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Woven app puts photos from mobile devices on Samsung Smart TVs
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The free app for iOS and Android allows for easy in-home photo sharing.

Friday, November 30, 2012
Old Razr photos fodder for new book
5

Artist found photos on old, resold Razr phones and collected them for a book.

Friday, November 30, 2012
CNET: How smartphones are changing weddings
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What are the benefits of “unplugged” weddings?

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Landscape photography: tips for your smartphone
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Learn to take better landscape shots with your mobile device.

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Adobe Photoshop Touch app updated for smaller tablets
6

App update aimed at iPad Mini and Nexus 7 users.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
500px releases iPhone app
7

Photo sharing platform expands mobile platform offerings with app for iPhone.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Will.i.am debuts i.am+ iPhone accessory line
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Product promises to turn 8MP smartphone into 14MP camera.

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Mobile accessory review: Gary Fong Flip-Cage with iPhone 4/4S Mount
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Our reviewer looks at Gary Fong's iPhone accessory.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Interview with Mobile Photography Awards founder
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Learn more about the annual awards from Daniel Berman.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Mexican indie band makes music video entirely from Instagram photos
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Four-minute long video is made up of 1,905 Instagram shots.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Apple claims throne as mobile king
15

Google loses market share while Android users show disengagement.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Lifelogging camera surpasses Kickstarter goals
1

Memoto has earned 10 times its goal, continues seeking funds for added features.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Olloclip releases iPhone 5 lenses
3

The tiny kit features a wide angle, fisheye and macro lens.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Mashable looks at the Lumia 920 camera sensor
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Nokia sends tech blog the 8.7-megapixel camera hardware.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Upgrading may be part of the art of mobile photography
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One mobile photographer makes the jump from an iPhone 3GS to the iPhone 5.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Triggertrap app free until the end of the year
1

Mobile app for Android and iOS helps trigger camera wirelessly in more than a dozen ways.

Monday, November 26, 2012
Hipstamatic magazine comes to iPhone, web
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Snap now available for your phone and computer, as well as your iPad.

Monday, November 26, 2012
Head of Nokia’s digital imaging departs for Land Rover/Jaguar
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Damian Dinning lead Nokia through the development of PureView.

Monday, November 26, 2012
Shoppers spend over $1 billion online during Black Friday
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Sales-seekers didn’t wait until Cyber Monday to score deals from Internet retailers.

Monday, November 26, 2012
BBC: Lomography turns 20
7

Film fans look back at two decades of lomography photography.

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Instagram has record-breaking turkey day
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Users upload over 10 million photos on Thanksgiving.

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Retailers sell out of popular phones on Black Friday
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Lumia 920 sells out on Amazon, T Mobile out of Nexus 4 devices

Friday, November 23, 2012
Agence-France Presse: Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market
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Compact camera sales drop over the past year as mobile photography gains popularity.

Friday, November 23, 2012
Will.i.am wants to turn your iPhone into a 'genius phone'
4

Accessory will make iPhone photos 14 megapixels, the singer claims.

Friday, November 23, 2012
Simple Photo Tips: 6 steps to sharper photos
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Nothing ruins a special moment like a blurry photo. Follow these simple steps to start getting sharper pictures today.

Friday, November 23, 2012
Staying in touch with mobile photography
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A brother and sister find mobile photography keeps them connected.

Thursday, November 22, 2012
Instagram introduces its own badges
1

Badges link your Instagram web profile from your blog or website. 

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Mobile photography: Built on community
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One mobile photographer takes a look at the community aspect of the art.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
App roundup: Let's get lo-fi
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You don't have to get fancy; these lo-fi apps let you keep it simple.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Printicular update sends square images straight to Walgreens
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Android users may order prints from phone, update includes 4x4 format.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Facebook’s Photo Sync automatically uploads photos from your phone
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Photo Sync uploads your photos privately so you can share them later; now testing for iOS. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Hands-on with Android 4.2's Photo Sphere
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We immerse ourselves into Android 4.2's new Photo Sphere feature, which stitches 360° panoramas out of a large number of individual frames. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Hipstamatic gets gangster
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New film 'Gangster Squad' inspires lens, film and camera case with film noir feel.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
3D photobooth opens in Japan
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The 3D scanner/printer makes tiny figurines of gallery patrons.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Mobile Photography Awards accepting entries
2

Photographers can win cash prizes for their smartphone shots.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Travel photo sharing app Jetpac gets an update
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Version 2.0 improves navigation on the free app.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Cyber sales for mobile photographers
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Retailers drop prices for holiday shoppers.

Monday, November 19, 2012
Samsung announces tiny 64GB memory chip for slim smartphones
1

Samsung shrinks its embedded multimedia cards to keep up with thinning design trends.

Monday, November 19, 2012
Holiday cyber shopping should be busy
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“Smartphone Thursday” joins Cyber Monday for holiday shopping.

Monday, November 19, 2012
New Android version out for PostalPix app
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Postal Pix now available through Google Play.

Monday, November 19, 2012
iFixit tears down the Nexus 4
2

What's inside the new Google phone? 

Saturday, November 17, 2012
Is photography dead? Infographic explores the question
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Fun look at major milestones in the history of photography.

Friday, November 16, 2012
Free apps: Don't miss these downloads, starting Monday
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Get CameraXE, GridFilter, iSupr8 and more free for iOS.

Friday, November 16, 2012
App review: Uber Iris Pro for Android
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Uber Iris Pro is a new app for Android that offers basic retouching functions and 55 effect filters.

Friday, November 16, 2012
Twitter taking photo-centric turn
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Twitter highlighting images now more than ever.

Friday, November 16, 2012
500px expands licensing options
1

500px rolls out Creative Commons licensing for users.

Friday, November 16, 2012
Instagram for advertising
3

How companies are using Instagram to connect with their audience.

Friday, November 16, 2012
Remembering the days of 1.3 megapixels: Joel Grey interview
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Cell phone photography pioneer Joel Grey explains how he started shooting with his Nokia 133 in this video.

Friday, November 16, 2012
Corbis acquires citizen photojournalism agency Demotix
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Demotix, “the freelancer’s AP,” is now part of image licensing giant Corbis.

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Wired.com: VII Photo Agency director praises mobile photography
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Stephen Mayes on mobile photography: “pure implementation of the digital phenomenon.”

Thursday, November 15, 2012
App review: Photo Editor by Aviary for Android and iOS
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Read our full review of this multi-platform editor.

Thursday, November 15, 2012
MacWorld iPhoneography presentation sneak peek
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Jack Hollingsworth shares his iPhoneography conversion experience.

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Study shows app users ripe for physical photo purchases
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An untapped market may await photo app makers.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Software Technique: Out on a Limb
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Learn how mobile photographer Natalie Maddon manipulates her ethereal images. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Chirpify turns Instagram comments to online purchases
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Service links PayPal and Instagram for digital purchases, donations and sales.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Connect contest winner announced!
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Congratulations to Sudeep Mehta, winner of our $5,000 top prize.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Mobile photography finds a place in the fine arts world
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Is a cell phone aesthetic emerging as the genre gains a footing in the fine arts realm?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
GoPro releases app for Android
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New app allows users to control  GoPro cameras from Android devices.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Largest exhibition of mobile photography in Paris opens Nov. 21
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18 photographers on display at the Bastille Design Center.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Insta-scams attract followers with promise of free burritos
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Don’t be fooled by Instagram phishing scams.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Samsung releases Galaxy Camera code, Android experts start hacking
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Can hackers turn the Galaxy Camera into a phone?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Dronestagram turns Instagram feed into political statement
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London-based writer takes to Instagram to show the targets of U.S. drone attacks.

Monday, November 12, 2012
Triggertrap now offers Wi-Fi control for remote shutter trigger
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New Triggertrap app update allows for shutter release via Wi-Fi.

Monday, November 12, 2012
Business Insider: Apple starting production of iPhone 5S in December
5

After tales of hardware problems, Apple is reportedly pushing the release of the iPhone 5S.

Monday, November 12, 2012
AT&T selling Samsung Galaxy Camera for $500 starting Nov. 16
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The Android-running point and shoot will be available in the U.S. later this week.

Monday, November 12, 2012
Photos surface of ZTE’s Nubia Z5
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Smartphone fans speculate about Chinese manufacturer’s 13-megapixel smartphone.

Monday, November 12, 2012
Sony’s water-resistant Xperia Advance to come to the U.S.
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The Xperia Advance is water resistant and packs a 5-megapixel camera.

Monday, November 12, 2012
BlackBerry 10 to be released on January 30, 2013
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RIM’s latest operating system to be unveiled with two new smartphones.

Monday, November 12, 2012
iPhone photography for real tweeters
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Bird Photo Booth snaps close ups of fleeting flyers with an iPhone, a wireless trigger and some birdseed.

Monday, November 12, 2012
Quick Review: Swirl your hashtagged images from Instagram and Twitter
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App displays images from Twitter and Instagram according to hashtag. 

Friday, November 9, 2012
Transcend releases new Wi-Fi memory card
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Another option for connecting your digital camera wirelessly.

Friday, November 9, 2012
Simple Photo Tips: Square format images
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The square format image is enjoying a resurgence thanks to apps like Instagram and Hipstamatic. Learn how to start using it in your own photography.

Friday, November 9, 2012
Mobile accessory review: Jelly Lenses
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Jelly Lenses are self-adhesive lenses for your smartphone. Which of the 14 different varities is worth playing with? 

Friday, November 9, 2012
Photographer puts a GoPro in bride’s bouquet for a unique wedding video
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Photographer Ben Horne captured his own wedding from his bride's perspective.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Blackberry 10 passes U.S. security clearance
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Blackberry's latest mobile operating system cleared to run on government phones, but still doesn't have a release date.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Branding with Instagram
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How are businesses Insta-branding?

Thursday, November 8, 2012
SmugMug looks for Android developers to work on Camera Awesome
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Android version of Camera Awesome likely as SmugMug begins search for developers.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Galaxy S3 sales surpass iPhone 4S in third quarter
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Samsung sells 18 million Galaxy S3 devices to Apple's 16.2 million iPhone 4S smartphones.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
EyeEm app updates with new camera capabilities
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Latest update from EyeEm includes new filters and more camera features.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Anton Kawasaki: What 'mobile' means to me
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One mobile photographer offers his unique perspective on the genre.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Photo of Obama hug sets Facebook record
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Image earns most "likes" ever in history of social network.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Facebook adds photo filters too
5

Facebook's latest iOS app update includes filters for photos.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
NBC creates a map of Instagram’s election photos
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Electiongrams maps American voters' Instagram photos.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
From Slashgear: Nokia Lumia 920 vs. iPhone 5 in a photo shoot out
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Nokia's Lumia 920 promises great photos. Will it deliver?

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
ProCamera founder shares app's story
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Meet Jens Daemgen, founder and chief developer of ProCamera, a pioneer in the iOS photo app scene.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Instagram adds Facebook-style web profiles
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Your favorite social photo-sharing app adds web profiles, akin to Facebook. 

Monday, November 5, 2012
Apple boasts iPad sales while Android tablets gain traction
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Apple sells 3 million iPads over the weekend, as Android tablets increase market share.

Monday, November 5, 2012
Android’s latest update includes panoramic Photo Sphere feature
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Jelly Bean 4.2 takes and maps 360-degree panoramas.

Monday, November 5, 2012
App Review: Camera Awesome for iPad
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Camera Awesome was recently updated to fit the iPad; our reviewer takes a look.

Monday, November 5, 2012
Samsung’s 'Smart Camera' to be released this week in the UK
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For £399, customers in the UK can buy a Galaxy Camera on November 8th.

Monday, November 5, 2012
Microstock photography gets mobile
1

New services get mobile photographers into the stock photography game.

Monday, November 5, 2012
New York Times reports Twitter to add photo filters
1

Twitter may be trying to squeeze out Instagram competition by adding photo filters.

Saturday, November 3, 2012
Microsoft testing its own smartphone, says WSJ
3

Is the software giant going to make its own Windows Phone 8 model? 

Friday, November 2, 2012
Instagram love at first 'like'
2

How Instagram users are hooking up and falling in love.

Friday, November 2, 2012
iPad 4 teardown reveals larger front-facing camera
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iFixit finds 1.2MP Facetime HD camera inside the newest iPad -- a significant improvement over the .3MP Facetime camera in the iPad 3. 

Friday, November 2, 2012
#JJ hashtag encourages Instagram photographers
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A mobile photography community finds each other with a two-letter hashtag.

Friday, November 2, 2012
3 of every 4 smartphones are Android
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136 million Android smartphones shipped worldwide in Q3, most were made by Samsung.  

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Which smartphone is best? Try asking your device.
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Google Search app will tell you to decide, unlike Siri. 

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Samsung Galaxy S3 Camera Review
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The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the latest incarnation of Samsung’s hugely successful Galaxy S smartphone line and Samsung’s best-selling smartphone to date. Read our in-depth full review of its 8MP camera here.

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Out for Android: Amazon Cloud Drive Photos
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App offers offers mobile cloud-based photo storage management.

Thursday, November 1, 2012
iFixit tears iPad Mini apart, finds it's not easy to repair
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iFixit tears down the iPad Mini: See what's inside Apple's latest offering, and why it got a 2 out of 10 repairability score.

Thursday, November 1, 2012
A mobile photography time warp
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How long is a long time in the world of mobile photography, a medium of various states of “now”?

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Tap into Mobile Photography: It all clicked for Chris Ozer
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A jazz pianist changes his tune with a newfound love for photography.

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Short film made with 7,500 iPhone images
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Photographer uses stop motion to show off a year's worth of mobile images snapped around the world.

Thursday, November 1, 2012
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