The Direct app would replace the current Inbox on the Instagram app, doing for Instagram what the Facebook Messenger app did for Facebook on mobile.
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mobileDec 1, 2017 at 21:25
A rarity in the world of phones, the new high-end Samsung flip phone can switch between an F1.5 and F2.4 aperture to capture more of the background when it senses there's enough light.
mobileNov 9, 2017 at 18:50
Google has released a Saturated mode to 'fix' the dull colors issue on the Pixel 2 XL smartphone. Find out why we think this was a step in the wrong direction, but likely only an intermediate solution before a more proper fix.
Oct 26, 2017 at 15:54
After a successful first round of sales, Snapchat ordered hundreds of thousands more of its Spectacles camera glasses... then demand tanked.
mobileOct 17, 2017 at 14:30
Google's Visual Core is an Image Signal Processor designed to power and accelerate HDR+ processing and other imaging tasks in the new Pixel 2 devices (and beyond).
camera newsOct 3, 2017 at 22:12
The Insta360 Pro 8K is the first camera to get Google's Street View certification, and one of only 4 that Google will certify as "Auto" ready, meaning you can use it to capture 360° photos while driving and add them to Google Street View.
Sep 22, 2017 at 16:36
Kodak's new Facebook Messenger chatbot is trying to bring back the 'Kodak Moment' by digging up your old social media photos and trying to sell you prints and custom coffee mugs.
Sep 15, 2017 at 22:14
The announcement date is set! Google will reveal their next generation Pixel phones—their response to Apple's shiny new iPhone X—on October 4th. Let the smartphone camera wars begin.
Sep 1, 2017 at 15:09
Instagram's latest update lets you view its popular Snapchat clone "Stories" on desktop or mobile browsers. And soon you'll be able to upload to Stories from mobile web, too.
Aug 31, 2017 at 18:40
The Instagif Camera is a custom creation that looks just like an old Polaroid One Step, except instead of instant photos it instantly 'prints' animated GIFs.
Aug 21, 2017 at 03:00
If you're shooting the solar eclipse here's a hint: don't fry your camera's sensor. Use a proper solar filter that offers at least 16 stops of light filtration, along with UV and IR filtering. More important? Don't look at it unless you've got solar filters. Sensors can be replaced, your retinas can't.
mobileAug 14, 2017 at 17:26
The Google Camera app exclusive to the company's own Pixel phone has been unofficially ported to other Android devices. If you're willing to take the risk of installing, you can now use features like HDR+ on the Galaxy S8, LG G6, OnePlus 5, and more.
Jul 18, 2017 at 17:34
Japan's space agency has released an adorable floating drone ball on the International Space Station, and for the first time ever we get to see what's it's been recording.
Jul 11, 2017 at 15:18
Red has big plans for the modular Hydrogen One smartphone. In a patent filed late last year, the company shows plans for the ultimate modular camera system, with a phone at its core.
Jun 7, 2017 at 23:10
The Verge interviews the man whose 'This is Not Porn' website showcases rare celebrity photos, notably from Bond and Star Wars films. Don't worry, they're work safe.
Jun 5, 2017 at 23:43
Windshield glare has made facial recognition of border crossers in cars tricky, but Lytro-like cameras might solve the problem.
Jun 1, 2017 at 21:34
Worst video game ever?
May 26, 2017 at 18:32
There's a new Spiderman movie coming out and the poster been generating a lot of online chatter. Mostly about how it looks like the creation of a fevered teenager that just discovered Photoshop.
May 23, 2017 at 08:00
Boundary's Prima 'fully modular' backpack is expandable to 30L and has a removable camera case and tablet sleeve. Early Kickstarter backers can get one for $189.
May 15, 2017 at 22:28
As annoying as the premise is, it's actually kind of hard to hate this upbeat ad.
May 12, 2017 at 17:30
Ticketmaster's used 3D wireframe models and photos to show you exactly what you're getting, with the exception that you still don't know how tall or obnoxiously drunk your neighbors will be.
mobileMay 8, 2017 at 19:22
Apple will go above and beyond the typical one-year warranty for its iPad accessory keyboard due to hardware issues.
May 5, 2017 at 22:39
How much can you charge for a single image? If you're Kendall Jenner, a whole lot.
May 5, 2017 at 22:28
The 'Holographic Navigation Platform' is a mixed-reality platform for surgeons that uses Microsoft's HoloLens to project useful information during surgery.
mobileMay 4, 2017 at 18:57
You should probably still get her a card too.
Feb 17, 2017 at 09:00
Microsoft has released a free, open source simulator to help engineers test – and yes, repeatedly crash – drones in a photo-realistic environment. Read more
Nov 5, 2016 at 08:00
When Apple released its new MacBook Pro last week, many buyers were up in arms about the removal of ports and an SD card slot. To help appease them, Apple has reduced the price of several dongles and a USB-C card reader. Read more
camera newsSep 28, 2016 at 18:26
Kano is looking for funding on Kickstarter for a DIY camera kit designed to help anyone learn about photography hardware and software. Read more
video newsAug 3, 2016 at 12:00
And you thought 4K television was a long way off – Japan's NHK has started broadcasting 8K content on a new 'Super Hi-Vision' satellite channel. Read more
mobileAug 2, 2016 at 18:39
Juha Alakarhu is the latest Microsoft engineer to leave that company's mobile devision, returning to Nokia as it looks more and more likely that Microsoft will abandon its mobile hardware business. Read more
camera newsApr 13, 2016 at 01:34
Facebook has introduced the Surround 360, which captures 3D, 360 degree video using a total of seventeen cameras, all with global shutters. Equally notable is the fact that Facebook will be making both the camera design and processing software open source to encourage developers to improve the product. Read more
Nov 6, 2014 at 20:34
Lytro has opened its doors to outside companies with a Lytro Development Kit (LDK), giving the likes of NASA and the Department of Defense - two of its first customers - access to its light field technology hardware and software. This is part of its Lytro Platform, and it starts at $20,000 USD. Read more
Oct 28, 2014 at 05:17
Microsoft has announced that all users subscribed to Office 365 will begin to see their OneDrive cloud storage upgraded to unlimited space for no additional cost. The new change will begin rolling out over the next few months to subscribers of the Home, Personal, and University editions. Read more
Jul 31, 2014 at 00:30
A group of big name Hollywood directors has nudged studio executives into talks with Kodak, negotiating a deal that would keep the company's movie film in production. With support from the likes of Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, and J.J. Abrams, the deal would see studios commit to buying a certain amount of film from Kodak for the next few years. Read more
Aug 28, 2013 at 18:47
Mumbai-based photo journalist and camera collector Dilish Parekh has been entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for the second time. The previous record holder? Parekh himself. His collection has now grown to 4,425 antique cameras, ranging from Leica to Voigtlander. Learn more about his stockpile of cameras after the link.
Aug 11, 2013 at 00:18
What's the safest way to get close up photos of lions on the Serengeti? Send in a robot. And an aerial drone. That's what photographer Michael Nichols and his team did, producing incredible images for a National Geographic feature. From a nearby car, Nichols and crew directed a small remote-controlled robot outfitted with a Canon camera toward lion prides as they hunted, slept and well, do everything lions do. And we do mean everything.
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