Canon Powershot G15

March 21, 2013 Posted by

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Canon PowerShot G15 @ 25mm (113mm eq.) 1/1600" f4 ISO 160 Converted into monochrome with Silver Efex Pro 2 Canon PowerShot G15 @ 14mm (63mm eq.) with handheld polarizer 1/250" f6.3 ISO 160 Converted into ...
Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer's Guide, including the Canon PowerShot G15.
Canon PowerShot G15 review: Immaculate photos and superb controls, but slower than the competition and currently overpriced.
The G15 will do nothing to dent the PowerShot G-series' excellent reputation. It does feel a little expensive when stood against its closest competitors though -- including its sibling, the G1 X, which with the benefit of time has ...
Expert review of the Canon PowerShot G15 camera with sample photos, test shots, videos and more...
The Canon PowerShot G15 is the latest model in Canon's iconic G-series, originally launched back in 2000. Over the years these chunky compacts have become synonymous with no-nonsense design, fast lenses, and the kinds of physical ...
The Canon PowerShot G15 has had a lot of time to ponder its market position. It's been two whole years since the launch of the previous G12 model, and it's used that time wisely - the G15 is smaller, sports a new design and ...
London, UK, 17 September, 2012 – Canon today unveils the PowerShot G15 and PowerShot SX50 HS – two new innovative compact cameras that demonstrate Canon's expertise in next-generation lens design.

The complete guide to taking notes effectively at work

March 21, 2013 Posted by

The value of note-taking—or notebooks at least—gets a stock market capitalization in the coming weeks with Moleskine’s planned IPO. The Italian stationery firm has boosted the profile of note-taking at companies around the world. But is all of the scribbling on nicely bound paper actually helping business people? And what are the best ways to use note-taking—in notebooks and on digital devices—to actually boost your productivity?

Here’s everything you need to know about taking notes at work, but never bothered to ask:

  • To have or to take?
    … if you have a bunch of pads or notebooks filled with meeting notes that you never consult, your note-taking isn’t providing the most value over time.
  • Your boss might judge you if you turn up to a meeting with a paper pad
    … Not everyone agrees …
  • Digital vs. analog notes
    …typing out notes improves later recall, while copy and pasting text into notes is actually detrimental to learning because it encourages wordiness.
    …scaffolding notes horizontally across a row of cells, or down a column made a difference in terms of subjects’ ability to recall the information. It didn’t.
    And if you’re worried about the environment, Slate weighed the green implications of taking notes on an iPad. The bottom line is it’s complicated, but using recycled paper is better for the world under most scenarios than buying a battery-powered gadget.
  • Supercharge your notes
    The more OCD you are about organizing your notes, the better.
    … the most rigorously structured–those with hierarchal ordering and numbered subsections–were of the highest quality and accuracy. A two-column method came in a close second; these notes were arranged such that the left column contained the information from the given event (i.e. the meeting, lecture or talk) and the right column was used later to fill out follow-up points and highlight key themes. Although these notes were significantly more precise than freestyle note-taking, there was little difference in the ability of the note-taker to recall the material.
  • Doodling isn’t just for fun
    … mind-mapping to be significantly more effective than just writing out notes. Mind-mapping brings visual structure to notes, usually involving writing one word in the center and drawing offshoots from it with related ideas and phrases.
    … the SmartWisdom method (a popular alternative mind-mapping system) and those writing traditional notes found that although there was no difference in the accuracy of the notes, the mind-mappers were able to present the information back with more clarity and coherence than their counterparts.
  • The bottom line in note-taking
    Underlining something makes it stand out against other words and that makes recalling that word easier. The scientific term for this is the Von Restorff effect.
  • Note breaking
    … incorporating periodic, short breaks greatly improved the quality of notes taken.
  • Note-taking as a legal defense
    …The legal stance is that notes will stand up as evidence in court, should you ever need to rely on them.

Nissan Juke

March 7, 2013 Posted by

Nissan Juke

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Nissan's NISMO division pits its ridiculously treaded-out JUKE RS against a group of husky dogs to see who can handle the extreme weather in Lapland best. We're not sure who won the race, but we feel like winners just for watching.
Nissan will focus more on technology and interior quality than radical exterior restyling when it brings the second generation of its Juke baby crossover into showrooms late next year. The Juke is largely credited with creating ...
Ewan Kennedy road tests and reviews the Nissan Juke with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.
When the Nissan Juke belatedly launched in Australia in October 2013, more than three years after it appeared in Europe, there were a lot of people that didn't know quite what to make of it. Like a Mini, it's a vehicle that trades ...
Stand-apart styling is going to the next level for the Nissan Juke compact SUV.The personalisation packs in this week's midlife makeover now provide contrasting colours for everything from the wheel trims to the speaker ...
If it reaches production, it will compete with models like the Nissan Juke, Renault Captur, Mini Countryman and others. As the name suggests, the Qoros 2 PHEV is placed below the company's current range of compact ...
This week, FOX 13 car-guy Brian Champagne takes the Nissan Juke for a spin. See the video above for his, and a guest reviewer's, take on the Juke. Filed in: News. Topics: brian champagne, car review, nissan ...
In a partnership with American Track Truck, Nissan has outfitted its Juke Crossover to make the ultimate snow-traversing daily driver.
The clever and quirky Nissan Juke gets even more so for 2015. We take one for a spin in Napa Valley.
The Good With an enhanced exhaust system and programming, the 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS makes 215 horsepower from its 1.6-liter engine, while handling improves from a sport steering program and tuned suspension.


Nissan Juke-R

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The concept of the 545-horsepower Nissan Juke-R that stuffs the drivetrain of the GT-R into a compact crossover is already insane, but Russian company Shpilli Villi Engineering has taken things even further with their own ...
Actually, it's not fair to just call this car a Juke. It's the Nissan Juke-R done up by Russia's Shpilli Villi Engineering, and while it's not the official one-off GT-R powered Juke that Nissan did, it's still a juke with that mighty 3.8-liter ...
I've just finished situating myself in the cabin of the very first Nissan Juke-R ever constructed. There are literally thousands of man hours in this single prototype and only four examples of the car total in the entire world.
Earlier this year, we reported that Nissan was going to actually, for real, no joke build and sell a limited number of Juke-Rs modeled after the wild pair of concept cars it created last year. Well, a few months have passed since ...
Nissan initially said they wouldn't divulge the price of the Nissan Juke R set to go into limited production this year, but a source tells us around $600000 is the sweet spot for most markets. That's roughly the equivalent of 30 ...
We exclusively broke the news of Nissan Europe's Juke R project back in September. All we knew then was some strange "super Juke" crossover had been endowed with a GT-R's engine. Since then, we've seen all 11 ...
The awesome JUKE-R concept follows a simple recipe: take all the go-fast bits from a Nissan GT-R, and put them in a Juke bodyshape. Why? Well, why not?
A one-off build, the Juke-R takes Nissan's smallish crossover and crams a 485 hp, twin-turbo V6 — taken from the GT-R, in case you were wondering — under its stunted hood, making for what are sure to be some striking track times, and adds ...
Earlier this month, Nissan Europe revealed that it was building a two-off—one left-hand-drive, the other a right-hooker—Juke stuffed with Nissan GT-R running gear. It christened the tiny beast Juke-R. Nissan subsequently ...
Nissan is building two Juke-R concept cars. The tiny rocketships will be comprised of the all-wheel-drive drive-train and 480 bhp 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine from the Nissan GT-R supercar wedged into Nissan's diminutive ...

New Samsung Android

March 7, 2013 Posted by

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Given how Samsung doesn't seem to be working on the update until now, it's not really surprising that this is the case, and we're guessing that hoping that Android 5.0 will make it to the Note II would be a fool's errand at this ...
The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is the phone to have if you want to stand out from a crowd of nondescript slabs. Featuring a sleek aluminum frame and a mirror-smooth glass back, the S6 Edge looks and feels truly premium.
Does the Edge variant do enough to be chosen over its flagship sibling? We find out, as we take a look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S6 Edge!
It looks like Samsung's plan to distance itself from Android is finally taking shape. The Tizen app store is now live across the globe, according to the Wall Street Journal, which means anyone with a Tizen-powered phone can ...
A slew of new Samsung Galaxy Android 5.0 Lollipop details have surfaced today and they include release information for the Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy Note 4. They also include new information about the ...
There's an Android 5.1 Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge update allegedly rolling out to T-Mobile units, while versions in Europe get software fixes with latest firm.
Here's what you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Android 5.1 update as we push into May.
While the Android 5.1 update probably won't be hitting the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S5 or Galaxy Note 4 anytime soon, it does appear that the rumored Galaxy Android 5.1 Lollipop update will be hitting at least one device ...
Samsung Kies allows users to skip the OTA process. The T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update is version Android 5.0.1 Lollipop and its over 1GB in size. The update could take upwards of 30 minutes to complete so Galaxy ...
Don't despair if you bought Samsung's Gear 2 smartwatch, only to realize that you wanted the Android-powered Gear Live instead -- there might be a solution in the works. XDA tinkerer biktor_gj has successfully loaded ...

Nikon SLR D5200

March 7, 2013 Posted by

Nikon SLR D5200 Camera

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Nikon D5200 Digital SLR Camera Software Driver and Firmware (Version C:1.02) update for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems. Nikon D5200 Software.
The new Nikon D5500, D5300 and D5100 and D5200 are all now intriguing options in Nikon's DX DSLR range, but which is best for your needs? Our extensive Nikon D5500 vs D5300 vs D5200 vs D5100 comparison looks at ...
Nikon D5200 review | Nikon's 24.1MP D5200 is aimed at new photographers who want to get more creative but also keep things simple. Reviews | TechRadar.
We've just posted our 20-page review of the Nikon D5200. Nikon's 'advanced beginner' APS-C DSLR offers several features that should also appeal to enthusiasts, such as a 24MP CMOS sensor, a 39-point AF system ...
Looking for a Nikon D5200 review? See how this upper entry-level DSLR compares to the Canon EOS T4i / 650D!
UPDATE: The HDMI output on this camera is uncompressed 4:2:2, for a leap in image quality over the internal 24Mbit codec! Check the forum for my ProRes noise grain sample shots. The Nikon D5200 is the best mid-range ...
The Nikon D5200 fills the high-resolution gap in the company's middle-spec DSLR space by squeezing a brand new 24-megapixel CMOS sensor into the new model.
The Nikon D5200 has a 24 megapixel sensor and improved advanced focus and scene recognition, Daniel Bell reviews.
The Nikon D5200 is a new 24.1megapixel DSLR camera that can record Full 1080p HD movies at 1920x1280 pixels / 25fps or 50i/60i with stereo sound. A high-resolution 3-inch vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easier to ...
In this article, I will show feature differences between the new Nikon D5200 the previous generation D5100 (see our Nikon D5100 Review). What does the updated D5200 bring to the table and what are the key differences?

Hybrid car: A Lexus or Toyota

November 21, 2011 Posted by

Lexus CT200h

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Get the latest reviews of the 2015 Lexus CT 200h. Find prices, buying advice, pictures, expert ratings, safety features, specs and price quotes.
Mechanically, the CT200h soldiers on with the most diminutive variant of the Lexus Hybrid Drive system: a 1.8-litre four-cylinder that's paired to a CVT. While it goes unchanged, efforts have been made to improve on-road ...
The Lexus CT 200h is a five-door hatchback powered by a hybrid gas-electric powertrain based on the Toyota Prius. The CT 200h is 6 inches shorter than the Prius, or about the same overall length as the Audi A3 wagon.
Get Lexus CT 200h expert reviews, new and used CT 200h prices and ratings. View Lexus CT 200h specs, pictures, and get buying advice at The Car Connection.
By The Car Family An inexpensive Lexus might sound like an oxymoron, but that is what the Lexus CT 200h is and with it comes the attributes the marque has.
Is Toyota feeling more than a little threatened by electric and diesel alternatives to the hybrid segment it dominates? Its luxury Lexus brand has continued with a series of ads that either highlight the shortcomings of alternative ...
Excellent app integration with the cabin tech suite and excellent fuel economy are high points for the 2014 Lexus CT 200h, but it needs more power to justify its F Sport tuning and looks. - Page 1.
Get the latest reviews of the 2014 Lexus CT 200h. Find prices, buying advice, pictures, expert ratings, safety features, specs and price quotes.
Lexus claims to have made hundreds of changes to the facelifted CT200h, distinguished by its gurning 'spindle grille' and new alloy wheels. Not one of those tweaks heralds the arrival of something that'd make the CT more ...
Introducing an aggressive new look and the promise of improved driving dynamics while maintaining its estimated fuel economy of 43/40 mpg city/highway, Lexus fancies the 2014 CT 200h as both "mean" and "green.

Nikon D5100

November 21, 2011 Posted by

Nikon SLR D5100 Camera

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Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera Software Driver and Firmware (Version A:1.0.2/B:1.01) update for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems. Nikon D5100.
Yesterday I went to a store and shot off iso's 800, 1600, 3200, and 6400,at 18mm 100mm 200mm plus a 200mm facial portrait with the FZ200 the FZ1000 and the Nikon D5100+Nikon 18-200mm vr lens and was amazed at ...
I used a Nikon D5100, shot in NEF (RAW), and no error messages ever appeared on the camera. The camera appeared to be working perfectly normally, so I didn't even notice the problem until after the event was over.
This is an in-depth review of the Nikon D5100 DSLR, based on my two month experience with the camera. Marketed as an upper-entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D5100 is a major upgrade to the older Nikon D5000. It has a larger ...
Nikon D5100: D7000 image quality for less, but what do you trade in the bargain? Read our Nikon D5100 review to find out!
The Nikon D5100 is the company's latest 'upper-entry-level' DSLR aimed at beginners or those wanting a step-up from a basic budget model. Announced in April 2011, it comes exactly two years after its predecessor, the popular D5000.
I noticed that the Nikon D5100 has an in camera HDR mode so I wanted to give it a try since I am not that good at HDR. I know this doesn't relate to DSLR video, but I think HDR is helpful in learning about shadow and ...
The Nikon D5100 is a new 16.2 megapixel DSLR camera that can record Full HD movies at 1920x1280 pixels / 25fps with stereo sound. A high-resolution 3-inch vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easier to compose your shots ...
Joshua Waller reviews the new Nikon D5100 Digital SLR - fresh design by Nikon enables a smaller body.
The Nikon D5100 includes features designed to enhance the shooting experience, including an impressive new 3-inch, super sharp 921,000-dot Vari-angle LCD screen and full HD (1080p) movie recording with full-time ...