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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

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

How Pirates Pirate Stuff: How Bad Guys Steal Movies, Music, and Games Online

How Pirates Pirate Stuff: How Bad Guys Steal Movies, Music, and Games Online

You’ve no doubt seen the warnings against copying DVDs and sharing or selling copyrighted materials. With all the legal issues and Digital Millennium Copyright Act infringement notices, though, how does piracy actually happen? September 19th is “International Talk Like a Pirate Day,” so let’s talk about piracy (and privacy). Disclaimer: We’re not advocating pirating or bootlegging […] Read More

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