A system to tell good fake bokeh from bad

The pixel-peepers at DxOMark have shared some of the interesting metrics and techniques they use to judge the quality of a smartphone's artificial bokeh, or background blur in photos. Not only is it d

Foxconn is working with RED to make cheaper and smaller 8K cameras

Foxconn, AKA Hon Hai Precision Industry, AKA the company that made your iPhone, is working with digital cinema pioneer RED to create affordable 8K cameras, the company announced. Chairman Terry Gou to

EZVIZ’s ‘Lookout Smart Door Viewer’ turns a peephole into a smart video doorbell

Home security camera maker EZVIZ announced its first product for smart entry security at CES 2018 today, with the debut of the Lookout Smart Door Viewer. The system is designed to work with the compa

Kano’s latest gadget: a build-it-yourself camera for custom photo filters and GIFs

After raising $28 million last November to add more firepower to its growth, Kano is unveiling the newest addition to its range of build-it-yourself gadgets that you use to learn to code: a camera. Lo

Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in camera tests

The iPhone 8 Plus's reign as "the best smartphone camera" was a mighty short one. DxOMark, the testing outfit many look to for fair evaluations of cameras from DSLRs to phones, gave Samsung's Galaxy S

iPhone 8 teardown reveals few surprises, but more camera details

The always hotly anticipated iFixit teardown of the iPhone 8 has arrived, and while it doesn't harbor much in the way of surprises, there are a few tidbits you may want to know about hiding in there.

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras get top marks from testing outfit DxOMark

If our review didn't convince you that the cameras in the latest iPhones are something special, perhaps DxOMark's lab-heavy evaluation process will do the trick. The camera testing site unequivocally

Crunch Report | Waymo Wants $2.6B for Trade Secret

Nest releases a new alarm system, the Nest Secure, SpaceX files trademark for name of internet service and Waymo wants $2.6 billion for allegedly stolen trade secret. All this on Crunch Report.

Sony’s RX0 is a tiny camera with big ideas

Sony just announced a new camera called the RX0, but breaking from the trend of lower number = fancier camera, this one is a tiny device that combines an action-cam form factor with some traditional i

Olympus makes a bid for beginners with the E-M10 Mark III

Olympus makes extremely good mirrorless cameras. I’ve been using a first-generation OM-D for a number of years now, and I know a couple of TechCrunch staff members who swear by theirs. Two years aft

RED’s Hydrogen gets the hands-on treatment

If RED piqued your interest with its vague promises of a holographic pocket digital cinema phone (what does that even mean?!), you'll be interested to hear that YouTuber Marques Brownlee (AKA MKBHD) h

Sling Studio makes multi-camera video production so damn easy

Tito Hamze gives an in-depth review of the Sling Studio, a multi-camera production studio that turns your existing cameras wireless and makes your phones into cameras with the ability to control every

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light's L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 -- but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pr

The Leica TL2 brings mirrorless cameras to point-and-shoot size, but for a price

Leica always has a new artisan camera up its sleeves and today’s announcement is no different. The T series cameras have always been the size of an everyday point-and-shoot, but the TL2 introduc

The Sony A9 inches the mirrorless camera market forward

Having a variety of prime, telephoto, macro, sport and the like, all with distinctive shooting characteristics is what give lenses their charm. However, Sony just took Nikon’s spot as number two

Snap is developing a second version of Spectacles which may include augmented reality

Snap extended the sale of its Spectacles into Europe this month, but already the company is working on a second version of the video-recording glasses which could be quite radical, according to a sour

Hasselblad’s X1D puts other medium format cameras on notice

Back in June of last year, I previewed the Hasselblad X1D. Then, it was a pre-production model, which I had hoped would launch and become the powerful mirrorless medium format camera that it is now.

Huddly raises $10M to “reinvent the camera” with a computer-vision platform for video meetings

Huddly, a Norway-based startup that sells a camera targeting remote company meetings (or huddles) and is building out what it describes as a "computer-vision" platform to help managers glean better da

Sony debuts the new Alpha 9 mirrorless camera with 20fps continuous shooting

Minutes ago, Sony announced the new Alpha 9 flagship with and a new G Master telephoto lens. The Alpha 9's cherry on top is a new digital 35mm full-frame stacked 24.2MP CMOS sensor, with 20fps continu

Sony stays in the picture with premium Xperia camera features

For all of its consumer electronics prowess, mobile has always been a tough proposition for Sony . The Android market is overcrowded for one, and the company hasn’t really done all that much to set
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