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9 May

To Upgrade Or Not To Upgrade To The Mark IV

Canon's 5D series of DSLRs has been a cult favorite, serving full-frame photographer to a larger, wider audience while transforming the video market with Full HD video capture. Building on the features and performance of the Mark III, the EOS 5D Mark IV is really quite special. Here's how it matches up with the Mark III.                   1. Sensor There wasn't much of a difference in terms of resolution between the Mark II and the Mark III – from 21.1MP to 22.3MP – but the IV boasts a 31.7MP sensor that outputs images at an effective 30.4MP; and according to Canon, it's a brand new design. Worth the upgrade? Yes. 2. Expanded Sensitivity With a new sensor, the Mark IV has a slightly broader native ISO...
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14 Feb

Workouts for Couples – Get Fit With Your Honey

You each have different fitness goals. Whether it's weight loss, gaining muscle mass, toning, or just having more energy, here are workouts that will suit both of you, and, best of all, are fun to do together. We've also included, of course, some couples kits to track your progress, and maybe even get in a little friendly competition. Dumbbell Romanian Deadlifts: 6 sets, 4 reps, 30s rest Stand and hold a barbell. Keep your back neutral, push your hips backwards, and descend until you feel a stretch in your hamstrings. Return to your starting position. TRX Pushups: 6 sets, 4 reps, 30s rest With TRX handles, get in a pushup position with hands shoulder-width apart. Grab TRX handles and get in a pushup position with...
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12 Apr

Get Ready For Summer With These Waterproof Fitness Trackers

Summer awaits. Get fit with our newest waterproof fitness trackers to transition straight from the gym to the beach. The Polar V800 is an advanced multisport GPS watch for serious sports enthusiasts and professional athletes who want to reach peak performance. Create detailed goals for different types of training and sync them to your V800 to get real-time guidance during workouts. Try It Now   Ray is Misfit’s most minimal and versatile tracker. It delivers the fitness and sleep tracking you need to stay motivated, including steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, activity tagging, and sleep duration and quality. It also never needs charging and is water-resistant to 50 meters, so it can be worn constantly. That means more data, better insights, and more powerful...
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10 Mar

SF Band Eyes on the Shore Takes Lumoid Listen

We hung out with the founding members of San Francisco-based band, Eyes on the Shore, to learn more about their music, and of course to try our audio gear. Get 20% off any audio home try ons from now until 3/15 with code: LISTEN20! Eyes on the Shore consists of bassist Kayhan Golkar, lead guitarist Antrom Kury, lead vocalist and guitarist Cory Tauber, drummer Erik Huang, and keyboardist Kevin McCann. Though they tend to gravitate towards rock and roll with a rhythmically charged foundation, they also feature surf/ spy/ western influenced flair. Listen to their latest single below! Eyes on the Shore with the Marshall Stanmore. Golkar wearing the Audeze LCD-3. Kury working with the Sennheiser HD 800. Tauber listening to music with the Audeze LCDX. Kury working and listening to music on the Devialet...
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23 Feb

The Science of Sleep: Snoozing Affects Your Health More Than You Think

Go ahead and snooze. The importance of sleep is often overlooked, and goes beyond banishing eye-circles and boosting your mood. It is critical for health, and yet, most of us aren't getting enough of it. Here are some stats and ways to help you sleep soundly and more effectively so you can be the best you.   Each time we check our email or social media and find a new piece of information, we get a shot of dopamine—a chemical our brains release to simulate pleasure. According to a Pew study, 83% of millenials sleep with their phones nearby, listlessly refreshing email, even when it's way past bedtime. Fitbit Charge HR Battle tech insomnia with tech! Record your sleep in "sensitive mode" for detailed sleep reporting including...
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16 Feb

Lumoid Goes To WPPI 2016

We're going to WPPI this year, and we're doing it big with over $2,000 worth of goodies to give away at our booth, and a GRAND PRIZE to one winner. For a chance to win, all you have to do is visit our booth at WPPI and enter enter the contest! In addition to sponsored gifts from our partners, one lucky WPPI attendee will win their choice of a: Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens Sony 70-200mm f/4 lens Come by our Booth #1474 and take a spin on our prize wheel. There's plenty of prizes to go around; we'll also be giving away gift cards, Lumoid swag, and goodies from other awesome companies! Stay tuned for more giveaway announcements coming up by subscribing to our newsletter,...
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