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#ThrowbackThursday is only the start: Instagram hashtags for every day of the week

Not getting your hashtag fill with #ThrowbackThursday or #ManCrushMonday? Here's a list of some of the platform's more popular hashtags, so you can outfit your next Instagram post with the proper tag, regardless of what day it is.

Triller is more than a music video app — it’s now a social network too

Have you ever wanted to create your own music video but didn’t know where to start? Triller, a new app for iOS, makes it easy for users to create their own music videos to their favorite songs, and it's a social network too.

Treat yo selfie with one of these 12 apps made to beautify your pics

Selfies might be a global phenomenon second only to karaoke, but they're not the easiest to perfect. Check out our roundup of the best smartphone apps for beautifying your self portrait, so you can whiten those teeth and refine those skin…
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Researchers develop always-on camera that only responds to certain gestures

Smartphone, smartwatch and now smart camera? A group from Georgia Tech is developing a camera that responds to certain gestures. The switch could allow for solar motion detection cameras that never need a new battery.
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New AI program could help drones avoid flying over big crowds

A startup is looking to make drone flight safer through artificial intelligence that identifies hazardous weather and even crowds of people. Flock is developing a program to help commercial drone pilots choose the safest route.

FEMA’s newly updated app helps you keep first responders in the loop

FEMA's updated app for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry provides a means for users to upload photos of ongoing hazards to an online database. It also serves preparedness reminders and resources.
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Lightweight infrared camera technology to help uncover what's unknown about our moon

Tell the Man on the Moon to get ready for his closeup -- lightweight infrared camera technology will allow a new mini satellite to photograph the moon from up close. If the first mission is successful, Mars could be next.

Now you can view Instagram Stories on the web thanks to a new Chrome extension

If you're a regular visitor to the web version of Instagram's photo-sharing service, you'll have noticed its new Instagram Stories feature is yet to show up. A new Chrome extension, however, offers a solution.

Study ranks California as most likely place for ‘terrifying practice’ of driver selfies

Seems like some people just can't resist whipping out their smartphone for a quick selfie, even if they happen to be motoring along a highway at the time. A recent study into the behavior also revealed the state where most of these driver…

VSCO opens free-to-use photography studio in New York City

VSCO, the company behind the popular mobile camera app, officially unveiled Open Studio in New York City. Photographers can rent the space, which includes a permanent cyclorama wall and some lighting equipment, free of charge.

Time-lapse offers glimpse inside the cockpit when landing at London City Airport 0:56

With only 27 British Airways pilots qualified to make the steep landing at London City Airport, not many get to see the incredible view from the cockpit – until now, thanks to this time-lapse.

Galaxy S7 Edge vs. LG G5 vs. HTC 10: Which Android has the best camera?

Choosing the right smartphone for an avid shutterbug can be tough. We took the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, LG G5, and HTC 10 on various photography outings to crown a winner in this three-way flagship camera shootout.