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.

Zuli ‘presence’ home automation can now control Philips Hue lights

Zuli, maker of smart plugs that automatically turn on lights and appliances, announced its Presence technology now supports Philips Hue lights. Through the Zuli app, users can control, dim, and schedule Hue lights.
Cool Tech

Don’t call it a store! Samsung wants its NYC flagship to be a ‘cultural hub’

Samsung recently opened a massive retail concept in New York City that showcases its latest products. But Samsung 837 is designed to be a digital playground and creative space -- the “flagship of the future.”
Social Media

Update: Former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris joins Twitter as VP of Comm

Twitter confirmed it has hired Natalie Kerris, a top Apple PR veteran, as head of communications. Kerris spent 14 years at Apple, working on some of the company's major products, and is a major recruit by CEO Jack Dorsey.

Adobe brings new Lightroom features to Android in Version 2.0

Adobe has ported features recently introduced in Lightroom for iOS to the Android version. Lightroom for Android 2.0 allows for finer color controls and in-camera shooting, and new features like Dehaze for auto-removal of haze and fog.

Here’s the catch with those new U.S. flights to Cuba (and how to get there anyway)

The U.S. and Cuba recently signed an aviation agreement that could see the more than 100 scheduled flights between the two countries. However, general tourism is still restricted – for now – but there are legal ways around it. Before…