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Best ways to back up your photos - The Status Update Podcastsorta doesn't really work well to back up out photos. By the way, this geek br
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
sorta doesn't really work well to back up out photos. By the way, this geek brotherhood? It's bigger than you think. Stephen Shankland It's like eating your vegetables. It's not very much fun. You get some benefit from it. But for most... Read more
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Squishy, stretchy, morphing fonts are coming to Chrome and SafariDecovar variable font developed for Google can be customized in many ways. Font
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
Decovar variable font developed for Google can be customized in many ways. Font from Type Network; illustration from Stephen Shankland/CNET The technology can speed up website loading because one font can serve multiple purposes, saving on... Read more
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Apple won't remove a Safari privacy feature the ad industry hatessenior vice president of software engineering, announces Safari's intelligent t
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
senior vice president of software engineering, announces Safari's intelligent tracking prevention in June. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Advertising is the lifeblood of the internet, fueling the immensely successful businesses of Facebook... Read more
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Ad industry says you won't like this Safari feature that protects your privacyCraig Federighi announces Safari's intelligent tracking prevention in June 2017
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
Craig Federighi announces Safari's intelligent tracking prevention in June 2017 at an Apple conference. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Surprise! Advertisers hate it. Six advertising groups published a letter Thursday asking Apple to... Read more
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Microsoft Pix camera uses AI to photograph your Post-It notes betterthe photo photo accordingly. A high-contrast background makes it easier for the
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
the photo photo accordingly. A high-contrast background makes it easier for the app to find the borders. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET We're using our phone cameras to photograph a lot more than friends and flowers. It's good for taking... Read more
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A holographic Leia lives in Red's new phone -- but not the princessbut don't expect objects rising above the screen like Princess Leia beamed out
CNET / Posted 16 days ago
but don't expect objects rising above the screen like Princess Leia beamed out of R2-D2. Video from Leia; Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Don't expect a hologram of Princess Leia to pop out of the Hydrogen One phone, pleading "Help me,... Read more
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Get ready to update, because Google Drive dies next Marchand Sync works like Google Drive unless you actively enable its broader file-sy
CNET / Posted 17 days ago
and Sync works like Google Drive unless you actively enable its broader file-synchronization abilities. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET You can install Backup and Sync right now if you want to get the transition out of the way. After... Read more
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Another kind of storm is coming -- from the sun(SOHO) spacecraft captured this video of a huge coronal mass ejection on Monday
CNET / Posted 18 days ago
(SOHO) spacecraft captured this video of a huge coronal mass ejection on Monday that's headed for Earth. NASA; video by Stephen Shankland/CNET Right between Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, another storm is coming -- but this one is coming... Read more
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See how birding looks now that tech advanced beyond binoculars and bird booksHere, he's standing along the Magee Marsh boardwalk, holding a Canon camera and
CNET / Posted 18 days ago
Here, he's standing along the Magee Marsh boardwalk, holding a Canon camera and 400mm telephoto lens along with his usual binoculars. He's good enough to identify many birds just by their calls and songs, though. Photo by: Stephen Shankl... Read more
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See the kinds of bird photos you can shoot with a massive telephoto lenslens will draw stares from curious passersby. But even a lens this size — it's
CNET / Posted 18 days ago
lens will draw stares from curious passersby. But even a lens this size — it's about 2 feet long with its protective lens hood attached — can't magnify tiny or distant birds as much as a photographer would like. Photo by: Stephen Shank... Read more
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This photo gear is for the birds -- reallyof Ornithology, asks easy questions to zero in on a particular bird. It's helpf
CNET / Posted 18 days ago
of Ornithology, asks easy questions to zero in on a particular bird. It's helpful and instructive, too. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET More impressively, Merlin Bird ID also can identify a photo, either freshly taken or uploaded from... Read more
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Before and after the Japanese tsunamibefore (top) and after (bottom). In this slideshow, the "before" and "after" i
CNET / Posted 25 days ago
before (top) and after (bottom). In this slideshow, the "before" and "after" images have been placed on top of one another for comparison. Photo by: satellite images from GeoEye and Digital Globe via Google Earth; composite by Stephen Shankland/C... Read more

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