How to connect AirPods to your MacBook

You have AirPods (or maybe even AirPods Pro). You have a MacBook. Now you’re ready for them to work together: But you aren’t sure how to set them up. The good news is that AirPods have a pretty intuitive connection process, but you’ll still need to know where to go and what buttons to press. […]

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For a sizable percentage of iPhone owners, their smartphone is a camera that also makes phone calls — in addition to helping them manage their calendar, send and receive email, shoot video, watch movies, and pay for stuff at the store. Apple’s iPhone cameras have been inspiring amateur photographers — and professionals — to create […]


This knobless tripod head has a light-up electronic level for low-light shots

[embedded content] Tripods are near essential for shots in the dark — but of course, in the dark, you can’t actually see your tripod. That’s why Platypod built a screen and an electronic level into the Platyball Elite, a tripod head that looks as if it arrived via time machine from the future. But beside […]


A medium-format pancake? This 45mm lens is the lightest lens of its kind

Previous Next Hasselblad Hasselblad Medium format has shrunk down thanks to mirrorless technology — and now the lenses are following suit. On Wednesday, January 15, Hasselblad launched the lightest digital medium format lens yet, the Hasselblad XCD 4/45P. Adding only .7 pounds and 1.85 inches to the camera body, the XCD 4/45P is designed to […]


The best Sigma lenses offer affordable quality for DSLRs or mirrorless cameras

Sigma has long been a favorite third-party lens company for combining high quality and low price. Whether you shoot Canon, Nikon, Sony, or an L-Mount camera from Leica, Panasonic, or Sigma, Sigma a number of lenses to choose from. Nearly every lens on this list comes from Sigma’s Art series, lenses built for pixel peepers […]


Instagram food porn: Top U.K. chef reignites debate over diners’ meal pics

One of the U.K.’s top chefs has reignited the debate over the appropriateness of diners snapping pictures of their food when they go out to dinner. Over the last decade or so, the combination of smartphones and social media apps has created a craze for posting pics of amazing dishes at amazing restaurants, as well […]