The Standalone Camera is Dying

Time's inexorable march has pushed another piece of tech to the brink of obsolescence. The dedicated camera is on the outs – or so claims designer Craig Mod in a contentious article for The New Yorker. » 1/04/14 8:09am 1/04/14 8:09am

Eerie photographs taken with a camera made from a human skull

These sepia-hued photographs look like something out of a dream, but the camera that took them is somewhat nightmarish. Instead of a camera made out of metal and plastic, these photos were taken with a camera made from a human skull. » 5/19/12 4:00pm 5/19/12 4:00pm

Meet the camera that allows you to see around corners

Researchers have already developed a device that allows you to see through eight-inch-thick concrete walls, but now, scientists have devised another way to reveal objects that are hidden from view: a camera that can see around corners. » 3/21/12 7:15am 3/21/12 7:15am

This is HiRISE, the most powerful camera we've ever sent to another…

The University of Arizona's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera is an incredible piece of equipment. Currently circling the Red Planet aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the instrument is capable of capturing photographs of the Martian surface at unprecedented resolution, averaging about… » 1/11/12 9:15am 1/11/12 9:15am

Pigeon photographers took aerial pictures of Europe's cities

Pigeons already spread disease and poop through their urban homes, but what if we had to worry about flocks of pigeons armed with miniature cameras, watching our every move from overhead? In the early 20th century, one hobbyist photographer equipped the rats of the sky with just such cameras. » 1/08/12 2:00pm 1/08/12 2:00pm

Spy Robot Ready to Invade Your Home

In the realm of privacy-ending products, spy cameras leave a lot to be desired. Stationary cameras and nanny cams offer a limited view or a room, and strapping a camera to your Roomba is bound to give you motion sickness. Enter the ROVIO, a mobile home surveillance and telepresence robot. Click through to see this… » 10/05/08 9:00am 10/05/08 9:00am

We're Starting To Think Cloverfield Has No Monster

Paramount released another photo from the upcoming Cloverfield yesterday, and it's nothing less than completely pointless. The poster for the movie tells us loads more than the above shot featuring actors Michael Stahl-David and Mike Vogel does. But leaking irrelevant pictures is typical Hollywood behavior. Still,… » 1/04/08 10:15am 1/04/08 10:15am