How to Take a Photo While Shooting Video with the Galaxy Nexus

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Say what you will about the quality of the camera housed on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but there is no denying that Google packed in a ton of useful features into Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich that make it enjoyable to use. There are also some lesser known features than the advertised ones like Panoramic […]

Smartphones Now Used to Capture Over 25% of All Videos, Photos

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NPD research data shows that smartphone cameras now account for over a quarter of all videos and photos captured. 27 percent of all photos taken are now done with a smartphone, which is up ten percent from a year ago. In parallel with the rise in smartphones used in photography, the digital point and shoot […]

Instagram Almost Ready to Make Jump to Android

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Instagram, which has been an iOS exclusive, is almost ready to make the jump to the rival Android platform as it seeks to grow its user base. The popular photo effects, editing, and sharing app has been noted for its easy to use features in adding artistic touches to casual every day photos, making them […]

Optrix HD Sport Case Turns iPhone Into Extreme Sport Camera

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I’m a sucker for cook photography gear and unique iPhone accessories, so the Optrix HD case for the iPhone 4/4S intrigued me. The case turns your iPhone 4/4S into an extreme sports camera which you can mount on your helmet as you go mountain biking, skiing or other death-defying activities. The case is water-proof, and […]

Gift Guide: 5 Photo Editing Applications to Create a Masterpiece

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As a photo enthusiast, one thing I’d really love to find under the tree would be an awesome photo editing application that helps me turn my average shots into artistic masterpieces. If you too have a shutterbug on your gift buying list consider getting them one of these five applications. The software listed ranges from […]

Gift Guide: Best Point and Shoot Cameras Under $300

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Camera phones turned the world of lower end point-and-shoot cameras upside down, nearly killing off the business (especially for people like the readers of GottaBeMobile who are more likely to have a great smart phone than not). Yet, not all camera phones deliver crisp, high quality images. And even those that do can be a […]

Perfect Photo: Simple and Advanced iPhone Photo Editing

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Perfect Photo may not make your iPhone photos perfect, but you can get a step closer with this simple yet somewhat powerful photo editing and sharing app. The attractive interface and useful editing tools, filters and sharing features gives iPhone photographers more control than iOS 5′s built-in photo editing features.  Perfect Photo replaces my previous favorite […]

Quick Photo Comparison between iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S Cameras

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One of the distinguishing factors between the new iPhone 4S and its predecessor the iPhone is the camera. Apple has upped the megapixels to 8 from 5 and also continued to do work on the optics for the camera, which was already an excellent smartphone camera in the model 4. The camera in the iPhone […]

Instagram 2.0 Arrives for iPhone and iPad

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Instagram has released the biggest update in the app’s nearly year old history and it figures to delight those that are using iDevice’s that are running a version of iOS that is above iOS 4.2.1. Dubbed Instagram 2.0, this major update overhauls the photo-filter app that currently boasts over 9 million users on iPhones, iPod […]

Samsung Shallow Depth of Field Camera Patent Can Give 3D a Boost

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A new patent filed by Samsung for a shallow depth of field camera would utilize two separate lenses to give the depth of field effect obtained from a more expensive DSLR camera. Essentially, the patent application can be implemented on regular digital point and shoot equipment or those found on smartphones, such as Samsung’s Galaxy […]

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide’s Impressive Camera Gets Previewed (Video)

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At the end of June, when T-Mobile finally made the myTouch 4G Slide aka HTC Doubleshot official, it described it as having the “most advanced camera of any smartphone.” A pretty bold claim. Well, now the carrier has presented some evidence in the form of a preview video of the device’s camera in an effort […]

iPhone 4 SLR Mount Snaps Best Instagram Photos on the Block

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Photojojo is offering one of those iPhone 4 accessories that makes a photographer drool and then scratch their head. The iPhone SLR Mount is a special case and lens mount for the iPhone 4 that allows you to connect your expensive (or cheap) SLR lenses to your iPhone 4 for taking the best iPhone 4 […]

8 iPhone Camera Apps to Take Your Photos to the Next Level

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The iPhone 4 camera is one of the best smartphone cameras available, and set to get better in iOS 5, but if you want to start taking better pictures right now, you need to check out these 8 amazing iPhone camera apps. iOS 5 will improve the camera app adding things like composition grid lines, […]

Apple Files Patent That Could Restrict iPhone Camera Use at Concerts

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Ever filmed something at a concert or a live sporting event using your iPhone? Well, if a patent from Apple that surfaced today ever comes to light, those days would be over. According to a report from the Daily Mail. Apple has filed for a patent that will restrict iPhone owners, that probably means iPad […]

Oops: Sprint Says HTC EVO 3D Can Only Capture 720p Video

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We are just a few days from launch and it appears that HTC and Sprint have waited until now to let the public know that the HTC EVO 3D, the phone that we thought could capture 2D video at 1080p quality, can actually only capture 720p video. Period. In a statement made to Android Central, […]

How The Iconia Tab A500 Almost Replaced My Point and Shoot

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As I test the Acer Iconia Tab A500, I was surprised at how much I liked using the tablet as a camera because of the built-in app and the large screen. While the quality of the images is less than stellar, the experience of taking pictures on a large screen is surprisingly good. If Acer […]

Red Pop Brings Back the Shutter Button for iPhone Photographers

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As a person who regularly carries a Nokia N8 to replace a standalone digital camera, my biggest complaint with many smartphones–including Apple’s iconic iPhone 4–is that many of these devices aren’t catered to taking quick, instant photos on the go by the mere fact that they lack a hardware shutter button. When you have to […]

Microsoft Releases Photosynth for iOS

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Microsoft’s Photosynth is a cool App/Service. It allows you to take a spherical, panoramic photo view of a room or a location and view it on the web. Up until today it has only been available on the web but now it is available for a certain mobile device platform. Don’t think that means WP7. […]

iPhone 4 8X Zoom Lens Coming from RCP-Technik

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RCP-Technik is releasing a zoom lens for the iPhone 4. The Rollei telephoto zoom lens (site in German) mounts onto the back of the iPhone using a clasp system that grabs the phone. The lens only has manual focus, but with the large view screen it will be easier to get shots in focus so […]