On July 11, 2013, Nokia unveiled the successor to its groundbreaking 808 PureView smartphone. The 808 was the first smartphone to feature Nokia’s PureView imaging technology. The new phone, revealed at a company event in New York, was called the Nokia Lumia 1020. The Camera Although it ditches the PureView name, the Lumia 1020 retains Nokia’s innovative and, in this case, defining feature. PureView combines a 1/1.5-inch imaging sensor which is much larger than the ones found on several other smartphones with Carl Zeiss optics. The mere size of the Lumia’s sensor enables pixel oversampling which involves squeezing several sensor pixels into a single image pixel. This means that full resolution is condensed into a lower-resolution picture, thus increasing image sharpness and low light performance.
It’s September, and that means that the year is already more than half over. It’s time for two things: Christmas in September and reflecting on the year’s best ringtones. Nowadays, ringtones are often popular songs, (unless they involve the once-ubiquitous “Crazy Frog,” who, sadly, is absent from this list!). If you want to be cool, change your ringtone to one of these hits. 5. “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore Seattle-based rapper Macklemore, also known as Ben Haggerty, released his ode to second-hand stores and scored a major hit. Perhaps a reflection of how many thrift-conscious music listeners there are out there or just a catchy beat from a surprisingly good white rapper, “Thrift Shop” is creative and funny. 4. “Goldie” by A$AP Rocky Is it because