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The Moto X's Camera Is Truly Stunning, But Still Afraid Of The Dark

Every time a new shiny phone is released, the typical claims of how great its camera is are barfed from the mouths of marketing professionals. It’s no different with the new Moto X, whose previous incarnation took disappointing shots. But the new 2015 edition might just deserve a seat alongside other smartphone heavy-hitters.


Why Doesn't Instagram Allow Me To Manage Multiple Accounts Like Twitter Does?

The other day I wanted to post a photo to Gizmodo’s Instagram account. I had to log all the way out of my personal account, dig up the password for Gizmodo’s account, log back in as Gizmodo and post the photo. It made me wonder: Why doesn’t Instagram make it as easy as Twitter to move between accounts?


Instagram Isn't Only Square Photos Anymore

Starting today, Instagrammers no longer have to crop their latte art shots to the app’s creatively restricting square aspect ratio. Now users can choose one of two additional layouts — portrait and landscape — to add horizontal or vertical real estate to their images. Finally!


California Burning: Dramatic Photos Of Firefighters In Action

On Friday, California firefighters managed to fully contain the once-69,000-acre Rocky Fire. But 17 other fires still burn, with 13,000 men and women actively involved in fighting them. These photos capture the ongoing intensity.


Photoshop Reveals How Different Countries See Body Image

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or more commonly, it’s shaped and defined by cultural standards that are different around the world. To try and understand how the perfect body is viewed across the world, designers from 18 countries were asked to Photoshop the same model.


Framing Pictures With Fingers Would Be The Best Google Glass 2.0 Feature

The first Google Glass might’ve died an ignominious death, but don’t give up on face computers just yet. Google will most likely launch some kind of updated Glass in the future, and when it does, features like framing up pictures with your fingers could make it a whole lot better than version 1.0.


Instagram Is Finally Fixing Its Crummy Resolution

Instagram is a great way to share over-emojied pictures of fireworks with friends, but for years, pictures have been limited to a fairly-pathetic 640 x 640. Now that it’s not 2009, and most high-end smartphones have screens that can handle the pixels, Instagram is (finally) upgrading to HD.


Get Ready To See Way More Humble-Braggy Photos From White House Guests

Well, this is certainly the icing on the cake for the best week of the Obama presidency. For the first time in 40 years, visitors to the White House will be allowed to document their visit with the camera of their choice, and for the first time ever, visitors can immediately upload those photos to social media. Selfies with Bo!


How To Choose A Digital Camera

Digital cameras are trying hard to push back against the growth of smartphone photography. But few decisions are more complex than picking out the right digital camera among hundreds.


10 Tricks To Make Yourself A Google Photos Master

You’ve no doubt heard a lot about Google’s brand new photo service, and you might have even played around with it for a few minutes — but have you explored it properly?


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