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Lights, Camera, Action! Macworld/iWorld 2013 Puts the Spotlight on Filmmaking

iPhone Film Festival, education sessions, products, and special events with Fred Armisen and the Independent Film Channel celebrate the next generation of film and television FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – IDG World Expo today announced a full agenda of film education and special events that showcase the evolution in movie making made possible by Apple […]

iMac Available on 30 November

CUPERTINO, California―28 November 2012―Apple® today announced the all-new iMac® will be available on Friday, 30 November. Featuring a stunning design, brilliant display with reduced reflection, faster processors and an innovative new storage option called Fusion Drive, the new iMac is the most advanced desktop Apple has ever made. The 21.5-inch iMac will be available through the […]

Matrox Announces Thunderbolt(TM) Docking Station at $249

Matrox today introduced Matrox DS1, a Thunderbolt docking station that brings all the productivity benefits of a desktop computer to MacBook and Ultrabook users. From a single Thunderbolt connection, users can add multiple peripherals including a large DVI or HDMI® display, a full-size keyboard, and a mouse. A gigabit Ethernet port provides connectivity to a […]

What The Fuck Is Wrong With HP (and Everyone Else)

HP is a company I have always loved, whose products are well engineered and who have some of the brightest minds in Silicon Valley. So just what has got into HP and all the other computer makers, except Apple? The recent news that HP has dropped the TouchPad a month after the US release and […]

New NEC SpectraView 241 & 271 monitors

Color Confidence announce a raised benchmark in colour accurate display with the new NEC SpectraView 241 & 271 monitors Best in class for colour critical work – ideal for photographers and designers Numerous new features for image quality and stability, together with superb usability Birmingham, UK, 24th August 2010 – Europe’s leading independent colour management […]

Android Looking More Like a Good Platform to Develop For (or Has Apple Crossed to the Darkside)

An article from today on Fast Company presents some really interesting information about smart phone takeup rates and market penetration, so I recommend you go to the article and look it over. It has me thinking about many things to do with the iPhone and iPad. What it shows is that while smart phones are […]

Starting an iPhone Application Business for Dummies Book Review

Starting an iPhone Application Business for Dummies is part of the brilliant for Dummies series that covers pretty much everything. The book covers what you need to get your head around to setup a proper iPhone business and get it right from the start. Starting an iPhone Application Business for Dummies By Aaron Nicholson, Joel […]

Computational Photography Testbed Camera, the Frankencamera

Computational photography, as we have talked about it before, is a coming together of the camera and the computer to do more than the camera can do by itself. Things like HDR, increasing depth of field and much more are possible. To advance this work the Stanford University research group that has been pushing computational […]

New Pioneer Blu-ray Disc Computer Writer Delivers Full Potential of HD Disc Format Combining High Speed Performance with Dual-layer Write Support

Advanced Software Bundle Ushers Consumers into New Era of HD Digital Scrapbooking To the delight of creative consumers and professional authoring providers, Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today introduces its new BDR-2203 Blu-ray Disc®/DVD/CD internal computer writer.  Delivering on the promise of a comprehensive solution for large file storage and high definition film functionality, the new […]

Wacom Intuos4 Graphics Tablet Is Here

Next-generation Professional Pen Tablet Delivers New Proprietary Pen Technology and an Elegant, Ergonomic Design Loaded with New Features Wacom® today unveils the long anticipated Intuos®4, a revolutionary new professional pen tablet that delivers new features and unparalleled performance to photographers, designers and artists seeking optimal control and improved productivity. Inspired by members of Wacom’s professional […]

Pixel Sunscreen 2.0 – See your laptop screen in bright light

Processing and transmitting photographs from remote locations can be hard enough without having to fight the sun, wind, and other natural elements.  Think Tank Photo has solved this problem with the Pixel Sunscreen 2.0, a small, portable spring-loaded sunscreen that instantly pops open for quick access.  This completely redesigned and reengineered version of Think Tank’s […]

Apple Introduces New Mac Pro

Features Intel “Nehalem” Xeon Processors & High-Performance Graphics Apple today introduced the new Mac Pro using Intel “Nehalem” Xeon processors and a next-generation system architecture to deliver up to twice the performance of the previous generation system.* The new Mac Pro starts at a recommended retail price (RRP) of A$4,499 inc GST (US pricing starts […]

View Your Camera and Computer as Part of One System

Once images are in the digital domain there is an infinite field of possibility open to you that can move your photography to new levels. It is time to stop thinking of your camera gear and computer gear as separate things. Digital photography is as massive a paradigm shift in photography as the invention of […]