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Macro Photos That Focus In on the Beautiful Details of Ordinary Things

Can you tell what the translucent object is in the photograph above? It’s a single grain of sugar captured in a macro photograph by artist Pyanek, …

Photography

A Look Back at 100 Years of Leica Cameras

German news broadcaster Deutsche Welle created this short feature on the history of Leica in light of the 100th year anniversary of the brand’s …

Architizer

Report Claims September 25 Launch for iPhone 6, 16GB 5.5-Inch 'iPhone Air'

Apple will look to announce the iPhone 6 on Monday, September 15th ahead of a launch on Thursday, September 25, according to various Chinese media reports citing "inside sources" (Google Translate, via <i>GForGames</i>). The sources also claim that the larger 5.5-inch iPhone will be called the "iPhone …

Top 10 Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image, you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line. This is where your photography …

Landscape Photography

The Deep Space Tourbillon Is A One-Off, Handmade Watch That Will Take You To Infinity And Beyond

As you may well know, the tourbillon is one of the hardest (and most expensive) complications to build and only the very rich and very obsessed can afford them. This watch, however, may be just the ticket if you’re a hardcore Trekkie and you just hit a liquidity event.<p>The Deep Space Tourbillon is …

Converging Lines: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we published a tutorial on using converging lines in the composition of your photos so today we thought it might make a good theme for our …

How to Create Refractograph Abstract Photography

Ever look through a kaleidoscope as a kid? You would hold the tube up to your eye, twist the end, and see an array of wild colors and patterns move …

Fired Chicago Sun-Times Photographers Picket Newspaper

Chicago Sun-Times photographers, who lost their jobs in a mass layoff last week, are not going quietly into oblivion. Most of the 30 lensfolk who got …

Finally, finally, finally: BlueStacks brings Apple iPhone, iPad games to your TV

Can you imagine playing an iPhone game like Supercell’s Clash of Clans on your TV? That day may be arriving this fall.<p>BlueStacks is going to do what Apple has failed to bring consumers. Using a technology called Looking Glass, BlueStacks is going to enable iOS games to run on televisions. It is …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

Why the NSA Prism Program Could Kill U.S. Tech Companies

Spying on foreigners could create a terrible blowback to the U.S. economy. Has it really come to this?<p><b>Within 24 hours, the leak of two documents</b> has revealed a vast network of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance operations that were authorized by FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) …

Surveillance

Why the Xbox One is scaring gamers

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>In the two weeks since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, gamers have raised some questions about its latest-generation …

Sony still has a lot to prove at E3 2013

Despite Microsoft's messaging missteps of late, E3 won't be an easy win for Sony. Here's what it needs to communicate next week.<p>Heading into E3, Sony has more to prove with the PlayStation 4 (PS4) than its console-making competition. Microsoft has already shown that, in its quest to take over your …

Apple puts up '7' banner in advance of WWDC, likely confirms new version of iOS (update: OS X too)

Well, we were pretty sure that Apple was going to out a new version of iOS next week, and a banner just went up at the Moscone Center in San Francisco (the venue for WWDC) seems to confirm the rumors. As you can see, it shows only the number '7', which all but confirms that we'll be seeing Jony …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

How to Crack a Wi-Fi Network's WPA Password with Reaver

Your Wi-Fi network is your conveniently wireless gateway to the internet, and since you're not keen on sharing your connection with any old hooligan …

Wi-Fi

Apple shares juiced with ‘massive’ buyback

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — A $60 billion share buyback announced by Apple Inc. two weeks ago has helped drive strong gains and high trading …

Nike FuelBand 2 reportedly adds heart rate monitor and BT 4.0

Nike‘s second-gen FuelBand fitness monitor will include heart-rate tracking and Bluetooth 4.0, insider sources claim, as well as the ability to feed …

Kim Dotcom wants Mega’s messaging services to be both secure and friction-free

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p><i>UPDATE (3.30am PT): This article originally suggested that Mega had not previously revealed secure instant messaging plans. In</i> …

Portait photographer Platon on working with Bill Gates, Tim Cook, and other tech titans

British-born photographer Platon has traveled the globe to capture unique portraits of some of the world's most famous and powerful people. From Bill Clinton to Colonel Gaddafi, his storytelling in the form of photography has been well documented and praised with recognition and awards. At the <i>Wired</i> …

Future iPhone could sport invisible buttons

A patent granted to Apple envisions invisible buttons and slider controls for a future incarnation of its smartphone and other electronic devices.<p>The iPhone could one day come with buttons and controls that blend right into the background, effectively making them invisible.<p>Granted to Apple on …

Graphic design legend Saul Bass celebrated with Google Doodle honoring iconic title sequences

Google has set a high bar for its Doodles in the past, but today the company has outdone itself. Fittingly, the subject is graphic design legend Saul Bass, the man behind iconic film title sequences and movie posters — not to mention some of the most well-known corporate logos of the '60s, '70s, …

Nokia teases global event for Thursday

The company promises an "exciting global announcement" on Thursday, which people can watch online.<p>Nokia has something "colorful" up its sleeve for Thursday, though the company is mum on the details.<p>The Finnish phone maker said Wednesday that an event is taking place in New Delhi, India, and teased …

Mobile Technology

iOS 7 Beta Usage At Apple Increases As WWDC Draws Near

Over the last few months developers and websites haven’t seen much iOS 7 beta traffic coming out of Apple’s set of IP addresses in Cupertino. However, over the last few days traffic from devices running iOS 7 has increased for a number of websites and apps.<p>Onswipe has reported that it has seen a …

Facebook aims to knock Cisco down a peg with open network hardware

Facebook's Open Compute Project to give the world an "open" top-of-rack switch.<p>Two years ago, Facebook set out to change the server and storage …