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The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …

The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

Acquainted

The Nine Hundred Dollar iPhone Photo

I’m not going to say that we flew down to Florida to get a picture, because we didn’t. We flew down to Florida to see my grandfather, who is …

Plastic may not be fantastic for much longer – so prepare to pay via your mobile phone

The challenge for the banks is that the fees on the digital payments of the future will inevitably be much lower than on plastic card transactions.<p>If plastic cards did not already exist, no one would dream of inventing them today.<p>Although most retail banking customers still walk around with a …

Samsung goes first, Google experiments and Apple refines: The new normal of mobile tech – http://tcrn.ch/15mDXHx

A #GCHQ team has been working to develop ways into encrypted traffic on the "big four" service providers, named as Hotmail, Google, Yahoo and Facebook. http://trib.al/Nv2gGQK

Real World Advice for Post Workout Nutrition

<b>You train for a reason. Whether that reason is to increase your strength, improve your endurance, enhance your flexibility, or simply just “to look</b> …

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer …

Landscape Photography

Best Canon Lenses for Landscape and Wildlife Photography

I’ve been a wildlife and travel photographer using Canon equipment for about 25 years now. Through the decades, I have used almost all of Canon’s …

Cameras

Intel sets Haswell launch for June 4th, details bold battery life claims

Haswell is hardly a secret at this point: there's been a steady drip-drip of demos and technical leaks since as far back as 2011, and just a month ago we brought you the low-down on its integrated graphics. But today, finally, we have official pricing for a number of variants, a concrete date for …

Mars pebbles prove that rivers altered the planet's surface

Scientists already had an inkling that water helped form the landscape on Mars, but they're now ready to confirm that claim. In a report written for <i>Science</i>, researchers state that the smooth, rounded shape of the Red Planet's pebbles and the way they overlap is identical to the gravel formation …

How Samsung got big - http://tcrn.ch/12nBX2t

Fitwall – The Next Big Workout Machine

Fitwall is a brand new piece of workout equipment that is already making waves in the health and fitness community in La Jolla, California. Josh …

Gear & Gadgets

Dealing with data after death ain’t easy. Here’s why

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>If you want to know what happens to your online data after your death, you won’t get a clear answer. At …

Facebook advertises that you can turn off Home "if you need some alone time" http://tcrn.ch/11uKzNe

Google Won’t Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People’s Faces… For Now

The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to, well, do …

Humans on Mars?

Within 20 years, it might not be science fiction anymore. Private space companies and NASA have already announced that they plan to send people to …

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

Tutorials