Jake Hurst

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fps1000 High Speed Camera

A relatively affordable and compact high frame rate camera. The base model’s resolution is 640×480 at 840fps, right up to 16,500fps at 64×64. The …

Cameras

12 Tips for Mastering the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop

There are a lot of good post-processing tools available for making minor edits to your photos. Within Photoshop, there are the Healing Brush and the …

Tutorials

Travel Photography Tips – Photographing the Coast

Photography

Balance in Photography

Balance is one of the least-discussed principles of good composition, but it is perhaps the most important. Photographers, consciously or not, make …

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Design’s new action camera. The Micro Cinema Camera has a super 16mm 1080p sensor and a 30fps global shutter. It works with micro four …

Awesome 3D Printed Lightsaber (video)

If you have ever fancied 3D printing your very own Lightsaber 3D printing columnist Sean Charlesworth explain how he recreated the 14 piece 3D …

R2-D2 and C-3PO Wedding Rings

Ahh geek love. When a pair of Star Wars super fans get married surely you cannot expect them to go with boring old plain metal rings. No, they must …

Behold The Best Slow-Motion Camera On The Market

At 25,000 frames per second, the Phantom v2511 can practically stop time.<p>In the time it takes to blink, the Phantom v2511 has already captured more than 7,500 frames of video. Expand that rate to one second, and the v2511 captures 25,600 frames at a resolution of about 1 megapixel. That’s still a …

A Camera "Lens" that Vacuums Dust Off the Sensor

Keeping your camera’s lens and sensor clear of dust is an important part of taking good pictures. A well placed spec of dust can ruin a shot faster …

R2-D2 Kitchen Timer

Use this R2-D2 Kitchen Timer and your Tauntaun steaks will never be just Luke warm. Thank you folks, I’ll be at Jabba’s Comedy Hut all week. As a …

This search engine shows you 3D models of everything

Yobi3D is designed for 3D printmakers and animators<p>Are you a digital animator, 3D printmaker, or just like looking at cool rotating 3D models of things? Then Yobi3D is for you. The search engine, which launched in June, is basically the Google of 3D object renders. Type in almost any conceivable …

The Modbook Pro X Turns Your Retina MacBook Pro Into A Graphics Tablet

Modbook has been making tablets out of Mac portables for years, combining the Apple computers with Wacom digitizers to let digital artists have all-in-one graphics-creating powerhouses that run full OS X software and come with ample pressure sensitivity. Now, the company’s latest effort …

A closer look at the Lytro Illum, the futuristic new light-field camera

Two years ago, Lytro's first camera showed us a world in which we never had to worry about getting the right photo anymore, where we could change focus and perspective well after we shot our photos in the first place. But that camera looked like a kaleidoscope: the square red camera was too odd, …

Shazam For Mac Now Available To Download

After releasing versions of their music recognition software on other platforms Shazam has this week released a brand new app in the form of Shazam …

Darth Vader Lightsaber BBQ Fork

I find your lack of barbecue utensils disturbing. The Darth Vader Lightsaber BBQ Fork will have you grilling on the Dark Side. Even the dark Sith …

Rubik's Cube Mini-Fridge

Looking to solve the problem of what’s for lunch? Look no further than inside your own personal Rubik’s Cube Fridge. This 11.5″ cubed fridge not only …

This is Hot Wheels' life-size 'Darth Vader Car'

A visit to the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con's exhibition floor will give visitors a look at a life-size car that looks just like Darth Vader's iconic helmet. And is it ever strange. Hot Wheels went all out with the car, giving it all the <i>Star Wars</i> touches you could think of: Sith lightsaber-style …

Kwikset's Kevo Smart Door Lock Adds Free Guest eKeys, Scheduling for Standard eKeys

While several high-profile smart deadbolt systems such as Lockitron and August have experienced significant delays, Kwikset has been shipping its Kevo Bluetooth deadbolt for some time now, and today the system is receiving a software update to provide new access options for users.<p>Similar in …

Swich Wireless Charger

Most wireless chargers have flat charging surfaces, making it hard to use your device while it’s charging. Swich holds your device at an angle so you …

Nuseti mountain bike features a sealed drivetrain

Both the gearbox and the chain are sealed against water and outside contaminants, plus they're kept lubricated by separate sealed-<i>in</i> oil baths. This …

Apple’s Living Library

Oh the double dip.<p>If you’re a movie fan, especially one who was around for the beginning of the DVD revolution 18 years ago, those words will strike a chord. It’s the practice of a studio putting out a crappy bare-bones edition of a DVD to home video and following it up weeks or months later with a …

Star Wars Imperial Fleet Stationed Real World Airport

It seems the video that the Imperial Fleet from Star Wars has stationed in real world airport. They want to invade the Earth? Let’s go on …

Apple iWatch Team Gets Two Nike FuelBand Engineers

Last week we heard that Apple had hired an executive from luxury Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer for the Apple iWatch team, and now it would appear that …

Wearable Tech

Battlefield 4 Dragon’s Teeth DLC Officially Launching July 15th

After circulating rumours earlier this month as well as mistakenly published Tweets by EA, indicated that the new Battlefield 4 Dragon’s Teeth DLC …

Android Wear Gets A Workaround To Enable Paid Apps

Yesterday we heard that there was an issue with paid applications on Android Wear, free apps were working on Android Wear devices, but paid apps were …

Hands On With The Samsung Gear Live, Its $199 Smartwatch Shipping July 7

Samsung has a new Android Wear device that it didn’t really make too much of a fuss about before: The Gear Live smartwatch. It unsurprisingly resembles its brethren the Gear, Gear 2 and Gear Neo, but it doesn’t use Tizen or Android (like the first gen Gear) and it doesn’t use the same interface …

Apple grabs TAG Heuer sales chief in tipped iWatch push

Apple is reportedly bulking up its iWatch launch team, having poached the sales director of TAG Heuer as it readies the wearable for what’s widely …

Wearable Tech

This Mechanical Watch Has A Magic Button That Sets It By GPS

If there’s a single problem with mechanical watches its that they’re often considered inaccurate. A collection of gears and springs, no matter how carefully put together, will always lose a little time here or there. There’s a solution, quartz, but these tickers are accurate but boring. But why not …

Earin Wireless Earbuds

Earin claims it has developed the world’s smallest earbuds. The earbuds connect to media players via Bluetooth and last up to three hours per charge. …