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Find out if someone has accessed your MacBook's camera

Get notified when your MacBook's iSight camera is being used to keep hackers from spying on you.<p>After reading about how hackers have taken control of a MacBook's iSight camera to spy on the person sitting in front of it, you might start to get a feeling that someone is watching you. Just because …

SanDisk Launches 256GB Flash Drive and Wireless Stick for iPhone and iPad

SanDisk today announced that its iXpand Flash Drive is now available in a larger 256GB storage capacity for $279.99, expanding upon existing 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB capacities available for between $49.99 and $129.99.<p>The iXpand Flash Drive connects to the Lightning port on an iPhone or iPad to …

Google Wallet for iOS can now send money to any contact using just a phone number

With the rise of contactless payment systems like Apple Pay and Android Pay, the Google Wallet app has needed to reinvent itself somewhat as a peer-to-peer payment system. With the latest update, it’s become a whole lot easier to send money to your friends, family and contacts.<p>From today, the …

A first look at Panasonic’s Post Focus function with the Lumix GX8

Today Panasonic released an interesting firmware update for Lumix GX8, G7 and FZ300 (bridge camera) users. The new and highly anticipated Post Focus …

Make the most of Apple Music with these 10 tips and tricks

Apple Music isn’t for everyone — in fact, it might only be for people over the age of 35. Nonetheless, it’s quickly become a prominent player within …

Apple Music

How to Turn Right at Machu Picchu and Find Atlantis

<i>Earlier this year, I read the book</i> Turn Right at Machu Picchu <i>by Mark Adams, about his quest to follow Hiram Bingham’s trail through Peru. It made me</i> …

10 Genius Portrait Photography Tips on Craftsy

Are you struggling with getting great images in portrait photography? With a few simple tricks, you can take sharper pictures, speed up your workflow …

How to Take the Perfect Travel Photograph

­<i>Today, professional photographer Laurence Norah of Finding the Universe, continues his five part series on taking better travel photos. Photographs</i> …

How to Visit Napa Valley on a Budget

With its verdant hills, acres of vineyards, and temperate climate, Napa Valley in California is one of the world’s premier wine-producing regions. …

Napa Valley

Travel is a Privilege

Let’s face it: not everyone is able to travel. Whether it’s money, family obligations, or circumstance, travel is out of reach for a large percentage …

A Traveler's Manifesto: Travel Rules to Live By

As travelers of the world, we have a unique opportunity to break down barriers, foster cultural exchange, and create a positive impact on communities …

Touring Belgium: Easily Europe’s Most Underrated Destination

A seasoned traveler learns that you haven’t seen Europe until you visit this sophisticated little country where beer is for breakfast and chocolate is for lunch<p>Passion Chocolat in Brussels is generous with its free samples; try the praline ancienne.<p>Natalie Hill for The Wall Street Journal<p>1 of …

European Travel

Understanding Aperture and Exposure: Part 1

A few years ago I started this blog for my photography students to help re-enforce the most fundamental aspects of photography. Understanding how …

Micro Four Thirds Lenses — Tools and Toys

It’s no secret we love Micro Four Thirds cameras here at <i>Tools & Toys.</i> By extension, we have an even larger interest in the large ecosystem of …

Car Rental Price Comparison Startup Happycar Picks Up Backing From Rocket Internet’s GFC

European car rental comparison startup — or self-styled metasearch engine — Happycar has raised a new $1.58 million round of funding. Notable backers include Global Founders Capital, the venture arm of German startup factory and e-commerce behometh Rocket Internet. Unusually, however, GFC isn’t …

5 Myths About Mirrorless Photography - Less Gear

The past few years have been an exciting time in camera technology. Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras have changed the way we shoot and more …

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving. #VSCOcam

The Olympus OM-D E

Let’s get meta for a moment. I’ve been putting off this review for far too long.<p>At first, I told myself I wanted to have enough time with my new …

WD My Passport Wireless offers untethered extra storage

Western Digital, which makes data storage solutions, among other things, is finally bringing its external hard drives to the wireless age. With the …

iOS 8 Features: Hidden Features

Siri<p><b>Faster voice recognition</b> - Siri now displays what is being spoken on the iPhone or iPad display as it is said, allowing users to get immediate feedback on what the voice assistant is hearing.<p><b>Voice activation</b> - Saying "Hey Siri" while an iOS device is plugged in will activate Siri, allowing …

Apps

30 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Horrible

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

Hiking Below the North Rim in the Grand Canyon

<i>More Hikes: Best Hikes in the National Parks >></i><p>It doesn’t matter how you access the Grand Canyon, so long as you actually get down into it. It’s too big to fathom just from above. Whether by boat or by foot, you’ve got to get into it.<p>Matt and Agnes Hage and I planned on a four-day backpacking trip …

The Best National Parks in the U.S. for Biking

Attention, bicyclists: Ever want to cross the Continental Divide, circle the rim of an ancient volcano, or follow the path of an historic canal? Look no further than America’s national parks.<p>Here are seven national parks that offer cycling routes with world-class scenery:<p>> Crater Lake<p>Perhaps …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

Apps

15 Awesome Food Photography Tips

Of all the types of things I photograph, shooting food probably comes the closest to being a full-blown DIY project. There’s a lot going on– from …

Landscape Photography

Photographer of Sherpas: Everest Avalanche "Will Be Spoken of for Generations"

National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey says Sherpas face high risk.<p>A deadly avalanche on Mount Everest that left 13 Sherpa guides dead and three missing Friday morning shines a light on a remote community of workers that routinely takes on high risk to support foreign climbers.<p>Seattle-based …