4 instant photo alternatives for the nostalgic romantic in you

The days of Polaroid are far enough behind us so I’m officially declaring the 2010s the age of grunge nostalgia. The 80s and 90s were objectively balls-to-the-wall average, essentially the quiet desk-jokey of the decades, but that didn’t stop Kate Moss and Angelina Jolie from making it look awesome. Thanks to them and, in many parts, to Taylor Swift, more »

Rethinking photography (As a soulless millennial)

I rifled through my parents’ basement earlier this week in search of something– I can’t remember what– and stumbled upon the proverbial shoeboxes full of pictures. Rows of prints, stacks of Polaroids, and envelopes of negatives filled 10-or-so boxes buried behind the standard pile of old laptops and VCRs. So, of course, I spent hours sitting on more »

CES 2015 Wishlist: The Prynt phone case

The best part about CES is coming home with a wishlist full of prospective tech items that I want for myself, and such was the case for CES 2015. This year’s show-floor was full of innovative products that I’ll be looking to add to my life in the coming year. And if you’ve been keeping up with the tech game for 2015, you know that photography innovations are a hot commodity this year. Thus, the Prynt Case is topping my CES 2015 wishlist.

Suddenly, selfie sticks

I write for a technology website. I’m on top of the tech news pretty much every day of my life. And I hadn’t heard of “selfie sticks” until a week or so ago. It’s a product simple yet so, so silly: A long metal stick that holds your smartphone or camera, so you can hold more »

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.

HTC slices RE Camera price to just $100 for both Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As expected, the lukewarm critical reception of HTC’s quirky little RE Camera likely translated into paltry box-office numbers so far. Otherwise, there would be no reason for the pipe-like shooter’s makers to already take a whopping half off RE’s price. A sudden spurt of generosity could be another possible explanation, we guess, but we’ve stopped more »

Sony to ship 21MP smartphone image sensor in 2015

Japanese technology company Sony has revealed it will begin shipping a new 21-megapixel smartphone image sensor next year. The company is already behind some of the best mobile image sensors, and the upgraded 21MP sensor will only add to Sony’s good reputation in the market. Sony’s Exmor RS IMX230 sensor has a higher megapixel count and faster auto-focus, according to a statement from Sony.

Unlimited photo storage, now for Amazon Prime members

When it comes to stored digital media, nothing takes up more space than my photos. Important documents? It’s been holding steady around 3GB. My entire music library has pushed past 600 albums, requiring only 14.3GB of space. But with all the free streaming music services available, it’s not growing much at all. But photos taken from smartphones? I’m about to break past 50GB very soon.

HTC Desire Eye, Re Camera and One M8 for Windows coming to AT&T November 7

It’s an announcement-packed beginning of the week for AT&T, which is just about ready to welcome three new HTC devices in its product portfolio in addition to Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge, Motorola’s Moto 360 and LG’s G Watch R.

Details emerge for the Oppo N3’s camera

On Monday, Oppo teased the swiveling camera that will be found on its N3 smartphone, and now the company has confirmed some of the specs for the camera sensor. Oppo CEO Chenming Yong has released some information in regards to the N3 camera on Weibo. The camera will have a 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch sensor, and the CEO released a photo comparing the sensor to the specs found in the iPhone 6, One M8, and other high-end devices.

AT&T to exclusively carry HTC Desire Eye, Re Camera also en route to Ma Bell

Well, that surely didn’t take long. HTC barely got through the “Double Exposure” event and unveiled the Desire Eye smartphone and Re Camera, leaving availability and pricing largely up in the air, and AT&T already made the picture complete.

OkCupid explains how to take an attractive profile picture

Admittedly, I don’t have the best associations when it comes to OkCupid. I attribute this to the fact that my friend’s creepy roommate used to browse OkCupid profiles in the dark, and something about it felt like a bad episode of Law and Order: SVU. However, he always had a girlfriend so it was clearly working for him. That being said, I fully support OkCupid’s data collection blog, “OkTrends,” because it uses OkCupid’s dating powers for good! Quite the rarity. In their own words, “we’ve compiled our observations and statistics from hundreds of millions of OkCupid user interactions, all to explore the data side of the online world.” And their latest research-based post was created to help users take better profile pictures.