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  • News: Photo of Tokyo is 600,000 pixels wide, lets you zoom-enhance all over the place

    Jeffrey Martin, panoramic photographer and founder of photography site 360Cities, just created the world's largest photo of Tokyo. The image 600,000 pixels wide, and it's a composite made from over 8000 photos. It took Jeffery two days to capture the entire scene from the Tokyo Tower's lower observatory roof using a Canon 7D DSLR and 400mm lens mounted on a Clauss Rodeon gigapixel robot.

  • News: Hulu gets animated with Seth Meyers' 'The Awesomes'

    Seth Meyers is, as they say in Hollywood, a busy guy. He's leaving SNL to take over for Jimmy Fallon on Late Night in the fall, but he's also doing a little moonlighting as co-creator, co-star, and co-executive producer of Hulu's first original animated series, The Awesomes. (The other main person involved is Michael Shoemaker, producer of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.) Meyers also is tapping some of his former and current SNL cohorts to come along for the ride.

  • News: Hulu won't crack down on Chromecast's browser-slinging capabilities

    For $35, Chromecast is a handy way to watch Hulu videos on your television without paying for Hulu Plus--and it's going to stay that way.

  • News: Netflix rolls out individual user profiles, offers personalized recommendations for the whole family

    Soon, you won't have to worry about getting recommendations for Barney episodes and romantic comedies mixed in with your superhero cartoons and high-powered action flicks. On Thursday, Netflix said multi-user profiles for single accounts will begin rolling out to all users worldwide. If you don't see the new addition to your account yet, Netflix says you will get it within the next two weeks, though not all devices will support multiple profiles out of the gate.

  • News: Behold, the first point-and-shoot 3D scanner for under $1000

    As the prices on desktop 3D printers begin to reliably fall below $1000, it was only a matter of time before portable 3D scanners would follow. Enter the Fuel3D portable 3D scanner Kickstarter campaign. The company is looking to raise $75,000 to bring its functioning prototype to market by this time next year.

  • News: Canon confronts smartphones with the itty-bitty Vixia mini camcorder

    Canon is betting that smartphone users--despite their outward enthusiasm for the all-in-one convenience of built-in cameras and camcorders--are privately pining away for a genuine, dedicated camcorder. On Wednesday, Canon comes to the rescue with the 12.8-megapixel Vixia mini compact personal camcorder--6.3 ounces fully loaded.

  • News: Zuckerberg says no ads on Instagram -- at least, not yet

    Instagram users fretting about ads clogging up their image feed can breath easy, at least for now. Facebook said Wednesday it has no immediate plans to put ads in its photo-sharing app -- though make no mistake, they are coming eventually.

  • News: Google unveils $35 Chromecast device for TV and music streaming

    Google has introduced a cheaper rival product to the Apple TV set-top box with Chromecast, a small portable device that streams video and music from people's computers and mobile devices to their televisions.

  • News: New QuarkXPress 10: Major overhaul modernizes the publishing package

    Quark has let loose QuarkXPress 10, a massive overhaul of its cross-media publishing package for both Mac and Windows. QuarkXPress has been revamped from top to bottom, starting with an under-the-hood conversion from the Carbon to the Cocoa programming environment and ending with a new cutting-edge graphics engine and a refreshed user interface. More than 50 feature enhancements promise to streamline the design process and improve the user experience.

  • News: Hands on: Corel graces Painter X3 with new visual, brush, and painting features

    There's image editing and then there's fine art--and Corel has always positioned Painter, its flagship professional painting program, on the creative end of the spectrum. With the release of Painter X3 (the 13th version of the famed natural-media software) for Mac and Windows, Corel seeks to augment Painter's position as a leading inspirational tool for creatives working in photographic and traditional art, illustration, Manga and comic art, conceptual art, and design. Even though it emerged roughly around the same time as its image-editing contemporary, Adobe Photoshop, Painter holds a unique place in the art world for its drawing and painting prowess.

  • News: Yahoo confirms departure of media chief Mickie Rosen

    Mickie Rosen, head of global media at Yahoo, who was responsible for properties including Yahoo News, Sports and Finance, is leaving the company effective Sept. 1, Yahoo revealed Monday in a regulatory filing.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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