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For better or worse, tech companies have to do a bit of product housekeeping every now and then. Today's Microsoft's turn to do exactly that. Most notably, the Redmond company announced it will be retiring its mobile apps for Photosynth, the platform it created to let people capture and view the w...

July 10th 2015 at 7:44pm 0 Comments
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For decades, people have searched for signs of "Nessie" in the murky depths of Loch Ness. Photos and videos have emerged over the years alongside supposed sightings, but they've ultimately failed to prove the mythical beast's existence. Is Nessie fact or fiction? Regardless of where you stand, Goo...

April 21st 2015 at 7:03am 0 Comments
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Abbey Road Studios is one of the most famous recording venues in the world, where artists such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Michael Jackson produced some of their most influential tracks and albums. Despite its heritage, the studio isn't open to the public, which means few outside of the music i...

April 15th 2015 at 9:34am 0 Comments
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There's something to be said for a well-framed photo, but with the right tech, you can now capture high-resolution video and stills in the round. That's what VSN Mobil's new V.360 is all about: it's a 360 degree camera in a tough shell that can capture the world around you in 1080p HD. It's availa...

February 12th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Remember 360fly? The panoramic camera from EyeSee360, which built the panoramic GoPano iPhone lens, has been on the scene since early this year at NAB. Now, the WiFi- and Bluetooth-equipped 360fly camera has been given the nod by the FCC, and an attached review manual gives us a better idea how it...

October 24th 2014 at 5:57am 0 Comments
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We first covered Cycloramic in 2012 thanks to the inventive photography app's clever way of taking hands-free panoramic shots. Users simply placed the iPhone standing up on its flat edges and the app would activate the device's vibration function to spin the phone around to in a circle. You can se...

October 7th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Google's all-encompassing Photo Spheres are no longer limited to Android users and those comfy with photo stitching software -- the internet giant has just released a Photo Sphere Camera app for the iPhone-toting crowd. As before, it lets you create 360-degree panoramas just by spinning around in...

August 19th 2014 at 2:36pm 0 Comments
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Been a while since you last took a trip to Mars? Once again, photographer Andrew Bodrov has stitched together the latest shots from the Curiosity rover so that you can spend a little time on another world. As before, the 360 Cities controls aren't the most intuitive, but hey -- it's a lot cheaper...

May 2nd 2014 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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We know that Google has been looking to bring more advanced photo features to Android for a while, but it may soon be ready to show off what it's been working on. Sources aware of Google's plans have confirmed to us that the search giant is currently testing a new version of its camera app that wi...

April 1st 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Keeping a steady hand when snapping panoramic pictures is a valuable skill, but NASA's upstaged your photographic prowess with something a tad more impressive. Using over 2 million infrared pictures shot with the Spitzer Space Telescope over the course of a decade, the agency's created what's bein...

March 26th 2014 at 3:27am 0 Comments