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Apple’s 2019 iPhones could feature improved selfie cameras: report

It looks like Apple’s 2019 iPhone lineup could feature improved selfie camera performance, according to a new report from often-reliable TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The tech giant is rumoured to move from using a 7-megapixel selfie shooter to a 12-megapixel camera, all while still maintaining the same pixel size, according to MacRumors, which…

OnePlus 7 to launch in May, feature ‘faster’ pop-up selfie camera: report

OnePlus will launch its next flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 7, in May, according to teen tech leaker sensation Ishan Agarwal. Agarwal shared the news via a recent tweet (seen below). Well, this is not a leak but according to what I have been told, OnePlus 7 will indeed have a faster Pop-Up Selfie Camera system…

Huawei patent reveals phone with sliding selfie cameras

Huawei only recently unveiled its foldable Mate X smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2019. Now, it appears the company is also looking towards phones with sliding selfie cameras. The selfie camera seems set to work similarly to Oppo’s Find X, where a mechanism slides a pair of selfie cameras from the rear of the device….

Update brings improved selfie camera performance to Samsung Galaxy S9

Though Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ smartphones already feature some of the best smartphone cameras in the industry, a new update to the phones’ front-facing camera is set to produce better selfies, says the South Korean tech giant. The patch notes for the latest update to Samsung’s Galaxy S9 list improved front-facing camera performance. According to Android Police,…

Popsugar’s Twinning app leaked hundreds of thousands of selfies

Twinning, Popsugar’s celebrity matching tool, has inadvertently leaked hundreds of thousands of selfies, according to a new report from TechCrunch. Similar to many other photo sharing apps out there, every image uploaded to the service is stored in the cloud through Amazon Web Services. The difference with Twinning is the web address of this data bucket…

Motorola P40 to feature 48-megapixel sensor and in-display selfie shooter

The Motorola P30 successor, the Motorola P40, might feature a camera sensor in its display, similar to Samsung’s Galaxy A8s. OnLeaks and 91mobiles have teamed up with one another to publish 5K renders and a video of the Motorola P40. Aside from the display hole camera, the phone will feature a dual-camera setup with one of the shooters…

Motorola updates its camera app with Portrait Mode selfies and more

Motorola is updating its camera app to add a front-facing camera Portrait Mode, AR stickers, watermarking and more. The augmented reality (AR) stickers are the only feature that is specific to the Moto Z3 and Z3 Play. Of the two phones, only the Z3 Play is available in Canada.  The Selfie Portrait Mode should be…

Apple updates Clips app with new selfie scenes, filters and more

Apple has updated Clips, its easy-to-learn video creation and editing tool, to version 2.0.5. The update marks one of the more significant updates to Clips since it first came out, with Apple adding a variety of selfie scenes, filters, title cards and more. To start, there are six new selfie scenes. Using the company’s new…

Nubia X ditches notch and selfie camera in favour of dual displays

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Nubia has taken an odd and innovative approach to avoid the accursed iPhone X-style notch. Instead of using some sort of sliding mechanism or a waterdrop notch, the company decided to reveal a handset, called the Nubia X, with two displays and only one camera setup. The Nubia X features a 6.26-inch…

Xioami announces the Mi Mix 3 with sliding selfie cameras

Chinese phone brand Xioami has announced its newest smartphone, the Mi Mix 3. The phone sports a front-facing camera that features a sliding mechanism. However, the handset is different from the Vivo NEX or Oppo Find X as it doesn’t use motors and instead sports a slider similar to old sliding phones. Xiaomi says its…

Google tweet pokes fun at ‘Super Selfie mode’ rumours

The @MadeByGoogle Twitter account is teasing its followers yet again. This latest tweet mocks the reports indicating that the Pixel will feature a ‘Super Selfie mode.‘ While Google is evidently poking fun at the previous leaks surrounding this feature, the tech giant isn’t exactly directly denying them either. The Internet has speculated that there’s a “Super…

Google adds thousands of more paintings to its Art Selfie feature

Google had a bit of a viral moment back at the beginning of the year with its ‘Art Selfie‘ feature that let people find their art doppelgängers. Now the company is back at it again with a revamped version of the Arts and Culture app. Google claims that it has more than doubled the amount…

OxygenOS Open Beta 17 adds selfie portrait mode to OnePlus 5/5T

OnePlus has released the latest OnePlus 5/5T OxygenOS Open Beta build. Open Beta 17 adds, among other new features and enhancements, selfie portrait mode to the company’s pair of 2017 flagships. Using a software algorithm, selfie portrait mode adds a depth of field effect to shots. The update also features enhancements to OnePlus’ first party…

Selfie portrait mode is coming to the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

OnePlus plans to port the OnePlus 6’s selfie portrait mode to the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. The company announced the news at its latest Open Ears community event in India, before sharing it on its official forums. There’s no word yet on when OP5 and OP5T users can expect the feature to arrive on their smartphones….

Snapchat has started rolling out its TrueDepth selfie lenses

Snapchat has begun rolling out it its augmented reality TrueDepth selfie lenses today. The feature was first shown off at the iPhone X launch event as a demo of the TrueDepth camera’s capabilities. It’s now available for use by anyone with an iPhone X. This silent update will use FaceID’s facial mapping technology to better…

Canadian selfie stick inventor launches new hands-free photography tool

Most people would be content after bringing an innovation — nay a phenomena — like the selfie stick into the world. Most would hang up their inventing cap, settle down and watch contentedly as millions of tourists around the world raise their selfie sticks to the sky almost as if to salute their ingenuity. But…

Apple’s new iPhone X commercial praises the art of the selfie

Apple recently dropped a new commercial for the company’s still-difficult-to-find iPhone X, showing off the camera’s usually excellent ability to snap selfies, complete with a monologue by boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Ali’s words fit in well with the ad, emphasizing how important self confidence is and how selfies are often part of that in our…