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Sony launches new website dedicated to Alpha camera users

For both long-time users and newcomers, Sony has launched a new website dedicated to its Alpha-series cameras. Called Alpha Universe, the community-based site features tips and tricks, stories, profiles, events listings, and other related content.

Photography

Google’s new Street View app lets you add panoramic imagery and browse collections

Whether you're an armchair traveler or someone who loves to get out there and explore, Google's new Street View app has something for everyone. The new Android and iOS software offers a collection of fabulous curated content, and even lets you contribute.

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Forget bird’s eye views, see with cat’s eyes with Cat Street View in Hiroshima

Prayers have been answered and hard work has paid off, as the Hiroshima Prefecture has released "Hiroshima cat’s street view," which is, as its name suggests, a daring look into street life from the eyes of a cat.

Photography

BMW announces smart home apps and more at IFA 2015

At the 2015 IFA Show, BMW announced integration of Samsung's SmartThings system, a new version of its i Remote app for Samsung smartwatches, and other tech projects and initiatives.

Cars

iPhone 6S and 6C rumors: Rumored 5MP front cam would take stellar selfies

Apple may have recently launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but news of the iPhone 6S and an iPhone 6C are already on its way. Here is all the key information we think we know so far, including specs, and a possible release date.

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U.S. Department of Energy is building a car-sized digital camera with a 3.2 gigapixel resolution

The U.S. Department of Energy is building a 3.2-gigapixel camera for the upcoming Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). The camera will capture stunning high-resolution images of the southern sky from its Chilean location.

Cool Tech

HP’s Instant Ink knows when your printer is out before you do, sends you new ones

HP offers a convenience that automatically sends out replacement ink cartridges when your printer is running low. The company is highlighting its Instant Ink subscription-based program with new Envy and OfficeJet models.

Photography

Get more out of your GoPro with these tips and tricks

Got a new GoPro Hero camera? There's so much more to it than just mounting it to your bike helmet. Shoot like a professional with these simple GoPro tips and tricks.

Photography

GoPro adds in-camera editing for creating short clips for sharing

You don't have to wait until you get home to share your GoPro videos. A new feature, Video Trim + Share, lets you create short clips of exciting moments, and share it instantly from your smartphone.

Photography

With disposable cameras, London’s homeless capture city through their eyes

What happens when you give 100 disposable cameras to London's homeless? You get unique perspectives from the eyes of an often marginalized group. Cafe Art, a homeless support group, plans to turn those photos into a calendar via Kickstarter.

Photography

Stories you missed this week: Wiz Khalifa ‘hoverboard’ arrest, the next Hummer

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. We've got news of Apple's iPhone 6S September 9 event and more.

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Wanna store half a terabyte of photos? You can with this MicroSD card … ‘technically’

The Microdia Xtra Elite MicroSD card features a staggering 512GB of storage and an even more shocking $1,000 price tag. That's a lot of money, but this card is the largest of its kind to date. Now the question is, when will we see it?

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How to use manual mode on the LG G4 and take amazing pictures

The LG G4 is one of the best smartphones of 2015, partly due to the built-in camera. Here's our guide on how to better utilize the camera's manual components, whether shooting JPEGS or in Raw.

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When he’s not on stage, Moby seeks out ‘happy accidents’ behind a camera

When Moby isn’t making electronic music, he’s behind the camera lens trying to photograph familiar scenes in new ways and capture “happy accidents.”

Photography

Want to fly to North Korea’s shiny new airport? No you don’t. But here’s how

The newest state-of-the-art airport is in … Pyongyang? North Korea just built a new terminal, but few will ever see it. If you want to, here’s how.

Photography

Peak Design just made changing lenses fast and easy with this tool

Hate swapping lenses while on the go? The CaptureLENS from Peak Design lets you switch glass easily, quickly, and safety. The two-sided mounting system is available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony E-mount cameras.

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Canon’s new 35mm lens has highest level of chromatic aberration correction

Chromatic aberration is one of the most difficult things to correct in a lens. Using a newly developed lens element, Canon says its new 35mm EF L-series lens has the highest level of chromatic aberration correction of any lens for sharper images.

Photography

No more cropping: Instagram now lets you post landscapes and portraits

Wish you didn't have to crop a photo for Instagram? The photo-sharing social network now lets you post photos in landscape or portrait orientations, in addition to the square. It also applies to videos.

Photography

New Flipagram camera feature lets you create real-time videos to favorite tunes

Flipagram's new Music Video Camera lets you create short clips to popular music, in real-time. The feature allows users to easily record themselves lip-syncing to favorite tunes – a popular trend on social media, Flipagram says.

Photography

Are selfies leading to a lice epidemic among teens?

The National Pediculosis Association told the Huffington Post that while lice can be found across the nation, there's no evidence to suggest that it's disproportionately affecting teenagers who really like their front-facing cameras.

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Fresh from Japan, Canon's M3 is the mirrorless cam devotees have been waiting for

Canon is bringing its EOS M3 to the U.S. and, finally, it has a proper mirrorless camera in its lineup. The M3 uses Canon’s latest 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, and faster…

  • Pros: Terrific still image quality , Faster autofocusing than…
  • Cons: Video frame rate only 30p , Some noticeable issues with…

Facebook Moments update makes it easy to create and share music video of your pictures

Today's update to the Facebook Moments app might entice you to finally try it out. Share pictures with your friends and the app will automatically create a mini music video from the collection.

Social Media

Turn digital photos Into creative art with a blender pen

Looking for an easy crafts project for your photos? A blender pen lets you transfer laser- or photocopy-printed images onto any surface, from paper to wood and fabric.

Photography

Google Maps now detects and prompts you to share photos of food

A new feature of Google Maps automatically detects pictures of food and prompts users to share, upload, and tag them. It's part of Google's effort to fill gaps in its database of local businesses.

Mobile

Sony’s latest RX100 compact can slow down time like no other camera

Like its predecessors, Sony’s new RX100 IV is a pricey pocket camera. But the premium price gets you cutting-edge components and features that weren’t available before.

  • Pros: 1-inch, 20.1MP “stacked” CMOS sensor , Outstanding…
  • Cons: Even pricier than before , Limited focal range , Mediocre…

This iOS app and motion tracker can auto-edit your sports video and overlay metrics

No one wants to come home from along but awesome day to edit the footage of said awesome day into a jealousy inducing reel. Feeling the burn and recording the footage is the fun part, and Blast Motion lets you do to that; it's a fitness tracker and video…

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