Apple’s new Clips app hit nearly a million downloads in just four days

Apple's new Clips app reached almost a million downloads only four days after its debut, but despite some heavy promotion on the app store, it has so far failed to break into the top 20 in the iOS chart.

Nikon D7500 DSLR ditches megapixel race for faster performance and 4K video

Nikon's latest enthusiast DSLR boasts a nice speed increase as well as 4K video and a tilting touchscreen. Despite a sacrifice of a few megapixels, the D7500 is a strong performer in many areas.

Yuneec’s budget Breeze drone gains live-streaming capability in latest update

The $499 Breeze drone has a new feature -- live-streaming. The addition is part of a new app update that has owners of the company's pricier drones asking when the feature is coming to their high-end models.
Cool Tech

Bad doodler? Artificial intelligence can fix that too with Google’s AutoDraw

Can't draw? With Google's new AutoDraw, it's no problem since your sketches will be replaced by figures from actual artists. The tool uses an AI program to recognize the drawing, then replace it with one from a pro.

Joby GripTight One accessories make smartphone photography flexible

Centered around a mount that adapts to any smartphone, Joby’s new GripTight One family is taking the versatility of the GorillaPod even further.

Tweaks to Google’s image search allow you to buy items you see in photos

If you've ever looked at a Google image search results page and wished you had a product featured in a photo, you're likely to be a fan of Google's new Similar Items system, which makes it much easier to get your hands on an item.
Social Media

Instagram Direct is getting simpler with all your messages in the same spot

The Instagram Direct messages designed to disappear after reading are now easier to find in a single thread. While the messages are mixed with the permanent ones, they still disappear but have a placemark in the conversation.

Digital collages go retro with app designed to mimic cut-and-paste look

Remember clipping out photos with actual scissors? Pasted is a new iOS collage app designed to digitally mimic that traditional cut-and-paste look. The app comes from a new company formed by the lead singer of The Shins.

Upgrade to new Hero5 Black, get $100 back with GoPro's trade-up program

Got an old GoPro laying around? That can now get you up to $100 off the latest GoPro with a new trade-up program. The old cameras will be recycled with zero landfill waste, the company says.

This A.I.-powered tool from Corel turns chicken scratch into digital artwork

Corel has launched CorelDraw Design Suite 2017, a rebrand of its Graphics Suite X8. New features include a sketch tool that uses artificial intelligence that can automatically interpret hand-drawn scratches as the user intended.

This $53 accessory is a portable smartphone studio with light, audio, and gimbal

The MiniRig from Smoovie is a portable stabilization gimbal for smartphones and GoPros that also doubles as a mobile studio, complete with light, mic, and tripod. It launches today on Kickstarter.

3 things you can do to step up your selfie game

Taking a selfie might seem simple enough, but there's more to it than meets the eye. Here are three elements to keep in mind the next time you take a selfie to share on social media.