360cam puts new spin (and bright idea) on growing panoramic camera market

A French company called Giroptic looks to put a fresh spin on panoramic cameras with the rugged 360cam. It shoots 1080p video and images with a 360-degree view, supports the Oculus Rift VR system, and can plug into a light socket.

Google+ Stories automatically creates slideshows of your greatest photo, video hits

Google Stories is a new tool that automatically creates personalized slideshows out of your photos and videos. Stories includes maps of places you've visited, and you can share the link with friends and family instantly.

Readyaction body mounts turn any smartphone or tablet into a POV camera

The Readyaction mounts attach a smartphone or tablet device to your body, turning your mobile device into a POV camera. It allows you to shoot action videos without having to invest in a dedicated action camera.

N.Y. Times photographer creates backpack that wirelessly streams images back to newsroom

Josh Haner discovered TV journalists had the ability to live stream content wirelessly, so he created a backpack that allows photographers to do the same. With a Linux-based computer and four cellular modems onboard, Haner could send images…

Bentley shoots promo video for $300K Mulsanne using iPhones that cost a fraction

Bentley created a short film that highlights the design and technology features of its $300,000 Mulsanne. The kicker is that the entire film was shot with iPhones and edited on an iPad.

This formation of a supercell is so stunning, only Mother Nature or CGI could produce it

A group of storm chasers captured footage of the formation of a supercell thunderstorm. The resulting time-lapse video shows what looks like a computer-generated image, but it actually occurred over Wyoming.
Buying Guides

Home Printer Buying Guide: How to choose the best printer

Inkjet or laser? Do I need an all-in-one? What is PictBridge? Do I need a network capable printer? We answer these common questions and help you decide which type of printer suits you best in our home printer buying guide.

Facebook may launch a Snapchat competitor called ‘Slingshot’

Facebook is reportedly working on a new app called "Slingshot" to challenge ephemeral messaging apps like Snapchat. Slingshot will most likely work as a standalone app and might launch this month.

Adidas lets sneakerheads customize a pair of shoes using Instagram photos

Want the ultimate pair of customized sneakers that nobody else on the playground will have? Adidas will soon let you create your own kicks by printing your favorite Instagram photo onto a pair of ZX Flux sneakers.

Nikon explains how fluorine coating of new 400mm lens helps protect glass

Nikon has released a short video explaining its new fluorine coating, which is able to repel all types of dirt and moisture from lenses like the new Nikkor 400mm f/2.8 lens.
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Sony Alpha a6000 Review

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