YouTubers can soon replace ugly video backgrounds — no green screen required

Why add face filters when you can swap out the background for something more colorful in real time? Google is developing a tool for YouTube Stories that turns complex background swaps into a simple swipe.

Photo FOMO: From tiny cards to little lights, small accessories gain more oomph

A 985MB/s SD card, a $7 fast flash battery, and a phone case with 12 lenses? The newest photo accessories pack lots of power into small packages. This week's Photo FOMO explores some little accessories making a big impact.

Why am I the only one that loves Samsung’s AR Emojis?

This week, Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, and one of the highlight features is AR Emoji – which allows users to create their own cartoon avatars. While it received some negative reactions, the feature reminded me what it was…

Tokina launches a high-end, art-focused lens line with the Opera 50mm f/1.4

Designed for high-resolution DSLRs, the Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF offers a bright aperture, autofocusing and weather sealing. The lens is the start of an entirely new high-end series for Tokina.

Cringe along as we turn ourselves into Samsung AR Emojis

Samsung lets you create AR Emojis -- animated emojis based on a selfie of you -- in the camera app of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. We tested it out to see how accurately it could portray us.
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Vivo’s quirky Apex concept phone has a pop-up selfie cam, and no screen bezels

Ever wanted a glimpse of the cool tech smartphone company is working on putting into a future phone? That’s the Vivo Apex, a concept device with several standout, cutting-edge features that could be in a phone you’ll eventually have in…

Google’s Clips camera is now ready to snap your ‘big moments and little ones’

Google's new Clips camera is designed to recognize interesting moments and automatically triggers the shutter when it spots them. Just power it up, plunk it down, and the smart camera's software will endeavor to do the rest.

Designed by photographers, these Mountainsmith bags are made for adventure

Designed with the help of adventure photographers Andy Mann and Keith Ladzinski, Mountainsmith's latest series of camera bags includes six styles designed for travel as well as outdoor and urban exploration.

Wacom Cintiq Pen 24 upsizes the digital canvas — and works solo with Pro Engine

With 24 inches of workspace, the Wacom Cintiq Pro 24 creates a huge digital canvas for creatives -- and with another new accessory from Wacom, the Pro Engine, you don't even need a computer.

Sigma promises up-close detail, exceptional bokeh with new Art lenses

Sigma's latest Art series lenses are a made-for-macro 70mm and a made-for-bokeh 105mm f/1.4. With the announcement, Sigma is also keeping a previous promise to bring the series to Sony E Mount.

Turn your iPhone into a modern-day camcorder with the new Air app

You can replace your old video camera with a new app that promises to bring home movies to the latest generation of parents. Meet Air, a family camcorder app that lets you capture unlimited HD video from your phone. 

Sony’s ‘entry-level’ A7 III full-frame camera is anything but basic

Redefining what an entry-level camera can be, the Sony A7 III features a newly developed, 24-megapixel, backside-illuminated (BSI) full-frame sensor which promises improved noise levels and dynamic range.