Camera
Photography

Fisherman catches a lost camera in Lake Michigan and tracks down owners

A fisherman catches a digital camera out of Lake Michigan. After checking out the memory card, he was able to track down the owners, who had lost the camera on a boat trip two years before.
Photography

Drone maker DJI buys a stake in high-end camera maker Hasselblad

Drone maker DJI has bought a stake in Hasselblad, a firm famed for its high-end camera gear. The pair are offering little in the way of details regarding future plans, speaking only of "sharing technical expertise and paving the way for…
Cool Tech

Meet VIPIR, a robotic pair of eyes for satellite repairs

NASA is developing VIPIR, a remote-controlled, camera-laden robotic repair system that will service satellites and other spacecraft in distant orbits. Controlled by technicians on the ground, this robot crew will perform most…
Cool Tech

New app lets drone pilots customize flight path and camera movement before takeoff 4:26

To help bridge the gap between novice and expert drone operators, a team of computer graphics PhD students at Stanford University have developed an algorithm that lets novices capture cinema-quality drone video footage.
Photography

Snap! Pro turns the amateur iPhone photographer into a pro

Despite the ubiquity and relative convenience of using your iPhone as a camera, “using the touch screen or volume button to snap a shot still doesn't feel natural,” so get a Snap! Pro.
Cool Tech

Finally, a camera that won’t let you be an annoying tourist

Enter German designer Philipp Schmitt’s Camera Restricta, the camera that actually prevents the over-zealous tourist from taking too many pictures (or any at all) in crowded, clichéd locations.
Cool Tech

Swan necks inspire new technology for better camera drone footage in the air

Stanford researchers are developing camera technology that mimics the suspension system like the anatomy of swans' long necks, allowing camera drone footage to appear cleaner, crisper, and all around better.
Mobile

How to use manual mode on the LG G4 and take amazing pictures

The LG G4 is one of the best smartphones of 2015, partly due to the built-in camera. Here's our guide on how to better utilize the camera's manual components, whether shooting JPEGS or in Raw.
Computing

Razer and Intel are working together on a RealSense-enabled 3D camera

Razer and Intel are collaborating on a 3D-sensing camera for consumer-end VR and gaming computers.. The device should make it possible to dodge enemy attacks in a fighting game by physically moving around.
Cool Tech

This tactical camera sphere can give police a quick peek into dangerous situations

A startup in Boston is releasing its first line of tactical camera spheres, which can be tossed into dangerous areas to snap photos, instantly stitch together panoramic images, and send those images to a smartphone.
Mobile

Hot or not? Find out for sure using your phone and the new Flir One thermal camera

Flir -- the company behind the smartphone case with a thermal imaging camera built-in -- is back with the Flir One 2015, a plug-in accessory for your Android or iOS smartphone that adds an improved thermal imaging camera to it.