Google Maps imagery is about to get even better thanks to a new eye in the sky

DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based company specializing in high-res imagery taken from up high, has just released the first picture taken from the new satellite it launched last month. Expect to start seeing even more detailed Google Maps…

Small, circular, and sleek; the Cleo drone is basically a pint-sized UFO that takes pictures

Camera drones are a wonderful thing, yet they were not made for the average consumer. They can be big and expensive, and require flight practice with large controllers. Two engineers want to change that with the Cleo drone.

3D-printed mount turns four Sony cameras into a 360 video rig

When a media company couldn't find a suitable 360 camera, it designed its own using four Sony a7S IIs, a 3D printer, and stitching software. While the price still sits at a pro level, it's considerably less than the $45,000 Ozo.

GoPro has started selling its Karma Grip for silky smooth video shots

When GoPro's Karma drone disappeared from sale last month following a recall, the accompanying Karma Grip disappeared with it. On Sunday, however, the Grip launched as an independent device, offering GoPro users a handy option for…
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Smart glasses and a bed that makes itself

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no denying that it's fun to gawk!

This $5, 10-minute DIY light tent makes shooting product photos a breeze

Have something to sell on eBay, Etsy, or another ecommerce website? Here's how to create a DIY light tent and capture a professional product photo without pricey gear or an expensive photography setup.

With engine detection and roll-bar mounts, the Cyclops 360 is an off-roader's dream

In case the roll-bar mount, dealer exclusivity, and engine detection don't give it away -- the Cyclops 360 is a camera designed for powersports. The single-lens 360 camera is made for capturing epic off-road rides.

Capture One Pro photo-editing software updated with a host of improvements

Capture One Pro 10 is the latest version of Phase One’s advanced photo editing software for professional photographers. It gains a high-performance engine for faster speed and an assortment of new features that make Capture One…
Social Media

Snap school: University uses Snapchat to inform students of acceptance

Students waiting to find out if they've been accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are receiving confirmation in the form of a Snapchat message. Will more colleges end up adopting the unorthodox route?

You can now buy prescription lenses for Snapchat Spectacles starting from $99

Owners of Snapchat Spectacles can now get prescription lenses for the wearable courtesy of NYC-based lens manufacturer Rochester Optical, the same company that offers prescription solutions for Google Glass.

The best place to print photos: 7 options from budget-friendly to gallery quality

Looking for the best place to print photos? Finding a good printer that won't wreck the colors or blur the details is tough, but we've got you covered with seven options from the ultra-affordable to gallery quality.