PHOTOS

  • Texas trooper files suit over punishment for Snoop Dogg picture 3 days ago

    A Texas state trooper who says he was reprimanded after posing for a photograph with rapper Snoop Dogg filed a civil suit on Wednesday over the punishment he felt was unjust. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) told Trooper Billy Spears, who was off duty but working in uniform as security...
  • Instagram gives a thumbs up to emojis, launches emoji search, emoji hashtags 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Photo-sharing Instagram has brought closer the emoji world to your photo and video feed with its new feature that lets you hashtag those tiny faces and characters. The Facebook-owned service has announced a series of updates that include the ability to add emojis to hashtags and allowing users to...
  • James Franco to play a gay activist who denounces homosexuality in his next movie 'I Am Michael' 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actor James Franco, who features in "I Am Michael", about a gay activist who denounces homosexuality to become a Christian pastor, feels films that raise relevant questions in the society, are important. In "I Am Michael", Franco stars alongside Emma Roberts and Zachary Quinto. "There's the coming out narrative, the...
  • On Earth Day, here are 20 photos of our planet that will take your breath away April 22, 2015

    Our planet is the only planet we can call home. No matter what caste, class, ethnicity, nationality or religion you belong to, we all have one home. It is the third planet from the sun. It is the blue planet. It is Earth. And Earth is beautiful. And nothing spells...
  • HP to sell photo-sharing service Snapfish April 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: Hewlett-Packard Co said it would sell its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish to digital imaging company District Photo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. HP, the world's No. 2 PC maker, bought Snapfish for more than $300 million in 2005 and made the company a part of its printing...
  • Satire, snark, and human beings: Two 'Humans of' pages that you need to see April 21, 2015

    Almost everyone who uses Facebook on a regular basis knows about 'Humans of New York', the famous photo-blog started by Brandon Stanton in 2010. With over 12 million followers, it is a worldwide phenomenon. The Facebook page for HONY received a massive spike in followers in the year 2012, and...
  • Photo of the day: Twinkle Khanna warns Baba Ramdev about future competition from daughter Nitara April 15, 2015

    Twinkle Khanna who is now a a columnist for a popular Indian daily, also like to keep in touch with her fans through the micro blogging site Twitter. She took to twitter to share a picture of her self with her daughter Nitara. The picture shows baby Nitara watching her...
  • Review: Apple's new Photos app for Mac bundles professional-level tools, makes fixing and cropping easier April 8, 2015

    New York: If you're like most people, those hundreds of photos you took on vacation are still on your camera or phone. You shared a handful on Facebook or Instagram, and tell yourself that you'll sift through the others - one day. Procrastinate no more. Apple's new Photos app for Mac...
  • 5 easy steps to automatically transfer your WhatsApp photos to Dropbox April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: We share so many pictures on WhatsApp every day and it is but a task to keep a track of them. If the pictures are important and your phone's storage is running low, you end up frantically searching for a USB chord to transfer the content to a...
  • Get your smartphone to recognise you better by storing an 'average' photo of yourself April 1, 2015

    London: Does your smartphone fail to recognise you at times when you try to use "face unlock" system? Upload an 'average' photo of yourself for better recognition. According to new research by scientists at the University of York, face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an...
  • Layout by Instagram: Why do we even need a separate app just to create simple collages? March 25, 2015

    Instagram just rolled out its new app - Layout - to make it easier for you to create collages. While we were trying to understand what purpose could this separate app serve other than merely creating very basic collages, we played around with it for a while and here's what...
  • Layout: Instagram's new app for photo collages March 24, 2015

    New York: Instagram's latest stand-alone app, released Monday, lets users combine multiple photos and post them as a single image. Called Layout, it is the second app that Facebook-owned Instagram has released. Last August, it came out with Hyperlapse, which lets users create time-lapse videos to share on Instagram. Layout lets users...
  • These miniature replicas of world famous photographs are picture perfect March 18, 2015

    What started as a private joke between Switzerland-based photographers, Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger, turned into a full fledged side project. Recreating history's most iconic photos.They create miniatures of those photos and they are exceptionally brilliant. The level of detailing surpasses the term 'hobby' by light-years and of course the...
  • Photo of the day: Sonakshi Sinha spends a 'lovely evening' with Arpita Khan, Dia Mirza, Sohail Khan March 16, 2015

    Sonakshi Sinha took to twitter to share her picture form the lovely evening she spent with her friends. Arpita Khan, Dia Mirza, Sohail Khan and Sanjay Kapoor took selfies with the actress at a private party. ...
  • Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment March 16, 2015

    New York: Is your penchant for sharing photos on social networking sites preventing you from enjoying real life experiences? May be, suggests a new study. The study has found that 58 percent of people believe that "posting the perfect picture has prevented them from enjoying life's experiences". The study was conducted by...
  • Alibaba to invest $200 million in photo-messaging app Snapchat: Source March 13, 2015

    Bloomberg: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is investing $200 million in photo-messaging app Snapchat, a source familiar with the deal said, striking its latest Silicon Valley deal as the Chinese ecommerce company builds up mobile services. The investment values the company at around $15 billion, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with...
  • Fotor app for iOS review: Handy, simple to use photo-editor that gives you pro-like results March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Beginning this week is our regular 'App Review' series, in which we will try to bring you an in-depth analysis of popular and the not-so-popular smartphone apps to enable you to make an informed choice before buying or downloading them. This week it is a photo-editing app,...
  • These illustrations about the Delhi Metro have just way too much truth to them March 11, 2015

    To someone who lives in Delhi, the metro is the lifeline. It has become a part of our lives. And like any other thing, it comes with a few very familiar situations that everyone has seen and experienced.A 19 year old Delhi-based designer, Rajat Mahanti, decided to capture these scenarios...
  • Photo Of The Day: Lara Dutta poses for a Holi selfie with daughter Saira March 6, 2015

    This could easily be one of the best selfies of the festival. Covered in Holi colours, mother-daughter duo Lara Dutta Bhupathi and Saira Bhupathi posed for a selfie. The actress tweeted, "Happy Holi all!!! Missing our pack leader but sending him our love!!:-). Play safe and have funnn!!!!(sic)." ...
  • Google+ likely to be split; Photos and Hangouts may soon be separated March 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Google Inc's Bradley Horowitz will run the company's Photo and Streams products, in a move that indicates the company may be reorganizing its Google+ social networking site. Horowitz, vice president of product management since 2008, announced the move in a Google+ post late on Sunday. "It's important to me that these...
  • Apple's second OS X 10.10.3 pre-release update for testers includes new Emoji set, latest Photos app February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple has rolled out its second OS X 10.10.3 for testers that includes an updated version of Photos app which is the iPhoto replacement. A report in 9to5Mac stated that the new OS, slated for a consumer release later this spring, will have tweaked ways in which special Emoji...
  • Khloe, Kim Kardashian safe after Montana traffic accident February 22, 2015

    Bozeman, Mont.:Khloe and Kim Kardashian are safe after the vehicle they were in slid off a Montana road and into a ditch on Saturday. Montana Highway Patrol Capt. Mark Wilfore says the accident occurred before noon on a highway between Bozeman and Belgrade, where the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is located....
  • Photo of the day: Alia Bhatt pulls faces as she shoots with Sidharth Malhotra for a new commercial February 18, 2015

    Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt come together for the second time after 'Student of the year' to in an advertisement for a cold drink brand. This picture, taken from the shoot of the add shows them sitting in a cafe like setting. ...
  • These 10 photos from the sets of 'True Detective' season 2 will get you into the anticipation mode! February 11, 2015

    The upcoming season HBO's True Detective has had everyone caught in anticipation. The Second season of the critically acclaimed crime drama, being in an anthology format, will have a different cast and storyline altogether.Colin Farrell plays Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a...
  • #ThrowbackThursday: 10 rare old photographs of some of the most famous faces in the world February 5, 2015

    This Thursday, let us take you back to a time when some famous people were cuter, when some were weird and some, just plain unrecognizable!Amy Winehouse as a childThe final live performance of the BeatlesA young Bill ClintonCharlie Chaplin and Albert EinsteinElijah Wood and Leonardo DiCaprio 20 years agoHeath Ledger...
  • Photo Of The Day: Fawad Khan and his wife Sadaf proudly pose with his Filmfare trophy for friend Sonam Kapoor February 1, 2015

    Sonam Kapoor posted an adorable picture of current heartthrob of the nation Fawad Khan proudly showing off his Filmfare trophy with his wife Sadaf smiling happily sitting beside him. The actor won the Best Debut (Male) award at the 60th Filmfare Awards for his role in 'Khoobsurat'. Here is hoping...
  • #ThrowbackThursday: 28 rare historical photographs January 22, 2015

    It is #ThrowbackThursday and today we have a splendid collection of rare black and white photos from around the world. Sit back, relax, enjoy the gallery and get transported back in time! ...
  • A new way to arrange your vacation photos as rich visual stories January 12, 2015

    Washington: Researchers at Disney have developed a new automated method that can arrange your vacation photos into a coherent album to create a compelling visual story. The method developed by a team led by Leonid Sigal, senior research scientist at Disney Research, attempts to not only select photos based on quality...