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The camera on the iPhone 5 may not be much different from that on the 4S, but that could change very soon. A patent application from Apple reveals what we could see from the snapper on the next iPhone.

New features include gesture controls, new stabilisation tech, and a few ways to say sayonara to red-eye.

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Google’s busy beavering away on its Project Glass Android eyewear, convinced of the notion that we’ll all one day be walking around with computers strapped to our faces. Whether that takes off or not remains to be seen, but either way we’ve just stumbled across a concept that puts it to shame: these are ‘Instaglasses’, and we want them. Read more

Tired of CGI? Us too. We applaud the efforts of both Ridley Scott and Christopher Nolan for trying to shoot as much of this summer’s blockbusters in real life as possible, but the George Lucas technique is still favoured by the majority. Thing is, CGI needn’t be the go-to solution every time, as a pioneering new camera rig from German company The Marmalade proves. Prepare to have your mind blown. Read more

Yesterday Facebook launched Facebook Camera, a standalone app that finally addresses some of the crippling issues in uploading pictures to the world’s biggest social network via mobile. It smacks more than a little bit of the company’s recent purchase Instagram, but what’s really interesting are the ratings. Has Facebook actually made a good app? Read more

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Olympus’ new tough camera is hard enough to withstand a baby elephant sitting on it. Not only that, it’s ideal for underwater snaps (elephants can swim, right?), shockproof and freezeproof. Make no mistake, this is one serious snapper.

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Your camera may be the most tricked-out, expensive and best DLSR on the market, but we’d wager that it struggles with anything other than line-of-sight. Ramesh Raskar, of the MIT Media Lab doesn’t have that problem, as his team has built a camera that takes pictures round walls. Read on for the full details and to see it in action. Read more

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We’ve just been alerted to the existence of something amazing. Cat owners the world over always have one niggling thought in the back of their minds: ‘does my cat actually love me, or does it have all the families down my street wrapped round his little paw?’ Now you can actually find out… Read more

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After much, much anticipation, Canon has launched the EOS 5D Mark III DSLR. And it’s a monster. The cam boasts the highest resolution in the entire EOS range, it’s more durable and boasts a 22.3-Megapixel sensor. Plus plenty more besides. Read on for the full details… Read more

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