Living in the age of multimedia means that every other software has features built in that can use the camera in your Windows 10 device. Many can, in fact, directly access the webcam or camera. While others only request to open the built-in Windows Camera app. You can prevent apps from using your camera hardware from...

Regular camera updates are a bit of a forte of Lumia phones, considering just how much of an emphasis Microsoft (and before them Nokia) put into the imaging capabilities of these devices. And there is news of another important refresh now rolling out. The Lumia 830 received new improvements today — interesting,...

The PureView technology is going midrange. About time. Microsoft is gearing up to announce two new additions to the Lumia family, the Lumia 730 and the Lumia 830. While the former is billed as a selfie smartphone, the latter is aimed at consumers that want a capable photography solution. Sure, there is the Lumia 1020,...

There is no shortage of Nokia Lumia 830 rumors right now, and perhaps the more delightful of these are that Microsoft seems to be bringing its PureView camera technology to midrange. Even the invites Redmond sent for the September 4 event hint at amazing camera capabilities for the new device. Following these leaked...

Nokia, or rather, what’s left of the once telecom king from Finland, is of immense interest to the rest of the technology world. Microsoft may now be the rightful owner of the devices and services business, but Nokia is active in other fields. One area where the company has shown interest in is software. After...

Microsoft, when they took over Nokia’s devices services unit, also acquired some 25,000 or so workforce of the Finnish telecom company. But it now appears that not all of the former Nokia personnel were locked to long term contracts. Not all of the key Nokia personnel, I mean. Apple, for instance, have gained the...

The vow of sheer secrecy that Microsoft has taken for its future operating platforms, Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows Phone 8.1, means that leaks continue to dictate the game. And when it comes to Windows Phone 8.1 (also known as Windows Phone Blue), the developers that were given access to the SDK of the upcoming...

There was a moment in time, before the iPhone was made official, when Samsung offered the best camera quality on cell phones. All that changed in recent years, as Nokia put the emphasis on imaging in its newer handsets. And one of the highlight of the photography experience on Nokia handsets is the company’s Camera...

Go back a few years and Nokia, along with the likes of Samsung was one of the few mobile phone makers that truly focused on great imaging on its mobile devices. The highly advanced and highly competitive mobile phone field is no different. Nokia, along with Samsung, Apple and HTC is often cited as the brands that...

Windows 8.1 does bring improvements to the photo, video and camera applications. When you’re recording video, you can tap anywhere on the screen to take a picture without stopping the recording. The panorama feature based on the popular Photosynth app allows you to capture and seamlessly stitch panoramas and create...