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The $1099 Camera I Didn't Use To Share My Hawaiian Holiday Photos

My wife loves technology. Hell, she spotted the job posting that landed me my first tech writing gig. She also loves sharing snapshots with friends. So when I told her that the Sony RX100 III could sling amazing selfies to Instagram with a tap of her phone, she was understandably stoked. When we packed our bags for a week-long holiday to Maui, it was the only dedicated camera we took along.


Finally, Foolproof Teleconferencing (I Hope)

How much do you hate Polycom? GoToMeeting? Vidyo? Skype? Or whatever the hell else you use to hold meetings with distant colleagues? Well, I’m here to tell you that somebody may have finally figured out a foolproof way to make teleconferencing actually work. “May” because I only spent 10 minutes with the so-called solution, but it impressed the heck out of me anyhow.


Watch This Madman Fix The iPhone 6's Biggest Design Flaw With A Grinder

The industrial design of the iPhone 6 is close to flawless… except for one flaw so weird, so major, that it’s maddening: The fact that the camera protrudes from the body of the phone, meaning it never lies completely flat and gets caught on all kinds of stuff. The perfectionists at PeripateticPandas have a solution, and it involves industrial machinery.


Sony's Rumoured QX1 Lens Could Turn Your Smartphone Into A DSLR

That camera breakdown above is reportedly Sony’s new ILCE-QX1 lens camera system. Originally leaked by the Xperia Blog, this lens is the next evolution in Sony’s determination to transform your smartphone lens into a more professional grade shooter.


A Simple Trick To Protect Your PIN From Thieves With Thermal Cameras

Thermal cameras were once expensive and bulky hunks of equipment that very few people could get their hands on. No longer. With FLIR’s new iPhone case thermal imaging cameras are now both affordable and incredibly discreet, which means that evil-doers can use it to see the thermal signature your fingers leave on a keypad and steal your ATM PIN. Here’s a very simple way to thwart that.


Google's Awesome 360-Panorama Photo Sphere App Comes To iOS

Since making its debut on Android a little over a year ago, Photo Sphere has been one of those “Hey, look what my phone can do!” things that Android users have lorded over their non-Android friends. But today Google is opening the doors to iPhone users with the Photo Sphere Camera app of iOS. This is good news for those of us who love looking at these awesome images.


Two Of The Best iOS 8 Features Apple Didn't Talk About

There’s plenty of great new stuff coming in iOS 8. You’ll be able to remote control your phone from your computer to send text messages. There’s soon to be an army of new keyboard options. It’s a brave new world. But Apple didn’t even mention some of the best new features on stage.


This Awesome Giant Camera May Look Fake, But It's Actually A Café

When I first saw this giant camera standing bigger than the house next to it, I instantly thought it had to be a fake. It wasn’t. It’s a real and quite wonderful place in South Korea: the Dreamy Cafe.


This Spectacular Video Of A Flying Man Is Not From A Superhero Movie

This video by Simmon Hammond looks like an incredible scene from a superhero movie — the exquisite photography, the dramatic colour, and the camera moves are just too perfect to be real. But it is real and it feels magical, especially the two sequences above.


Nokia Lumia 1520 Australian Review: Super-Sized Elegance

When you take a small phone and make it big, you’re probably going to find it has been ruined by ugly elements designed to “strengthen” your new super-sized Franken-phone. Imagine our surprise then, when we started using the Lumia 1520 and found it incredibly civilised for the size.


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