FCC Reveals LTE Version of Galaxy Camera for Verizon

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In a recent FCC filing, it appears that there may be a 4G LTE variant of Samsung’s Galaxy Camera destined for Verizon’s network in the U.S. Samsung currently only offers the Galaxy Camera with 4G HSPA+ network, of which wireless partner AT&T is now supporting, and an LTE variant would be welcomed for even faster […]

Instagram Coming to BlackBerry 10?

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There’s been some conflicting news about the state of popular photography app Instagram coming to Research in Motion’s BlackBerry 10 OS when that operating system debuts in 2013. In an earlier report, Venture Beat had stated that its sources have confirmed that Instagram would not be making an appearance on BlackBerry 10, but Crackberry is refuting Venture Beat‘s claims […]

Consumer Reports Defends Apple’s iPhone 5 Purple Haze Camera Issue

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After Apple had declared the purple haze or tint occurring with images captured with the 8-megapixel camera on the iPhone 5 being ‘normal,’ it looks like Consumer Reports may have justified Apple’s claims. According to the popular review publication, the purple haze issue isn’t just limited to Apple’s iPhone 5 and is something that occurs on […]

Sony Odin Leads Leaked Xperia Lineup for 2013

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A recent leak reveals that Sony Mobile Communications–formerly Sony Ericsson–is planning a few Android smartphones for 2013 with a device codenamed Odin leading the pack. Details for these devices are scarce at this time, but it looks like Sony will still be putting a good fight in the smartphone war. The leak obtained by Xperia Blog […]

Apple: Purple Tint on iPhone 5 Camera Pictures Normal

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After the iPhone 5 was released, users noticed that under certain conditions, the device’s camera shows an issue with a purple tint appearing on the resulting image. Whether this issue gets blown up as being the new ‘camera gate,’ akin to Apple’s antennagate situation with the iPhone 4’s antenna, is unclear, but at this time, […]

Nokia Lumia 920 Beats iPhone 5 With Video Image Stabilization

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Smartphone-makers are adding more features that make handhelds a sufficient replacement for a digital video or still camera while on the go, including better sensors, better optics, and now image stabilization. Nokia unveiled its Lumia 920 flagship first and promised that its optical image stabilization for capturing non-shaky video is among the best in the […]

Nikon Announces Coolpix S800c With Android Gingerbread

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After several leaks of a rumored Nikon-made camera with Android at its core, the Japanese camera-maker has finally launched the 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix S800c with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, beating Samsung to the punch in the smart camera segment. The Coolpix S800c will be available for $350 when it lands on retail shelves next month in […]

Inside an Olympic Photographer’s Gear Bag

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The 2012 Summer Olympics are set to kick off in London and we caught up with an Olympic photographer about to leave for London to figure out what’s in his gear bag to cover the Summer Olympic games in the ever-changing weather of London. Andrew Weber, is a photographer with the US Presswire who will be photographing […]

Instagram Now Supports the Google Nexus 7

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An Instagram for Android update has brought support for Google’s Nexus 7 tablet which launched last week. The update, which was rolled out today, not only brings support for the Nexus 7 along with it, but it also brings the ability to share photos to Flickr. This is obviously welcome news for those that have […]

Camera Phones Not Keeping Up With Retina Displays

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While smartphones have ushered in the era of mobile digital photography as it was easy to capture and share images on the go, and the quality of the resulting images was often good enough in a pinch. Smartphones such as the Nokia N8, the iPhone, and Android models from Samsung, HTC, LG, and Motorola lightened […]

Nokia 808 PureView Hitting U.S. for $699

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A new Nokia smartphone will be hitting the United States in the form of the Nokia 808 PureView. As expected, Nokia will be making the Nokia 808 PureView, the phone with the 41-megapixel camera, available in the United States. And, as expected, the phone will be coming with a steep price and without an American […]

Apple Updates Aperture, iPhoto, iTunes for MacBook Retina Display and More

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After showing off their new Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display at WWDC this week, Apple also updated their signature Photo organizing and editing software Aperture and iPhoto to take advantage of the big beautiful display, all included in these Apple updates. They two programs will share a single library file format allowing users to […]

Nokia Confirms PureView Technology for Windows Phones

Nokia Confirms PureView Technology for Windows Phones

Nokia has confirmed that its PureView camera technology will be headed to Windows Phones at some point in the future. Chris Weber, Nokia’s U.S. President, confirmed the good news in an interview with Howard Chui of the popular site, Howard’s Forums. In the lengthy interview, which was first reported by WPSauce, Weber says that PureView […]

Gorilla Pod Review: Flexible Tripod is Perfect for Vacation Photos

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The Gorilla Pod is one accessory everyone should take on vacation this summer. This tripod makes it a cinch to take photos of one very important thing no matter where you go: yourself. Travelers often shoot incomplete family portraits, relegating one family member to the task of hitting the shutter. The most typical alternative is […]

PSA: Don’t Use the iPad as a Camera in Public

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Though the new iPad has a better camera than its predecessor, I don’t recommend using it as a camera. Why? It just looks ridiculous, it’s impractical and the iPad can be disruptive in some environments. The iPad is good for a lot of things, but any mediocre point and shoot camera is better than Apple’s […]

Instagram for Android Gets a Nice Update

Instagram for Android Gets a Nice Update

Instagram has been very good about updating its Instagram for Android application and today marks yet another update for the popular photography application. The latest update for Instagram for Android brings a number of fixes along with it that should help to address some of more problematic bugs that Android users have been seeing. In […]

How to Take Better iPhone Photos

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It’s easy to take good photos with the iPhone, but a few tips will help you take great iPhone photos. Because the iPhone is almost always with us, it is the best camera for many users. With these tips, you can take photos that look like they came form a point-and-shoot, not a smartphone camera. […]