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Right around 2.5 years after the introduction of Nikon's most recent game-changer (yeah, we're bragging about the D3S), its proper successor has emerged. Without qualification, the amount of hope and expectation surrounding the Nikon D4 was immense. In a way, most Nikonians were (perhaps foolishly...

April 5th 2012 at 12:04pm 0 Comments
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Historically, Instagram has been the definition of closed. It's only available on one platform (iOS), and no third-party services were allowed to port content in via an API. According to Fast Company, that's changing today. It's bruited that Instagram will be opening its doors ever-so-slightly to o...

March 21st 2012 at 12:41pm 0 Comments
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Can you imagine if every time someone talked about healing, they called it "adding blood" instead? In China, the word people use for "health" is "xue," which means "blood" (and is pronounced a bit like "shweh"). Traditionally in Chinese role-playing games, the health bar (or "blood bar") is red, ins...

June 4th 2007 at 4:54pm 0 Comments
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Sprucing up your domicile with various forms of light has been trendy for quite some time, but rather than constructing an entirely new building or installing a fiber optic chandelier, you could just mount a Reveal Light. In what appears to be nothing more than a wall-mountable projector with pre-l...

February 13th 2007 at 2:44pm 0 Comments
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SpaceDaily has a story out of Australia about a company called AstroVision using Apple's technology to provide real-time, full-color, high-res images and video of planet Earth in all her glory. Apparently AstroVision (which has nothing to do with the dog from the Jetsons) has been working with Apple...

May 9th 2006 at 5:30pm 0 Comments