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Art Basel with PHHHOTO
We've long been fans of motion-capturing social photo booth PHHHOTO from our friends at HYPERHYPER, and even had the pleasure of playing with it at CH HQ before its official release in early 2013. Though their looped-motion image-creating booth is...
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Interview: Paul Budnitz of Ello
We've long been supporters of multifarious designer Paul Budnitz—we even collaborated on a Cool Hunting bicycle with the Kid Robot founder. So when he began telling us about his new project, Ello—an ad-free social network—last May, we knew something...
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Richard Prince: "New Portraits"
by Charlotte Anderson It’s undeniably weird and yet somehow unsurprising to see Richard Prince’s Instagram feed plastered on gallery walls. On view at NYC's Gagosian Gallery, Prince’s latest exhibit, "New Portraits," is characteristically straightforward...
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The 19th Annual Webby Awards: Call for Entries
Now in its 19th rendition, the annual Webby Awards has again begun accepting entries. With five main categories—Websites, Online Film & Video, Interactive Advertising & Media, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social—there's plenty of opportunity to get involved...
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The Bosco Evolves
When we last checked in with The Bosco in 2012, the freshly formed start-up was touting its high-end instant GIF booth and video confessional. With GIF photobooths now all the rage at parties, The Bosco has evolved into a company that "bridges the...
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A Selfie a Day Keeps the Doctor Away by Mike Mellia
The selfie can convey just about anything. Commonly now seen in the form of the "duck face," or the boastful vacation shot—it's not who we are, but how we'd like to be perceived. In that respect, the selfie apes the best of classical European portraiture...
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GIF-Making PHHHOTO Comes to iPhone
For over a year now we've been loving PHHHOTO's moving image minimalist set up—even using it for our holiday party. Above and beyond most other portable photo booths out there, PHHHOTO employs an incredibly flattering light ring attached to an iPad...
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Edit Images, Videos and Gifs with Kanvas App
Though the current state of social media offers an app for nearly everyone, there's always room for more to play in the space—so long as they're willing to play nice with others across all key platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr...
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Intel Pocket Avatars Make You a Cartoon
Intel Pocket Avatars is a new app just released on iOS and Android that might be more cutesy than our usual interest, but the technology behind it is very impressive. In short, the app lets you record messages in real time to a cartoon avatar that...
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Pair Voice and Image with SpeakingPhoto
Inhabiting the interspace between still photography and video, SpeakingPhoto offers an alternative way of capturing greater depths with your mobile device. While a photo speaks a thousand words, many of the family photos that have been passed along...
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Offscreen: A Magazine Dedicated to the People Behind the Pixels
It's a universal truth that digital technology and the internet have inhabited major portions of our lives and economic systems. From keeping in touch to paying bills and even improving the world around us, technology is at the core of nearly everything...
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Cinamatic iPhone App
After almost single-handedly changing the way many of us perceived and consumed iPhone photos with the launch of Hipstamatic back in 2009, within a year or two the iPhone-only app slowly faded into the shadows. Despite the Hipstamatic brand making...
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LEBLOX
"You've been BLOXED!" That's what you'll be hearing following the upcoming launch of the new social app LEBLOX, which lets users create a pixelized version of almost anything and then share and 3D print the designs. It's reminiscent of the cult...
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Nimbus Smart Dashboard
For those friends who are constantly glued to their phones to stay on top of the info that matters most to them, Nimbus Smart Dashboard comes to the rescue. The digital dashboard tracks and displays up to four quantifiable categories in real-time...
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ART:I:CURATE
Art—thanks to the internet—is becoming more democratic and accessible than ever before. There are already numerous online platforms, like Artsy, which use the web to full advantage and encourage users to discover and experience art. Things are getting...
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