We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

More Photo & Video News

  • News: Remains of the Day: Ad infinitum, and beyond

    If you thought Apple would just dash off its iPhone 5 commercial at the last moment, then you don't know Apple, my friend. Meanwhile, the Netherlands weighs in on the Apple vs. Samsung case, iTunes gains share for digital movie downloads, and Windows 8 provides more information than you require. Stay on target for the remainders for Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

  • News: Motion FX uses Lion to add video effects in real time

    Autodesk on Wednesday launched a new video-effects application for Macs, one that uses the face-tracking technology of OS X Lion to create exotic images using your computer’s camera.

  • News: Nikon Introduces Six Cameras

    Nikon ushered six new additions into its Coolpix point-and-shoot lineup today, just in time for the fall, the beginning of the football season, and the holiday camera-shopping playoffs.

  • News: Sony Unleashes New Interchangeable-Lens Camera Lineup

    In a big day for new camera announcements, Sony was one of the busiest companies of all.

  • News: Evernote acquires Skitch, drops price

    Evernote not only wants you to remember everything—it wants you to have the option to annotate it, too. On Thursday, Evernote announced that it had acquired Mac image annotation software Skitch and its two co-founders. The program will also now be available for free on the Mac App Store, eliminating its original $20 price tag.

  • News: Twitter launches User Galleries

    Twitter has launched a photo galleries function that automatically displays then last 100 images shared by users of the micro-blogging service.

  • News: Pick the best camera for the job

    There is no one perfect camera. But if you need a camera suited to a specific kind of photography, you can get the best camera for your needs by looking for specific features. Obviously, it’s not practical to buy and carry a separate camera for every possible shooting situation, but if you regularly shoot in low light, carry your gear into harsh conditions, capture portraits, or prefer to travel light, then it’s worth buying a camera tailored to your needs. Keep in mind that most of the features we mention can be had with point-and-shoot cameras, through manual controls, but a few are available only on DSLRs or compact interchangeable-lens cameras.

  • News: Techspansion releases free VisualHub updater for Lion

    A strange chapter in the history of Techspansion’s long-ago-retired video conversion tool VisualHub is now drawing to a close with the release of a free update straight from the developer.

  • News: Skype acquiring startup GroupMe for group text messaging

    Internet calling company Skype said Sunday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GroupMe, a startup that offers a free group text messaging and conference call service on mobile phones.

  • News: Skype acquiring startup GroupMe for group text messaging

    Internet calling company Skype said Sunday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GroupMe, a startup that offers a free group text messaging and conference call service on mobile phones.

  • News: Autodesk gives new tools to 3D and VFX tools subscribers

    Autodesk has released packs of new features for its 3D and VFX tools that are only available to customers on the company's Subscription plans.

  • News: Twitter rolls out its own photo posting function

    Twitter has begun rolling-out a photo posting function that allows users of the micro-blogging service to share images without the need for a third-party app such as TwitPic.

  • News: Phone Data Caps: Five Things You Shouldn't Do (Too Often)

    Chances are, you no longer have an unlimited data plan on your mobile phone. Just a few years back, unlimited data plans were the norm, but now these all-you-can-eat options are rapidly disappearing. AT&T did away with unlimited options last year, and Verizon Wireless followed suit this year, moving to a similar tiered model. And even if you don't have an actual data limit, your so-called unlimited plan may very well come with a speed cap: If you use too much data, you'll see your speeds decrease significantly.

  • News: Orange and Apple offer free film downloads every thursday

    Orange has teamed up with Apple to give its customers the chance to download a free film from the iTunes store every Thursday.

  • News: CloudTV maker wins $115M suit against Verizon

    Cloud-based TV infrastructure company ActiveVideo has won a US$115 million judgment against Verizon Communications for infringement of its patents.

  • News: Blackmagic Design releases free colour correction tool

    Blackmagic Design has released DaVinci Resolve Lite, a free cut-down version of DaVinci Resolve that includes powerful colour correction features.

  • News: Is Flash CS5.5 a minor update or a must-have?

    Over time, we've gotten used to Adobe's Creative Suite release cycle of roughly 18 months or so for every major version of its software packages: Design, Web, and Production Premium, and Master Collection. And now comes Creative Suite 5.5. Are Adobe's new Flash releases just minor updates that we can ignore, or is the new version of the Flash family a must-have tool? Here's the scoop on why this Flash update is particularly compelling for rich Internet application developers.

  • News: ITV to charge for 'webisodes' on ITV Player

    ITV has revealed it is to offer bespoke content through its ITV Player online TV service that web users will have to pay for.

  • News: BBC launches subscription iPad app for 11 European countries

    The BBC is expanding its popular iPlayer digital content service, launching a subscription iPad application for 11 European countries, the broadcaster said on Thursday.

  • News: BBC launches global iPlayer app for Apple's iPad

    The BBC has launched a global version of its iPlayer app for Apple's iPad available.



IDG UK Sites

Sony Xperia Z3+ release date, price and specs: The Xperia Z4 for the UK

IDG UK Sites

Why Intel’s vision of the future is a future I want to live in

IDG UK Sites

10 amazing, creative uses of tech – and the brands behind them

IDG UK Sites

Jony Ive 'semi-retired' into new role: kicked upstairs as Chief Design Officer