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An iPhone case for Leica lovers
25

Gizmon iCA5 transforms smartphones into Leica lookalikes; now for iPhone 5.

Friday, May 31, 2013
After layoffs, Sun-Times expects reporters to become mobile photographers
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Remaining staff begin mandatory training today on 'iPhone photography basics.'

Friday, May 31, 2013
Mobile photographers capture do and don't moments
32

The "Dos and Don'ts of Life" contest gathers funny and poignant slices of life.

Friday, May 31, 2013
Stock Android HTC One announced
7

The HTC One with Nexus user experience will be available for $599.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Huawei Ascend P6 coming next month
4

Chinese hardware maker promises new device launch in London next month.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Samsung announces Galaxy S4 Mini
4

The 4.3-inch smartphone has an 8-megapixel rear camera and many S4 shooting features.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Instagram's most original #hashtags
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Trending #hashtags worth following.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
App news: Google+, Olloclip, Oggl, AnalogCamera and more
4

The best app news of the week.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
5 impressive videos shot with the Lumia 920
11

Short films showcase Nokia's flagship smartphone.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Tiny Raspberry Pi Camera takes photos from weather balloon
20

Astro-hobbyist Dave Akerman sends the affordable camera/computer combo up in a weather balloon.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Snap/Shot Galleria offers unique look at L.A.
10
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Collective uses mobile and more to document another side of Los Angeles.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
App news roundup: Instapuzzle, Google Drive, Taada and more
0

We round up the best app news of the week.

Saturday, May 25, 2013
Exposure: Jethro Ames on 6-second storytelling
10
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Vine artist extraordinaire uses app to tell stories in six seconds or less.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Spy glasses snap sneaky photos at half the price of Google Glass
5

However, wearing a camera on your face might always be awkward.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Artist preserves smartphone gestures for the future
7

Interactive art preserves the tap, scroll and swipe.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
A short history of animals trying to eat GoPro cameras
5

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! The tiny GoPro camera looks delicious to some animals.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
DxOMark Mobile Report: Samsung Galaxy S4 lab tests look outstanding
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Samsung's newest flagship phone ranks just below the iPhone 5 in DxOMark testing.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
There's no such thing as 'pro' photographers: More details
228

What's next for former Flickr Pros, and whether professional photographers still exist.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Mobile phones offer photographers a fresh perspective
9
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These pros find new uses for camera phones.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Photo editors help disaster victims recover memories
38

Operation Photo Rescue repairs photos damaged by fires, floods and natural disasters.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Rumor round up: Bloggers buzz about Samsung's next move
5

What will the next Samsung device look like?

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
1 Second Everyday: An iOS app that compiles your life
3

Watch your life in 1-second clips.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Kyocera Hydro Edge smartphone is meant to be 'oops-proof'
5

The new device is waterproof to 3.28 feet for up to 30 minutes.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
All-new Flickr comes with free terabyte and ads, update for Android app
279

What do changes mean for Pro account holders?

Monday, May 20, 2013
Keyprop is a super portable smartphone tripod
2

The Kickstarter accessory blends into your key ring. 

Monday, May 20, 2013
Google launches more photocentric app for Android
0

All-new Android app includes features from last week's I/O announcements. 

Monday, May 20, 2013
Samsung offering cash to Galaxy S4 app developers
2

10 winners will share $800,000 in prize money.

Monday, May 20, 2013
Photoshop Express available for Windows 8 tablets
10

Adobe's free Photoshop Express for tablets is now available in the Windows 8 store.

Friday, May 17, 2013
In-depth look at Google+ photo update with the team that designed it
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At its I/O developers conference a couple of days ago Google introduced various updates to its Google+ social networking platform. In this article, we'll be taking a close look at the changes and what they mean for photographers. 

Friday, May 17, 2013
App tutorial: Vintage flare with Layout and Halftone
2

Mobile artist Nettie Edwards harnesses two iOS apps for an old-fashioned effect.

Friday, May 17, 2013
Exposure: Nigel Parker
0

Windows Phone 8 photographer Nigel Parker talks about how he took his favorite mobile photo.

Friday, May 17, 2013
App News: Analog Camera comes to iOS, Instagram's Photos of Me goes live, Google asks Windows Phone 8 to remove YouTube app
3
Polaroid releases waterproof 16MP action camera
17

Rugged camera from Polaroid shoots 1080p video and is waterproof up to 10 meters.

Thursday, May 16, 2013
XiStera smartphone tool promises to do just about everything
26

It's a tripod, it's a lens adapter, it's a ... bottle opener? 

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Slew of new smartphones in Japan is peek at tech trends
0

Look for loads of megapixels, big batteries and gesture navigation.

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Hands-on with Nokia's Lumia 925 and exclusive interview
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Our hands-on look at the new device, and an interview with two Nokia execs about how the company is advancing imaging from the chipset level.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Google announces Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Jelly Bean 4.2
6

Google has announced  a Samsung Galaxy S4 running a "pure" version of the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
British mobile photographer is first to show iPhone images at Fox Talbot Museum
4

Nettie Edwards' black and white smartphone images are currently on display.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
BlackBerry updates OS, offers new Qwerty smartphone
3

BB 10.1 includes HDR for the Z10, the Q5 handset is released and BBM coming for iOS and Android.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Nokia launches Lumia 925, not 'real' PureView but promising
8
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See sample images from the camera using the new Nokia Smart Camera app.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
5 must-have lenses for the Windows Phone 8 photographer
3

We round up the best "lenses" for taking photos on a Windows 8 mobile device.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Free software lets you control your DSLR from your mobile
42

DigiCamControl offers remote control of your camera from your tablet or smartphone.

Monday, May 13, 2013
What's next from Google I/O?
0

Buzz around Google's developer conference hints at a focus on gaming technology, new hardware and operating system updates.

Monday, May 13, 2013
Sony announces new waterproof Xperia ZR
2

The newest Sony smartphone is waterproof up to 1.5 meters and has a 13-megapixel camera.

Monday, May 13, 2013
PureShot app sees major update
0

Faster menu navigation and background saving now on PureShot 2.0. 

Monday, May 13, 2013
App news: YouTube on Windows 8, Wikipedia wants smartphone photos, iOS app updates galore
1

We round up the best app news of the week.

Friday, May 10, 2013
Samsung Galaxy S4 camera first look: Imaging features
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As we prepare our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S4 camera, we offer a sneak peek at some of its imaging features.

Friday, May 10, 2013
Oggl gives Hipstamatic fans the power of Instagram
0

New iOS app offers Hipstamatic look with more capture control and sharing features.

Friday, May 10, 2013
Nokia's Lumia 928 news is minor upgrade but xenon flash
15

The latest Lumia device has an 8.7MP camera with xenon flash

Friday, May 10, 2013
Gold iPhones make your mobile photography experience baller
10

For $6,500, you can own this gold smartphone.

Friday, May 10, 2013
Exposure: Jonny Yandri
3

In Indonesia, Yandri captures his life with a Nokia Lumia 920.

Friday, May 10, 2013
Lost soles come together in mobile photo blog of missing shoes
2

Smartphone snaps catalogue shoes found all over the world.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
New phone features dual 8-megapixel cameras
0

Chinese smartphone brings self-shots to a new level with a front-facing 8MP camera.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
App posts photos to Facebook from Google Glass
1

Third-party app developer Tesseract Mobile offers app to post Google Glass photos to Facebook.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Meet the photographer behind those 'simple' Apple product images
61

Peter Belanger dishes on how he captures beautiful iPhone photos. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Hipstamatic launches social photo sharing with Oggl
2

New iOS app incorporates Instagram-y features. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
What will smartphones cameras of the future look like?
20
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We use the latest tech trends and rumors to envision four future scenarios for mobile imaging.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Google Glass inspires etiquette guide and SNL mockery
27

The Wall Street Journal tells us how to be polite while wearing Glass. Meanwhile, SNL lampoons the technology.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
HTC One camera first look: Imaging features
15
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Our first look at the HTC One's capture capabilities.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Photo sharing for Days
1

App creates a clever collage of your day in photos.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Nokia teases new Lumia 928
3

Promo says the latest Lumia smartphone lets you "capture the highlights."

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Finnish metal band makes the first Galaxy S4 music video
8

5-minute long video showcases the S4's ability to capture headbanging in low-light situations. 

Monday, May 6, 2013
Samsung announces Galaxy Core smartphone
3

A new phone from Samsung features dual SIM capabilities. 

Monday, May 6, 2013
NASA uses smartphones to snap photos of Earth
7

NASA sent three Nexus Ones into orbit to see if the phone cameras could match the image quality of current satellites. 

Monday, May 6, 2013
6 apps to swap and share photos from any event
4

The best apps for collecting and sharing smartphone photos from your next party, wedding or festival.

Monday, May 6, 2013
App news: Vine selfies, Lo-Mob Superslides, another Lytro-like app, Insta-tags and Days
0

We round up the best app news of the week.

Friday, May 3, 2013
From phone to frame: Best apps for printing your photos
20
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Get your pictures off your phone and into your life.

Friday, May 3, 2013
Nokia rumors bring hope for new camera hardware
26

Investments and patents reveal Nokia's interest in adjustable aperture for smartphone cameras and a "bug eye" lens arrangement. 

Friday, May 3, 2013
Google Glass app takes photos with a wink
5

App would eliminate the need to audibly dictate image capture.

Friday, May 3, 2013
Instagram introduces photo tagging
1

You can now tag your friends on Instagram, Facebook-style.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Adobe gives sneak peak of Lightroom-style app for tablets
47

Adobe's Lightroom product manager shows off an early version of a new mobile app.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Accessory review: Joby Grip Tight Micro Stand
25
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With so many mini tripods on the market, does this one stand out as a smartphone solution? 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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