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'Selfie harm' and the damage done by social media

With a new project called Selfie Harm, photographer John Rankin Waddell, better known as Rankin, wanted to see the role social media played on self image in you... → Read More

Fujifilm’s X-T30 shrinks the X-T3 in size and price

Fujifilm continues its effort to conquer the APS-C mirrorless market with the launch of the $899 X-T30, a slightly stripped down version of the X-T3. It's much... → Read More

Canon unveils more lenses to go with its new EOS RP camera

Canon has announced that, by the end of 2019, it'll add six more lenses to its EOS R and new EOS RP full-frame mirrorless lineup, bringing the total to nine. Co... → Read More

Gigabyte Aero 15 Y9 review: RTX 2080 performance, at a price

With last year's Aero 15X, Gigabyte managed an impressive feat: putting powerful gaming performance and long battery life into a 4.4-pound body. This year,... → Read More

Adobe's latest Lightroom CC uses AI to 'enhance' RAW images

Transforming your camera's RAW sensor data into a usable image is calculation-intensive and sometimes, your computer doesn't have the muscle to get it right. Fo... → Read More

'Beat Saber' players were so fast that they broke Steam VR

Beat Saber, one of the coolest and most physical games available on VR, has some incredibly fast players. Valve recently announced that it updated Steam VR to "... → Read More

DVRs aren't the ad-killer everyone thinks

Time-shift TV doesn't cut down on live viewing or ads watched, a study found. → Read More

Bringing the wonder of old-school survey maps into three dimensions

Mapping technology is infinitely better than it used to be, but satellites and LiDAR can never recapture the craft that went into making old-school US Geologica... → Read More

Tokyo will achieve its goal of making 2020 Olympic medals from e-waste

To make a statement about sustainability, Japan recently announced it would forge its 2020 Olympic medals from recycled smartphones, laptops and other gadgets.... → Read More

Lyft agrees to pay its drivers the minimum wage in New York

Following new laws introduced last year, Lyft has agreed to pay its drivers the minimum wage in New York, a union representing the drivers said. The law stipula... → Read More

Apple will pay its $571 million tax bill in France

Feeling pressure across Europe, Apple agreed to pay a $571 million tax bill in France. → Read More

NBC Sports and Rory McIlroy launch a streaming service for golf nuts

NBC Sports and four-time major champ Rory McIlroy have unveiled GolfPass, a streaming service for golfers. It will include 4,000 instruction videos, archived to... → Read More

Hulu teams with world record Instagram egg on a mental health ad

The world-record Instagram egg, now with 10 million followers and liked over 52 million times, has used its fame for good. After teaming with Hulu, it appeared... → Read More

Rotating LEDs reveal the moon as art subject and inspiration

The moon has always been there for us, providing illumination and marking time while inspiring mankind in art, science and space exploration. Taipei-based studi... → Read More

Samsung's says its new 8K TV chips will eliminate bezels

A simple chip could help bring 8K TVs into the mainstream and make them more awesome at the same time. Samsung has an unveiled a display driver IC chip with eno... → Read More

'Whisper' laser tech sends audible messages to specific people

Researchers from MIT have discovered a way to send highly targeted audio signals directly to someone's ear at a distance using laser beams. The system works usi... → Read More

I tried, failed and finally managed to set up HDR on Windows 10

You've been hearing a lot lately about high dynamic range (HDR) arriving to Windows 10 for gaming, movies and graphics. You may have also heard the rumors that... → Read More

McLaren imagines a future with AI co-piloted race cars

Formula One racing will be more like a video game in 30 years, according a fanciful vision of the future unleashed by supercar maker McLaren. According to its "... → Read More

Samsung Galaxy S10+ leak shows off its dual 'hole-punch' camera

Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphones have leaked again before their official February 20th unveiling, and this time, we're getting a good look at the dual front cam... → Read More

Olympus's flagship mirrorless camera doubles down on speed

Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera has blazing speed but not much in the way of new tech. → Read More