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Samsung getting reinvigorated with Windows Phone 8; releases three new Lens apps for users

Samsung getting reinvigorated with Windows Phone 8; releases three new Lens apps for users

Say what you will about Samsung, but it looks like they’re finally sinking some money and resources into delivering quality apps for their users. Today, the Korean company has pushed out three new camera apps, which are all variations on a theme, but are still fun to use. The three apps, Artistic Effect, Fun Shot and Color Effect, are all Lenses that can be launched to give live filters...

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Watch out Instagram, Twitter app for Windows Phone gets Lens, Filter support in latest update

Watch out Instagram, Twitter app for Windows Phone gets Lens, Filter support in latest update

The official Twitter app for Windows Phone, which received a hearty update a few months ago, has just been bumped to version 2.1 and it’s quite significant too. The big new feature is integrated Lens support with filters. That means you can snap a photo and quickly post it to your Twitter account (or accounts, as multiple ones are supported) and add some nifty filters like Vignette,...

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Discussing cameras and the future of Windows Phone with Nokia's Juha Alakarhu

Discussing cameras and the future of Windows Phone with Nokia's Juha Alakarhu

Although Nokia was not announcing any new Lumia Windows Phones here at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, they were still present here making sure people know that they mean business. Luckily for us their photo guru, Juha Alakarhu, was there to take our questions regarding cameras and the future of mobile camerawork. Being in charge of Nokia’s imaging for their Lumia line gives him special insight...

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Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

Is this Windows Phone 8? We think so... With less than week before Microsoft is expected to show off Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco, some leaked (and terrible looking) screenshots have appeared on the site Nokia Innovation. The shots supposedly show off integrated Skype, including an incoming video call as well as a data usage app. You may also note the mention of "RCSe" near the...

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