Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Apple Acquires LinX, A Camera Maker That Promises DSLR Performance in Phones

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Apple has acquired LinX, an Israeli camera module company that is trying to revolutionize the mobile photography industry with state-of-the-art cameras that are extremely small yet powerful enough to lead “the way to DSLR performance in slim handsets.”
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Apple Launches Photos for OS X in Yosemite’s 10.10.3 Update

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After months of teasing and beta testing, Apple has just officially launched Photos for OS X to the general public. This is the single app that replaces both iPhoto and Aperture as Apple’s photo management software. It features a streamlined and simplified design, photo editing tools, cloud storage, syncing photos across your devices, and more.

If you’re a Mac user on OS X Yosemite, you can get the app right now by updating your operating system to version 10.10.3 through the Mac App Store.

LG Website Refers to an 8K Apple iMac That Doesn’t Officially Exist Yet

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Apple made quite a splash last year when it announced its new iMac with a 5K display, but something much bigger could be on the horizon. A page on the LG website briefly referred to an ‘iMac 8K’ announcement by Apple — one that hasn’t happened yet.
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Apple Invents a Camera with 3 Sensors and a Prism That Splits Light

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The camera on smartphones is one of the main selling points these days, and Apple is working hard to push its iPhone camera ahead of the pack. A newly discovered patent reveals that Apple has created an innovative sensor design that increases quality by using three separate sensors and a prism for splitting light.
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Apple Sends Out Reminder of Aperture’s Impending End, Encourages Migration to Photos

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Apple has sent out an email reminder to Aperture owners, reminding them that Aperture will no longer be available for purchase starting this spring after it’s replaced by the new Photos for OS X app. Aperture users can migrate their libraries to the new Photos app, which is now available for anyone to try through the OS X Beta program.
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20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

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Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 countries around the world will feature photos captured by iPhone 6 owners. 77 iPhone photographers will be featured in the campaign after Apple selected their images as its favorites.
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This Apple iPad Commercial Was Shot with the iPad

Apple aired a new iPad commercial during the Oscars ceremony last night. The ad touts the iPad as a tool that anyone can use for creating films. What viewers may not have known while watching the spot, however, was that the commercial itself was filmed entirely on an iPad.
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Apple Patent Shows Periscope-style Camera Module with Mirror Stabilization

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A recent patent filing by Apple suggests that the company is working on a new periscope-style camera module design that offers better optical stabilization with the use of mirrors.
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Here’s a Look Into the ‘Photos for Mac’ App That Will Replace iPhoto and Aperture

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Apple announced last year that it was pulling the plug on its two main photo editing and management programs: iPhoto, which is aimed at consumers, and Aperture, which is geared toward pros. Both products would be replaced with a single app called “Photos for Mac.”

Here’s a look at what we can expect when the app arrives later this year.
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Apple Granted Patent for Action Camera, Causing GoPro’s Stock to Tank

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Apple is getting into the smart watch business, but there’s another market that may be in the company’s crosshairs: action cameras. Apple was granted a patent for a wearable camera today, and the news caused GoPro’s stock to tumble by around 12%.
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