Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Welcome to a new week with plenty of new apps, and we've got all the best right here. Part of me wants to call this week's app roundup a special "music" edition because an odd amount of great music streaming and discovery apps came out this week—but let's not forget the huge app drops from Twitter and Instagram, too. » 3/26/15 2:00pm Thursday 2:00pm

You Can Now Install Twitter's Answer to Meerkat, Periscope

Since Meerkat hit the App Store in early March, Twitter's own version, known as Periscope, has been hotly anticipated. From today, the live video streaming app is available on iOS. » 3/26/15 4:37am Thursday 4:37am

How to Shoot Underwater Photos Using a Vintage Film Camera

Just because that awesomely-retro film camera you bought on eBay or at the junk shop uses film that's no longer in production (case in point: 126 film) doesn't mean you can't get any photos out of it. Through-the-viewfinder photography can be pretty effective when done well, by pointing a digital camera's lens through… » 4/25/11 8:00am 4/25/11 8:00am

Is the Boss Coming? Up Periscope!

Working from home, the post-man's the only person I have to watch out for, so cubicle-dwellers will have greater need for a boss-watching periscope than I do. Using a few supplies you'll be closing the Gizmodo tab well within time. » 5/13/10 2:20pm 5/13/10 2:20pm

Now Kindle 2 Has a Folio With a Booklight

Periscope's updated their Folio booklight case to fit the Kindle 2, which still houses a little memo pad, a pen, and a retractable light for covert reading. » 4/27/09 1:20pm 4/27/09 1:20pm

Kindle Goes All Old-Fashioned, With Periscope Booklight Case

Maybe I'm wrong, but a big part of the goodness of the Kindle » 11/10/08 7:21am 11/10/08 7:21am e-reader is it's easy-to-carryness, and its whizzy digital modernity: That's where this Periscope Lighted Folio for Kindle gizmo has me confused. Because at one stroke it seems to take the Kindle soaring back 20 years, with a faux-leather case with built-in…

SeeEye2Eye Webcam Eye-Contact Gadget Hands-On

The idea of the SeeEye2Eye is sound. Who wouldn't want to be able to look someone in the eye instead of looking down when you're in a Skype or iChat conference? Although the SeeEye2Eye teleprompter/periscope does work the way it's intended—letting you look directly at the webcam instead of at the screen when you're… » 1/24/07 1:30pm 1/24/07 1:30pm