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Sony's WiFi lens camera, the QX10, was one of the oddest and most brilliant devices we saw at IFA two years ago. Once the hardware was dropped into Zach Honig's lap, he found that the gear was, in his words, "pretty accomplished." Given that it's both a little better than a point-and-shoot and is...

March 22nd 2015 at 10:09pm 0 Comments
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Fujifilm may still be a relatively niche player in the mirrorless camera field, but that's not stopping the company from putting out some serious lenses to go along with its well-regarded X-series cameras. With the $1,600 XF50-140mm zoom, Fuji's hoping to provide a professional-level, weather-seal...

February 15th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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As Sony's smartphone division continues to struggle, the company is working out what it needs to return to profitability. Does it concentrate on the high-end market dominated by Apple and Samsung, or does it try to appeal to customers looking to get their very first smartphone? One thing you might...

September 19th 2014 at 3:48am 0 Comments
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We first met Olloclip's tiny pop-on camera lens more than three years ago. The iPhone accessory got its start on Kickstarter, in the crowdfunding site's infancy, and became our very first featured Insert Coin project. Today, it's a staple at the Apple Store and a slew of other retailers -- you can...

September 4th 2014 at 12:05pm 0 Comments
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Need a quick and dirty copy of a receipt, document or restaurant menu? Your smartphone's camera can make a rough facsimile -- but Microsoft thinks that it can do better. According to a Windows Phone Store landing page, Office Lens leverages Microsoft OneNote, optical character recognition and your...

February 22nd 2014 at 8:09pm 0 Comments
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It's been a tremendous two years for Olloclip. The company's premier product, a three-in-one lens that packages macro, wide-angle and fisheye lenses in one nifty iPhone attachment, was our very first Insert Coin project in May of 2011. One successful Kickstarter campaign later, and the lens trio w...

December 5th 2013 at 12:05am 0 Comments
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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. It was nearly nine months ago that our copy editor Philip Palermo wrote about Fujifilm's X-E1 $799 intercha...

November 4th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments