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Nokia has announced it's bringing support for RAW image files on some of its Lumia smartphones. One of the most desired features, RAW support offers a whole new world of opportunity to enthusiasts.
Images uploaded to Instagram through the use of third-party apps such as Windows Phone's "Instance" have been restored for users, though the general public still can't see the photos.
The second monthly photography contest is complete, and ArcticRift was the winner! The contest's next theme is "The View From My Window," and the prize is a Neowin subscription!
Appearing on photography web show The Grid, Adobe's group product manager Tom Hogarty has shown off a prototype version of Lightroom running on iOS, offering a true professional editing on the iPad.
More pictures have leaked of the "Facebook Phone," which may be called the HTC First. The device will come in three colours and closely resembles the iPhone 5. Facebook have made their own skin.
The photography competition from March is now closed, a winner has been chosen, and a new theme for April has been selected. Participate in the next contest and you could win a Mimobot!
Enjoy photography? Enjoy contests? Enjoy winning? Then take a look at Neowin's official monthly photography contest to try and win or just see great photography by our members.
The Computer History Museum has gained permission from Adobe Systems to release the source code of version 1.0.1 of Photoshop from 1990 for non-commercial use.
Dropbox is to bring some big changes in coming months, with a greater emphasis on image sharing and file previews. Gone are the days of structured folders; the future seems to be document previews!
Twitter is pulling out all of the stops to ensure third-party apps aren't integrated with it, and as of today, Instagram embedding will not work with tweets.
Facebook has removed an image seemingly showing a woman in rather, ahem, 'risque' positioning while proving someone's theory that the Terms of Service are somewhat flawed in their usage.
Google has acquired Nik Software, makers of iOS and OS X photo-editing app, Snapseed. This could be a move to take on Facebook who purchased Instagram for $1 billion.
Google has just revealed some images and a video all captured with its Google Glass Project devices. This indicates that the device is going through its testing phase as it leaves the Google lab.
Wouldn't it be cool if you had a real digital camera that looked just like the Instagram icon? A new project, the Socialmatic, is just that, and it needs you (mostly your money) to become reality.
Ikea has unveiled a cardboard digital camera, offering photography in a completely recyclable manner. The camera, known as the "Knappa", unfortunately won't be sold publicly.
Microsoft could have shown work on a Photosynth app for Windows Phone through their website, with the app having launched on iOS almost a year ago.
Ever wonder what the largest digital photo ever taken was? Well it's not just a few hundred megapixels, in fact its more than a hundred GIGApixels in size, and it's a stunning sight to behold
SkyDrive has received another update, adding geotag support for photos uploaded that contain location info. Reports suggest that more changes are in the pipeline, so expect further updates soon.
Slow motion imagery can be captivating and amazing to watch, so in today's Trivia Tuesday I take a look at the technology behind high-speed photography including the world's fastest camera.
Many people are familiar with the default Windows XP background. The rolling hills have almost become synonymous with computing. But who took it, and where did Microsoft find it?
Included in near enough everything that shows photos these days, the slideshow is still alive and kicking, from your mobile to your games console. But beyond a few niche uses, what's the point of it?
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After yesterday's introduction of Google Places, a revamp and streamlining of the already successful Local Business Center, Google is taking the business search engine one step further. In a few select trial cities, Google will...
Imagine being able to download applications to your camera, just as you can to your smartphone. Reports indicate that researchers at Stanford University are attempting to create an open source camera. Stanford is no stranger...
Nikon has revealed the world's first compact digital camera, which features an integrated projector, allowing users to share their pictures on any suitable flat surface, such as a wall or display. The 10-lumen projector can...
Amazon.com, the world's leading online retailer, has acquired dpreview.com – a hobby site started by Phil Askey in 1998 that now on a monthly basis, receives seven million unique visitors (over 22 million sessions) who...
With feverish demand for digital cameras fueling growth in the photography industry, manufacturers hope to persuade consumers that printing pictures is just as important as snapping them. Printing of digital photos, whether...