Category Archives: Ask Juan

Has the USA Smartphone Market Peaked? – Pocketnow

Has the USA smartphone market peaked? 80% of households in the US now have a smartphone, and the market is dominated by only two manufacturers. With India and China flexing more economic muscle, we’re seeing more competition overseas. Should we be concerned?

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Travel Tech Prep: The Best Battery for Your Trip?

Alternate title: WATT to look for when buying a battery. The best battery for your adventure? Technology is a crucial aspect to travel these days. We can barely survive a day without our phones, but if you’re in a foreign country, it’s even more difficult to get around if your phone is dead. Here a couple quick tips on how to shop for a good travel battery. Make sure you don’t get stranded! Pack MOAR POWER!

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#PNWeekly 260: A Podcast Five Years in the Making…

We’re all a little older, a few more wrinkles, a little less hair (except for Michael’s luscious locks), but we’re all still producing and talking about tech. The faces have changed, the players have moved around, but we’re all still reporting the story. Covering this week’s top news pieces, and taking a look back, join us for the five year anniversary of this podcast.

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360VLOG: Why your movie review probably isn’t Fair Use…

I’ve been threatening to shoot a video on this topic for a while. What better way to have a long boring chat about intellectual property than while dodging terrible traffic in Los Angeles? Here’s why your podcast or movie review probably isn’t really fair use.

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How to take better long exposure photos! Light painting, flowing water, light trails!

Long exposure shots aren’t difficult, they just require a little patience. Here are some easy tips and tricks for improving your long exposure photos from cameras and phones!

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Galaxy S8 Camera Tour!

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Juan’s a big old camera snob, so he had to spend a little time digging through the camera software on the Galaxy S8. What are his predictions for Samsung’s shooter? Let’s take a look!

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My Samsung Camera is DEAD, my lenses are useless, I’m bummed…

It’s dead Jim. I am without a camera, and replacing this busted shooter is a frustrating endeavor. Looks like it’s finally time to properly leave the Samsung NX system and start shopping a proper replacement…

I wrote a book! If you want to take your smartphone photography and video skills up a notch, you’ll want to read my book! ‘Take Better Photos: Smartphone Photography for Noobs!’ is now available – http://amzn.to/1LZMa52

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Windows 10 tips: Ads will come to your File Explorer, disable them now!

Oh Microsoft. I’m enjoying Windows 10 as a nicely refined OS, but turning pop-up tool tips into ads for your first party services is a big NO-NO. Now, Ads are coming to the File Explorer built into Windows, and here’s how you can disable them!

I wrote a book! If you want to take your smartphone photography and video skills up a notch, you’ll want to read my book! ‘Take Better Photos: Smartphone Photography for Noobs!’ is now available – http://amzn.to/1LZMa52

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