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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Custom LED sneakers, invisible drums, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no denying that it's fun to gawk!
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Bitmoji can now be added to Snapchat’s on-demand geofilters

Snapchat is giving fans of Bitmoji another creative way to integrate the animated characters in to its offerings though its custom geofilters. You can even use a friend's "friendmoji" as part of the update.
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Canon Maxify MB5420 Review

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‘Distance Between Dreams’ takes you on, above, and under biggest waves in surfing

The surfing documentary Distance between Dreams is the second installment in Redbull's 'The Unrideables' series, and follows esteemed surfer Ian Walsh and friends as they push the boundaries of the sport.

Animated short explores the rapid evolution of the camera since 1900

Motion graphics designer Potero Delantero created an animated video that showcases 15 of the most iconic and groundbreaking cameras throughout the ever-evolving history of photography.

Going mirrorless easier with the Fotodiox Fusion Nikon to Sony lens adapter

A first of its kind, Fotodiox's new Fusion adapter offers full electronic control over aperture and autofocus for Nikon lenses mounted on Sony E-mount cameras. The $370 adapter could be a game-changer for photographers.

Fall foliage fantasy: Michigan named top spot for shooting autumn colors

Fall colors and cameras go together like peanut butter and jelly and the best state for fall color is Michigan, according to social media and Nikon. On Friday, Nikon announced the Great Lakes state garnered the most entries in a contest.

Photographer advocates for shelter dogs by giving one canine the best day ever

The "behind bars" photos don't do much for finding shelter dogs new homes -- so one photographer decided to give a dog the best day ever, complete with a steak dinner and a closet full of shoes.

Scientists hack camera to shoot 20 times faster with a filter-like accessory

Laboratory-level microscopic cameras are so fast, they are measured in frames per millisecond -- but what if that's still not fast enough? Researchers at Rice University developed a method for getting 20 times more speed.
Cool Tech

Artificial intelligence used to predict whether your next selfie could be your last

Researchers used artificial intelligence to gauge the danger level of a selfie -- in an attempt to help crack down on the number of people who die each year while snapping photos of themselves.

AirSelfie drone is small enough to stow away in a phone case

The AirSelfie is a minuscule quadcopter that fits in the palm of your hand and slides into a custom phone case for storage and charging. Its battery may only last three minutes, but that's enough to pull off the perfect selfie.

Shutterstock partners with industry newcomer for expanded photo archive

SilverHub Media may have a founding date of 2016, but they already landed a deal with Shutterstock. The move is helping the stock giant to expand editorial coverage, including shots of sports, news, and celebrities.