(No) thanks to the pandemic, a lot of things we do on a normal day are changing in drastic ways. A lot more people are working remotely and studying remotely, and this in turn has created a need for webcams, or rather, better quality webcams, and so to address this need, many camera makers have released software that turns their cameras into webcams.
One of the features of the iPhone is the ability to take what Apple is calling a “Live Photo”, which is kind of like a hybrid between a video and a photo, but what if you just wanted the image part? Here’s how you can extract a still image from a Live Photo.
One of the features of Google Photos is that Google leverages AI to help users identify people and objects in their photos. Given the number of photos we might take with our smartphone camera, it can sometimes be rather difficult for us to find what we are looking for, and that’s what the AI is used for.
Lens attachments for smartphones aren’t new, but oddly enough, traditional camera makers have shied away from this particular market segment. However, it seems that maybe, just maybe, Canon could be toying with the idea of creating a lens attachment accessory for smartphones.
At Ubergizmo, we nerd out by analyzing mobile camera Image Quality (IQ) and Camera HardWare (HW) strength. That’s why we created the Uber HW Camera and Uber IQ Camera benchmarks.But what is Image Quality (IQ), how do you define it, and is it possible to assess “quality” as objectively as possible? Fortunately, it is possible by looking at major objective image quality metrics. Objective metrics means that we can say […]
It appears that DJI has been on a roll these past couple of months with regards to gimbals. The company first launched a new Osmo Mobile 4 gimbal back in August, and then earlier this month, they launched their new Ronin gimbals designed for larger cameras. Now they’re back with their latest gimbal, the DJI Pocket 2.
Earlier this year, Google introduced a new subscription service that for a monthly fee, they would use AI to curate some of your best photos and prints physical copies for you. It sounded like a novelty so it didn’t really come as a surprise when back in June, Google announced that they would be shutting it down.
We have been hearing the rumors that Fujifilm could be working on a new mid-range digital camera in the form of the X-S10. Turns out the rumors were spot on because the company has since officially taken the wraps off their latest mirrorless camera in the form of the Fujifilm X-S10.
Back in August, DJI took the wraps off its smartphone gimbal in the form of the DJI Osmo Mobile 4. However, if you’d prefer using a dedicated camera to shoot your photos or videos and are still in the market for a gimbal, you’ll be pleased to learn that DJI has since announced a couple of new Ronin gimbals in the form of the RS 2 and the RSC 2.
Back in August, Sony announced and released the Imaging Edge Webcam tool for Windows. For those unfamiliar, this is a software that lets you plug your Sony digital camera into your computer and use it as a webcam. The good news is that it looks like the software is now available for macOS as well.
While Nikon has attempted mirrorless cameras in the past, the company’s initial launch was met with a lukewarm response. The company then tried again with their new Z series which proved to be much more popular, and now the company is back with the second-generation of mirrorless cameras based off the first Z series – the Nikon Z6 II and the Z7 II.
There are many cameras in the market today, and for the most part, a lot of them look rather similar to each other. However, it seems that Panasonic wants to challenge the norm by unveiling the Lumix BGH1. As you can see in the photo above, this is a camera that sports a boxy-like design.
Word on the street has it that Fujifilm is working on a new mid-range camera in the form of the X-S10. Not much is known about the camera for now, but thanks to Fuji Rumors, it seems that they might have an idea on how big the camera is. As you can see in the image above, it looks like it will be much smaller than the flagship X-T4.
Zeiss is a company that some of you might be familiar with when it comes to camera lenses, especially those found in Sony’s cameras. However, back in 2018, the company announced its first full-frame compact camera, the ZX1. Now after about two years since its announcement, the camera is finally available for pre-order.
The Google Photos app is a great app for backing up your photos to the cloud. It also does a decent job at editing your images, although it did feel a bit basic compared to some other apps out there. However, alongside the announcement of the new Pixel smartphones, Google has also announced an update to Google Photos that turns it into a much more compelling editing app.
A couple of years ago, Nikon decided to get serious about its mirrorless efforts and announced both the Nikon Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras to better compete with the likes of Sony. The company has since launched other mirrorless cameras part of its Z-lineup, but what about the originals? Will we be seeing a successor to either model?
Want to setup a home security camera but you’re intimidated by the potential wiring of it? If you’re the sort that does not like to get too technical nor do you want to pay an electrician to help you figure it out, Arlo has you covered as the company has announced a couple of new Essential wireless security cameras.
According to a rumor from last month, it was suggested that Fujifilm could be working on a couple of new mid-range cameras. Now according to the folks at Fuji Rumors, they have heard that for at least one of the models that the company will be launching, it could be known as the Fujifilm X-S10.
We have been hearing about the GoPro Hero9 Black for a while now, and for those who would love to get their hands on an action camera, you’ll be pleased to learn that GoPro has since officially taken the wraps off the Hero9 Black. This is the latest camera that’s part of GoPro’s Hero series.
One of the upsides of using a mirrorless camera over a DSLR is that generally speaking, mirrorless cameras are smaller and lighter which makes them easier to carry around. Sony’s A7 series of mirrorless cameras are relatively compact, but the company does make even more compact models.