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  • News: Socialmatic unveils $300 price tag for Instagram-focused camera

    Hold onto your hats Instagram fans, the camera you've been waiting for now has a price tag. Socialmatic, the company, recently posted a photo to its Facebook page detailing the specs and cost of its upcoming retro digital camera. The Socialmatic camera will cost $300 and begins shipping in early 2014.

  • Opinion: 5 streaming TV shows full of badass, shady ladies

    A couple of weeks ago, seemingly everyone on my Twitter feed was linking to Laurie Penny's thoughtful essay in the New Statesman, "I was a Manic Pixie Dream Girl." It's a great piece worth reading, a hopeful lamentation on the idea that "Men grow up expecting to be the hero of their own story. Women grow up expecting to be the supporting actress in somebody else's." I think that's true sometimes, but luckily this week's crop of streaming TV shows is crammed with strong female characters--badass main characters at that. These women can't be packed into neat, boxed-shaped archetypes like MPDG or any other, unless there's a box for "Criminally intelligent, and sometimes just criminal, shady ladies who are up to no good."

  • News: Hulu owners change the channel on sales talk

    Put away your checkbooks, because Hulu is once again off the market. The video-streaming service's trio of corporate owners announced on Friday that they've decided not to part with the venture quite yet.

  • News: Nokia's new Lumia 1020 debuts with 41-megapixel camera

    Nokia debuted the latest addition to its Windows Phone lineup on Thursday in the form of the oft-rumored Lumia 1020, featuring a 41-Megapixel PureView camera. The 1020 is the second Nokia handset to come with a monster-sized image sensor after the Finnish phone maker introduced the Symbian-based 808 Pureview in early 2012.

  • News: Report: Microsoft helped NSA circumvent its own encryption

    Microsoft helped the U.S. National Security Agency circumvent the company's own encryption in order to conduct surveillance on email accounts through Outlook.com, according to a new report in the Guardian.

  • News: Vine coming to Windows Phone 8

    Vine, the trendy Twitter-owned mobile video app, is coming to the Windows Phone 8 operating system about six months after its initial launch on iOS.

  • How-Tos: How to send videos

    Here's how to send a large video file to friends, family or colleagues.

  • Nokia announces Lumia 1020

    Nokia has, as expected, taken the wraps off its Lumia 1020 smartphone which has a 41Mp PureView camera.

  • Test Centre: Nokia Lumia 1020 launch live

    Nokia is set to announce its Lumia 1020 smartphone today and you can get live coverage of the launch event right here.

  • Buying Advice: 6 best phone cameras

    Which smartphone has the best camera? We test six of the best smartphones' cameras to find out.

  • News: Instagram moves further from mobile with Web embeds

    People might start seeing a lot more Instagram content across the Web -- the photo- and video-sharing app has just announced the introduction of Web embeds.

  • Opinion: You too can make this 3D-printed film camera at home

    Film cameras may be obsolete as far as mainstream use goes, but that didn't stop Instructables user Bozardeux from designing and building an SLR camera. Oh, did we mention that it's 3D-printed?

  • News: Court in Pakistan orders YouTube block to continue

    A court in Pakistan has ordered a continuation of the block on YouTube in the country, after the government argued that a removal of the ban would have implications on law and order in the country.

  • News: Nokia expected to take smartphone cameras to new heights with 41-megapixel Lumia

    Nokia is expected to launch a follow-up to its 41-megapixel 808 PureView running Windows Phone a week from now, a move that will give the struggling phone vendor a much needed boost, according to one analyst.

  • News: Nokia Lumia 1020 leaked ahead of launch

    Nokia's Lumia 1020 smartphone has been leaked again ahead of its launch event next week.

  • News: How to shoot great fireworks photos with any camera

    Independence Day is also unofficially known as barbecue-and-fireworks day--and while I can't help you grill a better burger, you've come to the right place if you're looking for some quick tips on taking better photos of your local pyrotechnics display. Believe it or not, it's pretty easy to capture dramatic and vivid fireworks in a photo.

  • News: Vine gets new camera features and 'protected' posts

    Vine, Twitter's mobile video service, has just gained several new features designed to make it easier to shoot with the app and to share videos more widely.

  • News: Canon's EOS 70D DSLR focuses on clear, sharp video

    Photography enthusiasts will soon have a brand-new Canon DSLR to get pumped about, especially those who like to shoot video and have it be, you know, in focus. The company has announced the EOS 70D, a replacement for the 60D model, and it's crammed with features for the video-centric, socially connected, advanced amateur set.

  • News: Who's that girl on Netflix? It's Jess! (And some other funny people too.)

    If you're a fan of Zooey Deschanel and a Netflix subscriber, your day just got a little bit brighter.

  • News: The art of choosing colors

    Color can evoke emotion, capture attention, and send a message. Whether you're designing business cards, setting up a photo shoot, or shopping for throw pillows for your canary-yellow couch, choosing the right colors is important. Unless you've had a class in color theory, picking colors that go well together can be an exercise in frustration: Some colors pair up nicely, some don't, and who the heck knows why? Here, I'll review a little color theory as well as how to choose colors using a gadget that dates back to the 17th century.



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