This week at its World Wide Developer Conference, Apple publicly exposed some of the features of the next generation of its mobile operating system, iOS 6. It is not coming out until the Fall, probably in conjunction with the next iteration of the iPhone, but here are the things I am really impatient for: [Read more…]
The New York Times has an article discussing the the iPhone telephoto lens from my earlier post on the subject. They have uniformly positive things to say about the burgeoning area, and mention a couple other seemingly good alternatives as well.
Similarly, Ars Technica has just posted an in-depth article on this subject, except theirs is much more focused on the results than the accessories. It is about as thorough examination of the subject as you are likely to find, and worth checking out (best read on a good bright monitor instead of a mobile device since it contains a ton of comparison photos.)
By way of update on the Photojojo unit, in my experience having a lens that can pull in distance shots is proving quite handy. And the tripod and tripod mount are also useful. Unlike previous efforts I had tried, the case for the Photojojo unit I mentioned is sturdy enough, unobtrusive enough, and easy enough to use that you can just put the case on in advance of an event and then keep the lens handy for quick installation & removal.
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