The Story of Kodak Motion Picture Film

Film Is Not Dead

Why do some filmmakers still shoot on film? We followed the film from Kodak's headquarters to the big screen to find out.

Film Issue
Knowledge beyond the tech

The Case Against the DIY Home Theater

You can buy the best speakers and projectors out there, but as the experts we consulted will tell you, there's a lot to consider with the room itself.

Understanding the Stat Sheet

Home Theater Terms, Explained by the Experts

Foot-lamberts, 4k, Dolby Atmos and more -- these are the terms you need to know (and the ones you can ignore) for constructing your awesome home theater.

Home Theater Issue
Reassessing the classic home theater faceoff

Projector or TV: Is It Even a Contest?

Cost per inch of screen. It's the kind of fuzzy value calculation that warms many home theater shoppers to the idea of buying a projector in the first place. But is it really that simple?

Forest-to-Table

Viewfinder: Who We Are

"Who We Are" follows Donnie Vincent and his team of hunters through the Northwest Territories, 20 miles south of the Arctic Circle, drawn to the wilderness by an irresistible yearning.

Sportsman Issue
14.7 Million Pixels

Apple 27-Inch iMac with 5K Retina Display

The screen is the star of this new all-in-one 27-inch iMac. Its pixel count -- 14.7 million pixels at 218 PPI -- is currently the highest for any computer in the world, making it vital for anyone who works in design or graphics and wants an edge. Of course, if you have $2,499 and want something gorgeous, that's a good reason too.

The Bluetooth Doorman

August Smart Lock

This stylish aluminum smart lock works with your old-fashioned deadlock and your newfangled smartphone. It gives you the weighty responsibility of controlling who can enter your home, along with the convenience of automatic locking and unlocking via Bluetooth. Another bold step towards 21st century home security.

Arbiter of good stories

Viewfinder: Stuffmaker

"Stuffmaker" sounds vague, even a little conceited. But artist Mac Premo does just that.

A Wicked Ride in the Western Sierras

Viewfinder: James Kelly’s Downhill American Dream

For most people, the American dream is owning a nice house or making a comfortable living. James ‘The American Dream’ Kelly lives a little differently -- his dream involves whipping by traffic at 50 mph on a skateboard.

Forest-to-Table

Viewfinder: Who We Are

"Who We Are" follows Donnie Vincent and his team of hunters through the Northwest Territories, 20 miles south of the Arctic Circle, drawn to the wilderness by an irresistible yearning.

Sportsman Issue

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