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Camera Awesome: An iPhone App That Instagram and Apple Could Learn From

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The fact that smartphones have made a huge mark on photography is no breaking news. The company that was once most synonymous with taking photographs is now in bankruptcy, while the most frequently-used camera on Flickr isn't one of Nikon or Canon's DSLRs, but the iPhone 4. The cameras that...
Camera Awesome: An iPhone App That Instagram and Apple Could Learn From

DxO Labs tries making sense of camera lens sharpness

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Wondering whether to spend the extra bucks for that premium lens? Test measurements from DxO Labs try to make it easier to gauge its sharpness on different camera bodies. [Read more]...
DxO Labs tries making sense of camera lens sharpness

Adobe Working On Lightroom For iOS, Looks To Be A Powerful Mobile RAW Editor

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If you do much photography at all, you probably have come across and enjoyed Adobe Lightroom, the digital darkroom suite that makes photo editing a snap, especially for RAW files, which preserves a wide variety of information for better results when tweaking things like exposure, sharpness and color balance. Now,...
Adobe Working On Lightroom For iOS, Looks To Be A Powerful Mobile RAW Editor

Pogue Laughs At Amazon's iPad Wannabe (AMZN, AAPL)

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New York Times gadget reviewer David Pogue says the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is "not a disappointment." But he thinks Amazon execs are on something if they actually think the Kindle Fire HD is "the best tablet at any price." The Pogue slam: The Fire HD has no camera on the back,...
Pogue Laughs At Amazon's iPad Wannabe (AMZN, AAPL)

RED 9-inch touchscreen, OLED EVF and Meizler Module eyes-on (video)

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Deep-pocketed RED owners take heed. The company just demoed some pretty nifty module updates, including an OLED EVF, a new 9-inch touchscreen and the crown jewel Meizler Module, which brings to the table such features as wireless 1080p transmission, a wireless timecode transceiver and full wireless lens control --...
RED 9-inch touchscreen, OLED EVF and Meizler Module eyes-on (video)

Analysis Confirms iPad Display Really Is One Of The Best Ever Made

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It shouldn’t come as any surprise when someone says that this year’s display, or phone, or what have you, is the best ever. After all, improving the category is what companies strive to do, right? So Apple’s claim (on Samsung’s behalf, really) that the new iPad’s display is the “best...
Analysis Confirms iPad Display Really Is One Of The Best Ever Made
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Nikon jumps into the premium compact arena with DX-format Coolpix A

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Nikon has announced the Coolpix A, its first truly advanced compact camera. The headline feature is its 16.2-megapixel DX-format sensor, the same size as found in most of the company's DSLRs and far bigger than the 1-inch CX format used in the 1 mirrorless cameras. While not as big...
Nikon jumps into the premium compact arena with DX-format Coolpix A
The Inside Story of Nokia's 41-Megapixel Camera Phone: Five Years In the Making

Metabones Speedbooster promises faster EF lenses when mounted on NEX cameras

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There aren't too many lens adapters that catch our eye, but the $600 Metabones Speedbooster has so many tricks up its sleeve that we can see it tempting a lot of serious NEX camera users -- like us. Big words, but what it purports to do is nothing short...
Metabones Speedbooster promises faster EF lenses when mounted on NEX cameras

Aptina intros 8MP sensors that bring 60FPS, pro-grade video to phones, action cameras

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Smartphones and action cameras are no strangers to high-speed video: devices like the HTC One X make it a selling point. They've usually had to crop the frame from a much larger sensor, however, cutting into the final image quality and the field of view. Aptina's new AR0835 and...
Aptina intros 8MP sensors that bring 60FPS, pro-grade video to phones, action cameras

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

HiDPI Retina Images in Mountain Lion, Already Enabled in OS X Lion

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ArsTechnica reports on the discovery of Retina-sized artwork in OS X Mountain Lion's.A source with access to the latest Mountain Lion preview alerted Ars that double-sized graphics have popped up in some unexpected places, once again suggesting that Apple may be close to releasing MacBooks with high pixel-density screens.We'd previously...
HiDPI Retina Images in Mountain Lion, Already Enabled in OS X Lion

Retina Display iPad addresses two 'major weak points' of iPad 2 screen - report

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An in-depth analysis of the Retina Display on the new iPad claims Apple has addressed two of the "major weak points" of the second-generation iPad, sharpness and color saturation, and has upgraded them to be "state-of-the-art."...
Retina Display iPad addresses two 'major weak points' of iPad 2 screen - report
Room for improvement? Apple's options for the next iPhone's camera
Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD has quad-core K3 processor, 1080p display (hands-on pictures)

POGUE: The iPad Mini Is 'Is A Far Classier, More Attractive, Thinner Machine' (AAPL)

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David Pogue at the New York Times loves the iPad mini, even though the screen isn't super sharp. In a very short review he says: "Over all, the Mini gives you all the iPad goodness in a more manageable size, and it's awesome. You could argue that the iPad Mini...
POGUE: The iPad Mini Is 'Is A Far Classier, More Attractive, Thinner Machine' (AAPL)

GoPro intros Dive housing for dives up the nearly 200 feet

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GoPro has just announced that its Dive Housing is now available for pre-order. Compatible with all GoPro HD cameras, the housing is waterproof up to 197 feet (60m). The flat glass lens is said to offer sharpness and no vignetting effect.......
GoPro intros Dive housing for dives up the nearly 200 feet
New 36MP Nikon D800e: Is it too sharp for you?

Microsoft brings Retina display support to Office for Mac

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Microsoft brought Office for Mac 2011 up to speed with Mountain Lion this summer, and it's now back with another update that finally adds support for the MacBook Pro's Retina display. That comes courtesy of version 14.2.4 of the software suite, and that added sharpness naturally extends across Word,...
Microsoft brings Retina display support to Office for Mac

iPads Running iOS 6.0 at Apple's Campus Showing Up in Web Logs

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With iOS 5.1 apparently sitting in a holding pattern awaiting the launch of the iPad 3, it should be no surprise that work is well underway on iOS 6.0, the next major update which should appear to the public later this year if past history is any indication. Ars Technica...
iPads Running iOS 6.0 at Apple's Campus Showing Up in Web Logs

Ricoh unveils 16-megapixel GR compact with APS-C sensor, continuous autofocus

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Though it's a bit late to the large-sensor compact game, Ricoh just jumped into the fray with an option that might tempt the high-end grab and go set: the GR. Following in a trail blazed by the likes of Sony and Nikon with its Coolipix A, Ricoh's new advanced...
Ricoh unveils 16-megapixel GR compact with APS-C sensor, continuous autofocus
Review: High-DPI Toshiba Kirabook goes after Retina MacBook Pro
On the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (Review)

The battle for your mobile photos and the image brokers trying to get you paid

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By now through mainstream and alternative news organisations, most of us are accustomed to seeing user-generated content (UGC) images or photographs that have been taken by non-professional photographers, often created with a mobile phone. Along with the emergence of this source of video and stills photography is the rise of...
The battle for your mobile photos and the image brokers trying to get you paid
Apple has a 7.85-inch iPad prototype in its labs, according to John Gruber

Lisa Steinberg: Cashing in on Laughs

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They may be referred to as "two broke girls," but Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs have both proven that they are extremely rich in comedy, chemistry and charisma. These two ladies may live a meager life on this hit Monday night show on CBS, but in reality, the two actresses...
Lisa Steinberg: Cashing in on Laughs

Apple Bloggers Love The iPad Mini So Much They're Calling It 'The Real iPad' (AAPL)

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After spending a day with the iPad Mini, which has a screen size of 7.9 inches across the diagonal, versus the 9.7 inches of the bigger iPad, SplatF's Dan Frommer decided: "This is the real iPad." "With the exception of screen sharpness, everything about it is better than the bigger, 'classic' iPad --...
Apple Bloggers Love The iPad Mini So Much They're Calling It 'The Real iPad' (AAPL)
Nokia corners Carl Zeiss to make lenses for high-end smartphone cameras

Tests confirm new iPad’s display is close to studio reference quality

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You’ve seen us gush about the new iPad’s Retina Display, but now the screen tech experts at DisplayMate have run their tests and confirmed that it basically blows everything else away. “Apple has taken the very good display on the iPad 2 and dramatically improved two of its major...
Tests confirm new iPad’s display is close to studio reference quality
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