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9 min ago | KIDK CBS 3

Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project. This time it's a modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara that can be customized by swapping out individual pieces of hardware.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Santa Clara, CA

3 hrs ago | WNED

Light And Dark: The Racial Biases That Remain In Photography

When Syreeta McFadden was a child, she dreaded taking pictures after a family photo made her skin appear dulled and darkened.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

5 hrs ago | Internet News

Developers get access to more Sony camera features

Developers will be able to build applications to remotely control two Sony lens cameras, using new features the company has added to an SDK.


8 hrs ago | CIO

Leaked Images of Amazon's 'Fire Phone'

A couple of images of Amazon's first smartphone leaked yesterday, and reports suggest it could be officially announced in June.


10 hrs ago |

Google Project Tango teardown exposes 3D camera secrets

Google's Project Tango 3D mapping phones are in short supply - only around 200 out in the wild for developers to try - but that hasn't stopped a teardown on the camera-smothered prototype to reveal its hardware magic.


12 hrs ago | Science Daily

Lens turns any smartphone into a portable microscope

Imagine yourself examining species of coral in Fiji. Looking at fungi and parasites in grass seeds.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Olympia, WA

16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Samsung executive says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said.


Related Topix: Google, Startups

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Directions Magazine

Surrey Satellite US Introduces Next-Generation Color Video-Imaging Small Satellite

Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC today introduced the Surrey V1C color video-imaging satellite, a new compact design with high-quality imaging at sub-one-meter resolution.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA


Frost & Sullivan Reviews The AVer EVC130P, 16X PTZ Video Conferencing ...

As an all-inclusive endpoint at MSRP the EVC130P offers high-quality, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly and affordable interactive visual communications that are H.323 and SIP compliant and covered by the industry's only three-year warranty.


Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan

Surrey Leader

Community photos tell the story of Surrey during the 1950s

His camera recorded shining rodeo queens being ushered down Main Street, ceremonial throws at curling tournaments, and the uncertain first steps at kids' dance recitals.


Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Canada,

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox sheriff calls body-mounted cameras 'next level' of policing

"They would eventually replace the dash-mounted cameras in the cars," the sheriff said.


Related Topix: Sports

Dina Lohan pleads guilty in Long Island drunken driving case

After running through a courthouse hallway and covering her face from cameras, Dina Lohan told a Long Island judge Wednesday that she was driving drunk - with a level twice the legal limit - when she was pulled over in September.



Amazon's smartphone reportedly breaks cover for the camera

Following last week's report of an Amazon phone announcement in June, the first reported pictures of the handset appeared on-line.



Should Google know your deepest darkest secrets?

FORTUNE Google opens up its Explorer Program today, offering the general public an opportunity to purchase Glass for $1,500.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg

Ambot ah!

Google contact lens with built-in microcameras patented

Google scores a patent on a "smart" contact lens system that users could control by the way they blink their eyes.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


Google Files Patent for Micro Cameras Embedded Directly Into Contact Lenses

Google has just filed a new patent application with the USPTO for embedding micro cameras directly into contact lenses.


Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Pentax 645Z medium-format 51MP camera unveiled

Following some recent leaks, Ricoh has taken the wraps off its latest offering, the Pentax 645Z medium-format camera.


Related Topix: Camcorders


Land Rover Discovery Concept Solves First-World Problems With Lasers, Cameras, And Tweed

The Discovery Vision concept drops a truckload of technology into the Land Rover name, just as the company starts to split its Range Rover and Land Rover lineups into distinct families of vehicles.


Related Topix: Land Rover, Land Rover Discovery, Land, SUV, Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover LR2, Land Rover LR4


Sony Xperia Z2 tops the charts in camera performance

While benchmarks tend to focus on the raw power of a smartphone, DXOMark looks at camera performance and in a recent test of the Sony Xperia Z2 it was found that the handset outperformed all others in combined video and stills tests.


Asbury Park Press

Hide your Siri searches

Q. Does Siri record all of your conversations? A. This is a tricky question because Apple isn't talking much on the subject.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Social Software