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ZTE unveils Axon 20 5G with hidden selfie camera

ZTE has unveiled the Axon 5G, a smartphone with a camera hidden beneath its display. The Axon 5G will be the first device mass-produced with an in-display camera. First, it’s important to point out that as of right now, the device is only coming to China, the company has no word on if it will…

Uber to expand mask selfie verification feature to riders

Uber plans to roll out a global selfie feature to verify that riders are wearing a mask while using the service. This feature was first rolled out to Uber drivers in May after the ridesharing company launched its “No Mask No Ride” policy amid the pandemic, requiring both parties to wear face coverings. Drivers are…

OnePlus Nord to come in dark grey and include ultra-wide selfie cam

OnePlus has shared that the hotly anticipated OnePlus Nord is going to have a 105-degree front camera to make taking group selfies a breeze. Alongside that news, the OnePlus Twitter account shared a picture of the handset in a dark grey colour scheme. The image has a ‘#01’ on it, and the tweet says people…

OnePlus Nord to have dual selfie cameras according to new leak

Although OnePlus’ rumoured upcoming phone, allegedly called OnePlus Nord, won’t come to Canada, it’s worth keeping an eye on since the company plans to bring another affordable phone to North America in the future. In other words, the Nord could be a precursor to the affordable phone we’ll eventually get in North America. According to…

Apple granted patent for tool that could generate synthetic group selfies

Apple has been granted a patent for a software that could create synthetic group selfies, as first spotted by Patently Apple.  This software could be used as a way to take photos with friends and family while maintaining distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The patent notes that the software would allow users to invite others…

Google Pixel 4a wallpapers leak, make clever use of the hole-punch selfie camera

In typical Google fashion, nearly everything about the Pixel 4a has leaked ahead of the device’s expected June launch. With nothing else left to reveal, leakers have now shared a collection of the wallpapers made for the upcoming mid-range Pixel. Shared by XDA Developers, the new wallpapers come from Cuban YouTube channel TecnoLike Plus, run by…

Samsung to unveil way to type on phone using selfie camera at CES 2020

Samsung has revealed that it will show off “five innovative projects” from its ‘C-Lab’ research hub at CES 2020. Most notably, one of these projects is ‘SelfieType,’ which uses an AI algorithm and a front-facing camera to create a virtual keyboard experience. This means that smartphone, tablet and laptop users will be able to type…

Leaked Motorola phone sports pop-up selfie camera, notchless display

Leaked photos of a new, unknown Motorola device show off a pop-up selfie camera, rear fingerprint sensor and more. Spanish blog Motorola Latinoamérica posted the photos, which show a Motorola phone from multiple angles. Around front is a large, nearly bezel-less display. There’s no notch to be seen and hardly any chin either. Another photo…

Latest EMUI update brings Night Mode selfies for Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

Huawei is rolling out an EMUI update that brings new camera features and August security patches to the China-based company’s flagship smartphone. The latest ‘EMUI 0.1.0.193’ update, which is currently available for Chinese users, brings Night Mode selfies to the camera app on the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro. It gives users the ability to…

Turn your selfies into classical portraits with the help of this website

While FaceApp is able to modify pretty much anything about your face with artificial intelligence (AI), it can’t turn your selfie into a classical portrait. A group of researchers at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab have created an interesting website that turns your uploaded selfies into portraits of the past. The website utilizes an algorithm…

Oppo VP admits company’s under-display selfie camera tech is not perfect

A previous report stated that Oppo might announce a smartphone with the new under-display selfie camera technology at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019. Now, Ren Shen Yi, Oppo’s vice-president, has pumped the brakes on the hype train a little. In a June 25th Weibo post, Ren replied to user saying: “Please lower your expectations of…

Oppo to announce phone with under-display selfie camera at MWC19 Shanghai: rumour

In a leaked poster circulating online, Chinese smartphone giant Oppo may bring a smartphone with under-display selfie camera technology to the Mobile World Congress Shanghai exhibition. Although Oppo’s official Sina Weibo page remains quiet on the matter, the company demonstrated the new camera technology on June 2nd. The demo video shows the new selfie camera…

Chinese smartphone makers show off under-display selfie camera

Smartphone vendors are all trying to push away the camera notch in new devices, and companies like Asus, OnePlus and Vivo have been attempting this by hiding the front-facing camera using a pop-up motor or flip-up camera. Now, it seems like the notch could finally be going away for good. In a recent Weibo post…

Are pop-up and flip-up cameras the future of the smartphone selfie camera?

Mechanized cameras — are they the future or should we leave them in the past? To put this new trend in perspective, mechanized smartphone cameras are not entirely new. Here’s a bit of a history lesson: back in 2015 Huawei revealed the Shot X smartphone with a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera that flipped up so it…

Google’s AI will generate a poem for you based on one word and a selfie

You can join Google experimental online artwork collective with a new AI art tool called ‘POEMPORTRAITS.’ To become part of the project you need to visit the POEMPORTRAITS website, then load in a keyword and upload or take a selfie to guide the AI in making your poem. The team trained the AI on millions…

OnePlus 7 Pro rumoured to sport up to 12GB of RAM and pop-up selfie camera

Frequent smartphone leaker Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) has tweeted images of the often-rumoured OnePlus 7 Pro. His tweets give us our best look at the ‘Mirror Grey’ and ‘Nebula Blue’ colour variants of the smartphone yet. Agarwal also says that there is an ‘Almond’ colour option too, and that he’s attempting to source pictures of it….

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…