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Do You Shoot in RAW?

Do You Shoot in RAW?

Whether you’re a weekend photographer or seasoned professional, Wired’s Charlie Sorrel says you should always use your digital camera’s RAW setting—no excuses. Sorrel cites increased dynamic range, no in-camera processing of the image, and full reign to adjust the results using all of the pre-compressed, raw data available in the…

The Beta Beatdown

The Beta Beatdown

A steady stream of preview releases have kept our typing fingers especially busy covering the beta beat the last several weeks. From Mac virtualization software to Microsoft Office add-ons to iTunes sharing apps, there are lots of new features for eager testers to preview and try out. Beyond the most…

Does “Web 2.0” Benefit Only the Tech Elite?

Does “Web 2.0” Benefit Only the Tech Elite?

Technologist Alexander van Elsas says that the problems a lot of new services and web applications solve are specific to a certain kind of super-techie user. He writes: How many people do you know outside your tech community that want to have 25 desktop applications live, running Firefox alongside with…