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Bravo's Silicon Valley Reality Star Says The Experience Has 'Been A Nightmare'

LG Optimus G cameras battle it out: Sprint vs. AT&T

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With Sprint's LG Optimus G boasting a 13-megapixel camera and AT&T's sporting an 8-megapixel one, CNET conducts a photo shootout to answer the question: Does it matter? [Read more]...
LG Optimus G cameras battle it out: Sprint vs. AT&T

Pentax K-30 DSLR adds 15 new color options, gets both matte and gloss finishes

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You might recall the weather-sealed delights of Pentax's K-30, but if you don't, perhaps a new palette of colors will leave a more permanent impression. The 16.3-megapixel DSLR can now be picked up in 15 new finishes, split between gloss and matte, and includes Bordeaux (that'll be deep red),...
Pentax K-30 DSLR adds 15 new color options, gets both matte and gloss finishes

Lights, Cameras, Revolution

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Lights, Cameras, Revolution: Zach Lowe of Grantland looks at how SportVU -- an advanced camera-tracking system that records every move on the floor in an NBA game -- is changing basketball. This is some next-level "moneyball" type stuff, but one particularly interesting note: It's not a coincidence that the only team...
Lights, Cameras, Revolution

Lytro camera adds perspective shift, interactive filters

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Lytro--the innovative, tube-shaped, shoot-now-focus-later camera--has pumped up its feature set yet again. The camera's developers have added a "Perspective Shift" feature, which allows a photographer to change the perspective of a shot after capturing it with Lytro, as well as a new set of interactive "Living Filters." With Perspective...
Lytro camera adds perspective shift, interactive filters

RIM shows off native Facebook app for BlackBerry 10

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RIM's had to deal with a few big names leaving their BlackBerry apps behind, but it's snagged at least one big one for the forthcoming BlackBerry 10. It's given us our first look at the new native Facebook app for BB10 at today's BlackBerry Jam Americas conference. Developing...Gallery: Facebook...
RIM shows off native Facebook app for BlackBerry 10

Drone Cameras May Be High Worry, but They're Not High Tech

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A hearing Wednesday focused on privacy concerns related to drones, which create new issues because they are small and unobtrusive, and the technology they carry can be quite basic....
Drone Cameras May Be High Worry, but They're Not High Tech

Sony reveals how the PlayStation 4 Eye works

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Sony's Shuhei Yoshida has been dropping a few more details about the how the company's latest camera sensor will work. Called the PlayStation 4 Eye, it comes with a pair of 1,280 x 800 cameras, four microphones and an 85-degree field of view. The two cameras are designed to...
Sony reveals how the PlayStation 4 Eye works

University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

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Most approaches to capturing 3D models of real-world objects involve multiple cameras that are rarely cheap, and are sometimes tricky to calibrate. The University of Glasgow has developed a method that ditches those cameras altogether. Its system has four single-pixel sensors stitching together a 3D image based on the...
University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)
Selling (out) the future of computer interaction
Microsoft licenses file system patents to BlackBerry maker RIM
The 4th-Generation iPad Makes Me Feel Like A Sucker

ECOXBT waterproof bluetooth speaker keeps the party floating

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Waterproof smartphones and cameras are pretty much commonplace these days, but what about accessories to accompany these aquatic electronics? Enter the ECOXBT from ECOXGEAR. Priced at $130 this IPX7 approved, rugged, floating bluetooth speaker box can not only withstand 30 minutes under a meter of water -- it also...
ECOXBT waterproof bluetooth speaker keeps the party floating

Polaroid to make Socialmatic Camera a reality for fans of Instagram, recursion

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Instagram owes its distinctive identity to Polaroid's OneStep cameras; it's now time to return the favor. Socialmatic has signed a deal for a production, Polaroid-branded version of its 2012 Socialmatic Camera concept you see above, which translates the mobile app's retro icon to a real-world, instant-print shooter. While technical...
Polaroid to make Socialmatic Camera a reality for fans of Instagram, recursion
New Surface video shows more cool features, less oddball choreography [video]

OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces

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Independent creators keen on motion capture have had affordable solutions like cheaper sensors and Kinect-based implementations for awhile now, but a large space for moving around has usually been required. OptiTrack has come up with an answer to that problem, however, in the form of the PRIME 17W mocap...
OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces
Polaroid opening stores just to print your smartphone photos

Slickdeals' best in tech for April 15th: 55-inch Vizio HDTV and Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for April 15th: 55-inch Vizio HDTV and Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

OS X camera RAW compatibility update adds Sony RX1, Nikon D5200 and more

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Apple's 'Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.04' is out, and although we rarely report on these frequent releases, there are a few notable shooters named in this particular version. Available for Macs running OS X Lion 10.7.5 and above, or Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and above, the update now allows...
OS X camera RAW compatibility update adds Sony RX1, Nikon D5200 and more

10 PC peripherals that push the limits of science and tech

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Physical keys are so out. Pretty, light-emitting panes of curved glass are now where it's at. The TransluSense uses cameras and infrared light to read the input and swipes from your hands. Instead of using a mouse, you use the keyboard's surface as a trackpad. You can also place...
10 PC peripherals that push the limits of science and tech

Sigma DP3 Merrill packs a Foveon X3 sensor and a fixed F2.8, 75mm-equivalent lens

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Fans of Sigma's compact series will be delighted by the news of this new camera. Dubbed the DP3 Merrill, this compact camera comes with the same 46-megapixel (15.3-megapixel equivalent) Foveon X3 APS-C sensor as seen on its two other DP Merrill siblings as well as the SD1 DSLR. Where...
Sigma DP3 Merrill packs a Foveon X3 sensor and a fixed F2.8, 75mm-equivalent lens

Samsung chief alludes to 'mirrorless' Galaxy Camera sequel coming June 20th

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We had a feeling the Galaxy S4 Zoom wouldn't be the final word in Samsung's Android-powered camera lineup for 2013, and now it seems that a truer successor to the high-spec Galaxy Camera is indeed on its way. As quoted by the Korea Times, JK Shin has confirmed that...
Samsung chief alludes to 'mirrorless' Galaxy Camera sequel coming June 20th

Insert Coin: 2012's top 10 crowd-funded projects

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This trip around the sun has been a monumental one for crowdfunding, marked by big projects and astronomical numbers. Take Kickstarter wunderkind OUYA, for example, which raised more than $8.5 million in funding from 63,416 backers. Kickstarter itself has even grown and matured, expanding to the UK and putting...
Insert Coin: 2012's top 10 crowd-funded projects

Microsoft, Nikon ink patent deal for Android-based cameras

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The software maker has convinced another device maker using Android as an embedded OS to pay it patent royalties. [Read more]...
Microsoft, Nikon ink patent deal for Android-based cameras

Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

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A few weeks ago, we wrote about how the octogenarian woman in Spain, who tried (and... failed...) to "restore" a 19th-century fresco, and then tried to claim copyright on her work and demanded a cut of the church's collection box, since the fresco was suddenly drawing many new visitors. Perhaps...
Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

Slickdeals' best in tech for April 22nd: GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition and more

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for April 22nd: GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition and more

Olympus SH-50 iHS touts 5-axis video stabilization in a compact, $300 camera

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Olympus helped conquer shakycam videos first in the OM-D, but not everyone has $1,300 to throw at a high-end mirrorless body. It's clearly aware of our plight in launching the SH-50 iHS at CES. Despite the 16-megapixel camera's PEN-like looks, it sits squarely in the point-and-shoot category with a...
Olympus SH-50 iHS touts 5-axis video stabilization in a compact, $300 camera

Russian dashboard cameras, YouTube beam meteor explosion worldwide

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As jumbled news reports of what appeared to be a meteor shower over Russia trickled out of the country, some of the best views of what happened were from the dashboards of Russian cars. Over 400 people were injured in the event, many from broken glass, as explosions boomed...
Russian dashboard cameras, YouTube beam meteor explosion worldwide

HTC may bring 'ultrapixel' cameras to mid-range smartphones

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HTC may bring 'ultrapixel' cameras to mid-range smartphones

Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

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It looks as though Canon will have a new DSLR to announce very shortly, if a listing on Best Buy's website is any indicator. While there is currently no image to be seen, the unannounced 18-megapixel DSLR is dubbed as the EOS-b and it's priced at $800 with an...
Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order
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