The Samsung Galaxy 2 camera was announced just prior to CES 2014. It follows the original Samsung Galaxy Camera as an Android-powered camera running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and includes the TouchWiz UI. [Read more…]
Poppy is a $59 device that looks somewhat like the Viewmaster toys from the childhoods of those of us who grew up in the 80s. Instead of some kind of complicated electronics, Poppy uses optics to create 3D videos and photos on your iPhone. You can also use Poppy to view 3D content, including the entire YouTube library of 3D videos. [Read more…]
The Zacuto Point’n’Shoot camera grip for the iPhone is now available for all iPhone 5 models, including the new 5c and 5s models. The grip also works as a tripod, slider or jib mount thanks to the 1/4-20 mount on the bottom of the grip. [Read more…]
The iOgrapher iPad case for turning your iPad into a filmmaking machine is now available for the iPad 3 and iPad 4. The iOgrapher case features two handles on the sides of the case, which allows for more stable handheld video footage. Additionally, it features a lens mount adapter for adding various lenses to the iPad for wide angle, fisheye or macro shots.
The iOgrapher case also features three accessory shoes on top for attaching lighting and audio gear and it has a standard tripod mount on the bottom.
The iOgrapher case runs between $65 and $75 depending on the iPad version you have. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The popular iOS app, VSCO Cam, is now available on Android devices.
The app is free and includes 10 presets and 15 tools already built-in. Additional presets are available for a charge within the in-app store. [Read more…]
SmugMug has released its popular Camera Awesome app for Android. Camera Awesome has been downloaded over 20 million times on iOS. With this launch, SmugMug also built some new Android-specific features like high-speed burst shooting mode, facial recognition and tracking, and selective filtering (full list of new features below). [Read more…]
Instagram has released an update that corresponds with iOS 7 and includes size increases when displaying photos and videos. Now, photos and videos will take up the full width of your screen when viewing them in your feed. The photos are also larger in grid view. Additionally, profile pictures are now circular instead of square.
The update also cleans up the look and feel of the overall Instagram interface so that it melds better with iOS 7.
Instagram 4.2 is now available for free here in the iTunes App Store.
Triggertrap Mobile 2.0 delivers a facelift to the first generation of the smartphone camera triggering app. Like the prior version Triggertrap Mobile 2.0 offers 14 triggering modes for your camera from your iPhone or Android device when you use Triggertrap’s $30 cable. [Read more…]