Tag: software

The future of photography is computational

The popularity of smartphones is pushing computational photography forward. Computational photography relies more on sensors, image processors as well as algorithms to create accurate and attractive photos and videos.

One month with the Google Home assistant

By Gadjo Sevilla

Google’s mission statement is to, ‘organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.’ In the past, this was usually done through the Google search bar, Google Home is the next step. With voice being the main way to interact with the service, getting Google Home to do things or access information becomes more conversational.

Back-to-School Buyer’s Guide – Software and Services

Hardware like notebooks and 2-in-1 devices are essential tools but what really powers these devices is the technology, programs and services that can help students and educators make the most of their time in class.

Tax software and apps that put filing in your hands

By Ted Kritsonis

April may be the month that rings in the spring, but it’s also tax season, that time of year where one looks forward to a healthy return or dreads having to pay even more. Much of this process has now become digitized, with a host of software programs and apps.

Review: Noiseless can help salvage grainy photos

By Ted Kritsonis

Noise, especially in low-light or nighttime photos, can take away from their beauty and composition, and thus requiring stringent editing to smooth everything out. Macphun’s Noiseless is desktop software that aims to do that in a way that even beginners can manage with ease. With a user-friendly interface and real-time results, it’s an impressive program that delivers more often than not.