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Lytro-style Camera Technology On Smartphones Soon

Pelican Imaging, inventor of array camera technology for mobile devices,  recently announced a $20M investment by cellphone manufacturer Nokia. A representative of Nokia Growth Partners noted, "Pelican Imaging's computational camera solutions are at the cutting edge of mobile camera technologies. We believe they're positioned to lead the next wave in video and image capture; they're a great addition to our portfolio of innovators in the imaging space." If this is any indication, we may see Lytro-style camera technology on smartphones in the very near future.

Google Glass Sees Its Users As Big Brother [Video]

Quicker than George Orwell's ink could dry on the page, "1984" introduced the world to a whole new level of paranoia that's kept us looking over our shoulders for the last sixty years or so. From the "Red scare" of the 1950s to Presidents justifying unjustifiable wars in the 21st Century, to the Patriot Acts's reduction of citizen rights -- right up to today's CCTV cameras surveilling us à la 'Person of Interest,' Big Brother has carved out a permanent foothold in our society.

Minox: History Of A Spy Camera

Developed in 1936, the Minox subminiature camera quickly became a secret agent's preferred tool for copying classified documents, as seen in many spy movies. Here's a look at some of the most famous Minox models still available to collectors.   

Top 3 Best Dashboard Cameras

The meteor that streaked across the Russian sky last February caused a big sensation, not just because it happened in broad daylight, being witnessed by many, but because of the amount of video cameras that captured this incredible event. Thanks to the prevalent use of dashboard cameras in Russia we were able to see videos uploaded to YouTube shortly after the event. These cameras are now becoming very popular in the U.S. Read about three of the best dashboard cameras currently in the market.

Top 3 Best Watch Phones

Dick Tracy never had it this good. These watches not only let you communicate, but you can take pictures, listen to the radio, watch videos, and more. Check out the specs on three of the highest rated watch phones available.

Lomography Announces LomoScanner App For iPhone

The first version of the free LomoScanner App is now available for download in the iTunes App Store. Designed to be used with the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner, the LomoScanner App allows you to scan 35mm film with your smartphone.

Lomo Celebrates 500k Facebook Likes, Offers Camera Discounts

Lomographic Society International has reached a 500k Facebook Like milestone, and to celebrate this it will be giving away voucher codes in the next five days starting today. If you're looking for a film camera now is the time to jump on the Lomographic bandwagon. 

Top 10 Best Photo Apps For Your Android Device

Take a look at ten of the best applications available for your Android phone or tablet. Here you'll find image editors, organizers and other excelent tools for the mobile photographer.  

Top 5 Best Baby Monitors

New parents often place a baby monitor at the top of their wish list. When it comes to providing peace of mind and the ability to give attention to baby whenever it's needed, having a quality baby monitor makes sense for parents of infants. Here are my picks and reviews for the best baby monitors available today.

What Empathic Smartphones And Smart Cameras Tell Us About Ourselves

With the announcement of the Xpression, a new mood-sensing app, is the field wide open for advancements in mobile technology on a science fictional scale?