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How To Quickly Take A Picture or Selfie in iOS 10

How To Quickly Take A Picture or Selfie in iOS 10


If you’ve just upgraded to iOS 10, you might be wondering, where’s the camera icon that used to be in the bottom-right corner. Swiping up on that corner doesn’t do anything either. Did Apple remove the camera shortcut in iOS 10? I mean, given the whole new Lock screen changes, you wouldn’t put it past them. But no, the shortcut for launching the camera is still there. There’s no icon for it though.

iPhone 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Camera Comparison: Which one takes better videos?

iPhone 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Camera Comparison: Which one takes better videos?

Following on from my look at still capture results, in which the iPhone 7 pipped the competing Galaxy S7 to the post by virtue of more natural image processing, several commenters remarked that they’d like to see a video camera test too. Do the same processing comments apply? On the whole yes, as you’ll see below…

Camera Shoot-Out: iPhone 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7

Camera Shoot-Out: iPhone 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7

The iPhone 7, reviewed here, has imaging that’s distinguished from that in the iPhone 6s by having a larger aperture and OIS, Optical Image Stabilisation, which should both significantly improve its low light photos. But how far does this spec bump take the iPhone 7 in the wider smartphone imaging world? I pitch it here, by popular demand, against the populist mass-market champion, the Samsung Galaxy S7, shot for shot, pixel for pixel.

How To Quickly Send a Selfie in Messages App in iOS 10

How To Quickly Send a Selfie in Messages App in iOS 10

You know what’s better than sending an emoji, a bitmoji, or a GIF reaction? Sending a picture of your actual facial reaction to the message you just got. Call me old fashioned, but it just has its own charm. If you think so as well, the new Messages app in iOS 10 just made this a lot easier to do.

These Are The Best Photos Taken With an iPhone in 2016

These Are The Best Photos Taken With an iPhone in 2016

Who says you can’t take incredible photos with a smartphone? The annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) proves that Apple’s latest devices are all you need to take great images on the go — and here are the best iPhone photos taken in 2016.

Top 4 iPhone Apps for Adding Beautiful Text Over Photos

Top 4 iPhone Apps for Adding Beautiful Text Over Photos

Photos with text over them are kind of hot right now. My Instagram feed is full of those really beautiful looking photos with quotes on them. Or motivational text. Have you ever wondered the secret behind them? And how you too can easily create such images?

Apple Invents Compact Telephoto Lens System for iPhone That Folds Away

Apple Invents Compact Telephoto Lens System for iPhone That Folds Away

If you want a smartphone with an optical zoom lens, you have to settle for a bulky device with a huge hump in its back. But a new Apple invention for a compact telephoto lens that folds away when not in use could change that for future iPhones.

The best way to share 4K videos from iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

The best way to share 4K videos from iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have the ability to shoot at a 4K resolution, which means that these videos will have 4x times more pixels than a normal Full HD video. However, even if we all agree that shooting 4K videos is great, those files start to get really, really big. So big that sharing 4K videos isn’t as simple as we would like. 

How to get the iPhone 6s Selfie Flash on any iPhone

How to get the iPhone 6s Selfie Flash on any iPhone

Getting the perfect selfie is very important to some people. And your selfie opportunities shouldn’t be constrained by poor lighting. So that’s where the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus bring in the front-facing flash. Basically, the phone’s screen acts as a the flash for the front-facing camera. This “flash” adds just enough extra lighting to really improve the quality of selfies and other front camera photos when they are in poor light. But what about folks that don’t own the newest generation of iPhones? Well, fear not, you can enjoy “selfie flash” on your older device as well. 

How to take Live Selfies with Retina Flash on the iPhone 6s

How to take Live Selfies with Retina Flash on the iPhone 6s

In my opinion, selfies may lead to the end of the world, but nevertheless they are amazingly popular amongst pretty much everyone one. So much so, Apple created a Selfie album in iOS 9 Photos. With the introduction of Live Photos in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, everyone’s selfie game will need to step it up a notch. It’s time for Live Selfies.