01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Dropcam is launching a new hardware called Dropcam HD, and we can say that it was about time! If you have not heard of Dropcam before, it is a very easy-to-setup web video surveillance camera. The Dropcam service not only lets you watch the cameras from a computer or a mobile device over the internet, but the architecture of the Dropcam service makes it so that you don’t […]
01/05/2012, [CES 2012] Logitech is well known for its high quality HD webcams and we are happy to see the manufacturer coming to CES with a new one. The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 captures full-HD 1080p video for video calling with Skype latest version Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows. With Windows Live Messenger the webcam provide 720p video capture. Thanks to its Carl Zeiss optics, two speakers and a premium […]
11/09/2011, I don’t know about you, but a webcam is not going to be the next big device – instead, it is one computer accessory that has settled into the ranks of mediocrity, but somehow, companies still continue to churn it out from time to time. Genius is no exception, and their latest release, the FaceCam 3000 webcam is said to hit the US and Canada without breaking the bank. The […]
11/08/2011, Samsung announced its new WiFi camera at CES Unveiled. The Samsung WiFi camera can be used for surveillance or as a baby monitor. Samsung claims that the set up is super easy unlike other surveillance solutions, with only one push on the Wi-Fi (WPS) button on the device and router and it will be connected in under 30 seconds. Then, after registering your name, password and camera on the […]
10/31/2011, Shopping online from the comfort of your own home definitely has its merits (no jams, queues, or even the need to leave the house) but when it comes to clothes, one of the biggest problems faced by people is getting clothes that fit perfectly. There doesn’t seem to be a fixed standard for a lot of items – a medium in one store can be the different size as medium […]
10/11/2011, The world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest, has seen many attempts at it, with some failures along the way, simply because it is there to be conquered, and the indomitable human spirit tends to push itself to the very limits. Well, there is one foe that is sure to overcome the mighty Everest if it is not kept in check – that is, global warming. Hopefully the balance of the environment […]
09/14/2011, If there’s one thing great about technology, it’s the ability to keep in touch with the people we care about even though they’re thousands of miles away. We’ve come a long way since the introduction of 320 x 240 webcams (remember those days?) and now HD video calling is slowly becoming the standard. HP’s latest entry to the webcam market, the HP Webcam HD 5210 is one such camera.
08/04/2011, If you’re sitting in front of the computer all day (for work or for play), having a good posture is pretty important, especially if you want to avoid chronic back problems later in life. There are many ways to deal with it – you can get a ergonomic chair that forces you to sit up with good posture, you can get somebody who’s willing to watch over you while you’re […]
08/01/2011, Do you love purchasing official movie merchandise, especially when they are of the tech and geeky variety? Well, Disney and Pixar worked hand in hand to deliver a limited edition Alien webcam that stands at 15″ tall – definitely a far cry from those really, really small computer peripherals that you see on most desks. This Alien USB webcam is larger than life, so to speak, and will be a […]
06/09/2011, A computer repair guy, Trevor Harwell, was recently arrested for multiple charges of computer access and fraud. He was found guilty for placing a program on laptops that were sent over to the place he was working on for repair. Called Camcapture, it allowed him to remotely control the webcam of the user’s laptop, to let him capture images while they weren’t looking. To make sure that the girls were […]
06/01/2011, The advent of broadband connectivity across numerous countries have made video calls and video conferences all the more convenient and less choppy, also thanks in part to efficient software such as Skype and other instant messaging programs with video call support. Well, the webcam industry isn’t the most exciting one to be in, but at least there is progresso on the hardware front from time to time such as Creative […]
05/03/2011, Logitech has just released a high-end web cam for… HDTVs. At the moment, the Logitech TV Cam for Skype only works with HDTVs from the Panasonic VIERA line that have the “connect-enabled ” feature. However, you can be sure that, in-time, other brand will join the party. In any case, with a 1Mbps (upload) connection, users can start making video calls in HD* from their television.
04/21/2011, The police in Toronto have arrested a 29-year-old man who has allegedly murdered a 23-year-old exchange student while her friend in China watched over webcam. The friend in China was talking to her over webcam, when she stopped for awhile to answer the door early in the morning. The witness claimed he saw, through the webcam chat, the girl open the door for a man who was seemingly asking to […]
03/31/2011, If you’ve got fears about your house getting broken into or your roommate stealing your stuff, and you happen to have a Mac computer lying around, Orbicule has released a solution just for you. Called Witness, this app turns your MacBook or Mac desktop (that has iSight) into a motion-activated security camera. All you have to do is turn it on whenever you leave your computer on whenever you leave […]