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Snapchat under fire for allegedly copying work of popular makeup artists

Back in May, Snapchat was accused of “whitewashing” selfies in a couple of its filters, leading to much criticism from users. Now, the popular image-sharing app is taking heat once again over its filters for allegedly copying ideas from…
Photography

Watch: Drone strikes woman in head prior to 5K event, charges possible

A woman is looking to press charges after a DJI Phantom 3 drone struck her on the head while taking part in a 5K event in Quebec. According to witnesses, the operator was flying dangerously close to the runners and did not have an…
Social Media

Google offers VR solution for those who are barred from marching in gay pride parades

Meet #Prideforeveryone, a montage of pride parades in 25 countries across the world that you can access on YouTube 360 and Google Cardboard by way of your smartphone. From Belgium to Brazil, Sao Paolo to Sydney, you can be a part of Pride.
Photography

Snoppa Go is a handheld stabilizer that directly controls a GoPro

GoPro may be having a difficult time selling hardware, but over on Kickstarter, GoPro accessories are still all the rage. Snoppa Go is an easy-to-use, handheld, three-axis gimbal that powers and controls a GoPro Hero 4 camera.
Photography

Photographer takes airplane ride to get relatively up-close images of the Milky Way

On a recent flight from the U.S. to Budapest, Hungary, photographer Ian Norman and his girlfriend attempted to do something incredibly challenging -- capture beautiful night sky imagery from the window of the jetliner.
Cool Tech

Green city or ghost city? Masdar a failed experiment in sustanainble planning

The Abu Dhabi government had high hopes for what was once heralded as the "city of possibilities," but over the last decade, Masdar has proven to be anything but that.
Mobile

MIT researchers develop eye-tracking program for your smartphone

Researchers at MIT and the University of Georgia have developed a program that uses your smartphone's front-facing camera to track eye movement. By the end of the year, the team hopes to have it ready for commercial purposes.
Photography

Instant photography lesson: What ‘high-speed sync flash’ is and how to use it

High-speed sync allows photographers to shoot with a flash at high shutter speeds, perfect for outdoor portraits or any time you need flash and a fast shutter. Photographer Manuel Ortiz provides a simple demonstration of how it…
Photography

Inspiring GoPro video celebrates unwavering spirit over physical ability

Two friends, one blind, the other armless, have planted over 10,000 trees in China to combat environmental destruction. GoPro set out to tell their incredible story, in a very different video than the action camera maker is known…
Social Media

Facebook Live takes on Snapchat, Periscope with new features and design

Some nifty new features are on their way to Facebook Live in the next few months, among them the ability to add another person to a broadcast, and, in a swipe at Snapchat, the chance to have fun with some wacky face filters.
Photography

Shooting with Canon lenses on your Sony camera just got easier

With a recent firmware update, Metabones brings Sony's "native" autofocus modes to its Canon EF to E mount Smart Adapters and Speed Boosters. While many issues persist, it's now easier than ever to use Canon glass on a Sony camera.