Using clever algorithm processing, the app makes it easy to use your phone to create tracking shots and fast, time-lapse videos that look as if they’re shot by Scorsese or Michael Mann. What was once only possible with a Steadicam or a $15,000 tracking rig is now possible on your iPhone, for free. 

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Watch WIRED’s Peter Rubin discuss Oculus and the reality of VR on CBS This Morning.

Our July issue hits tablets today, newsstands next week! 

Jerry Seinfeld guides us through Instagram, wearables, Tinder, Secret, and more in a quest to help you vanquish your inner glasshole.

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These early storyboards from the original Star Wars trilogy are awesome.

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Watch a preview of our May issue!

Trust Me: How Airbnb, Lyft, and Tinder Are Teaching Us to Love Strangers

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This guy spent over nine hours walking backwards through the streets of Tokyo.

Watch his surreal journey — in reverse!

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Someone tell Busta Rhymes it’s time for his big comeback video.

This crazy video trick makes you king of your own funky little planet.

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If Instagram was around in the ’80s, this would be its launch video.

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Our February issue hits tablets and the web today, newsstands next week.

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The 13-second piece, which debuted today on WIRED’s Instagram and is embedded above, begins with Orwell’s rejection from Knopf – previously part of Simon’s “Black Square” series – and ends with a rejected Freedom of Information Act request made by internet activist Aaron Swartz, with whom Simon worked on the imageatlas.org project.

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