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Archive for June, 2007

Adobe Releases Lightroom 1.1

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Adobe Releases Lightroom 1.1

Adobe Lightroom 1.1 has been released and is available free to anyone who purchased version 1.0. You can download the upgrade from Adobe’s Lightroom Website.
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Summer 2007 Camera Buying Guide

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Summer 2007 Camera Buying Guide

Well, summer is here (at least for the Northern Hemisphere) and this is one time of year that the camera manufacturers release a whole lot of new cameras.
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Microsoft Surface announced

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Microsoft Surface announced

I want one of these! Microsoft has recently announced Surface. It’s a computer inside a table with a huge 30 inch touchscreen. You can manipulate the computer by touching or dragging your fingers on the table. Or place specially-tagged objects onto the table’s surface. The computer will recognize the object and present a menu of choices on the screen (for instance a wine menu near a wine glass you place on the table).
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Small Fingers needed for new Digital Cameras

Small Fingers needed for new Digital Cameras

The Canadian Press has an interesting story about the miniaturization of digital cameras. Because camera manufacturers can now pack so much into a tiny space, putting more and more features into a smaller camera, they are finding that it’s harder to keep cameras simple and easy to use.

Plus the smaller cameras are, the smaller our fingers need to be to operate them. And I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it harder and harder to operate the controls. And because there seem to be less controls (probably because they can’t fit them on the camera), we are forced to navigate unfriendly menus to access the features we want.
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