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Homepage archive for December 2012

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Instagram shares top 10 photo locations of 2012
2

A Thai shopping mall and two U.S. baseball stadiums make the list.

Monday, December 31, 2012
ProCamera 4.0 for iOS updates capture, editing and sharing features
1

The app store mainstay removes volume click but improves navigation and editing tools.

Monday, December 31, 2012
Instagram fallout sensationalized
3

New York Post story manipulated data to claim Instagram lost nearly 25% of users after ToS fallout.

Monday, December 31, 2012
Mobile accessory review: JOBY GorillaMobile for iPhone 4/4S
1

How does this flexible tripod stand up to our reviewer's tests?

Friday, December 28, 2012
Toshiba making Lytro-like lens for smartphones
13

The centimeter-long camera will challenge Lytro in the multifocus camera market.

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Setting the stage: Playwright finds inspiration in smartphone photographs
3
FEATURED

Sean Pomposello uses mobile photography to spark his creative process.

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Instagramers start class action lawsuit
19

App users claim breach of contract following Terms of Service changes.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Mobile accessory review: Studio Neat Glif+
0

We review this stylish tripod for your iPhone.

Monday, December 24, 2012
App takes hands-free panoramic video using vibration
5

Cycloramic uses the vibrations from an iPhone 5 to take a panoramic video.

Sunday, December 23, 2012
Star Rush: Our fascination with filters
5
FEATURED

What draws us to the old-fashioned filters found in so many photography apps today?

Friday, December 21, 2012
Snapshot Serengeti crowdsourcing zoology with remote cameras
1

Animal lovers help scientists identify animals on a Tanzanian preserve. 

Friday, December 21, 2012
Mobile accessory review: Gomite Tiltpod Mobile
1

Our reviewer tests out the keychain-compatible accessory.

Friday, December 21, 2012
Hipstamatic out with Tintype SnapPak
16

New SnapPak for iOS app gets super old school.

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Polaroid to offer its own Android-based camera
6

Android OS-based interchangeable lens camera to debut at CES 2013.

Thursday, December 20, 2012
App review: 645 Pro for iPhone
5
FEATURED

Is 645 Pro really the 'photography professional's iPhone camera'?

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Samsung announces premium upgrade for Galaxy S3 in UK
1

Update includes “best face” feature and low-light capture.

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Dropbox purchases Snapjoy
0

Acquisition is second in a week for Dropbox. 

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Foxxcon acquires stake in GoPro
0

Manufacturing giant invests in extreme HD camera maker.

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Apple, Google and others team up to buy Kodak patents for $525 million
0

Facebook, Shutterfly and Adobe join hardware makers to purchase digital imaging technology.

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Win a Samsung Galaxy Camera through photo contest
0

Samsung and Time Out invite you to submit images of London and New York for new contest.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Instagram: Should you stay or should you go?
33

How to protect your photos if you stay, and what to do with your images with you if you go.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
500px expanding into the cloud
34
FEATURED

Photo sharing service works to continue to attract photographers; updates uploader today.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Instagram responds to clamor around TOS changes
79

Kevin Systrom tells users: 'it is not our intention to sell your photos.'

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Sony's newest sensor already at work in Chinese phone
2

Chinese manufacturer puts 13MP Exmor RS image sensor to work in new smartphone.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
GoPro updates app support for Hero3 cameras
1

iOS and Android apps now work with GoPro’s newest cameras.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Camera+ for iOS update improves image quality
0

Latest update processes and exports large files and atypical image sizes.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
What you need to know: Instagram’s new terms of service
58

Instagram lays groundwork for ads and clarifies copyrights.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
App Review: Snapseed for Android
1
FEATURED

Android users finally get their hands on the photo editing powerhouse: our in-depth look.

Monday, December 17, 2012
Facebook releasing Snapchat competitor
0

New Facebook app will send self-destructing photo messages.

Monday, December 17, 2012
Instagram testimony doesn’t add up
4

CEO and others allegedly hid information about Twitter offer.

Monday, December 17, 2012
Instagram to start monetization
1

Facebook confirms it's exploring ways to make money off Instagram.

Monday, December 17, 2012
App updates for Google+, Facebook and more
0

Google+ app adds Communities feature, Facebook ups photo upload controls.

Friday, December 14, 2012
Flickr updates: See what's new
7
FEATURED

Flickr's latest update for iOS is a total redesign and includes photo filters. Will it be enough to attract new users?

Friday, December 14, 2012
Review: Mobile photographer puts Samsung Galaxy Camera to the test
75
FEATURED

Noted smartphone photographer Oliver Lang explores Samsung's Android-powered connected camera.

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Photo-a-day Blip updates iOS app
0

Latest additions to iOS app include photomapping and filters.

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Macworld/iWorld conference dedicates day to iPhone photography
0

The annual event celebrating all things Apple will host a special event for shooting, processing and sharing photos from the iPhone.

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Flickr app update adds photo filters
0

Flickr updates iOS app with 16 filters, also improves desktop navigation.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Carl Zeiss Photo Contest 2012 open to mobile photographers
5

As long as your image was taken with a Zeiss lens, you can submit your entry through Jan. 15, 2013 on Flickr.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Mobile accessory review: iStabilizer Flex
0

This tripod fits most devices, including digital cameras.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Twitter update live: A look at what's new
0

Photo filters are another sign Twitter is making moves to stay competitive and keep users in its own apps.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Video captures 2012 on Twitter
0

Watch this visual showcase of the images you tweeted in 2012.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Rumors start: New iPhone by June, and in color
5

Analyst predicts Apple release the 'iPhone 5S' sooner than expected.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
App Review: PhotoForge 2
0
FEATURED

Can you forge your photo editing forward with PhotoForge 2 for iOS?

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Quick Review: Find your inner artist with AurynCam
0

AurynCam turns everyday images to art quickly.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Twitter introduces photo filters
1

Twitter officially joins in the photo filter frenzy. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Instagram update includes new filter, better camera
0

Biggest camera update in a year available for both Android and iOS.

Monday, December 10, 2012
Camera Awesome offers update, reports 9 million downloads
0

Tumblr integration and iPhone 5 optimization now available.

Monday, December 10, 2012
Apple and Google buying up Kodak patents
3

The mobile giants are buying up rights to Kodak’s imaging technology.

Monday, December 10, 2012
Holiday apps for mobile photographers
0

Use these apps to send cards, create gifts and make your photos look a lot like Christmas.

Monday, December 10, 2012
2012 Holiday Mobile Photography Gift Guide
33
FEATURED

We've rounded up some of the best mobile photography gifts of 2012.

Monday, December 10, 2012
Google+ introduces topic-focused Communities feature
17

Will Google+'s strong network of photographers adopt new Communities feature?

Friday, December 7, 2012
Quick Review: KitCam for iOS
4

One of our favorite iOS apps just got an update.

Friday, December 7, 2012
App roundup: Accessory apps for the mobile photographer
6
FEATURED

From light meters to contract creators, these apps boost to your on-the-go photographic endeavors.

Friday, December 7, 2012
GoPano releases 360-degree video lens for iPhone 5
0

Lens shoots panoramic video with the GoPano app.

Friday, December 7, 2012
Home decor with a Hipstamatic spin?
0

Hipstamatic expands Print Lab to home decor and luggage lines.

Thursday, December 6, 2012
At last: Snapseed for Android!
39

Nik Software’s mobile photo editor is now free for both Android and iOS.

Thursday, December 6, 2012
InstaCRT app snaps a picture of your picture
6

Send your smartphone snap to Sweden for a DSLR image of your photo snapped from a CRT screen.

Thursday, December 6, 2012
College Humor parodies Instagram and Nickelback simultaneously
4

"Look at this Instagram" pokes fun at the photographic social network.

Thursday, December 6, 2012
Hipstamatic alternatives for Android
4
FEATURED

Our reviewer sees if he can get the look of Hipstamatic on his Android device.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Instagram disables photo display on Twitter
2

Soon, your Instagram photos won't be displayed on your Twitter feed.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Mobile accessory review: Industrial Revolution Pedco Cellpod
0

The Cellpod was one of the first smartphone camera tripods: Does it still stand up to the competition?

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Eye-Fi launches new cloud storage service
2

Circ open for beta testing; promises unlimited video and photo storage for free.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
App roundup: Nighttime mobile photography for iOS
4
FEATURED

What apps are best for shooting in low light with your iPhone? 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Nokia sells its headquarters
6

After 15 years, Nokia sells its 48,000-square-meter office building in Finland, which it will now lease.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The Beat shows geotagged Instagram photos on Google Street View
0

Rutgers University project shows you global hashtag “beats.”

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Evernote updates Skitch for Android and Windows 8
0

The photo editing and sharing service brings back some old features.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Look Lock smartphone holder for DSLRs keeps subjects focused
24

Accessory uses mobile phones to hold subject's attention.

Monday, December 3, 2012
Pixel Heritage for Windows 8 is a blast from the not-so-distant past
1

App makes your photos look like they were taken on old Nokia phones.

Monday, December 3, 2012
App Review: Perfectly Clear for iOS
6
FEATURED

App makes big promises -- including a fix for purple haze -- but does it deliver?

Monday, December 3, 2012
App released for Windows 8 takes photos with voice activation
1

ReadyClick lets you snap your shot hands-free.

Monday, December 3, 2012
Video shows BlackBerry 10's Time Shift camera
1

Time Shift for BlackBerry 10 changes multiple faces in a group shot to create the best photo.

Monday, December 3, 2012
Toshiba scales down sensor for mobile
1

New smaller sensor implements backside illumination and color noise reduction.

Monday, December 3, 2012
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