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I would happily ditch the selfie camera for a full-screen phone

Once a month or so, I’m reminded that my phone has a front-facing camera when I accidentally hit the toggle button, only to be greeted with a closeup image of my own, dumb face. Honestly, I can’t

PSA: Google’s art selfie feature is US only for now

Google's Arts & Culture app has been around for about a year and half. But it's taken an art selfie feature to generate a bit of viral interest in the app...

Teleport’s neural networks let you try before you hair dye

Meet Teleport: An app that's using a trained neural network to power a selfie-editing feature that lets you change the color of your hair at the touch of a button. 

FaceApp adds paid selfie styling effects

Face-morphing app FaceApp, which uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic fashion, has updated its app to what it's calling FaceApp 2.0 -- further fleshing out its monetization pl

Miso Happy is a 3D selfie app that rocks the uncanny valley

Move over duckface. Shove off rainbow spew. There's a new selfie game in town and it wants to turn your 2D visage into uncannily accurate 3D -- then splice that axiomatic piece of you into animated ca

FaceApp apologizes for building a racist AI

If only all algorithmic bias were as easy to spot as this: FaceApp, a photo-editing app that uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic way, has apologized for building a racist alg

At-home sperm health selfies are on the rise

There seems to be a trend bubbling up for better tech to test a guy's sperm in the privacy of his own home. A Harvard-designed sperm motility app made headlines last week with a cheap, at-home test, a

Meitu’s new phone includes a dual pixel front camera and AI-powered beautification

Selfie app and phone company Meitu has unveiled its latest smartphone, which doubles down its focus on selfie cameras and beautification. Meitu went public in December with a Hong Kong listing that wa

Dobby’s foldable pocket drone is the perfect mix of portability and functionality

Most consumer drones available on the market today fit in one of two categories: full-fledged UAVs like DJI’s Inspire, Phantom or Mavic, or portable “selfie” drones like Hover that

FaceApp uses neural networks for photorealistic selfie tweaks

If you're finding the vision of Trump's visage with a smile on it generating 'uncanny valley' levels of unease and creepiness you'd be right. The smile is FAKE NEWS folks! Created, after the fact, by

The cost of hot selfie app Meitu? A healthy dose of your personal info

You've probably seen a Meitu selfie in your Instagram or Facebook feed in the past 24 hours. The app smoothes skin, slims down faces, and even applies a layer of virtual blush and lipgloss, adding a b

Snap crosses the pond and makes a home in the UK

In a different kind of British invasion, Snap (the company that launched 1,000 ephemeral selfies) has planted its disappearing flag in the UK for its international home-away-from-home as it preps for

Coca-Cola made a selfie bottle; luckily humans only have 1,000 years left

Coca-Cola may be thinking of Snapchat Spectacles with its latest marketing ploy, a selfie-snapping bottle that features a camera in what can only be described as a bottle boot with USB out for transfe

MasterCard launches its ‘selfie pay’ biometric authentication app in Europe

MasterCard is moving from trials of facial biometrics for payment authentication, including one in the U.S. and Canada launched earlier this year, to its first proper rollout of what is colloquially r

Now CanvasPop wants to turn your Prisma photos into wall art

Art photo filter app sensation Prisma, which only launched this summer but racked up more than 55 million downloads in a matter of weeks, has sparked a rush of other photo-processing apps all promisin

Messaging app Telegram adds selfie masks, DIY GIFs

With what looks to be an eye on Snapchat's selfie-loving fanbase, messaging platform Telegram has beefed up its in-app photo editor in what it dubs an "entertainment-heavy update" -- including an opti

DJI wants to end shaky smartphone videos

DJI hopes you’re tired of shaky and embarrassing smartphone videos. The Osmo Mobile is a handheld 3-axis stabilizer gimbal for smartphones. Just strap a phone to the top and a similar gimbal use

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Hello and welcome to the Internet. Those metal doors to your left and right are where they keep all the serious stuff like Amazon.com and Pinterest but right over here I think you will be delighted to

Hover Camera is a personal drone for selfie lovers

If you're done with selfie sticks and are looking for what comes next in the narcissistic world of self-photography, look no further than Hover Camera, a new "personal" drone that gives you a differen

Lollicam is a real-time mobile video tool for adding cinematic effects to selfies

When will teens get tired of taking selfies? Probably never given the myriad ways they can augment what nature gave them thanks the power of the smartphone in their pocket. And YC-backed Lollicam is a
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