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Five Lenses for The Discerning Landscape Photographer

So you want to shoot landscape images? All you have to do is slap on a wide angle and head out, right? WRONG! There is so much more to landscape …

Cameras

Why Two-Factor Authentication Won't Stop The Hacking Crisis

Important? Yes. But not foolproof. Hackers find their way through the internet's next great safeguard.<p>As high profile hacks continue to make news, "two-factor authentication" is becoming a household term. This year alone, Apple, Microsoft, and Evernote have rolled it out to users, and two weeks ago …

PayPal's chief information security officer says passwords' days are numbered

Recently speaking at the Interop IT conference, PayPal's chief information security officer, Michael Barrett, stated that passwords and PINs were operating on borrowed time. Barrett hopes to replace online security keys with a setup that's a blend of software and hardware-based identification. He …

Defense Department to let Apple devices onto Pentagon network

The department expects to clear the devices for use on its network early next week, according to a report.<p>Pentagon employees may soon start using Apple mobile devices, like iPhones and iPads, on the U.S. Defense Department's secure network.<p>The department expects to clear the devices for use on its …

Microsoft warns of new Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts

Malware focusing on the social network's users in Brazil masquerades as a legitimate Google Chrome extension and Firefox add-on.<p>Microsoft has issued a warning that a new piece of malware masquerading as a Google Chrome extension and Firefox add-on is making the rounds, threatening to hijack …

Pentagon Officially Grants Security Approval For Apple's iOS Devices

The U.S. Department of Defense has finally granted the necessary security approval for Apple's iOS devices to be officially used within its …

Google Adds Notification Center And Rich Notifications To Chrome Beta 28, Will Work Even When The Browser Is Closed

This isn’t exactly the launch of Google Now for the desktop, which many of us have been patiently waiting for, but Google today announced that it is bringing a richer notifications experience to Chrome, starting with the latest beta. This definitely feels like it brings Google Now yet another step …

PSA: Your Skype Messages Aren't as Private as You Think They Are

Most people think of Skype as a secure means of communication, with messages kindly delivered using end-to-end encryption. But a new report by Ars …

HTC One 'Google Edition' with stock Android reportedly in the works

HTC may follow Samsung's lead and produce a "Google Edition" of its latest flagship smartphone running stock Android. According to sources that spoke to Russell Holly at <i>Geek</i>, work on a version of the HTC One without its Sense software customizations is underway, with a US launch said to be …

Android Lollipop

Google Starts Using Computer Vision To Let You Search Your Google+ Photos

Google almost completely revamped the Google+ photo experience last week, but somehow the company didn’t get around to announcing one of the coolest photo-related features in its repertoire yet: Google now uses computer vision and machine learning to let you search your own photos for things like …

15 Best Android Widgets

Widgets have been around for a long time. It used to be one of the features that made Android better than iOS. These days, our reliance on widgets has waned. Between better designed apps, quick settings, Android Nougat’s app shortcuts, and more powerful notifications, there aren’t too many reasons …

Apps

Future proofing: Xbox One to support 3D and 4K content

The Xbox One is a next-generation console, and as such, it's built with some future proofing in mind. It can do things you're not quite ready for just yet, such as play back 4K resolution games, movies, and TV. And it'll support 3D visuals too, despite the fact that 3D in the home has yet to catch …

PlayStation