5 night photography tips for iPhone 12, Galaxy S20 and other phone cameras


Andrew Hoyle/CNET

Taking photos at night used to be something you’d need a proper DSLR for, using tripods and long exposures to get a good, bright image. But the advent of night mode on recent phones like the iPhone 12 ($829 at Amazon), the Samsung Galaxy S20 and a wide variety of others means that it’s possible to take crystal-clear photos, even in the depths of nighttime. 

But getting a great image that you’re truly proud of isn’t just a case of waiting for darkness and whipping out your phone — you’ll still need to put some

Read More

Silicon Valley exodus? The majority of professionals said they’d follow tech leaders to emerging tech hubs

Nearly 70% of professionals believe that technology power is leaving Silicon Valley, according to a new survey.

Image: iStock/IvanPantic

For decades, Silicon Valley has existed as the epicenter of technology innovation in the US. However, in recent months, many companies (including major players in the tech industry) have made long-term commitments to remote work. As a result, millions of Americans could be on the move in the months ahead. In fact, it’s been estimated that more than 23 million US workers plan to move due to work from home flexibility, according to an October Upwork survey.

No longer tethered

Read More

Just Cause: Mobile Free-to-Play Action Shooter With Multiplayer, Co-Op Modes Announced at The Game Awards

Just Cause: Mobile has been announced at The Game Awards and it is an isometric action-shooter set in the Just Cause universe. The Just Cause game series launched its first eponymous title back in 2006 on PC and consoles, and the latest iteration – Just Cause 4 – came out in 2018. Now, publishers Square Enix have announced a mobile version of the game that will be free-to-play. It will be released on iOS and Android devices next year, and no exact release date has been shared yet.

Just Cause: Mobile will be set in the Just Cause universe and

Read More

Ubuntu Server: A cheat sheet

Ubuntu Server is more popular than ever, thanks to containers and the cloud. This resource guide about Ubuntu Server covers why the platform matters, how to use it, and more.

Ubuntu Server is an open source platform that does more than you might think. With its ability to serve as an internal company server or to scale all the way up and out to meet enterprise-level needs, this operating system can do it all.

This cheat sheet is an easy way to get up to speed on Ubuntu Server. We’ll update this guide periodically when news and updates about Ubuntu

Read More

Low-code platforms: A cheat sheet

Businesses that can’t hire developers can still create apps using low-code platforms. Here is everything you need to know about how low-code platforms work.

Developers are in high demand and short supply, and many companies are left without the tech talent needed to build apps or automate business processes as pressure for new software to support digital transformation efforts mounts.

Companies unable to hire developers in this hot market–and even businesses with developers that want to free up more of their time–are increasingly turning to low-code or no-code tools. These platforms allow tech and business professionals with no coding experience

Read More