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Apple confirms a serious problem with the iPhone X – and an unlikely solution

Face ID, Apple’s sophisticated 3D-sensing face recognition system, is one of the signature features of the iPhone X. It turns out, however, that Face …

Mobile Technology

Dell's new XPS 13 is a good alternative if the MacBook Pros make you angry

Dell XPS 13 (2018)<p>$2,209.99<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Fantastic 4K touchscreen with super slim bezels • Comfortable keyboard • Built-in fingerprint reader • …

Intel Corporation

Take Back Control of Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

Wi-Fi

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

Annie Leibovitz is Teaching Her First-Ever Online Photography Class

Want to take a class from one of the world’s best photographers from the comfort of your own home? Renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz is …

How to become a legitimate photographer for less than $30

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Nikon D850 Best DSLR Ever, Gets First Full 100 Score at DxOMark

The Nikon D850 was just awarded the first full 100 overall score ever given out to a DSLR by the testing lab DxOMark. The D850 now sits alone in the …

How to Isolate a Moving Subject: Panning for Beginners

Panning with a moving subject is a great way to show motion whilst also separating your subject from the background. Learn how to achieve this effect …

Tutorials

10 Tips and Tricks for Shooting Night Portraits with Off-Camera Flash

Portrait photographer Francisco Hernandez is back with a really useful tutorial on night portraits. If you’d like to start shooting some night …

Back Button Focus: A Surprising Technique You Ought to Master

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 3 Ratings<p>May 9, 2017 By Blagoja Martinovski<p>Back Button Focus: A Surprising Technique You Ought to Master www.sleeklens.com<p>This …

How to Avoid Blurry Photos

Blurry photos got you down?You're not alone...In fact, I'd say that for beginner photographers (and a lot of the rest of us, too), blurry photos is …

Shutter Speed

What you need to know before investing in mutual funds

You probably hear this all the time—Mutual funds are the best way to get exposure to the equity and debt markets. This is especially true for …

Investing

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

Tutorials

Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

6 exercises to help you fall asleep faster at night

"You need to focus on a couple of things to be primed for sleep," says Jaspal Singh, M.D., sleep specialist with Carolinas HealthCare System and …

13 tips for taking better low light pictures with your smartphone

With July 4th coming up, you’ll want to make sure you can eke the best out of your phone’s camera for those nighttime fireworks.<p>Though phones vary in quality and features significantly, there are still some general tricks – both technical and common sense – you can pick up on to maximize image …

Histograms Explained in 60 Seconds

While histograms can be found in both editing programs and camera functions alike, it’s surprising how one of the most valuable tools we have at our …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

How to Use Manual Focus Lenses

My first digital camera was a Nikon D90, and, as with the other 23 changeable lens cameras I’ve owned since, it was intended for autofocus. You’re …

Cameras

REVIEW: Samsung made the best MacBook Air competitor

I'm a big fan of gadgets that don't waste your time or money on features or flashy specs you'll never need or use. Give me a workhorse that'll do the job well without a lot of muss or fuss and I'm happy. That's exactly what Samsung's new 15-inch Notebook 9 does.<p>At 2.9 pounds and rocking an Intel i7 …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

How to stop mirror bounce on Canon and Nikon DSLRS

If you’re consistently getting blurry shots, even when using a tripod, you are probably experiencing a common photography problem called mirror …

An Inexpensive Way to Calibrate Focus on Your DSLR For Sharper Images | AF Fine Tune

We spend thousands upon thousands of our hard-earned money to get the newest and greatest cameras and the fastest glass, so we want it to do exactly …

National Geographic Lists Its Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

<i>National Geographic</i> is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for …

Lens Comparison: Canon 35mm f2 IS vs Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG vs Canon 35mm f1.4 L

The new Canon 35mm f2 IS came in for review recently and as a lover of the 35mm focal length, I wanted to see just how far Canon has come in their …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

How to Create a "Standard Import" Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

Tutorials

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

How to Get Great Photo Effects With Camera Shutter Speed

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. It is also one of the fundamental ways that we can …

Shutter Speed

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …