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How To Spot A Misleading Crowd Photo

How To Spot A Misleading Crowd Photo

As businesses reopen and people take to the beaches and parks, you’ve probably seen news photos or video that appear to show people packed into dense crowds, blithely ignoring social distancing guidelines. But these photos can be misleading, and it’s thanks to a camera trick.

Why It Might Be Time To Replace Your Old Chromecast

Why It Might Be Time To Replace Your Old Chromecast

It’s been six long years since Google first debuted its Chromecast streaming stick. While most of you have probably upgraded to something better by now — such as the more powerful “puck” version — if you haven’t, you now have yet another reason to make the switch: Google isn’t going…

How To Find Better Podcasts

How To Find Better Podcasts

There are more podcasts out there than you could ever try, but most of them are crap, or just aren’t your thing. How do you find the good stuff? I talked to Caroline Crampton, editor of the email newsletter The Listener, where she recommends three to five great podcast episodes…