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What Is Computational Photography?

Computational photography is responsible for most of the amazing strides our smartphone cameras have taken in the last decade. Here’s how it works, and how it makes our photos so much better.

What Is “Binning” for Computer Components?

You might not realize it, but every time you purchase a new desktop CPU, you also get a ticket for a giveaway called the “silicon lottery.” Two CPUs of the same model can perform differently when pushed to their limits thanks…

What Is Apple’s ProRAW Photo Format on iPhone?

The iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max are the first iPhones to support ProRAW, Apple’s take on the RAW image format. In professional photography, RAW files are a must for getting the most out of your images—but what does it mean fo…

How to Buy a TV: What You Need to Know

Buying a TV is more complex than ever. There are new technologies, formats, and buzzwords you have to keep up with. Plus, pricing is also all over the place as more affordable companies try to unseat brands like LG and Samsun…

What Are Android Skins?

Have you ever noticed that Android on a Samsung phone doesn’t look like Android on a Google Pixel phone? Both use the same operating system, but look completely different. What’s the deal with that?

How to Avoid Buying a “Fake” HDMI 2.1 Cable

Because HDMI 2.1 devices, like the Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and graphics cards from NVIDIA and AMD, are pushing more pixels than ever, the last thing you need is an unreliable cable causing problems. Here’s how to avoid …
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