Photography News: Tiffen launches portable LED, COOPH designs heated photo vest

Tiffen Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photography News of the Week is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like the tiny DJI Osmo Pocket and the new Capture One […]


Capture One 12 launches ‘near-instantaneous’ masking tool in new interface

[embedded content] Masking local adjustments is one of the more time-consuming tasks in photo editing, but Capture One, the RAW photo editor from Phase One, claims to turn the task to one that’s “near-instantaneous” with a new tool. On Thursday, November 29, Phase One launched Capture One 12 with new masking tools, an enhanced user […]

Emerging Tech

Watch live as SpaceX launches (and lands) another Falcon 9 rocket today

[embedded content] SpaceX is due to perform its latest rocket launch and landing this afternoon. The rocket in question is one of SpaceX’s used Falcon 9 rockets. It will be employed to launch Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite, which will be provide communications for the Middle East and parts of North Africa. The satellite will also […]

Gears & Gadgets

Samsung’s foldable phone is real, and it launches next year

Samsung’s flexible phone. It starts in phone mode… And opens into a tablet mode. There are two displays on Samsung’s phone. One static phone-style display on the outside, and athe folding display on the inside. Putting the folding display on the inside of the device means putting a serious bend in the display. As you […]


Walmart Launches Trio of Gaming Desktops and Laptops

Walmart decided that rather than just selling gaming hardware from other manufacturers, it’s going to enter the arena itself. From November, you’ll be able to pick from a range of three gaming laptops and three gaming desktops offered under the brand Overpowered. Rather than going it alone, Walmart decided to partner with Esports Arena who […]

Gears & Gadgets

Samsung launches Snapdragon 850-powered Windows 2-in-1

Samsung Galaxy Book2 from the front. Samsung Samsung Galaxy Book2 from the side. Samsung Samsung Galaxy Book2 from the side, without the keyboard. Samsung Samsung Galaxy Book2 keyboard and pen close-up. Samsung Samsung today announced the Galaxy Book2 (sic; the company has not put a space between the word and the number), a 2-in-1 tablet […]


Vimeo thinks regular stock video stinks, launches alternative for creatives

[embedded content] Vimeo has carved out a niche involving more than just ads for monetizing video — and now the video platform has another tool inside its arsenal. On Wednesday, September 5, Vimeo launched Vimeo Stock, a royalty-free marketplace for stock video. But Vimeo says it wants to do more than offer creatives another monetization tool and […]

Gears & Gadgets

Google celebrates a decade of Google Chrome, launches major redesign

The new Google Chrome. Check out that new tab bar. With multiple tabs open, the background changes to gray allowing for some tab separation. Still, background tabs only get a vertical separator, rather than distinct shapes. Here’s everything in incognito mode. The new design takes up more space. The tab and address bar (shown here, […]

Top Stories

Facebook Watch video service launches worldwide

Facebook’s Watch video-streaming service is rolling out worldwide, just over a year after its US launch. Users will be able to choose from a range of shows – from both established brands and new players – and have the ability to view clips saved from their News Feeds. The firm plans to allow all content […]


Intel Launches New 8th-Gen Laptop Processors

Intel today unveiled six new mobile processors split between the U and Y series of chips. The U-Series, formerly codenamed Whiskey Lake, are 15W chips focused on connectivity and performance laptops, whereas the Y-Series, formerly codenamed Amber Lake, are 5W chips meant for the thinnest possible laptops. Three new processors are being added to the […]


Photo FOMO: MagMod launches quick set softbox, Fujifilm gets new firmware

[embedded content] Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photo FOMO is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like our review of the DJI Ronin-S gimbal, the new SD card standard […]

Gears & Gadgets

Apple launches service program to address MacBook keyboard woes

Enlarge / The keyboard on the 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pro. Andrew Cunningham Apple has publicly acknowledged that the butterfly switch keyboards in some MacBook and MacBook Pro computers have given consumers some trouble, and it has launched a new repair service program that promises to fix problems with those keyboards for free, regardless of […]

Gears & Gadgets

Google launches a Web client for Android’s SMS app

Enlarge / works now, but you’ll need the phone app to get the feature, too. Google Android’s default messaging client for 2018—”Messages”—is getting a Web client today. Google announced the feature launch on the official Google blog, which says “Messages for Web” will roll out to everyone over the next week. Android Messages started as […]