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Android Smartphones Can Finally Get Predator Vision as Well

Earlier in the year, FLIR got us all hot and bothered by revealing a thermal vision smartphone case that could actually see our excitement. Unfortunately it's only for iPhone users, and won't be available until the early summer. But Android fans will have the last laugh with their own thermal imaging add-on—the Therm-App—that's already available (sorta). Read More >>

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This Hasselblad Camera Gets Snapped Up at Auction for Over £500,000

The Hasselblad 500 is perhaps one of the coolest film cameras you could ever own, and this one—which has been to the moon and back—is even cooler. Which perhaps explains why it just sold for €660,000 (£550,820). Read More >>

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Panasonic Has a 4K Action Camera and it is Rather Strange

Panasonic has officially announced the HX-A500 wearable action camera, the real-world version of the prototype we saw back at CES. It's dustproof, waterproof down to three metres, and it straps to your head like some weird kind of Universal Soldier head piece. Read More >>

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Samsung NX Mini: A Tiny New Camera System for the Selfie Generation

Samsung's new interchangeable-lens camera system focuses on good looks, small size, and connectivity. Oh, and selfies. It's called the NX Mini, and it will hit the shelves in April. Read More >>

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900 Megapixel Portraits Turn the Human Face Into a Crazy Landscape

We've seen stitched together "gigapixel" photos made of a billion pixels before, but they tend to be reserved for huge landscapes. Photographer Daniel Boschung has taken absurdly high resolution methodology and applied it to a much smaller area: the human face. Read More >>

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Nikon 1 V3: A Pricey Mirrorless Camera That Acts Like a Point-and-Shoot

Here's Nikon's new top interchangeable-lens compact. The Nikon 1 V3 is a mirrorless camera that hopes to stand out from the crowd by being simpler than the rest. Read More >>

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London Trialling "Intelligent" Pedestrian Crossings to Protect Dawdling Tourists

Transport for London has announced a plan to launch a new form of pedestrian crossing in the city, with the Pedestrian Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique using cameras to count how many people are waiting to cross and adjusting its timings accordingly. Read More >>

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Oppo Kicks Off New Smartphone Megapixel War With 50MP Find 7 Tease

The 41MP Nokia 808 PureView was thought to be a line in the sand for the cameraphone. After years of incremental improvements, Nokia leapt ahead of the competition with a handset that was more camera than phone. Keen to make headway in the west, China's Oppo looks to outdo even the PureView, teasing a 50MP Find 7 phone. Read More >>

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Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror Isn't Blinded by Passengers or Cargo

Have you ever been hesitant to over-pack a vehicle with luggage or passengers because it would obscure the sightline for your rearview mirror? Nissan's Smart rearview mirror solves that problem by alternately displaying a live video feed from a camera mounted on the back of the vehicle. Read More >>

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Fujifilm X-T1 Review: Feast for the Eyes, Frustration for the Fingers

Fuji's new top-of-the-line mirrorless camera is packed with functionality, aiming to smash through the shortcomings of its popular-but-imperfect X series line. The X-T1 has plenty of power, but can't help tripping over its own feet.
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BBC News Presenter Falls into Oblivion in Live Camera Error

BBC Look North presenter Caroline Bilton sank out of sight live on air, as some sort of camera problem made it look as if her chair had fallen down a hole. The error was blamed on a "technical hitch," with co-presenter Leanne Brown doing a great job of not laughing at the bizarre spatial balls-up. [Metro] Read More >>

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Samsung May be Planning a Miniature Mirrorless Camera

Want a mirrorless camera, but don't want to lug a hulking DSLR-sized body around with you? Then Samsung's rumoured NX Mini could be a literal weight off your shoulders. Read More >>

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Leaked Image of Super Tiny Samsung Mirrorless Camera is Kind of Crazy

Some folks at NXRumors have dug up an image of what is purportedly a new mirrorless camera from Samsung. It's incredibly small looking, and selfie-ready! Read More >>

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A Simple Trick to Keep Your GoPro Footage Steady

GoPro is the bestselling camera in the world because you can take the tough sucker anywhere. Just mount it on your surfboard/snowboard/bicycle and it'll snag back fisheye footage for your bragging video. Handholding a GoPro, however, yields shaky results. Read More >>

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Nikon's D4S: A Pro DSLR in a Familiar, Jumbo Package

At the professional level, the ultra-powerful DSLR is still mighty important, and with that in mind, Nikon is upgrading its beastly D4, with the D4s, a faster flagship shooter that's better than low-light than its older namesake. There's a lot to love about this camera. Here are the highlights. Read More >>

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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 fastest in the world, and it could seriously change how you use the camera. Read More >>

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