PSA: Camera+, which has long been one of our favorite camera apps for iOS, is temporarily free, rather than $2.99. To get the deal, you have to find an ad in the Apple Store iOS app, and then redeem it in the App Store — Redmond Pie's got the full details here. It's worth a shot — even if you decide you hate it, you… » 10/25/14 10:12am 10/25/14 10:12am

Take the Perfect Picture and a Half-Dozen More With This Multi-Shot…

Maybe you're not the most accurate when it comes to snapping photos. Maybe you're always just a little too late, or a little too early. Congratulation on being a human like the rest of us. Window's Research new camera application—BLINK—can give you a hand with that (the picture-taking) on Windows Phone 8. How? The… » 2/04/13 5:20pm 2/04/13 5:20pm

Turn Life Into a Video Game With This Dope 8-Bit Camera App

My whole life people have been calling me "Super Mario." VERY FUNNY GUYS. Well, thanks to Power Up for iOS, my life finally looks like a video game. » 1/17/13 12:20pm 1/17/13 12:20pm

Shoebox Digitizes All Your Old Photos with Your iPhone

If you have a stack of old pictures—like, real pictures from your primitive days—they're probably just sitting around collecting dust. Don't you want to move those pictures to the modern age by digitizing 'em? Of course! Shoebox, an iPhone app, can do it for you. » 10/27/11 4:00pm 10/27/11 4:00pm

Photo Academy App Teaches You How to Be a Better Photographer

You could have a fancy DSLR, an expensive lens, a sturdy tripod, an extra battery pack, heck even a gnarly camera bag but if you don't know how to take pictures, you don't know how to take pictures. Photo Academy is an app that teaches you how to take better snappies. » 9/12/11 9:00pm 9/12/11 9:00pm

Mobli Is a Camera App That Uses Photo Filters Smarter Than Instagram…

Mobli is a camera app/photo sharing service that does a lot more than everyone's current fav Instagram. There's channels that allow you to see pictures from people, pictures by places and pictures tied to a topic/current event. » 9/08/11 2:00pm 9/08/11 2:00pm

Autostachic for iPad: Give Yourself a Mustache So You Can Be a MAN'S MAN

All my life I've wanted a gnarly mustache. But I've been cursed with meek facial hair that makes me look raggedy and childish instead of awesome like a 70's porn star. This changes TODAY. Autostachic for iPad digitally enhances your photos with a mustache. » 9/07/11 6:00pm 9/07/11 6:00pm

Pano for Android: Panoramic Pictures Are Elongated Awesomeness

Do you know why phone cameras are the best cameras to use? Because they're always on you! Okay, aside from that, it's because you get to add gnarly features (like taking panoramas) without having to buy a new phone. » 8/10/11 6:06pm 8/10/11 6:06pm

Turn Your iPhone into a Super 8 Video Camera

There are already a ton o' vintage camera apps for your iPhone but this Super 8 app (which ties in to the J.J. Abrams movie of the same name) is as full featured and fun and free as they come. » 5/09/11 7:18pm 5/09/11 7:18pm

Viewdle Social Camera for Android

Pictures are meant to be shared, right? That's why everyone uploads their pictures to Facebook, tags their friends faces and leaves funny comments for everyone else to see. But that takes work. Plugging in your smartphone, hopping onto a computer, uploading, getting everything right. Viewdle Social Camera for… » 5/02/11 6:00pm 5/02/11 6:00pm

Turn That iPhone Into a Game Boy Camera

Everyone had a friend whose parents bought him everything—including a Game Boy Camera, which could take photos in that lovely pixellated look, and even print them out instantly if they'd sprung for a printer too. Now you can throw two fingers your friend's way, because for $1 you can shoot photos in the exact same… » 3/31/11 7:00am 3/31/11 7:00am

Color for iPhone and Android

Everyday for iPhone

You've seen the snazzy videos where people take a picture of themselves everyday for six years and then show off their hard work in a time lapse. My look at how much facial hair I've grown! Oh look at my new double chin! Those movies take a lot of time and effort. Everyday for iPhone does the same thing—take a… » 3/21/11 6:40pm 3/21/11 6:40pm

Turn Your iPhone Pictures Into Cubist Art

With 3D Photo, a boring 'ol picture can transform into a Picasso-esque art piece in no time. There's 15 different effects so you get more options than just Cubism and you can use previous photos along with new ones to artify in 3D. The app gives you a live preview of the effects so you know what you're getting… » 2/22/11 7:40pm 2/22/11 7:40pm

Instagram App Heading to Android

iPhone users' new favorite photo filter app Instagram is heading Android-way, according to their co-founder. Androiders, start sourcing old typewriters, chipped teacups and cute animals to retro-fit. Plus some friends to share them with. [TechCrunch via Androinica via Lifehacker] » 12/23/10 6:20am 12/23/10 6:20am

App of the Day: Camera+ for iPhone

After getting a bit overzealous with the iPhone 4's volume buttons, Camera+, my favorite iPhone photography app, was booted from the App Store. Thankfully it's back Apple's good graces, and it's just been updated with more photo-fancifying features than ever. » 12/21/10 7:40pm 12/21/10 7:40pm

Your iPhone Takes Stirring Long-Exposure Photos With This Magic App

Sure, you've got your Hipstamatic filters and your ProCamera bag of tricks. But to capture truly ethereal slow-shutter speed shots and lithe light paintings, you're going to need Magic Shutter. It looks pretty amazing, and amazingly pretty. » 12/21/10 9:00am 12/21/10 9:00am

The Hipstamatic War Photography of the NY Times

If you thought war photography on the front page of today's New York Times looked different, you're right. I did too. But I'd never have guessed that it was taken with an iPhone. Using Hipstamatic, no less! » 11/22/10 8:40pm 11/22/10 8:40pm