Mobile

Mobile Cloth-2

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…]

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Samsung Galaxy S5

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…]

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Optrix-6

Optrix is a waterproof and action-oriented case for the iPhone. It offers multiple camera lenses with O-ring seals for use down to 33′. [click to continue…]

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iPhone 5 iSight Camera

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…]

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VSCO Cam Edit

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. [click to continue…]

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This is a sad commentary on mobile technology today.

We are all so consumed by what is going on in our circles that somewhere on the path to the most amazing iPhone or Android smartphone we forgot to enjoy real-life moments. And it rings perfrectly true in this short film (above) written by Charlene deGuzman.

[via Planet5D]

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