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Novice Photographers: Absurdly Clear Explanation On Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>If you’re just starting out in photography, the basics of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO could leave …

Shutter Speed

Retro tech, accessibility and the latest in the TV wars

There's so much news at CES, it can be hard to filter out the noise and find what matters. Thankfully, Engadget is here to help. A collection of your favorite editors got together toward the end of the show to have a conversation about the big trends and the announcements that excited them most. …

Trends

Kaziranga: The park that shoots people to protect rhinos

<b>The authorities at a national park in India protect the wildlife by shooting suspected poachers dead. But has the war against poaching gone too far?</b><p>Kaziranga National Park is an incredible story of conservation success.<p>There were just a handful of Indian one-horned rhinoceros left when the park was …

Wildlife

Moment’s new iPhone case will supercharge your photography

The iPhone camera is good right out of the pocket. Mobile lens company Moment Inc. launched three years ago believing it could make it even better.<p>It’s lens attachments have become favorites for many serious iPhone photographers trying to expand the range of the device’s fixed lens. Now, Moment is …

How to Stop Social Media From Taking Over Your Life

In this day and age, it’s hard to live a full life without logging onto Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every now and then. The problem is that they …

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier review: Lots of features, not enough apps

It seems like everyone is talking about how the smartwatch market is collapsing, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from taking another stab at high-end wearables. Who could blame them, really? Last year's Tizen-powered Gear S2 was full of good ideas, from that rotating bezel to its compatibility with …

Gear & Gadgets

NEW TO MAC OS? HERE ARE 30 OF THE BEST APPS AVAILABLE

So you’ve got a new Mac and you’re looking to make the most of the robust application environment on MacOS Sierra? Well, we’ve got you covered. There …

Now All Other Brands Are Also Dropping The Headphone Jack

Earlier last month Apple unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the iPhone 7. While not groundbreaking in terms of new features, and very similar in …

Mobile Technology

Buyers burned by Galaxy Note 7 switch to iPhone

Samsung’s mistake of shipping Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that have a tendency to explode could have boosted sales of the iPhone. According to a new survey, 26 percent of people who returned the hot handset are switching to Apple.<p>Samsung issued a press release today to update on its Note 7 recall …

Apple's Tim Cook is hosting a fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan

To strengthen ties with Republicans<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook is hosting a fundraiser breakfast for House Speaker Paul Ryan, according to an invite obtained by <i>Politico</i>. The event will take place on June 28th in Menlo Park, CA, and Cook is said to be courting Ryan of his own volition because Apple does not …

Silicon Valley

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Codes of Conduct

1970: Soldiers smoke weed through a shotgun in Vietnam

'Shotgunning' weed in Vietnam<p>Soldiers wait out their tour with some unorthodox firearms use<p>In 1970, the U.S. military was transitioning out of its …

Apple to Launch New App Store Category for Shopping Season

In preparation for the holiday season, Apple has announced it'll add a new shopping category to the App store, called e-commerce. The category will debut in time for Black Friday, on November 5 and include such apps as Amazon, Walmart, Groupon, eBay, as well as apps integrated with Apple Pay. …

eCommerce

Apple Appears To Have Deactivated News App in China

Apparently, the New York <i>Times</i> reports, access to the Apple News app, which was announced in June and may or may not contain the secret to the future …

AT&T's first DirecTV plans include a $200 phone-and-TV combo

AT&T isn't waiting long to take advantage of its DirecTV acquisition. The telecom giant is introducing its first plans that incorporate the satellite TV provider, including a promo plan that could save you money if you need to get both cellphone and TV service at the same time. The offering gives …

Karma

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Breathtaking Photos of People Climbing the Alps

During the past few years, Kamil Tamiola has had the rare privilege to photograph the magnificence of the high Alps, most especially the Mont Blanc …

Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels?

The past three centuries of progress have been powered by coal, oil and gas. Burning much of what’s left will lead to environmental and economic catastrophe. Here’s how to save the earth without giving up on growth<p>The final chapters of The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell’s 2014 novel, describe a future …

Fossil Fuels

How to use Handoff with Apple Watch

There are some things your Apple Watch just cannot (or should not) do, like sending emails or searching the web.<p>You can still ask Siri to do these things, but she’ll ask you to take your request elsewhere — namely, to your iPhone. Here’s how Handoff works with Apple Watch.<p>The process is similar to …

Spigen Neo Hybrid Case for iPhone 6S, iPhone 6

Not yet rated<p>List Price:<p>$34.99<p>Price:<p>$19.95<p>You Save:<p>$15.04 (43% Off)<p>Product Description<p>Dual-layer impact protection meets the iPhone 6S or iPhone 6 …

Intel Core M systems compared: Benchmarking the 12-inch MacBook and its Windows competition

CNET Labs puts four computers with Intel's much-hyped Core M processor to the test, including Apple's new 12-inch MacBook.<p>No computer component in recent years has been as tough to pin down as Intel's Core M processor. First seen in late 2014 and turning up in more systems in early 2015, this …

Computer Hardware

iOS 8.4 revamps Apple’s Music app, and the changes are “beautiful”

Apple has pushed out the iOS 8.4 beta update, and chief among its features is a revamped Music app, one that Apple touts as being “beautiful” and, of …

Apps

ifo Apple Store, the best Apple retail blog, is ending

Well, this is a bummer.<p>Gary Allen, perhaps the most respected voice and enterprising reporter in the Apple Community when it comes to Apple’s retail presence worldwide, is retiring from the blog he founded, ifo Apple Store.<p>Founded in 2001, shortly after the opening of the very first Apple Store, …

How Apple Watch will be your digital wallet... and keychain

The Apple Watch is going to be different things to different people — sometimes singularly, but often in combination. One of the things that will …

Cook: Apple Watch ‘designed’ to replace car keys

We know enough about the Apple Watch to keep us interested, but there’s still a lot we don’t know. Even when it comes to pricing, we’re still in the …

Apple Watch

Save big on extra storage with the HyperDrive MacBook Storage Expander [Deals]

For as long as there have been home computers, users have been looking for ways to increase their storage capacity. The first harddrives that entered the market in the 1980’s were difficult to install, had small capacity limits, and were remarkably expensive, even by today’s standards.<p>By contrast, …

MacBook Air

Griffin Technology Reveal Case

List Price:<p>$19.99<p>Price:<p>$12.95<p>You Save:<p>$7.04 (35% Off)<p>Product Description<p>Your Apple iPhone is something you should want to reveal to everyone, right? …

Nova wireless Bluetooth flash for iPhone now available through the Apple Store

We first told you about Nova, the Bluetooth flash for iPhone, over a year again when the portable wireless flash was crowdfunding on Kickstarter. After being funded in just two days and raising three times its goal in funding from backers, the wireless flash debuted earlier this year as promised.<p>We …

Smart Trigger Turns Your iPhone Into A DSLR Remote And Intervalometer [Review]

Unless you like sprinting to beat your camera’s timer, as the family photog, you know often you just end up being left out of the family memories.<p><b>Smart Trigger</b> by Satechi <b><br>Category:</b> iOS/photography accessories <b><br>Works With:</b> iPhone, iPod <b><br>Price:</b> $45<p>The Satechi Smart Trigger can offer some help there. By …