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Rylo 360 camera gets new mode, Bluetooth remote in app update

Rylo 360 camera gets new mode, Bluetooth remote in app update

The miniature 360-degree camera Rylo has gained new features thanks to a software update released today. Owners who update the mobile app will see a new 180-degree mode, enabling content to be recorded using only one of the camera's two sensors. In addition, the update brings a photo timer, the ability to wirelessly capture content using Bluetooth, and more.

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GoPro trade-in discount program now accepts any digital camera

GoPro trade-in discount program now accepts any digital camera

GoPro has a trade-in program that it calls "Trade-Up" for getting discounts on its current products. Previously, you had to trade-in a previous-generation GoPro camera to get the discount on a newer product, but the company announced changes today that open the program to any digital camera. Trade-up is available to anyone in the US, with discounts reaching up to $100 depending on model.

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Wyze Cam v2 Security Camera Review

Wyze Cam v2 Security Camera Review

The team behind Wyze Cam is back with an updated version of their inexpensive home security camera, and it's simply called Wyze Cam v2. This updated model has the same $19.99 price as the original despite the hardware boost; it also has the same design, making it visually indistinguishable from the older version. If you're a new Wyze customer, getting v2 is a no-brainer. Existing Wyze owners may be wondering, though: is it worth the cost to upgrade?

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What can Google Lens do? 10 things, for now

What can Google Lens do? 10 things, for now

As of today, Google Lens can identify, translate, or otherwise work with Text, Barcodes, Landmarks, Books, and Media. It can also identify popular dog breeds and cat breeds - so you can finally figure out what your mutt is. Or if you have an especially strange-looking dog, you can find out what your dog MIGHT be. Today we're going to run down the latest list of things Google Lens can do.

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Essential rolls out update, lackluster PH-1 camera acknowledged

Essential rolls out update, lackluster PH-1 camera acknowledged

Essential might have tried to pull a Google in more ways than one. After all, it did have Android creator Andy Rubin behind it. It shipped a pretty Android phone unencumbered by bloatware of any kind. It was almost perfect, except for one thing that has become critical to today’s smartphone market: the camera. Thankfully, Essential isn’t as deaf as some might think it is and promises to do better in the next Essential phone, whose launch is still unknown at this point.

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DJI Zenmuse X7 drone camera gets Apple ProRes RAW support in May

DJI Zenmuse X7 drone camera gets Apple ProRes RAW support in May

DJI is about to release a firmware update for the Zenmuse X7 drone camera that adds support for the Apple ProRes RAW standard. The move helps position the Zenmuse camera as a serious option for filmmakers and other creatives who need the camera for content creation rather than surveillance or surveying. According to DJI, its Zenmuse X7 is the first Super35 digital camera designed specifically for aerial photography.

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Canon 120MXS 120MP sensor will be great for surveillance

Canon 120MXS 120MP sensor will be great for surveillance

It’s been more than 3 years in the making but now Canon has something more concrete to show than just promises and theoretical data. Back in 2015, it announced, among two other next-gen cameras, a 120 megapixel SLR camera that has yet to actually launch. It has taken one step closer to making that drool-worthy and pocket-burning camera a reality with a 3-minute video showcasing why this particular sensor won’t be of interest just to photographers but even to security agencies and personnel.

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Entry-level HERO camera confirmed by GoPro

Entry-level HERO camera confirmed by GoPro

Well, that didn't take long: less than a day after a low-cost GoPRO HERO leaked out, the company has now confirmed its existence. As the rumor suggested, this will be an entry-level camera aimed at folks who want something a little more robust than the camera on their smartphone. Obviously, the HERO line has always been fairly affordable - especially the HERO5 at $299 - but with this new entry-level HERO, GoPro is really looking to remove price as a barrier to entry for some people.

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New GoPro Hero could save buyers money but not the company

New GoPro Hero could save buyers money but not the company

Once hailed as the king of action cameras, GoPro quickly found itself on the opposite end of the market, struggling against the innumerable clones trying to replicate its magic. After a disastrous Karma drone launch, the biggest question has always been what’s next for the former king. Thanks to some probably eager retailers, we know now that it would be a new GoPro Hero, no number, that seems to aimed at being a Hero in the mass market segment.

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Huawei P20 Pro steals the DxOMark crown, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S closes in

Huawei P20 Pro steals the DxOMark crown, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S closes in

Apple may have just stolen the spotlight in the tablet market but two Chinese companies are hogging the smartphone stage. Xiaomi just announced its “second and a half” gen bezel-less Mi Mix 2S and Huawei dropped the much-anticipated P20 and P20 Pro. While the two are almost worlds apart, especially in price, they do have one thing in common. Both are giving the bigger players reason to be worried by grabbing high scores on DxOMark’s ladder, including the Huawei P20 Pro’s top-ranking grade.

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GoPro inks tech deal that could save the company

GoPro inks tech deal that could save the company

Times are tough for action camera-maker GoPro, and the company is hoping a tech licensing deal will open new avenues in smart home systems, autonomous cars, and more. A new agreement has been linked with Jabil, a manufacturing firm that offers computational camera modules, head-up displays, lenses, and other optics tech to a wide range of companies.

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Google Pixel 2 Motion Photos magic revealed

Google Pixel 2 Motion Photos magic revealed

The Pixel and Pixel 2 phones, especially the Pixel 2 XL, have been faulted for many things. But most owners are willing to forgive Google its lapses because of one thing: the phones’ unbelievably good camera performance. One of the tricks that Google has to spice up the Pixel 2’s camera is Motion Photos and now the company is sharing some of the secrets behind it. Unsurprisingly, it has a good amount of machine learning and sophisticated algorithms involved.

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