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Facebook facial recognition rolls out worldwide
One of the most interesting features of Facebook when it was released has got to be its photo tagging feature. It was one of the features that brought a lot of joy and misery to Facebook users all over the world. Well sometime during last year, Facebook introduced a facial recognition feature that helped you to make sure photo tagging wasn’t going to be a chore by making it automatic.

Nexus 3 spotted in the wild?
It’s been rumored that Google has been working on a new Nexus device, but I didn’t think we’d be catching a glimpse of it this soon. The folks at TechHog managed to get their hands on a photograph of what is touted to be a prototype of the next Nexus phone, dubbed the Nexus 3. The phone is said to be manufactured by HTC this time around – giving them […]

EveryScape UScapeit gives you panoramic images on your iPhone
It seems like everybody is getting into the panoramic game on the iPhone recently. The other day, Microsoft released Photosynth an app that allowed users to easily stitch together photographs to create panoramic images on their iPhones. Now, EveryScape has just released a new app called UScapeit – an app that makes use of the iPhone (or any other iOS device with a camera)’s video taking capabilities to generate 3D […]

Fotopedia Paris: a Visual Virtual Tour of Paris for iPhone
Fotopedia Paris Tour selectionFotopedia, the collaborative photographic encyclopedia, launched Fotopedia Paris, an app that lets users visually discover Paris on their iPhone or iPad. Using a large collection of 4,000 stunning photographs taken by thousands of photographers from around the world, Fotopedia offers as many virtual tour as you want, whether you are interested in art, architecture, history, castles, café, fashion, shopping or street life. I tested Fotopedia Paris briefly, […]

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Desktop Photo to Digital Picture Converter preserves your memories digitally
If you’ve got a large stack of old photographs that you’d like to convert into digital pictures, scanning them with a conventional scanner is going to take a lot of time. This is where the Desktop Photo to Digital Picture Converter comes in. Essentially, it is just a digital camera with a tray, and instead of scanning your old photographs, the Converter snaps a picture of the photograph using a […]

Nikon D5100 - first images
 The folks over at Nikon Rumors have got their hands on the first pictures of the Nikon D5100,  the Nikon D5000’s replacement. The LCD display will swivel to the side and not to the bottom unlike the Nikon D5000, and new features include a rumored “night vision” option with ISO up to 102400 (!), a new HDR feature and new special effects during video (selective colors, miniature effects…). Read more […]

Turn your iPhone into a microscope
If you’ve always felt that your iPhone 4 camera’s minimum focus distance was a bit too far for your liking, especially if you like taking close up shots of small objects, you might want to check this device out. The Mini Microscope for iPhone does exactly what its name says – it turns your iPhone 4 into a mini microscope that you can easily carry around with you, wherever you […]

Color: the new social network that works by proximity
If you’re thinking to yourself: do we need another social network? Probably not. Do we need another photo-sharing service? Not really. Do you need a photo-sharing, social network? Well, the folks at Color seem to think so. Introducing Color: a free, proximity-based social networking photo-sharing app. Available on the iPhone and Android phones, Color doesn’t work like any other social network/photo-sharing app available, which helps it stand out from the […]

ZAZOO Photo Clock teaches young kids about telling time
If your kids are having trouble telling the time and what they should be doing at certain hours of the day (i.e. be in bed by 9pm), ZAZOO’s Photo Clock was built to solve that problem. Designed to help children who don’t know how to read the time yet, this Photo Clock comes with a set of pre-programmed images that show up on the screen depending on the time of day. […]

Say goodbye to blurry pictures with this DIY setup
Regardless of the image stabilization techniques and tools that camera manufacturers include into their cameras, it’s still very easy to end up with blurry images. Now someone out there has come up with a DIY solution to prevent all of this. The setup involves an Arduino board, Bluetooth modem, 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope and a trigger for the camera. Once it’s all set up, you’ll be able to use the new […]

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VE
[CES 2011] The Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VE is a high end camcorder model packing a load of features including the Exmor R CMOS Sensor that performs well in low light conditions, a Wide Angle Lens G, Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode, Highlight Playback, Face Detection, iAUTO, 60p/30p recording (50p/25p in Europe) and 96GB of flash memory. The newly developed 16:9 Exmor R CMOS sensor delivers wide angle of up to 26.3mm […]

Sony Cyber-shot TX100V - 3D photo and OLED Touchscreen
[CES 2011] Sony is on a special mission to convert the masses to 3D, and to accomplish the task, what could be better than offering consumers the technology to produce their own 3D content? The TX100V is the top of the line of the new Cyber-shot cameras delivering 3D still image capture with only one lens and imager.  Additionally, it is the first Cyber-shot with a 3.5-inch (8.8 cm) OLED […]

Eye-Fi Mobile Apps and Direct Mode
[CES 2011] To accelerate photo sharing, Eye-Fi Direct mode, and new Mobile Apps. The idea behind Direct Mode is that your camera can transmit photos directly to your mobile device (Smartphone or Tablet… when supported). The photos will then appear is if they had been shot with the mobile device, thus making it easy to share with a mobile application like Flickr or Facebook. With the Eye-Fi mobile apps, users […]

Photographs and video of the Nintendo 3DS leaked online
[CES 2011] Nintendo’s is set to demonstrate the fifth iteration of their NDS console at CES 2011this week. But before the device can even hit the stage, photos of it have already surfaced online. Apparently, a factory worker in China took a whole bunch of photographs and a video of the device and released them to the world. The photos also confirm some of the specs for the handheld console […]