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  • 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.

  • News: Avid ships Media Composer 7

    Avid has begun shipping its new Media Composer 7, the latest update to its video editing software.

  • News: Video on demand vendors struggling due to mobile devices

    Traditional video on demand (VOD) operators are struggling as video consumption shifts towards tablets and smartphones, according to ABI Research.

  • News: Sony launches new high-end pocket cameras

    If you were already in love with your year-old Sony Cyber-shot RX100 (or just loved the pint-size point-and-shoot powerhouse from afar), get ready for even more fixed-lens imaging goodness. Sony has announced the Cyber-shot RX100 II, a new and improved version in the same genre that will be sold alongside the original camera.

  • News: Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 760 attacks the mid-range at $250

    Somebody forgot to tell Nvidia that summer is the time to kick up your heels and relax with an ice-cold mojito.

  • News: VCCP launches free 'iPad lightbox' app for tracing from photos

    The free Ad Scamp app allows the user to create a composition of images on screen, and then turn them into a line drawing.

  • News: Quark to limit QuarkXPress upgrades to one version back

    Quark is putting the pressure on owners of older versions of QuarkXPress to upgrade.

  • News: Instagram launches video to rival Vine

    As expected, Video on Instagram has launched to rival the popular Vine app.

  • News: Samsung's Galaxy NX spotlights Android software in a new high-end camera

    What do you get when you cross a Samsung mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with the Android 4.2 operating system? Why, a Samsung Galaxy NX. Of course.

  • News: Adobe Creative Cloud cracked and pirated mere days after launch

    Mere days after the release of Adobe's Creative Cloud suite, pirates have already marred the launch of the company's exclusively subscription-based apps. Magnet links for at least two versions of Adobe Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) 14 for Windows are circulating on the Pirate Bay, as well as copies of Dreamweaver CC 13 and Adobe Illustrator CC 17.

  • News: Class up your cats with Tuxedo Kittie

    My cats are a lot of things: Fluffy, stubborn, unnecessarily vocal after midnight --but they're not very classy. I can't tell you how many times they've refused to wear a tie or a monocle (26), or why they have such an aversion to pearl necklaces and martinis (no cash?). However, now I can just touch up their photos in post-production and make them at least appear to be proper gentlemen because Snapr has brought us the Tuxedo Kittie app.

  • News: Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions hit 700,000

    Despite customer outcry over Adobe's switch from Creative Suite software in a box to Creative Cloud software as a service, the company reports that it added 221,000 paid Creative Cloud customers to its roster in the second quarter of 2013 for a total of 700,000 subscribers to date. That's an increase over the 479,000 subscribers Adobe reported at the end of the first quarter. Those numbers, revealed as part of the company's second quarter earnings, are on track, and even ahead of Adobe's goal, according to Scott Morris, senior marketing director for Creative Cloud.

  • News: Target Tracking Camera means you'll never miss a fast action shot again

    A team from the Ishikawa Oku Lab at the University of Tokyo built a dynamic target-tracking camera that follows the movement of a high-speed object to keep it in the center of the frame. The camera uses a pan and tilt mirrors to its advantage for this technology to work. At 1/1000th of a second, the mirrors move rapidly in order to process the fast object, leaving you with a stable image--and an eerie visul effect!

  • News: Nvidia's GPU neural network tops Google

    A year ago, Google constructed a "neural network" of servers that eventually learned how to recognize cats. On Tuesday, Nvidia said that a team of Stanford researchers had used its own graphics cores to create another approximately 6.5 times more powerful, using just 16 servers.

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