Samsung to offer two add-on lenses for the Galaxy Note 7

A new section on the accessories pages for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 teases a pair of add-on lens attachments. A telephoto and wide-angle lens will be available.

Budding VR filmmakers, GoPro’s six-camera 360-degree rig is finally ready to ship

GoPro is hoping to tempt budding VR filmmakers with its 360-degree "Omni" rig. Available from August 17, the kit comprises an aluminum cube-shaped rig fitted with six Hero4 Black action cameras which together offer immersive video…

Eye-Fi reacts to feedback, won’t completely brick older memory cards

Eye-Fi has released a new utility to allow customers to continue to use its older Wi-Fi SD cards past the previously announced end-of-life date of September 16. The app is currently only available for Mac.
Social Media

Snapchat courts charges of racism again, this time with ‘yellowface’ filter

Dubbed "yellowface" by a very, very incensed Twitterverse, a new Snapchat filter released earlier this week turned users into stereotypical Asian caricatures, complete with squinting eyes

Towels make a cheap solution for DIY sound-absorption panels

For the YouTuber on a budget, old bath towels can improve the recording acoustics of a room by absorbing sound and reducing reverb. And if you follow the steps in this video, they won't look like garbage when hung on your walls.

Dolphin snatches iPad away from SeaWorld visitor taking a photo with it

A woman visiting the dolphin exhibit at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, received quite the surprise when a sneaky dolphin stole her iPad as she was taking a photo with it. The incident was caught on video.

Brevite’s new camera backpacks keep your pricey gear on the down-low

Brevite has two new backpacks that expand on the young company's reputation for incognito camera bags. The new Rolltop and Rucksack are built around a similar feature set, and accommodate Brevite's standard camera compartment.

Otterbox’s Universe case turns your iPhone into a jack of all trades 2:10

The Otterbox Universe Case System turns your iPhone 6/6S or iPhone 6/6SS Plus into a Jack of all Trades with third-party accessories that you can snap onto the case. Swap out different modules in seconds for more functionality…
Cool Tech

This startup is launching a 360 cam into space so we can see Earth in VR

SpaceVR wants to bring the universe to your living room and is one step closer to this goal, having signed an agreement with investor and partner NanoRacks to launch its first virtual reality camera satellite in 2017.

Canon DSLR used to shoot short film ‘Noatak: Return to the Arctic’

With the 4K Canon EOS-1D C DSLR in hand, the filmmakers of The Muir Project headed deep into the Alaskan wilderness to tell the story of two longtime friends, now in their 70s, as they reunited to paddle the remote Noatak river.

Ikea's $8 Lack table makes for one simple DIY product photography booth

DSLR Video Shooter shows how you can easily build a product photography booth using Ikea's $8 Lack side table, some white foam core, paper, lamp, and a little elbow grease.

New Olympic record: Getty publishes photos shortly after they've been taken

Getty's team of photographers and editors at the Summer Olympics in Rio can shoot, upload, edit, and share images in as little as two minutes. The system that enables them to do so was seven years in the making.