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iPhone 6, 6 Plus get new iSight cameras

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus get new iSight cameras

Though the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras may appear to be the same 8-megapixel camera that has appeared on Apple's smartphones for several years in a row now, these cameras are getting major internal upgrades to improve your picture-taking. The 8-megapixel iSight camera gets a whole new...
How to fix the rear iSight camera in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

How to fix the rear iSight camera in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

If the rear iSight camera on your iPhone either isn't working or shows imperfections in photos, it's possible that the camera assembly itself is defective or damaged. While defects typically just arise for no reason, a damaged iSight camera could be caused from a hard fall. Typical symptoms of a...
Shooting and editing photos with the iPhone 5 and Photoshop Express

Shooting and editing photos with the iPhone 5 and Photoshop Express

A decade ago I spent thousands of dollars and spent months shooting, developing, and editing photos for a book I was working on. It was an incredibly expensive, incomprehensibly wasteful process. Now I get not only less expensive but better photos with the iPhone 5s and apps in my pocket. and...
How to replace the rear iSight camera in an iPhone 5

How to replace the rear iSight camera in an iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 comes equipped with an 8 megapixel rear iSight camera. It's a great camera, as long as it's functioning properly. However, if you're experiencing issues with your rear camera and you're out of warranty, replacing it yourself could be a lot cheaper than a new iPhone. Symptoms could...
The mobile camera war is currently being fought in glass, in chips, in apps, and on the cloud. Where should iPhone 6 be?

The mobile camera war is currently being fought in glass, in chips, in apps, and on the cloud. Where should iPhone 6 be?

With the iPhone 6 — presumably due sometime this fall — Apple will no doubt continue its focus on photography and on making the best "everyday" cameras in the business. But how will they keep doing that? There are several possibilities. They can add a bigger piece of glass that takes up a lot...
Older MacBook webcams can spy on you, but don't tape yours over until you read this

Older Mac webcams can spy on you, but don't tape yours over until you read this

Two researchers at Johns Hopkins University published a paper that has recently been widely reported throughout the Mac blogosphere. They claim to have been able to hack the webcam on older MacBook and iMac computers so the camera worked without activating the green LED. Don't tape over your...
Retina iPad mini iSight and FaceTime HD camera tests

Retina iPad mini iSight and FaceTime HD camera tests

The iSight camera in the Retina mini remains unchanged from last year's original. It's still the same 5 megapixel, backside illuminated (BSI), five-element, hybrid IR file red, and f/2.4 aperture. What has changed is the Apple A7 processor inside, and the image signal processor (ISP) inside it....
Apple reportedly buying PrimeSense, makers of original Xbox Kinect sensor tech

Apple reportedly buying PrimeSense, makers of original Xbox Kinect sensor tech

Apple is reportedly in the final stages of acquiring PrimeSense - the Israeli company whose sensor technology was used by Microsoft to create the original Kinect for Xbox 360 - for roughly $280 million. According to Calcalist (via Google Translate): The transaction was scheduled to be signed...
iPad Air vs iPhone 5s: iSight camera shootout!

iPad Air vs iPhone 5s: iSight and FaceTime camera shootout!

From general photography to low light scenes to macro and back, how does the iPad Air iSight camera compare to the iPhone 5s? While the iPad Air now has the same, improved front-facing FaceTime HD camera as the iPhone 5s - and every other 2013 iOS device - its rear-facing iSight camera...
iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5c vs iPhone 5: Camera shootout!

iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5c vs iPhone 5: iSight camera shootout!

From every day photos to low-light and high-motion, iMore compares the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5 iSight cameras! The iPhone 5s once again shows Apple's focus on cameras, bringing several improvements to the 8 megapixel iSight camera on the back. These include a dual LED white/yellow...

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