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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
Nexus 6 camera pictures surface
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Nexus 6 camera pictures surface

When it comes to Nexus phones we are used to receiving camera’s that are sub-par when compared to those from other manufacturers. This year Motorola have included a 13MP IMX 214 image sensor with a f/2.0 aperture, OIS, ring flash with dual LEDs and HDR+. It sounds great on paper but we are waiting to see real world pictures before[Read More…]

in Camera, News by at 7:46 pm on October 16, 2014
HTC announce the RE an action sports camera
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HTC announce the RE an action sports camera

HTC has announced a second piece of hardware at their ‘Double Exposure’ event this morning, launching the RE an action sports camera. The tiny little handheld camera is designed to fit comfortably in your hand, but can be mounted on a number of accessories that HTC is bringing to market when the camera launches. The camera looks like a small[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera by at 7:30 am on October 9, 2014
Samsung launches the Galaxy K Zoom, its latest smartphone/camera hybrid
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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…]

in Camera, Phones by at 1:48 pm on April 29, 2014
Flickr wants to become your new Instagram app
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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…]

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

in Apps, Camera by at 6:56 am on April 17, 2014