What does this button do? A quick guide to understanding your camera’s controls

Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock Buying a camera with an interchangeable lens is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. Whether DSLR or mirrorless, these cameras offer superior image sensors and a bevy of features and adjustable settings. Even entry-level models have a confusing number of buttons and controls. Choosing a camera like this is not just about resolution, dynamic […]


The Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

The Nintendo Switch is already an impressive home game console and handheld system, but it can do even more with these peripherals and add-ons. Check out the best Switch accessories you can buy. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. The Nintendo Switch […]


With flip-out lenses, the Vuze XR transforms from 360- to 180-degree VR camera

Previous Next HumanEyes announced details on a new consumer 360-degree camera, the Vuze XR. It’s a compact, dual-lens camera with an integrated handle and a neat party trick: The back-to-back lenses can flip forward to transition from 360-degree two-dimensional video, to 180-degree three-dimensional video. The company’s previous Vuze VR camera (which we found to be […]

Emerging Tech

Moving around in zero gravity is hard. MIT’s solution? Spider-Man’s web shooter

[embedded content] In the mid-1980s, Spider-Man was removed from his usual New York environment and sent into space as part of Marvel Comics’ “Secret Wars” storyline. Jump forward to 2018 and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been researching optimal ways for astronauts to more easily move around in zero or microgravity conditions […]