Tag Archive: Camera


Xiaomi Mi 9 announced with SD 855, 48MP camera, and a starting price of under $450

Even though MWC hasn’t begun some of the big announcements have begun. Xiaomi is first up announcing the Xiaomi Mi 9 at a launch event in China today. Two models were shown off including a Mi 9 Transparent special edition that is a collaboration with the movie release of Alita: Battle Angel.

Xiaomi is never one to shy away from big specs for an affordable price. Let’s take a quick look at the numbers and see what the new Xiaomi  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 9 specs: Snapdragon 855, 20W wireless charging, 48MP camera

Xiaomi Mi 9 offers astounding hardware for less than half the cost of ‘traditional’ flagships.

Xiaomi was never conservative when it came to the hardware side of things, but the Mi 9 takes things to a whole new level. The phone features an all-new gradient pattern at the back, and Xiaomi is also selling a version with a transparent back.

Then there’s the hardware itself: the Mi 9 is one of the first devices to be powered  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 9 goes official with Snapdragon 855 and 48MP camera for just $445

Xiaomi once again shows that it can dominate the spec sheet with the Mi 9.

After just eight months from the launch of the Mi 8, Xiaomi is rolling out a new version with upgraded hardware and a new design aesthetic. The Mi 9 is Xiaomi’s first flagship of 2019, and it’s easy to see that the manufacturer has redoubled its efforts to stay competitive in the affordable flagship space. What hasn’t changed, however, is Xiaomi’s aggressive  [Read More…]

Fly in FPV mode with the Kolibri Hellfire HD Camera Drone at over 50% off

The Hellfire drone is suitable for pilots of all ages and now on sale at one of its best prices ever!

B&H has Kolibri’s Hellfire HD Camera Drone discounted to just $ 59.98 today. Though it’s currently unavailable at Amazon, it has sold for $ 130 there consistently since last June and up to $ 180 before then; B&H was selling it for $ 100 before today’s sale. Free expedited shipping is included with your purchase.

The  [Read More…]

Google to launch lower cost phone, watch, and security camera, report indicates

Google will introduce a more affordable smartphone and its first branded smartwatch later this year, according to a Nikkei report. Presumably these are the so-called Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel Watch.

As Google continues to expand its hardware portfolio with the likes of the Pixel line and Google Home devices, customers and observers are left to wonder what else is on the horizon.  We could soon learn the answer.

The new phone will be the spearhead of Google’s drive to  [Read More…]

Google to reportedly launch Pixel Watch, new Nest camera, and more in 2019

Looks like Google’s got a lot up its sleeves for us this year.

Ever since 2016 with the launch of the original Pixel and Google Home, Google’s been proving year after year that it’s serious about hardware. Thanks to a new report from Nikkei Asian Review, we now have an early look at what to expect from Google in 2019.

The first product Nikkei mentions is Google’s “first non-premium smartphone” that’s expected to be priced lower than  [Read More…]

Up your home security with this sale on the Arlo Pro 2 HD camera system

Let Arlo’s cam keep an eye on your home day or night.

The Arlo Pro 2 wireless home security camera system is reduced to $ 199.99 today at Best Buy. This one-day deal takes $ 100 off the usual price for this kit that includes one Arlo Pro 2 camera as well as the necessary base station. As a price comparison, the 2-camera kit at Amazon is almost twice the price.

The second-gen Arlo Pro cameras works  [Read More…]

What if Samsung put a camera in the Galaxy Note’s S Pen?

That could be…interesting.

In the quest to eliminate bezels, companies have had to come up with all sorts of ways to keep a selfie camera intact while still maximizing screen real estate. This has resulted in things like notches, hole punch cutouts, and slider mechanisms. However, Samsung appears to have come up with an entirely different solution.

A patent from last February shows that Samsung was toying with the idea of putting a camera in the S  [Read More…]

What’s the ideal camera height for PlayStation VR?

Best answer: The perfect height for your PlayStation Camera is dependant on the height of the person playing. If possible you want the camera to be 6-12 inches higher than the player’s eye line. You can use a mic stand to get the best height.

Amazon: Mic Stand ($ 20) Amazon PlayStation VR bundle ($ 350) Your height makes a difference

While conducting this experiment I tested the tracking problems on the height range of three different  [Read More…]

Can I point an indoor security camera outside through a window?

Best answer: Yes. You can point an indoor security camera outside through a window, but it may not work as well as you’re hoping.

Amazon: Nest Cam Outdoor ($ 179)

Why would you want to point an indoor security camera outside?

The benefits of pointing a security camera outside through a window are pretty simple. You don’t have to worry about mounting cameras to the side of your home, along with worrying about wiring everything properly.  [Read More…]