The camera phone has come a long way. From often blurry, poorly lit images of a few years ago, the latest generation of devices create photos and video that could actually be considered beautiful. This is best exemplified by an Oscar first – the 2013 Best Documentary award went to Searching for Sugar Man, a movie directed by Malik Bendjelloul and shot in part with an iPhone. You don’t need to be an award winning filmmaker to benefit from these video recording tips.
The iPhone 5 sports one of the more elegant industrial designs we’ve seen from a smartphone to date. The beauty of the design comes at the expense of durability. While we’d never recommend using any iPhone without a case, the iPhone 5 needs a case to prevent damage to either the metal body or the glass screen. Ryan Pierson reviews several options he tested to help you find the right case for your needs.
Nothing says party quite like Karaoke. The iPad is a near perfect accessory for the job. The Retina display makes the iPad excellent for reading lyrics, while the front-facing camera makes it possible to record you and your friends singing along with your favorite songs.
If you love karaoke, you should definitely check out this collection of apps and microphones for turning your iPad into a karaoke machine. You’re sure to be the life of any party.