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This new battery technology makes lithium ion look old school

Batteries inside many consumer devices could soon be getting double the longevity -- or half the physical space. A new design created by MIT graduates fixes issues with an old idea to bring rechargeable lithium metal batteries to…

CNN’s news coverage takes to the skies with new dedicated drone division

Drones are doing much more than just delivering packages -- now they’re helping to deliver the news. CNN's new drone division will work to add aerial footage for the news outlet.

Happy birthday, photography! You don't look a day older than 177

Break out the birthday cake – today marks the release of the predecessor to modern photography, the daguerreotype (just consult a fire marshal before lighting those 177 candles).

This SD card stores and stabilizes your video footage

SD cards were originally developed as a smaller, more convenient means of storing data. Since then, the storage device has come a long way, with this latest one packing in the ability to not only store, but also stabilize video.

Looking for a specific photo? 500px’s new tool allows you to search from a sketch

Looking for an image with certain colors in certain places? 500px's latest search tool, Splash, allows visitors to search from a rough sketch. The program, currently in beta, seems to do well picking up lighting and color patterns.

Samsung launched 6 devices today, including the Galaxy Note 7

If you thought today was just the launch of the Galaxy Note 7, you thought wrong. Samsung is launching five other devices as well, including the Gear 360, Gear VR, Connect Auto, Level Active, and IconX.

Samsung’s cute $350 Gear 360 VR camera is now available for purchase

Looking for an affordable 360-degree camera that can record 4K video? Samsung's Gear 360 has been a while coming, but it's finally available for purchase at $350. The 360-degree camera launches alongside the new Gear VR and Samsung's Galaxy…

Want better seascape photos? Don’t forget to bring a bucket

A plastic bucket is one of the most useful things you can have with you at the beach. It’s a sand castle construction tool, a seashell collection chamber, and can even be used to help you take better seascape pictures.

Nokia drops the price of its Ozo virtual reality camera by $15K

After selling its mobile business to Microsoft two years ago, Nokia is reintroducing itself with great fanfare with the debut of the Ozo professional VR camera. And now, they're dropping the price by $15K.

Video shows how to become a better photographer through visual exercise

Photography is still an art, and practicing the ability to create emotion, or convey a feeling through an image is not something learned from the technical side -- it’s something grown over time through visual exercise.

Corel PaintShop Pro now includes depth-enabled ‘refocusing’ editing

In their latest release, Corel adds compatibility with Intel RealSense depth images, an editing history export option, design templates, workflow enhancements, and more in PaintShop Pro X9.

The owner of the world’s largest camera collection never spent more than $15 on one

Dills Parekh holds the world record for the largest camera collection. So just how big is it? Videographer Dheerankur Upasak created a short film on the 4,500 camera collection that includes a Leica camera worth $80,000.