Instagram is Coming to Windows Phone, Just in Time for Nokia’s New Lumia Phones

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Well the really big news today if you’re a Windows Phone user is that Instagram is coming to your OS–and that now means that you’ll have both Hipstamatic and Instagram.

If you’re considering the Windows OS, then Nokia has two new offerings for you. The new phones are the Lumia 1520 and the Lumia 1320. The 1520 has a 20MP sensor–which is bigger than the 920 but not as big as the 1020. Both phones have a 6 inch display, Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal flash storage, and a microSD card slot for memory expansion.The 1520 will come in at $749.

The 1320 will sport a 5MP imaging sensor (don’t ask us why), dual core processor, and a six inch display. It’s price tag is a more conservative $339.

Good Thing it Was Nikon Suing Sigma and Not Apple

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Back in 2011 Nikon sued Sigma for potential patent infringement on their VR stabilization technology. It’s not like anyone (besides Sigma) lost a lot of sleep over it but the case was dismissed recently by a Tokyo District Court judge. The judge stated that there was no patent infringement happening on the six sigma lenses included with the lawsuit. Nikon was seeking 12 billion yen (130 million US dollars) for the infringement.

This may be done for now or Nikon may take it to a higher court but for now it appears that the case is over but the dust is not quite settled. Losing a lawsuit like this would deeply impact Sigmas public image especially while they are rebuilding themselves as a company and releasing fantastic glass! Read more about the lens drama over at SLR Lounge.

Review: Sigma 50-150mm F2.8 APO EX DC OS (Canon EF)

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We’ve had a good time with the Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 lens for well over a month now and it’s time for us to get to the point and give you the full on review of this third-party lens maker’s new and updated version of their 50-150mm zoom lens. The lens will fit right into many photographer’s bags as it acts as a good portrait lens at 50mm and a great sports lens with its long 150mm reach. Let’s see if it can stand up against the big names in photography after the break.

 

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