Tag: Photography

ARM’s latest processors are designed for mobile AI

ARM isn’t content to offer processor designs that are kinda-sorta ready for AI. The company has unveiled Project Trillium, a combination of hardware and software ingredients designed explicitly to speed up AI-related technologies like machine ……


Kendrick Lamar bans all cameras during his latest tour

You’ve likely heard of big-name musicians banning smartphones at concerts, but Kendrick Lamar is taking things one step further. The superstar isn’t allowing any cameras during the European stint of his latest tour, including pro photographer……


Samsung’s dual camera ‘bokeh’ tricks are coming to budget phones

Dual-camera smartphones with improved low-light photos and fancy, defocused “bokeh” behind subjects are pretty new and until now, have been reserved for high-end smartphones. Showing how fast things can move nowadays, however, Samung has revea……


The most eye-catching cars and tech from NAIAS 2018 in Detroit

The North American International Auto Show’s press and industry preview week is winding down, but the show is far from over. Next week the NAIAS opens to the public and if can’t make it to the Mitten State yourself but still want a peek at wha……


New Lens Tech Can Shrink Cameras, VR and AR Gear

Harvard scientists on Monday unveiled a metalens that has the potential to shrink the size of any device that uses a camera while at the same time improving performance. While traditional lenses are made from glass, metalenses use a flat surface peppered with nanostructures to focus light. One problem with metalenses has been their inability to focus the full spectrum of light….


Razer gives its phone a major camera update

When the Razer Phone was first announced, we didn’t know what to expect. Sure, the company had Nextbit, but a handset just “for gamers?” The whole thing smelled like a gimmick. Turns out, we needn’t have worried. The Razer Phone is a solid fla……


Adobe Lightroom uses AI to edit your photos like a pro

Many photo editing apps have an auto-adjust feature that can improve photos, but pros tend to steer clear of it for a reason — it’s more of a vague guess than an informed edit based on experience. Wouldn’t it be nice if it learned from the p……


Google app experiments push the limits of phone photography

Google doesn’t want to limit its photographic prowess to its own phones — it just released an initial batch of “appsperiments” that use the company’s knack for computer vision and other technologies to test the boundaries of phone photography……


Photo app VSCO introduces a private messaging feature

In the past, the app VSCO has focused much more on photography than on social networking. But now, it’s taking additional steps towards allowing people to connect on its service. Today, VSCO announced that it’s introducing an in-app messaging ……


Facebook Messenger Promises Speedy Delivery of 4K Pics

Facebook on Tuesday raised the ante for messaging apps photo quality with the announcement of 4K support for Messenger. Starting Tuesday, “people can send and receive photos in Messenger at 4K resolution — or up to 4,096 x 4,096 pixels per image — the highest quality many smartphones support,” wrote Facebook Messenger product managers Sean Kelly and Hagen Green….