You probably take your smartphone for granted: it’s your portal to the internet, an instant messaging machine, a video recorder, music player and, of course, a phone. It’s probably also your primary camera. Be grateful for it: smartphone cameras have come a long way.
Have you ever even touched an ASUS phone? I thought not. But two of the coolest Android smartphones at CES 2015 come courtesy of the Taiwanese computer company.
If you're selling stuff online, a few high-quality photos can really set you apart from the hordes of shady-seeming eBayers and Craigslisters. But what if you haven't got a DSLR camera and a bunch of spendy lenses? HouseholdHacker has a trick that's so stupid simple, you'll slap yourself for not having thought of it.
Today we learned that Ari Partinen, former Lumia Photography Lead over at Nokia, was hired away by Apple. The move could indicate that Apple is pouring resources into developing a next-generation iPhone camera.
Yesterday, Nokia announced to some fanfare its new Lumia 1020: a 41-megapixel, Xenon-flashed, highly tweakable camera that, y'know, also makes phone calls. But how good does the camera on your phone really need to be?
Rumors have swirled about the existence of a Galaxy S4 Zoom cameraphone for the past few months—and now Samsung has officially announced its existence.
Given the ubiquity of the camera phone and their ever increasing quality, there are people who are perfectly content having their mobile device also serve as their only camera. I, for one, would likely experience something akin to severe withdrawal if I had to give up my dSLR and shoot exclusively with my cellphone.
Rumors are emerging which suggest Nokia is planning to launch a "true PureView Windows Phone"—codenamed EOS—some time later this year.
We're not sure what happened to the pro-government Syrian sniper whose pictures, allegedly seized after he himself was captured, but probably not good things. In the meantime, here's the vantage point of one man against a revolution.
Twitter officially arrived when Captain Sullenberger sent US Airways flight 1549 splashing down into the Hudson. Instagram's moment was last week, when forty-nine states—fully ninety-eight percent of American states—were doused with snow.
The developers of iPhone photography app Camera+ were hoping to offer one particularly enticing option: a hardware shutter via volume buttons. But Apple put the kibosh on their plan, saying it would confuse users. The dev's solution? Hide the feature.
Are you a voyeur? Or just a bit nosey? Happier watching from the fringes than in the thick of it? Don't be too hard on yourself: technology may be to blame.
One way to ensure your handset gets seen, LG, is to whack a 12-megapixel camera on it—even if it's probably running on your dated S-Class interface and not Android, like your GW620.
It's a plane! It's a bird! It's a burning UFO! Is it the herald of the apocalypse? Kind of, but not quite. What this is, is a nice photo taken by a very lucky photographer.
Casio's Exilim phone (vaguely NSFW ad here) looks to cram in just about every feature you can get on a Verizon dumbphone, with a few higher-end bonuses: It's military-grade ruggedized and features an impressive 5.1MP camera.
Fortunately, the Pixon's 12-megapixel claim to greatness, which guarantees you nothing at all except for the industry's largest file sizes, is complemented by some decent specs, starting with a 3.1" AMOLED touchscreen, 3G and FM radio.
Set to debut in Europe this October, the Sony Ericsson Idou is a full-touchscreen smartphone with a 3.5-inch display and GPS.