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BlackBerry Priv might get a 21MP Sony IMX230 sensor

BlackBerry Priv might get a 21MP Sony IMX230 sensor

BlackBerry fans, now you have one less reason to fret over the upcoming Priv. Despite what earlier leaked photos and hands-on testimonies, the BlackBerry Priv might not come with the 18 megapixel rear camera that is clearly marked on the smartphone's rear. Instead, BlackBerry's first fully Android smartphone is now rumored to utilize Sony's IMX230 sensor, which would give it a larger 21 megapixel count. More than that, it could possibly fix the camera's poor low light performance shared by early testers of the much awaited smartphone.

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Canon PowerShot G5 X, EOS M10 now official, G9 X included

Canon PowerShot G5 X, EOS M10 now official, G9 X included

Canon has finally given the official word on the its new digital cameras, one from the EOS M family and two from the high performance PowerShot line. Much of what we've seen last time meshes with the formal announcement, but you know what they say about details and devils. The EOS M10 puts a new interchangeable lens on a digital compact to appeal to what Canon calls the Social Media Generation, while the PowerShot G5 X and G9 X expand the choices that professional photographers have when taking shots on the go.

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Canon PowerShot G5 X, EOS M10 silently appear online

Canon PowerShot G5 X, EOS M10 silently appear online

Just last week, we saw signs that Canon was preparing three new digital cameras to cater to professionals and hobbyists alike. Now Canon has launched two out of three of those cameras, though surprisingly with little in the way of fuss or fanfare. Not that they are not noteworthy in any manner. The new PowerShot G5 X, for example, boasts of the first in the family to bear a 2.36 million dot electronic viewfinder. The new EOS M10, on the other hand, boasts compatibility with both EF-M EOS M series digital lenses and EF and EF-S DSLR lenses.

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Angee autonomous home security system has voice recognition and more

Angee autonomous home security system has voice recognition and more

Keeping your hone, office or hotel room secure is a big concern for many people each day. At home, you can have complex security systems installed but those can be tedious to use and typically comes with a monthly bill. When travelling, securing your hotel room with anything other than a key is impossible. The Angee security system is a portable security system with some advanced features.

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DJI Osmo handheld stabilized 4K camera unveiled

DJI Osmo handheld stabilized 4K camera unveiled

DJI has introduced a new handheld stabilized camera — or, perhaps more accurately put, a handheld stabilizer that has a camera built into it. The stabilization comes by way of a three axis gimbal, which keeps the video from being shaky, one of the biggest problems caused by handheld cameras. The device has some extra features on top of that, namely a modular format that allows Osmo to work with some of DJI’s other products.

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New Kodak surveillance camera rivals Nest Cam with a lower price

New Kodak surveillance camera rivals Nest Cam with a lower price

While Google's Next Cam is arguably the most popular connected home surveillance camera around, that doesn't stop other camera makers from trying to compete with their own solutions. Take for instance Kodak and their new CFH-V20 camera, part of their Connected Family Home series. The camera not only has a 180-degree field of view, but can stream HD video, act as a two-way intercom, and has night vision.

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Details on Canon EOS M, G5 X, and GP X cameras leak

Details on Canon EOS M, G5 X, and GP X cameras leak

Some details on unannounced Canon digital cameras have leaked including information on the EOS M and EF-M15-45mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lens. The official name of the camera isn’t thought to be EOS M, but no word on what the real name will be just now. The second image here is tipped to be the EOS M with its lens attached.

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Light L16 point-and-shoot takes on DSLRs with 16 cameras

Light L16 point-and-shoot takes on DSLRs with 16 cameras

In the past, having two main cameras, or even three in some rare cases, on a smartphone sounded ridiculous. How would you react, then, to a digital camera that has 16 of them? That insane number is exactly what Light's new L16 point-and-shoot camera has. Those seemingly innocuous circles on the front? That's not simply a design pattern but 16 different cameras behind 16 lenses. And it's not just for show either. Light envisions the L16 to take on DSLRs and mirrorless cameras by sheer number of lenses.

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Sony image sensor division spun off into new company

Sony image sensor division spun off into new company

Sony has said that as part of a restructuring effort, the company's image sensor division is being spun off into a separate company, now called Sony Semiconductor Solutions. The image sensor operations have been among Sony's fastest growing and most successful businesses in recent years. The company's announcement details that Sony Semiconductor Solutions will focus on image sensors, and be separate from groups that work on Sony devices.

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Sony Xperia Z5 is now the top dog in DxOMark’s chart

Sony Xperia Z5 is now the top dog in DxOMark’s chart

It seems that Sony's hard work has finally paid off, at least in one aspect of its mobile devices. While Sony proudly shared that its Xperia Z5 was found by some random user tests to have the best camera in town, now we're hearing it straight from the professionals. And by professionals, we mean photography benchmarking website DxOMark, who has just awarded Sony's flagship the top score in its evaluation, finally unseating Samsung from the top spot and perhaps inspiring a bit of confidence in the future of Sony's mobile business.

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Logitech Circle is a portable home-monitoring camera

Logitech Circle is a portable home-monitoring camera

Logitech has just announced the Circle under its new "Logi" brand, and it's a small, ball-shaped camera that can act as a standard home security device, but also offers many more neat features. The camera is capable of streaming HD video footage of the home to its accompanying smartphone app on iOS or Android, as well as acting like a two-way intercom, with users able to listen or speak to whoever is in the room.

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