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Kitvision 4-in-1 Lens Set – A Review

Camera phones are great, they allow us to capture, digitise and preserve memories at will, and the quality of inbuilt cameras has reached the level where for most of us we don’t require a dedicated camera. However there is one limitation on most camera phones, the lens type …

Sony X series – Predictive Hybrid Autofocus video demo

This morning I went over to the Sony stand. We’ve been there before and snapped their X Series handsets, but I wanted to see a bit more. So, I quizzed the guy on the stand about that Xperia Performance which, by the way, is listed on the UK …

3 in 1 Lens Set – Review

Taking snaps on your phone is something everybody does. Taking artistic ones, well… that’s maybe a bit tricky unless you have something like this. Now, you may have seen these clip-on lens gadgets before. It’s a simple idea. You use a clip which is almost like a soft …

Centriphone – The olloclip gets dizzy

The boys at olloclip have been trying to get our attention for a while now. First they sent a video showing how “Chelsea Bell” promotes her swimwear line using the clip-on lens, but we said, “No, that’s just gratuitous, our readers won’t be interested in that, even if …

A look at the instaLens Magnetic SmartPhone Camera Lens 

The quality of camera phones is generally very good, especially on high end models. However, with a few exceptions, significant changes in magnification normally requires software-based image manipulation when on a smartphone. There are a few options available for altering lenses on phones, and one that impressed me …

Samsung K Zoom available a week today

Fancy the Samsung K Zoom? You’ve not got long to wait. According to the Samsung website the blue one will along a little later (June 13th) but you can get the black and white one on May 29th – a week today. Either way, the price (unlocked) for …

Sony announce the DSC QX-10 and the DSC QX-100 Smart Shots

When I first saw some odd looking clip on camera lenses for phones I thought it was an elaborate hoax by someone, yeah they sounded cool and I could no doubt think up a scenario where I could use one. Then came the leaks, we saw image after …

Sony and Honami lens camera pictures leak

Sony make a lot of the cameras on their phones, but now they have gone a step further with lenses that clip onto various phones. There are two lenses rumoured which are both G lens branded; this has become synonymous with quality in the digital camera world. The …

HTC Continue to tease – Ultrapixel cam on the way?

So…. What are we looking at here? HTC are showing pictures of lenses on their Twitter feed. Next to the shot is the date of their big launch – 19.2.13 Responses to the tweet have questioned whether this will mean and ultrapixel lens. This is something that has …

Utilitas – Lots of useful apps, all in one place

Usually on a daily or weekly basis you’ll want to use one of those “useful” apps. Y’know – using your phone as a torch, timing something with a stopwatch, converting units and so on. Now utilitas is here to bring all those apps together in one big friendly …