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 […]

Images of Sony’s i1 Honami PureView Challenger Leaked

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Sony is looking to take on Nokia’s focus on the mobile photography market with its own rumored Honami smartphone, which is also going by the Sony i1 moniker. The device will be competitive against Nokia’s PureView-branded device with Carl Zeiss optics. Images of the device are posted on Xperia Blog. Newly leaked images for the Sony-made, […]

Nokia Trademarks Zoom Brand Ahead of EOS Launch

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Ahead of the highly anticipated and rumored Nokia EOS launch on July 11th at a New York City event, smartphone-maker Nokia has filed for a trademark for the Nokia Zoom branding. The invitation to the event had teased about the ‘zoom‘ capabilities to expand Nokia’s expertise in the camera phone segment with its PureView venture, […]

New Leaked iPhone 5S Images Again Point to Dual-LED Flash Unit

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Following leaked images that reveal the dual-LED flash and a larger battery on Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5S refresh this fall, a new set of images confirm the dual-LED flash, showing what may be the biggest visual upgrade to the flagship smartphone’s design. From what we can tell so far, the iPhone 5S looks identical […]

Sony Honami Xperia Phone Brings Interchangeable Lenses to Smartphones?

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If the leaked specs sheet is accurate for the Sony i1 smartphone, which has a Honami code name and will likely debut with the Japanese electronics-maker’s Xperia consumer branding, then we may see interchangeable lenses go mainstream on an Android smartphone. Sony appears to be leveraging its consumer Cybershot branding to tackle Nokia’s PureView imaging […]

Two New Nokia Phablets Rumored, One With Lytro-Style Camera

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Nokia is now rumored to be working on two upcoming Lumia phablet models, one of which will be released this fall and the second will bring more advanced specs for a launch in February 2014, likely around the time of the Mobile World Congress trade show. These models would be among the first phablets for […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Camera Details Come Into Focus

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is rumored to arrive in late 2013 with a better camera than the aging Galaxy Note 2. Rumors often point to a 13MP camera, similar to what the Galaxy S4 uses. This morning a new photo appeared online with details that point to it originating on a prototype Samsung Galaxy […]

How Samsung Killed the Nokia Lumia EOS Before It Even Launches

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To preface this editorial, I’ll begin by saying that I am a fond Nokia user who have appreciated the camera technology that the Finnish smartphone-maker has brought to market for quite some time now. However, despite my fondness for Nokia’s imaging, which later evolved to carry its own PureView branding, Nokia may have missed an […]

Samsung Eyes Prosumer Market With Mirrorless Galaxy Camera 2

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After having launched an Android-powered point-and-shoot digital camera in the form of the Galaxy Camera, which is available in the U.S. with carriers AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, Samsung may be going after the prosumer and enthusiast photography market with its Galaxy Camera 2. The camera model has been making the rumor rounds recently, bearing […]