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Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

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Samsung has been rumoured as another company that will offer a 360-degree camera rig for virtual reality video, and now it's here.The Samsung Gear 360 has been revealed by Sam Mobile with an expected unveil from Samsung at MWC at its 21 February Unpacked... >>

Leica X-U outdoor camera is designed to be taken on your next adventure

Leica X-U outdoor camera is designed to be taken on your next adventure

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Who says adventurous types can't take good pictures? That's the thinking from Leica. It has just launched a new outdoor and underwater focused camera, the Leica X-U. The new £2,400 camera will feature a fast Leica Summilux 23mm f/1.7 ASPH lens (equivalent... >>

Best Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus camera accessories

Best Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus camera accessories

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Apple's more recent iPhones are pretty good in terms of smartphone camera performance, some of the best in fact. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both offered decent snappers, while the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus took things up a notch and improved... >>

Top photography tips for beginners

Top photography tips for beginners

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Photography is a complicated subject that can be a minefield for some, while to others it comes as naturally as eating a piece of cake. If you sit in the first camp, where the idea of jumping out of a plane is more appealing than picking up a DSLR and... >>

Olloclip Studio Case is a vloggers ultimate iPhone accessory

Olloclip Studio Case is a vloggers ultimate iPhone accessory

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The iPhone has become so much more than a phone that many are using the Apple smartphone instead of a video or stills camera. Olloclip, the company that makes dedicated lenses for the iPhone, has branched out with a new "Studio" accessory that lets you... >>

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone

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Panasonic has announced a new version of its Android-based digital camera, the Lumix DMC-CM10. However, unlike the CM1 that came before, it has decided to ditch the communications aspect; you can no longer use the device as a phone too. Announced in Japan... >>

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?

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Four years in the making, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the company's highest-ranking compact system camera. But have those four years been worth the wait, or is the latest model barely different to its X-Pro1 predecessor? We've handled both cameras to break... >>

Fujifilm X-E2S official: It's S for subtle performance push

Fujifilm X-E2S official: It's S for subtle performance push

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In tech it seems that tacking an "S" onto the end of a product means "it's new, it's a bit better than the last one, but not by loads". We only need to look at Apple and the annual iPhone updates to see that. Now it's the turn of Fujiiflm with its X-E2S,... >>

GoPro's disastrous fourth quarter leads to workforce layoffs and more

GoPro's disastrous fourth quarter leads to workforce layoffs and more

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GoPro isn't doing so hot these days.The camera maker has announced it laid off 7 per cent of its workforce, and it issued a notice to investors, alerting them of poor action camera sales as well as disappointing holiday sales. GoPro's workforce had grown... >>

Best of CES 2016 - Drones: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more

Best of CES 2016 - Drones: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more

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Drones may once have been a term associated with mindless machines and flying kill-bots, but now its fast becoming about fun. Quadcopters equipped with cameras are growing more and more popular.From the likes of DJI to Parrot, every drone manufacturer... >>

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K Action Cams can be paired up to film your 360 VR playground

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K Action Cams can be paired up to film your 360 VR playground

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Kodak has announced a new version of its PIxPro SP360 camera, stepping up to 4K, over the full HD version we've previously seen.  With virtual reality making a splash - Oculus Rift is coming in April for example – and compatible with Facebook and... >>

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

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As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last year's... >>

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

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Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording. The camera itself is as tiddly as last year's model,... >>

Nikon D5 official: New flagship, new shooting skills

Nikon D5 official: New flagship, new shooting skills

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Having confirmed that the D5 was in development late in 2015, Nikon has used CES 2016 to officially announce its new professional flagship camera.The Nikon D5 is a newly developed FX format digital SLR, replacing the aging D4 models, offering increased... >>

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body

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Nikon has announced its latest D500 SLR digital camera from CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The company says it packs in the performance of its flagship D5 model while remaining light and compact.The Nikon D500 has the same 153-point autofocus system as the D5... >>

Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree 4K actioncam

Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree 4K actioncam

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Nikon has announced intentions to take on the actioncam market with the KeyMission 360, introduced at CES 2016.  This isn't the first 360 camera we've seen, but with a name like Nikon behind it, it's sure to garner some interest and this model is a little... >>

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

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When it comes to what some call "travel zoom" compact cameras, Panasonic is on top form. Its Lumix TZ70 from 2015 combined a wide-ranging 30x optical zoom lens with built-in electronic viewfinder and general all-round top performance. For 2016 the updated... >>

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

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A cute camera aimed at kids has been revealed at CES 2016 in Las Vegas this week. Called Pic, the 8-megapixel camera comes on a long bendy rod that can be twisted around things like your arm or a bag.The concept is that your kids can snap away storing... >>

Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta
4.5 stars

Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta

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The very first full-frame compact system camera, the Alpha A7, was such an out-there trend setter that it nabbed the Pocket-lint Awards gong for best system camera back in 2014. Fast-forward a couple of years and, as we tread into 2016, the latest-generation... >>

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II review: One serious superzoom
4.5 stars

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II review: One serious superzoom

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The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II is, just like its predecessor, a camera that's going to divide opinion. On paper its 24-200mm f/2.8 equivalent lens and 1-inch sensor combination sounds like the bees knees. Until, that is, you see the physical size of this... >>

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

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The Huawei Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device to date, and one of the key reasons we like it so much is the brilliant camera. When it comes to taking pictures, the device is hard to fault. Whether it's the 12.3-megapixel Sony MX377 camera sensor on the... >>