If Porsche were a person, it would be the student with the unique name in a class full of Davids and Brittanys. “Porsch?” the substitute teacher questions, every time, after smoothly going down the list otherwise. “Porsch? P—ortch?” “Here,” Porsche would say after a few tries, not bothering to tell this person it’s pronounced “Porsch-uh,” (or is it?) because they’ll only be around for a day anyway. The tired, tired folks at Porsche, which opened its first office in the German city of Stuttgart in 1931, got so sick of people pronouncing the company’s name wrong that they published a 16-second video on YouTube about two years ago telling everybody, for the last time, that it’s “Porsch-uh.” Problem solved, at the time. If you do what corporations tell you to do. Now, two years later, Porsche’s gone and confused everyone again with its new electric car, the Taycan, which moved from the … [Read more...] about Porsche Once Again Has to Teach People How to Pronounce Its Car Names
Canon’s most recent DSLRs manage to pack a wealth of tricks and customisations into their small bodies. Even models aimed at a more junior audience are now far more capable than we would expect, but the flipside of this is that there’s a good chance they’re not quite set up to your liking straight out if the box. In other words, a little tweaking and digging around the menus can get them working smarter for you. From shooting faster and getting more accurate colours in camera to knowing your batteries and having the control you need to hand, here’s what you need to know to get your EOS DSLR working as best as possible. We’ve based this on the recent EOS 6D Mark II model, but these tips will be equally applicable to many of Canon’s other DSLRs.1. Retain warmth with the Ambience Priority optionWhen you consider that it has to adjust itself for every image you take, you realise just how much of a godsend auto white balance is, but there may be a … [Read more...] about 10 ways to supercharge your Canon DSLR camera
For many of us, winter can seem like a pretty miserable time for photography. Sure, there's the potential for some stunning landscapes with the sun low in the sky, but with limited daylight and work getting in the way for most people, that's not always practical or possible.With Christmas though you've got all this time off from work and you just want to get out there and take pictures. However, with family visits and other commitments, it's not always possible to disappear off to your favourite location with your camera kit. Photography though is like an itch for most of us, especially if you've got a new camera or accessory you want to try, so what do you do?Well, we've got six great Christmas photography ideas for you to try over the holidays that you can do either at home or nearby. You don't have to do them all and you don't have to do them in any particular order, but they're all pretty straightforward and they might give you some inspiration to go off at a … [Read more...] about 6 festive photo ideas to try this Christmas
Quick Navigation What Is It and How To Use Google Cloud PrintHow Do You Print With Your Cloud Printer?What Makes Google Cloud Print Unique?Why Google Cloud Print Is Good for BusinessesCan You Utilize Google Print Cloud in Schools?PricingPublic PerceptionHow It ComparesWhat We Think Printing can be a hassle. If you receive a document on your phone, you have to transfer the files, open them up on a computer linked to a printer and print from there. While it is an annoyance, most people put up with it. After all, the options may seem limited at best. Google Cloud Print is a platform that helps take the trouble out of printing.It allows you to manage printing through use of the internet. You are not limited to the computer that you linked to your printer. Instead, you are able to send the print jobs from a variety of devices. This includes your mobile phone, tablet or laptop. Essentially, you have an app where you can manage files for printing. You can even choose which printers to which … [Read more...] about How To Use Google Cloud Print: What Is It And How Does It Work?
So you're decorating your Christmas tree. But why settle for regular old lighting draped around its branches, when you can make the most of your smart home setup for a more interactive Christmas decoration?The likes of smart switches and smart light bulbs have given us more freedom over our home than ever, allowing us to control devices and light output from our smartphones, over the internet and even via voice commands.You don’t need to buy much tech either, although for more complex tasks you may want to splash out on a few more gadgets to make your Christmas tree even smarter.Read on to find out how you can make your own smart Christmas tree to wow your guests and family this festive season.One particularly cool thing you can do is make your Christmas tree lights turn on when your Christmas presents are out for delivery. While Santa doesn’t email to let you know when he’s dropping off gifts, the likes of Amazon, Ebay and other online stores do.By using an … [Read more...] about How to make a smart internet-connected Christmas tree