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Can a smartphone camera do it all?
If you're anything like me, your cellphone and its built-in camera is always on you, while your digital camera gathers dust at home. This wasn't always the case. Just a few years ago, phone cameras with a lowly 1.3 megapixels were the norm, and photos came out pixelated and poorly lit. No way would you have thought of ditching your regular camera for one of those. But as smartphone makers have increasingly realized the potential of the built-in camera, there's been a deluge of phones with cameras that can match ' and sometimes outperform ' low-end dedicated devices in a snap. A new entrant to the market should inspire some more competition in the phone camera sphere: The myTouch 4G Slide smartphone, made by HTC and available through T-Mobile. It has an 8-megapixel camera and plenty of the settings you'd find on a normal digital camera. The device takes crisp, bright photos and is simple to use. With it in hand, you'll be missing some pocket camera features, but mostly you'll be apologizing to your increasingly dusty digital friend. Read More
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