Earlier today the Insight lander successfully touched down on Mars, and it's already crushing the 'gram. Signals indicating that its solar panels had opened and were generating power came back to Earth at about 8:30 PM ET, along with a few photograph…
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With Lenovo, LG, Sony, and JBL announcing at CES 2018 that they would launch smart displays with the Google Assistant built-in to take on Amazon’s Echo Show, it was just a matter of time before Google threw its hat into the ring with a device of its own. And sure enough, a little later than […]
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OnePlus likes to hype up their cameras ahead of launches, and CEO Carl Pei is hopping in to get everyone excited for their latest flagship. He’s shared a photo directly from the OnePlus 6T over on Weibo so everyone can see just what the phone is capable of. That’s if you trust him to upload […]
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Since it's been a year since Rosetta landed on the comet it orbited for a couple of years, you'd think the ESA had already decoded everything the vessel sent back before its demise. Apparently, the probe has one last surprise for all of us: a close-u…
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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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Instagram's ephemeral Stories has been around for less than a year, but it's already beaten Snapchat at its own game. Today, the photo-sharing network is taking yet another swing at its rival with a new feature that lets you reply to Stories with a p…
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Nissan has been slowly teasing the next-generation Leaf EV, and will continue to do so over the course of the summer. We now know, though, when the teasing ends and the feature presentation begins, as the automaker announced on Twitter that the new L…
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Last year, Pinterest started encouraging its users to buy things with just a photo. Last February it gave everyone in the US access to its new Lens beta, which lets you search for pins of cool things with a snapshot. Today, Pinterest continues to imp…
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Last year, continuing a trend, the Alcatel Idol 4S was a potential sleeper phone offering a solid choice for mid-range budget shoppers. Judging from a new leaked photo, Alcatel appears to be planning to stick close to the game plan for 2017 with the successor phone, the Alcatel Idol 5S expected to be available in […]
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They say the best camera is the one in your pocket. That said, check out a selection of our favorite photo-editing apps for Android, whether you need to crop a photo or outfit it with a old-school filter.
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Fujifilm’s Instax Share SP-2 is the company’s latest mobile printer that works with smartphones and tablets to make instant prints. Fujifilm says it is faster and quieter, and offers better image quality.
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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.
The design studio in the Google Store lets you take a photo or a special place on Google Maps and put it on a case. A bunch of filters let you make the image your own and as a bonus, the image also gets made into a live wallpaper for your home screen.
For a little more info, go check out this video:
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As LG suddenly starts lurching forward with the release of their latest line of flagship devices that were announced at MWC 2016, like the LG G5 that is now dropping on April 1st, some other hardware is also starting to surface for buyers to place pre-orders. The latest to join the field are the LG 360 VR virtual reality headset and the LG 360 Cam spherical camera device that are now listed on the B&H Photo site.
Unfortunately, B&H Photo does not list an expected availability date for the devices, though we can hope they will match the LG G5 and be available at the end of next week. B&H Photo does provide the list prices for the devices and both of them come in at $ 199. For comparison, the Samsung Gear VR is currently priced at $ 99.
One of the big differences between the LG 360 VR headset and other virtual reality headsets is the method of connecting a smartphone. Most units, like the Gear VR or Cardboard require the phone to be place in the headset itself. LG has gone a different route and uses a cable connection between an LG G5 and the headset. This means the unit is not as big and bulky as other options, but it also means LG had to pack in the electronics for the display instead of using the smartphone’s display.
Meanwhile, like so many other devices hitting the market, the LG 360 Cam is designed to simplify the process of capturing immersive content that can the be delivered via virtual reality headsets.
If you are interested in placing a pre-order for one of the devices you can hit the source links below. Anyone out there planning to invest in LG’s versions of these tech accessories?
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Want to share as many photos as you want in real time with your friends? Shorts is the right app for you. The iOS app scans your camera roll and lets you swipe up on photos you want to share.
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Remember that photo of the front and back of the G5 that we saw yesterday? Want another look at the device before its official announcement? You’re in luck.
Evan Blass has released yet another photo of the device, front and back, showing what’s probably the always on display and the rear camera module and fingerprint scanner. It doesn’t reveal anything new, but it does give a great look at the fantastically sleek design that LG is going with for their 2016 flagship. Even if you miss the volume buttons on the rear, it’s hard to argue that this isn’t one of the most attractive designs LG has come up with in recent years.
Fortunately, we aren’t too far out from the actual announcement of the device. There isn’t much left for LG to shock anyone with, but it’ll be nice to get some high quality images and complete clarification on what the G5 can and can’t do.
source: Evan Blass (Twitter)
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