Samsung develops 13MP phone camera with greater stability and low-light capability

The days of smartphone snaps ruined by camera shake could soon be over – Samsung has developed a new 13-megapixel camera module it claims can handle the shakiest of shooters, with greater low-light capability also a feature.
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Bigshot camera kit launches, aims to get kids interested in tech

A new kit called Bigshot launched in the US this week that shows kids how to assemble their very own digital camera. Created by a Columbia University computer science professor, the new kit is designed to get kids interested in tech-related…

Crappy camera? New Nokia ad claims iPhone’s photo capabilities aren’t up to much

A new ad from Nokia bashes the iPhone's photo capabilities while singing the praises of the camera on its own Lumia 925 handset. Apple may claim that more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera, Nokia says, but the Lumia…
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Rumor: Is Sony prepping an Android phone with 4K video capture?

It’s just a rumor at this point, but it’s possible that Sony will be coming to market with a new Android smartphone with a 20-megapixel sensor capable of capturing 4K resolution video meant for Ultra HD TVs.

Flytecam action cam aims to challenge GoPro for rugged-camera supremacy

A new company called Flytecam is ready to take a chunk out of the "adventure" section of photography. The Flytecam is poised to take on the ever popular GoPro device with a ruggedized and waterproof rubber casing.

Pioneer unveils heads-up, augmented reality display for use in vehicles

Pioneer has managed to create a virtual reality system that will augment information directly onto the roadway from an automobile. The system uses lasers to create the "appearance" of directions and signage alerts directly on the roadway.

Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 Zoom bridges the (narrowing) divide between phone and camera

At today's Samsung Premiere 2013, the South Korean company finally debuted the much-anticipated Galaxy S4 Zoom, showing off all of the specs and capabilities of the smartphone, the first and only with a 10x optical zoom lens.
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Goji Smart Lock captures pictures of visitors at the front door

Adding an extra element of security to the relatively new concept of the smart lock, the Goji Smart Lock captures images of anyone at the front door that's attempting to interact with the lock.
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Google rolls out Glass camera update bringing improved low-light capability, HDR and captions

Google on Tuesday rolled out a software update for Glass's camera, bringing with it HDR functionality, improved low-light capability and the option to add captions to images.

Raspberry Pi takes a trip to space, snaps photos of Earth, comes back again

It may have been one relatively small step for Brit Dave Akerman, but it was definitely one giant leap for his Raspberry Pi computer.
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This thesis project makes real-life animated GIFs! Wait … what?

Indulge your GIF obsession in real-life with a point and shoot camera, printer combo, developed by college student Jiho Jang, called GIFTY.

Car making a weird noise? New portable ‘sound camera’ can help spot the cause

The SeeSV-S205 sound camera allows users to "see" sounds, making car troubleshooting much easier.