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


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. […]

tiltpod Review: Key Chain Tripod & Stand for the iPhone


The tiltpod offers a nearly perfect key chain tripod and stand for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, a small point-and-shoot camera or and many other small gadgets. I love the mobility, the price and the functionality of this great little accessory from gomite. Born out of a frustration with bulky pocket tripods, the tiltpod is […]

Instagram for Android: A Lesson in Great Apps

Instagram for Android Gets A Nice Update

Instagram for Android, one of the more popular applications on the Google Play Store, has received an update today that squashes some pesky little bugs while shoring up reliability on certain devices. This latest update comes just a short time after the Instagram team brought the popular tilt-shift affect and tablet support to Android users. […]

Nokia 808 PureView Hands On

Photo taken with the Nokia 808 PureView

The Nokia 808 PureView, while not a juggernaut of a device, is certainly one of the more interesting smartphones of 2012. The reason is, it sports an absolutely massive 41 mega-pixel camera with a Carl Zeiss sensor. We were able to go hands-on with the Symbian-powered (you read that right) Nokia 808 PureView at CTIA […]

Instagram for Android Update Brings New Feature

Instagram for Android Update Brings New Feature

Instagram for Android has been outfitted with a new update that brings along a new feature that is featured on Instagram for iOS but has been missing on the Android version of the application since launch. With the latest update, Instagram for Android has been given the tilt-shift effect for supported devices, Instagram doesn’t say […]

HTC EVO 4G LTE: Camera Samples

HTC EVO 4G LTE: Camera Samples

HTC has posted some camera samples shot with its upcoming HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint showing off the capabilities of the camera found on its next big smartphone release. The photos, found on HTC’s Facebook page, show off the ImageSense technology that is found on Sprint’s upcoming 4G LTE smartphone. These camera samples may […]

Always Keep the Normal Photo When Shooting HDR on the iPhone

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The iPhone offers an optional HDR mode, that combines multiple exposures into one photo, to create a single photo with a wide range of light. HDR produces some beautiful looking iPhone photographs, but users shouldn’t turn off the option to Keep Normal Photo, even if it clogs up the Photostream. The iPhone 4S has a good […]

Check Out the First Photo Taken With Google Glasses

Check Out the First Photo Taken With Google Glasses

The tech world has been abuzz ever since Google unveiled its Project Glass, also known as Google Glasses, earlier this month. And while we’ve seen the glasses in the wild, we’re still unsure if they are fully functional. Adding to the mystery today is a photo, taken of Charlie Rose by Google X founded Sebastian […]

Do You Want To Mount the iPhone on a DSLR?


I am not exactly sure why anyone would want to mount their iPhone to their DSLR, but there has to be a reason. Right? Steve Sande over at TUAW shares the Flash-dock, a new iPhone and DSLR accessory that attaches to the hot-shoe mount on the top of most DLSR cameras and explains why the developer of the Flash-dock thinks you need this […]

Instagram for Android: 5 Million Downloads in Under a Week

Instagram for Android: 5 Million Downloads in Under a Week

Instagram, which was recently bought out by Facebook for $1 billion, has seen its Android application top the five million download mark in the apps first six days of existence on the Google Play Store. The milestone, reported by The Next Web, comes after the application saw one million downloads on its first day on […]

Nokia 808 PureView Release Date Pegged for May

Nokia PureView 808 Release Date Pegged for May

One of the more intriguing devices announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress, the Nokia 808 PureView, has gone up for pre-order and it’s expected to arrive sometime in May. According to GSMArena, Nokia’s 808 PureView is now up for pre-order in Italy for around $785 U.S. and while there is no specific date listed, […]

Instagram for Android Update Brings Support for Tablets

Instagram for Android Update Brings Support for Tablets

Instagram has been hard at work on improving its Android application and today, the app has received yet another update, one that brings several bug fixes and also brings support for Android-powered tablets and Wi-Fi only devices. The update comes after the developers of the popular camera application released two significant updates aimed at curbing […]

EyeEm Offers a Great Alternative to Instagram for iPhone and Android

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EyeEm is an alternative for those who aren’t satisfied with Instagram for Android or just want something different with some handy extra features. EyeEm is a photo sharing and filters app that doctors up smartphone photos to make them more interesting. EyeEm has its own sharing service and works with other services, including Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr. EyeEm’s developers […]

Instagram for Android Gets Yet Another Update

Instagram for Android Gets Yet Another Update

Earlier this week, Instagram for Android arrived for device owners. Soon after the app’s launch on the Google Play Store, the developers behind the app released a bug fix update. Still, users were experiencing issues. Well, Instagram listened and it has released yet another update that should help to fix a lot of the issues […]

Instagram for Android: 1 Million Downloads in Under 24 Hours

Instagram for Android: 1 Million Downloads in 24 Hours

Yesterday, Instagram for Android finally launched after quite a wait and in its first 24 hours on the Google Play Store – the new name for the Android Market, the application managed to snatch up over 1 million downloads. This puts the application up there with the biggest app launches in Android history and it’s […]