iOS 7 Camera App Improves Access, Adds New Shooting Options and Filters

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When iOS 7 hits the streets this fall, the camera app will see major changes, the impact of which should affect almost every iOS owner given the popularity of picture taking. A quick look at Flickr reveals the top three most popular cameras are iPhones that include the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5. All of which are scheduled to receive iOS 7. Making a change to the heart that pumps out these photos is a pretty big deal. Read for what you can expect from the new iOS 7 camera app. … [Read more...]

Pimp My Hair for iPhone Review

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Okay, okay, it’s a bit childish to mess with photos of people on your iPhone.  But sometimes, it can be laugh out loud funny and provide some great fun for your friends and family.  App makers Iddiction have created a simple hit which is steadily part of the Top 25 free apps – at least for now.  Read on for our Pimp My Hair for iPhone review. … [Read more...]

I’d Cap That for iPhone Review

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I’d Cap That is a comedy app which combines random hilarious sayings with photos of your choosing.  In turn, a hilarious combination is born.  Please note that the app does contain some adult sayings so it’s recommended to be used by those over the age of 17. Much like most apps that employ use of the camera, in I’d Cap That you have the option to take a new photo or choose one from your Photo Library.   Once a picture is selected – tapping Use will bring the same picture up with the funny caption.  Pictures can be chosen from any of your albums, including your photostream collection. Depending on the combination of what’s in the picture along with the randomly chosen caption – the output is hit or miss.  Sometimes it can be … [Read more...]

Facebook Camera for iPhone Review

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In the midst of a couple of new Facebook-made apps, Facebook Camera has been born into the world.  Expanding on the sparse camera options available in the main Facebook app, Facebook Camera allows for a few key features that may persuade you to include it as part of your app collection.  Join our Facebook Camera for iPhone review and see if it's going to displace any of your current cameras. … [Read more...]

Daily iPhone App Giveaway: Camera+ for iPhone

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We just finished giving away copies of Pocketbooth and we're going to keep the photo theme going for today's Daily iPhone Ap Giveaway. We're ramping up the awesome, offering up what we've concluded is the Best Camera App for iPhone, none other then Camera+. Today you have an opportunity to win Camera+ for iPhone. How to enter: This app offers all sorts of tools and filters to help you take better photos. To enter, share one of your worst photos. It's a random drawing, so any poor photo will do. The  winner(s) will be randomly selected tomorrow.  Not a member, join today! Camera+ Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or someone who’s barely touched a camera, Camera+ will make you love taking photos. Everybody has a … [Read more...]

The App Filter: Best Camera App for iPhone

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The App Store is crowded. There are hundreds of apps for every purpose under the sun. Want to cut through the clutter? On a regular basis, we pick a category and answer the question "What app would you buy if you could only buy one?" Today, we give you our advice on the best camera app for iPhone. Despite its relative old age, one app still stands ahead of the pack for all-purpose photography: Camera+. Though there are better camera apps for one thing or another when it comes to iphoneography, Camera+ should be the first one on anyone's list. It makes the built-in camera app look like child's play, and it does so without getting confusing or over-complicated. If you're comfortable getting around the default camera app, you'll be … [Read more...]

Camera+ Hits Version 3, Rolls Out Major New Features

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The insanely popular photography app Camera+ has just updated to version 3.0, and has added a raft of tweaks, changes, new features, and fixes. Chief among them are an overhauled sharing setup, workflows, and a new API so that other apps can play with Camera+. In fact, TweetBot can already take advantage of it. There's a full breakdown of what's new after the jump: … [Read more...]

Weekend Giveaways: Win a free copy of Camera+

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This weekend, we are giving away three copies of Camera+ (App Store link), our favorite camera app for the iPhone. To enter, simply comment on this article with a valid email address. Sorry folks, but US residents only due to iTunes restrictions. On Monday, we'll randomly select three people who will win a copy of Camera+, a very awesome photography app. With Camera+ you’re able to use your iPhone to shoot the best photos you possibly can. Packed with several useful features that your standard camera app doesn’t include, your pics will improve the instant you start using Camera+. Photo Flashlight Use the iPhone 4 LED flash as a continuous fill light to improve photo quality, especially for portrait and macro … [Read more...]

Hidden Panorama Feature in iOS 5

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An iOS developer @conradev has uncovered the hidden panorama mode within iOS 5. Directions for enabling this option are pretty straightforward. By setting ‘EnableFirebreak’ to YES in com.apple.mobileslidesho.plist, panorama becomes an available option. This is likely not ready for primetime, so temper your expectations if you find your way to enabling panorama mode. There is an app submitted to Cydia that will make it easier for jailbroken phones to enable the feature. Those of you looking for alternatives to modifying your iPhone, there are a number of apps in the App Store that allow for taking panoramic photos. One of which is the very well reviewed 360 Panorama (App Store link) and as perfect timing would have it, the app is … [Read more...]

Who really got sherlocked by Apple with iOS 5?

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Yesterday, many of iOS developers left the WWDC keynote with their heads hanging due to Apple replicating their apps functionality in iOS. As wounded as they are, I have a gut feeling that they're incidental casualties in a much bigger battle. In the Apple developer word, there's the term "Sherlocked" — it's when you create an app, and the Apple rocks up and provides the same functionality baked in essentially destroying your version. It's named after an event that happened with Mac OS 10.2, which shipped with Sherlock 3, killing off Karelia Watson, amidst claims that Apple copied the indie developer's application. Yesterday's WWDC announcement of iOS 5 saw a mammoth rash of Sherlocking. Marco Arment from Instapaper tweeted a single … [Read more...]