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DJI Phantom 3 — This is one hell of a lot of fun
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DJI Phantom 3 — This is one hell of a lot of fun

Not content with just reviewing a GoPro, we wanted to go the next step further, and review something that’s absolutely insanely fun. Action cameras are great and all, but you have to attach them to something — a car, a motorbike, your head, your dog .. generally something that can’t really get too far away from you. Sure, you could give[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera, News, Other by at 12:11 pm on June 27, 2015
HTC One M8 vs M8S vs M9 — Camera Showdown
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HTC One M8 vs M8S vs M9 — Camera Showdown

Given the fairly minimal differences between HTC’s One M9 and One M8S, we thought the best way to illustrate one of the two major differences, the camera performance, was with an old fashioned shootout. To that end, we’ve taken three handsets out and about around Sydney today, to demonstrate some different performance from each of HTC’s One M8, M8S, and M9[Read More…]

in Camera, Mini Reviews, News by at 2:02 pm on June 19, 2015
LensAloft has a number of beautiful web panoramas which you can enjoy

LensAloft has a number of beautiful web panoramas which you can enjoy

I am one of those people who have never really found our nation’s capital, Canberra, to be particularly beautiful, pretty, or even fun to visit. Perhaps this is a side-effect from having spent too much time working there, and not enough actually enjoying what was around me. Who knows. When we stumbled across this beautiful web-based flyover of Canberra (a[Read More…]

in Camera, News, Other by at 7:20 am on June 6, 2015
GoPro announces Hero+ LCD, and its wicked fun
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GoPro announces Hero+ LCD, and its wicked fun

If you’ve been living in a cave the last few years, you’ll probably not have heard of a GoPro camera, and the concept of an action camera may be completely foreign to you. For the rest of us, though, GoPro has become all but a household name with its range of tiny action cameras designed to capture absolutely everything. I[Read More…]

in Camera, Manufacturer, News by at 1:08 pm on June 5, 2015
Google announces new Google Photos app and service

Google announces new Google Photos app and service

The much awaited new Google Photos app has been announced, described as a great example of how we are going to change the way we think about photos on our devices. Anil Sabharwal announced the Google Photos app as a “Home for all your photos and videos”. Google Photos is the best way to “organise photos and bring moments to life”. It[Read More…]

in Apps, Camera, Events, Google Services, News by at 4:37 am on May 29, 2015
Polaroid Socialmatic Printer/Camera hits Australian website for a massive $500
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Polaroid Socialmatic Printer/Camera hits Australian website for a massive $500

Announced over a year ago at CES 2014, the Polaroid Socialmatic Android camera has officially hit the Australian Polaroid website. The Socialmatic isn’t cheap though, so be prepared to pay $499.95 + delivery to get your hands on one. Polaroid is advising taht the Socialmatic will being arriving in February. Whilst the concept of the Socialmatic is there, it incorporates[Read More…]

in Camera, Manufacturer by at 7:44 am on January 15, 2015
HTC RE Camera — Review
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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…]

in Accessories, Camera, Manufacturer, News by at 11:30 am on December 11, 2014
HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249
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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…]

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

in Accessories, Bargains, Camera by and at 7:55 pm on December 8, 2014
Matias Duarte posts sample pics from the Nexus 6 showing low-light examples
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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…]

in Camera, Manufacturer, Phones by at 2:07 pm on November 1, 2014