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HTC RE Camera — Review

HTC RE Camera — Review

HTC announced the tiny, portable and decidedly odd-shaped Re camera at its October Double Exposure event in New York. The RE represents the company’s first step away from its core smartphone product line in a long time, a move to market a more mainstream consumer electronics product. For today’s Australian release of the Re, we’ve been putting HTC’s diminutive camera[Read More…]

by 11:30 am on December 11, 2014 3 comments Accessories, Camera, Manufacturer, News
HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249

HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249

First announced in New York in October, HTC has today announced that its pipe-shaped Re Camera will launch today at Telstra, Fone Zone and Next Byte stores nationwide for an RRP of $250. There’s also an Australian site for the product online now at recamera.com/au. The RE Camera is a small, one hand, one button camera that’s shaped like a[Read More…]

by 11:26 am on December 11, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Camera, Carriers, Manufacturer
Polaroid’s Socialmatic Android powered camera goes on pre-order through Amazon for US$299.99

Polaroid’s Socialmatic Android powered camera goes on pre-order through Amazon for US$299.99

Almost a year after it was announced at CES 2013 in January, Polaroid has finally gotten around to releasing their Socialmatic Android powered camera. Originally scheduled to launch in Autumn in the US, the camera was obviously hit with delays, but pre-orders are now under-way on Amazon.com. But before you start planning a Polaroid powered Christmas, the camera won’t ship[Read More…]

by and 7:55 pm on December 8, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Camera, Sale
Matias Duarte posts sample pics from the Nexus 6 showing low-light examples

Matias Duarte posts sample pics from the Nexus 6 showing low-light examples

Nexus phones have always had a problem with cameras, they’ve been getting better but they’re still not there. Back in February 2013, Vic Gundotra, then Senior Vice President of Engineering at Google, advised that ‘We are committed to making Nexus phones insanely great cameras’. The Nexus 5 was a good start, but ultimately only works after you get to know[Read More…]

by 2:07 pm on November 1, 2014 13 comments Camera, Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung launches the Galaxy K Zoom, its latest smartphone/camera hybrid

Samsung launches the Galaxy K Zoom, its latest smartphone/camera hybrid

Samsung has just taken the wraps off the new Galaxy K Zoom camera-smartphone hybrid at its “Kapture the Moment” event in Singapore. Like the Galaxy S4 Zoom before it, the new device features a 10x optical zoom lens on the front delivering visuals to a 20.7MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor with Optical Image Stabilisation, surrounded by a stippled/perforated case that echoes[Read More…]

by 1:48 pm on April 29, 2014 21 comments Camera, Phones
Flickr wants to become your new Instagram app

Flickr wants to become your new Instagram app

Yahoo has been busy updating the Android app for its Flickr service. The new app is now offering improved sharing through Dropbox and Google+ (something which has been seriously lagging with Instagram) but in addition to this, the update now brings Instagram-like filters and in-depth editing tools. There is also a new feature which enables users to view each photo’s[Read More…]

by 6:58 am on April 18, 2014 1 comment Apps, Camera, News
Google releases ‘Google Camera’ to Play Store for devices running Android 4.4

Google releases ‘Google Camera’ to Play Store for devices running Android 4.4

After much speculation, Google has this morning released their stock camera to Google Play as a standalone App. It’s available to all devices running Android 4.4+ and it brings with it a brand new interface. The Google Camera App offers the PhotoSphere experience which Nexus owners have enjoyed for years, but on any branded phone running a version of Android[Read More…]

by 6:56 am on April 17, 2014 16 comments Apps, Camera
Ausdroid Podcast 108 – An Abundance of Phils

Ausdroid Podcast 108 – An Abundance of Phils

Welcome to episode 108 of the Ausdroid podcast! With special guest Phil Nickinson joining us this week, we had to work out the best way to address both Phils. I’m not sure we succeeded on that front. We took a look at this week’s Android TV rumours and picked Phil’s brain with a quick snog/marry/avoid roundtable on the Galaxy S5[Read More…]

by 1:04 pm on April 10, 2014 7 comments Camera, Chromebook, Podcast
Blinky Bill joins Sony PR to help sell their QX Lens-Style cameras

Blinky Bill joins Sony PR to help sell their QX Lens-Style cameras

Sony has partnered up with Wild Life Sydney Zoo at Darling Harbour for a bit of a promotion on their QX Lens-Style cameras, enlisting the help of Bruce, Aaron, and Bill – three koalas in residence to help show off the selfie. Sony, with help from the keepers at the zoo, showed off how easy to use the lens-style cameras[Read More…]

by 8:29 am on April 9, 2014 1 comment Camera, Manufacturer
Good Deal: Samsung Galaxy Camera only $269 from Kogan

Good Deal: Samsung Galaxy Camera only $269 from Kogan

With a Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 announced and hopefully on the way soon it’s time for retailers to clear stock of the old model and Kogan is leading the charge, dropping the price on the original Galaxy Camera to just $269 + Delivery. The original still has specs which are nothing to sneeze at with a fairly high 21x optical[Read More…]

by 12:21 pm on April 4, 2014 1 comment Camera