Nice try, adults: The SelfieBroom will not trick your teenager into doing chores

In a world filled with strange things, the SelfieBroom really stands out. In what can only be described as a narcissist's best bet at actually doing chores, this contraption is exactly what it sounds like: a broom that lets you selfie.

Go long: Nikon 1,200mm f/11 lens from 1974 shows up on eBay

Nikon makes some pretty great lenses today, but nothing that quite compares to this 1,200mm f/11 telephoto behemoth from 1974 that popped up on eBay. Its usefulness on modern digital cameras is limited, but it will still impress your…
Virtual Reality

Getty Images is hopping on the VR bandwagon, building up a huge repository of stock VR content

“We are not surprised that Getty Images are embracing 360-degree photography,” Anthony Geffen, CEO of the award-winning Atlantic Productions, whose sister company Atlantic VR regularly works with virtual reality, tells Digital Trends.
Social Media

Reddit users hunt down the Instagrammer defiling national parks, get her banned

Reddit users have helped authorities to identify a vandal who defaced trails and rock formations in several national parks. The culprit, Casey Nocket, was a graffiti artist who glorified her work on her social media accounts.

GoPro didn’t survive that epic crash? With GoPro Care, it’s not such a big deal

GoPros have some pretty impressive survival stories, but any action cam put through that much stress could have a fatal accident -- with the new GoPro Care, replacing that busted camera isn't such a big deal.

Samsung’s $350 Gear 360 VR camera finally hits the States, but there’s a catch

Samsung's bringing its $350 Gear 360 camera to the US, but there's a catch: orders are limited to attendees of VidCon in Anaheim, California. It's also revamping its Milk VR application.

Hasselblad changes the mirrorless game with the 50MP, medium-format X1D

After much hype, Hasselblad has officially lifted the veil on its new camera, the X1D. Designed for medium-format quality in a smaller package, the X1D includes a 50MP sensor capable of capturing 14 stops of dynamic range.
Social Media

First Lady Michelle Obama joins Snapchat in an effort to engage young people

First Lady Michelle Obama has decided to join Snapchat in an effort to engage and communicate more directly with America's young people, and it looks like she is off to a great start.

Proceed at your own risk: Sony issues warning regarding third-party firmware

Sony has issued an official statement, a warning really, that clears up any confusion that users may have had regarding the use of third-party firmware on Sony cameras.

Watch how Blackmagic cameras were used to capture Peugeot’s POV commercial

Peugeot’s new first-person commercial was created with the help of production company Assemblage K.K., which rigged together a DIY helmet camera made from Blackmagic's Micro Cinema Camera.

Bowens trades power for better color accuracy in new Mosaic2 LED panels

Offering significantly improved color accuracy compared to the original, Bowens' new Mosaic2 LED panels make an attractive choice for professional photographers and videographers, despite a significant drop in maximum light output.
Social Media

Tumblr launches a live-video competitor for Periscope and Facebook Live

Social site Tumblr has launched a live video service that aggregates content from YouTube and other partners. It lacks big partners, as of now -- Facebook, Periscope, and Twitch have yet to announce integration.