Ricoh Theta Camera for iPhone Captures 360 Degree Images


A camera that works with the iPhone called the Ricoh Theta Camera┬átakes a spherical 360 degree image with a single press of the shutter button. The user can later crop out the images they want to use thanks to software that runs on Mac, Windows and iOS devices like iPhone and iPad. The white camera […]

Smartphones Now Used to Capture Over 25% of All Videos, Photos


NPD research data shows that smartphone cameras now account for over a quarter of all videos and photos captured. 27 percent of all photos taken are now done with a smartphone, which is up ten percent from a year ago. In parallel with the rise in smartphones used in photography, the digital point and shoot […]

Tablet Camera Showdown: iPad 2, Xoom, Galaxy Tab


MacWorld puts the cameras on three popular tablets head-to-head for a showdown, and finds that the iPad 2‘s camera for video is good, but digital still image quality left a lot to be desired. Scoring consistently high in both image and video quality is the Motorola Xoom, which ha a 5-megapixel still rear-facing camera that’s […]