The Apple Watch starts hitting wrists today with one of the most incredibly enormous user guides ever produced for an Apple product: 23 topics, almost 100 pages, not even including the 10 videos to teach people how to use this thing. Apple started creating “guided tours” for its new products back in 1984—here are some…
Will the Apple Watch be so radically different we won’t understand how to use it at first? Perhaps so: Apple has produced a series of videos to teach Watch-wearers how the interface will work—videos which give us the best look yet at what our wrist-computer future might hold. (They also double as handy marketing…
Some people wake up spewing Pinterest out their fingertips. For the rest of us, thank god for YouTube. Wrapping presents doesn't exactly come easy, so we dug up a couple of solid tutorials for how to wrap your Christmas gifts like you're Martha.
Do you or someone you love have ambitions to become a hacker for good? Well today you can buy a White Hat Hacker Bundle with over 40 hours of tutorials on everything from web scraping to penetration testing for just $60. The bundle normally costs over $600.
Any experienced photographer will be able to tell you the indispensable utility in shooting RAW as opposed to JPG. If you just got a new camera or haven't heard a good explanation for why RAW is so great, just look at this one GIF, made with images by Glyn Dewis.
Have you ever been working on something, a special project or something outside the realm of normal day-to-day work stuff, and you find yourself totally stuck? As in, you have absolutely no idea what to do next? Google wants to help.
You might not be able to envision a time when you're lathe-less and need to cut a glass bottle in two, but when it does happen, you'll be quite happy you spent three minutes watching 'CrazyRussianHacker' do it with string, alcohol, fire, and water. And even if you don't ever cut your own glass, this hack is still…
If you've stared in awe at the recent influx of colorized black and white photos popping up online, wondering just how someone was able to bring such life to an image, here's your answer. Mads Madsen, a talented 18-year-old Photoshop artist, has created a detailed six-minute video documenting the process he uses to…
Over on PetaPixel photographer David Talley has put together a fantastic—and fairly simple—tutorial on how to create an awesome image of you holding yourself. If you're new to Photoshop it's a great way to improve your skills. And if you're not, with the addition of a Santa hat this is the perfect way to awesome-up…
Magazine-quality studio macro shots are gorgeous. Small objects with exquisite detail and perfect lighting. Well, what's so insane about those photos is that they can be duplicated at high noon with nothing more than the sun and a foil reflector.
The Photoshop Rap Tutorial is back in all its remarkably educational glory. In fact, if anything it's less funny than the first but more instructive, and I'm pretty sure I'm happier that way:
Lenses. They're your most powerful photographic tool, if you know how to harness their mighty power (and manage not to shatter them). And you know what? Chances are that even if you think you're a lensmaster, you've still got a lot to learn. And these guys are going to teach you.
Sorry, squirrels. Sorry, neighbors. Sorry, kid sister. Sorry, pets. Sorry, Grandma. Sorry, teacher. Sorry, just about everyone else. With this DIY laser-sighted slingshot, all my mischief is about to get a lot more accurate.
Do you love music? Have a giant hard drive? Maybe two? I'm guessing that might be the case, and here's what you should do: give up lossy audio compression for good for pristine lossless files.
Using VNC, you can log into your home computer from any machine in the world with web access (including your iPhone) to access files, schedule downloads, and tons more. Here's how.