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How Eyetracking Can Improve Your Webpage Design

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with</i> …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Photographer Takes You Behind the Scenes of Playboy Fashion Shoots (NSFW)

In his first ever published book <i>Behind The Scenes,</i> photographer Patrick Van Dam creates thoughtful juxtapositions out of snapshots taken behind the …

Leaked OEM licensing terms reveal Google's level of control over apps

Part of the magic behind Android is that it is open-source, meaning anyone can grab the OS and run with it, as we’ve seen with customized Android forks like Amazon’s Fire OS. There is no denying that Android is truly open and free at its heart, but critics attest that Android <i>“as we know it</i>” might …

Light Paintings by Janne Parviainen

Watch Samsung’s UNPACKED 2013 Galaxy Gear And Galaxy Note 3 Event Live Right Here At 1PM ET

Samsung’s hosting an event in Berlin today at 1 PM ET / 7PM CET / 10 AM PT at which it will debut its Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, the new Galaxy Note 3 smartphone, and a potential bevy of other things covered by the phrase “next-generation products.” The cats are somewhat out of the bag …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

EU: Google Will Likely Need to Improve Anti-Competitive Proposals

Regulators for the European Union hinted today that Google’s current proposals to fix ongoing anti-competitive behavior will need a radical overhaul before existing complaints are alleviated.<p>Reuters reports that Joaquin Almunia, the Competition Commissioner for the European Union, said during a …

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Landscape Photography

Last week on Pro: a guide for the cloud curious and social at work (literally)

Following the epic, 3.5-hour long keynote at Google I/O this week, all eyes were on the Moscone Center as Google rolled out a series of new products, …

Use Bulb Ramping to Make Your Timelapse Exposures Smoother

Bulb Ramping is a method of using an intervalometer to make minute changes to a camera during a timelapse capture sequence–and of course this needs …

EA Reboot Cost 900 Jobs

So, those “hard but essential changes” and “difficult organizational decisions” Electronic Arts announced back in late April, but refused to explain …