FaceApp, the controversial photo editing app, is again under racism allegations. The app launched Asian, Black, Caucasian, and Indian as its new filters, and from the names, you already know that there would be racist undertones.
Apps/Software August 10, 2017
Lumyer is the latest photo app rising in popularity for its ability to animate photos with special effects.
Apps/Software March 10, 2017
Facetune 2 is innovating the way users edit their photos with tools like live selfie editing and Relight, making it the only editing app you will ever need.
Apps/Software March 1, 2017
Meitu, the company behind the beauty app that went viral earlier this year, released the dream device for selfie lovers. Named the Meitu T8, the smartphone packs a powerful selfie camera and an upgraded version of the app.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2017
A new game called ‘EatMessage’ launched in the iMessage App Store that uses augmented reality to have the player’s selfie dodging and eating emojis.
Apps/Software February 16, 2017
There is no person on the internet who has not come across a selfie -- or self-taken photograph. Many question whether taking too many selfies makes one a narcissist, but one study seems to refute the selfie's association with narcissism.
Life & Style January 31, 2017
Argentinean paper La Capital reports another animal death from tourist selfies. Tourists have been seen dragging a baby dolphin from the waters of San Bernardo, located around 200 miles south of Buenos Aires.
Animals January 28, 2017
Viral selfie app Meitu, which turns users into anime characters, recently went under fire for extensive data collection. The company defends its practices and says it's not selling user data, but here's the deal.
Apps/Software January 21, 2017
Gordon Holmes, a retired design engineer and IT technician, has come across Britain’s first Stone Age selfie in Baildon Moor. This 4,000-year-old selfie etched on a rock is supposedly of the artist himself.
Ancient January 18, 2017
Researchers have shared that flashing the peace sign can get one into trouble as it could lead to identity theft. This comes as a shock as not many are aware of identity-related information being obtained from one's fingerprints.
Security January 11, 2017
Microsoft has brought all of the Selfie features available for iOS devices into the Android platform. These include a sophisticated machine learning technology that ensures that enhancements made on a photo look more natural.
Microsoft November 7, 2016
Companies such as MasterCard, Uber and HSBC have adopted systems that could render selfie photos as either alternative or replacements for passwords in both online and real-world transactions that require security.
Apps/Software October 17, 2016
HTC is calling on selfie enthusiasts to send in their best selfies. The company has the HTC 10 as the prize for the contest, which is open for submissions until June 10.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 5, 2016
Sugar Land, Texas recently got additional public art on its streets and strong reactions followed. Residents’ and visitors’ reactions to the selfie-statue that adorns the City Hall plaza are splitting the public opinion in two.
Life & Style June 4, 2016
A couple was saved after being stranded on a cliff in Winnatas Pass thanks to a selfie and WhatsApp message.
Life & Style June 1, 2016
A 15-year-old teen in Ohio was electrocuted while attempting the Jacob's Ladder experiment he found on YouTube. The high school freshman was pronounced dead at the Mercy Regional Medical Center.
Society April 21, 2016
When it comes to editing selfies, there are countless apps available for iOS. We compared Facetune vs. BeautyPlus to see which option is the better one.
Apps/Software April 20, 2016
A record number of people underwent lip augmentation procedures in the United States in 2015, with a 48 percent increase since 2000. Plastic surgeons said the age of selfies may have driven this staggering increase.
LIFE April 20, 2016
Facebook-owned Oculus is poised to make the world of virtual reality more immersive with a VR selfie stick. The technology was demoed at the F8 developer conference on April 13.
April 15, 2016
Uploaded images apparently point to the upcoming HTC 10 smartphone having optical image stabilization technology applied to its front-facing camera. The feature has traditionally only been applied to the rear-facing cameras of smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 8, 2016
Shootlr is a new social media photo app for iOS and Android that lets people request selfies of their friends to see what they are up to at that current moment in time.
Apps/Software April 4, 2016
The ROAM-e, a flying selfie stick, has finally been released by the IoT Group. It's a light, compact and easy-to-use drone and selfie stick hybrid that tethers to your smartphone and snaps pictures of you on-the-fly.
Gadgets April 1, 2016
The Internet is currently losing it over this couple's selfie that shows the woman's reflection inexplicably facing the same way.
Internet Culture March 30, 2016
Verizon is now offering the LG K4 LTE to consumers who are in the market for feature-packed devices that don’t come heavy on the pocket. The 4.5-inch device can be snagged at $5.00 a month for a two-year contract or at the retail price of $120.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 26, 2016
Amazon recently filed a patent for a pay-by-selfie technology. Its customers will soon perform some actions such as smiling or blinking to pay for items on the app.
Apps/Software March 15, 2016
A baby dolphin was left in the sand to die after people took selfies with it. A man was seen scooping up the dolphin off of the water, which made a curious mob come close and feast on the poor animal.
Earth/Environment February 19, 2016
Taking a selfie was found to help people lose weight. Researchers said seeing progress through self-photographs is an effective motivator for dieters to stick to their weight loss regimen.
LIFE January 23, 2016
Astronaut Tim Peake became the first Brit to walk in space on Jan. 15, and he decided to commemorate the event with a selfie taken outside the International Space Station.
Apps/Software January 18, 2016
A selfie is about to cost a dancer quite a spicy price. Far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pan is suing dancer Brahim Zaibat for taking a mid-flight selfie that he pointed as the cause for his party’s electoral failure.
Internet January 16, 2016
The image recognition app Blippar is allowing David Bowie fans to capture images of themselves as Ziggy Stardust to celebrate the life of the iconic artist.
Apps/Software January 14, 2016
The app automatically takes age, gender, lighting and skin tone into account before finishing photo enhancements with a single click.
Apps/Software December 30, 2015
Microsoft has announced two new new feature phones, the Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual Sim, which retail for just $55.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 25, 2015
Have you ever wished that your smartphone had a better camera for taking selfies? Lenovo has just launched the Vibe S1, its first smartphone that has dual selfie cameras that can take really creative selfies at a professional level.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2015
The Boston-based tech company Neurala is releasing Dronie Selfie, an app that lets you take pictures of yourself — and turns your drone into an autonomous bot.
Apps/Software November 17, 2015
Researcher Andrej Karpathy taught an AI neural network how to rank selfies, finding that women take better ones than men.
Internet October 30, 2015
Forget passwords. The next wave of identity verification will come from selfies. MasterCard's latest initiative in making payments quicker and more secure will start with its Identity Check app where selfies can be used to make purchases via a smartphone.
Apps/Software October 23, 2015
"Vendorphoto," a selfie vending machine, from Japanese company Kirin Co. can take selfies and upload them for you as well. The device will be introduced in Japan this month.
Gadgets October 20, 2015
A thrill-seeking Russian teenager fell from the ninth floor while attempting to create an Instagram-worthy snapshot. Cases of selfie deaths and injuries have been increasing.
Society October 7, 2015
PETA has initiated a copyright suit on behalf of a monkey. The monkey, Naruto, took a selfie that went viral, and PETA now argues he holds the rights.
Internet September 25, 2015
Sharks have caused eight fatalities since 2015. Suprisingly, selfies have killed more people than these dangerous creatures of the sea.
Society September 25, 2015
PETA filed a lawsuit in San Francisco federal court on behalf of the macaque named Naruto to get the copyright to his famous monkey selfie.
Legal September 23, 2015
The new HTC Mood Player works with Spotify to create a playlist based upon the user's mood. The tool utilizes an uploaded selfie to determine how the user is currently feeling.
Apps/Software September 22, 2015
This smartphone accessory prototype featured on Kickstarter allows pet owners to keep their dog's attention so that they may take the perfect dog selfie.
Gadgets September 22, 2015
Half a million views on YouTube, after gorilla and teen share a passion for looking at pictures on a smartphone. What kind of photos would you show the great ape?
Society September 9, 2015
Man from San Diego thought his problems were finally over after receiving treatment for the snake bite he acquired while taking a selfie. But he was stunned to find that the medical bill due to him is another massive problem he has to conquer.
LIFE July 28, 2015
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