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PayPal adds limited Bitcoin support

PayPal has partnered with three leading bitcoin payments processors in order to enable limited support for the digital currency, the company announced today.<p>Merchants in North America selling intangibles such as music, games, and ringtones may now accept bitcoin through PayPal Payments Hub, the …

Google's Play Newsstand app comes to iOS as replacement for Currents

Google Play Newsstand is now available on iOS in addition to Android; as of today, it replaces the Currents app — just as it did on Google's own mobile platform last year. If you've got Currents installed, you'll be prompted to update to Newsstand, which offers a central place for reading articles …

Samsung is ending sales of all its laptops in Europe

Including Chromebooks<p>Samsung will stop selling laptops in Europe due to "market demands", according to a statement from the company obtained by PC Advisor . As the Samsung spokesman said: "We quickly adapt to market needs and demands. In Europe, we will be discontinuing sales of laptops including …

Here's what it looks like when every iPhone ever takes the same photo

iPhone cameras have come a long way in seven years<p>We've taken Apple's newest iPhones all the way to Iceland to see how well they stack up against last year's model, but what about the original iPhone — and maybe everything in between? That's just what Camera+ app-maker and photographer Lisa Bettany …

Why I still watch 'Lost' even though I know I should hate it

10 years later, there's only one good reason to watch this show<p><i>Lost</i> turns 10 this week, and you know what? After 10 years of watching the show and nursing my bruised fandom, I think I can confidently say that it, as a show and apparent exemplar of the Golden Age of Television, is utterly broken. …

Microsoft's Chromecast competitor is Miracast-powered, costs $60

It supports both Android and Windows, but faces an uphill battle<p>Google clearly landed on a fantastic formula when it built Chromecast, and that product's standout success has led other companies to push out their own HDMI dongles in recent months. Roku's got its $49.99 Streaming Stick, and now …

Xbox One UK pricing drops again to £330

Wherever you look, the PlayStation 4 is outselling the Xbox One by a considerable margin. In fact, Sony sold twice as manyconsoles in the UK as Microsoft in <i>Destiny's</i> launch week, leaving its rival with another considerable hill to climb. One way Microsoft could claw back some of its lost market …

Engadget giveaway: win an iPhone 6 courtesy of Spigen!

Waiting on line in advance of an Apple product launch doesn't sound like the best way to spend a weekend, but unless you queued up, it's quite possible you're still bumming around with a perfectly good, but now <i>last</i>-generation iPhone. There's a glimmer of hope, however. The folks at Spigen have …

Microsoft's new adapter beams video from your PC (or Android) to a TV

Want to wirelessly share video from your Surface without worrying about whether or not your TV can handle it? Microsoft now has you covered. Its simply titled (and previously hinted at) Wireless Display Adapter can beam content from Miracast-capable Windows 8.1 PCs and Android devices to any …

Scotland finds independence on the web with new .scot domain

After heated debates and divided opinions, a slim majority of Scots voted to stay part of the UK in the recent Scottish independence referendum. Nevertheless, Scotland has achieved a slightly different type of liberty today, carving out a corner of the internet it alone can call home. The new .scot …

India's First Mission to Mars Set to Arrive at Red Planet

India's first-ever mission to Mars is ready to make its historic arrival this week, hot on the heels of a NASA probe that just reached the Red Planet …

Valve makes finding your next Steam game easier

When Valve debuted game-recommendation tags not long ago, it was apparently a precursor to something much bigger. Today the PC game-sales juggernaut has revealed a new look for its store that aims to put games in front of you that you didn't even know you wanted. By utilizing the tags, your gaming …

Apps that use Handoff for continuity in iOS 8 and Yosemite

With the introduction of iOS 8, Handoff is a pretty nifty feature. Start a document on one device and resume it on alternate device. Not sure which …

Take full control of your iOS 8 camera settings with the new Manual app

One of the features I’ve been most excited to try in iOS 8 are the manual camera controls that Apple has finally opened up for third-party …

With Quick, adding text to photos has never been faster

Quick — add text to photos fast (Free) by Over is a new app that makes it super fast and easy to add text flair to your images. An image is worth a …

Getting Ready for My 11/4 NYC Model Shoot: Six Days of Speedlite Tips - in one post

A Conversation with Fine Art Photographer Ken Rosenthal

Ken Rosenthal received his MFA in photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. His artwork is represented by Klompching …

How to Photograph People When You Travel

People often tell me that they find it difficult to take good portrait photos when they travel. Approaching strangers and asking to photograph them, …

Review: Can Canon’s PowerShot G7 X Beat Out Sony’s RX100 Series?

Canon perceived premium compact users to want a bright powerful zoom lens with relatively large sensor and a viewfinder in the PowerShot G1X Mk II …

CineStill Is Breaking Into Medium Format with 800Tungsten 120 Color Negative Film

CineStill is a company whose sole goal has been to bring motion picture film into the world of still photography by adapting it to properly work …

Photographer Chronicles His 5,000-Mile Motorcycle Trip to the Literal ‘End of the Road’

When everything you’ve come to know and love in life gets turned upside down, sometimes the greatest remedy is to just escape into a photographic …

Voigtlander Releases a New 40mm f/2.8 M-Mount Lens…That Can’t Be Used with M-Mount Cameras

Photokina brought about a plethora of new gear from a number of companies, and easily overlooked among the larger announcements was a quirky new lens …

These Mountaineering Photos Took an Astounding Amount of Coordination and Patience

Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut frequently teams up with talented mountaineering photographer Robert Böesch to capture incredibly creative …

Reports Suggest iPhone 6 Plus May Bend in Your Pocket

Consider this a PSA: Don't keep the iPhone 6 Plus in your front pants pocket for too long. It just might bend.<p>Reports of slightly bent iPhone 6 Plus …

FTC shuts down Butterfly Labs, the second-most hated company in Bitcoinland

The mining equipment company failed to deliver tens of thousands of computers, and delivered others so late they were obsolete<p>There was skepticism around Butterfly Labs from the beginning.<p>Like most bitcoin companies, the Missouri-based startup sprang up out of nowhere. In late 2011, there were …

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Wildlife Wednesday: Marine mammals

In this week’s photo selection, a brilliant shot of a sunbathing Icelandic seal pup inspired us to corral more pictures of those immensely photogenic …

20under20 Spotlight: David Uzochukwu

David Uzochukwu is one of our 20under20. He was born in December 1998 in Innsbruck, Austria, and delved into photography at the age of 10, focusing …

A picture of a Polaroid

The renowned artist and singer Patti Smith once said, “A Polaroid by its nature makes you frugal. You walk around with maybe two packs of film in …

The Saved By The Bell Selection

Congratulations and thank you for your great <b>#SavedByTheBell</b> contributions for <b>#FlickrFriday</b>! We saw some playtime in recess, people almost getting up …