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Stress Test Your Company’s Competitive Edge with These 4 Questions

As uncertainty is increasing and competition is becoming more fierce, executives need to have a broader understanding of competition itself in order to sustain an edge. Executives should be thinking about four different types of competition to maintain relevance in a changing environment, which …

10 Cheap Stocks to Buy With Only $10

It’s easy to find cheap stocks. At the moment, nearly 1,700 publicly traded stocks are priced at less than $10 per share, according to FinViz …

Apple overtakes Fitbit to become world’s top wearables vendor thanks to Apple Watch growth

While Apple itself doesn’t break out Apple Watch sales numbers due to competitive reasons, we can usually get a good idea of performance from analytic companies. Now, Strategy Analytics is out with its latest numbers, reporting that Apple sold 3.5 million Apple Watch units during the most recent …

Find Day Trading Stocks with the Biggest Moves Using These Filters

Find Volatile Day Trading Stocks Using These Filters<p>Updated June 11, 2018<p>Day traders often choose to trade high-volume stocks that are seeing …

Trading

How to Turn Your Dumb Printer Into a Cloud Printer

Google runs a Cloud Print service that can make any printer, internet-enabled or not, accessible from over the web. If there’s a printer you need to …

The investment trusts that pay the highest income revealed

In this low-income, slow-growth world it can be hard to find mainstream investments that will pay out a significant yield.<p>However, research house …

Investing

Your Plain English Guide To Investment Jargon

As the stock market continues its gyrations, now is a good time to buy an investment with a favorable NAV and alpha that keeps on giving while reducing beta.<p>Got that?<p>If not, don’t be embarrassed. Investment companies and financial advisers love to load up their materials with this kind of jargon. …

Control the Negotiation Before It Begins

Countless books and articles offer advice that can help deal makers avoid missteps at the bargaining table. But some of the costliest mistakes take place before negotiators even sit down to discuss the substance of the deal. That’s because people fall prey to a seemingly reasonable—but ultimately …

Management

How-To: Make your Mac run silent, cool and fast under OS X El Capitan

As expected, Apple’s release of OS X El Capitan for Macs was less about adding major new features than “refining the experience and improving performance” from Yosemite — in other words, under-the-hood optimizations to make any Mac run more reliably than before. Thanks to El Capitan, my older …

3 Natural Ingredients That Clean (Almost) Anything in Your House

What includes a sprig of mint, a twist of citrus, and packs a real punch in every room of the house? Here's a hint: It's better suited to a spray bottle than a cocktail glass.<p>We're talking about DIY all-natural household cleaners, of course -- the kind that side-step harsh fumes and chemicals in …

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

Digital Photography

Demystifying Your Camera’s Histogram

You hear the word histogram tossed around all the time when reading about photography. For professional photographers, the term is a household …

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

How to Maximize Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens

Maximizing Sharpness - Tips for overcoming the difficulties associated with shooting at long focal lengths to help you maximize image sharpness

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Landscape Photography

In-Camera Settings for RAW Outdoor Photography – Picture Styles & Picture Controls

Nature and Landscape photographers who always shoot RAW might never think about changing their in-camera picture style / picture control settings, …

Mobile Photography

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter - step by step help on how to set up and use an incident light meter to balance …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Three Tips For Overcoming Your Blind Spots

Ernst Cramer, the late, great editor-in-chief of the German daily <i>Die Welt</i>, once recounted how as a college student in America in the midwest, just after World War II, he questioned in a math class whether the textbook was not mistaken in a particular instance. The lecturer reflexively, and rather …

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Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for …

How To Use The RAW Adjustment Brush For Added Impact in Your Photos

Most of us are aware of the creative power of RAW. But, for those of us that are new to photography, let's talk about what RAW is, and what it means …

Tips for Better Street Photography: Day-to-Day Life

Photographer Kevin Meredith (aka Lomokev) takes his camera everywhere he goes. His name comes from the popular Lomo camera, which is just one out of …

Photography

Green Cleaning Products: Homemade Alternatives To Harmful Household Chemicals (PHOTOS)

<i>From Networx's Chaya Kurtz:</i><p>With the following DIY homemade cleaner recipes shared by Hometalk.com members, you'll never have to buy prefab cleaning products again.

Easy to use, free solution for complex camera control

Amazing application. Would recommend digiCamControl to photographers at any level..<p>Werner Koegelenberg<p>I love it, simple but better then some other. …