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Mar17
VSCO announces $100K scholarship fund for artists

Visual Supply Co., the makers of the popular VSCO Cam smartphone app, has announced the VSCO Artist Initiative which is a $100,000 (~£60,082/~€71,757) scholarship fund 'providing artists the resources to pursue their creative vision.' If you could do with a few extra dollars to fund your art and think you've got what it takes, you can apply on the VSCO website. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 3 Published: Mar 17, 2014 at 17:52
Samsung lens production issues could delay Galaxy S5

With its 16MP ISOCELL 1/2.6-inch sensor, F2.2 aperture, 4K video, reflector integrated LED-flash, water-resistant body and hybrid AF-system, the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S5 looks like one of 2014's hottest options for mobile photographers. However problems in the manufacturing process of the S5's new 6-element lens could delay its release in some markets. Learn more 

CONNECT Comments 15 Published: Mar 17, 2014 at 16:57
Mar14
Google's Project Tango camera specs revealed

We recently reported on Project Tango, an initiative within Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) that looks at 3D-mapping of spaces with smartphones. Today some additional detail about the phone's camera specification was revealed on Myce.com through Google's Chrome issue tracker. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 12 Published: Mar 14, 2014 at 23:35
Apple is on camera-engineer hiring spree

There was one large manufacturer who remained relatively quiet among the flood of smartphone imaging innovations in 2013: Apple. Now the technology giant is looking to hire a range of camera engineers, covering all sections of the imaging pipeline. So by the looks of it, Apple has plans for new camera technology in its future devices. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 87 Published: Mar 14, 2014 at 07:00
Mar13
Samsung explains the Galaxy S5's ISOCELL sensor

Samsung revealed its innovative ISOCELL image sensor technology in September last year, but it has taken until now for the concept to be applied in a device. The Galaxy S5, announced at Mobile World Congress, is the first smartphone from the Korean manufacturer that comes with an ISOCELL camera. Check out the video from Samsung that explains the technology in more detail. See video

CONNECT Comments 45 Published: Mar 13, 2014 at 19:45
Mar12
Instagramer makes $15,000 in one day by selling prints

You still think Instagram is for cat pictures and selfies only? Think again. Forbes published an article on Brooklyn-based photographer Daniel Arnold whose checking account balance was getting alarmingly close to zero when he decided to have a go at selling prints of his images and reached out to his followers. The response was overwhelming. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 130 Published: Mar 12, 2014 at 21:35
Instagram releases redesigned Android app

The Facebook-owned mobile imaging platform Instagram has launched a revamped version of its Android app. There aren't any new filters, frames or editing options though. The most obvious changes have been made to the design of the user interface. It has adopted the 'flattened' look of the latest Android versions and some OEM software. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 3 Published: Mar 12, 2014 at 18:30
HTC One 2014 leaks, comes with 'Duo Camera'

HTC was expected to launch the successor to last year's flagship HTC One smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona but it never appeared. Now it seems that the new model will finally see the light of day at an event on the 25th of March, and rumors point to a 'Duo Camera' that will allow users to 'choose where to focus, highlight what you love, soften backgrounds and add 3D effects'. Click through for more information on connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 25 Published: Mar 12, 2014 at 00:49
Mar11
Mobile tools for the wedding photographer

As photographers struggle with the slumping economy and an ever-increasingly competitive landscape, wedding photography seems to be one of the industry’s steadier income streams. People continue to get married and most hire photographers to capture their special day. And there are a handful of helpful mobile tools to help you run your business more effectively. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 4 Published: Mar 11, 2014 at 08:00
Mar10
iOS 7.1 brings auto HDR mode to iPhone 5S

Apple has released its first major update to iOS 7. iOS 7.1 brings a host of bug fixes and refinements, including support for Apple's CarPlay, interface and design improvements and a new Auto HDR mode to the flagship iPhone 5S. Click through to read more at connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 15 Published: Mar 10, 2014 at 21:36
Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on video shows camera features

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone offers a lot to mobile photographers with a 1/2.6-inch 16MP sensor, video with up to UHD (4K) resolution and a F2.2 lens. Samsung has recently released a Galaxy S5 hands-on video that talks about the camera and shows some of the new imaging features. See video

CONNECT Comments 25 Published: Mar 10, 2014 at 18:11
Mar7
EyeEm to sell user images in partnership with Getty Images

Two weeks ago the makers of the photo app EyeEm started sending out email invitations to their users, offering to pre-register for the EyeEm Market in order to sell user images. Today EyeEm has announced on its blog that it will run the EyeEm Market in partnership with stock image giant Getty Images. Click through for more details.

CONNECT Comments 9 Published: Mar 7, 2014 at 02:01
Mar6
Adobe releases Revel for Android

Adobe has released an Android version of its Revel app. Previously the service had only been available on mobile devices running Apple's iOS operating system. Revel is a cloud-based image and video management service that allows you to set up group libraries that are shared between friends or family members. Revel focuses on privacy, and you have full control over who can see the contents of your library. Learn more on connect.dpreview.com

CONNECT Comments 5 Published: Mar 6, 2014 at 23:58
Mar5
Mobile World Congress 2014: the highlights

2014 is still young but the largest show for mobile devices and technology - the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - has just shut its doors. MWC is an annual showcase of all that's new and trending in mobile technology, and we've been covering the big announcements at connect.dpreview.com. Now that the show is over, we've prepared a short article covering the highlights. Click through to read more. 

CONNECT Comments 13 Published: Mar 5, 2014 at 23:45
Mar4
Camera ready in two shakes: Motorola Moto X camera review

Born from the brief union between Google and Motorola, the Moto X bears several unique features worthy of both names, including instant activation when removed from a pocket and constant attention to voice commands. Two shakes of the handset brings up the Moto X's simplified camera interface, which is where we come in. How does the Moto X measure up? Read our Motorola Moto X review to find out

CONNECT Comments 34 Published: Mar 4, 2014 at 06:00
Feb28
Snapseed features creep into Google+ for Android app

Google has launched an update for its Google+ for Android app, which offers many features found in the popular editing program Snapseed. Most of the new features are imaging-related and make Google+ a more powerful image editing, storing and sharing platform. Integration with Google+ allows continuous editing across devices, and editing is non-destructive. See more on connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 12 Published: Feb 28, 2014 at 23:04
Feb25
Huawei MediaPad X1 takes on Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has launched its 7-inch MediaPad X1 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The MediaPad X1 comes with a 13MP Sony Exmor R BSI sensor in the rear camera and a 5MP front-unit. Imaging features include panorama shooting, 10-level auto-facial enhancement and voice-activated capture. Learn more on connect.dpreview.com

CONNECT Comments 10 Published: Feb 25, 2014 at 19:57
Feb24
Samsung Galaxy S5 adds 16MP camera with 4K video

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, has been announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It features a 16MP camera that shoots 4K video, a 5.1-inch screen and new water resistant shell. Also new is a fingerprint scanner for biometric screen locking and mobile payment. Learn more on connect.dpreview.com

CONNECT Comments 89 Published: Feb 24, 2014 at 22:44
Sony Xperia Z2 brings 4K video to its flagship smartphone

Sony has launched the latest iteration of its Xperia Z-line of flagship Android smartphones. With a 20.7 MP 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor the camera specifications look identical to the Z1 but the new model is now capable of recording 4K video. Learn more on connect.dpreview.com

CONNECT Comments 18 Published: Feb 24, 2014 at 19:34
SanDisk ups microSD capacity to 128GB with new card

SanDisk has announced its new 128GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I memory card. The new card increases storage capacity options for Android smartphones, tablets and other microSD enabled devices, while delivering Class 10 performance, with read speeds up to 30MB/s. It also ships with an SD adapter to use the card with digital cameras and computers. Learn more on connect.dpreview.com

CONNECT Comments 14 Published: Feb 24, 2014 at 18:22
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