Google Nexus 6 Camera Review

This might be the worst thing about the Nexus 6

By on November 21, 2014 at 1:50 PM.

This might be the worst thing about the Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is a very good phone in many ways but, as we made clear in our review, it has a lot of flaws as well. To take one example, Business Insider has done a photo shootout between the Nexus 6, the iPhone 6 Plus and the Galaxy Note 4 and has found that the big Nexus’s camera is truly subpar in low-light situations. More →

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Best Smartphone Cameras OmniVision

This powerful 24-megapixel camera might come with your next Android phone

By on November 17, 2014 at 8:45 PM.

This powerful 24-megapixel camera might come with your next Android phone

Smartphone cameras keep getting better and better, and the next flagship Android phone you buy in 2015 might make a huge leap forward from the 13-megapixel cameras that we see in today’s major Android devices. PhoneArena points out that OmniVision has just unveiled its new OV23850 camera sensors that come in variations of 23.8 megapixels and 21.4 megapixels. More →

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Kids React Videos

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Kids react to old cameras

By on November 10, 2014 at 4:36 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Kids react to old cameras

In a world where it’s entirely possible that the only cameras young children have ever handled are touchscreen smartphones equipped with cameras, the idea of an old point and shoot camera that shoots on actual film is beyond foreign. Now, imagine handing them an old film camera and asking them to share their thoughts. Will they know what it is? Will they be able to shoot with it? Will they even figure out how to turn it on and load the film?

Popular YouTubers The Fine Brothers are known for their reaction videos, and kids with cameras were the subject of their latest effort. More →

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Best GoPro Videos NASA Astronauts

Amazing video shows NASA astronauts placing a GoPro inside a floating water bubble

By on November 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM.

Amazing video shows NASA astronauts placing a GoPro inside a floating water bubble

GoPro cameras have brought us a lot of incredible footage taken here on Earth this year but now these wondrous little cameras are boldly going into outer space as well. NASA has posted a video of some astronauts on the International Space Station creating a floating water bubble while in microgravity and then inserting a GoPro camera inside it and having it record footage from within the bubble. More →

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Galaxy Note 4 Camera Best Features

Samsung conducts its own poll on the Note 4′s camera, discovers that it’s awesome

By on November 6, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Samsung conducts its own poll on the Note 4′s camera, discovers that it’s awesome

By all accounts, the Galaxy Note 4 really does have an incredible camera that can shoot beautiful 4K videos and take stunning photos. Samsung, however, doesn’t think it’s enough to just tell us straight up how awesome the Note 4′s camera is for itself, which is why it’s conducted its own poll of Note 4 users to determine which of the camera’s features are the best. More →

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Sony Action Cam Video Eagle Flies Over Paris

This Sony Action Cam video of an eagle soaring over Paris is the most incredible thing you’ll see all day

By on November 5, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

This Sony Action Cam video of an eagle soaring over Paris is the most incredible thing you’ll see all day

GoPro this year has gotten a lot of attention for some of the incredible videos that users have been filming with its cameras, including videos that show us up-close footage of volcanoes and of men leaping off four-story buildings. Other action camera makers have seen GoPro’s branding success and are now unleashing some incredible videos using their own cameras, including one Sony just produced with a Sony Action Cam that gives us an amazing first-person perspective of what it’s like to be an eagle soaring over Paris. More →

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Kodak Pixpro SP360 Action Cam

Video: Kodak’s answer to GoPro lets you take spectacular 360-degree action videos

By on October 31, 2014 at 1:41 PM.

Video: Kodak’s answer to GoPro lets you take spectacular 360-degree action videos

As awesome as GoPro cameras are, we don’t think we’ve ever seen them film anything as spectacular as what we see in a new demo video for Kodak’s new Pixpro SP360 Action Cam. The new camera features a 16-megapixel sensor that has a full viewing range of 360 degrees and lets you film in 1080p video. This 360-degree viewing range is crucial because it allows the camera to be used in several different modes that let you take stunning panoramic videos, including a Ring mode, a Dome mode, a 360-degree Panoramic mode and a Globe mode. More →

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GoPro Ad Shows Lions Lethal Hunt

Incredible GoPro video shows what it’s like to hunt from the perspective of a lion

By on October 29, 2014 at 12:09 PM.

Incredible GoPro video shows what it’s like to hunt from the perspective of a lion

If you own a GoPro Hero 4, you could probably strap it on to anything and make a video worth watching. Lion conservationist Kevin Richardson is known around the world for his friendship with lions and hyenas, so it was only natural for him to go on a lethal hunt with his lion pals Meg and Amy.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Best Features

Awesome news, Android fans: This Lollipop trick can instantly improve your phone’s camera

By on October 29, 2014 at 11:30 AM.

Awesome news, Android fans: This Lollipop trick can instantly improve your phone’s camera

As if Android fans didn’t already have enough reasons to eagerly anticipate Android 5.0 Lollipop coming to their phones, here’s another: It looks like the newest software will give your phone’s camera some significant improvements. Forbes contributor Paul Monckton notices that Lollipop adds built-in support for raw image files right at the OS level, which is something he says should help you produce higher quality images with your phone’s camera. More →

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Street Harassment Hollaback GoPro Video/

Video: A hidden GoPro records the shocking harassment women are subjected to in NYC

By on October 28, 2014 at 3:18 PM.

Video: A hidden GoPro records the shocking harassment women are subjected to in NYC

Women who get catcalls as they walk down the street aren’t just a tired cliché we see in movies and TV shows. The Daily Show recently proved this by using a GoPro to record one woman’s daily stroll through New York City. The GoPro — which was being held by a friend in front of her — records her journey as she’s accosted by several would-be suitors.

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iPhone 6 Camera Tips And Tricks

One pro photographer’s secret tricks for taking world-class pics with your iPhone 6

By on October 23, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

One pro photographer’s secret tricks for taking world-class pics with your iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have both earned wide praise for the quality of their cameras but they still won’t help you take high-quality pictures if you don’t know how to use them properly. Professional photographer Chris Vultaggio has written up a great list of tips and tricks that every amateur iPhone photographer should know if they want to snap pictures like the pros.

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Macroscopic Macropod Incredible Photos

You won’t believe that these incredible macroscopic photos are real

By on October 21, 2014 at 12:20 PM.

You won’t believe that these incredible macroscopic photos are real

The terrifying picture above is a blister beetle photographed with a Macroscopic Solutions Macropod. The company’s website describes its product as “a rigid, portable photomacrography system, which allows the user to make razor sharp, fully focused photographs of small sized specimens at 18 to 26-megapixel resolution.”

What the Macropod can do is take multiple three-dimensional images, merge them together, and create a single ultra-hi-def image using its software.

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