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The $1099 Camera I Didn't Use To Share My Hawaiian Holiday Photos

My wife loves technology. Hell, she spotted the job posting that landed me my first tech writing gig. She also loves sharing snapshots with friends. So when I told her that the Sony RX100 III could sling amazing selfies to Instagram with a tap of her phone, she was understandably stoked. When we packed our bags for a week-long holiday to Maui, it was the only dedicated camera we took along.


17-Year-Old Climbed NYC's Tallest New Building And Took These Photos

We’ve watched the future tallest residential building in America grow from a mere rendering into an almost-complete building over the past three years. 432 Park Avenue is now a prime target for the growing number of daredevils who climb forbidden or abandoned structures and bring back photos as proof — and now, a 17-year-old urban explorer has done just that.


Instragram Blackout Continues During Protests In Hong Kong

China is continuing its disturbing trend of social media crackdowns as pro-democracy protests flair in Hong Kong. Websites such as Blocked In China, which monitor the government’s censorship of online services, confirm that the blackout spreads across the country.


This Website Gives Your Unloved Instagram Posts A Second Chance

We’ve all felt the sting of rejection. That perfectly crafted tweet gets no favourites. That smart and insightful Facebook post garners no comments. That amazingly timed Vine disappears into obscurity. No Likes Yet doesn’t want your Instagram pics to share a similar fate.


Watch Out For The Identity-Stealing Spambots Of Instagram

The latest crop of spambots on Instagram are employing a trick even slimier than just buying fake followers: They’re stealing profiles. As The Verge reported today, some Instagram users are getting followed by their bot doppelgängers, profiles made up entirely from their ripped-off images.


This Is What Your Average Instagram Picture Looks Like

If you’ve ever wondered what the average Instagram picture looks like, then wonder no longer. The web app Metagramme lets you create an average image based on the last 32 pictures you uploaded to Instagram.


Here’s How Instagram Hyperlapse Works

Instagram’s Hyperlapse allows you to create some very cool looking video timelapses while still moving the camera around. Here’s how it works.


Instagram Hyperlapse Hands-On: Video Simplified And Stabilised

Instagram has launched Hyperlapse, a super-quick and easy way to make timelapse videos with your phone. It’s an exemplar of simplicity, allowing even the shakiest of individuals access to smoothed out video in a flash.


Instagram's New App Creates Nifty Hyperlapse Videos With Your Phone

Wired is reporting that later today Instagram will announce an all-new standalone app called Hyperlapse, which allows the creation of stabilised moving timelapse videos. It’s a feature previously only available to those with more advanced photographic gear and know-how.


My Weekend Without Social Media

My name is Luke Hopewell, and I’m an unapologetic social media addict. Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Facebook, Slingshot, Snapchat, Secret, Tinder and Bolt: hook them straight up to my veins. Last weekend my boss challenged me to go a weekend without my favourite apps, and I had a panic attack just thinking about it. This was my slow descent into madness.


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