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Watching Other People Play Games: A Twitch Primer

Watching Other People Play Games: A Twitch Primer

Gamers can be inscrutable to their friends and family as they spend their time watching other people play games on a channel called Twitch. Gamers not only have their own language, but they also have their own social connections. Hello, I’m a gamer. I have a non-gamer girlfriend who doesn’t quite understand my hobby. Perhaps you know a […] Read More

Privacy Nightmare: When Baby Monitors Go Bad

Privacy Nightmare: When Baby Monitors Go Bad

A secure crib and a baby monitor are on the the “must-have” safety checklist for many new parents. But when you tuck Junior in for the night, you never imagine waking to a scene straight out of The Twilight Zone: a foul-mouthed baby camera with a life of its own. This is exactly what happened to Adam […] Read More

Will the iPhone Bend in Your Pocket?

Will the iPhone Bend in Your Pocket?

Just days after the new iPhones — the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus — started landing in people’s hands last week, the Internet exploded with conjecture that the new smartphones (and the ginormous iPhone 6 Plus in particular) are bending under the pressure of normal wear and tear from riding in people’s pockets. […] Read More

Do You Understand the Relationship Between Shutter and Aperture?

Do You Understand the Relationship Between Shutter and Aperture?

Numerous people, myself included, have written about the exposure triangle to explain how you need to balance ISO, shutter speed, and aperture to get a good exposure. The confusing part is that the triangle misleads people into believing that a good exposure is an equal mix of ISO, shutter speed and aperture. Consequently, this isn’t […] Read More

Geek Vs Geek: Who Wants to Wear an Apple Watch?

Geek Vs Geek: Who Wants to Wear an Apple Watch?

We’ve been hearing about smartwatches for a few years now, and despite splashy product launches from Pebble, Motorola, Sony, and Samsung, they just haven’t taken off. Can Apple do better? Or is the Apple Watch destined to fail along with all of the other bulky, clunky high-tech watches? Once a month, eHow Tech editor Dave […] Read More

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