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36 min ago | Times of Oman

Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhone 6

Early reviews of Apple iPhone 6 models to be released on Friday sang praises of the large-screen handsets, proclaiming that bigger truly is better. "The public asked for bigger and Apple delivered not only bigger but better, too," tech news website Slash Gear said in its review.

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4 hrs ago | JK on the run

Gigaom: ZTE makes a 5.7-inch smartphone for T-Mobile that's a good value for its size

Mobile has a new attractive large phone option for its bargain-seeking customers. The ZTE Z Max is a 5.7-inch smartphone - one of the first to be sold in the United States under the ZTE name - that will retail for $252 unlocked.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

USA Today

Baig: What I like in iOS 8

New York-Much as you might marvel about bigger displays, beefed up cameras and other features on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, the software on the latest iPhones deserves props too. The software is iOS 8, of course, Baig: What I like in iOS 8 New York-Much as you might marvel about bigger displays, beefed up cameras and other features on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, the software on the latest iPhones deserves props too.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Shazam, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups

ComputerWorld

Startup develops optical zoom lens for smartphones

A Silicon Valley startup is developing an optical zoom lens unit that's thin enough to slip inside of a smartphone and won't protrude when used. DynaOptics has spent two years working on the device, which is based on an Alvarez lens, a uniquely shaped lens that produces optical zoom through lateral movement of two lens halves that sit together.

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The Sand Trap

Share Your Internet Speed

The time I need it the most is probably when streaming three streams at the same time. 4K is in the works, if not already here.

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Science Daily

Camera sheds light on mate choice of swordtail fish

We have all seen a peacock show its extravagant, colorful tail feathers in courtship of a peahen. Now, a group of researchers has used a special camera to discover that female northern swordtail fish choose their mates based on a similar display.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Austin, Science, Computer Science, Marine Biology, Biology

CNET News.com

Last chance to snag flying pocket camera on Indiegogo

A small flying camera controlled by your smartphone is finishing up its run on Indiegogo, but the information about it is a little lightweight. Curious about what's going on behind those tall hedges that line your neighbor's property? Need to check out a repair on your roof, but afraid to climb up a ladder? Want to just make some cool aerial videos but not into buying your own drone? Now finishing up its run on Indiegogo , the small, lightweight flying camera will link up to your smartphone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

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Popular Photography

Leica Unveils M Edition 60 Digital Camera With No Display and M-A Mechanical Film Camera

Every two years, Photokina is Leica's chance to really blow things out on their home turf. Last time, they had a massive gala to unleash their new M-series cameras.

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The Financial Mirror

SanDisk Expands Portfolio of 4K Enabled ...

I card, the world's highest capacity full-sized SDa memory card. These new offerings expand the company's impressive portfolio of 4K Ultra High Definition 1 capable products.

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Related Topix: Startups, SanDisk, Pliant Technology, Camcorders, Marketing

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Toshiba rolls out 20Mpx CMOS image sensor for smartphones

The sensor joins Toshiba's recently announced 8Mpx and 13Mpx 1.12 back-side illuminated CIS solutions, which enable low-power, high-performance image capture, and video recording for handheld mobile devices. The T4KA7 employs high-speed circuit technology that delivers a frame rate of 22fps at full-resolution image capture - an improvement of 83 per cent compared to the company's previous 20Mpx sensor.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Canada NewsWire

SD Association Expands iSDIO Specification, Adds High-Speed...

Products using the specification will be simple to use and feature secure connections for quick peer-to-peer data transfer. The data recorded on an iSDIO TransferJet memory card can now be wirelessly communicated between TransferJet equipped devices.

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Related Topix: The Association, Pop/Rock, Computers, Printers

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

No contract needed: Cheap smartphones better than ever

No contract needed: Cheap smartphones better than ever Affordable and adequate smartphones are now available, and usually they don't require a contract. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1s4hE6s I figured this out the hard way last year while getting out of my car in a parking garage.

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International Business Times

HTC Eye Specs Surface, Expected To Feature 13MP Duo Camera, 5.2-inch Display And Snapdragon 801 CPU

Customers look at HTC smartphones in a mobile phone shop in Taipei in this July 30, 2013 file photo. Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC Corp said on May 6, 2014 it projects revenue in April-June to almost match that of a year earlier thanks primarily to sales of new flagship One M8 beating those of its predecessor.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

TrustedReviews

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime to feature 5-megapixel front camera?

As a result of the selfie craze, front-facing smartphone cameras have been catching up to their rear-facing brethren. The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 , earlier this month, with a 3.7-megapixel front snapper and a host of new 'selfie' photo modes, was further evidence of this trend.

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Digital Trends

Oppo N3 leaks online with new, rotating selfie camera

Oppo first broke with tradition when it introduced the Oppo N1, a smartphone with a high-resolution, rotating camera for taking better selfies. Now it seems that the Chinese smartphone maker is gearing up to introduce an even more wild-looking device with a rotating camera.

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SavannahNow

Georgia fish go online with aquarium camera

A channel catfish saunters by. So do several bluegill, as other fish swim in the background and a snapping turtle rests at the surface.

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Technabob.com

Film Camera Combined with Digital Camera: Camshop

Incoming Physics student Ollie Baker used the money he got from his Arkwright Scholarship to transfer the brains of a Sony Nex-5 into a Konica Auto S3 , the latter being an analog rangefinder from the 70s. Ollie calls his resulting device the FrankenCamera .

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Related Topix: Camcorders, Digital Cameras, Electronics

SlashGear.com

Panasonic Lumix CM1: a camera smartphone by camera people

Today the folks behind some of the best cameras we've used over the past 10 years have created a smartphone. Panasonic ties the smartphone universe to their long-lasting Lumix brand name with the Panasonic Lumix CM1.

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Daily Herald

Turning iPads into Movie Cameras

There's a new club at Elk Grove High School and they want to turn the iPads that most students have into movie-making machines. The Elk Grove Film Club, sponsored by social science teacher and filmmaker Bruce Janu, has a whole list of activities planned for the year: from community film screenings, to film production and editing workshops, to hosting CinéStudent, a large student film festival in the Spring.

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Related Topix: Camcorders, Elk Grove, CA, Non-Profit

Daily Star

Big Brother Tamara Stewart-Wood in first ever glamour topless shoot

For the reality star has turned glamour model in an electric shoot as she turns Businesswoman Barbie in her debut nude soire for the cameras. With Luisa Zissman stepping away from the spotlight to focus on her company, it looks as though this blondie may take the baton of brains meets beauty.

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