• SanDisk releases 30MB/s SDHC cards

    To go with the Nikon D90 SanDisk is releasing 30MBps SDHC that can write 39 6MB frames at 4.5 frames per second without stopping to take a breath. These cards are 10MBps up from the former 20MBps cards offered earlier. SanDisk Extreme III SDHC 30MB/s Edition cards are expected to be available worldwide in September. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is U.S. $64.99 for the… Read More

  • Nikon D90 is real, not just a collection of spy shots

    Well slap my butt and call me Sally! The Nikon D90 is real and not just a collection of spy shots that essentially blew the Nikon wad prematurely over the past twenty days or so. It has a 12.3-megapixel sensor, ISO 6400 support, and live video view with HD video recording. The D90 has a .15-second start up with 11 point auto focus and 3D tracking, a cool feature that keeps your subject in focus… Read More

  • EQAL Shares Details On LonelyGirl15 Followup

    Earlier this month LonelyGirl15, one of the most successful examples of viral web marketing to date, aired its last episode. The series originally began as a joint project created by Miles Beckett, Greg Goodfried, and Ramesh Flinders, who produced a series of YouTube videos portraying the life of a fictional 16 year old girl named LonelyGirl15. The videos presented LonelyGirl15’s life… Read More

  • Most popular posts for Tuesday, August 26th

    Today’s Top Posts: Review: Aluratek Internet Radio Alarm Clock Canon officially drops 50D, new point-and-shoots CrunchDeals: Newegg’s end of summer sale, ahoy NTT commercializes aroma-emitting digital signage system NAVIGON launches the 7200T GPS Navigator Outdoor subwoofer & satellite system coming from Polk Audio Gears of War 2 bonus disc contents revealed They call… Read More

  • Bowling for art: Characters painted on pins

    Oh man, some of these are cool. Dax Norman has created an army of bowling pins painted like your favorite characters from movies and video games. There are even a few personalities thrown in there too. The list itself is impressive as this original bowling pin art has everybody from Skeletor to Mr.T. It looks like he’s been at this a while, judging form the army of pins up on Flickr page. Read More

  • New iPhone/iPod battery pack and chargers from Kensington

    Kensington announced the immediate availability for some new battery packs and chargers for use with either the iPhone 3G or the iPod. Also a couple of versions of a charger for use in the car are now on sale. First off, there are two new versions of the battery pack and charger. The Mini version costs 50 bucks and gives you three hours of talk time, 30 hours of music playback, or six hours… Read More

  • Image Metrics Emily Project brings photo-realism to facial animation

    Facial animation made big news at SIGGRAPH earlier this month, with Image Metrics showing off their Emily Project. The process is not motion capture, so it requires no markers or special cameras. The actor simply acts and then software analyzes the images to create the animation. Since this is achieved at the pixel level, the animation looks surprisingly realistic. Image Metrics is the… Read More

  • Collaboration web apps to beat the Credit Crunch

    With the promise of a credit crunch fast approaching, people are starting to tighten their belts. The tech industry can often be one of the first to experience budget cuts and project cancellations but with distributed teams able to work together it doesn’t have to be this way. None of the new collaborations applications cost a fortune and most are free to try/use. The following is a… Read More

  • Portal broken down, squished into a megabyte

    If you’re like our own Peter Ha, you are hopelessly outdated and are only now getting into Portal, and it is beating your ass. And by your ass, I mean your mind. Well, if you’re curious about the way those portals work, check out this illuminating little article at Gamasutra. There, they demystify the way the portals work (game physics and programming-wise, anyway) and there is even… Read More

  • The Olympus FE-Series turn frowns upside down

    Everyone loves a good looking point-and-shoot camera, so that’s why Olympus is releasing two new cameras to the FE-Series. The new cameras pack a lot of power in a slim metal body. Each of them feature 8.0 megapixels, image stabilization, face detection, help guilds, backlit LCD, and a rechargeable battery. On top of all that you will also be able to perches the cameras in red, blue… Read More

  • Epson upgrades projector line with MovieMate 55

    Epson today expanded on their MovieMate line with the MovieMate 55. Glancing over the specs, I can’t say it’s a marked improvement over the last one, but I don’t care; I still want one. So the new one you’re looking at up there not only has a brighter light, but it is also a hundred bucks cheaper. Which makes this sweet combo projector even sweeter. Available in… Read More

  • Solar necktie isn't exactly chic

    Solar-powering clothing accessories isn’t exactly a new idea. I have seen solar charger bags, a purse (or two), but we are stoked to have finally found something to wear when sporting the solar briefcase: a necktie! Who cares if it’s going to repel ladies like Peter Ha, my Blackberry is always going to be charged. Oh yeah.  via Wired Read More

  • SteelSeries goes pink to please the ladies

    If you’re a lady (and I think that you are), you may already be concerned about the understated, black-white-and-grey color scheme of SteelSeries’ line of gear. Well, you’re in luck: they’ve updated their line of gaming headsets to include a nice shade of pink, about the color of strawberry ice cream. Now you can scream “girl!” and “gamer!”… Read More

  • Running through WoW on treadmills

      Why, oh why, did these lady deprived dudes, not only create the system to physically run in World of Warcraft, but then film themselves for all of us to make fun of them. Why?  via Gizmodo Read More

  • Dell Studio XPS notebooks slated for November?

    According NotebookReview poster Jayson, Dell will revamp the XPS line to Studio XPS with two new notebooks set for a supposed November launch. Wait. Take a look at the above slide and then take a look at the first two slides for the XPS 13 and XPS 16. Notice something? If they’re real then the both will come equipped with the latest Intel procs, hybrid SLI graphics cards, WiMAX/UWB… Read More

  • The WB Rises From Ashes As Competitor To Hulu

    Warner Brothers has resurrected its defunct WB television network as TheWB.com, a hub for its television shows that launches tomorrow. While a number of networks have offered ad-supported streaming shows for some time, TheWB.com is significantly more feature-rich than its competitors, offering an advanced search engine and allowing users to mashup selected clips from each show. Read More

  • Video: Developers nerd out over Spore: Civilization Stage

    The Spore coverage doesn’t stop for Team CG, no, sir. I’m trying to wrap my brain around this game, but I’m currently pre-occupied by Team Fortress 2 and Portal. What’s the big deal? It’s like The Sims with little creatures, right? Heh. Read More

  • Rumor: Halo 4 being developed by Gearbox, launch title for Xbox 720 [Update]

    The OXM claims to have the inside scoop that Gearbox is working on Halo 4 that will supposedly launch alongside the next-gen Xbox, says Joystiq. If that’s the case then we won’t see it till 2012, according to Lazard Capital Markets. Gearbox head honcho Randy Pitchford was pretty adamant back in February that their new project is going to be big and that, he himself, will direct… Read More

  • ProofHQ makes artwork proofing collaborative

    So there have been many attempts to make it easier to collaborate over projects. You’ve got apps that will put yellow stickies onto web pages (like Fleck) and lots of collaboration apps from the likes of Basecamp, Huddle, Sosius and Ximdesk. There is Conceptshare, Octopz, Cozimo, and Thinkature but fe have concentrated on the single core use for many companies, which is just proofing… Read More

  • QuickBooks goes mobile for iPhone and BlackBerry

    BlackBerry and iPhone users are getting a mobile version of Quickbooks. The new app from Intuit allows users to view real-time financial data. Beyond compulsively checking credit card and account balances, biz owners can also browse vendor, customer and employee date. Expanded features also include some basic accounting allowing users to track income and expenses. With all these features… Read More

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