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Review: Pad & Quill Contega Linen for iPad Pro

Pad & Quill have a pretty long history of making premium cases for iOS devices. Their signature style has been a wooden frame paired with leather that drips with sophistication. I admit I am sucker for wrapping new tech in tanned skins, but previous Pad & Quill iPad cases just didn’t appeal to …

IPad Pro

Amazon Kindle Voyage review: expensive but top quality e-reader

Amazon’s latest e-reader is a top-of-the-range Kindle Voyage with high-resolution screen, new haptic page turns and slim, angular design<p>The Kindle Voyage is Amazon’s latest e-reader, but instead of being value-focused, the Voyage is a high-quality device with a crisper screen and fancy, squeezable …

New Bike Locks From Kryptonite

The Messenger series of Kryptonite bike locks offers lightweight, simple security for frame and wheels<p>A U-lock is a great first line of defense against bike theft, but you’re often forced to make a choice: Pick a bulky, heavy lock with a longer shackle to secure the frame and a wheel, or go with a …

Cycling

The Man Who Steve Jobs Considered For Apple’s CEO Is Back With A Startup That Lights Google's Buildings

Joe Costello was one of the people interviewed for that position in 1997.<p>Costello had a lengthy conversation with Jobs, but their talks only led to Jobs realizing there was no one else in the world that wanted the Apple CEO position more than himself. Jobs finally dropped the "interim" from his …

Startups

What The World Thinks A Cashless Future Will Look Like [Infographic]

There are well-established adages about time, money and technology that seem to have been accepted as universal truth: time equals money; money doesn’t grow on trees; need is the mother of invention…to name just a select few.<p>And at PayPal, we’re hoping to create new ones that will be part of our …

Netgear's ultimate WiFi router gives you full speed on any frequency

Watch out, ASUS: you're not the only one with an extremely fast WiFi router these days. Netgear has just released the Nighthawk X4, the latest version of its sinister-looking flagship hotspot. The X4's four antennas let it deliver 802.11ac wireless as quickly as possible on any frequency; it offers …

USB Cassette to MP3 Converter

Dust off those old boxes of mixtapes and turn them into digital files with this handy portable gadget which converts your old analog cassettes into …

Chui Smart Doorbell

Chui lets you remotely see and talk to the person at your door. It also has facial recognition, so it can tell you who is at your door and even let …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

OpenGraph Data

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Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Trash Can Barbecue: Grill Like a Bum

Have yourself a ghetto fabulous barbecue with the Trash Can Barbecue. The great thing about this BBQ is that during the winter you can use it for …

USB Heated Plush Smores Slippers

Heat your feet with a treat. These S’mores USB Heated Plush Slippers may look good enough to eat but they’re just to warm your feet. Powered by USB, …

Belkin's Entire Line of WeMo Switches is on Sale Today on Amazon

Belkin's set of automated WeMo switches is one of the simplest ways to dip your toes into home automation, and today you can pick up some rare …

The Connected Yard: Smart Tech Goes Outside to Play

The Internet of Things keeps adding thingsnow even our kitchen appliances and thermostats are web-connected. Why stop with your home's interior? New outdoor gear is getting smarter, too.

One Simple Tip for Great Family Portraits

Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, or closeups, or flowers, or horses, someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. …

No Paris? No Problem! Using a Backdrop and Shallow DOF to Fake a Location Shoot

The photograph above seems fairly straight forward: pretty model photographed in Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background. But that’s not …

Quick Macro Photography Tricks

If you delve into the incredible world of macro photography, with the aid of a few digital photography tricks, you can take photographs of insects …

Macro Photography

Why You MUST Have a Polarizer

en_US<p>article<p>Why You MUST Have a Polarizer - Digital Photography School<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/you-must-have-a-polarizer/<p>Digital …

Weekend news roundup: 14-16 December

Is Wikipedia in trouble? There's no way to know just yet, but Google has announced that it is in the process of creating a user-generated online …

Popular Lens Combinations for Wedding Photography

When asked what gear I use most for my work, I will first of all give tribute to the classic fifty and talk about how useful and versatile it is for …

Ditching the DSLR for Mirrorless

Picking Up a Mirrorless Camera For the First Time<p>First Impressions<p>I got to spend some time with Sony’s newest fullframe mirrorless cameras, the Sony …

Clever iPhone Add-On Contains a Larger Sensor and a 50mm f/1.8 Lens

We place great demands on our smartphones, and the iPhone’s is perhaps one of the most stressed and stretched among the smartphone gadgets. Perhaps …

Mobile Technology

Choose the Right Lens to Make Flattering Portraits

<i>Nikon D800, 105mm f/2.8 Micro VR lens, F/3, 1.60s, ISO 800.</i><p>The lens you choose to make a picture strongly affects how the subject will look. When …

Garmin launches new dash cams at CES, GPS optional

Garmin's new dashboard cameras automatically record fender benders, bumps, and road incidents in HD.<p>With the market for portable navigation devices shrinking, Garmin is constantly looking for new, clever ways onto your dashboard. Rather than tell you where to go, Garmin's latest devices, the Garmin …

Dashcam

From Bem, a Bluetooth speaker you wear on your wrist

The Speaker Band from Bem Wireless is a tiny wrist-worn Bluetooth speaker that also lets you answer calls. It even comes with a caller ID function.<p>LAS VEGAS -- While most tech companies at the Consumer Electronics Show here are introducing new and fanciful smartwatches, Bem Wireless clearly …

Wearable Tech

M48 Kommando Tactical Tomahawk

To add a bit of awesome to your next camping trip or day of outdoor work, gear up and grab this tactical tomahawk. The M48 Kommando Tactical Tomahawk …

Vintage Film Canisters Print

Before we were digitally touching up photos and storing them in this mystical cloud, we had a more tactile relationship with our photography. In an …

Vintage

Campfire Weekend

• Braven BRV-1 Outdoor Speaker – $180<br>• Campfire Cuisine: Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors – $12<br>• German Kerosene Lantern – $30<br>• Kia Soul – Link<br>• Zippo …