(CBS News) Photography fans will be able to shift the focus of their digital photos - after it's been taken. The Lytro Light Field camera is coming to national retail chains and some international locations.
Using "light field" technology, the Lytro camera records a full spectrum of light fields by using software inside of the camera. By having the light information available digitally, any user can edit the perspective of a photograph after it has been taken.Continue »
(CBS News) Apple fans can now order the iPhone 5 online and pick it up at the Apple Store the following day.
The Personal Pickup service lets users place orders at the Apple Store online between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. for in-store pickup the next day. Once an order is ready, the customer will receive notification to pick up the product from the Apple Store.Continue »
(CBS News) MySpace recently released a sneak peek of a complete overhaul of the social network in a video uploaded to Vimeo.
From the looks of the video MySpace will offer a modern, photo-heavy design with an emphasis on sharing music, videos and photos. Currently, the social network is taking requests for invitations to the new site. It's not clear yet if old profiles will automatically get ported over to the new design.Continue »
(AP) U.S. bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. says it will launch a video service this fall that lets users buy and watch movies and TV shows on their mobile devices and televisions.
The New York-based company says users of Nook Video will be able to shop an extensive collection of movies and shows from major studios including HBO, Sony Pictures, Viacom and Warner Brothers. The move into video puts Barnes & Noble more directly into competition with other online video providers, including Amazon.com and Apple Inc.Continue »
(CBS News) Google has made no plans to launch a Google Maps app for the iPhone 5's mobile operating system iOS 6, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt told reporters in Japan.
Apple released its iOS 6 last Wednesday. The new mobile operating system dropped the Google Maps app, which has been included in the iPhone since its initial release in 2007, opting for its own Apple Maps app instead.Continue »
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(CBS News) Facebook users may want to check their privacy settings as soon as possible. Some users are reporting that private messages written on the social network are showing up on their Timelines. But Facebook says the allegations are not true.
According to Metro France, messages that were written between 2007 and 2009 are showing up on Facebook Timeline. Even when the messages are deleted, they still appear on the Timelines of recipients of private messages, the newspaper reports.Continue »
(AP) The New York Times has completed its $300 million sale of The About Group to Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp.
IAC, which operates online businesses including Newsweek, The Daily Beast and dating site Match.com, announced the deal last month.Continue »
(CBS News) Apple announced Monday that over 5 million iPhone 5s have sold over the three days after its launch, selling out and topping its predecessor.
Apple's chief executive officer Tim Cook reported that the iPhone 5 has sold out, but that the company is working hard to meet consumer demands.Continue »
Apparently, Facebook's manager of media partnerships, Andy Mitchell, told journalists at a Facebook and Social Journalism meetup in San Francisco that the social network is moving away from "passive sharing."Continue »
(CBS News) Apple released its newest mobile operating system Wednesday, iOS 6. While critics are praising many of its many new features, the Apple Maps app has been the target of much ridicule.
Users who have updated to iOS 6 have complained of getting lost, missing landmarks and lack of public transit directions. Reaction to Apple maps have ranged from cheeky tweets to the London Underground suggesting iOS 6 users pick up physical maps. Then there's the Tumblr blog, The Amazing iOS 6 Maps, which posts screen shots of Apple Map fumbles.Continue »
(CBS News) Apple's iPhone 5 went on sale Friday morning and as expected, lines formed around the world. But, the celebrated smartphone's release did not come without drama. From protesters in Paris to burglaries in Japan, the iPhone 5 has arrived to a global frenzy.
Australians were among the first to get their hands on Apple's newest smartphone. As to who was the first to purchase the iPhone 5? That is up for debate.Continue »
(CBS News) Twitter launched a redesign Tuesday that updated its website and mobile apps.
The new Twitter includes a new header photo that can be customized to reflect users' interests. The addition of a header photo means that users will have the option of using two photos for their profiles.
The micro-blog also emphasized that the header photo will be consistent across all platforms - Web, iPad and smartphone apps.Continue »
(CBS News) Few titles have tapped into gamers' obsession with exploration and discovery as successfully as 2K Games' 2009 sleeper hit "Borderlands." The vast, over-the-top world coupled with a seemingly endless amount of loot (a mind-boggling array of weapons and ammo) and the ability to play with three other players created a compulsive concoction that struck a nerve with gamers. "Borderlands 2" improves every facet of the original, delivering a game that will please role-playing game, open-world and first-person shooting fans, long after the closing credits.Continue »