Tag: Webcam

Microsoft To Release 4K Webcams For Xbox One In 2019

Microsoft is planning to release new webcams next year, and one of them is going to support its Windows Hello authentication system. They might even borrow a feature found on Kinect and work on Xbox One.

Microsoft December 24, 2018

The New Razer Kiyo Webcam Has A Built-In Selfie Light So Gamers Can Look Pretty While Streaming

Razer unveils made-for-streaming accessories including the Kiyo webcam and the Seiren X microphone. Each retailing for $99.99, they’re perfect for beginning streamers, and the webcam even has a ring light.

Gadgets October 21, 2017

Logitech Unveils ‘Brio,’ The World’s First 4K Webcam With HDR And Windows Hello Support

Logitech has just released its best webcam yet, called the Brio, which features 4K recording with HDR Support. Available now, the device retails for $199.

Gadgets February 8, 2017

Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam Is Designed For Serious YouTube, Twitch Streamers

Logitech announced its C922 Pro Stream Webcam today, a follow-up to the C920. It's aimed primarily at Twitch and YouTube streamers, and it features 1080p recording at 30 fps, with an option for 720p at 60 fps, among other things.

Gadgets September 30, 2016

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update Broke Millions Of Webcams: What Is Microsoft Doing About It?

The Windows Anniversary Update, which Microsoft launched earlier in the month, has broken millions of third-party USB webcams. Microsoft is planning to release a partial fix next month, but there are some things that users can try while waiting.

Microsoft August 20, 2016

YouTube Webcam Capture Turning Off Come Jan. 16 Because No One Really Uses It

Google finally decided to turn off its YouTube Webcam Capture feature, explaining that it was rarely used and its technology is no longer supported. Come Jan. 16, 2016, Webcam Capture will no longer be an option on YouTube.

Apps/Software December 14, 2015

What Is The Gävle Yule Goat, And Why Do Vandals Keep Burning It Down?

In the city of Gävle, Sweden, there's a tradition of building a gigantic Yule Goat out of straw. Unfortunately, there's also a tradition of illegally setting the Yule Goat on fire and burning it to the ground.

Internet Culture December 19, 2014

Watch Out! Your Webcam May Have Been Hacked by a Russian

A website based in Russia was discovered to be broadcasting thousands of live feeds that were coming from hacked webcams and other Internet-connected devices.

Internet November 22, 2014

Turn Off Those Webcams, Baby Monitors as the World Is Watching

A Russian website syndicates hundreds of thousands of feeds from webcams located in 152 countries. The site claims to point out a common security vulnerability, but privacy watchdogs want the site shuttered immediately.

Internet November 20, 2014

Russian Website Streaming Footage from Hacked Webcams to Make a Point

Tip of the day: don't use your webcam's default password.

Internet Culture November 20, 2014

Bear cams in Alaska let you spy on nature

An Alaskan webcam has been set up to film bears living life for the Internet audience.

Internet Culture July 4, 2014

Baby eagle's death on webcam hits viewers hard

Despite outcry from webcam viewers, officials decline to interfere to save dying eaglet in nest. Nature must be allowed to take its course, they say.

Earth/Environment June 27, 2014

Oh, the nerve!: GCHQ used the webcam to spy on Yahoo chat users when they were nude

If you have been having some sexy chats over Yahoo in the last few years, the GCHQ of Britain might have your nude photo on file. The NSA might have access to it, too.

Internet March 1, 2014

Watch out: Your MacBook webcam may be spying on you

Researchers say that hackers can spy on you using the webcam on your Apple MacBook.

Computers December 19, 2013

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