Mike

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Alone in the wild: how to use your smartphone as a survival tool

Your plane went down. You’re the only survivor. There is a pack of wolves who are intelligently hunting you down. What do you do? Let’s assume that …

Lithium Ion

How to Shoot and Edit a Day-To-Night Transition Time-Lapse With Your DSLR

If you have ever shot time-lapse, you know the struggles of dealing with hundreds, if not thousands of large files. While Lightroom and other post …

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

Landscape Photography

What Is Stress Really?

It's been a tough and stressful winter. Finally day light savings time has arrived and we can slowly watch the snow melt and even imagine warmer days. Last week I thought I smelled a hint of earthiness and it reminded me that time is on our side and green things will grow.<p>Well this winter it was …

Dropbox Users Can Score 100GB of OneDrive Storage for Free

In an obvious attempt to lure users to switch to its OneDrive cloud storage service, Microsoft is giving Dropbox customers 100GB of space for free for a year.<p>To take advantage of the offer, visit this page to sign in to OneDrive and then verify your Dropbox account. It appears to work for users …

Apps

How to Download a Backup of All of Your Facebook Photos and Videos in a Few Easy Steps

Facebook may not be your main photo storage solution (at least we hope it’s not), but knowing how to download a backup of all the photos and videos …

This Fake Phone Charger Is Actually Recording Every Key You Type

“Whose phone charger is that sticking out of the wall? Oh. It must be Ben’s. Ben always leaves his charger at work. Classic Ben!”<p>Alas, it’s not Ben’s charger. Hell, it’s not a charger at all. It’s actually a little spy device <i>disguised</i> as a phone charger, capable of sniffing out every key you type …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

How to Uncover Blurred Information in Photographs

It's a common practice to blur or pixelate sensitive information like account numbers when you share an image online, but your info might not be as …

Tutorials

​Get Free Airport Wi-Fi Using Chrome or Firefox's Developer Tools

With time to kill at the airport, getting online is a great—if potentially expensive—way to while away the hours. But there are a couple of tricks …

Wi-Fi

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

Fitness