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Why I’m Leaving Apple for Microsoft: Switching as a Photographer

Apple, we had a good run… Through the many iPads, iPhones, MacBooks, Mac Pros, heck, even the Apple Watch, it was a good run indeed. However, times …

Steve Jobs didn't invent the iPhone, says Nancy Pelosi

Technically Incorrect: The House minority leader says the US government was behind the actual invention; Jobs merely designed Apple's famous phone and put it together.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>That Steve Jobs.<p>He was a pretty good …

How scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time

Scientists have announced the first detection of gravitational waves, a finding that will give astronomers an entirely new window to the universe. But how are these waves observed and why have we never seen them before?<p>Gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time continuum first predicted by …

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Decode those weird symbols on the back of your phone

Find out the meaning behind those strange little markings you see all over your gadgets.<p>A tiny trash can with an X through it, an exclamation point and a bunch of acronyms. You've probably noticed these little marks lurking on the back of your phone, laptop or charger and maybe you've even wondered …

The world's 20 most spectacular railway stations

How To Create a Recoverable Workspace in Mac OS X For Safe Photo Editing

Many photographers unfortunately know the horror of editing a photograph and accidentally saving over the original copy all too well. While Lightroom …

Learn From the Masters: Lesson #4 Don’t Crop

“If you start cutting or cropping a good photograph, it means death to the geometrically correct interplay of proportions. Besides, it very rarely …

How to Change Your Apple ID

Your Apple ID is the key to using your iCloud account and making purchases in the App and iTunes Stores. If you want to change your Apple ID, perhaps because it is an email address for an account you no longer use, you'll need to sign out of everywhere you use your Apple ID on all your iDevices. …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

Photography

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …

San Francisco

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10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Operating Systems

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is The New Hotness

The smartphone to beat this season is the Galaxy S6 Edge. It’s slim, stylish, and powerful, a mashup between the previous Galaxy S series with the original iPod Touch. It’s well-made and unique, a combination rarely found in cellphones these days and it is as far from the Galaxy S5 as the T-1000 …

Understanding Exposure - ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained

When you think of the craft or art of photography, you must immediately think of exposure. Exposure is a critical element that determines what is …

The Best Travel Tripod

For less than $200, the MeFoto RoadTrip Travel Tripod is the best travel tripod for people who need to stow one in a carry-on bag for the flight home …

Backpacking

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Street Photography

Craig Semetko: How to Use a Leica M Camera

What makes the Leica M different from SLRs? Watch the above video to discover the capabilities of the Leica M with Craig Semetko, an American …

How to Use a Tripod

When dealing with slow shutter speeds, a solid tripod is a must-have tool for eliminating camera shake and capturing sharp photographs. Although …

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

Time-lapse Photography

An extra screen for your iPhone? Check out the popSLATE

Earlier today I wrote about the The Trick Cover which is an hilarious, but not too useful, iPhone cover. Check the video on that one to see what I mean.<p>Since then I’ve stumbled upon another iPhone case (first introduced in 2012, now available for the iPhone 6) that is a lot more useful. Check out …

Intuitive Interfaces Don't Exist. Why Use Any interface At All?

<i>Wojtek Borowicz</i><i>, Community Evangelist at</i> <i>Estimote</i><i>, freelance writer, Internet of Things enthusiast.</i><p>One of the greatest lies of software industry is the so-called <i>intuitive interface</i>. It’s the fad diet of IT world: everyone, from the behemoths of tech to hip startups in the Valley, claims they’ve …

Withings Activité Fitness Tracking Watch Review

Wearable tech has seemed on a fairly straightforward path throughout the course of its initial development – from the step counter, to the fitness band, to the smartwatch. But the wrist has long been a home for a more refined and storied piece of tech: The wristwatch. And while smartwatches attempt …

Introducing Xperia Photo Academy - 3 professional photographers show what they can do with Xperia Z3

Today we’re announcing a unique collaboration with internationally respected photographers, Greg Funnell, Ben Thomas and J.N. Silva, who have each …

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

Depth Of Field

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick?

Just because you <i>can</i> do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make, let alone bring to the public outside of a fuzzy proof of concept. And so, following the …

Pangu team releases iOS 8 jailbreak tool for OS X and here’s how to use it (Video)

It’s finally here. The Pangu team has released its iOS 8 jailbreak tool for Mac. This will provide a one-click jailbreak solution for anyone without a Windows computer. Previously the tool was only available for Windows, which could also be used within a virtual machine on OS X, but now it’s native.<p>…