Cheat Sheet: How to Use a Light Box for Product Photography

Lighting is crucial when shooting products and objects using a lightbox. Learn how to get it right with this cheat sheet. Whether you have a product shoot planned or want to do some clean still life snaps, a lightbox will let you do the job right. from

The 5 best macOS Catalina features

Apple’s next major update to its Mac and MacBook operating system – macOS Catalina – is coming later this year (the smart money is on a September launch), but now that Apple has released the public beta of the software, we’ve had a chance to play with some of the new features. from

Microsoft Issues Warning For 800M Windows 10 Users

Windows 10 is in a rut. The platform has been hit with multiple problems in recent weeks and partners have been making things even worse. But now an important new Windows 10 warning (and the failure behind it) falls squarely on Microsoft’s shoulders. from

Editorial: Stonewall, 50 years and a day

The story goes like this: the people were screaming, begging the cops to let them go, pleading that an arrest would devastate their lives. People were trying to escape the paddy wagon, but they were pushed and packed in, while the doors were being closed. from

Woman Gives Birth At Pink Concert, Names Baby Girl After Singer

With the help of two on-site medics, Denise Jones, 32, welcomed a baby girl while the singer was performing in England at Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium on Tuesday night. The mother has since named her newborn daughter Dolly Pink in tribute to the singer.  from

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat

Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. from

Google Maps can predict how crowded your train or bus will be

Public transit is vital for countless people, but no one wants to be stuck on a subway train or bus that’s jam-packed. To help you figure out how busy your ride is going to be, you’ll soon see predictions to that end in Google Maps. from

Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm

In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he’s leaving the company. His new venture is called LoveFrom, and it will have Apple as its first client. from