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Hands-on: Ricoh's Theta, a personal 'Street View' camera

Camera enthusiasts can duplicate the Google Street View panoramic effect with Ricoh's Theta, a sleek camera that fits in your pocket.

Charmed Labs' and Carnegie Mellon's Pixy open-source robot camera

Open-source project Pixy aims to give vision to hobbyists' robots

Pixy is a fast-vision sensor you can quickly 'teach' to find objects, and it reports its findings through several simple interfaces.

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Area 51 revealed by U.S. government as spy plane's home

In recently declassified government documents published Thursday, the government acknowledged Area 51 in Nevada as the home of the U2 spy plane.

Canon confronts smartphones with the itty-bitty Vixia mini camcorder

Canon unveils the diminutive Vixia mini compact personal camcorder to compete with smartphone video cameras.

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Clockwise 4: Sharing your leftovers

TV industry changes, the sharing economy jumps the shark, cameraphones versus cameras and phones, and Google's latest tablet offensive. With guests Jon Phillips and Armando Rodriguez and hosts Jason Snell and Dan Moren.

Socialmatic unveils $300 price tag for Instagram-focused camera

Socialmatic's slim, Polaroid-branded digital camera will cost $300 when it ships early next year. It comes with built-in photo filters and the ability to printer photos.

Nokia's new Lumia 1020 debuts with 41-megapixel camera

The latest addition to Nokia's Windows Phone lineup is the Lumia 1020, which features a 41-megapixel camera and high-resolution display.

Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

Have a productive picnic: Hotspots, chargers and more for the great outdoors

Nothing wrong with getting away from it all, but how will you find that great fishing hole or post photos of canyons and sunsets unless you bring at least a little tech with you? This gear will keep your gadgets singing 'round the campfire.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Like Lightning!

When Apple's Lightning connector debuted, there was a dearth of available accessories. That's clearly no longer the case.