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HTC has launched a new variant of its U11 smartphone called the HTC U11 Eyes, and it's built specifically for selfie takers (cue eye roll). The name "Eyes" refers to the handset's chief feature: dual front-facing cameras, which resemble a pair of eyes and bring features like live bokeh and post-focusing to selfies.HTC packs some other premium features into the model, including an 18:9 ratio Full
Joining the GorillaPod Mobile Rig recently launched by JOBY comes another new product from the company: the GripTight PRO TelePod. This little telescoping tripod doubles as a lightweight extending pole and is designed primarily for professional video creators working with smartphones or small cameras, such as an action cam.The JOBY GripTight PRO TelePod supports both landscape and portrait modes,
What do selfies from the South Pole have to do with deep space missions? Quite a lot, actually. On November 20, NASA used a selfie taken outside Antarctica's McMurdo Station at the bottom of the world and sent to the International Space Station to show off a new technology called Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN). This communication technology will allow spacecraft far from Earth to commun
NASA's Webb Space Telescope has got into the selfie scene. As part of the telescope's extensive cryogenic testing, NASA engineers had the giant instrument snap an image of itself that was used to test the alignment of the individual primary mirror segments and how they interact with the spacecraft's intricate optical systems...Continue Reading Webb Space Telescope snaps a selfie for scienceCa
Wake up with IR! Here's today's cup of Caffeine Priority... The saga of the "monkey selfie" came to an end earlier this month. For those who are unfamiliar with the story, the gist of it is that an Indonesian macaque, Naruto, used photographer David Slater's camera to take a selfie. That selfie, which is the index image for this article, has been used by many media outlets since its c
Photo: David SlaterPETA has announced that it has settled its copyright lawsuit against photographer David Slater over his iconic "monkey selfie," a self-portrait allegedly taken by a macaque named Naruto. The image went viral a few years ago, ultimately catching the attention of PETA, who argued that Naruto—not Slater—was the image's legal copyright holder. This spurred a lawsuit that has dragge
Better screening tools for all cancer would only be a good thing, but one type in particular where it could have a huge impact is pancreatic cancer. The symptoms of this disease don't often reveal themselves until it is well progressed, and it carries a five-year survival rate of just nine percent. Scientists have now developed what could prove an exciting new diagnostics tool, in the form of
A woman shooting a selfie lost her balance at an art exhibition in Los Angeles recently, causing a reported $200,000 worth of damage to the artworks. The whole thing was caught on camera and can be seen in the 35-second surveillance video above.Hyperallergic reports that the woman was visiting The 14th Factory, a collaborative art experience organized by the Hong Kong-based British artist Simon B
Adobe Research, the company's research and development division, has released a look at a new technology that tweaks selfies to improve how they look. The technology, which is presented in a new Adobe video, is designed to improve mobile portrait photography by enabling users to adjust the photo's perspective, depth of field, and more.Adobe describes its new technology as 'the potential futu
Fujifilm has announced the Instax Mini 9 to its lineup of instant film cameras. To start, the Mini 9 will be available in April in three colors: Flamingo Pink, Ice Blue and Lime Green. Two additional colors, Cobalt Blue and Smokey White, will then follow in June. Like the other cameras in the Instax line, the Mini 9 instantly prints credit-card-sized photos that are meant to be shared and passed is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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