Product Review

Worth the hype: Sony's A7 III puts full-frame competitors to shame

The new A7 III is so well-rounded that we would recommend to anyone looking to step up to a mirrorless full-frame camera.
Emerging Tech

Lawmakers discussing proposal that would allow cops to take over drones

Wiretapping laws mean the police can't use a radio jammer to bring down a misbehaving drone, but officials are discussing potential legislation to change that. The bill isn't official yet -- and a similar proposal failed last year.

From DSLRs to mirrorless, these are the best cameras you can buy right now

From entry-level models to full-frame flagships, many cameras take great photos and video. The best digital cameras, however, push the industry forward with innovative sensors and improved usability, among other things. Here are our…

Google launches YouTube Studio to help video creators nab more views

YouTube Studio will help creators see just how well each video is performing with new metrics and an upgraded dashboard. The new features come as YouTube pushes the new app out of beta testing for an official launch.

Leica pursuing a 3D-sensing camera for smartphones via new partnership

Thanks to a partnership with 3D sensor company Pmdtechnologies, Leica is working to design smaller, more efficient lenses for 3D smartphone cameras. In fact, the companies already have a camera that will be ready to integrate later this…

Can a Chromebook replace a laptop in a photographer’s workflow?

With a bespoke version of Lightroom CC, the Google Pixelbook is taking Chromebooks into new territory. But how does it stack up against MacOS and Windows laptops for photo editing?

The Tenba Solstice 24L is a camera bag that can handle anything

The Tenba Solstice 24L is roomy enough for big kits, comfortable enough for hikes, and keeps your gear dry and clean. It's a do-it-all backpack photographers will love.

Wacom’s new Intuos pen tablets are a light, cheap entry into photo editing

Wacom's Intuos tablets offer touch interfaces with the power of a desktop computer -- and its newest options offer a cheap starting point for newbies. The pen tablets have updated tech inside a smaller profile.

The lights went down in Barcelona, but the Galaxy S9’s camera didn’t miss a shot

Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are meant to capture stunning photos in low-light environments. We put the Galaxy S9 Plus to the test in the narrow streets of Barcelona -- at night.

Google Lens’ landmark, text recognition expands to all Android devices

Google Lens can look up that landmark you can't remember or scan that business card for you. Now, you don't need a Pixel phone. After expanding the tools to all of Android inside Google Photos, the company says an iOS version is coming.
Social Media

Is Instagram developing a portrait camera mode? Code points to the possibility

Digging into Instagram's APK code suggests the social network is considering expanding the camera modes with a portrait option to go alongside existing options like Boomerang and Superzoom. Instagram hasn't confirmed the feature.

Nikon, Sony, and others form alliance to make smart cameras play NICE

Home security cameras, baby monitors, and more could soon become much more integrated thanks to new standards developed by an alliance of imaging and tech companies including Nikon and Sony.