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Apple iPhone among most important digital cameras

PopPhoto recently compiled a list detailing the 30 most important digital cameras of all time. Not surprisingly, and quite deservedly, Apple's original iPhone made the cut. Sure, manufacturers like Nokia and Sony Ericsson had long been producing camera phones with better optics and more features...

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Apple issues RAW compatibility update for OS X 10.8

Do you like it RAW? Fans of the minimally processed image file format should head out to the Mac App Store today for another in a series of RAW compatibility updates for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Today's update features updates for three new Canon cameras (Canon EOS-1D C, EOS Rebel SL1 and EOS...

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Woxom's SlingShot stabilizes your iPhone videos; lets klutzes shoot landscape

If there's something I hear a lot of when I post videos it's "Why don't you shoot the farking thing landscape?" That, and "Your voice is sooooo annoying." The reason? My hands are small, weak and wobbly. So when Steve showed the Woxom SlingShot on TUAW TV Live a week or two ago, I volunteered...

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Apple releases new Digital Camera RAW update

Apple has released yet another compatibility update for the RAW format in digital cameras for use with iPhoto and Aperture, and it makes the following (mostly new) cameras compatible: Canon PowerShot S100 Nikon 1 J1 Nikon 1 V1 Nikon COOLPIX P7100 Olympus PEN...

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CanvasPop: iPhone 4S has 'highest quality on board cameras on any smart phone'

The folks at CanvasPop do a lot of photo printing, so they wanted to see how well the camera on the new iPhone 4S worked with their large-format canvas printing service. The results were great! One of their in-house printing experts grabbed a sample image from the gallery that Apple posted...

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Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.5

Apple today released another Digital Camera RAW Compatibility update. Version 3.5 provides RAW format compatibility for imaging applications like Aperture and iPhoto for these new cameras: Canon PowerShot G12 Leica D-Lux 5 Leica V-Lux 2 Nikon D7000 Nikon COOLPIX P7000 Panasonic Lumix...

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BlueSLR allows iPhone users to remotely control DSLR cameras

If you happen to own both a Nikon digital SLR camera and an iPhone and have been looking for a way that the two could work together, you may now be in luck. BlueSLR, which combines a Bluetooth accessory (dongle) that plugs into your SLR and an app you run on your iPhone (3G and up), iPod touch (2nd...

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Adding a Carl Zeiss SLR lens to your iPhone 4

If the 5x digital zoom on the iPhone 4's 5 MP digital camera doesn't make your heart pound with joy, maybe you should dig out some of those lenses from the SLR film camera that you're not using anymore and use 'em with your iPhone. We're not sure of the source of this Franken-cam, but it looks...

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Mac 101: Camera-specific application launching

Courtesy molenlavapit.com If you're the proud owner of a multi-camera/single Mac household then you've probably run into the problem of what happens when you plug in a camera not necessarily being what you intended. For instance, my wife used to have an issue...

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Retro Apple: The QuickTake 100 digital camera

In 1994, I was working as the IT manager for a natural gas pipeline company (all Macs, of course), had long hair pulled back in a ponytail, and none of that hair was gray. In January of '94, I remember being invited down to Apple's Denver office -- they had a Denver office in those days -- to see...

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Manage multiple cameras with Cameras

Flexibits has just released Cameras, an application designed to manage multiple camera hookups on your Mac. With Cameras, you can direct which programs launch when you connect any number of photo-related devices to your computer; including digital cameras, the iPhone or a digital media reader....

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So you just got a digital camera -- now what?

If you're one of the lucky people who got a digital camera this Christmas, congratulations and welcome to the fun and exciting world of digital photography. But now that you have your shiny new camera and are holding it in your eager hands, what's next? Fortunately, I've been in your shoes and can...

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What is wrong with this Picture?

Image Capture automatically launches when I attach my new iPod Touch to my Mac. The problem is, of course, that unlike the iPhone, the iPod Touch is not a camera. So why is it reporting itself as a camera to my computer? I haven't personally tried hooking it up to my Windows PC, but TUAW reader...

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Quicktake 100 Digital Camera

We're all a little Boot Camped out, so let's take a look back into Apple's history to 1994 when Apple was focused on its core product: a digital camera. That's right, if you thought that the iPod was Apple's first foray into the consumer electronic market you are sadly mistaken. The Quicktake 100...

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