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Virtual Reality

iFixit tears apart the Rift’s Oculus Constellation sensor, and it’s not pretty

The Oculus Constellation censor was torn apart by iFixit, and scored a one out of ten in repairability. Palmer Luckey was shocked by the score and responded, indicating that iFixit may have taken the hard route to access the sensor's…
Photography

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.
Photography

Shoot better photos with your Android phone by following these simple rules

Android phones can take some pretty good photos, so long as you know what you're doing. Here are some basic tips and tricks, from lighting to composition, for taking your smartphone photography to the next level.
Mobile

How to use Pro mode on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to take amazing photos

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge sport the exact same camera components and software. You might overlook the Pro mode as being too complicated, but if you want to take your photos to another level, it’s worth getting acclimated to it.
Photography

3Digify wants to provide cheap and high-quality 3D scans

Two cameras and one projector. This might make for one of the best value-versus-performance 3D scans on the market, though whether 3Digify lives up to its promises or not remains to be seen.
Photography

The iPhone 6S is responsible for the photos in the March issue of Bon Appétit

The folks at Apple have been telling us for years that our iPhones can replace all the fancy cameras in the world, and now thanks to Bon Appétit magazine, they're finally able to say, "Told you so."
Cool Tech

Wasp research may lead to smarter, more efficient drones

Knowledge gleaned from decades of wasp research may have application in the field of autonomous drones, helping roboticists develop smarter unmanned aerial vehicles and self-flying robots.
Cool Tech

The US Army’s new high-precision air drop system can deliver cargo without GPS

The US Army is exploring the use of new vision-based navigational software for its U.S. Army’s Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS) that delivers necessary supplies to troops in the field.
Photography

Polaroid Cube Plus – Video Review

Dusting off its instant film photography roots, Polaroid is improving its line of go-anywhere Cube action cameras. Its latest, the Cube+, offers solid performance and versatility thanks to its magnetic case.
Mobile

This smartphone's wacky 360-degree camera may change the way you take photos

Smartphone company Yezz has come up with the Sfera, a wacky smartphone that has a camera capable of taking 360-degree photos and video, which can be viewed on the phone or with Google Cardboard.
Cool Tech

Lynx6-A is a drone-based vital sign detector for first responders and law enforcement

California-based IntelliNet Sensors is looking to shake up search and rescue with a new drone add-on that can detect both the heartbeat and breathing pattern of survivors in a heap of rubble following a disaster.