The Samsung Galaxy S5's Killer Camera Feature: Speed

Samsung has never been a leader when it comes to smartphone cameras but with the Galaxy S5, it's taken a step forward. It has nothing to do with megapixels—instead it's all about that weird-sounding feature called "phase-detect" autofocus, which allows the camera to focus in just .3 seconds. Samsung claims that's the… » 2/24/14 3:25pm 2/24/14 3:25pm

iPhone 5S Camera Battle: A Stand-Up Camera That Doesn't Stand Out

We spent the morning and afternoon testing out the redesigned iPhone 5S camera to get a sense of how it compares to its predecessor, as well as to the cameras on its biggest competitors. Without a doubt, it's a solid shooter that incorporates some improvements, but mostly, we're just damned impressed at how far… » 9/20/13 5:36pm 9/20/13 5:36pm

Our Favorite Flashlights, Cameras, Shoes, and More

Ah, beautiful summer. A time for barbecues, frolicking, the sun's ceaseless rays, the resulting blistering burns, perpetual sweating, sand in crevices you didn't know you had—er, on second thought, probably safest just to wait it out indoors. Because don't listen to them; the gadgets can love you back. » 6/03/13 10:43am 6/03/13 10:43am

BlackBerry Z10 Camera: The Worst Low-Light Performance We've Seen in a…

For the old BlackBerry, a handset's camera was an ancillary feature. But the new hip BlackBerry is supposed to be tuned into how regular people—not just suits—use their phones. The BlackBerry Z10's camera has a chance to prove it's better than the rest. And if our initial low-light camera test is any indication, the… » 1/30/13 3:40pm 1/30/13 3:40pm