Jules Velasquez

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Are Full Frame Digital Cameras Better Than APS-C or M4/3 Cameras?

The Wandering Lensman is a blog about the passion of photography, sharing images as well as thoughts about life, travel, living, etc.

Digital Cameras

Why would anyone game on an Apple TV?

The new Apple TV has been on sale for just over three months now, and the growing catalog of tvOS apps and games looks incredibly promising. It’s what Apple TV fans have been calling out for for years, and it doesn’t disappoint.<p>But does tvOS and a strong backing from iOS developers make Apple TV a …

Apple Stores: Everything We Know

Contents<p>Next-Generation Stores<br>• History<br>• Apple Stores Timeline<p>Apple has grown to become the most valuable company in the world. It now has millions of customers around the world visiting its retail stores every day, and many of its earliest locations, particularly those in shopping malls, are too small …

iPhone 7 to Feature Flush Rear Camera, No Antenna Bands Across Back?

Some information on the alleged design of the upcoming iPhone 7 has been leaked by MacRumors. The details are from a source who as been reliable in …

Killer Deal: Get a free 32GB Apple TV with 15" MacBook Pros, 21" iMac 4Ks and 27" iMac 5Ks

This week, AI readers can use exclusive coupons to grab a free 32GB Apple TV in addition to cash discounts with the purchase of all current 15" …

Smart TV

Amazon Plans to Open Hundreds of Bookstores, Mall CEO Says

Amazon is planning to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar bookstores in the country after starting up its first physical shop in Seattle last year, a …

eCommerce

Jet Blue Will Let You Buy $29 Flights All Over The United States… There’s Just One Tiny Catch

This year has 366 days, which means there’s 24 more hours of stress and hair-pulling anxiety you have to get through. An extra day of work! An extra day of debating whether this is the year you’re going to finally do something with your life! Fortunately, Jet Blue wants to help you live your best …

JetBlue

11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

Identity Theft

Apple Stores Are No Longer The Star Of The American Mall

One of the country's top mall operators says a slowdown at Apple stores is a drag on overall sales growth.<p>The Apple Store might be losing its place as the king of the American mall, at least according to a mall operator whose properties — including many of the country's top shopping destinations — …

Here's Why Google Overtaking Apple Would Have Made Steve Jobs Nuts

While watching Google’s market value surpass Apple’s in after-market trading last night—ending Apple’s on-and-off reign as the world’s most valuable …

Apple removes ‘impact resistant’ claim from Apple Watch after losing court case over cracked screen

The <i>BBC</i> reports that Apple has removed the phrase ‘impact resistant’ from its description of the Apple Watch after losing a UK court case over a cracked screen. The owner said that he had been influenced by the description as he is “prone to knocking things about a bit.”<p>Gareth Cross, 32, from …

The Drugstore Products Top Makeup Artists Think Everyone Should Own in 2016

We all love a good drugstore find. We've sought out the best drugstore makeup products, the best drugstore skin-care winners, and the best drugstore anti-agers. And now, behold: the best <i>new</i> drugstore makeup products that top makeup artists think everyone should own this year.<p><b>NYX Cosmetics Ombré</b> …

Skin Care

3 Twentysomething Women Talk About How They Knew It Was Emotional Abuse

"I cried, thinking something was really wrong with me. I thought I really must be crazy."<p>Gaslighting is a special, awful kind of emotional abuse that leaves you feeling like you're dumb, or crazy, or making things up — all because a partner is manipulating you, and making you doubt your own …

Here are the best ideas yet about what the iPhone 7 could look like

The iPhone 7 is the most hotly anticipated gadget of 2016.<p>Every year, Apple introduces a new iPhone. Sometimes it's an S model, as it was in 2015, and sometimes it's a full-blown update. The iPhone 7 is the latter.<p>The design and almost every detail about the upcoming phone are kept secret — but …

How We Paid Off Our Mortgage in 7 Years

Andrea Stewart and Jerimiah Honer bought their house on a 0.10-acre lot in Sacramento for nearly $300,000 in 2008.<p>The idea behind paying off a loan …

Personal Finance

Lay-n-Go Makeup Bag at Costco: A Messy Girl's Best Friend

Astronomical Brooklyn rent prices may be the main reason I moved out to the suburbs a few years ago, but as it turns out, there are actually a few perks to being a Jersey girl. For example: Being able to scope out beauty goodies at big-box stores for you guys (hey, someone's gotta do the tough …

Opinion: 6 years after its introduction, iPad remains a long play for Apple

Six years ago today Steve Jobs introduced the iPad on stage in what was arguably one of the best product demos from Apple or any other tech company for that matter. The hype was tremendous but the demo was low key.<p>Jobs plainly explained why the iPad needed to exist and where Apple believed it fit …

Your Amazon Account Isn't as Secure as You Think It Is

A hacker just needs an email address to get valuable credit card info.<p>There's no way to sugarcoat it — even if you create long, unique passwords and limit the amount of info you post online, your digital security is still at major risk. A breach in just one account can lead to a devastating domino …

Information Systems

iPad Air 3 may bring even sharper 4K display

The iPad Air 3 may boast a 4K display, as well as up to 4GB of RAM and improved battery life.<p>Given that the current iPad Air has a resolution of 2048 x 1536, a 4K display would come close to doubling its predecessor’s image quality.<p>News of a new iPad Air 3 coming in March broke yesterday, although …

How to Get a Stronger WiFi Signal

... without upgrading your internet connection.<p>Location, location, location—that adage definitely applies when it comes to coaxing stronger WiFi from …

Wi-Fi

Apple developing revamped, cord-free Beats with charging case ahead of iPhone 7

With its resources from the 2014 acquisition of headphone maker Beats Electronics, Apple is prototyping a completely new set of Bluetooth earphones with the potential of launching the accessory alongside the iPhone 7 this fall. The new earphones are said to be completely wireless, which is to say …

US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant …

What Apple employees really think about the company's internal corporate culture

Apple has a reputation for being extremely secretive in its day-to-day operations. So secretive, in fact, that some employees didn't know they were working on the first iPad until Steve Jobs unveiled it on stage.<p>That makes us all wonder what it must be like to work for Apple.<p>We know it can be …

Mobile phones, wifi, devices linked to cancer

Yakymenko also cautioned that brain and related cancers can take as many as 30 years to develop.<p>The “data were obtained on adults who used cell …

Mobile

How an iPhone App Helped Catch a Suspected Burglar

A Salt Lake City man is crediting his surveillance camera and an app on his iPhone with helping catch a burglar at his home.<p>Brian Ways, 25, has a …

Should You Run or Walk to Lose Weight?

I have good news for those of you who hate to sweat but want to get in shape: walking may be just as beneficial as running if you want to lose …

Hot Pursuit review – flat female buddy movie

Reese Witherspoon plays Cooper, a nervy, by-the-book Texas police officer assigned to protect the wife (Sofia Vergara) of a mob accountant en route to witness protection. As they’re chased by cartel gunmen and corrupt cops, this female buddy comedy barely rises above the title’s two-word pitch …

Sofia Vergara

Learning to love our bodies | Eva Wiseman

A young woman dies taking diet pills; girls as young as eight are dissatisfied with their bodies... How raising awareness around obesity is triggering eating disorders<p>I’m trying to remember how I felt about my body when I was eight. Only I can’t really remember <i>having</i> a body back then. I can …

Eating