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With selfies, world turns camera on itself

US President Barack Obama (right) and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a picture with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt (center) next to US First Lady Michelle Obama during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Stuck on a ledge halfway up a 1,000-meter cliff in Oman, his climbing rope sliced in two by sharp rocks, Jimmy Chin did what anyone else would have done in his predicament.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Lifelogging’ camera shrugs off privacy to seize the moment

An orange version of the clip-on “lifelogging” camera at work. (From Memoto.com)

When Martin Kaellstroem was a young adult, he lost both his parents to cancer. It became a spur for him to seize the day, as a person and an entrepreneur.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samsung launches new Internet-connected camera

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Samsung Electronics Thursday launched a new Internet-connected camera in South Korea, as the electronics giant intensifies efforts to expand its dominance in the mobile phone market to other sectors.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market

This photo taken on Nov. 20, 2012, shows models displaying a self-portrait taken with a new 8 mega-pixel camera/smartphone called the "HTCJ butterfly," produced by Taiwanese electronics maker HTC, in Tokyo. The soaring popularity of smartphones is crushing demand for point-and-shoot cameras, analysts say. AFP

The soaring popularity of smartphones is crushing demand for point-and-shoot cameras, threatening the once-vibrant sector as firms scramble to hit back with web-friendly features and boost quality, analysts say.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Lytro’s living pictures

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When it comes to cameras, I truly adhere to photographer Chase Jarvis’s philosophy: The best camera is the one that you’re always with. Since I’m rarely without my phone, it has also become my default camera. However, I am still plagued with photo envy whenever I see friends upload gorgeous photos taken with their souped-up cameras, except I don’t have the patience to lug around a heavy camera—and not a pink one at that.

Posted: June 9th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taiwan’s HTC unveils new phones with powerful camera

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Taiwan’s HTC on Monday unveiled a new series of smartphones that it said would allow users to “retire your digital cameras,” as it sought to fight back against rivals Apple and Samsung.

Posted: March 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Need for court artists fades as cameras move in

One marker in hand and one in his mouth, Lou Chukman glances up and down from a sketchpad to a reputed Chicago mobster across the courtroom — drawing feverishly to capture the drama of the judge’s verdict before the moment passes.

Posted: January 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Mirrorless camera casts brilliant reflection

Pentax has entered the mirrorless interchangeable lens market with its Pentax Q camera, which the Japanese camera maker claims to be the “world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera system.” Boasting of 12.4 megapixels and full HD movie recording, the Pentax Q camera is smaller than Sony’s NEX, a camera that previously held the title [...]

Posted: October 23rd, 2011 in Gadgets,Headlines | Read More »

Sony goes single

Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony recently decided to drop its DSLR (digital single lens reflex) line of cameras because it wanted to give photography enthusiasts around the world something better—single lens translucent, or SLT, cameras. Sony touts its new SLT camera technology as one of the most revolutionary imaging inventions in the last 10 years. [...]

Posted: October 16th, 2011 in Gadgets,Headlines,Infotech | Read More »

Olympus expands mirrorless camera line

Mirrorless compact cameras with interchangeable lenses are gaining ground among enthusiasts, prompting Japanese camera maker Olympus to produce more of the kind. Olympus recently came out with an improved line of PEN cameras, or small cameras with interchangeable lens based on Micro Four Thirds System. The flagship product, PEN E-P3, is a third-generation PEN that [...]

Posted: October 9th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

HTC has something of a ‘sensation’ in store for users

THE RACE to produce the best smartphone has intensified as brands try to come out with devices that not only feature full PC functionality, but also enable the devices to harness the power of cloud computing services alongside highly intuitive graphics-filled UI. Taiwan smartphone maker HTC recently introduced its top-of-the-line Android smartphone called the Sensation, [...]

Posted: June 19th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

1923 Leica prototype sells for record 1.32 million euros

VIENNA (AFP) – A Leica camera from 1923 was sold at auction Saturday for a world record 1.32 million euros ($1.89 million), shattering pre-sale estimates. The purchaser was a private collector from Asia who wants to remain anonymous, said Vienna’s WestLicht gallery, which organised the auction. The camera was one of about 25 prototypes made [...]

Posted: May 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Infotech | Read More »

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