As the photography editor for Digital Trends, I bring with me more than a decade of tech and lifestyle journalism experience. I have written for a variety publications that include Laptop, Men's Fitness, Computer Shopper, More, Best Life, and Men's Journal. My approach to tech is simple: Highlighting the best products that are easy to use with the most bang for your buck. On the side, I am an airline nerd who enjoys building Lego sets.
Using new cameras and algorithms, Google has rebuilt 3D images of buildings and landmarks in New York City and San Francisco, making them look more realistic. The enhanced rendering effects are coming to other cities in 2015.
Have a frequent traveler on your list? While you may not be able to give them the gift of a vacation, you can supply them with a few items that will help them enjoy their next trip a lot more. (Need more travel gift ideas? Check out .)
Umano, the service that narrates news and articles from the Web, launches Umano for Writers, a new service that lets authors narrate their written content. The free service also provides a revenue stream to writers.
For a full photography experience, a camera and lens are only a part of the story. Sometimes you need a few accessories to help you get that perfect shot. Here are a few that will make any photographer on your list happy.
The Lume Cube is a small flash accessory that shines up to 1,500 lumens. Used as a constant source or burst of light, the Lume Cube can be paired with four other modules to provide ample light for action cameras and smartphones.
The Kamkobp Action Jib is a portable and lightweight camera accessory that helps you shoot smooth videos with actions cameras and smartphones. It also has an optional remote controlled gimbal that can be programmed via smartphone.
While technology may sometimes seem to rule our lives, believe or not, there are many who still prefer the simpler times. But even non-geeks can benefit from the convenience tech offers. Our following product recommendations are not only…
Photographer Alex Webb is acclaimed for capturing his street scenes. He has collaborated with Samsung as one of the professional photographers to try out the new NX1. Webb shares with us his photos and thoughts on the camera.