Welcome to another installment of sweet new apps. In this week’s batch we’ve got an app that takes the concept of live video streaming to the next level, a social app that lets you spout off your opinion as much as you’d like, and more. Without further ado, let’s dig in.
It’s a $19 “piece of junk,” but a portable word processor could keep you focused on your writing and nothing else.
The longer the task, the more difficult it is to avoid drifting off. But as a new study from the University of Cardiff has shown, people who chew gum have an enhanced ability to concentrate over extended periods of time, along with the added benefit of quicker reaction times.
Ford's electric Focus was first announced this time last year — and now it's slowly going in to production. But Google has its hands on some of the first vehicles to roll off the line. Just what are they doing with them?
Is this an image of some horrible irradiated wasteland? Maybe this is what happens when Lindsay Lohan wades into the ocean at night? No, it's actually a celebration, not cause for a full-body acid wash.
The digital camera market is about to be turn upside by a young Stanford Ph.D named Ren Ng. Ng is the brainchild behind the Lytro camera which lets you take pictures without focusing. The technology is mind-bending. Mind-blowing. Wow.
If you're serious about shooting video with your DSLR, you might find yourself longing for a better way to get (and keep) things in focus. The $400 Okii Systems USB Follow Focus lets you snap between four preset points of focus, in addition to controlling digital zoom, adjusting ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, and…
Pixiq has a great write up on the similarities and differences between the human eye and a camera. Apparently, we're the same in image focusing and light adjustment but different in lens focus and sensitivity to light. What else?
Ditch those bifocals. You might soon wearing spectacles whose lenses allow you to see clearly regardless of how long or short-sighted you are.
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