QOTD: Sneaky Snaps

Back when we had cameras that weren’t in our phones, it would be really strange to just walk up to someone and take a picture of them, or kind of place the camera on the table and try to sneak a picture of someone as they’re ordering food or something.

— Kristen Wiig, talking about the “weird phenomenon” of ubiquitious/surreptitious photographs, on Vulture.com

Atheer and Meta Want You to Touch Your Apps in Midair

Reach out and touch something.
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Sony Updates Lens-Style Camera to Include Photo Gallery, Better Connectivity

Sony’s lens-style cameras might be a bit more intuitive now.
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Sony Plans a 4K Fest for CES

The company is focusing on the next generation of high-def video as part of its effort to reclaim lost ground at the high end of the consumer electronics market.
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Lytro Adds 3-D Viewing Capability to Its Living Images, Apple Online Store as Distributor

Lytro has been showing off 3-D as a potential feature since it first unveiled its technology more than two years ago.
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Mixamo Aims to “Democratize” Motion Capture, Keep Dots Off People’s Faces

Mixamo unveils software that hopes to make anyone with a Webcam into a motion-capture actor.
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Poppy Looks to Turn Your iPhone Into a 3-D Camera

Good idea or gimmicky?
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Is the Camera Phone Poised for a Comeback?

Hardware makers are starting to experiment with designs that put the camera front and center, even where it means adding cost and bulk.
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Lytro Names Former Ning Head Rosenthal as CEO

Rosenthal, who also worked at AOL and Netscape once upon a time, takes the helm of the camera maker.
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Demystifying Advanced Compact Cameras

Looking for an advanced compact camera in addition to your smartphone, but confused by some of the specs? Read on.
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More Picture-Takers Are Phoning It In