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Obscura 2 is a manual camera app you can understand [50 Essential iOS Apps #18]

For several years in a row, the iPhone has been one of the most popular cameras in the world. Apple’s image sensors, paired with top-notch image processing, results in exceptional photos time and time again.<p>One thing absent from the default camera app, though, are manual settings. With Obscura 2, …

Apps

Your iPhone tracks every place you visit. Here’s how to see the map.

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts — aka “significant locations” — and uses this data to make location-based suggestions using Siri and to power other features. Don’t panic, though: This data is kept on your phone, not …

Belkin's updated Apple Watch Series 3 screen protector is almost invisible

Apple Watch screens aren't as scratch-resistant as they probably should be, which is why a lot of people are interested in buying screen protectors for them. The problem is there aren't a whole lot of good ones out there that seamlessly blend into the Watch, preserving its sleek aesthetic.<p>Thanks to …

Screen Protector

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

How my Apple Watch keeps me motivated

Fitness tech and I have a rough relationship. I love the idea, and have always been a huge fan of data on my daily activity, but it has always been …

Smartwatches

Sharing Online Albums With Google Photos

<b>Q.</b> <i>A previous column</i> <i>explained how to download specific files from Google Photos, but I need to know how to upload a specific album to share with a family group. How do I do this?</i><p><b>A.</b> Google Photos can be set to automatically back up all the pictures you take on your smartphone or copy to your …

40+ Fantastic Things You Can Do with an Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3 is Apple’s latest wearable gadget and—in addition to better performance—it features optional cellular connectivity and GPS …

Huawei Watch 2 launches to take on Apple and doesn’t need to be connected to your phone

Huawei has launched the Huawei Watch 2 as it takes another stab at the smartwatch market with a focus on fitness, looking to steal users from the …

Make Your Own iPhone and Apple Watch Charging Dock Out of Block of Wood

Docks for iPhones and Apple Watches are a dime a dozen, but if you want to make your own, YouTuber I Like to Make Stuff made one out of a small block …

Tagg GPS Pet Tracker

Man's best friend is exactly that, until they bolt out the front door or wiggle through a busted fence. 10 million pets are lost per year, and …

The trouble with Duckie: How “Pretty in Pink’s” most lovable character gave a generation of teenage boys the wrong idea

<b>Jon Cryer in "Pretty in Pink" (Paramount Pictures)</b><p>I, too, saw myself in John Hughes’ nice guy—and like so many others, I learned all the wrong lessons from his story<p>Kevin Smokler<p>February 27, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>Find me an American adult male who identifies with Blane McDonough, Andrew McCarthy’s …

Tim Roth gives possibly the performance of his career in this transgressive and candid film, playing a home care nurse who confronts our mortality head on<p>Death, like love, is all around. That is something to take away from this difficult, sombre, intimately disturbing and upsetting drama: a movie …

Filmmaking

As modern movie-goers, we're all kind of obsessed with the apocalypse. Time and time again, filmmakers are finding new and interesting ways to depict …

20 incredible movie secrets you won’t believe are true

In the days and weeks after you’ve seen a great movie, it’s often all you can think about. You want to know everything about the characters and the …

Massive Parrot Disco will make you a real drone pilot

At CES 2016 Mashable's Lance Ulanoff got to check out Parrot's Disco Drone, which will fly longer than any of Parrot's previous consumer drones, …

The group that leaked Quentin Tarantino's new movie has suddenly stopped — and pirates are panicking

It was "released" by a piracy group going by the name Hive-CM8, which promised to have 40 of the best films of 2015 in its possession, to be released over the coming weeks.<p>But Hive-CM8 has since fallen silent — prompting downloaders to worry that the group has changed its mind.<p>When the group …

Classic Hollywood: What was Dean Martin really drinking?

Happy Holidays! This is Susan King, veteran movie writer for the Los Angeles Times and guardian of the Golden Age of Hollywood galaxy. Every Friday in my Classic Hollywood newsletter, I get to discuss all things vintage, including notable births and deaths, TV and movie milestones and fun …

10. Story Of Your Life

Taking a more thoughtful approach to the alien invasion story, Story Of Your Life follows Amy Adams€™s Dr. Louise Banks as she€™s brought in to …

Science Fiction

The Revenant Is Brutal to Watch, But You Need to See It

DiCaprio's pain goes beyond performance.<p>It has become a cliché to bitch and moan about the state of movies. Creatively and financially, the argument goes, the glory days of film are in the long-vanished past, locked in one of Hollywood's golden ages or in the revenue streams that flowed without …

Numb

'The Hateful Eight': Film Review

Tarantino's latest, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Jennifer Jason Leigh, is a twisted combination of John Ford's 'Stagecoach,' Agatha Christie's 'Ten …

Opinion: Huawei Watch is so close to brilliance, it hurts

The Huawei Watch is quite possibly one of this year’s best surprises. We didn’t know Huawei was working on an Android Wear watch until they showed it to us at MWC, and when it did, we knew it was going to take some beating. Now that it’s on the market and I’ve had my time with the final, released …

Motorola's fitness-focused Moto 360 Sport will be available in January

Motorola today announced that its Moto 360 Sport smartwatch will be available for purchase starting on January 7th in the US. It will be available in the UK and France a couple of weeks earlier, starting on December 18th. The $299 Moto 360 Sport is based on the Moto 360 that was released earlier …

Does Leonardo DiCaprio Get Raped By A Bear In ‘The Revenant’?

Earlier today, Matt Drudge set the world on fire with what future historians will almost certainly deem one of the 10 or 20 greatest headlines in internet history, “DICAPRIO RAPED BY BEAR IN FOX MOVIE.” Seven individual words, every letter of them capitalized, strung together in a way they never …

‘Lost In Space’ TV Series Remake In Works At Netflix

Legendary TV’s <i>Lost In Space,</i> a remake of sci-fi master Irwin Allen’s 1965 cult TV classic, is headed to Netflix. I’ve learned that in a competitive …

Warning! These 1950s Movie Gimmicks Will Shock You

<b>By Hunter Oatman-Stanford</b><p>Welcome to summer movie hell—another blockbuster season filled with costly digital effects that disappoint more often than …

'The Expanse': An Epic Sci-Fi Glimpse Into Our Future

As I get older, I’m getting increasingly cynical about the quality of science fiction shows and movies. Sure, there’s always the various “Star Trek” …

Netflix Sent Out A Hilarious ‘Warning’ To All Those Who Find Joy In Spreading Spoilers

With the rise of streaming television and overloaded DVRs, people rarely, if ever, watch TV right when it airs anymore, which makes avoiding spoilers basically a professional sport. Staying off Twitter, alerting your friends where you are in a series, and blocking out articles about the show are …

TV

LG halts sales of LTE connected smartwatch

The Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE is no longer available for purchase<p>LG has just revealed that it is halting sales of the recently launched Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE smartwatch, citing "a hardware issue which affects the day-to-day functionality of the device." The watch was the first Android …

What Has the Zoolander 2 Trailer Done to Benedict Cumberbatch?

The most beautiful model in the world is just one of the celebrity cameos crammed into these 2 minutes.<p>The new trailer for <i>Zoolander 2</i>-- or <i>2oolander</i>, if you want to let the title treatment have its way—is jam-packed with celebrity cameos, but we’re still a little too shellshocked on <b>Benedict</b> …