Flir announced the Flir One thermal attachment for the iPhone 5 and 5s at CES 2014. At the time, Flir said the device would be available in April for $349. We still don’t have an official release date; however, Flir says it will have details on the official release of the product soon. [click to continue…]
X-Rite has released the new ColorTRUE app for iOS and Android devices, which allows users to create a custom display profile for mobile devices. [click to continue…]
Every year at CES I am overwhelmed with the sheer volume of mobile accessories. I am still completely amazed that so many iPhone case manufacturers can be in business at one time. It’s nuts!
As a result, I generally shy away from run-of-the-mill phone and tablet accessories. I just don’t care. But this is another story. [click to continue…]
Yesterday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 as the annual entry of its flagship smartphone. The Galaxy S4 was a huge success for Samsung and the S5 looks to keep up that trend. [click to continue…]
Among all the other things Apple has figured out is the camera on the iPhone. I recently switched from an iPhone 5 to the Galaxy Note 3. While it has numerous advantages over the iPhone (for my use), its 13MP camera still lags well behind the iPhone 5 and 5s. It’s not all about the hardware either. Apple does a great job with the image processing and I just get better images out of it than I do any other smartphone I’ve used.
Apple has been stuck on the 8MP camera for three generations now, dating back to the iPhone 4S from 2011. However, the aperture has dropped from f/2.4 in the iPhone 4S/5 to f/2.2 in the iPhone 5S. Apple has clearly demonstrated that 8MP is enough for a smartphone as it has continued to focus on the overall photography experience. [click to continue…]
Wearable technology has been all the buzz over the past few months. There are a handful of wearable cameras out there – the Autographer being one of them. [click to continue…]