Les Shu

Les Shu

As the photography editor for Digital Trends, I bring with me more than a decade of tech and lifestyle journalism experience. I have written for a variety publications that include Laptop, Men's Fitness, Computer Shopper, More, Best Life, and Men's Journal. My approach to tech is simple: Highlighting the best products that are easy to use with the most bang for your buck. On the side, I am an airline nerd who enjoys building Lego sets.
Articles
Home Theater

B&W ditched 40 years of engineering for a fresh start, and it sounds amazing

For its latest 800 Series Diamond speakers, Bowers & Wilkins went back to the drawing board and re-engineered the design, from top to bottom. With the exception of a diamond dome, the DS3 speakers are nothing like their predecessors.
Photography

For its latest experiment in virtual travel, Marriott looks to Samsung’s Gear VR

Marriott continues to experiment with virtual travel. Its latest project, a collaboration with Samsung, uses the Gear VR headset and three short travel narratives to create a 360 panorama experience that makes you feel you're…
Product Review

Kodak PixPro SP360 Review

The footage isn't great, but Kodak's Pixpro makes 360-degree video easy.
Cool Tech

8 restaurants going high tech with tablets, robots, and liquid nitrogen

Ever had sushi delivered to you by a high-speed conveyor belt, or a 22-course meal accompanied by a high-end audio and video system? If not, then book a table at one of these tech-centric eateries.
Photography

HP’s Instant Ink knows when your printer is out before you do, sends you new ones

HP offers a convenience that automatically sends out replacement ink cartridges when your printer is running low. The company is highlighting its Instant Ink subscription-based program with new Envy and OfficeJet models.
Photography

GoPro adds in-camera editing for creating short clips for sharing

You don't have to wait until you get home to share your GoPro videos. A new feature, Video Trim + Share, lets you create short clips of exciting moments, and share it instantly from your smartphone.
Photography

Want to fly to North Korea’s shiny new airport? No you don’t. But here’s how

The newest state-of-the-art airport is in … Pyongyang? North Korea just built a new terminal, but few will ever see it. If you want to, here’s how.
Photography

Peak Design just made changing lenses fast and easy with this tool

Hate swapping lenses while on the go? The CaptureLENS from Peak Design lets you switch glass easily, quickly, and safety. The two-sided mounting system is available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony E-mount cameras.
Photography

No more cropping: Instagram now lets you post landscapes and portraits

Wish you didn't have to crop a photo for Instagram? The photo-sharing social network now lets you post photos in landscape or portrait orientations, in addition to the square. It also applies to videos.