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'Chromatic Typewriter' turns keystrokes to brushstrokes

Creating art with that splendidly elaborate gadget known as the typewriter is nothing new. Just ask Hemingway or Orwell. But this beautifully hacked 1937 Underwood Standard takes things to an entirely different realm.

By December 7, 2011

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Get ready for multicolor fonts -- maybe in motion, too

Impelled by a need to support emoji characters, Mozilla, Adobe, Microsoft, and Google are working to standardize technology for showing fonts that aren't just black and white.

By January 29, 2014

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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Sigma's 24-105mm lens goes head-to-head with Canon

Featuring the same focal length as a popular model from Canon, the new Sigma 24-105mm lens looks as though it will be a fierce competitor to the old workhorse.

By October 17, 2013

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Tamron sets price for 150-600mm supertele: $1,069

The third-party lensmaker's new supertelephoto won't cost much more than an earlier 200-500mm model with no image stabilization.

By December 15, 2013

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Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | A Lens

While it's not cheap, the Sigma 50mm f1.4 lens provides great value for the money.

April 11, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating April 11, 2014
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Lightroom 4.1 arrives; Aperture users, be patient

Adobe tucks in HDR editing and lens correction features that apparently didn't make the cut for Lightroom 4.0. Also: a high-profile Aperture user threatens to defect after feeling left in the dark.

By May 30, 2012

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Sony's curved sensor brings 19th century tech back to the future

The promise of the curved sensor is better pictures in even thinner phones.

By June 18, 2014

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Tamron expands supertelephoto range with 150-600mm zoom

When it ships, the new lens will offer long-range sports and wildlife shooters some new competition, but it's not as fast a supertele as some rivals.

By November 7, 2013

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Sigma sets a price for its new 24-105mm f4 lens: $899

The general-purpose zoom lens costs about $100 more than Canon's equivalent, but Sigma thinks its image quality means the lens is worth the extra money.

By October 25, 2013