Photography
Photography

Purdue U. system lets police crowdsource cameras to keep eye on crime

Purdue University researchers have developed a new surveillance system capable of allowing law enforcement to tap into unsecured cameras and pinpoint their location.
Mobile

Google’s first Project Ara modular phone will arrive in 2017

Modular phones gives you the next and best in technology, without having to spend a lot of money on a new phone. Google, demoed a developer version of an Ara phone at Google I/O, and the company's own version will be out in 2017.
Photography

Tumblr blog replaces guns in notable movie moments with selfie sticks

Look out, there is a new meme on the block and it's causing all kinds of commotion. The new, and aptly named Guns Replaced With Selfie Sticks does exactly what the name implies. Pointless? Sure. Fun? You bet.
Photography

Fujifilm's new teleconverter doubles your focal length without quality loss

Fujifilm has a new 2x teleconverter that increases the focal length of select lenses. The Fujinon Teleconverter XF2X TC WR will please sports, wildlife, and any photographer who could use the extra zoom.
Photography

Photojournalist could face trial over photo of victim in Paris terrorist attack

French photojournalist Maya Vidon-White is facing charges over a photo captured of the aftermath of November’s tragic terrorist attack in Paris. A judge is deciding whether the case should proceed.
Virtual Reality

Google and IMAX partner up over VR camera development

Google is doubling down on its VR camera efforts. After teaming up with GoPro to build the Odyssey, it's announced a partnership with IMAX and Yi Technology to build a brand new camera rig set up.
Photography

Make your own DIY Polaroid camera with a Rasberry Pi and a receipt printer

This clever instant camera is made from a Raspberry Pi computer and a thermal printer, stuffed inside a cardboard box. Adafruit provides instructions on how you can make one at home.
Photography

Broncolor Siros L monolight has enough energy to overpower the sun

Broncolor takes on the Profoto B1 with its new line of portable, battery-powered flashes. Featuring power output up to 800W/s, the Siros L is built for location photographers who need full control over lighting.
Photography

Brother’s new INKvestment printer comes with enough ink to last 2 years

Brother has launched new printers that use cartridges that provide larger page yields and are less-expensive to buy. Targeting home officer users, the new INKvestment series includes a model that comes packaged with two years of ink.
Photography

Adobe rebrands ‘storytelling’ apps for iOS, launches new web-based version

Adobe Spark is the new name for its storytelling apps, a trio of tools for non-designers to create impactful visual content easily and quickly. In addition to iOS, Spark is available as a web-based version.
Mobile

Use your iPhone’s camera to turn textbooks from boring to easy to read

Summize, the scanning app for iOS that summarizes textbook text, has returned with improved tools and a new look. The app now uses a freemium model, charging $2 a month or $14 a year for unlimited scans.
Photography

Google Photos now has 200M users, some of whom love pomeranians

A year after launch, Google Photos has managed to attract 200 million active users, the company's CEO revealed Wednesday. And some of them are pomeranian fans, apparently.