Yahoo is launching a YouTube competitor this summer

Yahoo plans to launch its own YouTube competitor this summer. The video-streaming service will offer competitive ad rates and a bigger slice of revenue to video creators, but will it dethrone the king of Internet video?

Samsung to give new NX30 mirrorless cameras on June 4 to those who ditch their DSLRs

On June 4, 2014, Samsung will hold an event in New York City's Times Square, where DSLR users can trade in their cameras for a new mirrorless NX30. The campaign, called #DitchtheDSLR DitchDay, is a marketing promotion to help increase…
Social Media

Instagram joins Facebook, Twitter, YouTube on Iran’s banned list, no one is surprised

An Iranian court order adds Instagram to a growing list of banned social media apps, which includes Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, due to "privacy issues." However, many high-level leaders continue to use social media for their own…

Google considers dipping its toes into home security with Dropcam acquisition

Nest Labs, a division of Google, has an interest in moving into home security by buying Dropcam, a home monitoring service that streams video via a Wi-Fi connection.

LG gets laser-focused about the G3’s camera, claims it is faster than blink of eye

With its new G3, LG claims the camera's autofocus system is faster than the blink of an eye, thanks to the use of laser technology. We take a look at how the system works.

Lomography to satiate impatient analog film lovers with new instant camera

Lomography, the purveyor of all things related to analog photography, steps further into instant film with its new Lomo'Instant camera. Using Fujifilm's Instax Mini film, the camera offers unique shooting modes and a flexible lens system.

Vivian Maier, Chicago nanny turned seminal American photographer, was also a filmmaker

Vivian Maier has been hailed as one of the great American photographers of the 20th century, despite being largely unknown until after her death. But Maier was also a filmmaker, having shot several 8mm footage of Chicago street scenes.
Product Review

Nikon Coolpix S9700 Review

Nikon Coolpix S9700 review.

Snap a photo, duplicate a key and break into a stranger’s home? There’s a site for that

Keys Duplicated is a website that allows you to duplicate keys using only photos, which is convenient and apparently easy to game. A recent investigation proved just how vulnerable this technology is.

Osmo connects real kids’ toys with iPad games

Tangible Play brings back physical childhood toys and connects them to your iPad with Osmo. Want to get your kids back to playing with real toys? Just connect Osmo, then break out the Tangram puzzle pieces, markers, and letter tiles.

Canon rumored to give select photographers 7D Mark II prototypes at Brazil World Cup

An updated version of Canon's popular 7D DSLR could be on the way, according to rumor sites. New claims suggest Canon will give select photographers prototypes of camera at the World Cup tournament in Brazil, with an official debut at…