Samsung’s NX1 is super fast auto-focusing beast!
Samsung has just announced its latest flagship mirror-less camera and Samsung is pulling no punches. The NX1 is the only camera in its class with a 28 mega-pixel sensor and 205 phase detection auto-focusing points – that’s more AF points than the current king of the hill, the Sony a6000 – and a maximum 15 frame per second continuous shooting mode. In short, it’s … Continue reading Samsung’s NX1 is super fast auto-focusing beast!
Oddworld New ‘n’ Tasty: #E3, news and killer trailer featuring Elodie Adams
In the world of Video Games, some of the biggest news in recent years has revolved around the return of Lorne Lanning. Why is this such a huge deal? From 1997 to 2005, Lorne Lanning’s studio, Oddworld Inhabitants, produced some of the best game play and innovation we have seen thus far. From Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee to Stranger’s Wrath (one of the best games released … Continue reading Oddworld New ‘n’ Tasty: #E3, news and killer trailer featuring Elodie Adams
The Six SciFi Shows You Should Be Watching
Here we are, 2014, and before us lies a growing ocean of programming sources and, in that ocean, a multitude of options desperately trying to fill your needs and those of every one of your neighbors as well. Weaving through these vast schools of ‘reality’ shows and cop dramas, are rare creatures, well written and produced creations that deserve our respect and our time. One … Continue reading The Six SciFi Shows You Should Be Watching
Days of Future Past, is the X-Men franchise’s glory days behind it? #QuickReview #Nonspoiler
Years ago, there was a particular announcement made for the director of a new Batman series and, as familiar as I was with his work, I was extremely optimistic for that outcome. Enjoyable as those movies may have been on some level, they fell increasingly short the longer the trilogy progressed. Why do I mention this? Because similar feelings occurred when this happened: Drama and … Continue reading Days of Future Past, is the X-Men franchise’s glory days behind it? #QuickReview #Nonspoiler
Could this be the idea behind The Last Election 14?
Where are we in the search for The Last Election 14? Hidden codes, cyphers, messages to prepare, what little there has been posted has been food for the conspiracy crowd, all understandable considering the recent revelations regarding the US Governments’ need to spy on, well, everyone, even former Presidents of the US of A. But, somewhere in the last day or so, TheLastElection14.com has been … Continue reading Could this be the idea behind The Last Election 14?
Update: The Last Election ’14 – “You hold the key”, new info
Well, twenty-four hours later and the site has not changed on any level I can see at the viral website www.thelastelection14.com . Just a few quick notes: 1) The Russian on the tab reads “Вы удерживайте клавишу” which, according to Google translate, is “You hold the key”. Not the first time I have seen that phrase on a viral website, or in a mystery script, … Continue reading Update: The Last Election ’14 – “You hold the key”, new info
Viral website “The Last Election ’14”, for what exactly???
So…. A message woke me up this morning, a friend wanting to know if I had heard anything about a website, or what it was referring to: The Last Election 14 . Intrigued, I shook off sleep after going to bed way early this morning and took a look. There isn’t much there. A quick web search and I was able to find one UFO and … Continue reading Viral website “The Last Election ’14”, for what exactly???
Noisestash: Flixel Cinemagraph Pro for Mac (Deal of the Day)
GIFs, the looping moving images that are all the rage at the moment, aren’t just for silly cat memes. At least not anymore. Last year, Flixel made a big splash by getting a big placement on TV’s America’s Next Top Model and they haven’t looked back since. Flixel has managed to change the way fashion photographers approach stills and video by creating a single-focus application that … Continue reading Noisestash: Flixel Cinemagraph Pro for Mac (Deal of the Day)
BABYMETAL, J-Pop meets Metal….uummm, it is really, REALLY good
First of all, ignore the band’s name. BABYMETAL was created by a Japanese talent agency, so it is best to think of it as a collection of symbols designed so that English speaking individuals can identify and remember who is being referred to.(1) There is a huge stigma attached to manufactured bands in the Western world. Though we are familiar with them (Spice Girls, Nsync, … Continue reading BABYMETAL, J-Pop meets Metal….uummm, it is really, REALLY good
Confirmed: Olympus Announces the Newest Member of the OM-D Family
It’s been a little over two years since Olympus launched their first micro four-thirds camera aimed at the professional photographer, the OM-D E-M5. The E-M5 helped change the perception of compact system cameras as small enthusiasts cameras, the just announced Olympus OM-D E-M 10 is ready to once again challenge the notion of “bigger is better.” THE E-M10 AT A GLANCE 16MP sensor (the same … Continue reading Confirmed: Olympus Announces the Newest Member of the OM-D Family
Sued for 30 million dollars, Thirty Seconds To Mars versus EMI, a documentary called ‘Artifact’
To find yourself just look inside the wreckage of your past To lose it all you have to do is lie – “R-Evolve”, A Beautiful Lie The music industry, we all know there is this veneer, a very thin facade, presented to the World, and then there is the truth beneath, lurking, deemed by some to be a necessary evil, by others to be ‘just … Continue reading Sued for 30 million dollars, Thirty Seconds To Mars versus EMI, a documentary called ‘Artifact’
Olympus announces the Stylus 1; is this a legitimate Sony RX contender?
“Bridge cameras” have definitely come a long way. High-end point and shoot cameras and “super zoom” cameras no longer come with anemic CCD senors with slow-as-molasses image processors. The new bridge camera can definitely bridge that technological gap between your entry-level P&S or smartphone and an interchangeable lens system; this year has been good to this market segment with the reigning big dog – the … Continue reading Olympus announces the Stylus 1; is this a legitimate Sony RX contender?
Nearly 3 million Adobe customer’s data compromised
If you’ve been having unknown problems trying to use any of Adobe’s products it appears we now know why; on Thursday, Adobe confirmed to PCMag.com that they have suffered a massive security breach. In total, 2.9 million customers may be affected. In a security alert Adobe’s chief security officer, Brad Aiken, released the following: [quote]Our investigation currently indicates that the attackers accessed Adobe customer IDs … Continue reading Nearly 3 million Adobe customer’s data compromised
Noisestash: Zendure, a tough battery that will keep your mobile devices juiced!
One of the biggest problems plaguing the first world is dead cellphone batteries. Nothing is worse than being out for a night on the town and seeing that low battery warning. Now you’ve gotta hunt down an outlet, and that’s assuming you even have your charger with you. Otherwise you’re stuck with a useless phone and nobody wants that.
Thankfully, external battery packs are a thing that exists. I even reviewed one for my iPhone a few years ago. They’re pretty useful for getting yourself out of a jam, but what if… you got run over by a car? Wouldn’t you want a battery that could stand up to those kind of rigors? Continue reading “Noisestash: Zendure, a tough battery that will keep your mobile devices juiced!”
One year later, Apple still headed wrong way with Maps
After a weekend of record breaking sales on their latest iPhone offering (again), Apple got an unfortunate report published by FastCompany. A year after Apple nixed Google’s Maps for their own in-house map application, Apple still seems to be giving some really bad directions to their customers. The latest report of erroneous directions comes from Alaska’s Fairbanks International Airport. According to the report from the Alaska Dispatch, Apple’s … Continue reading One year later, Apple still headed wrong way with Maps
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