Thursday, November 21, 2019
Leica Q2 Review: Perfect, From a Certain Point of View

Leica Q2 Review: Perfect, From a Certain Point of View

standard mirrorless camera like the Sony Alpha series. The 28mm lens is flexible. It's great for candids, street photography, and most travel photography. In fact, my 28mm is the lens I use most often. Still, being stuck with one feels more than a little stifling.The 28mm lens is not wide enough for those breathtaking landscapes,…
Google Lens, Augmented Reality, and the Future of Learning

Google Lens, Augmented Reality, and the Future of Learning

Google to turn some of the informational placards that hang next to paintings into virtual launchpads, any placard that includes an icon for Google Lens—the name of the company's visual search software—is now a cue. Point the camera at the icon and a search result pops up, giving you more information about the work. (You…
Google’s Pixel 4 Specs Leak and Suggest Some Wild Stuff Is Happening to the Camera

Google’s Pixel 4 Specs Leak and Suggest Some Wild Stuff Is Happening to the...

Photo: GoogleIn the run-up to the next Made By Google event typically held later in the fall, Google has already shared the first official picture of the Pixel 4, along with info on all the fancy sensors and tech stashed inside its top bezel. But now, based on some new leaks uncovered by 9to5Google, we’re…
The best camera cleaning gear

The best camera cleaning gear

Best practicesThe best thing you can do to keep your lenses from getting dirty and scratched is to take smart preventive measures.The first step is to make sure to keep lens caps (front and rear) on your lenses at all times when you’re not using them. For more permanent protection, you can screw a basic…

5 Best Compact Cameras for 2019: Cheap, Rugged, 10x Zoom

Your phone's portrait mode is no match for a real point-and-shoot camera's portrait lens.The best camera, they say, is the one you have with you. That's usually your smartphone. But there's only so much it can do. Even with software wizardry like the Google Pixel's Night Sight or 2-3 extra lenses on the back, a…
From Robots to E-Scooters, All the Things We Loved This Month

From Robots to E-Scooters, All the Things We Loved This Month

Plus: Sony’s newest camera, a collaboration between Sonos and Ikea, and big changes from Twitter and Pinterest.Review: DJI Robomaster S1DJIRobomaster S1DJI's Robomaster S1 is not just a robot. It's a learning experience. You build it, program it, and battle other robots with it. It's not cheap, but for kids who are old enough and have…
Hasselblad X1D II Review: A Compact Hasselblad

Hasselblad X1D II Review: A Compact Hasselblad

Toyo 4×5 field camera I'd found sitting neglected in the back of the supply room. Still, I was curious what all the Hasselblad fuss was about, so I snagged one for the weekend. It was nice, though fiddly—compact, but nowhere near as portable as a 35mm camera. It struck me as a camera designed around…
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 instant camera is 25% off at Amazon

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 instant camera is 25% off at Amazon

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Instax Mini 9 comes with a specialized setting to capture brighter pictures with a soft look that's perfect for portraits. Image: fujifilm By Jayla AndrulonisMashable Deals2019-07-24 14:52:49 UTC TL;DR: Get the best-selling Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 instant…
Google’s bigger smart display arrives this fall

Google’s bigger smart display arrives this fall

Google is just a couple of months away from releasing its first smart home device with an onboard camera. The company quietly updated one of its support pages today, detailing that the 10″ Nest Hub Max will be available September 9 for $229. After the page was first discovered by Droid Life, the text on the…
It’s time to take Google’s Pixel phones more seriously

It’s time to take Google’s Pixel phones more seriously

Of course, that can't all be attributed to the Pixel 3a and Google hasn't broken down what exactly pushed this growth. The pricier Pixel 3s have gone on sale a few times since their launch, which could have helped drive numbers up. But it's almost a no-brainer: the company is selling more units, simply by…

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