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Create stunning photos for holiday cards with these mobile apps

Get ahead of your game this year by sending out photo holiday cards to friends and family. Here are five mobile apps to transform images into masterpieces.

Large smartphones get a boost for video, photography

Despite how digital photos from smartphones and cameras can be nigh unlimited, due to being able to delete the chaff, there is value in taking a great shot the first time each time. If not for the sake of photography, then at least to save storage space or time spent cherry-picking.

Selfie addict? Binge with iLuv cases for iPhone 5, Galaxy S5

Love it, hate it, or love to hate it, there’s likely little end to the whole selfie phenomenon. Google search “selfie” and “mental disorder” and you’ll find that it’s quite the topic. Not all of us go through such extremes for personal photo-taking, but I’m sure we all know some who do. Regardless of frequency, posting such personal photos speaks to the human desire for appreciation and notice. We all like it and (fundamentally) need it. Some more than others, naturally.

Introducing our new, special segment: “On 2 Bean Bags”

If you’re like the Technology Tell staff and you enjoy spending countless hours of the day watching video, we’ve got an awesome new segment for you to feast your eyes on. Devon Razey, one of our managing editors, and I have decided to feature cool, new products in our segment “On 2 Bean Bags.” This week, we focus on a pair of POV glasses named Wubblewear.

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Nighttime snooping? Opgal has camera, Android app for that

There is almost no-end to the power and versatility of today’s smartphones. Just when you might think we’ve seen it all, another company pops up with a new set of features. Private eye? Super spy? Home security? You got it. The Therm-App will deck out your smartphone with thermal and night vision imaging.

Motrr Galileo brings motion tracking to iPhones, iPods

We all love to either capture and/or share pictures and video. As the one who is frequently behind the lens, it’s rare that I am ever in any shots. Sure, the memories are there, but those who look sometimes think I just wasn’t involved.

Padcaster Mini turns iPad Minis into videography studios

Although tablets make for ideal consumption devices, they’re quite handy when it comes to creativity and content creation. They tend to have just the right amount of screen size and under-the-hood power to effectively drive image, audio, or video apps out there.

Booq Python mirrorless bag, for the agile photographer

Recently, booq has been on a roll with new bags, backpacks, and cases. Their latest addition, the Python mirrorless, proves that booq cares to have products for anyone and everyone. The Python mirrorless is the ideal go-to bag for the photographer that wants to travel light, but with tough protection for their camera.

meMINI Kickstarter Campaign: Genius or Needless?

Sam Lee, the founder of Wanaka’s Snow Park ski facility, is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project called meMINI, “a wearable camera with the gift of hindsight”. Basically, this camera magnetically attaches to your shirt and captures loop footage of 5 seconds to 5 minutes to be saved straight your smartphone where you can choose the magical moments you want to keep and which to discard.

The secret booth that only the lucky found at CES 2014

CES is an absolute beast to chew through, especially if you’re dedicated to get up close and see as much as you can before the week is over. It’s not just that there are a bunch (i.e. thousands) of booths, but the small ones tend to be especially easy to miss.

Gadgetell Review: Zoner Photo Studio 16

If your notion of photo editing involves more than absent-mindedly slapping an Instagram filter on a photo of your embarrassingly large hamburger, read on.

Booq Python Slimpack, Must-Have Backpack for Photographers

If you haven’t already noticed, booq has been on a roll with releasing new bags for consumers. Their latest, the Python slimpack, is perfectly designed for the professional photographer or up-and-coming shutterbug.