iOS app lets you pick and share colors from the real world, using your iPhone's camera

Have you ever wondered how a different color is considered trendy every year? Pantone, a New Jersey-based company, has been responsible for ‘electing’ a ‘Color of the Year’ since the 2000s. The company pretty much dictates the hues in fashion and has great influence over designer decisions globally. 

Cone is an app that allows you to use your iPhone’s camera to pick colors from the real world, and then match them with Pantone colors. The app converts the color you pick into hex code and then matches it with its closest Pantone counterpart. If you are looking at a dynamic scene, where …


Best low light camera: Galaxy S8 vs Google Pixel vs LG G6 vs iPhone 7

Low-light performance has not traditionally been among the strongest suits of smartphone cameras. However, with the wider adoption of OIS (optical image stabilization) over the past couple of years, and thanks to the great advances in camera software that we’ve recently witnessed, smartphones are becoming ever more capable of coping with less-than-optimal light conditions.

Whether it’s taking a spontaneous picture in the streets late at night, or shooting in the minutes just after the sunset, getting sharp, noise-free photos with your pocket camera—err, smartphone—is …

The Galaxy S8's iris scanner can be bypassed using a digital camera and a contact lens, researchers show

It’s a pretty well known fact at this point that using any form of biometric authentication, such as a fingerprint scanner or face unlocking, is essentially choosing convenience over actual security. That is, there are a ton of ways to fool the current technology, and while passwords can be changed, physical features cannot, plastic surgery notwithstanding. This has once again been proven right, as a group of researchers from the Chaos Computer Club, who have demonstrated a method for bypassing the Samsung Galaxy S8’s iris scanner.
The process, as demonstrated …

Samsung Galaxy C10 smiles for the camera wearing Rose Gold

By now, it seems clear from various leaks that the Samsung Galaxy C10 will be the first Samsung phone to carry a dual-camera set up. Many of you out there probably assumed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 would be the first handset from Sammy to be so equipped. The other day, we showed you sketches of the Galaxy C10 that revealed a dual-camera setup on back; today we can show you a fine looking photo of the Galaxy C10 in Rose Gold that confirms that a pair of camera sensors will adorn the rear of the unit.

While the picture doesn’t give us a complete look at the back of the model, it shows …

Galaxy S8 vs $2000 mirrorless camera and DSLR: Ultimate camera face-off

Omitting the seemingly mandatory for this type of article introduction, which usually goes over how far smartphone cameras have come, I’ll just say this – we are here to determine whether the Galaxy S8 can hold its own against not one, but two dedicated cameras. Samsung’s latest, bezel-less flagship versus the Panasonic GH4 and the older Nikon D5100. Does a smartphone stand a chance against a $2000 mirrorless camera and an entry-level DSLR? We’re about to find out.

But first, let’s quickly establish why and how we’re going to do this. Many people are of the mind …

OnePlus 5 prototype appears, dual rear camera and all

The photograph that accompanies this story, and almost looks like the OnePlus 3T except with a vertical dual-camera setup on back, is not the OnePlus 5. So why are we showing it to you? Because according to the source of the image, it is a prototype for the OnePlus 5 and can give us some idea of how the final version is going to look. Besides the addition of the dual-cameras, there seems to be more space between the three-way switch and the volume rocker on the left side of the phone.

The OnePlus 5 is rumored to carry a 5.5-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The Snapdragon 835 chipset …

What if the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera had six camera lenses to choose from? You'd get the Shiftcam case

Rugged cases? Check – we have plenty of these to choose from. Six camera lenses? Hold up a second – what is this, and do we actually need it? Well, we think the freedom to switch between real telephoto, wide-angle, fish-eye, and macro lens at any moment sounds pretty freaking great! Why ask seemingly random questions? Because there’s a product that offers both these things in a single package!

The Shiftcam Camera Lens Case for the iPhone 7 Plus is seriously rugged and has six built-in switchable lenses. It also has the formidable and intimidating looks …

Latest OnePlus 5 render shows off-center dual camera setup; phone appears on AnTuTu

Another day, another render of the OnePlus 5 has been posted. The latest image of the eagerly awaited handset allegedly shows the back of the device with an off-center horizontally placed dual-camera setup. Other renders have shown vertically positioned dual cameras in the middle of the rear cover. The new render also tells us to expect the fingerprint scanner to be embedded in the home button under the front glass.

In other news pertaining to the OnePlus 5, the phone was listed on the AnTuTu benchmark website which revealed the same list of specs that have generally been bandied about lately. …

New OnePlus 5 leak shows us dual camera module on back, reaffirms hardware rumors

As you probably well know, the OnePlus 5 is just around the corner. Leaks are coming out, teases are being dropped left and right, and everybody is expecting a device that will take our breath away with a mix of quality hardware and aggressive pricing.
While leaks keep suggesting that the handset will have a dual camera module on its back – and probably even on its front – we still don’t have anything concrete to go on. Yet, another render has popped up, which allegedly shows us what the OnePlus 5 will look like from behind. And yup, a dual …

Video of Moto X (2017) presentation reveals dual camera, IP68 certification rating and more

We’ve seen various leaks of the Motorola Moto X (2017), and today’s leak might be the best one yet. The unannounced handset was the subject of an official presentation, and while a video played on a front screen promoting the specs and features of the phone, someone was in the back recording the presentation on the sly. The Moto X was the flagship series for Motorola until last year’s Moto Z handsets took over.

According to the presentation, the Moto X (2017) is equipped with a 5.5-inch display. The newly announced Snapdragon 660 chipset is under the hood carrying an octa-core CPU …