Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro Webcam For Macs, Like iSight but Better

Remember the old Apple iSight: auto-focus, built to last, clip-on and generally fantastic? Well, Logitech is trying to take us back to the days when you snapped a cam onto your machine to do your video-calling, and has released the QuickCam Vision Pro Webcam for Macs. It's got Carl Zeiss optics, a voice-coil motor for… »6/24/08 10:30am6/24/08 10:30am

Stolen MacBook Victim Uses Screen Sharing and iSight to Bust Thieves

A White Plains, NY woman who was the victim of burglary, including her MacBook, used the Back To My Mac screen sharing feature to turn on her webcam and capture images of the unwitting culprits using the computer. As a result, police were able to arrest the thieves and recover most of the stolen goods, which included… »5/09/08 3:37pm5/09/08 3:37pm

iPatch Blocks iSights on MacBook, MacBook Pros For Your Prurient Needs

You already know why you need this iPatch to cover up your iMac's iSight—because you do dirty, dirty things in front of your computer—but now the small, molded piece of plastic is form-fitted for your MacBook and MacBook Pro. It works exactly the same as the old version. Just slide it over your iSight when you're… »1/30/08 1:09pm1/30/08 1:09pm

MacWorld Keynote 2007: Not Much Hardware to be Found?

Looking back on that revelation about European journalist not being shipped to London to watch the Keynote, we've come to the conclusion that there's going to be only a few hardware items released on Tuesday. Why? Because if there were new hardware—MacBooks, updated Mac Minis, new Cinema Displays—the Europeans would… »1/05/07 7:20pm1/05/07 7:20pm

Apple Cinema Display Rumors: Loaded with HDCP-safe HDMI, Bigger LCDs, and iSight

Deep inhale. The Apple Keynote is 2 weeks away. And that means the Mac rumors are spinning up like a carnival vomitron reaching its apex. Here's a roundup of the super imaginary monitor the rumor sites have dreamt up, sparked up by the expectation of the iTV set top box. Without further ado, or proof, please put on… »12/25/06 7:47pm12/25/06 7:47pm

Huckleberry Uses Mirror to Make MacBook More Versatile

Here's an idea straight out of a prison movie: the Huckleberry, which can turn your MacBook into a video camera. You know how prisoners use hand mirrors to see people in the next cell? That's how the Huckleberry works, using a small mirror to let you use that little iSight camera on the MacBook as a forward-facing… »10/11/06 11:35am10/11/06 11:35am