Android: While most people love Little Photo for the variety of post-processing special effects it sports, we love it for the dead simple tap the screen to snap shutter system it employs and the full-screen review that follows.
Most smart phone camera apps suffer from one uniform and annoying design flaw: the trigger for the camera is a small touch-screen button somewhere on the screen interface. If there is a lot of glare on the screen or you’re holding the phone at an awkward angle, hitting the button (usually the size of a dime or smaller) can be a real pain.
Little Photo, a free camera app for the Android platform, turns the entire screen into a trigger. Hold the phone anyway you want and snap the photo by tapping your finger anywhere on the entire touchscreen. If you prefer a more hardware-based approach, you can also use the volume rocker on your phone to trigger the photo in place of the screen tap. Either way it’s light years better than fumbling for a non-textured and tiny touch screen button.
In addition to the so-easy-it-hurts tap anywhere feature, Little Photo includes a full-screen review of the photo after each snap.
Little photo is a free app, Android only. Hit up the link below to grab a copy from the Google Play store. Know of another great Android app with a simple one-touch trigger? Sound off in the comments.
Little Photo [Google Play Store]
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- Published 08/23/12