google+ veteran to drive mobile push

Former Google+ leader moves to Yahoo, via Path<p><i>All Things D</i> reports that Marissa Mayer has added Dylan Casey, the former Head of Product Management at Path, to her growing assemblage of mobile and social media experts. Prior to his leading role at Path, Casey worked on another social network, …

Sony shrinks the Xperia Z to 4.6 inches with new Xperia ZR

Sony has unveiled a new variant of its flagship Android smartphone, launching the LTE-enabled Xperia ZR with enhanced waterproofing for use at depths of up to 1.5 meters. The Xperia ZR is a mid-range smartphone and ships with a slightly smaller 4.6-inch display than the Xperia Z. While the device …

Namshi, An Online Fashion Store For The Middle east, Lands $13M

Namshi, an popular online fashion store in the Middle East that was started by the Samwer brothers’ Rocket Internet accelerator, has raised $13 million in funding from growth equity firm Summit Partners.<p>The private investment firm regularly backs Rocket Internet ventures, particularly in emerging …

The hits and misses of Google I/O (pictures)

In just three days, Google will hold its annual developer's conference, Google I/O , in San Francisco. The show is in its fifth year now, and has attracted thousands of techies from everywhere, with tickets being sold out this year in under an hour . Not only does the company debut many of its …

James Martin

This is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini [leak]

A set of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini pictures have supposedly surfaced online, and, while they’re not official, they are pretty consistent with how the device looked in previously leaked images.<p>Namely, the new pictures of the Galaxy S4 Mini show a device that looks like a smaller Samsung Galaxy S4, …

Five Android sensations coming in 2013

We’ve seen a plethora of a great devices released in 2013 already. HTC managed to make a comeback with its immaculate and beautifully crafted device, the HTC One. Samsung? They launched the Galaxy S4, and though some may not like it, it’s still one of the most anticipated and biggest releases of …

Mobile Devices

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Resigns As Director Of Twitter U.K. After TweetDeck Dissolves As Standalone Business

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has quit his position as a U.K. director of the company, days after Twitter subsidiary TweetDeck was dissolved as a separate U.K. business by business registrar Companies House, according to Sky News. We’ve reached out to Twitter for confirmation and comment and will update …

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was better at design than I was

When the sense of personal competition has gone, when time has passed, the memories become more acute and more accurate.<p>During Bill Gates' interview Sunday night with Charlie Rose on CBS's "60 Minutes," Microsoft's chairman released some emotion when speaking of visiting Steve Jobs during the Apple …

Bill Gates

Samsung next gen 5G wireless service hits 1 Gbps in testing

Samsung Electronics has announced that it has been testing next-generation 5G wireless service in one of its in-house testing centers. Samsung …

Pakistan's next prime minister wants to end decades-old feud with India

The full scale of Nawaz Sharif's thumping victory in Pakistan's general election became clear on Sunday, making it far more likely the country's next …

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

Google Glass isn't even for sale yet, but it's already facing backlash.<p>There have been articles in the <i>Atlantic</i> and <i>Wired</i> mocking techies who have a pair, and even <i>Saturday Night Live</i> got in on the jabbing at the technology.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran a front-page story about Google Glass and privacy, and …