Freaking out about selfie-stick bans? Get a grip with this handheld accessory

The Grip Dat is a smartphone accessory that gives you a more comfortable hold, ideal for short-distance selfies or action shots. Built into the handle is a remote shutter button, and the top detaches for remote shooting.

Twitter will now autoplay videos in your timeline by default

Realizing that it took too many steps to play native video, Twitter's latest update will autoplay all native videos, Vines, and GIFs within users timelines. Users can also opt out of the new feature if they wish.

Adobe Creative Cloud 2015’s big update brings new tools, stock photo service, Android apps

Adobe has unleashed a ton of new tools, performance enhancements, and other features in its Creative Cloud 2015 update. In addition, Adobe is launching a new in-app stock photo service, and is bringing more mobile apps to Android.

Still longing for Apple’s Aperture? Mylio says it has the cure for your woe

Wishing Apple never got rid of Aperture? Mylio, the photo-management service, says it offers the ideal migration solution and best replicates the Aperture experience.

Panasonic’s Lumix CM1 smartphone-4K camera hybrid launches in U.S. for $1K

Panasonic surprised us at Photokina 2014 with the CM1 "connected camera," an interesting hybrid between smartphone and 4K-capable compact camera with a 1-inch sensor and Leica lens. The device is now available in the U.S. for $1,000.

Facebook Moments auto-tags your friends, so it’s easier to share pictures

Facebook is launching a new standalone app, Moments, that makes it easier to exchange photos with friends. Moments is launching in the U.S. on iOS and Android. You can download Moments from the App Store or Google Play.

Creative Commons Android photo app lets you request exact images you want

Creative Commons is developing a mobile photo app, Th List, that helps users find what they want, while properly attributing the photographers who took them. Currently in beta, the latest update lets users make specific requests.

Can your system handle YouTube’s first 8K video?

'Ghost Towns' is the first 8K video available via YouTube — and it's a great way of testing whether your rig is ready for the resolution.

NASA is bringing 4K content to YouTube, and here’s a 20-second teaser

Check out NASA's first 4K clip on YouTube — assuming you have the hardware to handle it — which the agency promises is the first of many UHD videos it's going to be showcasing in the future.

Sigma’s 14mm dp Quattro camera to go on sale in July for $999

At the 2015 CP+ camera show in Yokohama, Japan, Sigma is introducing a fourth fixed lens version of its dp Quattro camera series. The 14mm dp0 joins a new versatile 24mm DSLR lens.
Social Media

Snapchat now lets you use front and rear cameras for your videos

At last, Snapchat is letting its users take advantage of front and rear cameras that they can switch back and forth to during video recordings. This small update makes video recording more shareworthy.