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Man, I Hope Lytro Can Find A Good Use For Its Amazing Tech

I’ve never been more impressed by something as useless as Lytro’s incredible cameras. Let’s hope the company can actually find something useful to do with it before it expires. Right now, the company’s laying people off and going into survival mode.


The Ultimate Photographer's Backpack?

This new Aperture from Boreas offers all-round protection for your camera gear in an internal frame backpack suitable for long-distance outdoors adventure. It promises to be more versatile and more comfortable than anything else out there.


Watch The Guts Of A DSLR Camera In Action At 10,000 Frames Per Second

Video: The Slow Mo Guys got a 10,000-fps high resolution camera and pointed it into the guts of a DSLR camera shooting photos at 1/8000th of a second. It’s amazing to see how much vibration there is when the mirror and diaphragm move.


What High-Speed Cameras Can Tell Us About The Smell Of Rain 

That lovely, earthy smell after the rain has a name: petrichor. Exactly what causes petrichor, however, is unknown. Armed with high-speed cameras, MIT scientists have found that the interface where raindrop hits earth is a little more complicated than you might expect.


The World's First Cameraphone That Can Actually Zoom (Say Cheese)

Have you ever even touched an ASUS phone? I thought not. But two of the coolest Android smartphones at CES 2015 come courtesy of the Taiwanese computer company.


The Best Camera For Every Parent

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I’ll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments.


How A Mobile Phone Camera Works, Visualised

Video: Many people know how a camera works — at least conceptually. In practice, it’s not easy to imagine (in fact, it truly blows my mind if I really think of it). This excellent 3D visualisation shows exactly how the photo is taken. Very, very neat.


HTC Is Planning A Second RE Action Camera

HTC’s attempt to take on GoPro with a, err, plastic periscope wasn’t its finest hour. But, according to its North Asia president Jack Tong, it now plans to give it a second try.


Samsung Project Beyond: A 360-Degree Camera For Streaming Virtual Reality

Samsung’s serious about virtual reality, and not just with a fancy headset accessory for the Note 4. The company has also built its own lightweight 360-degree camera, dubbed Project Beyond.


The $1099 Camera I Didn't Use To Share My Hawaiian Holiday Photos

My wife loves technology. Hell, she spotted the job posting that landed me my first tech writing gig. She also loves sharing snapshots with friends. So when I told her that the Sony RX100 III could sling amazing selfies to Instagram with a tap of her phone, she was understandably stoked. When we packed our bags for a week-long holiday to Maui, it was the only dedicated camera we took along.