Emerging Tech

Smell like Skynet: IBM creates an A.I. that will design the perfect perfume

[embedded content] “I love your perfume.” “Thanks. It’s Skynet.” OK, so that’s not necessarily the most likely conversation for you to have in the near future, but it very well could be. That’s because IBM Research has teamed up with master fragrance maker Symrise to use its artificial intelligence expertise to develop next-gen fragrances, courtesy […]

Emerging Tech

Can this tabletop Krups keg really deliver a perfect pour? We asked beer snobs

Previous Next The Krups SUB Home Beer Dispenser ($ 180) is an in-home mini draft system, letting you enjoy your favorite local beer from your kitchen. It’s like a growler, but one that will keep your beer drinkable, and more importantly carbonated, for more than just a day. KRUPS has partnered with HOPSY, a growler shop-turned-beer […]

Photography

How to pick the perfect lens to breathe new life into your DSLR or mirrorless camera

Congratulations on taking the giant photographic leap to an interchangeable lens camera! You’re probably already thinking about what lenses to add to your bag — that’s why you’re here, right? As cool as your new DSLR or mirrorless camera is now, it won’t reach its true potential until you take a deep dive into the […]

Photography

Colby Brown isn’t afraid to fail (or fall) in pursuit of the perfect travel shot

Colby Brown’s passport reads like the photographer’s ultimate bucket list — the northern lights in Iceland, the Australian outback, jaguars in Brazil, and gorillas in Uganda. But on the very first trip that first gave the travel photographer an itch to capture the world, Brown was a 17-year-old that complained every chance he got. Now […]

Photography

Peak Design’s backpack and packing tools are perfect for traveling photogs

Peak Design is back at it again with a collection of new products that are set to be a part of Peak Design’s new Travel Line. The Travel Backpack 45L and accompanying Packing Tools are the result of five years of experience designing camera bags and accessories for photographers and travelers alike. Together, they’re made to […]

Photography

How to take the perfect selfie

Racorn/123RF Taking a self portrait might seem like a straightforward process, but the truth is, getting the lighting, composition, and mood just right can be a challenge, as is the case with any photograph. To ensure your Snapchat post is up to snuff or your Tinder photo is as smooth as your pickup line (which […]

Photography

How to take perfect Portrait Mode selfies with an iPhone X

With each new iPhone release comes excitement about the updated camera. This year’s iPhone X does not disappoint, and it introduces something new over the still fresh iPhone 8 Plus — Portrait Mode on the selfie camera. Portrait Mode, first released on the iPhone 7 Plus, is a camera feature that blurs the background of […]

Top Stories

Pokemon Go is adding a feature it promised since day one – and it's the perfect time to return to the game

NianticPokémon Go trading in action. Pokémon Go is finally getting Pokémon trading – a feature that was promised when it first came out in July 2016. It’s also getting a Friends list, so you can fight alongside or trade with your friends. It just highlights how now is the perfect time to come back to […]

Mobile

Ericsson and South Korea partner on live music demo of 5G ‘perfect sync’

One day after noting that it had won roughly 50 percent of the world’s 5G contracts, leading network hardware maker Ericsson announced a partnership with the South Korean government to show how 5G’s low latency capabilities will transform communications. To appeal to a wide swath of consumers, their collaboration is a live performance of Pharrell Williams’ hit song Happy, […]