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Make Your Own DSLR Remote Shutter Release

DIY

Make Your Own DSLR Remote Shutter Release

One accessory you’ll no doubt be after is a remote shutter; this allows you to place the camera on a tripod or rest it somewhere and trigger the shutter without the chance of shake that can occur when just holding it, or to use for self portraits without a timer. Today I’ll explain the magic of remote shutter releases, how to make one yourself, and how to extend this for high speed photography too.

13-01-2013
Make Your Own DSLR Remote Shutter Release
The Advertisers Guide To Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

Web Culture

The Advertisers Guide To Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve had Web 1.0 and 2.0. Now we’re into the era of the Smartphone Web, the time when every man and his dog has a smartphone in their pocket, playing Angry Birds on the bus, and doing price comparison shopping in the middle of a store. My wife and I are extremely guilty of that. We’ve been thrown out of many shops because we’ve stood there with our phones and compared prices with online stores to see who is cheaper.

13-01-2013
The Advertisers Guide To Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]
3 Flash Games To Help Improve Your Reflexes In The Browser [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

3 Flash Games To Help Improve Your Reflexes In The Browser [MUO Gaming]

Honing your skills with peripherals like the mouse or keyboard and sharpening your reflexes is something that can help you in general. Games that require no knowledge or game sense and rely completely on skill with the mouse or keyboard act as a way to universally improve you as a gamer, and that’s what I’ve got for you in this article!

13-01-2013
3 Flash Games To Help Improve Your Reflexes In The Browser [MUO Gaming]
Quickly Research How Your Favorite Online Services Make Money

Internet

Quickly Research How Your Favorite Online Services Make Money

Find out how your favorite sites on the web make money. “How Do They Make Money” is an interactive site that lets you quickly find your favorite tech companies, and you should check it out. Why? It’s not a bad question. Most web users seem not to care how their favorite sites make money – until a given site makes a policy change they don’t like. There are patterns behind the madness. Almost every site on the web needs to generate some revenue.

12-01-2013
Quickly Research How Your Favorite Online Services Make Money
PCLinuxOS: A Linux Distribution Which Mixes And Matches Software For A Better Experience

Linux

PCLinuxOS: A Linux Distribution Which Mixes And Matches Software For A Better Experience

It’s an understatement to say that Linux users have plenty of choice when it comes to which distribution they’d like to use. There are multiple approaches to accomplishing the same tasks, from what kind of packages (such as .deb or .rpm) are used to what packages are included by default on installation media to the purpose of a distribution — whether it’s stable or cutting edge and if its pure or accepting of proprietary software.

12-01-2013
PCLinuxOS: A Linux Distribution Which Mixes And Matches Software For A Better Experience
IObit Smart Defrag: A Superb Hard Drive Defragmentation & Optimization Tool [Windows]

Windows

IObit Smart Defrag: A Superb Hard Drive Defragmentation & Optimization Tool [Windows]

Do you defrag your hard drive? If not, you should and you must understand the importance before you read on. There are some excellent articles on MakeUseOf which discuss defragmenting, but perhaps the best and most recent article is 3 Excellent Defrag Utilities & Why You Still Need to Defragment In 2012 by Tina. Smart Defrag wasn’t included in the “3 excellent defrag utilities” in her article, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t excellent.

12-01-2013
IObit Smart Defrag: A Superb Hard Drive Defragmentation & Optimization Tool [Windows]
Get Creative With Evernote: 10 Unique Uses You Haven’t Thought Of

Internet

Get Creative With Evernote: 10 Unique Uses You Haven’t Thought Of

Evernote is one of the ultimate tools in productivity, and with a wide variety of multiplatform apps, there’s no limit to the way that you can use the service. We’re big fans of Evernote here at MakeUseOf, for lots of reasons, so we’ve written a list of 10 unique ways you can use the service – with some tips and tricks you might not have thought of.

12-01-2013
Get Creative With Evernote: 10 Unique Uses You Haven’t Thought Of
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