21 Results for

luminosity

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How Android 5.0 lets you get raw for better photos

Programmers have begun unlocking a new feature in Google's new Lollipop mobile OS: the ability to shoot photos in raw format, which adds new flexibility in image quality.

By December 19, 2014

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Stars play a game of cosmic catch, create rare magnetar

Astronomers use the Very Large Telescope to reveal a space drama involving two unique stars in the Ara constellation.

By May 14, 2014

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Incredible moon photo snapped with HTC One, homemade telescope

A homemade binocular telescope, an HTC One, and 700 hours of work went into taking a single, spectacular moon shot. The photographer shares his secrets.

By March 24, 2014

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This Twitch Plays Pokemon-themed Flappy Bird clone might make the Internet implode

And just when you thought that either of these wacky fringe fascinations couldn't get better. Think again.

By March 13, 2014

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Spray-on Starpath makes roads glow at night

During the day, paths coated with Starpath absorb UV light, which is released when darkness falls. The technology could be a cheaper, more energy-efficient alternative to nighttime street lighting, its maker says.

By October 21, 2013

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Cornell's boasting, luminous, Twitter oopsie

Cornell is proud that its home town, Ithaca, N.Y., is named the most brainy city in the U.S. However, on its Twitter feed, it misspells the name of the organization giving the accolade.

By June 25, 2013

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Fast fiber: Apps coming at 70 percent the speed of light

No Google Fiber? No problem -- at least not for developers, some of whom are already writing apps for the coming Gigabit Ethernet world.

By June 18, 2013

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How CNET tests tablets

Tablet testing results influences our overall tablet score. See how it works here.

By January 29, 2013

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CNET tablet battery life results

Your tablet might pack a fancy stylus or super-sharp resolution, but can it go a day without a charger? CNET Labs takes up the challenge to find out.

By July 20, 2012

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L8 SmartLight: Gadget notifications get the silent treatment

One box and 65 LEDs make getting your e-mail, smartphone, and social-networking alerts a whole lot more fun with a whole lot less noise.

By July 2, 2012