Jonathan Smienk

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Nintendo May Release an SNES Classic Edition This Year

One of the most sought-after gaming items from last year was Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition. Despite the mini console’s popularity, many wondered if …

Geek deals: Get a $10 Amazon Music Credit with free Music Unlimited trial

Interested in ad-free music for both streaming and download? Amazon Music Unlimited offers tens of millions of songs for $7.99 to $9.99 per month, …

Here’s Zelda: Breath of the Wild running in 4K on a PC

You can now play and beat the newest Zelda without owning a Nintendo system.<p>The developers of the CEMU Wii U emulator for PC have updated it to the point where The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is fully playable. CEMU’s creators have fixed some of the biggest problems. For example, all of the …

Getting Started in Photoshop? Here’s How to Use Layer Masks to Edit Difficult Images (VIDEO)

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and …

Tutorials

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Thunderstruck: A Guide to Photographing Lightning Part I

I love visiting the countryside. It's a great way to unwind, relax, and forget about the daily office hustle, the traffic, and whatever else is …

New algorithm can tell when you'll get bored of mobile game

Scientists have developed a new mathematical model that can predict how soon a user will get bored of a smartphone game, an advance that may help …

Machine Learning

How a Human-Machine Mind-Meld Could Make Robots Smarter - MIT Technology Review

A secretive Canadian startup called Kindred AI is teaching robots how to perform difficult dexterous tasks at superhuman speeds by pairing them with …

Robotics