Nexus 4 vs. iPhone 5 Camera Shootout

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*+-The iPhone 5 or the Nexus 4, smartphone cameras are the go-to camera for many owners. Both of these phones sport an 8MP sensor, but the iPhone 5 and Nexus 4 don’t capture the same photos. In the camera comparison below, we look at how the LG Nexus 4 compares to the iPhone 5 in […]

iPad mini Detailed in Pictures

A visitor looks over the new iPad mini at an Apple event in San Jose

*+-Apple announced the IPad mini and a collection of new Apple products at a special event in San Jose on October 23rd. The new iPad mini is a smaller version of Apple’s wildly popular iPad tablet. The new 7.9-inch tablet is Apple’s first new iPad product since the line was introduced in 2010. Apple plans to offer […]

How to Remove Red Eye from iPhone photos

Red Eye

*+-Red eye is a common problem with iPhone photos, but it’s easy to fix right on the iPhone. If a group of people are being photographed in low light, it’s almost a given that someone will look like a zombie thanks to red eyes. The reason red eye occurs is the way our eye reflects […]

How to Fix Facebook Cannot Upload Photos in iOS 6

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*+-After updating to the latest software, some iPhone users cannot upload photos to Facebook, encountering a lock screen telling them, “This app does not have access to your photos and videos.” Users that see this message in the Facebook app in iOS 6 won’t be able to upload photos to Facebook from the Facebook app, […]

Google+ Saved My Mom’s Photos

Google Instant Upload Saves Photos

*+-After sending off for a replacement phone, my mom told me the only thing she lost were her smartphone photos, but thanks to Google+ she didn’t lose a thing. When my mom picked the LG Lucid on Verizon for her first smartphone, one of the first things I did was make sure the Google+ app […]

Instagram 3.0 Adds Photo Maps, New User Profiles

Instagram Photo Maps

*+-Today Instagram updated to version 3.0 on iOS and Android, and the update brings a number of improvements to the service. The big new feature in Instagram 3.0 is the new Photo Maps feature. Photo Maps show user’s photos with geolocation on a map. The feature shows photos taken in one area stacked in groups. When […]

Dropbox for iPhone Adds Automatic Photo Uploading

Dropbox photo upload

*+-iPhone users who rely on Dropbox no longer have to worry about their friends with Android having a much better Dropbox app. The latest version of Dropbox for iOS adds the ability to automatically upload photos to the cloud storage service. According to Engadget, the new Dropbox for iOS 1.5 offers the ability to automatically […]

iPhone 5 Photo Renders Offer Lifelike Look at Possible New iPhone

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*+-The iPhone 5 remains a secret, but that hasn’t stopped talented graphic designers from putting together iPhone 5 photos that show us what the new iPhone might look like. You’ll have to wait for the iPhone 5 release date this fall to know for sure, but here is one take on what the iPhone 5 […]

What Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Means for Users

Facebook Buys Instagram

*+-Hot on the heels of Instagram for Android’s release, Facebook announced that it has acquired Instagram for $1 billion in stock options. Instagram is a photo editing and sharing app for Android and iPhone which allows users to apply artistic filters to photos and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Instagram is also a growing social […]

New iPad Camera: Samples from the Wild

New iPad Camera Samples Show Vast Improvement from iPad 2

*+-Apple has a new iPad coming out on Friday. It’s called the iPad and it’s going to be coming with some significant upgrades over its predecessor. One of those improvements is the device’s camera which figures to be a massive improvement over the iPad 2’s. And while Apple provided us with some sample shots taken […]

New iPad Sample Photos Show Off Improved Camera

New iPad Sample Photos Show Off Improved Camera

*+-Apple announced the new iPad, dubbed iPad, today at an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and it’s going to be coming with a number of upgrades over the previous version of the iPad, the iPad 2. One of those upgrades is going to be a new camera that […]

Android Apps Can Also Upload Photos Without Explicit Permission

Android Apps access to Photos

*+-On the heels of iOS apps getting caught uploading user contacts and photos, Google’s Android operating system for phones and tablets is under fire for a similar vulnerability. As it turns out, if an Android app has access to the Internet, it can upload your photos without asking permission. According The New York Times Bits […]

Google+ for iPhone Adds Instant Upload for Photos

Google+ for iOS Instant Upload

*+-Google’s social network isn’t exactly the busiest one at there, but Google is working to make it better with constant improvements. The latest improvement is for the Google+ iPhone app, which brings in some features that have been on the Android app for a while. Those features include Instant Upload, the What’s Hot stream, and […]

HTC Titan battery life and camera samples


*+-In my series showing my transition from Android back to Windows Phone, I have noted that the battery life has been lacking on the HTC Titan. I know the reason for this is that I couldn’t put the phone down for more than 10 minutes. It was in my hand all day for the 1st […]

How To Get iCloud’s Photo Stream Working On A Windows PC

iCloud Control Panel Download Page

*+-Now that you’ve downloaded iOS 5 to your iPad (well, hopefully…) you can sign up for an iCloud account and start syncing and backing up your data across devices. This includes Photo Stream, which automatically saves all the pictures you take on your iPad or iPhone to the cloud and to synced devices. Though iCloud […]

Motorola Droid RAZR and Xoom 2 Surface in New Photos

Droid HD

*+-We’re pretty sure that Motorola is going to be announcing either the Motorola Droid HD aka Motorola Droid RAZR aka Motorola Spyder or the Motorola Xoom 2 at its event on October 18th. Luckily,  both of these gadgets have been fond of making unofficial appearances and today, they have leaked out on camera once again […]

Leaked Photos Confirm HTC Vigor Features

HTC Vigor

*+-There is another phone on the horizon that looks to have the credentials to match up against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Droid Prime for Verizon and the iPhone 5, a phone that is codenamed HTC Vigor. And while we think we’re pretty sure we know that the HTC Vigor is all about spec wise […]

Leaked Photo Shows Off Canceled 7-Inch HP TouchPad

HP Opal

*+-Prior to the launch of the HP TouchPad, we had heard that there was a 7-inch version of the webOS tablet slated to be hitting shelves at some point alongside its 9.7-inch counterpart. Well, before that tablet – codenamed Opal – ever got off the ground, HP decided to kill off webOS hardware meaning the […]

The Ugliest BlackBerry Phone Ever Made (Photos)

*+-There is no way around this. What you see here, a phone that is purportedly called the BlackBerry 9980, is absolutely, positively, the ugliest BlackBerry phone ever made. In fact, I might go as so far as to say that this is up there with the ugliest phones that has ever graced the planet Earth. […]

LG Optimus Note Leaks Out: 4-Inch NOVA Display, Tegra 2, Physical Keyboard

LG Optimus Note

*+-Have you been waiting for a dual-core slider made by LG? If you have, then you’ll be excited to know that a device called the LG Optimus Note has leaked out in Korea and will be bringing some fairly intriguing specifications along with it. What are those specifications you ask? Well, for starters. It’s going […]