3509 Results for

optical

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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Better than Touch ID? Check out Vkansee's optical fingerprint scanner

Clean or dirty, wet or dry, this highly tuned fingerprint scanner promises to outdo Apple's ho-hum tech with a far higher resolution.

By March 3, 2015

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Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus get updated cameras with optical image stabilization, faster autofocus

The new camera has a lot of the same basic specs as the iPhone 5S, but gets some new tech for better photos and video.

By September 9, 2014

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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Tattoo celebrates blue/black/white/gold dress meme

The divisive dress that smothered social media is enshrined on a man's leg as a permanent monument to the frock's fleeting Internet fame.

By March 2, 2015

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Startup promises super-accurate fingerprint sensor

Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.

By March 4, 2015

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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The Potemkin village optical drive bay

PC makers tease DVD fans with vestigial optical drives.

By April 22, 2014

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​Rambus on-chip camera will lead to finer gesture recognition

A higher-precision image sensor approach lets your phone detect fine movements like finger-pinch gestures made away from the screen.

By March 5, 2015

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HTC predicts smartphone optical zoom in 18 to 24 months

The feature could put smartphones in direct competition with higher-end digital cameras, HTC says.

By April 18, 2014