Tag Archive: Camera


A wise man once said the best camera is the one you have with you …

There seem to be two camps when it comes to taking pictures — those who love to snap away and those who don’t understand why someone wants to take so many damn pictures. I pitch my tent in the first camp. I love to take pictures of anything in front of my eyes worth looking at. I also followed some  [Read More...]

google camera second update_____

It’s been a month and a half since Google released a standalone Google Camera on the Google Play Store. Since then there’s already been one update to the app. Now Google strikes again with some new features. Google Camera is now at version 2.2.024 (after the update). Google added a few features in this update:

New panorama modes A timer, which can be  [Read More...]

If you’ve been laying up nights waiting for the timer and cropping to return to the Google Camera app, rest easy tonight. The timer’s back with today’s update, as are cropping options. So go all 16:9 on your bad self(ie) if that’s how you roll. Or stick with 4:3. We don’t judge.

LG G3 camera samples and first impressions

Our first look at the photographic capabilities of LG’s flagship G3 smartphone

With 24 hours of LG G3 usage under our belt, we’ve had just enough time to get to grips with the phone’s camera — a 13-megapixel optically-stabilized shooter with a faster laser-powered autofocus. LG is one of the few manufacturers using OIS as a major point of differentiation, and with high-end smartphones increasingly competing on focus times, LG’s updated AF system brings something new  [Read More...]

The HTC One (M8), as many of you know, features two cameras on the back. One is the Ultrapixel camera sensor that captures the photo, and the second one is a camera sensor that is used to calculate depth. This obviously requires some serious software processing, and HTC had to create this all from scratch. But in the future, it might be far easier for manufacturers to make such features work.

Qualcomm is planning to integrate support for dual  [Read More...]

A more affordable version of the HTC One M8 may be on the way, according to a leak on a Chinese website. The device is slated for a June 3 release and could well be the rumored HTC One “M8 Ace” we’ve been covering. We’ve previously looked at what its next Android smartphone would be and this cheaper HTC One M8 would bring the company in line with what competitors are offering.

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Tip: Speed up the slow Samsung Galaxy S5 camera

samsung galaxy s5 camera

Are you finding that the Samsung Galaxy S5 takes a longer than usual time to focus on a subject and actually take a picture? If so, then you’re not alone.

Whilst the Samsung Galaxy S5 has a decent camera and theoretically should take pretty good pictures, the bundled camera app Samsung ships with the Galaxy S5 is hindering the performance of the  [Read More...]

Information about the rumored HTC One M8 Prime hasn’t been as plentiful as that of the rumored Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (despite the tremendously leaking nature of the standard HTC One M8, but that doesn’t mean it’s not too late to start. After yesterday’s M8 Prime specs leak, today we’re looking at what is purported to be the M8 Prime’s camera.

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If Google Glass is out of your budget range, but you still want to record your life story, Lifelogger may be your answer. The concept behind Lifelogger is a familiar one: wear a camera that can easily record from your point-of-view all of those important memories, such as birthdays, playing with your children or high-fiving your cat. The little piece of technology is currently in the development stage, and it’s looking to ship in late 2014. What’s more, if  [Read More...]

Plex updated for Android with camera upload and more!

Popular media sharing app Plex has added camera uploading for its Android and Windows Phone apps, as well as sync for Windows 8. This means pictures you shoot on your phone will be automatically uploaded to your Plex library. The Windows desktop app now lets you keep media access identical with other devices.