Next Big Thing
From the World Cup to Netflix, in 2014 you're going to start hearing a lot more about 4K resolution or 'Ultra HD.' But what is it? And more importantly, do you want it?
As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.
Thousands of euros are pouring in for a camera project to give digital-video folks an alternative to the power and control of big names like Sony and Canon. It'll be tough, but the timing couldn't be better.
Apple's 2014 iPad will undoubtedly debut soon, but will it really change the formula enough to make people want a new one? Here's a wish list of what could help the most.
Tablet cameras are behind the pack in picture quality but are keeping up with fun photo features to shoot with.
A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.
That's a handy option, but Apple also needs to show more progress in the overarching area of mobile payments.
Oculus is developing software for watching movies, and it's one of the best VR experiences out there.
A tweeted photo allegedly of the HTC M8 reveals dual cameras in back, a setup that would offer better picture-taking prowess.
A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.