One year ago I tweeted:
“If you haven’t been paying attention, the consumer camera space is erupting right now. Phone cameras lit a fire under the incumbents.”
That was before Sony released the critically acclaimed RX100 (and it’s follow up, the RX100M2). Sony has been pushing extremely hard in this space, releasing innovative and exciting cameras to consumers, while doing great things with glass and image quality at these reduced sizes.
What’s a hobo nickel? I’m glad you asked! Continue reading
Last week Google surprised the tech punditry by announcing Chromecast, a $35 HDMI dongle that plugs into your TV and plays video that you queue to it from your phone or Chrome browser.
How to add an Instagram bbcode to your phpBB forum and allow picture and video embeds:
If you’re wanting to allow users of your phpBB forum to embed their Vines, here you go:
Noted Apple-banger, all round reality distortionaire and snarktopus, John Gruber, recently posted these figures: Continue reading
The Nexus7 is great for throwing into a bag but I was a bit worried about it sliding round in mine and marking the screen. So I grabbed a knife and some glue and knocked up the old “cigarettes in the bible” trick.
$7 note book becomes Nexus 7 case. Kaching!
I was looking for a way to embed a tweet into phpBB using the BBcode funcationality. I found a decent solution but edited it a tiny bit (to account for http vs https URLs). Continue reading
How do you Lion users find the “opposite” scroll? Haven’t used it yet, but seems mental to me that they’ve forgone decades of UI convention to align this operation on a desktop OS closer to a touch device.
By getting used to the inverted scroll do you eventually imagine your fingers actually grabbing the screen and flinging it up – al-la a touch screen? Continue reading
MyColorscreen sprung up recently with the goal of nurturing a community around homescreens. It’s tag-line, Where Technology Meets Art, is apt: almost 1,000 beta members have posted thousands of beautiful homescreen captures. In the spirit of customization the site itself allows incredible flexibilty – different devices, orientations and even custom backgrounds for your homescreen page are included, you can provide your wallpaper for download, and the site allows you to tag items in the image solving the ever-repeating “what widget is that” question. Sounds like a lot, but wait there’s more: also provided are embeddable codes for direct linking and posting to blogs or forums.
If you’ve never visited MyColorscreen open this in a new tab, marvel at it’s beauty and function, then head back here and read our catchup with its founder, Peach.