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How to Crop Like a Boss in Photoshop

I have a habit of shooting for the crop (see my previous article ‘No Telephoto lens No Problem – Shoot for the crop‘) which often means that my final …

How to Repair an Old Torn Photo in Photoshop

Learn how to completely repair an old torn photo in Photoshop! From tears to discoloration, we will show you how to fix it!

Best deals of the week: HyperDrive, Roxio Toast 12, 180 QX Drone, Blinkist, more [Deals]

Every day, Cult of Mac Deals features cool prices on hot products designed to make your life better.<p>Today, we feature some of the best there we have right now. Of course, you can go to Cult of Mac Deals to see all that’s everything we have to offer.<p><b><br>HyperDrive MacBook Storage Expander + 8gb MicroSD</b> …

Apple surprises with A8X GPU, uses exclusive ‘semi-custom’ 8 cluster design

New chip analysis of the A8X powering the iPad Air 2 has revealed that it is even more powerful than it initially appeared.<p>Further analysis by AnandTech showed that initial guesses as to the GPU specification of the Apple A8X chip, exclusively available in the iPad Air 2, were wrong. In fact, the …

Apple’s Health app can now track how drunk you are w/ updated BACtrack breathalyzers

With an update for the BACtrack Mobile and BACtrack Vio smartphone-connected breathalyzers, iPhone users are now able to share blood alcohol content results with Apple’s new Health app in iOS 8.<p>An update to the companion app for the breathalyzers, which we previously reviewed alongside the BACtrack …

DJI Inspire 1: A Sleek Drone That Brings Easy 4K Aerial Imagery to the Masses

DJI has officially announced its latest camera drone. Called the Inspire 1, the new remote-controlled quadcopter brings 4K aerial video and 12MP …

PNY Turbo 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive: $70 shipped (orig. $130)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>MacMall offers the PNY Turbo 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (model P-FD256TBOP-GE) for <b>$69.99 shipped</b>. That’s $60 below list and easily …

FPSRussia, One Of The Most Popular YouTube Channels Ever, Will Start Blowing Up Stuff Again

Nearly four months after being the subjects of a surprise raid by federal agents, and almost seven months after their co-founder was mysteriously killed in his Georgia office, the makers of one of the most popular YouTube channels of all time are ready to get back in the saddle.<p>"We'll start filming …

Asus Zenbook packing Retina-blasting 15.6-inch screen quietly goes on sale

When Apple started putting high-resolution retina displays into its line of MacBook notebook computers, it spurred a lot of competitors to begin …

On Skyrim’s launch day, two parents named their newborn son Dovahkiin and won a lifetime supply of Bethesda games: Here’s where they are now

Gamers are an expressive bunch of people. We rightly like to show off our passions with pride, whether that comes in the form of wardrobes stuffed …

Understanding BioShock Infinite’s ending

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p><i>MASSIVE SPOILER WARNING: Do not, under any circumstances, read on if you have not played and finished BioShock Infinite. Everything about the game is spoiled</i> …

BioShock Infinite is great downloadable content waiting to happen

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Bioshock Infinite’s upcoming downloadable content is still a mystery to everyone. However, while we don’t know anything about what it might include or what …

Bioshock Infinite Rap - "Stylish Vest" by Peter Coffin

Irrational Games explains BioShock Infinite's hidden audio

<i>BioShock Infinite</i>'s secret audio was part of audio director Pat Balthrop's experimentations with sound and ambience, Irrational Games told Polygon.<p>The game contains several auditory oddities, from reversed lines of poetry from <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> to an acoustic play session lowered in speed. You can …

Graphics make up 60 percent of a game, says Crytek CEO

A video game's visuals not only help drive gameplay, but are "60 percent of the game," Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli told X360 magazine during a recent interview.<p>Yerli said that people will say that graphics aren't important, but urges people to "play <i>Crysis</i> and tell me they don't matter."<p>"It's always been …

Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook Now Available From $1350

Samsung has this week added a new addition to their range of Ultrabooks, in the form of the newly launched Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook, which is …