New Navigation Features Added To Enhance Flickr

In a recent announcement, Flickr has disclosed the addition of several new features and tweaks to its design that make it easier to navigate through the photo-sharing program. The additions include new tools and a redesigned mobile app that streamline the experience for users across all compatible platforms. While some of the new features can … Read more

Smartphones Turn Into Microscopes With $5 Dotlens

A powerful microscope can cost you thousands of dollars, but researchers at the University of Houston have designed an amazing lens that converts the camera on your smartphone into a microscope that costs just $5. It’s called the Dotlens, and it has a campaign on Kickstarter right now. The Dotlens was created by Wei-Chuan Shih, … Read more

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ To Be Filmed With Next Generation IMAX Cameras

Reports are emerging that the new “Avengers: Infinity War,” part one and two, will be the first major motion pictures shot entirely with IMAX and ARRI’s brand new, next-generation 2D digital Alexa 65 cameras. In a statement accompanying the announcement, Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo said, “The intent with the Infinity War films … Read more

Fitbit Preparing For Initial Public Offering

San Francisco-based Fitbit, a leading maker of fitness- and health-tracking gadgets, wants to raise $100 million in common stock on the New York Stock Exchange in its initial public offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The lead underwriters for the IPO are Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America … Read more

Mobile Apps Providing New Opportunities For Video Piracy

The entertainment industry has been fighting against video piracy for years. Since people found that they could copy movies and TV shows onto VHS tapes decades ago, video piracy has become more and more widespread as technology has evolved. Now, live streaming from mobile apps is another new piracy headache for media companies. This was … Read more

Oculus Rift Headset Release Date Set

The high-anticipated Oculus Rift VR headset finally has a launch window after months testing and numerous prototypes. In a post published on the Oculus Blog, the Oculus Rift team announced its first consumer virtual-reality headset would be available for purchase in the first quarter of 2016. Pre-orders for the headset will begin later this year. … Read more

Google Boosts Scheduling Services With Timeful Acquisition

Google has announced that it has reached a deal for the acquisition of Timeful, a scheduling iOS app that syncs with your calendar. Timeful uses machine learning, data analysis and behavioral science to create a digital calendar optimized for time management. The company was founded by Yoav Shoham Dan Ariely, and Jacob Bank and was … Read more