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  • Samsung Galaxy K pictured ahead of announcement again, slimmer than SGS4 Zoom
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    Samsung Galaxy K pictured ahead of announcement again, slimmer than SGS4 Zoom

    By 18 hours ago

    The launch event for what is believed to be the successor for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom will take place on Tuesday 29 April in Singapore but if the latest leaked photos are anything to go by, there will be little left to reveal. Two pictures were posted...

  • Lytro ups its aspirations, introduces Illum light field camera for $1,599
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    Lytro ups its aspirations, introduces Illum light field camera for $1,599

    By 22 April 2014

    Lytro makes light field cameras, devices that work in an entirely different way to normal digital cameras: captured results be refocused after shooting and only displayed digitally. Now the company has announced the Illum, a camera with greater aspirations....

  • GoPro Hero4 to sport 4K video recording, hints Ambarella A9 SoC specs
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    GoPro Hero4 to sport 4K video recording, hints Ambarella A9 SoC specs

    By 22 April 2014

    The GoPro Hero4 will be capable of 4K video, it is thought. Many leaks and rumours have speculated about the possible specs inside of GoPro's next compact camera, called the GoPro Hero4, but the latest hint comes from a legit source: system-on-chip manufacturer...

  • A week in reviews: 14 - 18 April
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    A week in reviews: 14 - 18 April

    By 19 April 2014

    It's a big week for phones. Not only has the developer preview for Windows Phone 8.1 been unleashed - which, but of course, we've reviewed - but we've unveiled our review of the flagship Sony Xperia Z2. Waterproof, premium, powerful - is it the flagship...

  • First camera sample from Samsung Galaxy K Zoom appears online
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    First camera sample from Samsung Galaxy K Zoom appears online

    By 18 April 2014

    The first image sample from the upcoming Samsung Galaxy K's camera has surfaced online, it's claimed. The Galaxy K, otherwise known as the Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom, is largely expected to launch as the successor to the Galaxy S4 Zoom. The cameraphone's...

  • Background defocus: HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Google Camera app
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    Background defocus: HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Google Camera app

    By 17 April 2014

    The latest battle in the war of smartphone cameras appears to be for background defocus supremacy. HTC launched the HTC One (M8) with a second sensor for depth detection, perhaps the largest offensive in the bokeh wars. Samsung and Sony both offer background...

  • Canon EOS 100D White pictures and hands-on
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    Canon EOS 100D White pictures and hands-on

    By 16 April 2014

    No prizes for what makes the Canon EOS 100D White DSLR special. Yep, it's got a white coat of paint. A year after the release of the world's smallest and lightest DSLR, that being the Canon EOS 100D, the white model delivers a nigh-on identical package....

  • Nikon Coolpix P7800 review
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    Nikon Coolpix P7800 review

    By 15 April 2014

    Nikon is on the up when it comes to its compact cameras. And if you're looking for a high-end model then the Coolpix P7800 may have already made it onto your shortlist, alongside similar models such as the Canon PowerShot G16. Ultimately similar to the...

  • Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range
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    Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

    By 15 April 2014

    There are camera and then there are cameras. Ricoh Pentax has just announced a wedge of camera gear that firmly sits in the latter category: the medium format Pentax 645Z. An update to the earlier Pentax 645D, the Z is the second model in the company's...

  • Nikon 1 J4 adds the power of touchscreen to compact system camera line
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    Nikon 1 J4 adds the power of touchscreen to compact system camera line

    By 10 April 2014

    Nikon has announced the 1 J4, adding touchscreen and other features to the company's compact system camera line. The 1-series has been under constant refinement, arriving at a point where the J4 looks a lot like a high-end compact camera. The stripped-back...

  • Nikon Coolpix S810c compact Android camera has addressed the problems of its predecessor
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    Nikon Coolpix S810c compact Android camera has addressed the problems of its predecessor

    By 10 April 2014

    Nikon has announced its second Android compact camera in the Coolpix S810c which will aim to right the wrongs of its S800c predecessor. The Coolpix S810c comes with 12x optical zoom, improving on the 10x offering of the S800c. It still has a 16-megapixel...

  • Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad is here: What is it and what can it do?
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    Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad is here: What is it and what can it do?

    By 8 April 2014

    Adobe has released the much-rumoured Lightroom Mobile application for iPad and although it requires a Creative Cloud subscription and is billed as a companion app for the desktop version of Lightroom, it is a feature-rich photo processing suite in its...

  • Sponsored or sincere? The best and most controversial selfies from around the web
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    Sponsored or sincere? The best and most controversial selfies from around the web

    By 7 April 2014

    Ever since "selfie" was revealed as the "word of 2013" by Oxford Dictionaries we can't move for them. In no small part thanks to front-facing cameras on smartphones, the world has gone mad for self-shot photos. They fill our Twitter and Instagram queues...

  • Sony Alpha A7S: new 12-megapixel full-frame model capable of 4K video
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    Sony Alpha A7S: new 12-megapixel full-frame model capable of 4K video

    By 7 April 2014

    Sony has unveiled a new addition to its full-frame compact system camera at the NAB show in Las Vegas: the Alpha A7S. It's a bold move as the A7S follows on from the original A7 and A7R models just a matter of months after launch. The "S" is built around...

  • A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April
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    A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

    By 5 April 2014

    It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as...

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom camera, or K Zoom, leaks in a photo
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    Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom camera, or K Zoom, leaks in a photo

    By 3 April 2014

    Samsung's next generation Galaxy Zoom camera may have leaked under the code name K Zoom. According to a blog, curiously called K Zoom, this photo is of Samsung's successor to the S4 Zoom camera. The photo reveals a texturised, faux leather white back...

  • Take the Pocket-lint survey and help us build an even better site for you
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    Take the Pocket-lint survey and help us build an even better site for you

    By 3 April 2014

    It's been a while since we've done any reader surveys on Pocket-lint, so we've created one to try and give us a better understanding of who you are and what you enjoy or don't enjoy on the site.   We've streamlined the survey to just a handful of questions...

  • Autographer wearable camera gets an Android app at last
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    Autographer wearable camera gets an Android app at last

    By 2 April 2014

    Autographer has released an Android version of its smartphone app that allows a user to see and share the pictures stored on the company's wearable camera. An iPhone app has been available since the camera's launch last summer but while Android smartphone...

  • Nikon Coolpix P340 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P340 review

    By 1 April 2014

    When it comes to high-end compact cameras there are lots of options out there. Most of those, however, happen to cost a pretty penny. Although the Nikon Coolpix P340 couldn't be called "budget" it does undercut many of its competitors on the price front...

  • Olympus Stylus SH-1 compact camera with 5-axis OIS says goodbye to blur
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    Olympus Stylus SH-1 compact camera with 5-axis OIS says goodbye to blur

    By 31 March 2014

    Olympus has announced the Stylus SH-1 compact camera that should do away with the usual blur associated with smaller cameras, thanks to 5-axis optical image stabilisation. Most compact cameras only correct for yaw and pitch whereas the SH-1 apparently...

  • Rambus lens-free camera is smaller than a pencil point, could give sight to all gadgets soon
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    Rambus lens-free camera is smaller than a pencil point, could give sight to all gadgets soon

    By 31 March 2014

    Science boffins at technology licensing company Rambus have managed to create a camera that doesn't use a lens. As a result it is tiny at 200-micrometres thick, which is smaller than a pencil point. That camera in the photo above is from a smartphone....

  • Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 camera takes on low light and rough conditions
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    Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 camera takes on low light and rough conditions

    By 31 March 2014

    Olympus has sent a new leader onto the field of rugged-cam battle with its Stylus Tough TG-3 compact camera. But the TG-3 is more than just tough as it also features screw-on lens adapters, multiple macro settings and Micro Four Thirds processing smarts....

  • A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March
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    A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

    By 29 March 2014

    It's the week when HTC claimed all glory by announcing and releasing its latest handset, the new HTC One (also known as the M8), in the same day. We had one acting as our day-to-day phone the week prior and have dug deep to deliver the verdict on whether...

  • Olympus Stylus 1 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Olympus Stylus 1 review

    By 27 March 2014

    One glance at the Olympus Stylus 1 and it's hard to ignore how much it looks like a smaller version of the interchangeable lens Olympus OM-D series. Only it's not: this is a high-end compact camera with design cues adopted from the company's top-end interchangeable...

  • Kodak PixPro SP1, WP1 and SP360 action cameras pictures and hands-on
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    Kodak PixPro SP1, WP1 and SP360 action cameras pictures and hands-on

    By 27 March 2014

    Kodak has joined the actioncam market with its SP1, available to buy now, and its recently-announced WP1, which the company presented at its recent European press event. A new concept was also presented at the event in the form of a 360-degree action...