Author Archives: Stan Horaczek

Last week in tech: It’s Stardate 2017

Technology

Plenty more happened besides ‘Star Trek.’ Here’s what you missed in tech news.

All the tech news you missed last week while waiting for the new Star Trek show. Read on. Continue reading

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Your photos just underwent a massive change with iOS 11. Here’s what you need to know.

Technology

If you’ve updated your phone, you’re already shooting HEIF files instead of JPEGs.

The HEIF file format is already storing photos in iOS 11. It has some advantages as well as some compatibility hurdles to overcome. Continue reading

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All the stuff you can do with iPhone 8 that you couldn’t with iPhone 7

Gadgets

Here’s what that upgrade will get you.

Dig into what upgrading to the iPhone 8 actually gets you. Continue reading

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The best cameras for filming in slow motion

Gadgets

Catch all the action—not just what you can see with your naked eye.

Video running at the speed of molasses reveals hidden movements our feeble peepers can’t typically see. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: The iPhone X is real and Polaroid is back from the dead

Technology

Catch up on the stuff you missed while Apple rolled out its new products.

Polaroid has a new camera and film, Kickstarter has a tea robot, oh, and Apple announced a bunch of new iPhones. Continue reading

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The best camera gear for making hyperlapse video

Gadgets

Spin an hours-long story into a seconds-long sequence.

A single image can capture a discreet moment, but stringing dozens together can tell a spectacular story. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: It’s new iPhone eve

Technology

Kill time before tomorrow’s announcement with last week’s biggest tech stories.

Kill time before the iPhone announcement with this recap of last week’s big tech stories. Continue reading

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Your social security number probably got leaked and that’s very, very bad

Technology

The Equifax hack exposed more than 100 million people to the worst kind of identity theft.

You can change your stolen credit card and reclaim a bank account, but a stolen social security number is a big problem. Continue reading

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Last Week in Tech: Oh man, look at all these sweet ‘Star Wars’ toys

Gadgets

Put that hot dog down and look at all this cool new stuff you missed

Avoid awkward small talk at your Labor Day barbecue and catch up on the latest tech news with one handy article! Continue reading

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Last week in tech: New gadgets bask in the post-eclipse glow

Gadgets

There are lots of new (and mostly expensive) devices to meet this week.

Would you like some $2,000 headphones to go with your new Lamborghini smartphone? Continue reading

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Mayweather and McGregor’s 8-ounce boxing gloves have started a science fight

Technology

It’s still unclear just how much the weight of a boxing glove affects the performance and safety of a fighter.

Conor McGregor will fight Floyd Mayweather in 8-ounce gloves. Continue reading

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How to photograph the solar eclipse: The only guide you need

Science

There’s a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.

Yes, you need to be careful. No, you probably shouldn’t buy an expensive filter you’ll never use again. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: It’s all fun and games until robots take over

Gadgets

It’s been an interesting week here at Camp PopSci! Let’s recap all the interesting tech stories you may have missed.

Robots beat us at video games, Netflix and Disney had a breakup, and all the other interesting stuff you mis… Continue reading

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Last week in tech: Sorry in advance for getting ‘Despacito’ stuck in your head

Technology

All the important tech stuff you missed last week.

Hard gadget news can be sparse in these deep summer days, but there’s still lots going on. Read on. Continue reading

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Last Week in Tech: Reports of MS Paint’s death have been greatly exaggerated

Technology

The Tesla Model 3 made its debut, Nokia has a nifty new camera, and we start healing from the Emoji Movie.

Not even the release of The Emoji Movie could dampen our spirits about all the cool new tech that happened last week. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: Everything you missed while nerding out on Comic-Con

Technology

Our super power is recapping the week’s biggest tech stories.

Elon talked hyperloops, Lyft announced self-driving cars, and D&D has officially gone digital. Continue reading

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Spot faked photos using digital forensic techniques

Technology

You’re not very good at recognizing faked photos, but these techniques can help.

A digital forensics expert shares techniques to help you spot faked photos. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: Atari’s new video game console and the world’s biggest battery

Technology

All the important tech stuff you missed last week.

In a week that was dominated by Amazon’s Prime Day, lots of other interesting tech stuff happened. Here’s a rundown. Continue reading

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DJI Spark drone review: A powerful little flying machine for the average person

Gadgets

This mini drone brings advanced features in a small package.

DJI has entered the entry-level, consumer drone market with the Spark. Here’s what it has to offer. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: Hello Tesla Model 3 and Doomfist, goodbye Jawbone

Technology

See what you missed last week when you were barbecuing.

The Tesla 3 started rolling off the line, we got a new Overwatch character, and you may be able to brush your teeth in 10 seconds. Continue reading

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All good sunglasses have these five things

Gadgets

Lens layers, like an onion.

Lens layers, like an onion. Read on. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: iPhone turns 10, Facebook crosses 2 billion, and Nintendo teases everyone

Technology

Here’s something to read while you avoid your family at cookouts

It was a week of milestones in the tech world. Continue reading

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Last week in tech: Amazon’s massive drone delivery hub may be coming to your city (in the distant future)

Technology

Plus: Free vintage Sega games and the latest from the wild world of cryptocurrency.

All the biggest tech news of the week, including Amazon’s drone hub patent, and the OnePlus 5 smartphone. Continue reading

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Tech news catch-up: Amazon ate Whole Foods, Verizon ate Yahoo, and lots of new video games!

Technology

The stories you may have missed.

E3 and Amazon led the charge in last week’s tech news. Continue reading

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Tuning a golf club’s signature "thwack" sound costs millions

Technology

The wrong timbre can make even a great stick seem terrible

Players don’t like golf clubs with bad acoustics, so manufacturers pull out all the stops engineering sweet sounding clubs. Continue reading

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Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Environment

Make every day Nature Photography Day!

A few quick tips to help you get the most out of your next nature photography adventure. Continue reading

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E3 2017: A casual gamer’s guide to all the cool new video game stuff

Technology

An updating list of what’s coming out of the massive gaming trade show.

You don’t need to be a die-hard gamer to appreciate these announcements. Continue reading

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Tech news you may have missed: the Apple Sneaker, WWDC, and Taylor Swift

Technology

A week of tech news in about two minutes.

Catch up on a week of tech news in two minutes. Continue reading

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Highlights: Apple’s 2017 WWDC Keynote

Technology

All the new stuff Tim Cook and the gang are cooking up.

A running tally of all the best parts from Apple’s annual Developer’s Conference. Continue reading

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The Essential Phone is boring hardware that may one day rule your smart home

Gadgets

The creator of Android has big plans that start with some familiar-looking devices.

The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, has released the first devices from his Essential company. Continue reading

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