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Google Gives Chromecast Users More Image Options

Google Gives Chromecast Users More Image Options

By Chris Crum October 8, 2014

One of the nice things about Google’s Chromecast other than its incredibly attractive price tag, is that it keeps getting better on its own thanks to both Google’s own updates and increasing adoption from other apps. Google announced one of …

Instagram Launches Hyperlapse App Instagram Launches Hyperlapse App

Instagram just announced the launch of a new app called Hyperlapse, which lets users capture high-quality time lapse videos. This can even be done while the user is in motion. Introducing Hyperlapse from Instagram from Instagram on Vimeo. “Traditionally, time …

Google Sells Google Earth Imagery To Businesses Google Sells Google Earth Imagery To Businesses

Google announced the launch of Google Maps for Business imagery, which enables businesses to buy and use Google Earth imagery for the first time. Through the new program, Google is giving businesses access to high-res aerial imagery from around the …

Google Adds Street View Imagery Of Cruise Ship Google Adds Street View Imagery Of Cruise Ship

Google continues to add Street View imagery to more places yet to be mapped. It’s had Street View-style indoor imagery for many places for quite some time, but now it’s doing cruise ships. Google and Royal Caribbean International have partnered …

Google Said Close To $1 Billion Skybox Acquisition Google Said Close To $1 Billion Skybox Acquisition

Google is on the verge of acquiring Skybox Imaging, a satellite company, for over $1 billion, according to a report from TechCrunch. This isn’t the first time the two companies have been reported to be in talks. The Information reported …

Google Maps Lets You Browse Old Street View Imagery Google Maps Lets You Browse Old Street View Imagery

Google has updated Google Maps to enable users to look at historical imagery using Street View. Users can browse imagery dating bak to 2007. This shows you how: “Now with Street View, you can see a landmark’s growth from the …

Instagram Surpasses 200 Million Users Instagram Surpasses 200 Million Users

Instagram announced that it has grown to over 200 million active users “capturing and sharing their lives every month.” The announcement comes about thirteen months after it announced 100 million monthly active users. Instagram also says it has exceeded 20 …

Google Adds Colorado River Imagery To Street View Google Adds Colorado River Imagery To Street View

Google has partnered with American Rivers to bring imagery of the Colorado River to Street View. Take a look at some of the beautiful scenery: “For 6 million years, the Colorado River has flowed through the heart of the desert …

Getty Is Now Letting Bloggers Use Photos For Free Getty Is Now Letting Bloggers Use Photos For Free

Getty Images, long known for suing people for using its photos on blogs, has surprised the Internet by making millions of them free to use. The photography giant announced that tens of millions of its photos are now embeddable, which …

Google Gets More Hawaii Street View Imagery Google Gets More Hawaii Street View Imagery

Back in 2012, Google added some stunning imagery from the Hawaiian Islands to Street View. Today, the company announced the addition of more. The new imagery comes as a result of the Trekker Loan Program Google announced last summer, which …

Google Adds More Underwater Street View Imagery Google Adds More Underwater Street View Imagery

Not content to just photograph the world’s land for Street View, Google has been acquiring imagery from under the sea as well. Back in 2012, Google teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to add underwater imagery from the world’s …

Here's How Multimedia On Wikipedia Could Work Here's How Multimedia On Wikipedia Could Work

The WIkimedia Foundation is thinking about some changes it can make to the way multimedia works on Wikipedia, and has shared its vision for some possibilities for the next couple of years. It looks like the experience will be getting …

Sonic Creator Wants You To Take Pictures Of Whales
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Yuji Naka, the man who breathed life into Sonic the Hedgehog back in the early 90s, is no longer with Sega. He left back in 2006 to form his own independent studio called Prope. The studio’s highest profile release since …

Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support
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The 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 recently received the Lumia Black software update, which allows for shooting pictures in the relatively compression- and processing-free RAW Digital Negative Format (DNG), as well as other small functionality modifications. Aside from the RAW upgrade …

Stunning Photos from TIME's Instagram Photog OTY Stunning Photos from TIME's Instagram Photog OTY

TIME magazine recently named David Guttenfelder, the AP’s chief Asia photographer, “Instagram Photographer of the Year” – an award that would have confused most people a few year ago. Sure, it’s a new medium – but why not give credit …

Adobe Updates Lightroom With More Camera Support Adobe Updates Lightroom With More Camera Support

Back in April, Adobe introduced the world to its latest professional photography tool with Lightroom 5. Now we’re almost done with 2013, but Adobe has one last major update for Lightroom users before the end of the year. Adobe announced …

Microsoft Updates Photosynth With New 3D Imagery Microsoft Updates Photosynth With New 3D Imagery
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Back in 2006, Microsoft introduced a new way to view pictures with photosynth – an application that converts photographs into explorable 3D environments. Since then, the application has received numerous updates with today being one of the biggest updates to …