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Android 4.4 KitKat update could focus on TV, report says

The next version of Android may focus less on smartphone features and more on TV, says a Korean news outlet.<p>Android 4.4 Kitkat could place added emphasis on connected televisions and not simply smartphones, says Korea's ETNews.<p>The publication cited sources familiar with the situation, who said that …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

How to Develop and Share Photos with Lightroom

Photographers have long favored Photoshop for editing digital images. Because the software is so powerful, many artists don’t much consider other …

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Alas Automotives: 10 Concept Cars We Wish Had Been Built

Some concept cars are the stuff of dreams, and some make a justified beeline for the crusher. But then there are the truly glorious ones: the …

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

iOS 7 vs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (Video)

Last week, both Android and iOS underwent changes. Android turned five-years-old, which we paid tribute to here, and iOS 7 officially received a …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

4 Brilliant Hacks That Will Make Your Brain Awesome

Here's four interesting (but largely unknown) hacks to unlock the potential of your brain and make your mind awesome. At least that's the theory …

Dark Energy Reservoir

Make dead devices a thing of the past with the Dark Energy Reservoir ($129). You've all been in situations where your smartphone, tablet, or camera …

Dark Energy

Cota Might Finally Make Wireless Power A Reality

One of the greatest dreams of Nicola Tesla was, literally, wireless electricity. Power, everywhere, no matter what your location, no matter what your …

Autistic boy genius pursues physics passion at Perimeter Institute

Chose Waterloo institution over Cambridge and Stanford<p>A 15-year-old boy who was diagnosed with autism at an early age is turning heads as he goes …

Arcade Fire gives Google a marketing boost, again

<i>Persuasion Notebook offers quick hits on the business of persuasion from The Globe and Mail's marketing and advertising reporter,</i> Susan Krashinsky. <i>Read more on</i> The Globe's <i>marketing page and follow Susan on Twitter @Susinsky</i>.<p>Canadian indie darlings Arcade Fire have kicked off the marketing campaign …

How To Strip Painted Furniture

I am not one to be very high maintenance while painting furniture. I like to take the least<br>steps as possible for the best outcome. For that reason I …

Have you considered copper penny tiles for your next project?

<i>The fate of the American One Cent piece is yet to be determined. Will we follow Canada's lead, discontinuing the faithful penny? Well, keep saving</i> …

9 Features Every Photography Website Needs Now

Do you typically update your photography website on looks alone? Silly snapper! There is so much more to consider when putting together your website. …

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Roger Ballen and Die Antwoord: when music and art meet

Until a month or so ago I'd somehow never heard of Die Antwoord. A friend sent me a link to I Fink U Freeky and it only took a few moments to realise it was the work of director-photographer Roger Ballen. All of Ballen's trademark visuals were there: black and white theatrical sets, a bizarre cast …