Your Instagram pics are about to look a whole lot better with 1080-pixel resolution

Instagram finally supports higher-resolution images of 1080 x 1080 pixels. Previously, the app only allows 640 x 640-pixel resolution images, even though smartphone cameras now have higher-resolution screens and cameras.

Sydney Opera House latest to join anti-selfie-stick brigade

An increasing number of tourist sites and venues around the world are cracking down on the selfie stick, with officials at the Sydney Opera House the latest to make its feelings known regarding use of the extendable pole.

Weekly Rewind: Netflix tax, iPhone 5C leaks, and more

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.
Health & Fitness

Tour de France goes high-tech with GoPro footage and live rider tracking

Velon and ASO partnered with GoPro to produce awesome video of this year's Tour de France. Footage from team cars, mechanics, bikes, and more will be available viewers. Better yet; ASO will offer real-time live tracking for all teams, a…

Shpericam 2 shoots 4K video from all angles, works with Oculus

Ideal for anyone that's looking for a 360 degree solution to shooting locations, the Shpericam 2 is a new device on Kickstarter that shoots 4K, Ultra HD video up to 60 frames per second.

MasterCard thinks you want to pay with your face

MasterCard is testing new ways to verify online payments, including facial scans, fingerprint sensors, voice recognition, and heart beat patterns. At least one of these new methods will soon replace passwords for online purchases.
Social Media

You can finally immortalize your White House tour on social media with selfies

On Wednesday, overturning a 40-year-old rule, the White House finally allowed tour goers to use social media and take photographs on tours of the presidential residence, which will likely result in some pretty epic selfies and Snapchats.

Now you can watch 60FPS YouTube videos on your iPhone or Android

YouTube is adding support for 60FPS video on its mobile iOS and Android Apps. This marks the completion of YouTube's 60FPS expansion across all major platforms.

Google Photos’ ‘racist’ error highlights facial recognition’s limits

Google Photos is facing some heat after a user discovered the software mistakenly labeled photos with racist connotations. Google immediately apologized and is addressing the issue, saying it's an unintended consequence of machine learning.

Forget the edge of space, Nikon P900’s 83x lens will zoom you to the moon

If you need proof that the 83x optical zoom lens in Nikon's Coolpix P900 is awesome, check out this YouTube video. At full telephoto, the P900's long zoom is able to reach the surface of the moon.

Turn your phone into a legit camera with the Olympus Air, soon to come stateside

Olympus is the latest to introduce a lens camera, a concept pioneered by Sony. The new Air is a self-contained Micro Four Thirds camera that attaches to a smartphone or tablet, and lets you attach a variety of interchangeable lenses.