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Google Photos Can Now Spot Your Pet Among Other Furry Creatures

Google Photos is now able to identify and recognize your furry feline or canine companions, pulling together albums specifically featuring them. You can give each of your pets names, allowing you to search for “Katy Pawry” or “Snarls Barkley” instead of “cat” or “dog.” You can also search using the ...

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Sigma Extends Camera Gear Warranty to Cover Hurricane Victims

Sigma has announced that it will extend the warranty on its camera gear to products that have been damaged or destroyed by the hurricanes that have recently devastated regions of the United States. If your equipment is under warranty and was damaged due to Hurricane Harvey, Irma or Maria, Sigma ...

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Leica’s New Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 is the Return of a Classic 1935 Lens

Leica has just announced the new Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2, a revival of a classic lens that was originally released way back in 1935. “A modern renaissance of the classic lens, Thambar gives photographers an unparalleled soft-focus aesthetic,” Leica says, noting that the lens is distinguished by its “unmistakeable bokeh.” ...

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Drone Hits Passenger Plane in Canada

A drone struck a passenger plane in the skies over Jean Lesage International Airport in Québec City, the first time there has been a collision between a drone and a plane in Canada, the country’s Minister of Transport says. The drone owner was flying illegally in a no-fly zone. Minister ...

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The Truth About DxOMark Camera Ratings

DxOMark‘s camera ratings are becoming more and more influential in the camera and smartphone industries. But how exactly do the scores work? Here’s an 11-minute video in which tech personality Marques Brownlee (AKA MKBHD) shares “the truth about DxOMark smartphone ratings.” DxOMark is a rating website that’s owned by DxO ...

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