Google's Awesome 360-Panorama Photo Sphere App Comes to iOS

Since making its debut on Android a little over a year ago, Photo Sphere has been one of those "Hey, look what my phone can do!" things that Android users have lorded over their non-Android friends. Today, though, Google is opening the doors to iPhone users with the Photo Sphere Camera app of iOS. This is good news… » 8/19/14 12:00pm Tuesday 12:00pm

Fake Camera Commercial Shows How Dumb Today's Tech Will Someday Look

The Walley POS-86 is "the most advanced camera ever built." It's impossible to ignore all the power packed in its svelte 25-pound frame. And if you've watched a promo for any kind of consumer technology product in the past 10 years, you'll get a chuckle out of this parody, because they nailed it. » 5/03/14 7:00pm 5/03/14 7:00pm

Leopard steals a camera because, screw you humans and your cameras

It has to be really annoying to be in your turf and have all these people come like the pest to take photos of you and leave crap around. If I were this leopard I would have stolen the camera, break it, and then poop on it. But I'm glad he didn't so we could see this wonderful animal up close. » 4/23/14 9:11pm 4/23/14 9:11pm

Super stealth MIT camera can take 3D images in complete darkness

Anyone with a smartphone knows how impossible it is to take pictures in the dark. At best you get a picture that looks like a pile of dark to darker grains of sand. Researchers, however, have come up with a better way. They've been able to take 'ultra sharp images' with little to no light. Basically, it's creating… » 12/02/13 11:13pm 12/02/13 11:13pm

Why Is A Cheap Color Sensor Such A Big Deal?

We expect our devices to know what's going on. Automatic doors, smartphones, temperature control systems and beyond all perform actions when they detect certain conditions. And it seems like it would just be convenient to put cameras on everything so devices could have eyes on all different situations. It would also… » 9/01/13 6:12pm 9/01/13 6:12pm

This High-Speed Digital Camera Can Freeze Objects Moving 7,500 MPH

When it comes to high-speed photography—and we're talking about freezing explosions and other occurrences that are over in just thousandths of a second—something known as film-based streak photography has always been the go-to technology. But as film continues its slow death, a company called MetroLaser has come up… » 8/15/13 12:40pm 8/15/13 12:40pm