It seems that photo printing is now trying to catch up with the rising trend of mobile photography. Building on its line of instax mini instant cameras, Fujifilm is now unveiling the instax SHARE SP-1, a small printer just for your smartphone.
Wrapping an Indiegogo campaign that began back in mid-November, the team behind the Panono Panoramic Ball Camera have surpassed their funding goal. The campaign has a little more than a day remaining, but the pledge amount is currently sitting at $969,768. That is towards and initial funding goal of $900,000.
It is always easy to share or upload photos online to show others but there will always come a time when you want to give out a physical copy, especially to those without social networking accounts. In that case, LG has got you covered with its next generation of pocket-sized photo printers, the Pocket Photo 2.0.
Toshiba is taking mobile photography to professional levels with a new module designed for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. An industry first, the Toshiba TCM9518MD boasts of technology that will give software and users better control over depth and focus.
SmugMug released Camera Awesome for Android just about a month ago. And since that point we have seen a few updates, with the latest having just entered the Play Store this morning. The update brings the app to v1.0.3 and with that bump in the number comes a list of items dealing with a variety of smartphones.
The December 12th Instagram event has just wrapped and as had been rumored, they will be adding messaging to the service. This is being introduced as Instagram Direct and it will allow users to send image and video messages to friends. While there is more to this, there was some comparison to days of old and sitting around a box of photos and having a conversation.
Dayframe is a digital photo frame app for Android users. The app launched a month earlier after spending a bit of time in beta. But more looking forward, the app had arrived with hints of a premium version coming. Flashing forward till the present day -- that premium version has arrived. The app is called Dayframe Prime and it brings a decent list of extra features.
While Google Glass has been expanding into the hands of more and more people lately, we cannot help but keep an eye on the development side. After all, in theory, the more developers create before Glass is readily available to the public, the more attractive they will be to the average user. One developer, Paul O'Brien from MoDaCo has recently released an app that should appeal to those taking lots of pictures.
Instead of taking a few days as expected, Google has immediately made available its promised Android 4.4.1 update to the Nexus 5. And instead of just being some generic maintenance release, this latest update to the Android 4.4 release fixes one of the most prevalent concerns about the smartphone's inadequacy in the photography department.
While the Nexus 5 seems to have stepped up a bit in terms of the camera, things were not quite as perfect as many had been hoping for. Overall the handset is able to take some decent pictures, but there are frequent complaints about the shutter speed. We have been playing with third-party camera apps and have seen some improvement there, but it appears as if Google is getting ready to push out a fix.