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Australian startup Snappr could be the Uber of photography, but photographers aren’t happy

Snappr wants to make photo shoots “quick and snappy," but not all photographers are happy with it. The complaints stem from a set pricing model that lowballs established professionals with unsustainable rates.

Spare your camera gear from rain and snow with this extremely cheap trick

Photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj shows how a simple plastic bag and a rubber band can be used to protect your camera gear for less than a dollar, eliminating the need to carry around those heavy plastic protectors.
Cool Tech

3D printing lets blind mothers ‘see’ ultrasounds of their unborn babies

A Polish company called In Utero 3D is 3D-printing bas-relief images of the unborn children of blind parents-to-be so they can have the experience of 'seeing' their ultrasound images during pregnancy.

Collection of 7,500 vintage baseball photos could fetch $1 million at auction

Charles M. Conlon is one of the most prolific sports photographers of all time, and now a collection of his life’s work – some 7,462 original negatives – is up for auction. It is expected to pull in more than $1 million.

Samsung promises the upcoming CF791 monitor will out-curve the competition

In a video outlining Samsung’s monitor lineup for late 2016, the Korean electronics giant has shown off the latest in monitor technology: deep curves. The CF791 is, according to Samsung, the curviest monitor in the world. It…

Industry’s first whole-body editor shows a portrait is more than just a pretty face

PortraitPro Body aims to streamline whole body edits with simplified tools. With options from slimming down to beefing up, the program includes a mix of extreme edits and more subtle adjustments.

With new automatic transfers, Google Wallet users no longer have to ‘cash out’

As part of its ongoing attempt to make it easier than ever to pay -- and more importantly, get paid -- Google has updated its Google Wallet mobile app to allow for automatic transfers to your bank account.

Spotify reportedly punishing artists who release exclusives on other streaming services

Spotify is making quite clear the extent of its jealousy in the face of competitors, as per a Bloomberg report that claims "Spotify has been retaliating against musicians who introduce new material exclusively" on other services.

Prestige ColorPic lets you see what your walls would look like with a fresh coat of paint

Don't just imagine what new color your walls should be. Actually see it. And not just in your mind's eye either, but rather on your phone. It's all possible with a new app from Prestige Paints called ColorPic.

Trends with Benefits: Butt-blimp crashes, Tesla’s speed crown, edible batteries 29:47

Tesla claims quickest car in the world, WhatsApp gets less private, the world's largest aircraft crashed on its second flight, IFA is coming, and we found a battery you can eat.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams: ‘Don’t Breathe’ sees the light, Justice League goes Dark

This week, we'll go down the comic book rabbit hole with the Justice League Dark movie, Dark Universe; discuss the weekend's biggest movie, Don't Breathe; chat about new Guardians of the Galaxy concept art; and explore the problem…

New app Nookhub offers valet parking for your bike

There are tricks to locking up that can make your bike less likely to get stolen, but no lock is invulnerable. Where it's parked is key. Nookhub, a new app, offers cyclists a place to park their precious ride that's as secure as it gets.