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Gionee S6s might be average on the inside, but it’s all style on the outside

Chinese manufacturer Gionee announced the S6s, a slightly improved version of the S6 it announced a few month ago. Much like the original, the S6s focuses on the selfie lover crowd with a strong front-facing sensor.
Social Media

No stopping Instagram: App joins the billion-downloads club on Google Play

Instagram has become just the 19th app to hit a billion downloads on the Google Play Store. The milestone marks Facebook's fourth entry on the exclusive list, further cementing its dominance in the mobile app market.
Photography

SmugMug saves almost 200 million photos from shuttered Picturelife

Earlier this morning, photo hosting service Picturelife announced it was shutting down. To save the nearly 200 million photos users uploaded to its service, it partnered with SmugMug to keep users from being left in the dark.
Photography

Lightroom Mobile’s sync functionality offers powerful editing on the go

Many of you likely already know or have at least heard of, Lightroom Mobile, Adobe’s Creative Cloud connected mobile app that allows for some surprising editing capabilities. But did you know that you can sync from Mobile to…
Photography

Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

UHS, U1, U3, Class 10 – trying to understand memory cards is befuddling. So we spoke with Lexar's product manager to get the skinny on formats, features, and quality as well as her opinion on the current format war between XQD and…
Photography

NatGeo's Jimmy Nelson shares 7 inspiring lessons to keep in mind as a photographer

National Geographic photographer Jimmy Nelson sits down with COOPH to share seven incredibly inspiring lessons he’s learned while shooting around the world for the past 31 years of his life.
Mobile

Filmic Pro camera app tips 2:39

Looking to take your photography to the next level with Filmic Pro? Here are some of our favorite tips for making the most of the capable iPhone app.
Social Media

How Hasbro animated Mr. Monopoly’s Facebook Live broadcast in real time

Live-streaming video is becoming easier than ever, but what about live video featuring a cartoon character? Here's how Hasbro pulled of an animation of Mr. Monopoly on Facebook Live using motion-capture technology.
Photography

Photo finish: Here’s how the cameras at the Olympic finish lines actually work

Usain Bolt may be the fastest man in the world, but his photo finish was captured by a camera shooting at 10,000 frames per second. Here's how the tech behind the Olympics finish line camera works.
Photography

Impact of iPhone helps drive Steve Jobs’ selection for photography hall of fame

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that Steve Jobs, along with seven other photography visionaries, will be inducted later this year.
Photography

ThinkTank gets ‘Naked’ with 2nd-generation Shape Shifter camera bags

ThinkTank photo has an updated version of its modular Shape Shifter camera backpack series. It includes a new "Naked" version that lets you choose what lens and camera pouches go inside the backpack.
Cool Tech

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…