New Rumors Emerge on Sony’s 20-Megapixel Honami Smartphone Camera

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We’ve recently heard that Sony may be working on a high-end successor to its Xperia Z and ZL flagship Android smartphones with a very capable 20-megapixel sensor called the Honami. Now, we’re learning new information about the sensor, the glass and optics that are being used, and the sensor size. We’re now hearing that Sony […]

Apple Playing Catch-Up With Rumored Dual-Shot Camera Feature on iPhone 5S

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Android smartphone-makers have released a number of high-end camera innovations recently, and Apple is now looking to play catch-up with its iPhone 5S smartphone that’s rumored to be coming in the fall. The next-generation flagship iOS smartphone will come with a dual-shot feature, similar to the Dual Shot mode introduced by rival Samsung on the […]

Sony Xperia Phablet With 20-Megapixel Camera Rumored for Fall Launch

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Sony is rumored to be prepping a 5-inch Xperia phablet that will debut in the fall with the latest specs and a new 20-megapixel camera sensor. Earlier this year, Sony was rumored to be working on a larger 6.44-inch phablet design with a Togari code name that would debut at Mobile World Congress, but those […]

Instagram Coming to Windows Phone 8 When Lumia 928 Launches?

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Popular Facebook-owned photo sharing service Instagram may launch its app for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform alongside the launch of Nokia’s new Lumia 928. New rumors suggest that the app, which has long been rumored for the platform, would arrive alongside several other apps this spring, including Temple Run 2 and Jetpack Joyride. Rumors of […]

Fuji X-E1 Review: A Retro Camera That Inspires

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The Fuji X-E1 is a retro-inspired camera that borrows its good looks from rangefinder designs such as those from Leica. And not only does the X-E1 look good, it also has the imaging power to deliver some stunningly good images, a vast assortment of manual controls that inspires photographers to switch away from automatic shooting, […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 v. HTC One: Feature-by-Feature Showdown Before You Buy

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You’ve probably read extensive reviews of the competing Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Android flagships and are still indecisive about which one to take the plunge on, and we’re here to help. Fortunately, for users looking at either top-of-the-line flagships for 2013 in the Android camp, both are great devices and it would be […]

Latest Leaked Nokia Lumia 928 Shows Boxy Edges for Verizon

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The latest leaked press photos for the Nokia Lumia 928 now show the side edges of the Verizon-bound 4G LTE smartphone. The new design, if these pictures are accurate, shows that Nokia may be ready to trade in its award-winning pillow top design that the company debuted since the Lumia 800 smartphone in favor of […]

Android Originally Built for Smart Cameras!

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Former Android head Andy Rubin had revealed that the operating system he helped co-create was originally designed for cameras and smart cameras, like the Samsung Galaxy Camera, and not for phones. However, due to the relatively niche market and low user base, Android’s team switched its efforts and changed its designs to capitalize on the […]

Nokia’s Lumia 928 Does the ‘Catwalk’ on T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network?

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It looks like Verizon Wireless won’t be the only carrier to offer Nokia’s much-rumored flagship Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 smartphone as T-Mobile is said to also offer a variant of the device. Originally known by its ‘Catwalk‘ code name, the device features similar specs to the current Lumia 920 flagship offered exclusively on AT&T’s […]

Panasonic Bets on NFC, Rather than Smart OS, on Latest Lumix GF6 Camera

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Panasonic had unveiled its latest micro four thirds Lumix GF6 camera with WiFi and NFC, the latter wireless sharing standard is still a rarity on camera systems. The inclusion of NFC is both nice and surprising. Instead of choosing to go with a smart mobile operating system, like the adoption of Google’s Android OS that […]

5 iPhone Photography Accessories for Better Pictures

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The iPhone 5 camera wins the smart phone camera wars most of the time. While the camera works great by itself, the difference between getting a nice snapshot and getting a great photograph with an iPhone might be useful iPhone photography accessories that help improve photo quality. Here are some useful iPhone photography accessories that can […]

Nokia Lumia 920 Edges Out Samsung Galaxy S4 in Video Stabilization Test

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It looks like Nokia’s PureView 2.0 technology on its Windows Phone-powered Lumia 920 is giving Samsung’s Galaxy S4 a run for its money in terms of video stabilization. When the flagship Lumia 920 debuted, Nokia had incorporated–one of the first for its kind–an optical image stabilization mechanism that would allow for stablized video recordings and […]

Y-Cam HomeMonitor Review: Monitor a House via Tablet or Phone

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Y-Cam HomeMonitor connects to a user’s home network via Wi-Fi and records video and audio to the HomeMonitor servers whenever the Y-Cam HomeMonitor senses movement in the person’s home. The company also provides an app and website to keep track of a home while away. The Y-Cam thus makes a great nanny cam. Some users […]

HTC Bringing Novel Ultrapixel Camera Tech to Mid-Range Phones

The HTC One is likely coming to Verizon, just not any time soon.

HTC had recently debuted its new Ultrapixel camera technology on its flagship HTC One smartphone last month, and now the company says that the imaging innovation may be making its way down to mid-range HTC smartphones as well. Rather than focusing on the megapixel race where consumers naturally equate more with better, HTC is going […]

Verizon Will Finally Get a Nokia Lumia With Image Stablization! (Rumor)

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It’s been long rumored that Verizon Wireless will someday carry a variant of rival AT&T’s Lumia 920 (reviewed), and it seems that this may happen soon. A leaked listing of Verizon’s inventory system shows that the Nokia Lumia 928, believed to be a variant of the Lumia 920, may launch soon. The listing shows the Lumia […]

New Samsung Galaxy S4 Photo Samples Tip Camera Features

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A third set of possible Samsung Galaxy S4 sample photos appeared on Google+ this week, offering a glimpse at higher resolution photos that may have come from the Galaxy S4. The latest Galaxy S4 sample photos don’t offer up the most photogenic subjects, but they do offer more detail and a better glimpse at what […]

BlackBerry 10 Not Getting Instagram Love

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It was previously speculated that Facebook’s Instagram photo sharing network would be delivering a dedicated app to BlackBerry 10 smartphones in the future, but now we are hearing that this won’t be the case. According to sources to All Things D, Instagram will not be headed to BlackBerry now, but the source isn’t ruling out Instagram’s arrival […]

Samsung Announces WiFi Galaxy Camera

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On the heels of HTC’s UltraPixel and Zoe Camera announcement on the new flagship HTC One smartphone, Samsung is making the WiFi-only edition of the Galaxy Camera official. The Galaxy Camera is an Android-powered camera that has many of the internal guts of the flagship Galaxy S3 smartphone, but with attention to the camera with […]