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Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera specs leak ahead of launch

Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera specs leak ahead of launch

The rumored Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera is the source of another leak, this one seemingly confirming existing specs while adding more into the mix. Furthermore, Magnum Photos inadvertently confirmed the camera’s planned premiere in a mistakenly published product page. According to that page, which has now been pulled, Fujifilm will be unveiling the X-Pro2, its followup to the X-Pro1, on January 15, 2016.

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Nikon D5 DSLR camera is in development, will replace aging D4

Nikon D5 DSLR camera is in development, will replace aging D4

Nikon's impressive D4 professional-level DSLR camera has been available since early 2012, and while it's still a fixture among many photographers, in the tech world it's still beginning to show its age. That may be why Nikon has decided to make a formal announcement about its successor, the D5, confirming that it exists, is in development, and, well, little else, unfortunately. They did describe the D5 as a "next-generation professional" camera, but we'll likely have to wait until 2016 for further details.

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LucidCam camera brings VR content creation to consumers

LucidCam camera brings VR content creation to consumers

Virtual reality holds as much promise for the entertainment industry as it does for the gaming industry, but it is still largely relegated to the realm of high-budget projects able to invest in large VR camera rigs. The team behind LucidCam aims to change that; they've developed a small pocketable camera with stereoscopic lenses that allows the everyday consumer to record VR content, and it won't cost more than the average smartphone.

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Netgear Arlo Q is a security camera with more free cloud storage

Netgear Arlo Q is a security camera with more free cloud storage

The connected home security camera market continues to heat up, with not only the Nest Cam, but also Kodak and Logitech competing for supremacy. Now Netgear is back with an updated version of their Arlo camera, the Arlo Q, touting more free cloud storage for video recordings than its rivals. The Arlo Q comes with seven days of online storage, whereas Logitech's Circle offers 24 hours for free, and the Nest Cam requires a subscription.

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Yuneec debuts Typhoon ActionCam for handheld ground shots

Yuneec debuts Typhoon ActionCam for handheld ground shots

California drone-maker Yuneec has just announced a handheld stabilization camera dubbed the Typhoon ActionCam, allowing users to capture the same smooth video footage on the ground as they would in the air via the use of a drone. If the device looks familiar, that's because it's very similar to the handheld Steady Grip unit from the recent Typhoon Q500 drone, which let users transfer the 4K camera from the UAV to the Grip and control it with their smartphone.

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Don’t panic if Nexus 5X camera apps show inverted images

Don’t panic if Nexus 5X camera apps show inverted images

If you're using your favorite non-Nexus third party camera app on your shiny new Nexus 5X and are surprised to discover your photos upside down, don't panic. It's not a hardware flaw. And it's not a software bug either. Well, at least not completely. The Nexus 5X camera module is indeed oriented in an unconventional way, but don't worry, that is as intended. The problem unfortunately lies with these third party camera apps aren't using the latest Camera2 API, which has resulted in no small amount of shock and confusion for users.

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Lytro Immerge sets its Light Field sights on VR movie-making

Lytro Immerge sets its Light Field sights on VR movie-making

It's no secret that virtual reality is the next big thing in entertainment. It's hard to say just how far out it is in terms of the mainstream market, but there are a lot of big players working on virtual reality technologies. We've been seeing headsets and ways to consume this media, but one of the major hurdles is creating that content. After all, you can't simply go out with a camera, shoot some video, and have that translated into an interactive 3D environment. But one company wants you to be able to do exactly that.

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Sony announces Alpha A68 camera with 4D focusing tech

Sony announces Alpha A68 camera with 4D focusing tech

While Sony has been busy lately releasing powerful mirrorless and full-frame sensor cameras, its latest edition to the Alpha lineup proves they haven't completely forgotten about entry-level DSLRs. The new Alpha A68 camera features a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, accepts A-mount lenses, and has a hybrid electronic OLED viewfinder. The real surprise feature, however, is what Sony has dubbed "4D focus," which offers fast, accurate tracking autofocus with 79 AF points.

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