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Google Pixel camera trick comes to other phones through a mod

Much of the Google Pixel's photographic prowess comes from its software — it's particularly good at high dynamic range photos thanks to its HDR+ mode, which fills in gobs of detail while reducing the blur you sometimes see in HDR shots. But do you h…
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Former Googler Vic Gundotra extols iPhone 7 Plus camera, pans Android photo ecosystem

In some Facebook postings over the weekend, Vic Gundotra shared his opinion about the state of smartphone photography and it is sure to rankle Android fans. Gundotra, who is mainly credited with the Google+ social network although he also played a big part in evangelizing Android, opined on the how well smartphones compare to traditional […]

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Stanford built a ‘4D’ camera for cars, robots and VR

A team of Stanford scientists have created what could be the perfect "eye" for autonomous vehicles and delivery drones thus far. It's a 4D camera that can capture nearly 140 degrees of information, allowing it to gather more information than conventi…
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Check out some clips from Essential’s 360-degree camera

Sure, the Essential Phone might be struggling to be legally released in the United States, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get hyped up over some early camera samples. Some clips from the phone’s 360-degree camera have been making their way to Essential’s own YouTube channel, so you can check out just what the accessory […]

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[TA Deals] Need an endoscopic camera? This is one is just $17.50! (87% off)

You absolutely need an endoscopic camera. Don’t fight us on that. Your head is too big to fit everywhere, and your phone is too valuable to risk squeezing into tight spaces and dropping it. On Talk Android Deals, there’s an endoscopic camera compatible with Android devices. All you do is connect one end to your […]

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Omni-Wearables’ FaceShot sunglasses feature a built-in video camera

Omni-Wearables’ FaceShot active sunglasses include a built-in video camera that docks into one of the arms. The camera can be activated simply be flipping it outward to begin filming the action around you.

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Vtech Star Wars Watch and Stormtrooper Camera: Our first take

We’ve been trying out a new Star Wars smart-style watch and a cool camera with augmented reality games from Vtech, a company that makes technology for kids. We spent way, way to long “testing” both.

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Pearl RearVision Backup Camera review

Tired of convoluted and invasive backup camera systems, a team of ex-Apple engineers developed RearVision, an entirely wireless backup camera with an integrated solar panel for keeping it charged.

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A 60 fps, 4K action camera could be coming in 2017 from Yi Technology

In 2017, a 4K, 60 fps action camera could hit the market and challenger-brand Yi Technology aims to make the first one. The company teased its new cameras during a pre-CES announcement over the weekend.

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YI 4K Action Camera review

YI Technology introduced itself to the United states with the YI Action Camera in late 2015. That device, which is still being sold today, surprised many because of its simple design and small price. It’s part of the imaging technology company’s strategy to penetrate the U.S. market with affordable, quality products. In 2016, YI revamped […]

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Infrared camera could help dentists discover cavities much earlier

A new smart technology could provide a new way for dentists to carry out checks for cavities: using a noninvasive infrared camera that could catch tooth damage before it’s too late.

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D-Link’s new Wi-Fi security camera gives a wide 180-degree view of your home

D-Link’s latest home security camera can show you an entire room without having to pan, tilt, or use a second camera. It shoots in Full HD, offers integrated night vision, and and stores up to a week of 1080p video on a MicroSD card.

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Leaked Honor 6X shows everyone is dual-lens camera crazy this year

Honor, Huawei’s tech-sharing spin-off brand, may have another smartphone with a dual-lens camera in the works. Called the Honor 6X, it may combine the best parts of the Honor 8 and the Honor 5X into one phone.

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Camera hard to hold? Olloclip introduces a hand grip for smartphones, GoPros

Smartphones and action cameras can be hard to hand-hold, but the Olloclip Pivot makes it a bit easier, thanks to an ergonomic grip. It rotates 225 degrees to provide a comfortable hold from a variety of different shooting angles.

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Rumors of a dual camera prove false as Huawei launches the G9 Plus

Huawei has quietly taken the wraps off of the G9 Plus, a successor to the G9 Lite. The device is available in China, and features a Snapdragon 625 and 16MP rear-facing camera.

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GoPro’s Hero5 camera could pack GPS

GoPro most definitely has a future planned beyond drones and virtual reality rigs. Both an FCC filing and an apparent video leak suggest that the upcoming Hero5 action camera will give you a couple of good reasons to ditch your Hero4. To start, the F…
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Ready to bokeh? Xiaomi’s newest smartphone is, thanks to a funky dual-lens camera

Proving dual-lens cameras are one of the hottest smartphone trends of the year, Xiaomi has announced the Redmi Pro. The two camera lenses on the back of this metal smartphone produce pictures with a bokeh-style effect.

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You don’t have to take off this camera bag to grab your gear

The Wolffepack Capture is a unique camera backpack designed to be accessible without ever having to take it off your back. To do this, it uses a patented “trapeze” technology.

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This tiny 4K action camera just got over a million dollars from Indiegogo

This 4K action camera is tiny but boasts up to four hours of battery life. Add in a motion sensor, a depth rating to nearly 200 feet and a 16-megapixel sensor and it’s easy to see why the Mokacam now has over a million dollars in crowdfunding.

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Light raises $30M, boosts specs of upcoming 16-sensor camera

Citing feedback from pre-order customers, Light has extended the zoom lens and doubled the memory on its L16 computation camera, slated to ship this summer. The company also announced it raised $ 30M to expand its capacity.

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No camera? No problem: French talk show uses iPhone when equipment fails

When a French talk show’s camera equipment died about an hour and 45 minutes into taping, the team had to make a game-time decision. And who was there to save the day? The trusty iPhone, of course.

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: A camera with brains, turbo toothbrush, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can’t buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Samsung’s $350 Gear 360 VR camera finally hits the States, but there’s a catch

Samsung’s bringing its $ 350 Gear 360 camera to the US, but there’s a catch: orders are limited to attendees of VidCon in Anaheim, California. It’s also revamping its Milk VR application.

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Just two megapixels and $40 turns any Android into a light field, 3D camera

The Eye-Plug may only add a 2-megapixel camera to Android smartphones, but don’t scoff at the little dongle. The $ 40 accessory, introduced at Computex, can add 3D functionality and refocusing capabilities — and therefore brings depth to simple smartphone images or video.

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How to use the camera in the LG G5 to take awesome photos

The LG G5 retains the best features of its predecessor, and adds a few others that help make it one of the top shooters available. Here’s how to properly use them and take your photography to the next level.

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22 photo apps to supercharge your iPhone camera

Apple’s latest iPhone boasts one of the best smartphone cameras around. Give it a boost with the our favorite photography apps for iPhone, whether you want to apply a filter or manually adjust the exposure.

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iBubble, an autonomous drone camera, takes users under the sea

First came the camera. Then the underwater camera. And now, there’s the diving drone camera. As tech continues to reach new heights, we’re exploring new depths of the seas thanks to the iBubble, the autonomous underwater camera.

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Who needs a camera roll? You can now take photos and videos within Flipagram

Flipagram has launched an update to its app that allows you to take photos and videos straight from the app — you’ll no longer have to browse through the camera roll in order to create media for Flipagram.

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You can bid on the camera lens that took moon pictures from Apollo 15

RR Auction is planning on putting a vintage Zeiss 500mm telephoto lens up for bidding later in April, a piece of equipment that once sat in the personal collection of former astronaut Dave Scott.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge named camera champ

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DxOMark has declared the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge the best they’ve ever tested.

The Galaxy S7 Edge this week received a score of 88 from DxOMark, which is the highest recorded score for outstanding image quality.

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“From blink-of-an-eye autofocus delivering fewer blurry photos, to superior low-light photography, to significant advancements in video capture, the Galaxy S7 Edge gives users a chance to capture every memory reliably and true to life. Central to this performance is the groundbreaking dual-pixel technology in the Galaxy S7 Edge camera—previously found only in expensive DSLR cameras.”

This is not the first superlative for Samsung’s new flagship line. The 5.1-inch Quad HD (2560×1440) Super AMOLED display of the Galaxy S7 was named by DisplayMate as the best ever.

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Pansonics’s mirrorless selfie camera fixes your flaws

To get the best possible pictures — of yourself — you could do worse than Panasonic's latest Lumix, the GF8. With a 16-megapixel sensor and flip-around screen, the mirrorless camera will certainly take far better pictures of you (and other stuff) t…
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Google takes its amazing Jump VR camera to a very festive White House

Google has taken its amazing Jump VR 360-degree camera rig into the White House, to give us a glimpse of the Christmas decorations adorning the many rooms. Using YouTube and the Google Cardboard viewer, you can see the results.

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ZTE’s Axon and Axon Pro get camera improvements, security patches, and more

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On Wednesday, ZTE started rolling out a software update to two flagship devices sold in the United States. The Axon and Axon Pro (reviewed here) are getting improvements to their cameras, security patches from Google, and better wireless signals.

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Included in the software update is T-Mobile’s WiFi calling, a quick launch button for the camera, faster focus and improved white balance, improved camera zooming, Google-issued security patches, Qualcomm-issued modem patches, and the ability to use MetroPCS as an APN. Not every item, though, is eligible for both the Axon and Axon Pro. The WiFi calling and camera quality updates are only for the Axon Pro while the Axon’s camera gets better zooming. The remaining updates are for both phones.

ZTE has not specified the size of either phone’s update, but both come with at least 32GB of internal storage. And nothing here is particularly substantial. The same probably won’t be said when ZTE rolls out Marshmallow for its Axon devices.

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With a 21-megapixel front-facing camera, the Meitu V4 ensures your trip to selfie heaven

Chinese outfit Meitu introduced the V4, an Android-powered smartphone that packs a whopping 21-megapixel camera on the front. At $ 548, the V4 isn’t exactly cheap, but for some, it’s almost impossible to put a price on selfies.

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These seven Android phones have a better camera than the iPhone 6S

It seemed as certain as death and taxes that the iPhone would always have the best smartphone camera in the world. However, things have dramatically changed as seven Android phones are now ranked higher than the iPhone 6S.

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The Nexus 6P might finally sport the high-quality camera Nexus fans have been craving

One thing that was always certain when it came to Google’s Nexus phones was that they would come up short in the camera department. However, this year’s Nexus 6P could finally be the one that breaks that streak.

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Give your quadcopter drone thermal vision with Flir’s new Vue Pro camera

Today, Flir is bringing thermal imaging to the skies with the release of the Vue Pro: a compact infrared camera designed specifically for drones. Flir is set to launch the new camera sometime in November.

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OnePlus 2 gets a manual camera mode with OxygenOS software update

OnePlus has started sending out an update to its OxygenOS mobile operating system, and the standout new feature is the addition of a manual camera mode for the new OnePlus 2 smartphone.

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Add-on promises to stabilize video from nearly any camera

It's possible to stabilize your phone videos through Hyperlapse, and dedicated video editors can smooth out other shaky clips with enough time and effort. But what if you want a simple way to eliminate jitters no matter which camera you're using? S…
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Spider drones, coffeemakers and camera stabilizers

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can’t buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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SpaceVR wants to put a 360 degree camera in orbit so you can watch the footage with VR

Explore space from the comfort of your couch with SpaceVR, a new Kickstarter project sending “virtual reality cameras to space so anyone can explore the universe” that already has 102 backers.

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