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Shoulderpod S1: an iPhone filmmaker’s grip, tripod mount and stand in one (review)

I’m on a mission to shoot more video with my iPhone this year and I’ve got a new accessory that’s helping me accomplish that goal. It’s the S1 Smartphone Rig by Shoulderpod ($34.90) and it’s helping me make . This device is simultaneously capable of tackling two of the biggest problems with mobile video making: unsteady shots and the lack …

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Galileo: a robotic device that lets you remote control your iPhone (review)

I’m a sucker for three things: robots, unique iPhone camera accessories and stuff that makes me say, “Whoa!” the first time I see it. The Bluetooth-enabled Galileo robotic motion controller ($149.95) for iPhone is all three. The Galileo is a really, truly amazing and remarkable concept. . The crazy part is, it can point in literally any direction: up, down, sideways… …

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HISY iPhone camera remote: the best way to take selfies (review)

One of my favorite new gadgets is It’s called the HISY ($25) and it’s a wireless (Bluetooth) iPhone camera shutter remote that Let’s face it. Taking a good selfie can be hard. Mirror pics, for instance, suck because they don’t capture just you—they also get your phone. The “reach out” is no good either because it’s always capturing your face …

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Ztylus iPhone camera case and Revolver Lens Kit review

I dream of a day when my iPhone will be able to replace my DSLR. Yes, that day is probably many, many years off, but until then I’ve got some fun accessories I can play around with for better iPhone pics. One such item is the Ztylus iPhone camera case and accompanying revolver lens attachment ($99.95 for the combo). This …

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Vhoto: a must-have photo/video app for more spontaneous moments

I recently had one of those ever-rarer experiences of seeing an app in the app store and having to try it immediately. In this case it was an awesome new photo/video app called Vhoto. When I first realized there was an app that lets you “take pictures” from videos I thought to myself, “Wow, that’s brilliant.” In a way, Vhoto acts similar …

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Oh Dang! From Instagram to Oil Paintings

“That’s insane!” was the first thought to run through my head when I first saw what the creative talent at PIXELI.ST was capable of. I’m really excited to get to introduce you to this company if you haven’t run into them yet. Most companies are doing their best to turn the physical world digital but here’s a company doing the …

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5 New Photo Sharing Apps for iPhone

Without a doubt one of the most important features of a smartphone these days is a great camera and with the latest release of the iPhone, the camera functionality is better than ever. If you are still texting photos with Apple’s built-in messaging app or sending them via email, allow me to introduce you to the future of mobile photo …

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HTC One X+

Are you looking to upgrade your mobile photo and video experience? Check out the HTC One X+  ($199 with a 2-year ATT contract), a smartphone that delivers sharp images (see sample below) and crisp videos: it’s hard to believe such a thin and light device can produce such impressive output. Built-in camera filters and effects, including a handy auto-edit feature, make …

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The Story Behind the Lytro Camera

When I first heard of the Lytro camera, I flipped out. I wanted one so bad because, well, it’s so different. I remember thinking, “Wow, now there is something that is truly outside of the box.” I was so impressed by the capabilities that I had to know more. Thankfully, Kira Wampler who heads up Marketing at Lytro as a VP was able …

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The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Are you ready to ruin any chance you had of getting any work done today? This list represents “the best of the best” of the tech world’s resources DailyTekk curated over 2012. Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor’s Choice selections from our most popular lists of last year. Grouped together they …

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