Samsung won't release its Tizen operating system in smartphones until next year, but the company is already using the Android alternative in the NX300M, a camera that's available in the South Korean market.
The SD Association, the governing body that oversees the SD card format, has announced a new SDXC and SDHC spec, Ultra High Speed Class 3 (U3), that's fast enough to support 4K video recording.
Despite having shot for influential music magazines and photographed famous bands of the moment, Lindsey Byrnes still feels she is "up and coming" and has some ways to go in her career.
The live preview function in digital cameras was once seen as a hokey function that's best used in compact models, but with improvements in tech – electronic viewfinder, in particular – it has become essential.
Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, the Bublcam is a small 360-degree spherical camera that lets you capture panoramic photos and videos similar to Google Street View.
If you print occasionally and mainly in monochrome – with color photos once in a while – the HP Envy 4500 is a fine choice. Heavy users, however, will end up paying more in the long run.
- Pros: Good speed performance, Wireless connectivity in additio...
- Cons: Small capacity paper tray, Does not use individual color...
In a bit of sad news, Everpix, an online photo management service with an advanced organization system, failed to attract enough users and funding to stay in business. It has started shutting down.
Having already exceeded its funding goal by nearly three times on Kickstarter, the Pixelstick is a light bar that uses 198 LED bulbs to let you create photo-realistic images, abstract art, and animations using long-exposure and time lapse photography.
We recently did some hands-on testing of Sony's groundbreaking full-frame mirroreless cameras, the Alpha A7 and A7R, and found the image quality to be extremely good. Here's a look at some of the sample images we shot.
The Sony NEX-5T is a compact mirrorless camera that takes great stills and videos, plus it has a strong autofocus system and Wi-Fi/NFC. The only quirk is an external flash that blocks full use of the tilting display.
- Pros: Superior stills and videos, Advanced Hybrid AF, Built-in...
- Cons: Poor flash/display design, Learning curve for onscreen menus
Its performance isn’t the best, and its image quality won’t give you museum-quality enlargements, but when taken for what it is – an extremely durable and easy to use camera – the Nikon Coolpix S31 is a success.
- Pros: Simple operation, Durable, Inexpensive
- Cons: Laggy performance, So-so image quality
Compact cameras are a dying breed, or are they? Despite the rise of smartphones at the low end, high-performance compact shooters like these offer incredible image quality for the money.
The new Olympus Stylus 1 puts a f/2.8 constant aperture lens, 1/1.7-inch back-illluminated CMOS sensor, electronic viewfinder, and Wi-Fi into a compact camera that's ideal for travel or for the consumer looking for a high-end camera that's not a DSLR.
Nikon appears to be gearing up to launch its first retro-styled full-frame digital SLR with the introduction this week of a new ad campaign. The shooter, which could be unveiled as early as next month, is thought to be called the Nikon DF.