How Apple’s New iPhone Camera Patent Stacks Up Against Other Camera Phones

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Though Apple had largely helped to popularize mobile phone photography thanks to the iPhone, many would argue that Apple’s camera chops are lagging behind competitors today. Though the iPhone 5′s 8-megapixel shooter does a remarkable job, it lags the marketing push behind HTC’s Ultrapixel camera on the HTC One, Nokia’s impressive PureView technologies, and Sony’s […]

Nokia Already Has An Update to Pro Camera App for Lumia 1020 [Updated]

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Late Thursday ahead of the Friday official availability of the PureView flagship Lumia 1020 smartphone, Nokia had already issued a software update for its Pro Camera app, which allows finer creative controls in the photography process. The much lauded Pro Camera app brings DSLR-style controls to the 41-megapixel point-and-shoot smartphone camera, and it does a […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Back In Stock and Ready for Orders at AT&T

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After it was offered for pre-order, Nokia’s 41-megapixel packed Lumia 1020 quickly sold out on AT&T. The phone will officially be available today, and AT&T will have inventory in retail stores and its website is now listing the Lumia 1020 as being in stock. The phone retails for $299.99 with a two-year service agreement and […]

Images of Sony Honami Camera Phone Leaked Ahead of IFA Debut

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Another hotly anticipated smartphone that’s expected to make a splash in Germany this year at the IFA trade show is the Sony Honami i1 smartphone. The Android-powered device is expected to be a camera-centric phone that will allow Sony to better position itself against Samsung and Nokia in the space. The images were posted to […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: The Camera Phone King

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After much hype and anticipation, Nokia introduced the Lumia 1020 with a lot of fanfare and enthusiasm, and the Windows Phone 8 device doesn’t disappoint. In the days surrounding the announcement of Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone, the company dominated the conversations on Twitter and framed the dialogue around a new experience with zoom on a […]

How to Take a Perfect Photo with Samsung Galaxy S4 Best Face Mode

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 Best Face feature on the stock camera can take nice groups shots by grabbing the best face from a series of 5 photos. When a person takes a picture of a group of friends or family members, and the picture shows one guy blinking, another looking away and a third who didn’t […]

How to Remove an Unwanted Person From a Photo Using Galaxy S4 Eraser

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The Camera app on the Samsung Galaxy S4 will erase annoying objects or people in shots taken using the Galaxy S4 Eraser mode. Sometimes we get a blurry mess behind, or in front, of our subject. Eraser mode will shoot a series of 5 photos and remove the blurry guy walking across the beach in front of […]

Sony Honami Coming By End of Year With Point-And-Shoot Quality Camera

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Sony Korea head Kenji Sakai revealed that his company’s much rumored Honami smartphone will be hitting the Korean market by the end of the year. In recent months, the Honami is also said to be going by its i1 name, and the device will likely launch under Sony’s Xperia branding. A major appeal of the Honami […]

Motion Blur May Be a Thing of the Past for Moto X Photographers

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Motorola’s Clear Pixel sensor technology for its rumored 10-megapixel camera on the flagship Moto X smartphone may help with low light photography while at the same time still employing a fast enough shutter speed to minimize or eliminate motion blur in photos. In a teaser on Twitter, Motorola Mobility posted a series of pictures of […]

3 Always-On Features Coming to the Moto X And What That May Mean For You

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The leaks surrounding Motorola’s hotly anticipated Moto X flagship continue to make waves, and now we’re learning of three new features that will be introduced with the smartphone, including new always-on voice commands, intuitive notifications, and gestures to quickly launch and activate the camera for mobile photographers. The Moto X is expected to debut in […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review

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This year, we’re beginning to see a trend where waterproof phones that fit the active lifestyle are coming with specs that are worthy of a flagship phone, and the Galaxy S4 Active from Samsung, an AT&T exclusive, is no different. Samsung is really diversifying the Galaxy S line, with the Galaxy S4 being the flagship […]

Motorola To Take on HTC, Nokia With Clear Pixel Camera Technology

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The latest player to enter the low light photography space may be Google’s Motorola Mobility, which aims to help consumers of its Moto X phone take images with a new Clear Pixel technology. Coupled with a 10-megapixel sensor, the Clear Pixel array would boost low light sensitivity. And according to Taylor Wimberly of Android and Me, Motorola may […]

Nokia’s Lumia 1020 Grip Case Shown in Detailed Photo Leak

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A highly detailed leak of Nokia’s camera grip case accessory for the highly anticipated Lumia 1020 that will be introduced later today shows that the case helps to improve ergonomics for the phone when used to capture images. With a bulge to improve handling, a separate shutter button to make things more comfortable when shooting, […]

100 iPhone Apps to Supercharge Your New iPhone

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Here’s a list of 113 iPhone apps that will help you have fun, take better photos, be productive, manage a business or personal finances, chase storms (or avoid them) and much more. Like many of you, I am attached to my iPhone. Not only am I an automotive technology writer for this site, but I […]

Why Nikon Should Acquire Nokia

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After sales of traditional point-and-shoot camera models have slumped in recent years, a conservative Nikon imaging company is publicly stating that it’s open to other product categories, alluding at an entry into new form factors for imaging such as through smartphones. Noting that the number of captured images is on the rise while sales of […]

First Images Captured With Nokia EOS Lumia 1020 Posted to Flickr

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Microsoft Windows Phone head Joe Belfiore had posted some recent vacation photos to Flickr that are believed to have been captured with Nokia’s hotly anticipated Nokia EOS smartphone. The Nokia EOS will be the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to feature Nokia’s 41-megapixel PureView technology, a feature that was borrowed from the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 […]

Nokia to Release Camera Grip with EOS to Appeal to Photographers

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To prove itself to serious mobile photographers, Nokia may release a camera grip accessory to its highly anticipated Nokia EOS, which may launch as the Lumia 1020 come July 11. The PureView-equipped phone will have a large and high resolution 41-megapixel imaging sensor and optics by ZEISS, the new branding of the historic Carl Zeiss […]

4 Smartphones With Amazing Cameras to Watch For Later This Year

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The ubiquity of smartphones in our lives, along with ever more capable cameras that they possess, have turned average consumers into prolific photographers documenting life’s many memories. From foodie adventures to your child’s memories, from roadtrips and vacations to wars and world events, smartphone photography is booming and manufacturers are adding features to try and […]