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15 Of The Very Best & Top Photography Apps for Android Phones in 2017

Sometimes it’s just not possible to carry all your photography gear with you, and many times you’ll stumble on a particular scene that warrants photographing, but you’re bereft of the trusty DSLR.  But that shouldn’t stop you indulging your creative talents.  Most Smartphones nowadays have pretty competent built in cameras, and to make the most of your Android phones camera, you really need a set of software tools to enhance and compliment your ‘mobile’ photography. Here are some top picks…

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QuadRooter Android BUG May Affect Your Phone!

QUADROOTER ANDROID MOBILE SECURITY BUG A recent bug with serious flaws has been discovered on tens of millions of Android devices, that could give attackers complete access to your Android based phone and it’s data. The bug was uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on lots of chipsets manufactured by US firm Qualcomm, whose processors are in about 900 million Android phones. “I’m pretty sure you will see these vulnerabilities being used in the next three to four months,” said Michael Shaulov, head of mobility product…

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A guide to memory cards from 7dayshop.com for 2017

How to choose the right card SD memory cards are now pretty much standard for a range of devices such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras and camcorders. Getting the right card is essential. They can increase the storage capacity and performance of your device. Memory card formats: SD, microSD and CompactFlash SD, microSD and CompactFlash are the main card sizes on the market today. Within each card size, there are different classes of storage capacity and speed. SD memory cards are…

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Cost of memory cards falls by 100 times in under 10 years

An SD memory card might have set you back £27.50 per gigabyte in 2006, but you can now pick up the latest Kingston SDXC UHS-I card, for just under 28p per gigabyte. 2006 Way back 10 years ago, 7dayshop.com was selling 2GB memory cards costing £54.99 (a very low price at the time) – which was equivalent to £27.495 a GB. – You can see a snapshot page-grab image from the wayback machine internet archive below… 2016 Skip forward 10 years to today, and as you can…

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Introducing the new Snapmad website & a very tasty coupon code!

Well, it’s been a busy time over here, but we have some exciting news… After a lot of hard work on the programming front, we have just launched a new website for our sister company, Snapmad.com   What is Snapmad? Snapmad.com is a digital printing service used by photographers across the UK.  We specialise in printing of any photos, on to prints (up to 60×30 inches), ready to hang canvas pictures, and mugs.  We take pride in offering great service, price, and amazing quality – we are…

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Take better portraits – tips from professional photographer

Sometimes you have to get your feet wet to make the photo… and 7 other helpful tips to get better photos of people. Professional photographer Adam Bronkhorst writes for the 7dayshop blog I’m a professional photographer who specialises in shooting people and teaching other photographers. I love the interaction and the unexpected nature of a portrait shoot. I always see portraits as a two way process between me and my subject. I’ve been shooting portraits for magazines for a number of years and…

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7dayshop is 16 years old – happy birthday to us!

And it’s a BIG thank you to our customers who have made us one of the biggest online retailers offering quality, value products. We also thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane by putting together a video of how the 7dayshop logo has changed over the years (with a little help from the internet’s archive way back machine). Lowest prices on great products Since being founded, 7dayshop.com has become a major online retailer of photography,…

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Wow! USB cable PLANTS grown by scientists

New plants can be harvested as USB cables – and cut according to the required length. The first harvest Researchers have genetically engineered plants to develop as biodegradable USB cables and are due to bring in the first harvest later this year. Dr April F O’ols, a researcher at the AFD institute in southern Switzerland, explained that her team had also had success in turning petals and flowers into USB connectors, whether for micro USB ports or other sizes. The…

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St Patrick’s Day: 12 Stunning Photos from Ireland and Northern Ireland

Landscape photos that convey the beauty and drama of the landscape North and South by award-winning photographer Gary McParland. Glendalough Light Taken at sunrise at the Lower Lake, Glendalough in Co Wicklow, Ireland. Boyeeghter Light A beautiful beach at Melmore Head on the Rosguill Peninsula in Co Donegal Monday night. Known locally as The Murder Hole. I was treated to some beautiful light for a little while. Sunset at The Hares Gap Sunset shot from the Hares Gap in The…

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Ultra wide-angle photography tips – 10 close-up pictures we love!

Amazing photos of swans that you have to see. Read on to see how how photographer Simon Anderson got these pictures (it includes using a fish tank). “I’m a keen amateur photographer who started at the early stages of digital with a 1-2 megapixel point and shoot. “Immediately drawn to being able to see the pictures on the back of the camera screen, I soon started buying camera magazines looking at awe at the amazing pictures that photographers were creating.…

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