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PowerUp FPV: Paper plane, camera, Parrot. ‘Nuff said

PowerUp FPV: Paper plane, camera, Parrot. ‘Nuff said

Remember the days when paper planes where innocent, impromptu sources of joy and sometimes mayhem, that could carry either a love note or a ticket to detention? Well, those days are long over as today's paper planes can be armed to the teeth. Not exactly with weapons (though sometimes that too) but with cameras that can sometimes do as much damage. Taking their craft beyond version 3.0 two years ago, PowerUp FPV promises a more professional looking paper plane drone equipped with a camera for your VR pleasure.

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Microsoft tries to sell Lumia 950, 950 XL camera prowess

Microsoft tries to sell Lumia 950, 950 XL camera prowess

Smartphone makers more or less have CPUs and display down to a T, so they are moving the fight over to one of the trickiest features to pull off: cameras. Every high end smartphone you'll hear about these past year or so will advertise some professional photography feature or two. Some even make it their main attraction. While iOS and Android have mostly dominated that scene, Microsoft isn't going to fall behind, especially with the new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL and their PureView cameras.

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Garmin babyCam feeds video to GPS, alerts parents

Garmin babyCam feeds video to GPS, alerts parents

Garmin has launched its new babyCam, a small cylindrical camera that works in conjunction with a Garmin GPS display. The camera, as its name suggests, is designed to display a video feed of the baby in the back seat; it is mounted on a headrest, and its angle can be adjusted. It’s a safety device as much as it is a convenience device — babies are often forgotten in a car due to falling asleep and, thusly, remaining quiet as the caregiver goes about his or her normal routine.

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Bublcam Review : 360-degrees of spherical camera potential

Bublcam Review : 360-degrees of spherical camera potential

The Bublcam does one thing very well: describe itself - in its name, in its industrial design, and in its product. While several 360-degree "spherical" cameras are already on the market, Bubl Technology have done the best job in creating a device that's simple to understand and use from start to finish - WITH high-quality results. This device has four cameras, each pointing in a different direction to create videos and photos that are spherical in shape, fully prepared for immersive viewing online and in the new virtual reality ecosystem.

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Sony RX1R II camera boasts high-end features in compact body

Sony RX1R II camera boasts high-end features in compact body

Sony has updated its RX1R camera with the aptly named RX1R II, a portable camera with high-end features. Among its offerings is a back-illuminated full-frame sensor, a 35mm F2 ZEISS Sonnar T sensor, and a high 42.4 megapixels resolution. Sony boasts that this new model brings with it the highest image quality it has ever offered from a compact model. In addition, the company says the RX1R II features an adjustable optical variable low pass filter, a first in the world of digital cameras.

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Logi Circle Review – WiFi camera with a hit of hyperlapse

Logi Circle Review – WiFi camera with a hit of hyperlapse

Logitech said it wanted its Logi brand to be more friendly than traditional computer peripherals, and the Circle home camera certainly fits the bill. A cutesy robot's eyeball of a WiFi-connected webcam, it aims to one-up Nest Camera courtesy of an onboard battery, with a secret weapon in the shape of instantly-curated hyperlapse clips for speedy consumption. Has Logi hit a home-run in the first inning with its baseball-like Circle?

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GoPro wants you to send them your videos and photos

GoPro wants you to send them your videos and photos

Since inception, GoPro has been no stranger to using fan-made media to promote the cameras they've been shot on. Movies and photographs captured with GoPro devices are the primary point-of-engagement media for the company - unless you count the billboard-centric photos of athletes craning their necks with cameras on their helmets over the sides of cliffs, of course. To attain that media, GoPro has so far been fairly behind-the-scenes with content creators. Now they're planning on getting it all out in the open.

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DxOMark takes the iPhone 6s for a spin, lands in 10th spot

DxOMark takes the iPhone 6s for a spin, lands in 10th spot

Externally, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus do not look that different from their immediate predecessors, save for a bit of added bulk for the sake of added strength. Inside, however, Apple's new gen iPhones have seen a slight evolution, especially when it came to the camera. For the first time since the iPhone 4s in 2011, Apple upgrade the iSight camera, from 8 megapixels to 12, allowing for native 4K video recording. But how better does the iPhone 6s' camera fare against the competition or even against the iPhone 6s. As DxOMark found out, not that much.

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Lomography Lomo’Instant Wide camera prints large photos

Lomography Lomo’Instant Wide camera prints large photos

Much like records and grandpa's old jacket, instant photo prints are popular again, and companies are moving to capitalize on the attention. We first saw the Lomo'Instant camera from Lomography back in May 2014 -- it's an instant camera that spits out tiny prints, which is fun and all but not terribly practical. Today Lomography showed off a new version of that camera, the Lomo'Instant Wide.

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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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