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VideoBlocks to offer 360-degree stock video footage for virtual reality

Stock video provider VideoBlocks announced that it's the first agency to provide 360-degree content for use in VR experiences.
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Going beyond the action: Developer program opens new worlds for GoPro cameras

GoPro has announced a new Developer Program that would allow third-parties to incorporate GoPro cameras into their applications
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Worth its luxury-car price tag: Hasselblad’s new H6D camera

Timed to coincide with with its 75th anniversary celebration, Hasselblad unveiled its new all-digital, medium-format camera, the H6D.
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Need a couch to crash on? Overnight mixes Airbnb with Uber on-demand

Overnight combines the best of Airbnb and Uber: connecting spontaneous travelers with local hosts instantly
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Lensbaby Twist 60 lens creates swirly bokeh for awesome backgrounds

Lensbaby has a new art lens for interchangeable lens cameras that creates dynamic background swirls and vignettes for portrait shots.
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How to dodge roaming fees and still stay connected abroad

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Panasonic GX85 ‘7-axis’ stabilization makes photos and 4K videos rock steady

Although Panasonic says its new Lumix GX85 targets budget-conscious photographers, it's packed with features that are hardly on the low-end.
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Nikon adds Pulitzer winner, celebrity photographer to 'Ambassador' program

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Winner of Ricoh's second Theta dev contest will receive cash, trip to Tokyo

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Sony adds affordable 50mm prime, 70-300mm as full-frame E-mount lens options

Sony continues to expand its lineup of full-frame E-mount (mirrorless) lenses: a new 50mm prime, and a 70-300mm zoom.
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Raden wants to be the Apple of luggage with a pair of smart suitcases

Raden is a another new company that wants to reinvent travel with smart luggage, but unlike other startups, it could succeed.
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Sony’s third-gen RX10 bridge camera gets 25x long-zoom lens

Sony's third-generation RX10, the Mark III, takes the best of the RX10 II and pairs it with a capable 25x Zeiss lens with optical image stabilization.
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In a social world, Nikon asks, do you ‘like’ or ‘love’ your photos

With a commentary on social behavior, Nikon has launched a new advertising campaign that asks if users simply 'like' or 'love' their photos.
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Record-breaking fiber-optic research is good news for high-speed VR, 4K data transfer

Engineers at the University of Illinois broke a record by delivering the fastest "error free" transfer speeds through fiber-optic wires, to date.
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Google’s advanced desktop photo editing software are now free downloads

For professional and enthusiast photographers, Google has just made its suite of advanced photo editing tools, the Nik Collection, as free downloads.
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Kayak hack lets you search for flights and hotels within Slack messages

Travel website Kayak has added support for searches within the Slack messaging tool.
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Wider seats, bigger bathrooms and LED lighting dress up new Airbus cabins

Airbus is launching a new cabin concept in the upcoming A330neo aircraft, called Airspace by Airbus.
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10 otherworldly movie locales you can visit in real life without a spaceship

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See the brilliant winning images of the 2016 Sony World Photo Awards

The World Photography Organisation has revealed the final winners of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.
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Update: Panasonic GH4’s new firmware adds post focusing and 4K Photo burst modes

Billed as the world's first mirrorless camera to capture 4K video, Panasonic has turned its flagship GH series from photo camera to a moviemaking machine.
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Adobe brings ‘all-in-one’ solution for quickly designing websites and mobile apps

Adobe's Experience Design CC lets you quickly build interactive websites and mobile apps simultaneously. It's now available for download as a free preview.
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Shutterstock’s visual search engine could make browsing photos less of a chore

Stock photo agency Shutterstock has unveiled its Reverse Image Search tool that finds photos similar to any image you upload.
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Jazz up dull Instagram photos with Adobe Post, no design skills required

Adobe Post is an iPhone photo-editing app designed for turning images into impactful graphics.
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Sony’s HX80 is the smallest camera you can buy with 30x zoom, viewfinder

With a 30x optical zoom and OLED viewfinder, Sony claims its new HX80 is the world's smallest compact camera with such specs.
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Sigma’s new mirrorless cameras boast medium-format quality images

At the recent CP+ camera show in Japan, Sigma announced its first mirrorless cameras, the sd Quattro and sd Quattro H.
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Zuli ‘presence’ home automation can now control Philips Hue lights

Zuli, maker of smart plugs that automatically turn on lights and appliances, announced its Presence technology and app now support Philips Hue lights.
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Ricoh WG-M2 rugged action cam gets stronger body, upgrade to 4K video

Ricoh's new WG-M2 rugged camera puts the focus on video. The new action cam now shoots 4K video, and has a tougher body that dives deeper underwater.
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New Nikon Coolpix long-zoom cameras can shoot 4K video

Nikon is adding three new long-zoom cameras with "always on" Bluetooth low energy Snapbridge protocol to the Coolpix point-and-shoot lineup.
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Nikon's premium compact cameras have large sensors, fast autofocusing, 4K video

Nikon is putting advanced features and performance into a new series of premium compact cameras, called the DL-series.
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Update: Former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris joins Twitter as VP of Comm

Twitter confirmed it has hired Natalie Kerris, a top Apple PR veteran, as head of communications.
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Adobe brings new Lightroom features to Android in Version 2.0

Adobe has ported features recently introduced in Lightroom for iOS to the Android version.
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Pentax’s long-awaited full-frame DSLR goes on sale in April

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Photos or videos, Canon’s new midrange 80D DSLR caters to both

The EOS 80D is Canon's latest midrange DSLR designed for both enthusiast and semi-pro photographers and videographers.
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Canon’s G7 X Mark II unveils improved processor, 40x zoom in compact SX720 HS

Canon has updated two compact PowerShot cameras, the advanced G7 X Mark II and SX720 HS megazoom.