Stories by Dave Johnson

Add a view to your vacation photos

It seems that no matter where you go on vacation, there's some sort of airplane or helicopter tour available to let you get a better view. In fact, as you read these words, I plan to be on vacation, booking a sightseeing charter on a small plane some...

Make a stop-motion movie, part 2

Peter Jackson's epic remake of King Kong was pretty good, as far as that sort of thing goes. The movie includes every conceivable special effect; it represents a sincere homage to the original source material; and it features surprisingly good acting...

Make a stop-motion movie in 30 minutes or less

I grew up loving classic stop-motion animation -- stuff like Gumby cartoons and classic Ray Harryhausen movies like Clash of the Titans. And over the years, I've tinkered with making my own. The problem? Stop-motion animation takes a long time. It's ...

Do it yourself photo projects

Many years ago, when my wife decided to follow in my footsteps and become a scuba diver, I lovingly joked that she was mostly interested in buying all the accessories. In turn, she remarked that the only reason I was a photographer is because there's...

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Lexar® Professional 1800x microSDHC™/microSDXC™ UHS-II cards 

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I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

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Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

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Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga 910

For me, the Xbox Play Anywhere is a great new feature as it allows you to play your current Xbox games with higher resolutions and better graphics without forking out extra cash for another copy. Although available titles are still scarce, but I’m sure it will grow in time.

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

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