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Smartphone photography tips: 16 handy tricks you should know

Smartphone cameras have improved dramatically in the last few years, owing to better sensors and smarter image processing. Heck, the multi-camera revolution has also yielded better zoom and depth-of-field effects hitherto unknown to smartphone photography.<p>Nevertheless, having a great camera is only …

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Clever 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Connection to 'Infinity War' Discovered

A fan has spotted an overlooked connection between Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.With all of the films of the Marvel Cinematic …

James Gunn Would Direct Marvel Netflix Episode Under ‘Right Circumstances’

Advertising [x]<p>by Cooper Hood<p>– on<p>in TV News<p>James Gunn has quickly become a popular name in the comic book movie genre thanks to his take on <i>Guardians</i> …

Monsters Unleashed Gets Variants

Raining down from the skies, rising from the depths of the oceans and emerging from beneath the very Earth itself – monsters are invading, destroying …

Want to listen to an iPhone 7 and charge it simultaneously? That'll be £35

Charging while listening to music now requires an adapter – and things get really complicated if you want to plug into power while using old 3.5mm headphones<p>Apple’s removal of the headphone socket on its latest iPhone 7 has had several knock-on effects, but one thing most people might not realise …

Report: Nintendo NX is a tablet with detachable controllers

Remember those early reports that described Nintendo's next game console as a TV / portable hybrid device? According to <i>Eurogamer</i>, they were right on the nose. <i>Eurogamer</i> sources claim that the Nintendo NX is a handheld game console with detachable controllers, a TV base station and NVIDIA Tegra …

Feds Force Suspect to Unlock Her iPhone With Her Fingerprint

- May 2, 2016<p>For the first time in a federal case, a suspect has been forced to unlock their iPhone using their fingerprint. The <i>LA Times</i> reports the …

A software fix for dangerous USB-C cables is coming

Now that it's becoming clear to everybody that it's distressingly easy to accidentally buy a USB-C cable that can damage your devices, the group behind the specification is taking some proactive steps to solve the problem. The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), which certifies cables as safe, is …

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Don't Miss the Two New Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Teaser Trailers

Batman v Superman<p>Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>If you stuck around during the commercial breaks during the NFL Wild Card match ups yesterday, you know …

Microsoft reveals new luxurious Surface Signature Type Cover

Microsoft is introducing a "signature" Surface Type Cover today. Like existing keyboards for the Surface Pro 4, the latest signature edition includes a big glass trackpad and better spacing between the keys, but its selling point is the luxurious Alcantara material Microsoft is using. Alcantara …

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Google's new Voice Access app lets you control your phone with your voice

Google is making Android a lot more accessible for people visual and motor impairments.<p>The company is beta-testing an app called Voice Access that …

9.7-inch iPad Pro review: smaller, but better

The new $599 9.7-inch iPad Pro feels a lot more comfortable to use than the original 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which came out last fall. It’s also lighter and less expensive.<p>The first one was impressive, but it didn’t run full OS X at the price and size that it arguably should have. The new version, by …

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Half of all mobile games money comes from 0.19% of users

Mobile games development is a minefield. Aside from discoverability issues in both the App Store and Google Play (a problem for years), there's the …

Take An Early Peek At Marvel Comics’ “Black Panther #1” With Artist Brian Stelfreeze

By Eric Alt6 minute Read<p>Marvel Comics is well aware that—cameo appearance by a certain squinty-eyed web slinger aside—the upcoming <i>Captain America:</i> …

SHANER, ORLANDO & MERINO Sign Exclusives with DC COMICS

Credit: DC Comics<p>DC Comics has announced that Evan "Doc" Shaner, Steve Orlando and Jesus Merino have all signed exclusive agreements. This is the …

Apple hopes smaller iPad Pro will get you excited about tablets again

Apple's new strategy for grabbing business customers: go small.<p>That doesn't seem like the obvious choice when dealing with giant corporations and other groups who might want a tablet focused on productivity. But Apple has shrunk its hulking 12.9-inch iPad Pro, released in November, to 9.7 inches to …

Apple's new iPhone SE is just as powerful as iPhone 6S and has the same camera

The new iPhone SE is powered by an A9 processor — just like the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus that Apple introduced in September. The powerful internals represent a major leap forward compared to the aging iPhone 5S, as now the company's smaller-sized handset is essentially on equal footing with the larger …

MIT spin-out Thunkable hopes its drag-and-drop app builder can be a money-spinner too

Bagging lots of users is a challenge one of the startups in Y Combinator’s 2016 winter batch is worrying about a bit less than the average. The two-man strong founder team of Thunkable is coming from the rather more comfortable position of already having fostered a community over four million …

The Best Phones and Tablets of MWC 2016

Looking for the best phones and tablets at MWC this year? Look no further.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications and features leaked on benchmark website

There’s no stopping the Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor mills. After last week’s major leak showing what the forthcoming smartphone could look like, the …

Microsoft to release SIM card that gives Windows 10 devices contract-free mobile data

Microsoft is currently testing out a mobile data app that allows Windows 10 devices to connect to various mobile operators to access mobile internet, …

Fallout 4 Player Beats Impossible Battle In The Best Way

For most players, getting killed immediately after entering a new area in <i>Fallout 4</i> is enough to reconsider playing that level at all. FischiPiSti is …

How to Sync iTunes Music To Your Android Device

Taking your iTunes library out with you on an Android smartphone or tablet is no longer the impossible mission it used to be—there are a number of …

Millennium Falcon Lego replica made by Star Wars fan

It might not make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, but this Star Wars fan’s recreation of the Millennium Falcon is still pretty impressive.<p>The …

Can’t Get Your Child Off the Internet? These Gadgets Can Help

Circle and KoalaSafe block sites, set time limits and keep tabs on your children’s devices<p>My children can’t do anything online without my knowing. Whether they visit a website or fire up an Internet-connected app on their tablets or iPods, I see it in action. And when it’s bedtime—or just time for …

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