Cameras

Ricoh Theta camera update brings spherical image uploading to Google Maps and Plus

Ricoh Theta camera update brings spherical image uploading to Google Maps and Plus

Spherical panorama images have become a popular stitching activity among photo-takers, and as a result some smartphones and applications have cropped up that can make them. The process can still be tricky, however, and that's where Ricoh's Theta camera came in, making the process simple. Starting today, an apps update for the camera simplifies another process: posting images to Google+ and Google Maps.

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Veho Muvi K-series action cameras arrive in February with 1080p and waterproof case

Veho Muvi K-series action cameras arrive in February with 1080p and waterproof case

The world of digital photography has a rugged outdoor subset, the action camera. In that photography niche resides many different models from a variety of makers both well-known and otherwise, perhaps the most popular offerings being the GoPro and Sony's Action Cam. That hasn't stopped other makers from hawking their own wares, among them being Veho, which has introduced its new K-series Muvi action cameras.

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Kodak PixPro Smart Lens SL10 and SL25 take on Sony QX, arrive this spring

Kodak PixPro Smart Lens SL10 and SL25 take on Sony QX, arrive this spring

Kodak took the wraps off it competitors to Sony's QX cameras last week, the Kodak SL10 and SL25. Both are small cameras designed to snap onto Android smartphones and the iPhone, offering features that likely extend beyond the smartphone's camera offering and brings wireless control via an accompanying app. The models are very similar to the Sony QX10 and QX100, which went on sale back in September 2013.

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