Microsoft’s new Photosynth takes 3D photo stitching to a new level of realism

Microsoft unveiled a preview of its third-generation Photosynth photo-stitching application today, showing off new levels of smoothness and resolution that add more realism to the resulting interactive 3D “synths.” The result feels at times more like an interactive video scene than a collection of photos. Here’s an example of a scene created by the new… Read More

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Now on Google Street View: Museum of Flight, LeMay’s vintage cars, airport terminals

If you’re interested in taking your friends and family on a virtual vacation this Thanksgiving, Google Maps has you covered with some new interior views of Seattle’s Museum of Flight and the LeMay Museum. The additions are a part of the company’s latest update to Street View. While Google is promoting the addition of transit… Read More


Google revamps Maps for iOS, updates Chrome

It’s the week for new features for Google’s iOS apps. The Mountain View-based search titan released key updates to Google Maps and Chrome for the iPhone and iPad, bringing new features to both products. After a prolonged absence from the iPad, Google Maps is making a triumphant return with version 2.0, which also brings a… Read More


Epic dancing video ‘Where The Hell is Matt’ reaches 10M views in 10 months

Since today is International Dance Day, what better time to talk about Matt Harding, the dude behind the global dancing phenomenon Where The Hell is Matt? Harding’s most impressive video, a compilation of him dancing all around the world in place like Afghanistan and Haiti, has garnered more than ten million views in ten months on YouTube and is a… Read More


Can you find your company on the Seattle Startup Map?

Zachary Cohn and Nick Hughes were planning out the logistics for the next Startup Crawl event in Seattle when they recognized a problem. There wasn’t a go-to map to see where startup companies are located in the Seattle area. From that brainstorm, an idea was born. It’s called the Seattle Startup Map. It is a pretty… Read More