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Google Camera app now on Kitkat and adds Lytro-like effect

Google has launched a stand-alone camera app with a new 'Lens Blur' feature for Android 4.4 devices.

1 day ago
Google applies for contact lens camera patent

Google has filed a patent application for a micro camera module to go with its smart contact lens concept.

3 days ago
Prototype battery fully charges in under 30 seconds

Israeli start-up, Storedot, shows a smartphone battery that charges in under 30 seconds. 

1 week ago
Adobe launches Lightroom for iPad

Adobe has released a Lightroom iPad app for Creative Cloud subscribers. 

1 week ago
Lensbaby brings 'Sweet Spot ' selective focus lens to iPhone

Lensbaby has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the final development stages for its Sweet Spot selective focus iPhone lens.

2 weeks ago
Nokia unveils 20MP Lumia 930 with Windows Phone 8.1

The Lumia 930 comes with a 5-inch full-HD screen,  a 20MP camera module and Windows Phone version 8.1.

2 weeks ago
Tiny lens turns your smartphone camera into a microscope

The Micro Phone Lens Kickstarter project aims to convert your mobile device into a powerful microscope.

2 weeks ago
Apple patents bayonet mount for mobile devices

Apple has patented a bayonet mount for attaching lenses and other accessories to mobile devices.

3 weeks ago
Matterport camera creates 3D models

 Matterport is a startup that cooperated with Google in Project Tango and builds its own 3D-camera.

3 weeks ago
HTC launches One M8 with new 'Duo Camera'

HTC's One M8 features a secondary imaging sensor that captures depth information, allowing for bokeh effects and refocusing of images.

4 weeks ago
Apple applies for dual-sensor camera patent

Apple aims to patent a dual-sensor camera design that allows for thinner devices and better image quality. 

4 weeks ago
Google Search on Android adds voice commands for camera

Google has launched an update to their Search app that allows you to open the camera app in stills or video mode using voice commands.

1 month ago
LUUV starts Indiegogo campaign for 3D-printed camera stabilizer

LUUV has started an Indiegogo campaign to fund the production of a 3D-printed camera stabilizer.

1 month ago
Oppo Find 7 features QHD display and 50MP images

The Oppo Find 7 comes with a 5.5-inch QHD display, Raw capture and the ability to take 50MP images via onboard software. 

1 month ago
LifePrint's portable wireless printer hits Kickstarter

LifePrint adds a social element to mobile printing with its wireless printer and app.

1 month ago
Apple patents remote control for iPhone camera

Apple has been granted a patent for a wireless accessory that can remotely control the camera of an iPhone or iPad.

1 month ago
Apple releases 8GB version of iPhone 5c

Apple has introduced a less expensive 8GB version of the iPhone 5c.

1 month ago
VSCO announces $100K scholarship fund for artists

VSCO has announced a scholarship fund for "providing artists the resources to pursue their creative vision."

1 month ago
Samsung lens production issues could delay Galaxy S5

Problems in the Galaxy S5's lens production process could lead to a delayed introduction of the new model.

1 month ago
Google's Project Tango camera specs revealed

An item in Chrome issue tracker reveals additional details on Google's Project Tango phone.

1 month ago
Apple is on camera-engineer hiring spree

Apple is looking to hire a range of camera engineers, covering all sections of the imaging pipeline. 

1 month ago
Samsung explains the Galaxy S5's ISOCELL sensor

Samsung has published a video that explains the Galaxy S5's ISOCELL camera sensor technology.

1 month ago
Instagramer makes $15,000 in one day by selling prints

An Instagram user made $15,000 in one day by selling prints of his images.

1 month ago
Instagram releases redesigned Android app

Instagram has launched a revamped version of its Android app that promises improved usability and speed.

1 month ago
HTC One 2014 leaks, comes with 'Duo Camera'

A leaked brochure provides some detail about the forthcoming HTC flagship's Duo Camera.

1 month ago
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