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Adobe Systems Introduce Light Room App To Improve Photography On iPhones



Good news, photographers: Adobe Systems just unlocked a new level of photo quality for those with recent iPhones and iPads.

With the release of Adobe Lightroom 2.5 for iOSon Tuesday, you’ll be able to shoot photos in the raw format that many professionals like to use. Raw photos, with data taken straight from the camera’s image sensor, offer more editing flexibility and image quality than traditional JPEG images.

Raw images are a bit of a pain to handle, though, since you can’t just drop them on Facebook or print them out for your relatives until you’ve turned them into a JPEG. Software like Lightroom exists to ease that pain, though.

Why endure the hassles of shooting raw? To show a little more detail lost in photos’ shadows, fix problems of overexposure or underexposure, correct the orange tones of indoor shots and the blue tones of shady shots, or pull back washed-out skies to show a bit more of the blue you remembered when you were there.

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Shooting with raw photos, as in this example from Lightroom on iOS, lets you preserve more details in bright clouds compared to JPEG.

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A quick snap of your pals at the party may not merit the fuss, but these days we use our phones to show off on Instagram and capture momentous events like new babies arriving in the world. Shooting raw lets you wring as much as you can out of your camera for posterity.

Apple opened the door to raw photography with Tuesday’s release of iOS 10, the software that powers iPhones and iPads and competes with Google’s rival Android software. Android has had raw support for nearly two years, though not all phones take advantage of it. Android and iOS both use Adobe’s DNG format to store the raw data.

Not everyone will be able to shoot raw with Lightroom for iOS, though. It requires a camera with at least 12-megapixel images, which means last year’s iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, the smaller iPhone SE, Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro, theiPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, which CNET calls “the photographer’s phone.”

JPEG is convenient, but here’s how it can fall short. When a digital camera takes a photo, it makes its best guess about how to expose the shot properly and set the white balance so skin tones are natural instead of orange or blue. It then processes the shot accordingly, tries to reduce noise and sharpen edges, then “bake” all that into a JPEG. You can change it afterward with editing software, but the camera throws out much of the original data during the baking process.

With the raw photo, the choices are up to you.

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A JPEG locks in the camera’s best guess about a scene’s colors, but raw photos let you change it.

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It “makes it possible to create absolutely stunning photos that, until a few years ago, could only have been done with a traditional camera,” said Josh Haftel, leader of Adobe’s mobile Lightroom efforts, in a blog post.

Shooting raw photos isn’t the only route to better photos. To try to improve image quality with ordinary JPEGs more conveniently, newer phones often combine multiple shots into one to expose highlights and shadows better, for example.

And although Lightroom itself is free for mobile devices, it costs $10 a month if you want to sync photos to Lightroom running on your PC.

The new Lightroom also supports the wide-gamut color that the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus can capture, Adobe said.

Source –  CNET

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Huawei Phones Not Allowed To Use Android Officially Anymore



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I woke up to a very disappointing news yesterday,Huawei Phones Not Allowed To Use Android Officially Anymore and believe me I was very upset about this move. This is coming at a time where Huawei is making changes to the Android market as we know it and Google revoked their licence based on mere accusations,

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Accusations that haven’t been even proved to be true. This decision would probably worsen the trade war between China and the United States.

The consequences of this may end up affecting all technological markets and the world economy in general. Don’t forget that Huawei is the world’s second-largest seller of smartphones

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Newer devices from Huawei will not be able to install Android updates, or any Google apps, including Google Play Store and Gmail. However, you can simply access those Android updates through AOSP and GAPPs but without any support from Google.

Donald Trump had accused Huawei of working for the Chinese government, installing back doors in their networks and devices to facilitate surveillance, without any evidence at all.

This made the senior manager of Huawei get arrested a few months ago. Since then, both China and the United States have imposed tariffs on their respective products. Recently, the Trump Administration added the Chinese brand Huawei to the blacklist of the Department of Commerce, hence, forcing American companies to stop having commercial relations with Huawei.

However, according to Reuters, Google is the first to comply with the recently approved law, but other US companies that have commercial relations with Huawei, like Qualcomm, Intel, NVIDIA, will have to make a similar decision.

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MTN Instabinge 1GB For N200 Now Valid For 3 Days



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Instagram addicts MTN has something special for you guys. The MTN Instabinge 1GB for N200 is now valid for 3 days.

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The MTN Pulse InstaBinge bundle comes in two bundles rate which is 250MB for N100 and 1GB for N200 valid for 3 days..The offer is exclusive to Pulse users, meaning you need to migrate to Pulse by dialing *406#.

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Fam! The #MTNInstabinge heavy bundle is now valid for 3days and keeps getting better and better #JustForYou. Dial *406# to begin.

MTN Nigeria (@MTNNG) May 7, 2019

Before now, it was valid for just 24 hours, but MTN took to their social media handle to announce the new changes to 3 days validity.

To check InstaBinge bundle balance, dial *559*39#.

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