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Five Best Portable Headphone Amplifiers

If you use a pair of portable headphones, or even budget headphones, you could probably do with a decent amplifier. But if your favorite way of …

NEBIAS: The world’s most advanced bionic hand

Researchers have created a new neural interface to provide sensory information from an artificial hand to the brain. This interface is able to link …

Plastic fish are coming to save salmon

New 'sensor fish' measure forces exerted by dam turbines more accurately<p>Hydroelectric energy sources might be friendlier to the environment at large than coal or gas fired plants can be, but the huge dams needed for the generation of electricity from water sources can cause problems for fish forced …

10 Reasons Why a Professional Photographer Left Nikon for Sony Mirrorless

While the CaNikon war is the usual debate in the photography world, they are by no means the only two camera manufacturers out there. With the rise …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

How to take great Astrophotography and night sky photography tutorial

Quant E-sportlimousine

The spectacular QUANT E-Sportlimousine was first presented at the 2014 Geneva motor show back in March as a concept vehicle, but now the four seater …

How To Buy Photography Gear Without Breaking the Bank

Let’s face it; photography is a very expensive hobby. If you’re looking to get into the profession (or become a serious hobbyist), you’ll find that …

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …

10 years ago today, Apple and iPhone changed our world

Ten years ago today Apple shipped a wide-screen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough internet device. But it …

The Magically Bizarre Photo Manipulations of a Photoshop Wizard Martin De Pasquale

He’s been called a Photoshop wizard by people who have seen his work and the title suits him well. Buenos Aires based digital artist and art director …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Incredibly Beautiful Timelapse Images of Nude Dancers

You’d be forgiven for thinking these are oil paintings.<p>In fact, they are gorgeous photographs created using nearly 10,000 individual images of a nude …

3D Print Your Own 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Mockup with These $25 Plans

Following our feature yesterday sharing photos of a case and 3D-printed physical mockup of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, designer Martin Hajek is selling his own set of 3D files for a similar model, priced at $25. The files allow anyone interested in trying out how the alleged design feels in the hand to …

Orée Pebble 2 Wireless Charger and Speaker

As what may very well be the first product to combine a bluetooth speaker and microphone with a wireless smartphone charging station, French maker of wood- and stone-based technology products, Orée, introduces the Pebble 2. Made in southern France using high-quality solid wood and hand-finished …

Gear & Gadgets

How do you photograph the Moon?

A giant sphere of shiny rock is floating over your head while you sleep. Here's how to take a decent photograph of it<p>The Moon. Some say it's made of cheese, conspiracy theorists claim that it's a hologram projected by the New World Order, while so-called scientists believe that it's a giant …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

Tutorials

Some Dos and Don'ts for the Aspiring Street Photographer

Street photography. Is it as simple as going out into the streets and taking photos? In the narrowest of views, yes. But street photography is …

Street Photography

Kuo: Apple to Release Slew of Products in Second Half of 2014

If KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo – who is usually fairly reliable when it comes to predictions about Apple – is correct, Apple will release a …

Skydiver Narrowly Misses Getting Hit By Apparent Meteor In Mid-Air

It's a good thing Chicken Little doesn't skydive, because he'd be seriously losing his cool right now. How else is he supposed to react to this video of a Norwegian skydiver nearly colliding with what appears to be a meteor?<p>The diver, Anders Helstrup, told Norway's state TV channel, NRK, he caught …

Amazing

Hacking Photography eBook | Photography eBooks and Camera Guides

1<p>Hacking Photography 101<p>Do you want to learn how to improve your photography in record time? Hacking Photography was designed from the ground up to …

Landscape Photography

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Cameras

Think You Can Measure An Invisible Asteroid?

If you're an amateur astronomer, or even just a night owl, today's citizen science project will definitely appeal.<p>The International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) wants you to measure an invisible asteroid at around 2:06 am on Thursday EDT, March 20th. How can you measure something you can't …

Turn Your Favorite Mitts Into Gadget-Compatible Manipulators

Four steps to texting without freezing.<p>Winter gloves and gadgets don't mix. Most touchscreens use capacitive sensing to complete a weak electrical circuit through skin and locate our tapping. And while wool, cotton, and leather gloves insulate hands from the cold, they block the body's ability to …

Marvel Iron Man 3 Arc Reactor Light-Up Coasters

Protect Your Table<p>Set of 4 <i>Iron Man 3</i> Arc Reactor coasters<br>• Officially-licensed Marvel merchandise<br>• A ThinkGeek creation & exclusive!<p>When Tony Stark …

Marvel Universe

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Aperture

Tips for Holding a Camera

Depending on the type of camera you have, there are some basic techniques required to ensure that you have a stable platform on which to start taking …

Amazing

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …