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Outstanding pictures by young photographers for competition

Selection of photos from international student photography competition supported by 7dayshop.com. The Guernsey Photography Festival has unveiled the shortlists for the categories of its student competition – both international and Channel Islands – after receiving hundreds of entries of an exceptionally high standard. The pictures offer a glimpse into the future of photography and some of these artists could become famous in the future. The competition is also supported by 7dayshop’s sister company snapmad.com – which offers high quality canvas prints, real…

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Nokia phones to make a comeback…

As long as there’s snake, people will be happy Nokia mobile phones are coming back from the dead. The news was confirmed by the Finnish firm’s chief executive, Rajeev Suri, at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, reported the cnet technology news site. Nokia was THE mobile phone maker for many back in the 1990s and 2000s – with their phones proving a massive hit, although the company failed to keep up with the smartphone revolution. NEED A…

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Your next smartphone could have a touchscreen that you can use with WET fingers

New technology could end the nightmare of touchscreens going crazy when they get a bit of water on them. LCD manufacturer Japan Display Inc has begun making what it calls second generation “Pixel Eyes” LCD modules for premium mobile products that require high performance. Using a new sensor structure and new materials, the new Pixel Eyes display even works with wet fingers. What's best: Apple, Android, Windows or Blackberry phones? It’s also possible to have thinner borders, deep black level and…

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The easy way to stream music from your phone via Bluetooth to NON-BLUETOOTH headphones and speakers

Receive and transmit music with this tiny, affordable gadget to and from non-Bluetooth and Bluetooth devices from Hi-Fi systems, TVs, speakers and more. Turn non-Bluetooth headphones, speakers and more into Bluetooth devices to stream music from your smartphone or transmit audio to Bluetooth headphones. Have you got a favourite pair of headphones, Hi-Fi system at home or perhaps the stereo in your car but can’t wirelessly stream music from your smartphone or tablet? Well, there’s a simple way to turn…

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Ultra wide-angle photography tips – 10 close-up pictures we love!

Amazing photos of swans that you have to see. Read on to see how how photographer Simon Anderson got these pictures (it includes using a fish tank). “I’m a keen amateur photographer who started at the early stages of digital with a 1-2 megapixel point and shoot. “Immediately drawn to being able to see the pictures on the back of the camera screen, I soon started buying camera magazines looking at awe at the amazing pictures that photographers were creating.…

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This LED light turns into camping lantern AND can charge your phone in an emergency

Stuck in a field somewhere and need your phone as the lights are fading and worried about it soon having no signs of life? A whisper of hope, maybe? Nope, there’s no need to feel blue, blue when you have a palm-sized LED light that transforms into a lantern and can provide that bit of emergency power for your device. Sound and vision This LED light provides good light. It can either be used as a spotlight or torch in compact mode –…

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The Evolution of iOS from iOS 1 – iOS 8 [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week saw the launch of the highly anticipated iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iWatch. Apple also announced that iOS 8, the operating system that will run both of the new iPhones will be made available for download on September 9th, 2014. In light of the evolutionary change of the iOS, we decided to dig a little deeper to the first ‘iPhone OS’ right through to it’s latest iteration iOS 8. It’s development both in the hardware and software front…

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