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
Photography

Polaroid rebrands, re-launches Blipfoto one-photo-a-day social network

Polaroid has partnered with online photo sharing site Blipfoto to rebrand and re-launch the social network. Blipfoto lets users upload only one photo a day, but that photo is meant to capture a significant moment.
Photography

How iPads are changing food service in airports around the country

As airports freshen up, one food service provider is redefining what airport food can be, and it’s using iPads to achieve its goal.
Photography

Japanese artist indicted for trying to 3D-print her vagina into a usable Kayak

A Japanese artist, who uses her genitalia as the model and inspiration for her work, has been indicted by Japanese authorities for violating obscenity laws. The charge? Attempting to crowdfund a "unique" 3D-printed boat.
Cool Tech

Rolling solo at a hotel? Marriott wants to hook you up (with platonic pals)

Your next business stay at a Marriott hotel could be more like a hostel thanks to Six Degrees, a social-networking experiment designed to connect like-minded travellers staying under the same roof.
Cool Tech

Virgin America completes rollout of faster Gogo ATG-4 Wi-Fi across fleet

Virgin America has completed installation of ATG-4 inflight Wi-Fi from Gogo, which is three-times faster than its previous air-to-ground system. But it's a baby step toward even faster Wi-Fi that's coming soon.
Photography

Absurd Tumblr site combines images of two celebs into crazy funny offsprings

From Spockahontas to Quentin Tarantina Turner, a hilarious Tumblr site from a Swedish graphic designer mixes half-images of famous celebs (real and fake) into love children with equally funny names.
Buying Guides

Tech Gifts for the Adventurer

From durable-yet-lightweight fabrics to hot plates that recharge your cell phone, tech is finding its way into outdoors gear. Yes, you’re supposed to be communing with nature, not your gadgets – but we think some well-chosen tech can…
Photography

This 4K display turns digital art into an analog experience (and that’s OK)

The Depict Frame is a specialty 4K display designed for the sole purpose of showcasing art in ultra-high resolution. You get framed art that you can constantly update, simply by using Depict's iOS app.
Photography

Google applies new 3D imagery to NYC, San Francisco maps

Using new cameras and algorithms, Google has rebuilt 3D images of buildings and landmarks in New York City and San Francisco, making them look more realistic. The enhanced rendering effects are coming to other cities in 2015.