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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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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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Camera trained on dark energy gets photobombed by Comet Lovejoy

The stunning result of a comet streaking across the lens of the 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera could make backyard astronomers green with envy.

By March 2, 2015

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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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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

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Corning's USB 3.0 optical cable aims for 5Gbps up to 30 meters

Corning says its new USB 3.0 cable is thinner, lighter, and bendable to your heart's desire.

By April 15, 2014

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Microsoft's budget Lumia 640, 640 XL phones come with free Office 365

The company continues to push its affordability message, with no premium flagship smartphone in sight.

By March 2, 2015

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Magic Leap clashes with Microsoft over augmented reality health risks

Magic Leap CEO says Microsoft's HoloLens headset may be unsafe, but he ultimately raises more questions about the potential risks of immersing ourselves in 3D worlds.

By February 24, 2015

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Samsung launches ultrasonic Galaxy Core Advance cover, optical stand

Samsung says the ultrasonic smartphone cover, which was designed to aid disabled and visually impaired people, can sense the presence of a person or object up to 6 feet away.

By March 14, 2014

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HDMI vs. optical: Which digital-audio connection to use?

When hooking up an audio system or sound bar, you generally have to choose an HDMI or optical digital-audio connection. Find out which one is better and why.

By March 13, 2014