Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Hands-On

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Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show this year, Samsung had announced a second generation version of its Galaxy Camera smart camera appropriately called the Galaxy Camera 2, and at the show we finally got some hands-on time with the shooter. The second generation revision is an overall refinement of the original bringing an evolved experience, […]

Intel Announces RealSense 3D Camera for Computers and Tablets

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As webcams become more and more useful, companies are looking for ways to improve it in desktops, laptops and tablets. Intel thinks they can lead the way with a new RealSense 3D Camera that Intel claims is “the world’s first integrated 3D depth and 2D camera module that helps devices ‘see’ depth much like the […]

Apple SnappyLabs Buyout to Bring Faster Burst Speeds to iPhone Camera

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Apple has acquired the developers behind SnappyCam, an iPhone camera app dedicated to taking burst photos. According to both Recode and TechCrunch, Apple confirmed the SnappyLabs acquisition, but didn’t say anything as far as what the Cupertino company has planned. The iPhone 5s can already shoot photos at 10 frames per second, but the SnappyCam […]

7 Android Smartphone Wishes for 2014

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With another year of fascinating mobile devices and technology behind us, it’s officially 2014 and there is plenty of upcoming smartphones and devices to look forward to. From the Samsung Galaxy S5 to Google Glass, and much more. While we’ve already talked about exciting Android smartphones to expect in 2014, many which will be announced […]

Sony Offers Huge Performance Upgrades to QX10, QX100 Lens Cameras

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Sony will be releasing a new firmware upgrade and a software update to the PlayMemories Mobile app for iOS and Android in the coming months that will offer significant performance gains to the QX10 and QX100 lens camera. The cameras are one of the most innovative, albeit clunky to use, camera in recent times. The […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera Set to Take Center Stage

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While the Samsung Galaxy S5 won’t arrive until early 2014, we’ve already received countless details regarding what to expect from the new flagship smartphone, and one important aspect that will probably take center stage is the camera. There’s been talk of super HD displays, industrial designs with brushed aluminum or metal for the chassis, and […]

Nexus 5 Android 4.4.2 Update Camera Comparison

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The Nexus 5 Android 4.4.2 update brings a new camera app with tweaks that should help with performance and the overall quality of photos taken with the Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 camera is a pain point for the device. As we note in our Nexus 5 review, the auto-focus is a bit slow, which […]

Free Mac Pro with Phase One Camera Back Purchase

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The new Mac Pro will cost at least $3,000 when it finally launches at some point this month, but you can get one for free if you purchase a camera back from Phase One. Granted, the company’s camera backs are extremely expensive, so don’t expect to plop down just a couple thousand dollars and expect […]

Another Use for Your Smartphone: 3D Scanning

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Smartphones have become the ultimate convergence device in recent years, replacing GPS units, radios, traditional cellular phones, pagers, cameras, PDAs, and even wallets to a small extent. Now, smartphones will begin to merge with another hotly emerging technology: 3D scanning. A prototype app developed by the Computer Vision and Geometry Lab of the Swiss Federal […]

Samsung Working on a 20-Megapixel Camera for Galaxy S6, Note 4

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Samsung’s research and development team is working on a 20-megapixel camera sensor that is reportedly made for the company’s new flagship smartphones. The sensors may not be available until the second half of 2014 or into early 2015 at the soonest, and it is reported by ET News that these camera sensors would be making their […]

StandScan Pro Mobile Lightbox Turns Phone Into Scanner

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StandScan Pro doesn’t seem like much until you scan a document or take a photo of a small object. Made of nothing more than lightweight cardboard and some LEDs hooked up to one of three power sources, the StandScan easily tucks into a computer bag or briefcase taking little space when broken down. StandScan folds […]

Android Camera Improvements on the Way, According to Source Code

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According to some good ‘ole fashioned source code, Google is apparently working on several camera improvements to Android, including a new API that would allow for RAW image capturing, burst mode and face detection. It’s said that Google has been working on these improvements since December of last year, but they still weren’t ready for Android […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Review

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After having been available internationally for some time now, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom has finally found its way to U.S. soil on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. The device packs in a lot of camera and a lot of phone, and its placement in AT&T’s lineup will have the Galaxy S4 Zoom competing directly against […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Release set for November 8th

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This afternoon AT&T and Samsung officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom smartphone with a dedicated camera lens attached will hit the carrier on November 8th, starting at just $200 on contract. Back in June Samsung announced the new Galaxy S4 Zoom, adding another option to the now growing Galaxy Camera lineup, and it has […]

Motorola Camera App Hits Google Play, Brings Updates Without Carriers

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This morning Motorola issued an update to the Moto X that is delivering some serious improvements to the camera, only we’ve seen this update before. Arriving for the Moto X on multiple carriers was a recent update, which included multiple camera fixes and improvements. Today though, following in Google’s footsteps, Motorola released the app and […]

Nexus 5 Features You’ll Actually Care About

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The latest and greatest smartphone from Google is finally here. Announced and released to the Play Store this morning is the new LG Nexus 5 smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat. Delivering the thinnest and fastest Nexus smartphone to date with 4G LTE, a powerful quad-core processor, and Google’s latest mobile OS. Now that the device […]

How to Edit Photos in iOS 7

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Both the iPhone and iPad are turning into excellent point-and-shoot camera killers, and Apple has kept improving the camera modules in its iOS devices with every new model, but what do you do with those photos that you took on your iPhone or iPad? You’ll probably transfer them to your computer in order to edit […]

Motorola DROID Ultra and MAXX Camera Update Coming Soon

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If you’re the proud owner of Motorola’s new DROID Ultra, MAXX, or Mini on Verizon Wireless, and have patiently watched the Moto X on all carriers get a nice little upgrade while you sit without, we have good news. The new DROID lineup features the same “ClearPixel” 10 megapixel camera as the Moto X, and […]

AT&T Rumored to Bring Galaxy S4 Zoom to U.S. to Challenge Lumia 1020

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In the high-end camera phone segment, the award-winning Nokia Lumia 1020 may get some serious competition from AT&T in the form of the Galaxy S4 Zoom from Samsung. Though AT&T is now offering and heavily promoting the Lumia 1020 as a U.S. exclusive, highlighting the device’s lossless zoom, 41-megapixel camera sensor, and excellent low light […]

How to Use Burst Mode in iOS 7

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If you’re at a sporting event, or even just taking photos of your grandpa blowing out the birthday candles on his cake, you usually have to be pretty quick so that you capture the moment at just the right time on your camera. DSLR cameras have a pretty fast frame rate that can shoot around […]