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USBfever is selling 2x telephoto, 0.7x wide-angle macro, and fish-eye lenses for the iPhone. They attach with a magnetic ring with a self-adhesive backing. Now, it's no secret that the iPhone camera sucks, but they are so prevalent that some have managed to get better-than-mediocre pictures.. At US$16.99 …
December 30, 2008
Zacuto recently held a camera shoot-out (video also embeded after the break) to compare image quality. Actually, it's more of a format comparison. The cameras/formats compared: 35mm Film Red One Sony EX3 Panasonic HVX200 (w/ Letus & Redrock Micro adapters) Panasonic HPX170 Panasonic HPX300 Canon XH-A1 Canon 5D …
December 11, 2008
Being a Mac guy who works with After Effects, this news really bothers me. Keven Schmidt at Creative Mac benchmarked renders in After Effects CS4 on Mac OS X and Windows. The result? AE still renders faster in Windows, by roughly 1.2x. Now, AE has traditionally rendered faster …
November 24, 2008
The ICT Graphics Lab at USC has developed a 3D projection system. This is not your run-of-the-mill, 3D  glasses required projection. Rather, it uses a rotating mirror and specially designed circuitry with an off-the-shelf projector. The result is a projection which you can actually move around and view …
November 24, 2008
Slam poet Rives tells a short tale through typography. While I'm usually one to denounce what IM and text messages have done to writing skills, this is a creative use. [via MetaFilter]
November 3, 2008
Recently, I bagan the migration to a different invoicing system. One of the apps that caught my eye was Billings 3. While perusing their Anatomy of an Invoice page, I noticed something interesting. One of the bullet points: 5. It is best to use alternating row colors for …
October 24, 2008
No. Fish are not, nor will they ever be referred to as "Sea Kittens." Actually, don't clikc on that link. Peta doesn't need the page hits. Here's what it says: People don't seem to like fish. They're slithery and slimy, and they have eyes on either side of …
October 22, 2008
The DTV transition is easy! All kidding aside, it really isn't that difficult. [via metafilter]
October 17, 2008
A fun waste of a few minutes, The Eyeballing Game measures your ability to, well, eyeball shapes, distances, and other geometric attributes. I know, I know... "Math is hard!" But don't worry, all you have to do is click and move a box. My scores tend to be …
October 16, 2008
The enterprising individual at Mr.doob ((Or would you say Mr.doob is the enterprising individual?)) has come up with a unique way of using YouTube videos to present a higher resolution than normal. (Warning: semi-Rickrolling.) If you're interested in how it was done, the source code has the answers. …
October 7, 2008

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