Instagram Founder: Your Photos Are Your Photos

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After an enormous backlash from users who believed that the company’s change of its Terms of Service would permit it to sell user photos, Instagram founder Kevin Systrom has clarified the company’s new policy saying that the photos users upload to Instagram are their photos and that the company will not, as was previously thought, […]

Instagram Alternative: Your Photos Are Yours on Streamzoo

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If you’re looking for an Instagram alternative after finding out the photo sharing site can use your Instagram photos in ads without your permission or without payment for using your photos, you’re not alone. Photo filter apps are a dime a dozen these days, but one of the best Instagram alternatives is Streamzoo. Even better, you can […]

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 […]