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Tweets from space: Photos share astronaut's view
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Chris Hadfield posts stunning views of earth's landmarks from space.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Twitter and Dropbox update photo viewing, Flickr sees surge in popularity
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We round up the latest news from photo sharing apps.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Immersive views from the top of the world to the Grand Canyon
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360-degree images emerged this week from opposite ends of the world.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Study reveals iPhone photo apps cheaper than Android
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A look at over 27,500 apps shows high quality iOS imaging apps are more affordable.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Bout pits mobile photographers against each other
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Players challenge each other to take the “funniest, weirdest and awesomest photo.”

Thursday, January 31, 2013
7 iPhone photography trends at the Macworld Expo
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Professionals and hobbyists come together to discus iPhone photography. 

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Mobile Photography Awards showcase stunning smartphone art
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DPReview Connect category winners also announced.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
BlackBerry betting on Z10 and Q10 to launch new OS
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70,000 apps already available for BlackBerry 10 operating system.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Google working on multi-flash for smartphones
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The new design features a ring of flashes around camera lens.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
What the 'smart camera' could mean for Apple, and Apple fans
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Allan Hoffman guesses at what more connected cameras could mean for the iPhone maker.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
BlackBerry 10: Worth the OS switch?
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As RIM readies to officially launch BlackBerry 10, we look ahead at the new OS.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
6 effects of the Vine app scandal
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Twitter’s video app sees a surge of downloads, Apple removes it from “featured” list, Facebook update includes video recording. 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Korean smartphone offers 5.9-inch display with 'full HD'
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New device is the largest high-resolution mobile phone yet.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Rumors of 128GB iPad prove true
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A higher storage capacity iPad may offer advantages for photographers on the go.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Apps for more colorful captures: One artist's favs
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How did she do that? See what apps Tommy Vohrs relies on for eye-popping color, and double exposures.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Will Vine get too hot for the App Store?
5

Reports of pornography on the new six-second video app may make Apple press delete.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Top tablet news: 128GB iPad rumored, red-hot Galaxy Tab and Kindle domination
5

We round up today's top tablet stories.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Greek artist creates new urban perspective with Mirrors series
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Panos Papanagiotou uses his iPhone to reflect on city living.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Instagram asks some users to show ID
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Terms of service violators are unable to access accounts until they verify their identity.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Amazon provides Dropbox alternative for Android users
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Amazon adds automatic image upload to its Cloud Drive Photos app.

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE pull ahead in smartphone sales
5

Industry analysts break down global mobile phone market growth in 2012.

Friday, January 25, 2013
Etsy finds for mobile photographers
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From Instagram icon earrings to stylish smartphone covers, Etsy offers original accessories for the smartphone photographer.

Friday, January 25, 2013
Flying video camera helicopter streams straight to your Android smartphone
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Copter cam will follow your every move once synced to your mobile.

Friday, January 25, 2013
Mobile photographer makes high art of self-portraits
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Turkish mobile artist Aylin Argun turns her iPhone on herself.

Friday, January 25, 2013
Snappgrip to pair with 645 Pro and other apps
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Grip adds 'real' camera control to smartphones, new app partnerships open more possibilities for the accessory. 

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Twitter launches app to share 6-second videos
1

We go hands-on with the new app that takes and shares gif-like videos.

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Stock photo agency Alamy now allows mobile photos
5

The international photo agency will now accept mobile photos on its Live News service.

Thursday, January 24, 2013
BlackBerry 10 video shows Instagram-like filters
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The latest operating system from RIM will have built-in lo-fi editing tools.

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Rumors circulate of a new 41-megapixel Nokia phone
11

New phone will run Windows Phone 8 and replace the 808 PureView

Thursday, January 24, 2013
HiLO lens puts new angle on iPhone photography
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Lens accessory sticks onto iPhone to offer new camera angles. 

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Photographer turns to iPhone for creative wedding shoot
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Photographer Sephi Bergerson used his iPhone to capture unique images of the bride and groom after their wedding in Gujarat, India.

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro tablet starts at $899 in the U.S.
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Microsoft has announced pricing and availability for its Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Comparison shots pit Sony Xperia Z against the Apple iPhone and Oppo Find 5
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Samples show smartphone performance under various conditions. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Mobile photography fosters new kind of family photography
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More accessible, mobile photography tools are changing the way we capture images of our children, and their experience with photography.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Does your iPhone need a viewfinder?
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Accessory suctions onto screen, works with app for viewfinder experience on the iPhone. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
500px app pulled from App Store
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App maker says Apple concerned about nudity on the photo sharing service.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
LG Optimus G Pro confirmed in Japan
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Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO announces the LG Optimus G Pro in its new lineup.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
iFixit teardown: What makes the GoPro go?
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Look inside the Hero3 action camera.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
AMPt revamped
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AMPt aims for more mobile photography community support with site revamp

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Rumor roundup: New devices on the horizon
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Sorting rumor from truth: Smartphones set to debut soon from numerous manufacturers.

Monday, January 21, 2013
Sony Japan launches the Xperia Z tablet
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Sony Japan launches the Xperia Z tablet.

Monday, January 21, 2013
Making the most of a busy mobile photo space
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Star Rush examines how to find clarity within the clutter. 

Friday, January 18, 2013
PureShot app is pared-down 645 Pro
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Jag.gr's newest app offers pro benefits of 645 Pro, with a less complex interface.

Friday, January 18, 2013
Mobile accessory review: iStabilizer tripod mount
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Accessory holds any number of smartphones without obscuring screen or buttons.

Thursday, January 17, 2013
EyeEm promises not to use images without consent
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EyeEm statement comes just before Instagram's new policies go into effect.

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Make time to take an artistic inventory
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One mobile artist takes a look back at her work.

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Street photography on your smartphone
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Learn tips for candid street photography from mobile photographer Anton Kawasaki.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Blackberry Z10 video walk-through leaked on Austrian website
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An Austrian website has leaked a video walk-through of the Blackberry Z10 smartphone (via Wired).

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Branch out with mobile photographer MaryJane Sarvis
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Mobile artist shares her favorite apps and tricks for newbies. 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Mobile photography keeps street artist's work alive
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Guido van Helten uses his smartphone to create and document his work.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Smartphones go for a swim with waterproof cases
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Waterproof cases made a splash at CES 2013. 

Monday, January 14, 2013
Nokia's Lumia sales exceed expectations
14

Nokia optimistic after preliminary fourth quarter report.

Monday, January 14, 2013
Dropbox for Android update makes sharing photos easier
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Android photographers can now share photos with non-Dropbox users.

Monday, January 14, 2013
CES 2013: Trends to watch
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CES 2013: We scoured the Las Vegas Convention Center this week: Here's what we saw.

Saturday, January 12, 2013
GoPro imitators abound at CES
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CES 2013: Companies offer cheaper versions of the tiny, rugged HD video camera.

Friday, January 11, 2013
Hands-on with the Lenovo K900
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CES 2013: We got a chance to play with the Intel-powered K900 at the Lenovo booth.

Friday, January 11, 2013
Tylt keeps smartphone photographers charged
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CES 2013: Innovative designs for charging your mobile device

Friday, January 11, 2013
Golla extends trendy line to iPad mini
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CES 2012: Golla showcases iPad mini products and more for mobile devices

Friday, January 11, 2013
G-Form's G90 case turns smartphones into GoPros
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CES 2013: Maker of protective smartphone cases debuts GoPro-like case.

Friday, January 11, 2013
Chest mount for photographers who are extremely attached to their smartphones
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CES 2013: VelocityClip lets you wear your smartphone or point-and-shoot hands free.

Friday, January 11, 2013
Phillips showcases photo sharing via TV, high-tech baby monitors
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CES 2013: New Phillips TVs allow for direct wifi photo transfer from smartphones

Friday, January 11, 2013
Speck offers clever design for smartphone and tablet cases
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CES 2013: Manufacturer stands out from a sea of smartphone and tablet covers at CES. 

Friday, January 11, 2013
Sharp shoots ahead in the screen resolution race with 8K TV prototype
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CES 2013: Sharp shows 8K TV prototype at CES

Friday, January 11, 2013
Steadicam for iPhone and GoPro helps shaky videographers
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CES 2013: The Smoothee rig keeps capture steady during video shoots.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Ativ Odyssey for Verizon
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CES 2013: Samsung shows Galaxy Note 10.1 and Ativ Odyssey Windows 8 smartphone for Verizon at CES.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Hands-on with the ZTE Grand S camera
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CES 2013: We had a closer look at ZTE's new "superphone," the Grand S.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Snappgrip gives smartphones a camera feel
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CES 2013: Hardware add-on offers familiar zoom and shutter actions. 

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Tiny rugged HD camera stands out by blending in
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CES 2013: In a trade show filled with GoPro imitators, Liquid Image’s integrated accessories break the mold.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Olloclip boosts lens use with protective iPhone 5 case
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CES 2013: New case allows fans of the smartphone lens to protect their phone during use.

 
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Taiwanese accessory maker phunks with Will.i.am's heart
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CES 2013: We've got a feeling that foto.sosho won't be the only iPhone camera adapter case for long.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z camera
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CES 2013: We had a closer look at Sony's new 13-megapixel phone, the Xperia Z, at CES in Las Vegas.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Optrix offers rugged iPhone 5 case with interchangeable lenses
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CES 2013: New smartphone cover has a wide and macro lens option and is waterproof for up to 15 feet.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Hands-on with Huawei’s Ascend D2
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CES 2013: 13-megapixel smartphone has quick camera access and manual exposure.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Chinese manufacturer showcases GoPro-like cameras
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CES report: Ace Electronics Enterprise sells tiny HD video recorders.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Panasonic says bigger is better with 20-inch tablet
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CES 2013: Panasonic shows 20-inch 4k tablet prototype aimed at photographers.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Moshi premieres mobile battery pack at CES
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CES 2013: Moshi offers array of innovative mobile products

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
ZTE launches Grand S 5-inch Android smartphone
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CES 2013: ZTE aims for high-end user with new device

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
CameraMator connects your mobile devices and DSLR
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CES 2013: CameraMator connects your DSLR and mobile device via Wi-Fi

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Polaroid offers first Android camera with interchangeable lenses
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CES 2013: Polaraid iM1836 is the first Android camera with interchangeable lenses.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Sony launches Xperia Z high-end smartphone
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CES 2013: Sony Electronics just announced its 13MP Xperia Z flagship smartphone at its CES press conference. 

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Huawei: 6.1-inch Ascend Mate 'phablet' and Ascend D2 smartphone
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CES 2013: Ascend Mate comes with a massive 6.1-inch 720p screen while the Chinese manufacturer's new flagship phone, the Ascend D2, offers a 1080p 5-inch screen and a 13MP rear camera.

 

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Samsung announces NX300 and more in time for CES
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CES 2013: Samsung reveals six more connected cameras.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Panasonic pushing camera connectivity with NFC in new compacts
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CES 2013: New cameras to use near field communication to make wi-fi capability a snap.

Monday, January 7, 2013
Canon PowerShot N promises one-touch wi-fi connectivity
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CES 2013: Canon announces its most connected compact camera yet.

Monday, January 7, 2013
Mobile accessory review: BookBook for iPhone 5
3

Is this vintage book-style wallet and case combo the answer to reducing bulk?

Friday, January 4, 2013
App Review: Pixlr-o-matic for Android
5

Recent updates to Pixlr-o-matic may keep this image editor on your screen.

Friday, January 4, 2013
CES preview: Exhibition offers cutting-edge tech
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The team at Connect will be at CES next week to bring you the hottest mobile photography inovations.

Friday, January 4, 2013
Polaroid launching retail stores to print smartphone photos
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The photo company wants to introduce a new generation to printed photography.

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Blind man shows how he uses Instagram
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Blind since birth, Tommy Edison has over 2,000 followers on the social photo sharing network.

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Video showcase: Best mobile images of 2012
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App Whisperer shares a collection of the best mobile imagery of 2012.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
App review: iPhoto for iOS
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Do you need iPhoto on your mobile iOS devices? And is it worth the $5?

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
2012: The year in mobile photography
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A recap of major milestones in mobile photography over the past year.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Creative resolutions for the New Year
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New Year's resolutions that also improve your photography skills: some suggestions for sharpening your creative eye in 2013.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Accessory turns smartphones into thermal imaging cameras
0

IR-Blue uses Bluetooth to send infrared reading to iPhone or Android.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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