HTC’s latest J Butterfly is a supercharged One M8 in a waterproof body

Japanese carrier KDDI has just announced a new HTC J Butterfly, a handset which resembles the HTC One in specs but with features aimed at its home market. Like a lot of other Japanese devices, the 5-inch, full HD handset is waterproof, for starters, in case you feel like taking fish photos. For that, HTC has brand new cameras: a 13-megapixel rear dual-camera model, with a selfie-friendly 5-megapixel front shooter. That differs from the One M8’s 4-megapixel Duo “Ultrapixel” camera; KDDI instead calls it a “Duo Effect” camera with features like depth-of-field adjustment. Filling out the spec sheet are a … Continue reading HTC’s latest J Butterfly is a supercharged One M8 in a waterproof body

How to use Burst Mode on the iPhone 5S

Apple’s latest flagship iPhone, the 5S, includes some enhancements to the camera, including a new Burst Mode. When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S, one of the main feature sets shown off during the presentation was the camera improvements. Two of the new features stood out more than others, were slo-mo videos and a new Burst Mode. Burst Mode will take photos at up to 10 frames per second on the 5S, so you don’t miss the best shot. This comes in especially useful when taking a photo of a child, or an action shot and timing isn’t easy. To use … Continue reading How to use Burst Mode on the iPhone 5S