Cool Tech

Flying the Breeze drone just got, well, breezy with a new controller and goggles

The portable Yuneec Breeze drone can now be flown with physical controls and first-erson view goggles instead of just a touchscreen app. The new optional accessory promises enhanced control and an immersive flight experience.

Generate photo app now integrated with Adobe Creative Cloud, mobile apps

Generate, a creative photo editing and remixing app, is now compatible with the Adobe Creative Cloud and several mobile apps. Users can open their reimagined photos inside Photoshop Mix or Photoshop Express, and save the Creative Cloud.

Gather your memories: Keenai is a ‘one-stop’ solution to manage photos across devices

Ricoh Innovations has released a new service designed to bring all of your photos together into a single location accessible from anywhere, supported by apps for Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, and desktop computers.

BenQ's new desktop panel may be one of the first to support HDR imaging

BenQ updated its U.K.-based website with a listing for the SW320 display, a new panel sporting an Ultra 4K resolution and Adobe RGB color space support. However, the panel also appears to be one of the first desktop displays supporting HDR.

Sigma piles on the features with the SD Quattro H’s unique sensor design

Sigma may be known for its lenses, but its latest mirrorless camera has a unique layered sensor design. The Sigma SD Quattro H uses a 51-megapixel layered APS-H sensor and offers Adobe compatibility with DNG files.

Flickr report: Smartphones dominate in quantity, but DSLRs reign in quality

Flickr's annual trend report shows 46 percent of uploads were from an Apple, yet the platform's top images were shot with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The annual report shows trends in images uploaded during 2016.

Underdog app Infltr is the first to bring photo filters to the iOS messaging platform

Filter fans no longer have to swap between apps and the iOS text message app -- Infltr is the first app powering filters directly inside iMessage. The new update also adds video filter capability.

Most amateurs avoid manual mode — so one animator decided to simplify things

One animator is aiming to simplify manual exposure with an online interactive tool. Photography Mapped shows users how each setting affects the image, from aperture to ISO, and even ambient light.

LuMee releases a phone case that's not just for selfies, with rear-facing LEDs

LuMee's original smartphone case designed to light selfies and video chats is getting s big upgrade with both front and rear-facing lights. The company says the dual sided lights provide soft, red-eye free lighting.

Tamron is making an image sensor more sensitive than the human eye

Tamron has announced that it is working alongside the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) to develop an image sensor capable of seeing clearly in as little brightness as a star-lit night.

How moving an adjustment layer in Lightroom can save you time

Photographer and Lightroom guru Scott Kelby explains why the ability to move your adjustment layer in Lightroom and Photoshop isn't a useless feature. As it turns out, the little-used feature exists for a reason.

Belt-worn camera bag lets photogs shoot from the hip, even with big DSLRs

The bag designer making quick draw camera bags now has an option for photographers who like big DSLRs. The Camslinger Streetomatic+ puts even larger DSLRs like the Canon 5D series at a literal arm's reach.