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Snappr wants to make photo shoots “quick and snappy," but not all photographers are happy with it. The complaints stem from a set pricing model that lowballs established professionals with unsustainable rates. The post Australian startup Snappr could be the Uber of photography, but photographers aren’t happy appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj shows how a simple plastic bag and a rubber band can be used to protect your camera gear for less than a dollar, eliminating the need to carry around those heavy plastic protectors. The post Plastic bag, rubber band are all you need to protect your camera gear from rain appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A Polish company called In Utero 3D is 3D-printing bas-relief images of the unborn children of blind parents-to-be so they can have the experience of 'seeing' their ultrasound images during pregnancy. The post 3D printing lets blind mothers ‘see’ ultrasounds of their unborn babies appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Charles M. Conlon is one of the most prolific sports photographers of all time, and now a collection of his life’s work – some 7,462 original negatives – is up for auction. It is expected to pull in more than $1 million. The post Collection of 7,500 vintage baseball photos could fetch $1 million at auction appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a video outlining Samsung’s monitor lineup for late 2016, the Korean electronics giant has shown off the latest in monitor technology: deep curves. The CF791 is, according to Samsung, the curviest monitor in the world. It apparently out-curves other curved monitors by a significant margin. The post Samsung promises the upcoming CF791 monitor will out-curve the competition appeared first on Digital Trends.

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PortraitPro Body aims to streamline whole body edits with simplified tools. With options from slimming down to beefing up, the program includes a mix of extreme edits and more subtle adjustments. The post Industry’s first whole-body editor shows a portrait is more than just a pretty face appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As part of its ongoing attempt to make it easier than ever to pay -- and more importantly, get paid -- Google has updated its Google Wallet mobile app to allow for automatic transfers to your bank account. The post With new automatic transfers, Google Wallet users no longer have to ‘cash out’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Spotify is making quite clear the extent of its jealousy in the face of competitors, as per a Bloomberg report that claims "Spotify has been retaliating against musicians who introduce new material exclusively" on other services. The post Spotify reportedly punishing artists who release exclusives on other streaming services appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Don't just imagine what new color your walls should be. Actually see it. And not just in your mind's eye either, but rather on your phone. It's all possible with a new app from Prestige Paints called ColorPic. The post See walls bathed in a new color before you paint them with Prestige ColorPic appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There are tricks to locking up that can make your bike less likely to get stolen, but no lock is invulnerable. Where it's parked is key. Nookhub, a new app, offers cyclists a place to park their precious ride that's as secure as it gets. The post New app Nookhub offers valet parking for your bike appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Oculus Rift Touch controller arrives soon, and Oculus VR is getting customers ready by building what's known as a caged system. It's similar to HTC's "Chaperone" method for the Vive headset, which defines a block of physical space for injury-free movement. The post Oculus cooking up a VR containment system for room-scale Rift experiences appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Aston Martin has created a special version of the Vantage called the V12 Vantage S Spitfire 80 Edition. Limited to just eight examples, the vehicle was designed to honor the 80th anniversary of the Supermarine Spitfire’s maiden flight. The post Aston Martin honors 80 years of air superiority with Spitfire-themed edition appeared first on Digital Trends.

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This week, we'll go down the comic book rabbit hole with the Justice League Dark movie, Dark Universe; discuss the weekend's biggest movie, Don't Breathe; chat about new Guardians of the Galaxy concept art; and explore the problem with TV dramas. The post Between the Streams: ‘Don’t Breathe’ sees the light, Justice League goes Dark appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Posting your opinion on the now repealed burkini ban in several French towns could get you faced with a lawsuit -- if that post includes images of the police anyways. One French town tried to sue social media sharers. The post Town bans the burkini, then bans photos, and then the courts strike the ban appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Looking forward to the 10th anniversary of the Apple Music Festival? Then you better make sure you're an Apple Music subscriber. Otherwise, you won't be able to enjoy the 10 stars already slated to perform. The post The Apple Music Festival has some big names this year, but you’ll have to subscribe to watch it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Grovemade breaks free from its wooded accessories with a Wooden Speaker & Amp combo that sounds warm, deep, and totally unique. The post Grovemade Wood Speakers and Amp review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Plus: Uber burns through a big pile of cash in just half a year, and James Cameron's 1986 movie 'Aliens' gets a Blu-ray birthday box set. The post iPhone hack attack prompts Apple to release emergency update appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach for Disney might be directed by Oscar-winning American Beauty director Sam Mendes and penned by High Fidelity's Nick Hornby. The post ‘Spectre’ helmer is in talks for a live-action ‘James and the Giant Peach’ movie appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Photographer and visual engineer Steve Giralt gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to film a deconstructed burger commercial using a Phantom 4K camera and a robotic arm. The post Insider video shows how a deconstructed burger commercial is filmed appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Would you lie to a robot to avoid hurting its feelings? If you’re like one participant in a recent study, the answer is a resounding “yes.” The experiment sheds some light on our complex relationship with humanoid bots. The post Humanoid robots don’t have feelings — so why do humans worry about hurting them? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A 3D-printed, 20-foot-tall Stargate portal replica is the centerpiece of a new exhibition at Belgium’s Musée royal de Mariemont entitled "From Stargate to Comics: The Egyptian Gods in the geek culture." The post Full-size, 3D-printed Stargate portal replica took 1,000 hours to create appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Whether you're looking for a simple coffee grinder to smash up some beans or one that can be fine-tuned for your individual taste buds, you're likely to find the perfect option somewhere on our list. The post Six coffee grinders that grind so fine appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external chargers. The post 30 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Parents wanting their kids to learn how to build and program PCs should look no further than this "Minecraft"-themed do-it-yourself kit from Piper. The post Piper Computer Kit review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft is boxing up its initial shipment of player-customized Xbox Design Lab controllers for the Xbox One, announcing that its first wave of vibrantly colorful gamepads will arrive on player doorsteps in September. The post First batch of Xbox Design Lab custom controllers arrives in September appeared first on Digital Trends.

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