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Google's New Photo Search Tool is Awesome and Scary
May 22, 2013 - in News
Google will help you find that picture of your neighbor's puppy you took three years ago. No problem.
GTC 2013: Hands-on with Tegra 4's Chimera
Mar 21, 2013 - in News
This feature should improve your library of photos plugged into Facebook.
British Telecom Posts 320 Gigapixel Photo of London
Feb 25, 2013 - in News
Can you see your house from here?
Nokia Bringing 41MP Sensor to Lumia Smartphones?
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Nokia may be working on a Windows Phone 8 smartphone called EOS which features the 41MP PureView sensor.
This is What a $50,000 3D Gigapixel Display Looks Like
Aug 29, 2012 - in News
3D display uses gigapixel technology to create an immersive visual experience.
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Jul 25, 2012 - in News
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Jul 21, 2012 - in News
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Jul 10, 2012 - in News
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Researchers Turn Graphene into Photo Detector Material
May 21, 2012 - in News
A group of researchers has discovered a way to potentially use graphene for photo detectors in future products such as digital cameras or night vision goggles.
Netgear Intros Dual-Band 450Mbps Router, NeoTV
Sep 14, 2011 - in News
NETGEAR launched both a dual-band Wireless-N router and a gadget that turns your TV into a connected "smart TV."
QOTD: PlayStation Move or Kinect for Xbox 360?
Jun 16, 2010 - in News
It's been a busy week for gaming. Both Microsoft and Sony detailed their motion sensing solutions and with Kinect for Xbox 360 launching in November and PlayStation Move hitting this coming September, we're expecting a huge face off when the holidays hit.
What the PS3 Needs to Compete with Kinect
Jun 14, 2010 - in News
The cat’s out of the bag. Sort of.
Deals for May 13: Xbox 360 Elite Bundle @ $325
May 13, 2010 - in News
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Deals for April 27: Super Mario Galaxy 2, 2TB HDD
Apr 27, 2010 - in News
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Caption This: Steve Jobs & Eric Schmidt Together
Mar 18, 2010 - in News
They used to be friends; what happened?
QOTD: Should Schools Use Laptops to Watch Kids?
Feb 26, 2010 - in News
Over the last few weeks there's been a lot of controversy surrounding the issue of schools monitoring students using school-owned laptops.
Whoops! Hit-and-run drivers caught with long-lens camera
Mar 12, 2007 - in News
The driver of an Acura RSX might have made a real mistake when he made a run for it after allegedly crashing into another vehicle whilst being watched by the owner of a long-lens camera.
High dynamic range moves into digital photography
Jan 26, 2007 - in News
Digital cameras can take spectacular pictures, but how can you easily add some extra pop to an otherwise boring landscape or product shot? High dynamic range photography - photography that combines multiple exposure shots of the same scene - is the latest craze in photography and has made some incredible shots of cityscapes with bright skies and glowing city lights.
First look: Adobe Photoshop CS3 beta
Dec 19, 2006 - in News
Adobe has released a beta version of the next version of its image editing software Photoshop. We've had some time to play with the software and are quite certain that it is one of the most significant updates in Photoshop history.
Kingston introduces 4 GB SDHC card
Sep 27, 2006 - in News
Kingston Technology has announced it will begin producing the new Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) Class 2 card and enhance the function of its existing 15-in-1 Reader to support the growing storage demands of high performance digital still cameras (DSC), digital video cameras and other high resolution image recording devices.
TI to bring HD video capability to digital still cameras
Feb 24, 2006 - in News
Texas Instruments (TI) has developed a processor for digital still cameras (DSCs), which promises not only to accelerate the processing speed of digital shots, but also to provide enough horsepower for the creation of HD quality videos.
CMOS more popular than CCDs for digital cameras
Oct 24, 2005 - in News
Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) image sensor shipments surpassed Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs) in 2004, according to a report released today by market research firm In-Stat.
Micron releases high-res CMOS image sensors for cellphones
Sep 13, 2005 - in News
Chip manufacturer Micron today announced two new CMOS-based image sensors that promise to increase the quality of images taken with camera phones and entry-level digital still cameras (DSCs). For the first time, camera phone pictures could reach a quality level that justifies spending money for an actual print of such snapshots.
Samsung controls 25 percent of worldwide Flash memory market
Feb 3, 2005 - in News
Samsung rapidly gains market share in the lucrative Flash memory market. According to figures released by semiconductor market research firm iSuppli, the company increased its sales by more than 77 percent in 2004. Samsung now holds more than 25 percent of the worldwide Flash market.
iSuppli: Big growth ahead for small-size LCDs
Oct 6, 2004 - in News
Driven by increasing demand for mobile phones and digital still cameras (DSCs), the market for all types of small-size LCD panels will swell to 3.2 billion units by 2008, rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3 % from 2.8 billion in 2004, iSuppli predicts.