Computer

MacOS Big Sur public beta hands-on: The best Mac update in years?

Updates to Apple’s MacOS operating system do not always seem like huge affairs. Big Sur, though, feels different. Not only are there a bunch of new features and changes introduced to the Mac, but the entire look and feel of MacOS has undergone a sea change. Apple may have gone all out on overhauling MacOS, […]

These are the best cheap Mac Mini deals for August 2020

Microsoft’s Surface Duo goes on sale today for $1,400. Was it worth the wait?

These are the best cheap Dell XPS deals for August 2020

Photography

With a 50-megapixel sensor, the Hasselblad 907X 50C is vintage in looks only

Hasselblad’s latest camera mixes the old and the new for what the company is calling a “truly distinct” shooting experience. Previously teased last summer as a concept camera, the Hasselblad 907X 50C is a 50-megapixel medium format camera that looks — and even sort of shoots — like a classic Hasselblad.  The 907X 50C, a […]

Photography

Photography shows are going online, some for free. But can it replace in-person?

Photography shows typically pack people and cameras into a convention hall for what many call invaluable education, critique, and networking — but in the era of COVID-19, conferences from small regional events to major productions are canceling or morphing into a virtual experience. The change may be, in part, a welcome adaptation in some ways, […]

Photography

How to photograph the Perseid meteor shower 2020

Sometimes, capturing a shooting star on camera is simply a matter of luck. But, often, the stunning shots of stars streaking across the sky is the result of planning, schlepping gear to a cool location, and understanding how to use a camera in low light. The peak of the Perseid meteor shower in August is […]