Camera
Computing

Sony’s higher-resolution sensor spices up Raspberry Pi’s camera module

The Raspberry Pi's optional camera sensor accessory finally received an upgrade to Sony's IMX219 mobile device sensor, offering 8.08 million active pixels for the same $25 price tag. The previous board only provided a 5MP camera sensor…
Photography

Apple's compact telephoto lens patent hints at a dual-lens future for the iPhone

Apple has been granted a patent for an ultra-compact telephoto lens that may find its way into the next version of the iPhone, the iPhone 7. The patent is described as being part of a dual-lens setup.
Mobile

How to use the Huawei P9’s superb dual-lens camera 4:48

Huawei partnered with camera experts Leica to make the P9's amazing dual-lens camera, which is overflowing with cool features. Here's how to use the phone to take great pictures and edit the images you shoot.
Virtual Reality

iFixit tears apart the Rift’s Oculus Constellation sensor, and it’s not pretty

The Oculus Constellation censor was torn apart by iFixit, and scored a one out of ten in repairability. Palmer Luckey was shocked by the score and responded, indicating that iFixit may have taken the hard route to access the sensor's…
Photography

Birdie lets you chuck a camera into the air and capture pictures as it descends

Meet Birdie, the "aerodynamic accessory for action cams" that allow you to launch your camera into the air and take continuous photos or videos all the way up and all the way back down.
Photography

Shoot better photos with your Android phone by following these simple rules

Android phones can take some pretty good photos, so long as you know what you're doing. Here are some basic tips and tricks, from lighting to composition, for taking your smartphone photography to the next level.
Mobile

How to use Pro mode on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to take amazing photos

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge sport the exact same camera components and software. You might overlook the Pro mode as being too complicated, but if you want to take your photos to another level, it’s worth getting acclimated to it.
Photography

3Digify wants to provide cheap and high-quality 3D scans

Two cameras and one projector. This might make for one of the best value-versus-performance 3D scans on the market, though whether 3Digify lives up to its promises or not remains to be seen.
Photography

The iPhone 6S is responsible for the photos in the March issue of Bon Appétit

The folks at Apple have been telling us for years that our iPhones can replace all the fancy cameras in the world, and now thanks to Bon Appétit magazine, they're finally able to say, "Told you so."
Cool Tech

Wasp research may lead to smarter, more efficient drones

Knowledge gleaned from decades of wasp research may have application in the field of autonomous drones, helping roboticists develop smarter unmanned aerial vehicles and self-flying robots.
Cool Tech

The US Army’s new high-precision air drop system can deliver cargo without GPS

The US Army is exploring the use of new vision-based navigational software for its U.S. Army’s Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS) that delivers necessary supplies to troops in the field.