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How to Take Great Photos with the Canon EOS 80D – Tom’s Guide

Monday, October 16, 2017

The 24-megapixel EOS 80D continues Canon’s line of excellent midrange DSLRs. This $1,099 model produces great images and offers fast autofocus, improved dynamic range and high ISO performance. Credit: CanonThe EOS 80D is a great camera for videographers, enthusiasts and those who want to grow their skills. Here are some quick and easy tips and tricks to help you make the most of this DSLR. $1,099.00 Amazon Quick Tips 1….

How to Take Great Photos with the Canon EOS 80D – Tom’s Guide

Monday, October 16, 2017

The 24-megapixel EOS 80D continues Canon’s line of excellent midrange DSLRs. This $1,099 model produces great images and offers fast autofocus, improved dynamic range and high ISO performance. Credit: CanonThe EOS 80D is a great camera for videographers, enthusiasts and those who want to grow their skills. Here are some quick and easy tips and tricks to help you make the most of this DSLR. $1,099.00 Amazon Quick Tips 1….

Body cameras, now gun cameras? Some police trying them out … – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Monday, October 16, 2017

A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers’ guns, saying it may offer a better view of officer-involved shootings than body cameras. Some law enforcement officials and civil rights groups are skeptical. Among the cons, they point out, is that gun cameras start recording only after weapons are removed from holsters and won’t capture what…

Fujifilm Australia’s knocking up to $1300 on some of its best cameras and lenses – TechRadar

Monday, October 16, 2017

Fujifilm Australia is rolling out the Christmas discounts super-early this year, with the camera-maker announcing a cashback promotion that could save you up to $1,300, which runs until January 7, 2018.  The offer includes up to $300 cashback on selected mirrorless cameras and X-series lenses, up to $700 on selected GF-series lenses and up to $1,300 cashback on one of Fujifilm’s best medium-format pro cameras when purchased together with a…

Editorial: Sheriff’s Department makes a wise decision to use body cameras – Buffalo News

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mike Sluberski has it exactly right. The Erie County sheriff’s deputy has noticed an improvement in the conduct of some of the citizens who interact with him at the Rath Building in downtown Buffalo, and he understands the protection that it provides him against allegations of misconduct. “When it comes down to a ‘he said, she said,’ it’s right there.” It is. Body cameras can help protect good officers from…

NEW: Proposed Jupiter police body cameras have added intriguing detail – MyPalmBeachPost

Monday, October 16, 2017

JUPITER — Body cameras could be on the chests of Jupiter officers by December — making it the ninth police agency in Palm Beach County to use the wallet-sized devices. Included in the $880,000 proposal would be Tasers with holsters. When the Taser is taken out of the holsters, it would automatically turn on all body worn cameras within a 30-foot radius. …

CCTV cameras have brought down crimes: Chennai Police Commissioner – The Hindu

Monday, October 16, 2017

Chennai Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan on Saturday said the number of crimes had come down considerably wherever closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras were functioning. In view of the festival season, the city police have installed CCTV cameras and other electronic devices in several busy areas, including T. Nagar, Purasalwakkam and Sowcarpet. Cameras were set up on 20 streets in Pudupet. Mr. Viswanathan inaugurated the facility in the presence of Additional Commissioner…

Five signs your laptop is in trouble | Popular Science – Popular Science

Monday, October 16, 2017

5. Strange noises As a computer’s internal components begin to wear out, it can grow too old to function properly. Refusal to switch on is a sure sign of hardware issues. But you should also keep an ear out for strange and repeated noises coming from the depths of your laptop, because these can indicate that hardware failure is imminent. When you hear these sounds, immediately save your data to…

Taliban Deny Fighters Raped American Hostage and Killed Baby – New York Times

Monday, October 16, 2017

When Ms. Coleman was about to deliver the child, Mr. Mujahid said, there were no doctors in the area where they were being held. “One female child was naturally miscarried,” Mr. Mujahid said. “No one has intentionally killed the child or carried out any other abuse on them. If that was our plan, they would not have gone home with three children.” Many questions about the family’s travels to Afghanistan,…

QB Colin Kaepernick files grievance for collusion against NFL owners – ESPN

Monday, October 16, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance under the latest collective bargaining agreement against NFL owners for collusion, according to his attorney, Mark Geragos. Kaepernick is not going through the NFL Players Association but has instead hired Geragos, who has represented several high-profile clients, including Michael Jackson, former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield and musician Chris Brown. Proving collusion by NFL owners…

Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake injuring multiple people, police say – CBS News

Monday, October 16, 2017

KENNER, La. — A Louisiana police department says an oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish. The Times-Picayune reports that Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor said Sunday evening that rescue boats are being sent from the Kenner Boat Launch, and that officials with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office are assisting. McGregor says there were “a lot of injuries” with at least six confirmed and more…

For Weinstein, a Brush With the Police, Then No Charges – New York Times

Monday, October 16, 2017

In the end, the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., announced he would not press charges. Once the criminal case was closed, Mr. Weinstein silenced Ms. Battilana with a substantial payment. The case demonstrates how Mr. Weinstein, with ample funds and influence, was able to assemble a counterstrike against the sex crime investigation using the weapons available to the powerful. It also highlights the challenges such cases pose, even…

The Latest: Election tally shows Austria turning right – Washington Post

Monday, October 16, 2017

VIENNA — The Latest on Austria’s general election (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Austria’s Interior Ministry says nearly completed final returns show the center-right party headed by Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz won the national election, putting the 31-year old on track to become Europe’s youngest leader. Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Kurz’s People’s Party received 31.4 percent of Sunday’s vote, a gain of more than 7 percentage points from the…

Best Laptops Winter 2017: Speed Spikes On Intel 8th Gen Quad Core – Forbes

Monday, October 16, 2017

Credit: Hewlett-Packard HP Spectre 13: HP says it will squeeze a quad-core 8th Gen processor into a 0.4-inch thick chassis. If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your laptop, now’s (really) the time to make the move. Mainstream 13-inch-class laptops running Intel’s 8th Generation Core processors will be fast — a lot faster than anything before. Typically, Intel mobile quad-core processors have been 45 watts and restricted to larger, high-performance laptops…

Five signs your laptop is in trouble – Popular Science

Monday, October 16, 2017

5. Strange noises As a computer’s internal components begin to wear out, it can grow too old to function properly. Refusal to switch on is a sure sign of hardware issues. But you should also keep an ear out for strange and repeated noises coming from the depths of your laptop, because these can indicate that hardware failure is imminent. When you hear these sounds, immediately save your data to…

Microsoft’s New Android Invasion Has Started – Forbes

Monday, October 16, 2017

Following on from Joe Belfiore’s announcement that Windows 10 For Mobile has been effectively killed (security updates and patches will continue, but there will be no new features added), there has been a renewed online interest in Redmond’s mobile software. This has been helped by two major software announcements last week that potentially pushes Microsoft’s mobile vision into the hands of hundreds of millions of consumers. Microsoft PR Microsoft advertises…

Tired of the office? Microsoft builds treehouses for its employees – MarketWatch

Monday, October 16, 2017

There’s no daydreaming about being outside at Microsoft Corp.’s new meeting spaces. You literally are in the great outdoors. Last week, Microsoft MSFT, +0.48%   unveiled a network of treehouses on its Redmond, Wash., campus, as part…

BMW X3 2018 first drive: It’s certainly not beautiful, but it grows on you – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, October 16, 2017

Overdrive it though, and after an adroit turn-in the tyres squirm and it has a top-heavy yaw, which feels horrible. This is the handling writing cheques the high-riding, heavyweight nature of an SUV can’t honour. If you are looking for fine handling and fast distribution of lots of stuff, BMW produces a more than adequate 5-series Touring estate. The X3 rides nicely over broken surfaces, even the M40i on its…