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Moto G7 Plus DxOMark score offers a mixed bag

Moto G7 Plus DxOMark score offers a mixed bag

Motorola is no longer the darling of the mobile community, especially after it was sold to Lenovo. After its Moto Mod phase, the company has failed to put out any noteworthy premium phone. It does, however, continue to churn out acceptable mid-range handsets with nearly pure Android software on top. The latest in that line is the Moto G7 Plus, which sadly wasn't included in the US launch. Now DxOMark's rather late review of the phone could make some fans of the brand wish it weren't the case.

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VSCO adds two classic Kodak film filters for capturing retro-style images

VSCO adds two classic Kodak film filters for capturing retro-style images

Instagram competitor VSCO has added two new film simulation filters to its mobile photography app, enabling smartphone owners to capture images with old school Kodak Portra styles. Members get access to the new KP6 filter, which offers the same look of the Kodak Portra 400VC film introduced in 1998; the new KP7 filter imitates the Kodak Portra 400UC released in 2002, but with a twist.

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Sony RX100 VII is a strangely powerful compact camera for creators

Sony RX100 VII is a strangely powerful compact camera for creators

The Sony RX100 series was made for creative types - not just for those who aim for documentation. As such, they've embedded a whole lot of features that were made with product-makers in mind. The RX100 VII (DSC-RX100M7) is the latest in this line of compact, quick-shoot, autofocus cameras made to do everything a smartphone does, but better.

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Gallery Go takes Google’s photo management tools offline

Gallery Go takes Google’s photo management tools offline

Google has already launched a range of lightweight apps meant for use in regions with limited internet access, and today it continued that trend by launching Gallery Go. More specifically, Gallery Go was launched by Google Nigeria as an easy to use, data-light photo management app. Despite that focus on using data sparingly (and taking up as little storage space as possible), Gallery Go is still packing some serious capability under the hood.

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Square launches Photo Studio service to improve your Etsy images

Square launches Photo Studio service to improve your Etsy images

If you're one of the millions of people operating a website, selling items online, or curating Pinterest boards, you'll likely appreciate the need for high-quality product images. In the absence of a high-end camera, a proper lighting setup, and suitable skills, however, many online sellers are left with lackluster images, potentially impacting sales and follower numbers. Here to help solve that problem is mobile payment company Square.

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Kodak’s new cardboard scanner makes it easy to digitize old film

Kodak’s new cardboard scanner makes it easy to digitize old film

Kodak has launched a cardboard film scanning device that enables anyone who owns an Android phone or iPhone to scan their boxes of old film negatives. The scanner, when not in use, looks like an ordinary yellow and black cardboard box. When opened, however, the Kodak Mobile Film Scanner expands into a full film negative and color slide digitizing system.

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Pixel 3a on DxOMark rating could give Pixel fans pause for thought

Pixel 3a on DxOMark rating could give Pixel fans pause for thought

When Google started making its own phones, fans of its old Nexus line may have been partly disappointed by the price tag. With the Pixel, the Android platform maker jumped into the premium flagship race and seemed to refuse to look back. Almost three years later, however, it launched the Pixel 3a to target more budget-constrained buyers with not a few compromises all around. According to DxOMark, however, it at least doesn't compromise on one critical thing: the camera.

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Apollo 11 Hasselblad camera celebrates those literally left on the moon

Apollo 11 Hasselblad camera celebrates those literally left on the moon

Back on July 20, 1969, when the Eagle landed on our moon, it was a Hasselblad camera that was chosen to take photographs. Now that we're here 50 years later, Hasselblad isn't about to let that fact be forgotten. As such, they've delivered all the important facts on their participation with the mission, including a full gear readout for the cameras used on each major photograph. ALSO there's a newly-minted special edition moon landing camera ready to roll for consumers this week.

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DJI Ronin-SC gimbal packed with features for mirrorless cameras at $440

DJI Ronin-SC gimbal packed with features for mirrorless cameras at $440

Today DJI introduced a new $440 gimbal that allows mirrorless camera users to take command of stabilization in videos of all sorts. This machine is simple-to-use, relatively small, and right on the high end of all the pro points. DJI suggests on their site that "due to limited new product availability," they'll only sell two units to each prospective customer.

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Intel RealSense Depth Camera SR305 cuts costs for 3D scanning

Intel RealSense Depth Camera SR305 cuts costs for 3D scanning

Intel has a new standalone camera module made for 3D sensing and mapping, and they want to get it into the hands of developers, academics and device prototypers as fast as possible. They've cut down on all the non-essential elements in previous models of similar devices, and here brought JUST the basics for several key 3D-sensing and mapping applications.

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Galaxy Note 10 primary feature further confirmed: Aimed at new iPhone 11 war

Galaxy Note 10 primary feature further confirmed: Aimed at new iPhone 11 war

This morning one of the most important features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 was confirmed. Or rather, the fact that we've predicted its existence and specificity in feature details was confirmed, as was pretty much expected. We're talking about the primary camera module, and the fact that it'll almost certainly be more than just comparable to that of the Samsung Galaxy S10.

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Sigma fp packs a full-frame mirrorless camera in a tiny footprint

Sigma fp packs a full-frame mirrorless camera in a tiny footprint

Camera maker Sigma has revealed its latest mirrorless digital shooter, and it sounds like quite the device. Dubbed the Sigma fp, the company says that this new camera is "the world's smallest and lightest mirrorless digital camera with a full-frame image sensor." That a pretty big, if not very specific, boast.

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