Business accounts will soon be able to add a booking option to their Instagram profile, allowing potential customers to schedule appointments directly through the app. Read more
Apple's new 9.7" iPad is meant to replace the iPad Air 2 and offers upgraded processor specifications. Proceeds of the limited edition (Product) Red iPhones go towards charitable causes. Read more
With its Android 7.1.1 based OxygenOS 4.1.0 update, the OnePlus 3T's video stabilization is now on the Google Pixel's level. Read more
According to reports, the upcoming Galaxy S8 will use a DRAM layer in its image sensor, similar to what we have seen on the recently announced Sony Xperia XZs and XZ Premium devices. Read more
The Insta360 Air is an Android device add-on that seamlessly connects to your phone and records 360-degree stills and video. For $130, it's an affordable and fuss-free introduction to 360 shooting. Read more
PhotoPills is a very popular photo planning app among iPhone and iPad users. Now an Android version with all the same features as its iOS cousin has been launched. Read more
The LuMee Duo is an iPhone case with integrated LEDs on the front and back, offering a brighter and softer illumination than the phone's built-in LED flash. Read more
With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 88, the Huawei P10 is only beaten by the Google Pixel, HTC 10, Sony Xperia X Performance and Samsung Galaxy S7. Read more
Despite a smaller market share than some of its rivals, Apple is reaping the highest profits in the smartphone business. Read more
The Insta360 Air camera, which attaches to an Android smartphone via a microUSB or USB Type-C port, turns your phone into a 360-degree VR camera. It's now available in the US and Europe. Read more
Samsung's latest mobile processor is the company's first to use the 10-nanometer FinFET process and offers impressive imaging, video and machine vision features. Read more
Minimalist design and high-end components make the Porsche Design Book One a direct rival to Apple's MacBook Pro and other premium laptops. Read more
OPPO has presented an innovative approach to zooming on smartphone cameras that uses a prism and dual-lenses that are arranged at an angle to each other.
The latest Sony high-end smartphones use the company's new 3-layer stacked image sensor for extremely fast readout-times.
The Huawei P10 comes with the same camera specs as the Mate 9 but introduces a new and advanced portrait mode that combines fake bokeh and illumination effects.
The Moto G5 Plus comes with improved build quality and camera specs that are, apart from optical image stabilization, very similar to the much more expensive Samsung Galaxy S7.
The LG G6 comes with an improved version of the G5's dual-cam and introduces the 18:9 display format to smartphones.
A feature previously reserved for advertisers, slideshow-style posts with multiple images are finally coming to regular schmoes like us. Read more
According to an analyst report, the upcoming iPhone flagship model will come with a technology that combines 2D images captured by the front camera with depth data from an infrared module to record 3D information. Read more
Smartphone maker OPPO has sent out a teaser email, suggesting it will launch a smartphone camera with 5x zoom at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. Read more
Apple's upcoming iPhone could do away with the Touch ID fingerprint reader and introduce 3D-facial recognition with a front-facing laser scanner as a security feature to Apple smartphones. Read more
Technology described in an Apple patent application could help speed up the focus stacking process and generate more precise depth maps for portrait modes and similar features. Read more
A research study finds that a majority of smartphone users enjoys taking selfies, but very few people like looking at others' selfies. Read more
Pixlplay is a durable smartphone case shaped like a classic 35mm film camera. With moveable dials and knobs, it aims to teach kids about photography while keeping your phone intact. Read more
Moment is introducing two iPhone 7 / 7 Plus cases via Kickstarter: a battery case with two-stage shutter and a standard case. Both are compatible with a new wide-angle attachment lens designed specially for the 7 and 7 Plus. Read more
Sony's latest image sensor development uses a 3-layer structure and a DRAM buffer for extremely fast read-out speeds and reduced rolling shutter 'Jello-effect.' Read more
A group of photographers captured life around them on the night of November 5th, 2016 with the iPhone 7. The results are now shown off in a a new Apple ad campaign. Read more
Leaked product information indicates that the upcoming Galaxy S8's camera specification will remain unchanged compared to its predecessor. Read more
Selfly is another pocket-sized consumer drone seeking funding on Kickstarter. When not in use, it folds into a compact shape that can be attached to an included smartphone case. Read more
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus can stand up to immersion in water, but if you want to dive deeper with your smartphone LenzO's dedicated underwater housing might be up your alley. Read more
A Sony-commissioned study has found that the top ten future uses for smartphone cameras will include banking, shopping and healthcare, among others. Read more
Bucking the trend for luxury smartphones, the Vertu Constellation offers actual high-end specifications including a 12MP sensor with 4K video recording. Read more
An iPhone 7 Plus has powered on successfully and without any signs of malfunction after spending the night in a freezing river.
You probably know him as that shouty man on YouTube with the big hair, but for the past few months, Jared Polin (aka 'Fro Knows Photo') has been working on a new app designed to help photographers keep track of their gear. Read more
Samsung has revealed the results of its investigation into the battery problems that plagued its Galaxy Note 7 high-end smartphone. Read more
A Siri-style virtual assistant in Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone is expected to perform text and object recognition tasks using the camera. Read more
Seemingly overnight, Americans discovered and embraced Meitu – a Chinese photo app that adds cartoon-like effects to selfies. It quickly fell out of favor when security concerns were reported. Read more
A phone-based DNA-sequencer can help medical staff in developing countries analyze tissue samples and detect genetic mutations. Read more
Samsung has found in an internal investigation that the battery is to blame for the Galaxy Note 7 fires and explosions, and not hardware or software. Read more
Google's RAISR technology, which uses machine learning to produce high-quality versions of low-resolution images, has been implemented into Google+ for a subset of Android devices. Read more
The U Ultra is HTC's new high-end phablet and comes with a new all-glass design and a camera module borrowed from the HTC 10. Read more
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