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New Lens Technology Could Bring Optical Zoom to Even the Thinnest Smartphones by 2016

A new type of lens technology will enable even the thinnest smartphones to utilize optical zoom. Smartphone cameras have improved exponentially since their introduction to the world, but one company still believes there’s plenty of room for improvement. That company is DynaOptics and their latest tech is promising to pack optical zoom into more smartphones Read MoreRead More

Can a Smart Phone Camera Stand up to a DSLR?

Evan, the Electrical Engineer, pits the 41 megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 against a Nikon D800e comparing the quality of the photographs captured from these cameras. The Lumia 1020 sports a 41 mega pixel “Pureview” sensor and optical image stabilization (OIS). In 4:3 this gives a working resolution of 38 mpix, and at 16:9 a working Read MoreRead More

How to Avoid Eyestrain when working at a Computer or Smartphone

As we spend more and more time at our desks working on computer screens, it’s important to remember a few practices to avoid the strain that comes from bad ergonomics.. The Vision Council has published a helpful 16-page guide to avoiding digital eye strain. The first step is to identify symptoms of digital eye strain: Read MoreRead More