bluetooth

Critical Vulnerability Affects Bluetooth-Enabled Cameras

A newly discovered vulnerability in the 4.x Bluetooth wireless standard has been shown to affect cameras that implement full remote control functionality. Demonstrated as viable in proof-of-concept laboratory testing, researchers believe that the exploit has the potential to either physically damage cameras or render them inoperable.

Polaroid Unveils Pocket-Sized Dye Sub Printer for Your Smartphone Snaps

Polaroid has officially unveiled its first product since the company reclaimed its original name and released the Polaroid Now back in March. Meet the Polaroid Hi-Print: a pocket-sized, bluetooth-enabled photo printed that uses dye sublimation to create 2x3-inch "stickable" prints from your smartphone snaps.

These Smartphone Shutter Releases Are Shaped Like Film Rolls and TLR Cameras

Have you ever wished you could remotely control your smartphone’s camera with a trigger remote disguised as a 35mm film canister or a mini twin-lens reflex camera? If so, then your wish has been granted by the Japanese company Gizmon. For a small price, you can pick up one of these cute and colorful gadgets and pair it with your iOS or Android smartphone.

Radian 2: A Time-Lapse Motion Device You Program with Your Smartphone

Alpine Labs has announced their latest Kickstarter project, the Radian 2. The second generation Radian is designed to act as a precision motion time-lapse unit with the ability to be wirelessly controlled from a smartphone via Bluetooth. The project has three days to go as of this article’s publishing date but has already surpassed its $153,471 goal, so you are guaranteed to receive the item as a backer.

Divoom Bluetune-Bean is a Bluetooth Speaker That Doubles as a Wireless Shutter Release

As smartphone photography and selfie culture become more ubiquitous, we're starting to see new products that aim to make snapping smartphone shots simpler. First came the selfie stick, and now there's a new product called the Divoom Bluetune-Bean. It's an ultra-portable Bluetooth speaker that has a feature that sets it apart: on the side is a shutter button for triggering the camera on your phone.

Affordable Bluetooth Trigger Turns Your iPhone Into a Remote and Intervalometer

Here's another option for DSLR-toting photogs who want to control their gear wirelessly from a distance without spending a fortune. It doesn't have the range of the CamRanger or the ability to send over a live view like, say, the built-in wireless on the Canon 6D; however, it's less than one sixth the price of the first, and you won't have to upgrade your camera to get it.

It's the Satechi Bluetooth Smart Trigger, and it comes in three versions that are compatible with a range of Canon and Nikon DSLRs (plus a couple of Pentax options) for only $45.

CloudPic: A Universal Adapter That Connects Your Camera to Your Phone

The ability to connect your camera to your smartphone wirelessly is starting to really gather some steam. Unfortunately, up until now, that technology usually required a WiFi connection and an adapter that often cost some serious dinero. But if all you're looking to do is share the photos you take instantly sans WiFi network, you don't have many options. Enter CloudPic Mobile.