Toshiba Project Ara camera modules revealed

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Toshiba has shown off a pair of new camera modules designed to fit in to Google’s modular smartphone, currently named ‘Project Ara’. I’ve been keeping an eye on Project Ara since it was PhoneBloks with the last working prototype reportedly being named Spiral 1. It appears that there are a number of third party manufacturers […]

Olympus AIR A01 open source smartphone camera

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Smartphone cameras get better every year but they’ll never be the favourite of ‘real’ photographers – just as MP3s won’t ever make the grade for audiophiles. Olympus are following Sony in creating a camera which works with your mobile – the Olympus Air A01 Smartphone Camera. The Olympus Air A01 has been designed to work […]

HTC Re camera gets live streaming smarts

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HTC’s periscope-shaped Re camera has been given some new smarts in the shape of the ability to live stream to YouTube. Thanks to an update to the Re’s Android app landing tomorrow, January 9th (iOS users having to wait until some time in the first quarter), HTC’s rather odd-looking action camera will be gaining a […]

EYE EYE! Up periscope with HTC’s RE action camera

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HTC may be better known for its smartphones, and I brought you news of the new HTC EYE yesterday, but the Taiwanese company also revealed its plans to enter the camera market. In what has been described as a direct challenger to the likes of the extreme sport-loving camera GoPro and Polaroid’s latest cubed device, […]

Nixie – the wearable flying selfie drone

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Have you ever found yourself in a position where you found yourself in a position that would make *the* best photo opportunity but either had no one to snap the moment for you or your arms just aren’t long enough to get the full frame in? If only you had a wearable flying camera drone… […]

Panasonic returns to phones with impressive Lumix DMC-CM1 cameraphone

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If, like me, you have a soft spot for Panasonic’s range of Lumix cameras, this new smartphone should be of interest. Say hello to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 cameraphone. The DMC-CM1 is quite an interesting beast and before you shout out that it’s just like the Galaxy K Zoom there are a number of important […]