Google app experiments push the limits of phone photography

Google doesn’t want to limit its photographic prowess to its own phones — it just released an initial batch of “appsperiments” that use the company’s knack for computer vision and other technologies to test the boundaries of phone photography. Stor……

Dutch police retire convocation of drone-catching eagles

Police in the Netherlands may have been a tad too hasty in testing a squadron of drone-catching eagles. NOS has learned that Dutch law enforcement officials are retiring the birds (they’re going to new homes) and winding down the program. …

Samsung and NYX want to sell you makeup with VR tutorials

It’s not just video games — virtual reality has lots of potential to change the way we experience information. You can experience what its like to walk in space with the BBC’s ISS app for Oculus, watch every NBA game …

Imgur’s Snacks is a Story-like collection of curated GIFs

Imgur began as a way for Redditors to share images quickly and easily, but has grown into a pretty robust site and accompanying mobile app. Last week, the company announced two new features that should help you find more time-wasting …

New standard sets baseline for HDR on PC displays

As video enthusiasts will tell you, just saying a display is capable of high dynamic range doesn’t say much — you need to know how well it handles HDR. And that’s crucial for PC monitors, where the accuracy and intensity …