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German-Chinese optics partnership results in ‘world’s fastest’ mirrorless camera lens

A German-Chinese partnership between two optics companies have created the "world's fastest" lens for mirrorless camera systems. The Ibelux is the launch product for a new brand, Handevision, that will see additional lenses added to the…
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2014 Audi A7 TDI Quattro Review

2014 Audi A7 TDI Quattro review.

The trailer for Christopher Nolan’s new film ‘Interstellar’ is here, sort of

The new trailer for Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ doesn’t reveal much, but it sure is pretty. The film stars Matthew McConaughey and debuts November 7, 2014.

Apple MacBook Pro 13 with Retina vs HP Spectre 13t

The Spectre 13t is HP's new premium ultrabook, yet it boasts a surprisingly affordable base price of $999, which includes a 128GB solid state drive and 1080p display. Can such an inexpensive laptop fight off Apple's smallest MacBook Pro?

The Petzval is an old 19th-century, fast aperture lens that’s suddenly new again

A 19th-century lens famous for its fast aperture and favored today for its imperfections is getting a modern remake. One is the Petzvar, designed for medium format cameras, and another from Lomography – both designed for today's cameras.

Give Saga the keys to your life, and it will help you drive

We interview Andy Hickl, the CEO of ARO and creator of Saga, an app that hopes to get you lifelogging, and usher in a new age of notifications. But is Saga ready for prime time?

Is a Litecoin mining boom leading to a graphics card shortage?

As Litecoin overtakes BItcoin as the most profitable cryptocurrency to mine on a GPU, it would seem AMD Radeon cards are selling out as a result. Find out more about the Litecoin boom and how it relates to Bitcoin.

Here’s how to set up a Windows login password

Security should be a concern for everyone, not just big data firms and governments. That's why you should consider adding a password to Windows. Here's how to do just that in no time.

‘Lone Survivor’ review

Lone Survivor trips up occasionally around military jargon and Hollywood trappings, but Peter Berg's brutal telling of Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's survival story ranks among the most impactful films of the year.

We’re all binge watchers now, says Netflix

Netflix has commissioned a survey examining our changing habits regarding on-demand television. Over 3,000 adults were quizzed, with nearly 80 percent saying binge watching makes a show more enjoyable.