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Ball-shaped Bublcam takes a ball-shaped image

- March 1st, 2015

If you like trippy images, the Bublcam might be the perfect device for you.

I had a chance to check out the camera from Toronto-based company at a recent Tech in Motion event.

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Bublcam. (Supplied)

The Bublcam, which started as a Kickstarter project in 2013,  is a ball-shaped camera that can take both still images and video. As Joanna Taccone, Bubl’s marketing communication manager explained, the camera actually shoots footage from four different lenses its four lenses software stitches the individual shots together.

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Review: LG G3 smartphone

- August 6th, 2014

If you’re looking to upgrade to a premium smartphone, you can’t do much better than LG’s latest offering, the G3.

Released in North America on Aug. 1, the LG G3 is a lightweight, slim and sleek device that can satisfy even the most hardcore smartphone user. Taking its design cue from the LG G2, the G3′s only physical buttons (power and volume controls) are on the back of the device, leaving the front of the device almost entirely free for the touchscreen.

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Three tips from Henry’s Phoneography class

- June 3rd, 2014

It’s no secret the shutter is closing on traditional cameras in favour of our smartphones, and while you may consider yourself a savvy mobile snapper, there’s always something new to learn.

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Henry’s is now offering Phoneography classes for iPhone and Samsung users. (Henry’s Photo)

Camera retailer Henry’s just started hosting Phoneography classes for iPhone and Samsung users.
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Piper: Security Camera and Home Automation in a smart little bundle

- April 11th, 2014

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More homes are not only getting more secure, they’re also getting much smarter, thanks to the availability of affordable and easy to set up security and home automation systems like Canadian-invented Piper.

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Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X

- March 31st, 2014

Before trying out the Idol X, I had never used an Alcatel OneTouch phone before.  In fact, I knew very little about the phones and TCL, the company that makes them.  So I wasn’t sure what to expect from a phone of a less recognizable brand than say, a Samsung, LG or HTC product.

But the Idol X makes quite an impression.

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