In a First, Apple Captures Top 7 Spots in Global List of Top 10 Best-selling Smartphones

Apple iPhone takes 7 of top 10 best-selling smartphone slots

The Apple iPhone had a good year in 2023. New reports indicate that that the iPhone dominated the top 10 sales list, taking 7 of the top slots. Per tech marketing agency Counterpoint this is the first time Apple has achieved this level of success. Further, the top 10 smartphones achieved...
Apple Vision Pro - it's all about feedback and iteration

Even if Apple Vision Pro “fails” (for now), Apple wins

RELATED UPDATE: Apple fans are starting to return their Vision Pros (The Verge) The interesting thing about Apple these days is no one is talking about the latest iPhone, iPad or Mac. Instead, Apple Vision Pro is grabbing a remarkable amount of press. Headline after headline offers analysis of the first...
Top 5 Mirrorless Cameras: Panasonic LUMIX G100

Top 5: Best mirrorless cameras

Mirrorless cameras are still an appealing option for aspiring photographers and enthusiasts. Those interested in learning about core photography principals such as the exposure triangle (aperture, shutter speed, ISO), lenses and focal lengths, and other key elements required to master this occasional black art might enjoy the process better...

Top Camera Gear: Best all-round lens under $700 for 2024

Re-visiting a classic lens: the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 ART. Swapping out lenses on your mirrorless or DSRL camera is one of the joys (and challenges) of photography and videography. But on the downside: weight. Lugging around a bag of glass can be frustrating, especially for travel, documentary and other shooters on the...
Apple iPhone 15 - USB-C, thinner bezels, titanium design

Trendspotting: Apple iPhone is back on top (Report)

According to IDC, Apple is back on top. The iconic Apple iPhone has toppled Samsung, ending its 12-year run at the top. Per the report from the research firm IDC (International Data Corp), Apple took 20% market share in 2023. Samsung didn't trail by much (19.4%) so the lead could be...
Canon EOS R5 is Lensrentals most popular rental

Trendspotting: Canon, Sony dominate camera rental market

At least according to one data source Canon and Sony cameras and lenses are dominating the competition. Lensrentals has released its annual report summarizing the most popular rental gear. As usual, the rental house segments the findings in a variety of ways that makes for interesting reading for those that...
Sony a6000 - front view and shutter button, power switch

Is the Sony Alpha a6000 still worth it?

Should you buy the landmark mirrorless camera that is the Sony a6000? (Spoiler alert: yes!) For a basic rangefinder style 24MP camera that came out in 2014, surely the a6000 should not be on your shopping list? Right?! Well, maybe not so fast. As I recently discovered, though it's nearly 10 years...
Samsung Display to supply Apple iPhone foldable displays (Rumor)

Foldable Apple iPhone in the future? Signs say yes

More evidence is being discovered on a regular basis that suggests that, yes, Apple is indeed likely planning to release a foldable variant of the iconic Apple iPhone. Per Phone Arena (Samsung Display shuffles its foldable unit as it prepares to supply foldable Apple devices) and other tech sites like...
Canon EOS R5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Canon EOS R5: On sale, a superb full-frame mirrorless camera deal

For my money, the Canon EOS R5 is still the flagship full-frame camera to beat. With 8K video, a 45MP sensor, high resolution stills mode (400MP), dual memory card slots, and typically outstanding Canon ergonomics, this is a camera that means business. Best of all, while still a relatively new model,...
Behind the scenes at Scary Fast - will more filmmakers use the Apple iPhone for high profile projects?

Apple’s ‘Scary Fast’ event was also primetime for the iPhone camera

Apple's 'Scary Fast' event was a little unusual on a couple of fronts. First, the timing. Typically, Apple holds these types of events and live streams during the day -- as far as I can recall almost always in the morning. So to have this one at 5pm PT was...