It's a familar scenario. You're traveling with a friend and she poses in front of a famous monument. You're ready to take her picture with your phone but there's a constant stream of people and vehicles getting in and out of your shot. What are your options? You could wait for the right lull in traffic to press the shutter key or you could use Remove -- Scalado's new object removal technology.
If our articles have been tagged properly, the first mention ofOppoon Engadget dates back toAugust 2005. No one would have thought that this then-fledgling DVD player manufacturer -- a spin-off fromVivo'sparent company BBK -- would end up making some interesting smartphones.
Sometimes when taking a photo, you want to line up the objects in the shot on a perfectly straight plane. Most standalone cameras and even iOS 7's built-in camera app use gridlines to help you line up your shot, but you have to eyeball it to make sure the shot is level. If you want a level line in your camera app, then you should check out LVL Cam.LVL Cam is a lightweight camera app that adds a level line to the camera interface. The app finds the center of the frame and places a circle right in the center.
How many times have you captured the "perfect" video clip with your iPhone and then discovered upon review that the clip is marred by a slip of your finger? You know those clips -- the action is perfect until that pinky peeks its way into the most critical frames. If the pinky is on the edges of your video, you are in luck as there is an easy way to fix this issue. Unfortunately, iOS 7 won't do the trick as it does not have a robust built-in video editor.
Eyefi doesn't believe the instant gratification of automatic photo sharing should be limited to smartphone photographers, and Eyefi Cloud is the way it aims to give that same satisfaction to those sticking with dedicated cameras.
Google has released Android 4.4.1 KitKat, addressing the primary source of Nexus 5 complaints: the camera. Teased earlier today, the new software takes on some of the common complaints about photography on the Nexus 5, including the speed at which it focuses, and the shutter lag which has led many to complain that they miss more photos than they take.
Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical wisdom about what engages their eyes, brains and fingers in the moments before they shoot.
Last year, Sony finally reached the end of the alphabet with itsXperia Z. It wasn't just that the company ran out of letters, though: With the Xperia Z, we saw Sony streamline itsscatteredphonestrategy, piping all its attention into a single high-end device. Then, it followed up with theZ1, which brought a massive 20.7-megapixel camera.
Localscope (US $2.99) has been around the app store for quite awhile, and continues to get updates that make the app a great way to explore your surroundings without moving an inch. This latest update tweaks the GUI and adds geo-tagged video resources from YouTube.
If we've crossed paths in the past week, there's a pretty good chance I've scanned you. This extends well beyond the human race, into the realms of animal, vegetable, plush toy and fruit bowl. Some subjects were too small to be scanned, some too fidgety and, in the case of my attempted 3D selfie, not nearly flexible enough.
To many photographers -- amateurs and professionals alike -- digital SLRs represent quality. The fact that you can remove the lens and swap it for another is inconsequential to those who never buy a second optic, and it's that segment of the market that Sony's targeting with its Cyber-shot RX10.
As a smartphone power user, one of the devices that intrigued this editor the most at CES was not a huge TV or a sleek sports car, but actually theMophie Space Pack. It's an iPhone case that marries both a backup battery and additional storage -- a first of its kind, according to Mophie.
A lot of people, especially parents, don’t like the fact that any content they or their kids post on traditional social media sites can be hard to remove if needed. You can delete pics from a Facebook profile you own, but it can be difficult to remove any shares of the photos by other users.
Many people first heard about HDR (High Dynamic Range imaging) when Apple added the feature to iOS. HDR uses sophisticated algorithms to overlay multiple images shot at different shutter speeds to increase the dynamic range of the camera. This helps prevent losing details in a face, for example, when your subject has a bright sky behind it.
If you're angling to upgrade from your smartphone or your point-and-shoot to something a little more serious, you're probably not going to jump for thetop modelout -- unless you have that kind of money. That's where Canon's new entry-level DLSR comes in, with 18-55mm kit lens, for $550.
Autodesk's 123D Catch app has been snapping photos and turning them into 3D models on iOS for about a year and a half. Now, the software has been updated with a new UI for browsing, shooting and transforming those photographs with iOS 7 compatibility.
A new Kickstarter project is hoping to combine some popular recent gadget trends with commonly sought after DSLR and pro photography features for a Bluetooth gadget that’s unique and more versatile than most in the same category. It’s called the MaxStone , and it’s a smartphone controlled camera shutter, Bluetooth device locator and remote smartphone shutter trigger all in one.