Enid Burns

Enid Burns

Enid Burns is a freelance writer who has covered consumer electronics, online advertising, mobile, technology electronic entertainment, and fitness-related trends for more than a decade. She helps run the fitness tech blog KineticShift.com. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Daily News, Playboy, and Computer Shopper.

Canon’s new 35mm lens has highest level of chromatic aberration correction

Chromatic aberration is one of the most difficult things to correct in a lens. Using a newly developed lens element, Canon says its new 35mm EF L-series lens has the highest level of chromatic aberration correction of any lens for sharper images.

Photography

New Flipagram camera feature lets you create real-time videos to favorite tunes

Flipagram's new Music Video Camera lets you create short clips to popular music, in real-time. The feature allows users to easily record themselves lip-syncing to favorite tunes – a popular trend on social media, Flipagram says.

Photography

Turn digital photos Into creative art with a blender pen

Looking for an easy crafts project for your photos? A blender pen lets you transfer laser- or photocopy-printed images onto any surface, from paper to wood and fabric.

Photography

Scientists develop imaging tech to help 3D cameras see in bright light

Depth-sensing 3D cameras like the Microsoft Kinect have issues seeing in bright light. A new technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Toronto helps cameras make out the 3D contours in any lighting condition.

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Bitmoji leaps out of Facebook and smartphones, now a Chrome extension

Bitmoji, the app for creating those humorous avatar emojis, is now available as a Chrome extension. Now, in addition to iOS, Android, and Facebook, users can use Bitmojis on the Web.

Mobile

Corel adds new brushes, performance boost to Painter 2016 illustration app

Corel Painter 2016 is out, and it comes with new brushes, streamlined workflow, and new performance features. If you're an Adobe Photoshop user, Corel also introduced new brushes via a plugin called ParticleShop.

Photography

Fujifilm’s new infrared camera isn’t for photographers, but cops, doctors, scientists

Fujifilm's new X-T1 IR mirrorless camera is designed not for photographers, but professionals in law enforcement, medical research, fine art restoration, and surveillance. The camera is able to "see" light invisible to human eye.

Photography

Watch mountain biker Brandon Semenuk complete a run, captured in just 1 take

Biker Brandon Semenuk made history recently. He's the first to perform not only the longest shot in action sports history, but it was all captured in one continuous take. The film's creators employed a sophisticated camera system to shoot the scene.

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Storytelling social network Flipagram signs music licensing deals with majors

Flipagram announced it has signed licensing deals with major record companies and music publishers. Users can now easily add popular music into their photo-video slideshows. For the music industry, it taps into Flipagram's growing user base.

Social Media

Google Photos’ ‘racist’ error highlights facial recognition’s limits

Google Photos is facing some heat after a user discovered the software mistakenly labeled photos with racist connotations. Google immediately apologized and is addressing the issue, saying it's an unintended consequence of machine learning.

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