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This Is How To Decide If A Photo Should Be Color Or Black And White

I know I’m not the only photographer who has been confronted by the following dilemma: <i>should this shot be color or black and white?</i> Some people may …

Street Photography

Intel wants to eliminate 3.5 mm headphone jack like rumored iPhone 7, suggests USB-C as replacement

Apple is widely rumored to be dropping the 3.5 mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7, instead favouring wireless Bluetooth or the Lightning port for connecting headphones. Intel is also keen to eliminate the 100 year old 3.5 mm jack, citing ‘industry singling a strong desire to move from analog to …

21 tiny design features that show Apple’s incredible attention to detail

Apple is known for its insane attention to detail. Oftentimes, it’s what sets Apple’s products apart from the competition.<p>Some of these features are incredibly useful and make the products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, …

How to enable voice ID for 'Hey Siri' on iPhone

'Hey Siri' lets you activate your iPhone with just your voice, but if you updated to iOS 9, you'll want to make sure it's only <i>your</i> voice.When you set …

Tech Trends

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Google Chrome

SQL All-in-One For Dummies

• <b>Auteur:</b> Allen G. Taylor<p><b>The soup-to-nuts guide on all things SQL!</b><br>SQL, or structured query language<i>,</i> is the international standard language for creating and maintaining relational databases. It is the basis of all major databases in use today and is essential for the storage and retrieval of database …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

10 Eye-Catching Metro Stations Worth a Stop

Stepping into this Stockholm station is like stepping into a very elaborate cave. The only place where all three of Stockholm’s metro lines meet, …

Trains

This Crazy Sky Pool Is Either Incredible or Terrifying

It's made entirely of glass and suspended 10 stories in the air.<p>Warning: If you're afraid of heights, you might want to look away. A South London apartment complex is building the first-ever Sky Pool, made of eight-inch-thick glass and suspended 10-stories above ground. At 90-feet-long it will …

South London

Cusby adapters give you the building blocks to adjust to USB-C

You can’t stop staring at the new 12-inch MacBook, especially the gold one. It’s lighter and smaller and while it has all the computing power of your suddenly-bulkier model, you’re not sure about life with a single USB-C port.<p>A Miami startup, led by an electrical engineer, has designed adapters …

Windows 10's forced automatic updates are a good idea

Microsoft will force Windows 10 Home users to download and install updates to its operating system without any options to turn them off. A final version of the OS, distributed to testers this week, contains a clause in the end user license agreement (EULA) that reveals Windows 10 users will receive …

Time I

Reddit's 'no copyrighted material rule' could kill top subreddits

Most of the fevered talk about Reddit’s new content rules has focused on its half-hearted burying of offensive material. That’s meant the line forbidding the posting of copyrighted content on the service has avoided scrutiny.<p>But, as TorrentFreak smartly points out, it could be a huge problem for …

Raspberry Pi Insider Guide

• <b>Auteur:</b> Bruce Smith<p>Raspberry Pi Insider Guide: Everything you need for the Model B/B+ and more<br>Taking You from beginner to Expert!<br>The most up-to-date Raspberry Pi guide available.<br>Everything you need to make you an expert using the Raspberry Pi Model B and B+.<p>Taking you from beginner to expert. Even …

This is where they *actually* filmed these famous 15 movies

15 famous movies and the *actual* countries they were filmed in<p>1. Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Zealand)<p>Though the film was shot …

How to Do Long Exposure Photography Without a Tripod

For me, as a travel photographer, the size and the weight of the photography equipment that I carry around is very important. Over the years, I …

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions

<b>Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system.</b><p>Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft development executive, said in a conference speech this week that Windows 10 would be the "last version" of the dominant desktop software.<p>His comments were echoed by Microsoft which said it would …

Software

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful

The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. It had neither a keyboard nor a screen, and functioned more as part of a kit that computer hobbyists could build into something more useful, if they knew what they were doing.<p>Two early Apple …

Apple II

Eye-Opening Graphic Reveals Which Countries Have the Best Work-Life Balance

We know that life shouldn't be all work and no play, but just how much do we abide by that? This eye-opening infographic, by Vicky Leta for Mashable, is based on data collected from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'s Better Life Index. It looks at a couple of …

Work-life Balance

See the Apple Watch torn down to its minuscule parts

This is the first day the Apple Watch has become available, but we didn't have to wait very long to see what the device looks from the inside.<p>The …

Lightroom 6 & CC – Everything you need to know

So, yesterday was the big day for everyone in the photography community. The new version of Lightroom was finally released. Pages leaked, serves …

Lightroom

The 9 Worst-Designed Cities In The World

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>From sky-scraping metropoles to up-and-coming centers breaking the "large town" mold, cities come in all shapes and sizes. But with that diversity comes one simple truth: no city is perfect. They constantly evolve, much like living beings, but sometimes, …

Urban Design

Microsoft® Office 365 Administration Inside Out

• <b>Auteur:</b> Anthony Puca en Julian Soh<p><b>Conquer Microsoft Office 365 administration—from the inside out!</b><p>Dive into Office 365 administration—and really put your systems expertise to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. …

Computer Training: Using Microsoft Office 365

• <b>Auteur:</b> Kevin Wilson<p>Learn Office the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point…<p>Using Microsoft Office 365, is the essential step by step guide to getting the most out of Microsoft Office, providing a complete resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast.<p>This book explores<p>The concept …

One Guy Figured Out How To Plan The Best Road Trip Ever

Don't know where to go on your next family road trip? Let your computer decide for you! At least that's what two people did when they decided to plan the a road trip to see the entire United States.<p>Discovery News Reporter Tracy Staedter got in touch with Randy Olson, a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan …

Michigan State University

Edward Snowden's speech was ruined by a bunch of random people that joined in on his video call

Speaking at FutureFest, a conference in London held by a charity named Nesta, he used Google Hangouts to participate from Moscow.<p>Since leaking NSA documents in 2013, Snowden can't travel in person to events around the world (he'll likely be arrested), so this is the next best thing.<p>Google Hangouts …

Edward Snowden

60 Mac Tips, Volume 1

• <b>Auteur:</b> David Sparks en Brett Terpstra<p>60 Mac Tips is a carefully built list of tips and tricks to make you more efficient on your Mac . With 53 screencasts and over 1.5 hours of embedded video, the book explains why each trick is special and most include a screencast showing you how to perform it …

Should Microsoft be worried about Windows Phone’s falling market share?

Advertisement<p>35 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Research firm IDC released its quarterly smartphone sales data on Thursday, estimating that Android and iOS phones …

The Man Who Invented Pop-Up Ads Says 'I'm Sorry'

Ethan Zuckerman, the man who invented pop-up ads, has apologised to the world in a lengthy explanation of his original intentions.<p>Writing for The Atlantic, Zuckerman explains that he had unintentionally created one of the most hated forms of advertising on the web.<p>In the late 90s Zuckerman worked …