Yes! Google's New Camera App Yells at People For Taking Vertical Video

Google's new standalone Camera app is a sleek and powerful alternative to the stock Android camera. Turns out, it's also a soldier in the war against vertical videos. Try to shoot a portrait-framed vid, and you'll stare down the cold judgment of an icon telling you you're doing it wrong. You've been warned. » 4/18/14 9:44am 4/18/14 9:44am

The iPhone Didn't Kill Cameras, It Made Us Want Better Ones

The Wall Street Journal pointed out today that while sales of point-and-shoot cameras have declined steadily over the past few years, DSLRs and other interchangeable-lens cameras have been doing great. That's right. People don't want to just take more photos than ever, they want to take better photos, with big-kid… » 7/15/13 3:34pm 7/15/13 3:34pm

Nokia Lumia 1020 Photos Spotted In the Wild Are Impressive (If Real)

A pair of photos posted to the Flickr account of Microsoft's Windows Phone manager Joe Belfiore appear to be the first real-world samples taken with the Nokia Lumia 1020. Rumor has it the photography-oriented phone will be announced at an event in New York on Thursday. From what we can see in these images, the camera… » 7/08/13 12:23pm 7/08/13 12:23pm

Today's Smartphone Cameras Are Already Better Than Point-and-Shoot…

The saying is that the best camera is the one that's with you and that's more than often your phone. But phone cameras are getting so good that they may eventually just became the best camera period (DSLRs notwithstanding). And it might be sooner than you think. Already, phone cameras are better than a 5-year-old… » 10/09/12 8:40pm 10/09/12 8:40pm

Inside the Nokia Lumia 920's Camera: A Lesser Form of PureView, but…

Nokia's Lumia 920 flagship Windows Phone looks promising, but the camera isn't quite what everyone was hoping for. Where as Nokia's 808 PureView phone packed a massive 41-megapixel sensor and mostly served as a proof of concept for the PureView tech, the Lumia 920's sensor is 8.7-megapixels, which Nokia says can… » 9/05/12 10:27am 9/05/12 10:27am

Nokia's Insane 41-Megapixel Phone Was Used to Make a Commercial About…

Here's how you know your phone's camera is powerful. If it has 41 freaking megapixels. Here's how you know to trust your powerful camera phone. If it's used to make a commercial about itself. Yep, the Nokia 808 PureView was used to make a commercial about the Nokia 808 PureView. A clever way to see how good (and… » 4/22/12 5:00pm 4/22/12 5:00pm

Video: Sony Ericsson Neo's Interface and Camera Functions Explored

That weird blog dedicated to busting open the Sony Ericsson Neo is still delivering the goods, with a new series of videos showing the unannounced Android phone's camera abilities. There's a handful of clips recorded with the phone, some still picture samples and a quick look at Sony Ericsson's reworked user interface. » 2/09/11 4:20am 2/09/11 4:20am