Birdie lets you chuck a camera into the air and capture pictures as it descends

Meet Birdie, the "aerodynamic accessory for action cams" that allow you to launch your camera into the air and take continuous photos or videos all the way up and all the way back down.

This flexible camera takes crazy images

This video shows what pictures might look like if you could bend your camera to change the field of view. A research team at Columbia University made a flexible camera lens array that can wrap around everyday objects, capturing unique…

Save to Google is a new Chrome extension that does what it says and little else

Save to Google, a new Chrome extension from Google, is a bookmarking service that lets you easily save Web pages and images to a centralized location. It joins Google's several other bookmarking tools, including Save to Google Drive.

Replace your boring old case with a customized Nexus ‘Live Case’ from Google

Google has taken the wraps off of 'Live Cases,' allowing you to customize your own case for your Nexus phone. You can even set a matching background for the case, as well as use the programmable button on the back.
Social Media

Ohio teen live-streams friend’s sexual assault on Periscope, gets indicted

An 18-year-old in Ohio has been indicted for using Twitter's video-streaming service Periscope to broadcast the rape of her 17-year-old friend. A prosecutor noted that this was the first time a crime of this type was live-streamed in his…

Going beyond the action: Developer program opens new worlds for GoPro cameras

GoPro has announced a new Developer Program that would allow third-parties to incorporate GoPro cameras into their applications and hardware. More than 100 partners, including BMW and Fisher-Price, have already signed up.

GoPro lures key Apple designer from Jony Ive’s close-knit team

GoPro has nabbed a core member of Apple's famously close-knit design team as the company seeks to boost its business following slowing sales of its action cameras. Danny Coster spent more than 20 years at Apple and was seen as a key figure…
Virtual Reality

Adobe's Creative Cloud lets you edit the virtual reality revolution

Premier Pro, Adobe's video editing software, is adding support for editing virtual reality footage in its Spring 2016 update. Uploading immersive footage to YouTube and Facebook is also supported.

This high-tech camera vest gives your pooch a shot at social media stardom 1:50

There are a growing number of gadgets and gizmos that we can stick on our dog, but how many of them take photos and post them to Facebook? Pedigree's "Posting Vest" may only be a prototype at this stage, but we bet there's a…
Social Media

VR, 360 cameras, and Chatbots, oh my! Here’s everything you missed from Facebook’s F8

Did you miss the keynote for Facebook's F8 developers conference? Luckily for you, we've put together a round up of every big announcement at the conference -- from 360-degree cameras to chatbots, it's all here!

HTC Lifestyle is the HTC 10’s low-end cousin

HTC has unveiled a cheaper, lower-specced version of its new HTC 10 smartphone: the HTC 10 Lifestyle. It's bound for India and other developing markets, but pricing and availability have yet to be announced.