Google declares war on vertical videos by dropping this official Camera app in the Play Store.
NBC News reports that an American Airlines flight from San Francisco to New York was required to make an emergency landing in Kansas City on Sunday because one of the 215 passengers found a strange device taped to the ventilation system inside one of the bathrooms on the plane. Originally thought to possibly be an explosive device, what then appeared to be a flash drive turned out to be a small camera disguised as a flash drive. The FBI is currently investigating who the sneaky camera belongs to.
For part of his college thesis, student Jiho Jang created the GIFTY, an instant camera that captures up to five seconds of video. It then will spit out a number of frames that can be assembled into a flipbook for a hand-held GIF. At the moment, Jang's prototype is the only one in existence. Jang, if you're listening, we would totally back your Kickstarter.
Memoto is a mini portable "life-logging" camera that automatically takes two geotagged snapshots a minute everywhere you go. The 5-megapixel camera is GPS-enabled, weather protected and accessible via smartphone, thus serving as a virtual diary of your photographic memory that is searchable and sharable. The product is available for pre-order and free shipping on Kickstarter ($279), estimated for its first delivery in April 2013.