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The Leica 75 Summilux Review | Patrick Leong

The 560 g Leica 75 Summilux was created in 1980, and features 7 elements in 5 groups. It was manufactured in Canada and later in Germany. Thanks to …

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Leica Macro Elmar M 90 f4 and Leica Macro Adapter M | L-Camera-Forum

Quite out of the blue, Leica announced these two products at the 100 year celebrations at Wetzlar. I think most people were taken unawares. The lens …

7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

AIRO wristband tracks not just sleep, exercise and stress, but also what you eat

There are fitness wearables that track steps, gauge your quality of sleep and monitor your stress, but few combine all three. As for keeping track of what you eat, most people still resort to old-fashioned food diaries and calorie counters. The AIRO wristband, however, aims to measure all of the …

Straight out of Germany: Beyerdynamic T 51 P headphones

Like anyone who regularly reviews headphones, I've noticed that the majority of them have no unique features or qualities. So for example, it's rare to find headphones in the T 51 P's price class that aren't made in China, but this little $289 Beyerdynamic is made in Germany. The lightweight, 174 …

Microsoft Starts Taking Office On The Web Seriously

Earlier this week, Microsoft updated its Office 365 suite with a couple of new features and licensing terms. Overall, the update was very much in line with the other 100 changes Microsoft had made to its subscription-based Office version for consumers and businesses, but one feature stood out. …

Intel stuffs its backpack with high-tech textbooks in Kno deal

Intel is expanding its push into education technology with the acquisition of digital education startup Kno.<p>The acquisition of the educational-software company, which Intel's John Galvin announced in a blog post Friday, will boost the company's "global digital content library to more than 225,000 …

MXL Large Capsule Condenser Microphone

MXL Large Capsule Condenser MicrophoneBedroom musician and producers need the best equipment at the lowest cost. They need solid performance from …

Microphones

Marshall Hanwell Hi-Fi Speaker from ThinkGeek

Outlaw Fasteners

Anyone who has ever built a deck knows what a pain fastening board after board can be — what with stripped screws, dropped nails, banged fingers, and …

M-Audio M3-8 3-Way Speaker

The M3-8 is a professional-quality powered 3-way monitor with a size, price, design and sound that even audiophiles will love. Each has an 8″ …

NAD D 3020 Hybrid Digital Integrated Amplifier

<b>PRICE</b> $499<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Fine performance and sound<br>Elegant looks<br>Clear value <b><br>Minus</b><br>No mute control<br>Limited detail in volume readout<p><b>THE VERDICT</b><br>As an …

An Ergonomic Solution To Eliminate Typing Fatigue

<b>Description</b><p><i>Please note: Only available to customers in the continental United States. The sale price includes shipping and all sales are final.</i><p>THE …

Off The Hook Shower Head

Nothing wrong with adding some fun to shower time. Works like your standard shower head with universal fitting so no one misses out on the fun, this …

Phones

Laser Cap Creates Lined Paper Effect to Help You Witing in A Straight Line on Blank Paper

I can’t write in a straight line on a blank paper, the result would be slanting downward or upward. <b>Laser Cap</b> is a small concept gadget that projects …

How Strong Is Pope Francis?

On Wednesday, Pope Francis went into St. Peter’s Square, where a crowd had gathered, and saw a pilgrim who has certainly been met in his life with averted gazes, and worse. His skin was covered with hundreds, maybe thousands, of bulbous tumors that contorted his features. Francis embraced him, …

The Daunting Challenge of Secure E-mail

When users of Lavabit, an encrypted e-mail service, logged on to the site this past August, they found a bewildering letter on the site’s main page. Ladar Levison, the founder and sole employee of Lavabit, had shut down his business rather than “become complicit in crimes against the American …

Happy Hour: The New Nikon Df, Cindy Sherman, and FAA Regulations

Cindy Sherman Declared 1 of the 6 Greatest Living Artists<p>Photo by Cindy Sherman courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures<p>For their December issue,</i> …

Disappearing lives: the world's threatened tribes – in pictures

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent nearly three years visiting 31 remote and unique tribes and cultures around the world, witnessing their rituals and capturing their traditional dresses, jewellery, weapons and symbols in a series of beautiful portraits. His book, Before They Pass Away, is published …

Top Micro 4/3 Toy Lenses for $100 (or less)

A Guide to Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

One of our authors, Christopher O’Donnell, has just released another photography eBook entitled <i>The Golden Hours: A Guide to Photographing the Light</i> …

Landscape Photography

Review: B-Grip EVO camera belt

As photographers, we all like to do things our own way. This is especially true when it comes to holding our cameras. It is actually part of our …

Hasselblad Coming Out With a Sony DSLR

When Hasselblad first announced the Lunar camera, they also cited that they’d be working together closer with Sony on future collaborations. Back …