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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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
Tip of the day: don't use your webcam's default password.
Internet Culture November 20, 2014
An Alaskan webcam has been set up to film bears living life for the Internet audience.
Internet Culture July 4, 2014
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
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
Researchers say that hackers can spy on you using the webcam on your Apple MacBook.
Computers December 19, 2013