Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Personal Tech Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Tech We’re Using ByJada Yuan July 11, 2018 How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Jada Yuan, who is crisscrossing the globe as The Times’s 52 Places Traveler , discussed the tech she’s using. You are endlessly traveling, and you must have to pack light. What are the most crucial tech tools that you pack? Funny thing is, I’d be traveling much lighter if I weren’t dragging around so much tech! Because I’m carting all my own stuff and moving every four or five days, I have to think a lot about size and weight. My MacBook Pro and iPhone X are essentials, as are a Bluetooth keyboard (which I hook up to my phone to write articles when I don’t have my computer), a 2TB hard drive, and a USB-C dongle with multiple … [Read more...] about How the 52 Places Traveler Stays Charged While Chronicling the World
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Our 52 Places Traveler has spent the past five months on the road figuring out how to answer that question. Here are her most important takeaways on packing and ByJada Yuan June 27, 2018 YouVera Bradley duffels beloved by sorority sisters and grandmas nationwide? I dragged one with me for the first four legs of my impossible, wonderful 52 Places trip because it was the only luggage I owned that fit all the things I thought I needed. It went home just before I left the United States, which made up the first few legs of my trip, along with some 20 pounds of clothes, according to my luggage scale. (I eventually ditched that, too.) Blogs, travel writers, foreign correspondent friends, and flight attendants all gave me great advice, but the past five months of hopscotching through climates and national borders have been … [Read more...] about How Do You Pack for a Yearlong Trip?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Smarter Living Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByTerry Sullivan April 17, 2018 Not long ago, a filmmaker wouldn’t dream of shooting a movie on a phone because the quality was so inferior to what you could capture on pricier devices. But that’s changing. Consider this: The most recent project from the renowned American film director Steven Soderbergh, “Unsane,” was shot entirely on an iPhone. Today, there are lots of reasons everyone from pro photographers to amateur shutterbugs are using phones to shoot video projects. Like many of his peers, Christian Nachtrieb, a Boston-based corporate and wedding photographer, finds phones aren’t just continuing to improve in terms of quality, but they’re also extremely convenient. “It’s the readiness factor. Having a phone right in your pocket is a huge plus,” says Mr. … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Taking Great Video on Your Phone