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The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

Macro Photography

8 Apps Boomers Need Right Now

In an effort to better serve her non-paying clientele, Life in the Boomer Lane has made an exhaustive, as well as exhausting, survey of some of the 10 billion apps that are now available on smartphones that enable people to live healthier, more stress-free lives. This research was done between the …

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Do we really need all that wasteful consumerism that comes with the 18-month device upgrade cycle?<p>Worldwide, more than 1.8 billion mobile phones were sold last year–most replacing devices that were less than two years old. The average smartphone owner upgrades every 18 months.<p>Is it possible to …

Speed-reading smartwatch delivers one word at a time

The market for high-tech wrist-worn wearables is already feeling a bit crowded with smartwatches, fitness bands and the looming shadow of the oncoming Apple Watch. The Uno Noteband, an unusual wearable, is looking to stand out from the crowd, one word at a time. The gadget is currently raising …

I Still Believe in Smart Watches for Home Automation

I finally got around to viewing the Apple keynote from September (video below), during which the company introduced its smart watch. The presentation …

Hackers Hit Sony, Again

A group calling itself the Lizard Squad is claiming responsibility for an attack on the PlayStation Network.<p>Hackers hit a second division of Sony today. Sony’s PlayStation online gaming network was offline for more than two hours as a result of an apparent cyber attack.<p>The outage occurred Monday …

Apple Says These Are the Best Apps of 2014

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

Apple Store

Forget Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, the humble flip phone is back

Celebrities are leading the way in eschewing smartphones for flip phones, but what’s the draw with clamshell models?<p>It’s 2014, but flipping hell, clamshell phones appear to be making a comeback. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, was spotted with a flip phone during this summer’s US …

5 Gadgets That Can Make You Healthier Today

The holidays are here and — along with good tidings of comfort and joy, of course — they bring stressful shopping trips, overeating, late-night Elf …

iOS Apps