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10 Tips for Beach Photography

10 Tips for Beach Photography

Summer is upon us, and there are sure to be throngs of people descending onto the beaches of the world. You may want to photograph priceless moments in the sun, which can be tricky if you’re worried about ruining your camera. Here are some tips for capturing those special moments while keeping your camera safe. […] Read More

6 Sweet Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

6 Sweet Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

Everybody has their favorite apps; but with several gazillion to choose from, it’s easy for great ones to be overlooked. Recently, for example, I was telling my Geek Vs. Geek nemesis Dave Johnson about Cozi, and how my family couldn’t live without it. To my amazement, he’d never heard of the app, which proves my theory […] Read More

The Favi Pico+: A Powerhouse Projector in a Small Package

The Favi Pico+: A Powerhouse Projector in a Small Package

Pico projectors — pocket-sized projectors — made quite a splash a few years back, promising big results from a tiny package. Alas, most models were overpriced and underwhelming, with limited connectivity options, dim displays, and various other shortcomings. So I’ll admit I didn’t expect much from the Favi Pico+ J6, a new entry into this […] Read More

You’re Crazy Not to Get the Windows 8.1 Update

You’re Crazy Not to Get the Windows 8.1 Update

On Tuesday, Microsoft released the latest update to Windows 8 – the second major revision to the operating system that everyone seems to love to hate. It’s all part of Microsoft’s course correction, tweaking Windows 8 into something that’s not quite so different than the Windows 7 everyone already knew and loved. Full disclosure: As […] Read More

Get Great Family Portraits (Using the Self Timer)

Get Great Family Portraits (Using the Self Timer)

Every parent wants a great collection of family portraits, but odds are you can’t keep visiting a professional photographer — and if you do it yourself, someone needs to press the shutter release.  The solution? The self timer, of course! I’m going to share some tips on how to get great family pictures while using the self […] Read More

The Flash Drive That Made Me Rethink Flash Drives

The Flash Drive That Made Me Rethink Flash Drives

I can’t remember the last time I got excited about a flash drive. I’ve actually got a drawer full of them, collected from trips to CES and other trade shows. These days, vendors hand them out in place of business cards and press kits, but they’re all variations on the old flash-drive theme: a finger-size […] Read More

Five Things You Need to See From Macworld

Five Things You Need to See From Macworld

The Consumer Electronics Show – affectionately referred to as CES – isn’t the only major trade show each year. In fact, far from it. For Apple fans, the highlight of the year is March’s Macworld in San Francisco, and I attended the show last week to see what was new, especially for iOS users. You […] Read More

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