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No surprises here: Netflix scores big with Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES — If it weren't obvious already, the Emmy nominations definitely made it more clear: Netflix is a television giant.<p>The Los Gatos-based …

Netflix is blowing away its rivals in how efficiently it spends money

Netflix's catalog might be shrinking, but the company is a lot better than its competitors at wringing value from every dollar it spends on TV shows and movies, according to research from UBS.<p>Netflix has said it will spend a whopping $5 billion on content in 2016, including more than 30 original …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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Feds Tell Hotels They Can’t Block Your Wi-Fi

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How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

The Exodus Continues: Why One Photographer Ditched Nikon for Fuji

It used to be only outliers ditched their Nikon and Canon DSLRs for more compact setups. But as mirrorless systems get better and better, more pros …

Tutorial: A Quick Way to Add a Subtle Punch to Your Photos’ Color In Lightroom

Photographer Trevor Dayley has put together a very handy little tutorial to give your photographs that extra ‘pop’ of color in Adobe Lightroom or …

The death of privacy

We have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been winnowed away to the realm of the shameful and secret. To quote ex-tabloid hack Paul McMullan, "privacy is for paedos". Insidiously, through small concessions that only mounted up over …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

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How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …