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Smartphone cameras have become one of the main ways everyday people capture photos and document life, and even professional photographers may use phones to shoot paid work. PetaPixel covers the latest news and information on how smartphones are transforming the way photographs are made.
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These Are the iPhones and Macs That Will Run Apple Intelligence at Launch

As seen with competing artificial intelligence platforms and features, Apple Intelligence will utilize some computational power in the cloud. However, perhaps more than any of the competition, Apple prioritizes on-device processing enabled by the company's robust and efficient silicon. This means more privacy and security, but also that some not-that-old devices will be left behind as Apple steps into the AI age.

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Vivo V30 Pro Review: Among the Best Affordable Phones for Photography

The Vivo V30 Pro may be a mid-range smartphone, but with Zeiss in the mix, the camera takes a decisive step forward compared to its predecessors. Until now, Vivo reserved its collaboration with Zeiss for its X Series, but no longer. The Zeiss tech makes the more affordable V Series more interesting to photographers.