Ex-Google employee turns attention to ‘living photos’ with new mobile app

Looking at a close-up photograph by Jamie Beck, the first thing you might notice is the woman's hot-pink lipstick. Framed so you only see from her upper lip down to a pearl necklace,

Published on: August 10th, 2012 Brian Jackson

5 frame worthy tips for photo cropping

When I was about 15 years old and a fledgling "serious" photographer, I wanted to enlarge and crop one of my photos in a particular way. Unfortunately, in 1979 it was all but

Published on: July 24th, 2012 David Johnson

iPhone attachments can shoot 360-degree video

The iPhone camera does a lot on its own, but it can't do everything. Shooting 360-degree, panoramic videos is one example. But addressing that missing feature is as simple as snapping a specially

Published on: December 19th, 2011 Alexandra Chang

Keep focus on social features for app success, Facebook says

Companies will succeed with their Facebook applications if they can do three things: provide an app that is more fun to use with friends, eliminate surprises with the social interactions taking place, and

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google++++: 4 add-ons to enhance your social networking

While rumors continue to swirl about when the Google+ API will be released to developers, that's not stopping some people from getting in on the Google+ action.Whether you're just starting out on Google+

Published on: September 9th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Facebook responds to Google+ criticism with privacy design changes

Facebook is making a series of design changes to the site to make it clearer to users who can see the content that they post, an issue Google has been criticizing Facebook about

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez and John P. Mello Jr.

Canon unveils two small-office photo printers

Canon has introduced two new photo printers, the multi-function PIXMA MG5320 Wireless Photo All-In-One and the single-function PIXMA iP4920 Photo Inkjet Printer. Both are targeted to the small office and home markets. Both models

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Jackie Dove

Rent Photoshop for $35 per month

Adobe will start renting Photoshop and other of its flagship products from $35 per month on a subscription basis, the company on Monday announced. The applications will be part of Adobe's new Creative

Published on: April 12th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

Google pays out 'dollar of vindication' for trespassing

By Juan Carlos Perez After a legal battle that lasted two-and-a-half years, Google has been found guilty of trespassing on a Pennsylvania family's property to take photos of their property for its Maps

Published on: December 6th, 2010 IDG News Service

BlackBerry photos don’t have to suck

The latest edition of Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry Connection newsletter went out yesterday, and the mailing included more than a dozen tips and tricks on how to improve your BlackBerry-digital-camera know-how. Most

Published on: March 26th, 2009 Al Sacco

ClickFree enables hassle-free auto data backups

While you know the importance of backing up data, if you're like the majority of PC users, you probably find backup procedures time consuming and complicated.A product that could simplify and speed up

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Getting the most out of iMovie 08

When Apple introduced iMovie '08, the program received more attention for what it was missing than for what it offered. It represented a complete rewrite of the iLife suite's previous video-editing component, iMovie

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Jeff Carlson