Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

Uncategorized | Sunday June 1 2014 9:59 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Opening up its iOS 8 camera API to developers means better camera apps — and hopefully better photos — for all iPhone and iPad photographers.

Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers


Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

Apple focuses on opening up camera to developers

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization — report

Uncategorized | Friday April 25 2014 1:42 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

The next iPhone camera may rely on a software algorithm to reduce motion and could adopt a larger pixel size, claims a Chinese analyst.

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report


iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report

iPhone 6 camera may use electronic image stabilization -- report

Sony said to be talking to Apple about camera for ‘new’ iPhone

Uncategorized | Saturday February 8 2014 8:39 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Sony said to be talking to Apple about camera for new iPhone

iPhone 5S rear camera.

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Sony is in negotiations with Apple for supply of sensors for a “new iPhone ,” according to a Japan-based report.

The talks call for Sony to double the supply of camera components for a “new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year,” according to a Wednesday report in Nikkei, Japan’s largest business daily.

Sony is a supplier of CMOS (complementary (more…)

iPhone 5S teardown: New Sony camera sensor inside

Uncategorized | Friday September 20 2013 3:54 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iPhone 5S teardown: New Sony camera sensor inside

iPhone 5S camera. It has a new 8MP sensor, with bigger pixels. It also has an increased aperture of f/2.2.

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Among the highlights of iFixit’s teardown of the iPhone 5S is a new Sony sensor for the 5S’ boffo camera.

Apple has gone with a “new variant” of the Sony sensor, as it did in the iPhone 5, according to iFixit.

The…markings are consistent with the markings on the camera modules (more…)

iOS 7 Photos, Camera apps get better shooting, sharing

Uncategorized | Tuesday June 4 2013 5:38 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iOS 7 Photos, Camera apps get better shooting, sharing

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A little bit of organization can go a long way — especially when it comes to pictures and videos.

That seems to be the theme for the improvements coming to iOS 7’s Photos and Camera apps, with new features to help rediscover the photos you’ve already taken and make it easier to snap ones in the future.

More from WWDCMeet iTunes Radio, Apple ‘s long-awaited streaming music serviceCNET (more…)

CamFind turns your iPhone camera into a search engine

Uncategorized | Monday June 3 2013 2:15 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

CamFind turns your iPhone camera into a search engine

CamFind is pretty cool, but why did it give me a Yelp listing for “Star Trek” instead of local showtimes?

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Your iPhone ‘s camera is good for a lot more than just snapping photos. For example, it can translate foreign-language signs, menus, and other printed materials in real time. And grade the foods at your grocery store. And scan documents on the go.

CamFind turns (more…)

iPhone 5S to use faster chip and higher-end camera, says report

Uncategorized | Saturday March 16 2013 12:31 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone 5S to use faster chip and higher-end camera, says report

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The much-rumored iPhone 5S will come with a higher-end processor and a higher-megapixel camera, say the folks at DigiTimes.

Citing its usual supply chain sources, DigiTimes said that the next iPhone is likely to be a “slightly enhanced” version of its predecessor. Components for this year’s iPhone are expected to begin shipping in May with an eye toward the release of the phone said to be sometime (more…)

Add an old-school camera viewfinder to your iPhone

Uncategorized | Friday January 18 2013 7:32 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Add an old-school camera viewfinder to your iPhone

The iPhone Viewfinder is a $30 accessory that adds an old-fangled viewfinder to your iPhone .

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The iPhone Viewfinder can extend to accommodate different eyesight needs.

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The good: Your iPhone has a pretty decent camera. Better than decent, in fact, if it’s an iPhone 4S or iPhone 5.

The bad: Not everybody likes using the iPhone ‘s screen to frame their shots, (more…)

iPhone 5 camera users reporting purple halo on certain photos

Uncategorized | Friday September 21 2012 4:20 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone 5 camera users reporting purple halo on certain photos

The iPhone 5.

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Apple )

A purple halo seems to be the latest glitch affecting some iPhone 5 owners.

Detailed by forum users at tech review site AnandTech, the flaw reportedly occurs on photographs if you aim your iPhone 5 camera toward a bright light source such as the sun or an incandescent light. If you then move the camera so the light source is off screen, a purple halo effect can be seen through (more…)

iPhone 5 camera powered by Sony sensor

Uncategorized | Monday September 17 2012 12:09 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

iPhone 5 camera powered by Sony sensor

The iPhone 5 camera uses an 8-megapixel sensor from Sony, ChipWorks found.

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ChipWorks)

Sony has been on a roll with its camera image sensors, and a close look by ChipWorks shows that the iPhone 5 uses one of its products for the main camera.

A close-up photo shows the Sony brand name on the 8-megapixel sensor at the heart of the camera.

It’s not a big surprise: Sony is very competitive (more…)

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