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Photo of Nokia phone with 5 rear cameras surfaces

Sep 10, 2018 - 7:05 PM

It’s not clear what all the lenses will actually do

NOKIA. The headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia are pictured in Espoo, Finland on April 27, 2017. File photo by Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/AFP

Huawei P20 review: Holding its own with stellar cameras

Jul 10, 2018 - 6:45 AM

While the P20 doesn’t have the triple-camera setup of the P20 Pro, it’s still capable of shooting high-quality images packed with plenty of detail

Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler


China's Oppo enters Europe and U.S. phone market with £999 flagship

Jun 20, 2018 - 3:10 PM

The Oppo Find X is their most expensive phone yet, whose price roughly converts to P70,000 in the Philippines

FIND X. The phone with the peculiar name ditches the notch for pop-up cameras in order to make room for a bezel-free screen. Photo from Oppo


Galaxy S10 and future iPhone X to feature 3 rear cameras – report

Jun 03, 2018 - 3:40 PM

No details are revealed as to what the third sensor would do for the rumored phones

THREE-CAMERA PHONES. Samsung and Apple to be said to be working on their iteration of a phone setup with 3 rear cameras. Screen shot from Huawei website.

WATCH: Capturing the colors of Binondo with the Polaroid One Step 2

Feb 10, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The Rappler Challenge continues – this time with colored film

POLAROID CHALLENGE. The instant camera is put to the test in Binondo. Rappler screenshot

PNP wants 12,476 livestream-capable body cameras by June

Feb 05, 2018 - 2:45 PM

The police organization also wants computer sets, docking stations, and body camera streaming systems by midyear

BODY CAM. A Pasig police officer wears a local-government-issued body camera. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

P334 million at stake as PNP opens bidding for body cameras

Feb 03, 2018 - 8:22 PM

The PNP plans to roll out body cameras by June 2018

SMALL GADGET, BIG BUDGET. The PNP allocates a third of a billion pesos for body cameras. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Why did PNP buy bomb-sniffing dogs instead of body cameras?

Feb 01, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Body cameras seem to be the more logical purchase, so why did the PNP opt to get dogs instead?

PUPS PRIORITIZED. The PNP presents newly acquired K-9 dogs in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Will body cameras solve alleged police abuse in the drug war?

Jan 27, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The PNP's latest initiative, which it prepares to roll out in 2018, involves more than just strapping another gadget to cops who conduct raids and arrests

Duterte in India, Gadon files complaint vs Sereno, PDEA requires body cameras | Evening wRap

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:36 PM

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PDEA changes mind, requires body cameras in drug war

Jan 26, 2018 - 3:01 PM

'Agents and witnesses, particularly media representatives shall mandatorily wear body cameras,' says a PDEA order dated January 22

NEW ORDER. PDEA chief Director General Aaron Aquino presents seized contraband to the media. PDEA photo

Senate panel seeks Divina disbarment, Dela Rosa on body cameras, Licuanan on resignation| Evening wRap

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:12 PM

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Police in Manila, Davao among first to get body cameras for drug war

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:02 PM

PNP Director for Operations Camilo Cascolan says only 100 units of the gadget have been delivered. The police nationwide need 37,000.

BODY CAM. A Pasig police officer wears a local-government-issued body camera. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

PNP to require body cameras once all police stations have at least one

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:01 PM

'Magkakaron tayo ng policy: No anti-drug operations without body-worn camera na naka-on,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa

IT TAKES TIME. PNP chief Dela Rosa asks for patience in requiring body cameras for cops. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Body cameras not required, just 'encouraged' in new drug war rules

Jan 23, 2018 - 1:55 PM

'When available, the use of [a] body camera and other gadgets to record all anti-illegal drugs operations is encouraged,' says the Philippine National Police

BODY CAM. A Pasig police officer wears a local-government-issued body camera. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

GoPro considers selling company after weak holiday sales

Jan 09, 2018 - 10:59 AM

The action camera manufacturer also cuts staff and announces plans to exit the drone business

HOLDING ON. GoPro, makers of the eponymous action cameras seen here, goes through tough times after holiday sales disappoint. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP


Dela Rosa looking for donors to fund PNP body cameras

Dec 18, 2017 - 3:40 PM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa searches for 'well-meaning Filipinos' who are willing to donate to the police force

READY TO ACCEPT. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says he has been raising funds himself to buy body cameras for cops. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 7, 2017

Dec 07, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

At Camp Crame on Monday, December, 4, 2017, One Thousand seventy six Policemen gather in front of the Grandstand during the Closing Ceremony "Focused Reformation/Reorientation and Moral Enhancement for Police Officer in Line with Internal Cleansing Efforts" Class 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Robredo on CPP-NPA, Calida in SC oral arguments, Trump on Jerusalem | Evening wRap

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:23 PM

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PNP drug enforcement chief: No need for body cameras, we have God

Dec 06, 2017 - 1:58 PM

(UPDATED) 'Our camera as policemen is God,' says PNP Drug Enforcement Group chief Joseph Adnol

DRUG ENFORCEMENT CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Joseph Adnol talks to reporters in Camp Crame. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: x4 Selfies

Nov 06, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Google shows off Clips, its smart camera

Oct 05, 2017 - 1:51 AM

The Google Clips smart camera aims to mix artificial intelligence, hardware, and software

GOOGLE CLIPS. Screen shot from Google livestream.

GoPro announces Hero 6 and spherical cam Fusion

Sep 29, 2017 - 10:35 AM

The new cameras arrive as GoPro faces intense pressure from low-cost competition in the mini-camera market

FUSION. The new line boasts spherical lenses to capture surroundings. Photo from GoPro


Trillanes, Aguirre, PNP | Evening wRap

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:28 PM

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PNP to buy 37,000 body cameras if Congress allows

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:13 PM

This comes as the rise in killings has bothered the nation and its legislators to question the legitimacy of police operations

BODY CAMERAS EYED. PNP plans on buying 37,000 cameras for 190,000 cops. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DILG OIC backs police body cameras but not from CHR funding

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:48 PM

Body cameras protect both victims of police operations gone wrong and the police personnel themselves, says DILG officer-in-charge Catalino Cuy

Huawei takes aim at Samsung Note 8 with #beyondthegalaxy posts

Aug 25, 2017 - 1:56 PM

One tweet says Welcome to the Dual Camera Family – a possible reference to Samsung s first dual cam phone the Galaxy Note 8

#BEYONDTHEGALAXY. The hashtag appears below the upcoming Mate 10 (far right), a reference to Samsung's Galaxy phones. Image from Huawei Australia/Twitter

Customs, Dela Rosa, Cayetano | Evening wRap

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:21 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Dela Rosa backs body cameras for cops

Aug 22, 2017 - 3:29 PM

The top cop changes his tune on the proposal amid outrage over the killing of Kian delos Santos

YES TO BODY CAMS. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa gives a press briefing at the PNP National Headquarters. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

New Sony flagship camera, A9, launched at P239,999 in PH

Jun 20, 2017 - 2:21 PM

The camera will be available on July 1 In the US the A9 was launched at 4 500 in May 2017

NEW FLAGSHIP. Sony's new camera targets pros that shoot fast action. Screenshot from Sony

Lawmakers want to require dash cams in PUVs, gov’t cars

May 20, 2017 - 9:30 AM

If the bills become law violators will face a maximum fine of P50 000 and or be penalized with a suspension of franchise

DASHBOARD CAMERA. Lawmakers want to require the use of dashboard cameras or 'dash cams' in all public utility vehicles, government cars, as well as emergency vehicles. File photo taken from niceguynic's video

Swiss test wireless cameras to monitor newborns' vital signs

Apr 10, 2017 - 7:26 PM

The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90 of cases mainly set off by the baby s movement

WATCH: PH launch of the Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The Zenfone 3 Zoom is a dual lens smartphone with a higher than average 5000 mAh battery

ON-TREND. The Zenfone 3 Zoom joins a list of phones with a 2-lens system. Illustration by Asus

Oppo F3 Plus to arrive on April 1 for P23,990

Mar 24, 2017 - 12:48 PM

The follow up to the popular F1 phones now come equipped with dual front facing cameras

The Year In Tech: Must-haves for the photography enthusiast

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:26 AM

For the budding lensman here are the devices that came out in 2016 you might want to check out

A photographer's take on the Sony Xperia XZ

Dec 13, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Does the camera on Sony s flagship live up to its promise? To find out we have a talented lensman play around with the device for a month

5 tips for shooting the supermoon

Nov 14, 2016 - 7:45 PM

How to get good photos of the supermoon using just your smartphone camera

An unusually large and bright Moon -the closest "supermoon" to Earth in 68 years- adorns the night sky in Santiago on November 13, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BERNETTI

Quiz: Which camera phone suits you?

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Answer our poll to reveal your camera phone preference

The Asus Zenfone 3's camera aspires to be a do-it-all

Oct 24, 2016 - 5:18 PM

The mid range Zenfone 3 s feature rich camera keeps premium phone makers on their heels We put it through its paces with a little bit of food photography

Canon launches the 5D Mark IV in PH

Sep 30, 2016 - 1:10 PM

The pro camera is set to continue its positive reputation among pros and serious photography enthusiasts

MARK IV. The newest in Canon's pro 5D series arrives in the Philippines.

6 gadgets worth spending on during payday

Sep 30, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Get your hard work’s worth with these useful and handy gadgets

GoPro captures action from the sky with Karma drone

Sep 20, 2016 - 10:32 AM

The action cam maker also reveals the Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session – ultra high definition GoPros with voice control

BOC employee caught on camera accepting money – Faeldon

Sep 05, 2016 - 5:40 PM

The unnamed employee who conducted the suspicious transaction in his office is the first to be spotted through the Bureau of Customs new CCTV cameras

To go with Philippines-corruption-customs-tax,FOCUS by Cecil MORELLA In this photo taken on August 20, 2014, trucks driving past rows of cargo containers at the port in Manila. Standing near mountains of goods destined to be smuggled through the Philippines' biggest port, the nation's customs chief admits that being on the frontline of the president's war on graft is overwhelming. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

BOC to install CCTV cameras in Manila port offices in 30 days

Aug 22, 2016 - 3:20 PM

After 30 days citizens should be able to view online all transactions being done in Manila ports says Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon

MONITORING MANILA PORT. The Manila International Container Terminal will soon have more CCTV cameras. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

PlayStation VR in the Philippines: What it is, where to pre-order

Jul 29, 2016 - 9:59 AM

Here s what you need to know about the PlayStation VR ahead of time in case you re interested in trying out virtual reality gaming

PlayStation VR heading to PH in October

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The PlayStation VR unit will cost P22 900 and there will also be a bundle with the PlayStation Camera for P25 290

WATCH: Kobe Bryant in hilarious hidden camera prank on 'Ellen'

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:33 AM

Kobe tells a doctor about his sweating problem in this hidden camera prank

SWEAT ISSUES. Kobe Bryant pranks a doctor on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' by telling her he has an excessive sweating problem. Screengrab from ellentv.com

Customs: Lifestyle check ordered on anti-CCTV workers’ leader

Apr 13, 2016 - 8:19 PM

Rommel Francisco of the Bureau of Customs Employees Association has said customs workers wouldn t accept bribes if they got salary raises and full benefits

CLEANING UP. Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina is 'alarmed' by a statement of the Port of Manila workers' leader indicating they accept bribes in addition to their salaries.

Leica earns record sales ahead of new partnership with Huawei

Apr 05, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Leica succeeds in rejuvenating its brand without losing its luxury image

LEICA. Leica earns record sales of more than 365 million euros ($415 million). Image from Leica website.

LTO urged: Require installation of dashboard cameras

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:09 PM

In a Change org petition automotive journalist James Deakin says this is the simplest most cost effective way for motorists to protect themselves

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT. The screenshot of the video shows the driver of the Innova trying to flee after hitting a motorcycle driver. Screengrab from niceguynic's video.