Google Nexus 5, Smartphone Photography

Guest post by Alison Bailey There is no doubt about it, mobile phones just keep getting smarter, and smarter, and the included cameras better. So is it time to leave the big guns behind, and travel light? The opportunity recently arose to put a Google Nexus 5 smartphone to the test against my professional Nikon kit (D4 and 24-70mm f2.8 lens). …

Google apps in Tuscany, Travel tech road test

Guest post by Alison Bailey As a complete technophobe with a smartphone (trust me, I can dumb it down) it was with a little trepidation but an open mind that I found myself heading off for harvest time in the glorious hills of Tuscany. Why the trepidation? We’d be testing what a Google smartphone can offer the traveller. Turns out, quite …