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Here’s a Simple Hack That Will Turn a Boring Photo into an Awesome One (VIDEO)

This tip from boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is simple and effective. What do you do to make a boring photo into an awesome one? Put something …

What makes a Chromebook so secure?

One of the things you'll see written whenever there's talk about Chromebooks is how secure the platform is. If you're <i>into</i> computers or software …

'Keepsafe Browser' Launches on iOS With Tracker Blockers, Secret Tabs, Touch ID/Face ID Log-Ins, and More

Keepsafe is a company behind privacy-focused iOS apps like Photo Vault, Blur for iMessages, Unlisted, and Secure VPN Proxy. Today the company expanded its suite of secure apps with the launch of "Keepsafe Browser," an app that enables users to browse the web privately [Direct Link].<p>The company says …

How to: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a VPN server

A guide to building an encrypted connection to your home network from anywhere.<p>With a VPN server plugged into your router, you can create a secure, …

How to Steal Someone's Identity in 45 Minutes

SAN FRANCISCO -- You can totally steal someone's identity after only 45 minutes of online research, a security expert said Wednesday (April 18) at …

Popular Sleep Cycle iPhone App Expands to Apple Watch With 'Snore Stopper' and Haptic Wake Up Features

Sleep Cycle, a popular and highly downloaded alarm clock and sleep tracking app available for the iPhone, today announced a new Apple Watch app that introduces more features for an even better waking up experience. With the Sleep Cycle for Apple Watch, Sleep Cycle users can enable "snore stopper" …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Lose These 12 Bad Habits If You're Serious About Becoming a Millionaire

There are too many barriers on the path to success to tolerate the ones we create ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is a mindset. In order to be successful you must commit to planning your life around that one burning goal or desire. Before making that …

Self-improvement

How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>With hugely popular services …

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

It's wrong for people to think that they have to be wealthy to get rich investing in the stock market, famed buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told …

Hands-on: Bento Stack is a great organization tool for Apple accessories

<i>From 9to5Toys:</i><p>Apple accessories, there are tons of them. You have Apple Watch bands, Apple Pencil, iPad chargers, iPhone and MacBook chargers, and more. Anytime you leave the house or go on vacation, if you’re anything like me, there’s a mad rush to make sure you don’t forget any cables to keep …

MacBook Pro

What’s In Your Bag, Nick Fancher?

I specialize in shooting in unconventional locations, specifically with the use of small flash. My gear list has always been pretty minimal, though …

Cameras

Edward Snowden created an app to catch hackers

Rather than fill your home with cameras, or motion sensors, or trip wires or booby traps, Edward Snowden has a new way to figure out if your home or laptop has been violated. All it takes is an extra Android phone.<p>The Freedom of the Press Foundation, which counts the NSA whistleblower as a board …

Android Phones

18 portable tech gadgets you’ll want to use every day

Electronics are getting smaller and smaller, and we all seem to have our own special must-have gadgets that we never leave home without. You probably …

Portable

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

How to Protect Your Digital Self

You can’t lock down all the things all the time—it’s the digital equivalent of hiding in a bunker. Build a personal protection plan that makes sense …

Leica: the camera that freed the world – in pictures

Adored by everyone from Henri-Cartier Bresson to Sebastião Salgado, the Leica compact revolutionised photography – taking it out of the studio and onto the streets. The exhibition Eyes Wide Open! celebrates 100 years of pivotal moments

MagC USB-C Adapter Adds MagSafe Protection To Your MacBook (video)

If you miss the good old days when Apple provided magnetic power cables using their MagSafe technology, and would like to add the awesome safety …

You need to encrypt all your data. This is how it’s done

The increasing amount of data we’re all generating is everywhere: in smartphones, laptops, thumb drives, and dozens of online services. How can we secure all of them against unwarranted access?<p>We virtually can’t.<p>Smartphones get stolen, thumb drives get lost, email passwords get brute-forced, cloud …

Why You Should Stay On Top of Yourself and Shoot as Much as Possible

I feel like I write a similar article every few months, but this whole theory I have about going and shooting is something that just continues to …

Elena Iv-skaya Photography

Highly aesthetic, strong, and elegant imagery captured by Elena Iv-skaya.<p>Elena Iv-skaya is an internationally renowned photographer who lives in La …

How to Develop a Style and Trust For Your Implied Nude Clients

When it comes to shooting implied nudes, it is not as easy as simply stripping down as one might think. Soft posing, flattering light, and the trust …

6 tech accessories to help you get the most out of your Apple products

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon The accessory market for Apple products is huge, so it can be difficult to stand out.<p>Twelve South has made a name for itself in techy …

Shopping

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S PDK Automatic

Powerfully seductive.<p>We cycle through hundreds of cars a year, drive tens of thousands of miles, and spend hours analyzing, writing, and thinking about cars we don’t want to park in our garages. And then a Miami Blue Porsche 911 Carrera S drops by for a week.<p>I want one. Maybe not one as lavishly …

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

Protect your privacy, your data and your peace of mind with this guide to beating thieves, whether they’re online or on the street<p>As we’ve recently seen from leaked CIA documents, no one is immune to hacking attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself against them, whether they come from opportunist …

Security

The Story Behind The Most Successful Crowdfunded Font In History

Thanks to a 10,000-person waiting list, Futuracha Pro has broken previous records.<p>Up until this week, the most successful crowdfunded font was an almost predictable winner: Black Tie, a flexible, sans-serif typeface that scales from web CSS to apps with all the seamless utility of Helvetica. It was …

The Leica x COOPH Rope Camera Straps Are Rather Handsome

There are a lot of great options for camera straps on the market at the moment, but the rope-style strap is currently making a serious comeback. The …

Free Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDear friends,As a gift, download <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b> (my newest free collection of …

Street Photography

Transitioning from DSLR to Leica

<i>This month’s Olaf Willoughby interview is with Steve Hunter, a UK based photographer who tells the backstory of his transition from DSLR to Leica and</i> …

Cameras