Sony's A99 II is a powerhouse of a pro camera

Sony’s big announcement for the Photokina 2016 trade show was the A99 II, a flagship, full-frame camera designed to appeal to professional photographers. The A99 II improves upon its four-year-old predecessor with a much higher resolution sensor and faster performance. It’s Sony’s best effort at capturing some of the pro …

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Battlefield 1 glitch video shows the secret weapons of World War I

I knew World War I marked a turning point in human conflict, as technological advances brought new and outlandish weapons to the battlefields of Europe and Africa. But I hadn’t realized just how outlandish they were. According to this masterfully cut Battlefield 1 glitch video, the Great War took place in a …

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SanDisk's 1TB SD card has more storage than your laptop

SanDisk has unveiled the biggest SD card in the world — a prototype card with an outrageous 1 terabyte of memory. The SDXC card is only a prototype at this point, with no details available on price or release date, but it’s still an impressive milestone. As SanDisk owners Western Digital …

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HTC’s Desire 10 is a budget phone in a fancy suit

HTC’s mid-range Desire line has been the company’s bread winner for the past couple of year, while HTC has struggled to compete with Samsung and Apple on the high-end. But while the Desire line has been hugely important to HTC’s bottom line, it has always had a playful, less serious …

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If you want the jet black iPhone, learn to love the scratches

As soon as Apple announced the new high-end jet black finish for the iPhone 7, the company warned that it’s more prone to scratching and scuffing than the alternative matte aluminum options. That warning’s even in the small print when you go to buy the phone from the Apple website, …

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Apple promises fix for bug affecting Lightning headphone controls

It’s been a few days since the iPhone 7 launch, and users have already discovered a potentially inconvenient bug that affects headphones plugged into the Lightning port. Early buyers are reporting that if the display is turned off for 5 minutes without any music playing, the Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter and Apple’s Lightning …

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Car hackers demonstrate wireless attack on Tesla Model S

A remote vulnerability for Tesla’s Model S has been demonstrated by researchers from Keen Security Lab, a division of the Chinese internet giant Tencent. The vulnerability was confirmed by Tesla’s product security team and has already been patched via an over-the-air software update, as Keen worked with Tesla to fix …

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