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The 8 Immutable Laws of Sharp Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, it's not always easy to get the perfect shot. You need to get the right light, framing, angle, emotion, and sharpness. …

15 Secret Gestures Hidden Inside Your Favorite Android Apps

Fifteen cool finger-friendly tricks inside Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Fujifilm X-T2 review

The X-T2 is the most full-featured camera Fujifilm has ever made, with a best-in-class user experience.<p>The X-T2 is the most full-featured camera …

Cameras

The VC firm behind Facebook, LinkedIn, and Workday just raised $1 billion for its newest fund

Two years later, the tech landscape has changed, and the legendary Silicon Valley venture-capital firm has raised another $1 billion for its 15th fund to invest in the new future of emerging technologies.<p>"Some of these spaces are more mature now," Greylock partner James Slavet told Business …

Google Pixel review: what the hardware lacks, the software more than makes up for

Pros<p>Google Assistant is fantastic, unlimited storage and advanced camera controls<p>Cons<p>Hardware feels cheaper than it is, battery life is good but not …

Like a 'stylish Raspberry Pi': Kano kits put design at the heart of coding

Now that Raspberry Pi has become the best-selling British computer ever, it seems more and more of us are attempting to try our hands at coding. …

Shazam Lite for Android requires less storage and data

Shazam has introduced a "Lite" version of its app today, designed specifically for Android users in emerging markets. Just like Facebook and Messenger Lite, it uses less storage and data than its full-featured sibling. Despite being a pared-down variant, it can still do what you mostly use Shazam …

LinkedIn can quietly tell headhunters you want a new job

Let's say you're not happy with the way you've been treated at work, but your objections have fallen on deaf ears. If you start hunting around for another job, it's all too easy for that information to leak back to your current employer. That's why LinkedIn has launched Open Candidates, a service …

Employment

With the X-T2, I finally get why people love Fujifilm cameras

I've tested a handful of Fujifilm cameras over the years, but none of them have convinced me to switch from my shooter of choice, the Sony A7 II. That full-frame sensor is hard to beat. But, with the recently announced X-T2, I might be willing to reconsider. Fujifilm's new flagship mirrorless …

Cameras

Learn a new language with Duolingo's chatbots

Duolingo has been offering language learning tools for a while now, but today the company debuted a new tool inside its iPhone app that could make the task a bit easier. Thanks to AI-powered chatbots, the language-learning app offers a way to have conversations while you're trying to learn French, …

5 Virtual Running Clubs That Will Get You Moving

Maybe you’re an avid runner and would love to combine your athleticism with one of your other hobbies. Or maybe you loathe running and need more …

Marathons

This Photographer’s Stunning Images Capture Burning Man’s Surreal Side

Scantily clad passion-fest in a secluded desert? Sign us up. As a matter of fact, we’re so FOMO-filled by Burning Man that for the past couple of years, we’ve reported on it in a variety of ways. Everything at Black Rock City seems, from an armchair festival-goer’s perspective, downright …

WordPress Google Plugins: The Ultimate Guide

Since the moment it was launched in 1997, Google has been the number one search engine to find information on the internet. It helps individuals to …

4 innovations Bill Gates says the next president has to prioritize

The billionaire philanthropist points to President John F. Kennedy's 1961 call to put a man on the moon as a shining example of a world leader bringing public and private sectors together for the betterment of society.<p>"In the face of fear, President Kennedy successfully summoned our country to …

Bill Gates

Lenovo's sketch-ready Yoga Book ships on October 17th

When we first got our hands on Lenovo's Yoga Book tablet, we found it to be more than just a Microsoft Surface imitator. The freeform touch field might make typing a bit to get used to, but it's the ease of drawing on stylus or pen that makes it unique. As pre-orders open today for all models to …

Batteries

SanDisk outs the 'world's first' 1TB SD card

If you handle a lot of 4K video, you'll know that most available SD cards will struggle to handle all of your high-quality footage. The two-year old SanDisk 512GB SD card might take the edge off somewhat, but that isn't all that Western Digital, owner of the SanDisk brand, has got to offer. Today, …

SanDisk

Adidas shows off the first shoe made at its robot factory

Last last year, Adidas began rolling out its plans for Speedfactory, a set of robot-staffed manufacturing facilities located in Germany and, soon, the US. Today, the sportswear giant revealed the first silhouette developed through this new project, known as Futurecraft M.F.G. It's a sleek running …

Shoes

30 minutes with Fujifilm's medium-format mirrorless GFX 50S

Fujifilm made the biggest splash at Photokina with the GFX 50S, a mirrorless camera with a giant sensor stuffed into a fairly compact body. When it arrives early in 2017, the company will be in the weird position of having APS-C and medium-format cameras, but no full-frame model. So, it's a big …

Cameras

Facebook Messenger calls look like regular calls on iOS 10

It won't be long before mobile networks become just another dumb pipe through which services are handed down from internet companies. Don't believe us? Then receive a call via the updated Facebook Messenger on iOS 10 and notice that they behave exactly the same as one made over the cellular …

VOIP

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on Sennheiser HD 600 headphones

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals atTheWirecutter.com.</i><p>You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter. Now, from time to time, we'll also be publishing …

Windows 10 Maps will show the traffic on your route home

Fans of the Maps app on Windows 10 will have something to look forward to with its latest update. Now, you can see what the roads are like either to home or work (or whatever locations you've labeled as such) and even take a gander at realtime traffic from recently viewed roadside cameras. Just hit …

Windows 10

Photographer Captures The Multi-Colored Magic Of Hummingbirds

"I’m like the hummingbird paparazzi, jumping out of bushes to take their photos."<p>These birds have enabled a photographer to spread her wings.<p>Tracy Johnson, 41, takes dazzlingly detailed photos of hummingbirds. It’s a project she credits with helping her find her purpose.<p>Johnson, who lives in …

Tip Of The Week: Photographing The Colors Of Fall

Autumn has arrived. The days grow shorter, a morning chill permeates the air, many large mammals begin their rut, deciduous trees create landscapes …

Photographer Travels the World to Capture These Astonishing Macro Cityscapes in Drops of Water

Dusan Stojancevic is a Serbian photographer specializing in time lapse, travel, landscape, food, and wedding photography. He’s recently made some …

Drive small, think big: Smart enhances its entire lineup with three Electric Drive cars

Smart Automobile gave its gas-powered lineup a much-needed overhaul in 2016. Although we still have a few issues with the diminutive city cars, their …

Scan photos into Office 365 with Office Lens on Windows 10

Microsoft's Office Lens app has let folks upload photos from their iOS and Android devices since April 2015. But now your Windows 10-running phone, tablet, PC can snap photos<p><b>—</b> or even the Hololens, if that's your thing.<p>With integration in the latest Windows OS, though, they've also added support …

Windows 10

The Art Of Hand Lettering

I’ve selected some of the hand lettering artists whose work continues to speak strongly and boldly of this beautiful way of creating art. Art that …

Calligraphy