DJI ‘Mavic Air’ drone leak ahead of launch reveals foldable legs, 4K camera on 3-axis gimbal

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A drone expected to be released by DJI on Tuesday has reportedly leaked ahead of its public unveiling, with alleged images and specifications said to reveal the ‘Mavic Air’ as a smaller and lighter drone compared to the Mavic Pro, while still offering 4K resolution video and similar functionality to its predecessor.
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Nokia smartphone with Penta-Lens camera module design surfaces

There were rumors about an unknown Nokia phone for quite some time which is said to come with 5-camera lens on the back. Now a design sketch of the same has surfaced showing how the camera arrangement on the rear might look like. This is just a prototype design, and Foxconn is said to be currently working on a way to design and manufacture the phone. From the design sketch revealed by the forum member, and an alleged Foxconn employee, we can see 5 lenses arranged in 1-1-3 formation, one LED flash, an unknown sensor on a circular ring. The fingerprint sensor is also placed on the rear down below the camera module. This design sketch might hint at why HMD global is adopting the rotating Zoom camera tech from Zeiss. The flagship is currently under development and we expect to see the phone in the second quarter of 2018.   Furthermore, sources reveal that the Nokia phone might pack an 18:9 display with glass body design both on the front and back making it a stand out from rest of the Nokia phones. The Nokia 10 will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset and might run on the latest Android OS. On the other hand, HDM …
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New Apple video shows off iPhone X selfie camera

Millions were glued to the TV screens last Sunday for the NFL playoffs and what a perfect time for Apple to release a new TV ad. The video, accompanied by a Muhammad Ali speech, highlights the greatness of the TrueDepth camera of the iPhone X and how the Portrait Mode works to create the artistic photos. The focal point of the 30-second video is Portrait Lighting, which applies artificial studio lighting effects to the face. The video itself is a presentation of different people’s selfies, the jump from one image to another perfectly matched to the “I am the Double Greatest” speech by… – Latest articles

Google Allo v26 prepares for multiple-account support, customizable stickers, GIFs, new camera effect and more

Google Allo V26 has started rolling out. While the update doesn’t bring in terms of customization, a teardown of the APK has revealed upcoming features like the support for multiple accounts, customizable stickers, Gifs, new camera effects and more. Google Allo V26 adds strings to Scene Generation feature which is an expressive feature which can essentially create custom stickers and GIFs themed from the text you enter. This icon will be present next to the gif on Allo’s main conversation toolbar. You can either create a custom sticker or a gif from the text you enter. Google Allo and Duo soon will be able to connect with other users through email IDs rather just relying on phone numbers. The upcoming update might also add the ability to choose which of the accounts should be preferred to start a new conversation. This setting is currently referred to as the “default sender id,” but will change when it goes live. The teardown also reveals new effect called “shocked breaking news,” is being discovered. Once the feature is live, the user needs to download required assents and then the effect will provide an overlay in the center. The Bollywood camera effect icon is redesigned yet again from a typical zoom icon to ghost …
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This slender camera goes where your iPhone wouldn’t dare [Deals]

Endoscopic cameras aren’t just for surgeons and spies. A compact, flexible, high definition camera can also be a seriously handy (and fun) tool. This WiFi HD Waterproof Endoscopic Camera is a great addition to any DIY toolkit. It’s super thin and flexible, sporting a 2 megapixel camera and an 8-way adjustable LED light. That makes […]

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