If you've ever taken a photography class, there's a good chance you were taught that when you've got time to line up your shot you should always push the autofocus twice—or more times. Turns out you don't have to.
Although we were highly impressed with the $4500 Canon EOS-1D Mark III digital SLR camera when we first saw it last winter (check out our video of it snapping off 10 frames per second like a house afire), the high-end super camera turned out to have a goofy problem: Its autofocus didn't work in bright sunlight. Canon…
Shicoh Engineering has designed the world's tiniest compact linear motor. What does a compact linear motor do? It regulates the autofocus function of cell phone cameras. A better focused nude celebrity spy photo is always a good thing, right?