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Google+ app review: The social network you’re not using gets better

Google+ got a huge update on the Web earlier this week, and now the Android app is getting its own revamping. New photography and location features lead the way on this update to Google's social networking tool.

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Yahoo enlivens Flickr with a Pinterest-esque redesign and 1TB of space

Answering the call to make it awesome again, Yahoo unveiled a redesigned Flickr that's more photo centric. To lure users back, Yahoo is also offering 1TB of storage.

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Samsung HMX-QF30 Review

The Samsung HMX-QF30 camcorder is designed for people who want an affordable, dedicated video recorder with midrange features like optical zoom with image stabilization. But…

  • Pros: Affordable Full HD video-capture solution , Wi-Fi…
  • Cons: Average video quality , Unresponsive touchscreen , Wi-Fi…

Worried about your dirty Snapchats being found? This app promises to clean ’em up

Worried about accidentally saving Snapchat data? New research says it's possible to recover snaps - but an update to Android app Clean Master is able to wipe this all off your phone.

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Hands on: Are Google’s new photo editing features a gimmick, or powerful software in disguise?

Despite Google's amazing claims, its new additions to Google+ photography won't take all the manual labor out of sorting and correcting your photos. We went hands on to put the features through their paces.

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Nikon 1 J3 Review

The Nikon 1 J3 is the latest in the Nikon 1 mirroless interchangeable lens camera (ILC) lineup. It features a 14.2-megapixel sensor, 10-30mm kit lens, and a light, stylish, and…

  • Pros: Light, compact stylish design , Great 3-inch 921k-Dot LCD…
  • Cons: Average lens (10-30mm f/3.5-5.6) , Lower quality images at…

Google+ Photos gets ‘auto awesome’ animated GIF feature and much more

Calling it a new photo experience that shows what can happen when Google is your darkroom, Google Senior VP Vic Gundotra shows off the new photo tools in the revamped Google+.

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Cat Fancy: What happens when you hire an ‘esteemed cat photographer’ into your home

What happens when you hire Chanan, a famous cat photographer, for an in-home session? Sometimes, it doesn't always go according to plan. A writer talks about his experience.

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Add a 5-megapixel camera module to your Raspberry Pi for $25

Forget about emulating retro games or managing your bike's headlight. This official camera from the Raspberry Pi Foundation can help your Model A or B mini-computer capture 5-megapixel stills and 1080p videos at up to 30 fps.

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Nikon pumps up mirrorless 1-system with fastest interchangeable lens to date

Nikon's new 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 is not only the fastest 1-system lens to date, it's the first to have a silent motor, manual focus ring, and Nano Crystal Coat – features typically found in Nikkor SLR lenses.

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Nokia may introduce Lumia 925 in London (with 41-megapixel camera)

At a press conference held in London, Nokia is expected to announce a brand new smartphone, the all-metal Lumia 925. This would be yet another move on the mobile manufacturer's part to help climb back to the top of the market.

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Google triples free cloud storage to 15GB for all your Gmail, Drive, and Google+ needs

Google triples cloud storage capacity to 15GB (30GB for Google Apps users), and lets users decide how to allocate the space between their Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos accounts.

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Turns out Instagram food porn isn’t only annoying, it can land you in prison

Morton's steak is well worth savoring - and bragging about - with an Instagram photo, but it's not worth going to jail over. But that's exactly what happened to an identity thief who couldn't help showing off his dinner.

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Not even fish have any privacy anymore! Sony’s new Xperia ZR can shoot HD video underwater (Updated)

Sony has announced the quad-core, 4.6-inch Xperia ZR, a cousin of the excellent, but slightly larger Xperia Z; which thanks to its waterproof shell can shoot HD video underwater.

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Funders wanted: Camera lucida for modern times, cardboard medium-format camera, and binocular zoom for smartphones

This weekend, we check out the latest, coolest photography prototypes in search of crowdfunding support: a modern-day camera lucida, medium-format pinhole camera, and smartphone-binoculars attachment.

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