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Camera lets researchers track an object around a corner in real time 2:46

Using cutting edge camera technology, a team of researchers from the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland does the impossible -- they can peer around a corner and track an object in real time.

Luna, a 360-degree camera that its creators claim is the world’s smallest 2:24

Here's a tiny 360-degree camera that's getting some attention on Indiegogo. Called "Luna," the diminutive device fits in the palm of your hand and can record stills and video at the touch of a button.

Apple releases iOS 9.2, brings Arabic language support to Siri

Among today's releases are iOS 9.2 and watchOS 2.1, which bring mostly minor updates to iOS and the Apple Watch. Improvements to Safari View Controller and the addition of Arabic language support for Siri are the prime features of this…

3D Touch on Android? Instagram is bringing the feature from iOS

It turns out you don't exactly need a pressure-sensitive screen to make use of some 3D Touch features on other apps. Instagram is bringing over its "peek" view from iOS to Android, which lessens the number of times you have to tap the…
Social Media

Twitter enhances photo-sharing by uncropping images and improving layouts

Twitter is no longer cropping photos on the desktop version of its service. Whereas in the past images appear in a cropped rectangular format, larger images can now be uploaded and will be displayed without restrictions on users' timelines.
Social Media

Facebook shuts down stand-alone app division, killing off Slingshot and others

Facebook has shut down its standalone app division, Creative Labs, killing off all its releases in the process. You will no longer find the likes of Slingshot, Rooms, or Riff on app stores, and the division's Facebook page has also been…

Machine learning algorithm puts the words of George W. Bush in Barack Obama's mouth

A team from the University of Washington has developed a machine learning algorithm that can create an animated digital persona from a collection of online photographs. The research has progressed to the proof-of-concept stage.

Dropbox is shutting down Mailbox and Carousel

Dropbox is bringing an end to its email and photo apps, Mailbox and Carousel. Mailbox will end service on February 26, 2016, and Carousel will follow suit on March 31, 2016, the company announced in a blog post.

Edit your photos in RAW with Adobe Lightroom, which is now free to use

After Adobe made the iOS Lightroom app free to use without a Creative Cloud subscription, it has followed suit for the Android app. The app also makes use of Android's RAW capture capabilities.
Social Media

#Love dominates Instagram for the third year in a row

For the third year in a row, the most used hashtag on Instagram is #love, which is included in more than 800 million posts on the platform -- an indication that maybe not everything on the Internet is terrible.
Product Review

Nikon D7200 Review

Nikon’s D7200 is a strong successor to its famous father, but no heir apparent.