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Garmin’s new smart sports watch keeps track of your texts and oxygen levels

Garmin's newest multisport GPS watch, the Forerunner 920XT, combines a smartwatch that checks your emails, calls, texts, and calendar, with the ultimate fitness tracker that monitors your endurance swimming, biking, and running.


PlexiDrone is a compact camera drone you can take apart, shove into a backpack

The PlexiDrone is a new unmanned aerial camera drone that can be easily and quickly assembled. It's designed to be easy to use, yet robust enough for heavy-duty tasks like filmmaking and aerial photography.


Epson Expression Premium XP-820 review

The Epson Expression Premium XP-820 is a compact multifunction printer that offers a lot of utility and great image quality. Unfortunately, we just can’t get over its awkward…

  • Pros: Great photo quality output , Handles specialty media, print…
  • Cons: Small-capacity paper tray , Paper tray is awkward to load

Netflix looking for ‘official Instagrammers’ for paid travel gig

Netflix is offering Instagram users paid-for travel and $4,000 in exchange for some awesome photo content. The company is looking for three so-called 'Grammasters' for the two-week gig, and interested folk have until October 7 to put their name forward.


Turn subway billboards into art with ad-blocking augmented reality app

The New York City Subway system is filled with billboard advertising. An app called No Ad uses augmented reality to turn advertisements into art, allowing riders to discover artists during their commutes.


Drones used to show huge scale of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations

Drone operators in Hong Kong have been using their flying machines to show the huge scale of the pro-democracy demonstrations currently taking place there, with several sequences posted to YouTube in the last couple of days.


Authenpic app aims to bring back surprises, long wait times of analog photos

Authenpic is an upcoming app that turns your smartphone into a "disposable camera" that shoots only 24 photos, and then wait for the actual prints to be delivered to your (physical) mailbox. The project is currently on Kickstarter.


GoPro confirms two new Hero4 models, with pro-level 4K and built-in touchscreen

GoPro has launched the new Hero4, the latest addition to its popular series of action cameras. The Hero4 comes in two models: one that does 4K, while the other has a built-in touchscreen LCD. Also, GoPro unveils a new entry-level Hero.


For Marriott, the future of travel is a virtual-reality teleporter phone booth

As the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset gains momentum, one of the first applications isn't from the gaming or entertainment industry, but travel. Marriott is using the headset as part of a 4D travel experience. We talk to its creators about the project.


9 awesome features of iPhone 6 camera

The iPhone 6 camera is one of the best in the biz. Here are the 9 awesome features included in the iPhone 6 camera, which gets a significant boost from the already-strong iPhone 5S camera.


People used a lot of mobile data during Derek Jeter’s last home game

During Derek Jeter's last home game as a New York Yankees player, AT&T reported that 381GB of data were consumed by its customers during the game. The data originated from selfies that were then uploaded to social media.


US Forest Service clarifies permit requirement for commercial photography and videography

The U.S. Forest Service plans to rule on whether to charge or fine the media and commercial photographers for shooting on land it oversees, citing a need to protect the wilderness from commercial exploitation.


SanDisk supports 4K video in new high-speed UHS-I MicroSDXC cards

SanDisk has announced a new series UHS-I Class 3 MicroSDHC/XC cards that support 4K video recording. Available in 16, 32, and 64GB capacities, and reach transfer speeds of up to 95MB a second.


How to best shoot panorama photos on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple's latest smartphones do more than just capture fantastic stills and shoot time-lapse videos with the implementation of iOS 8. Check out our guide on how to shoot panorama photos on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus for our step-by-step directions on how to do so.


FAA green lights commercial drone use for movie and TV companies

Thanks to a ruling by the FAA Thursday, a number of movie and TV production companies looking to shoot a dramatic aerial sequence can now ignore the pricey helicopter and instead employ the services of a professional drone operator.