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GoPro teases first footage from its Karma ‘ultra-portable folding drone’ 1:01

Early this morning, the company revealed the name of the upcoming drone in a YouTube video. Slated for release next year, GoPro's first foray into the world of consumer quadcopters will be known as the "Karma."
Mobile

Google Photos rolls out shared albums to spread memories more easily 0:48

Taking photos just got more collaborative. The new shared albums feature on Google Photos lets users' friends and family add their own photos to an album. You can control who can add photos, and the album can be viewed on any…
Photography

‘Flickr VR’ app for Gear VR lets you jump into thousands of 360-degree photos

Flickr users with a Samsung Gear VR headset can now jump in and explore "tens of thousands" of 360-degree images thanks to a new app launched by the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing service on Wednesday.
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Pinterest’s new acquisitions will make it easier to find, buy pins on the app

Pinterest has acquired two startups to help index images and boost mobile shopping on its app. It is thought that the teams from Pext and The Hunt will make it easier for users to find and buy pins on Pinterest.
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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.
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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.
Mobile

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…
Mobile

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.
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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…