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Tesla calculator estimates the monthly costs of owning a Model 3

There are many reasons to opt for a Tesla, but one of the most compelling ones is the opportunity to get a premium vehicle at a reasonable price – this is the allure of the flashy new Model 3. But what exactly are the monthly costs of owning one and does it pay off long-term? That’s what this …

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Eggs and rice: An under-the-radar Cajun breakfast | NOLA.com

Eggs and rice might sound like an odd pairing -- unless you grew up eating this dish.<p>I had never heard of this old-school breakfast until a West Bank …

The Airbnb Tool That’s Changing UI Design

Uber, Google, Instacart, and others are all adopting Airbnb’s prototyping tool, Lottie.<p>There’s a hot new design software being used today by major tech companies like Airbnb and Google to build new apps. But the tool, called Lottie, wasn’t born from your typical designer. Instead, it has its …

Edit A Stunning Sunset/Sunrise in Photoshop with Luminosity Masks

In this video Jimmy McIntyre looks at advanced methods to cleanly blend exposures, and edit a beautiful sunset/sunrise scene in Photoshop, using …

Photography Tips

Friday 5: ScreenFlow 7 adds dark mode, custom hotkeys, Intel Quick Sync support, and more [Video]

In this week’s edition of Friday 5, we take a look at ScreenFlow 7 — a major update to the previous version of the popular screen recording and editing app. ScreenFlow 7 features brand new export options, a newly-implemented dark mode interface, support for custom hotkey mapping, and much more. …

Final Cut

Eero changed how we think about Wi-Fi — and now it wants to make our homes smarter

Nick Weaver wants to build an ‘operating system for the home,’ but can he get there first?<p>Eero kicked off an arms race of router innovation when it launched the first mesh Wi-Fi system last year. It seems like everyone is making mesh Wi-Fi systems now: Google has one. Samsung has one. There are new …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

Portraits: Pro Lighting with Cheap Flashlights by Daveed Benito

The color gels used are simply cellophane that comes in rolls at your local craft store, usually meant for gift wrapping. The more you layer the …

Richard Branson Shares His Best Business Advice In 4 Letters

Richard Branson loves a good challenge.<p>That’s why in celebration of his 65th birthday in 2015, the Virgin founder and visionary entrepreneur announced that he would complete 65 challenges – as part of the #ChallengeRichard campaign – during the coming year.<p>Four of the 65 challenges involved Branson …

Motivation

Hands-on: Accell’s USB-C to HDMI 2.0 adapter connects the MacBook Pro to 4K displays @60Hz [Video]

A few weeks ago we reviewed Aukey’s USB-C to HDMI Cable for the MacBook Pro. It worked, but since it featured HDMI 1.4, it only allowed for connecting to 4K displays at 30Hz max.<p>While such an adapter works well for watching movies with lesser refresh rates, 30Hz is not the ideal refresh rate for …

MacBook Pro

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Review: TextExpander is autocorrect on steroids, usable across Mac, iPad, and iPhone

Autocorrect can be a mixed blessing. We’ve all experienced times where it’s a hindrance rather than a help, insisting on turning our perfectly valid words into something entirely unrelated – so much so that entire websites have been devoted to its alleged failings (even if most of them are made up).<p>…

Friday 5: Handy Mac utilities to check out this weekend [Video]

In this week’s edition of Friday 5, we have a look at a few handy Mac utilities that I use on a regular basis. Apps include SuperDuper, a long-available tool that lets you create reliable disk clones, and Intel Power Gadget, a handy way to monitor CPU performance on macOS. But it doesn’t stop …

Handy

How I Found My Niche in Professional Photography

I’m Alastair Philip Wiper, a British photographer based in Copenhagen and working worldwide. From the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, to giant …

Capture the Beauty of Long Exposures with Your Camera’s Live View Mode and an ND Filter (VIDEO)

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his …

3 PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Dear friend,<p>Here are some practical applications for street photography (in real life):<p>First of all, I think street photography is useless if you’re …

Street Photography

Google Trips gets a big update to help you plan your next vacation

Google has updated its excellent Trips mobile app for Android and iOS with a bunch of new features to make it easier to plan your next adventure on the road.<p>While it already grabs flight information from your Gmail inbox, Trips now captures bus and train tickets as well and adds them to your …

Sekonic announces price and availability of 'groundbreaking' L-858D-U light meter

Light meter manufacturer Sekonic has announced that its new L-858D-U light meter is now available and priced at $599/£599.<p>This new meter offers a …

Nvidia Shield TV now supports 4K movies on Google Play, 4K Google Cast support

The 2017 Nvidia Shield TV is one of the best set-top boxes you can buy, especially for 4K content. It’s one of the only Android TV devices to stream Amazon Video in 4K, and it pushes 4K HDR content without skipping a beat. Now, Nvidia has announced that its streaming box supports 4K content from …

Mobile Devices

Google Photos now lets you send images to your TV using AirPlay

About time<p>The most recent update to Google Photos’ iOS app now lets you send images from an iPhone to your TV, so long as you have an Apple TV streaming box hooked up. The update, out today, uses AirPlay to transmit the images, letting you browse on the Google Photos app and choose which ones you’d …

Friday 5: Awesome paid Mac App Store apps [Video]

On this week’s edition of Friday 5, we explore several additional paid Mac App Store apps that I use on a regular basis. Apps include titles like Bumpr, which lets you choose the browser that links are opened in, along with Affinity Designer, a remarkably deep vector illustration app that can be …

Apps

If You Don't Think You Need a Graphics Card, This $80 GPU Will Change Your Mind

For nearly a decade, common sense has dictated that most people don’t need a standalone graphics card in their computer. Gamers need them to make …

Knops are adjustable ear plugs that might save your hearing

Kind of pricey, though<p>Ask anyone who frequents loud concerts, and you’ll probably learn why protecting your hearing is important. Knops are a new pair of adjustable ear plugs looking for funding on Kickstarter that claims to be “the volume button for your ears” to help you do just that.<p>To clarify — …

It's Official: People in Fly-Over States Are Less Success-Oriented

People on the coasts and big cities are more willing to make the necessary changes to better their lives.<p>Every once in a while, you stumble across a data set that creates a real "Aha!" moment. I experienced that today, when the folks at CashNetUSA sent me a map ranking U.S. states by the level of …

How to power the MacBook Pro with an eGPU using Nvidia’s new Pascal drivers

As we reported earlier this morning, Nvidia has released its long-awaited Pascal beta drivers for the Mac. These drivers make it possible to use graphics cards from the company’s popular 10-series lineup, which include the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, among other hardware.<p>This release has major …

MacBook Pro

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

Snag the excellent Ecobee3 smart thermostat at one of the best prices we've seen

If you're looking to add some extra smarts to your home <i>and</i> save a little money over the long-term, a smart thermostat is a great place to start. …

Google can now translate Korean while you watch

It's easier than ever to get around in South Korea -- assuming you have Google's Translate app downloaded on your phone.<p>The Translate app has just been updated with Korean language support for its Word Lens tool. Just point your phone's camera at Korean text and watch it translate into the language …

Elgato’s Stream Deck gives gamers and YouTubers a TV studio style controller for $150

If you’re a YouTube creator or a gamer who likes to livestream your play, Elgato has an interesting-looking gadget on the way. It provides a hardware keypad much like the ones used in broadcast TV studios, allowing you to instantly call up anything from starting or stopping a Twitch stream to …

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