Best Smartphone Cameras: Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia was looking to reinvent smartphone imaging when it released its Lumia 1020 and established a new benchmark with a 41-megapixel sensor. “We want to take people on a journey from capturing pictures to recording and sharing their lives,” said Stephen Elop, president and CEO, Nokia. “The Nokia Lumia 1020 will bring new meaning to more »

Best Smartphone Cameras: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

This unique, smartphone-attachable, lens-style point & shoot is the first in Sony’s new Cyber-shot QX camera series. In fact, it’s the world’s first pro-grade lens and sensor combo that clips to a smartphone, so you can shoot breathtaking, DSLR-quality photos on your phone and instantly share them online. The DSC-QX100 easily connects to your iOS more »

Best Photo Apps

Camera Awesome (iOS) The wildly popular Camera Awesome replacement camera app, by SmugMug, has a low cost of entry into phoneography—it’s free. In addition to a host of composition, filter and editing functions, Camera Awesome does video, including a sort-of time machine; it captures five seconds worth of action before shooters actually start video recording. more »

Picfari Mobile Website and App Target Travel Photography

Picfari launched as a new website and free mobile app that are designed to appeal to anyone who loves to travel and take photos. The name itself is a moniker for a photo-driven travel tour. “For most of us, taking great, high-quality photos of our vacations is just as important a journey as the trip more »

Bring the Power of Photoshop to Your Smartphone with Adobe’s New Photoshop Touch App

The new Adobe Photoshop Touch app, now optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch as well as Android smartphones is here and better than ever. Inspired by Photoshop Touch for tablets, the phone app brings core features of Photoshop desktop software to your mobile device and offers similar touch-based gestures and features. Adobe Photoshop Touch more »

Optrix XD5 Rugged Action Video Sports Housing for the iPhone

Optrix XD5 is an ultra-rugged camera-optimizing system for the iPhone 5 that empowers you to record wide-angle HD videos under harsh conditions. Optrix, designer of action video and sports specialty housings for the iPhone unveils this tough case that disasterproofs your iPhone 5. The XD5 an iPhone 5 camera system built for sports enthusiasts by more »

cooltopia Adds Pro-Level Apps & Social Network Tools for Snappgrip Case/Controller

cooltopia announced hardware integration with pro-level photography apps and social network tools for the Snappgrip, a snap-on camera controller designed to turn smartphones into point-and-shoot cameras with one-handed control. Snappgrip will now work with the 645 Pro and PureShot apps, which provide high-quality image output with a real digital camera feel, and the Eico more »

Create Prints and Photo Gifts with Shutterfly’s New iPhone App

Shutterfly has completely redesigned it’s iPhone photo app to combine photo storage, viewing and photo gift creation in one place—right from your iPhone. Using the Shutterfly app, you can create personalized gifts in minutes.  You can choose a photo and then viewing an instant preview of the photo on one of the app’s 30 gift more »

Tamron Lenses & How-To App for Android and iPhone

Tamron USA Inc. has launched the Tamron Lenses & How-To App for Android and iPhone devices. The app is a handy how-to along with a Tamron product reference guide all on the convenience of your device. This app is useful for photographers who are out in the field shooting and would like a quick tip more »

How to Use Dropbox to Back Up Photos to the Cloud

Phones are wonderfully portable, making it easy to take photos whenever the moment strikes. The problem with phones is that they can be easily lost, and all those photos can go poof with the disappearance of the phone. But what if photos were available through the cloud, on any device imaginable? That is very much more »