Digitize Physical Prints With Google’s New PhotoScan App

With Google’s new PhotoScan app, one can digitize their physical photos at home using only the standard smartphone camera. It’s not quite up to par with a scanner, but it’s a substantial improvement upon snapping a photo of a photo and cropping. Using four points on the hard image, the app initiates a more accurate, thorough capture. Additionally, the Google Photos app also received an …

Rijksmuseum + Etsy

The Amsterdam-based museum partners with the online marketplace to give historic artwork a second life

The famed Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam houses many masterpieces of Dutch history and culture, including “The Milkmaid” by Vermeer (c1660), “The Merry Family” by Jan Steen (1668) and, of course, “The Night Watch” by Rembrandt (1642). The museum’s holdings extend to a rather glamorous costume collection, furniture (and dollhouses for adults), ceramics and more. Following a decade-long renovation, the Rijksmuseum reopened its door in April 2013, …