Articles tagged "smartphone"

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The SELDI 7-in-1 wearable video rig simplifies recording POV footage

Meet SELDI, the newest gadget to hit up the photo community for some crowdfunding. This odd contraption is a 7-in-1 wearable video rig designed for action cameras, smartphones, 360-degree cameras, and compact digital cameras.

DPReview on TWiT: tech trends in smartphone cameras

On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte and co-host Megan Morrone about some of the newest tech trends in smartphone cameras.

Verizon follows AT&T, drops Huawei smartphones

Verizon is following in AT&T's footsteps, becoming the second US mobile carrier to drop Huawei devices from its catalogue due to security concerns voiced by Congress.

Red's Hydrogen One holographic super-phone to ship this summer

Red, best known for its high-end cinema cameras, is projecting a summer ship date for its Hydrogen One smartphone. This super-phone's main trick is a 5.7" holographic display, which displays a "better than 3D" image without the need for glasses.

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones as the battery gets weaker

Is your old iPhone 6 or 6s camera slowing way down? Try replacing the battery. It turns out Apple will cut your phone's CPU performance in half once the battery reaches a certain age, to prevent internal damage and unexpected shut downs.

Instagram now lets you follow hashtags, is testing 'recommended' posts

A month after testing the feature with small groups, Instagram has launched the ability to follow hashtags at the same time as they're testing another new feature: a Recommended for You section.

Google launches three mobile photography 'Appsperiments'

Google Research has launched the first three in a series of experimental photography apps based around technologies that are currently under development.

VSCO reveals 'Messages' feature, takes on Instagram's DMs

VSCO Messages allows VSCO X subscribers and free users alike to share text, images, photo editing 'recipes', VSCO journal entries and more.

Freefly unveils Movi iPhone stabilizer: A 'portable, adaptable, and intuitive cinema robot'

Meet the new Freefly Movi, a handheld gimbal stabilizer designed by cinema stabilization pros for use with the iPhone. Freefly is calling this little beast "the world's most portable, adaptable, and intuitive cinema robot."

Snapdragon 845 will bring 10-bit color, faster burst and more to next year's smartphones

Qualcomm's latest high-end mobile chipset offers higher frame rates and a wider color gamut, among other important camera improvements you can expect to see in next year's flagship smartphones.

Samsung's built-in storage chips might make microSD slots a thing of the past

With a capacity of 512GB, Samsung's new UFS chips take built-in storage on smartphones to desktop-PC levels. Will this eliminate the need for microSD slots?

The Huawei P11 might feature a triple-camera that takes 40MP photos

Huawei'e next high-end smartphone could be the first to take computational imaging to the next level with a triple-camera that spits out 40MP files.

Before and after: Shooting Raw with the iPhone X

Photography app developer Sebastian de With showed off the power of shooting Raw with the iPhone X in a recent article, pointing out some of the advantages and disadvantages of the format when using a smartphone.

Have your say: Best smartphone of 2017

This year was a busy one for smartphone manufacturers, with major new handsets released from all the major players. So click through this slideshow of major phones, and vote for your favorite!

Samsung's new W2018 flip phone features a variable aperture F1.5-F2.4 lens

A rarity in the world of phones, the new high-end Samsung flip phone can switch between an F1.5 and F2.4 aperture to capture more of the background when it senses there's enough light.

Nikon's redesigned SnapBridge app adds full manual camera control and 'intuitive' UI

Snapbridge Version 2.0 has been redesigned with a 'more intuitive' and 'easier to use' interface, as well as a few nifty new feature like support for multiple cameras and the full manual control of select Nikon DSLRs.

Instagram is testing a 'Regram' button and other major feature updates

Instagram may soon add a Regram button, GIF support, the ability to follow hashtags, and a whole lot more. All of these features are currently being tested with small batches of users.

Google finally activates 'Visual Core' imaging chip inside Pixel 2 smartphone

The second Android 8.1 Developer Preview finally activates Google's Visual Core chipset that boosts HDR+ image processing and opens it up to third-party apps. Photography with the Pixel 2 is about to get even better.

Moment counterweights let you use add on lenses with DJI Osmo Mobile

Moment just unveiled a pair of counterweights that let you use the company's add-on smartphone lenses while also using the DJI Osmo Mobile gimbal stabilizer, making it the first smartphone gimbal to supports add-on lenses.

Photo Mate Raw conversion app for Android goes freemium

Arguably the most comprehensive Raw conversion app for Android, Photo Mate is now available as a free ad-supported version.

Facebook just doubled the resolution of photos in Facebook Messenger

As the saying goes: A photo is worth a thousand words. And if you're sending that photo through Facebook Messenger, your thousand words now look twice as nice after today's update to 4K resolution.

Moment releases new case and lenses for Apple iPhone X

iPhone X owners can already accessorize their new phone with high-quality smartphone photography lenses courtesy of Moment's new lineup.

RAW Power: An iOS raw editor designed by the former Apple Aperture lead

Former Apple Aperture lead developer Nik Bhatt has designed an iOS app called RAW Power that lets you edit raw photos from your professional camera using your phone and tablet.... color us intrigued.

OnePlus 5T unveiled: edge-to-edge display and a dual-camera optimized for low light

The OnePlus 5T retains many of the 5's features and specs, but comes with an edge-to-edge display and a dual-camera that is optimized for low light.

Polaroid Insta-Share Moto Mod attaches a printer to your smartphone

The Polaroid Insta-Share Moto Mod straps an instant printer directly to your Moto Z smartphone, so you can print your photos as soon as you've captured them.

iPhone X is the world's best smartphone for photos, second best overall on DxOMark

DxOMark has released its iPhone X test scores, and while the phone fell short of the Google Pixel 2 overall, it earned the highest ever Photo category score of 101.

HTC U11+ combines U11 camera specs with large 6-inch display

The U11+ comes with the same camera specs as the excellent U11, and is HTC's first device to feature an almost bezel-less display.

The free Focos app brings more professional looking bokeh to your dual-cam iPhone

The free Focos app turns Apple's fake-bokeh 'Portrait Mode' up a notch, allowing you to choose the type of bokeh you're adding, customize diaphragm shapes, and focus your photos after the fact.

First iPhone X hands-on field test with sample photos

The Apple iPhone X is still a week away from hitting the streets, but photographer Chase Jarvis has one! Here's the very first hands-on field test of the new iPhone X, complete with a few sample shots.

This neural network turns smartphone snaps into 'DSLR-quality photos'

Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed an AI-powered system that they claim can turn measly smartphone snapshots into images that look like they were captured with a DSLR.

Polaroid Moto Mod leaked, straps an instant printer to your smartphone

If you own a Moto Z, you'll soon be able to attach a Polaroid instant printer to it. Check out the unreleased Moto Mod, which was leaked earlier today.

Huawei unveils Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro with Leica dual-cam and AI-powered features

The Mate 10's Kirin 970 chipset with integrated AI processing allows for object recognition, motion detection and automatic scene selection in the camera app.

The Control Room app lets you control Lightroom from your smartphone

This simple app can turn your Android or iOS device into a separate panel that you can use to control Lightroom on your computer without ever touching a mouse or keyboard.

Google's unlimited full-res photo storage for Pixel 2 owners ends in 2020

Google is telling prospective Pixel 2 buyers that they'll get unlimited full-res photo and video storage in Google Photos... but there's a catch. That service will end in 2020.

Throwback Thursday: Google Nexus One

Yesterday Google introduced their latest and greatest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. It's easy to forget that the company has been designing phones for over seven years, starting with 2010's Nexus One.

Google unveils Pixel 2 phones: Adds OIS, Dual Pixel powered Portrait Mode and more

Google's new flagship smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, boast some impressive new features for photo and video nerds: from OIS, to Dual Pixel autofocus and beyond.

Camera+ 10 update brings depth editing and HEIF support

The popular Camera+ app has been updated to make use of some of Apple's latest iOS hardware and software features.

DxOMark: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus as best ever smartphone camera

That didn't last long... The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has officially tied the iPhone 8 Plus as the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested.

The RevolCam adds three accessory lenses and an adjustable light to any smartphone camera

The team behind the Shiftcam lens attachment has returned to Kickstarter with a new, more comprehensive smartphone lens accessory called the RevolCam.

Face ID sensor slowdown could lead to iPhone X shortages and shipment delays

If you're holding out buying the iPhone 8/Plus in favor of the iPhone X, you might be waiting a while. According to several trusted reports, manufacturing issues could lead to severe shortages on launch day, November 3rd.

The iPhone 8 Plus is the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested

With the iPhone X coming out soon, the title probably won't last, but the iPhone 8 Plus is officially the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested, and the iPhone 8 is second.

Google teases Pixel smartphone launch, takes on iPhone X on October 4th

The announcement date is set! Google will reveal their next generation Pixel phones—their response to Apple's shiny new iPhone X—on October 4th. Let the smartphone camera wars begin.

Instagram adds portrait and landscape support for multi-photo posts

The latest Instagram update now lets you share portrait, landscape, OR square format photos in their multi-photo posts. The catch: you can't mix formats.

LukiLink turns your smartphone into an external HDMI display for a DSLR

A new product called LukiLink promises to be a boon for amateur video shooters. About the size of a USB dongle, it allows you to use your smartphone as an HDMI monitor for your DSLR.

Godox's smartphone app can now control all Godox wireless flash units

Affordable flash manufacturer Godox has updated its smartphone app so that it can be used to control all of its wireless X flash units, not just the A1 smartphone flash.

New Nokia 8 smartphone features 13MP dual-cam with Zeiss optics

The Nokia 8's dual-cam combines the image data from a 13MP RGB sensor and a 13 monochrome chip for better detail, improved dynamic range and lower noise levels.

Godox A1 smartphone flash trigger officially released, costs $70

After a popular Facebook teaser and some studio portrait samples, Godox has finally officially released the Godox A1 smartphone flash and flash trigger. Cheap, versatile and innovative, color us intrigued.

Lonely Planet unveils Instagram-like Trips app for sharing travel photos and tips

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet just released a new Instagram-like app called Trips. The app lets you share photos from your adventures and, if you're interested, create travel guides of your own.

Studio portraits taken with the Godox A1 smartphone flash trigger

Godox just released a set of studio portraits captured with an iPhone 7 Plus and the company's upcoming Godox A1 smartphone flash and flash trigger. Intrigued?

Video: First hands-on with the modular RED Hydrogen One holographic smartphone

YouTuber Marques Brownlee got an exclusive first-look at the RED Hydrogen One: the modular smartphone from RED that features a holographic display and can be turned into a full-fledged cinema camera as you attach more and more modules.

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