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  • How-Tos: How to upload images to Twitter

    Micro-blogging service Twitter isn't just about 140 character updates, you can also share images on the site. There are a number of third-party services, including Twitpic and yFrog that allow you to do this

  • Sony NEX-C3 APS-C camera crams in 16.2Mp

    Sony has announced a compact system camera it claims is the world's smallest and lightest APS-C with interchangeable lens. The Sony NEX-C3 is a 16.2Mp that weighs just 225g. It introduces a new Picture Effect function that Sony is offering as free update for all NEX camera owners

  • How-Tos: Five Simple Tips for Better Fireworks Photos

    This time of year, photographers dust off their cameras while dogs hide under the bed: It's fireworks season. Trance and Topher (my dogs) notwithstanding, I love fireworks displays--especially on the Fourth of July--and I'm always eager to capture some of the magic on film. In years past, I've given you detailed advice for shooting fireworks, but this year I've decided to distill it all down to five simple tips. Follow these, and you should have some nifty fireworks photos this year.

  • News: Apple releases iTunes 10.3 beta, adds iBookstore

    Though iCloud proper won't be out until the fall, users who want to try out Apple's new iTunes in the Cloud feature can do so by downloading the new iTunes 10.3 beta, available from Apple's Website.

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade your PC to an SSD for video work

    Why installing an SSD is a good idea if you use your PC for video editing, and how to check for compatibility issues.

  • Creative Live! inPerson HD webcam

    Creative has unveiled the Live! inPerson HD webcam designed for use with Voice over IP (VoIP) services.

  • Energy Sistem Mobile 390 Portable DVD Player is also a TV

    Energy Sistem's Mobile 390 Portable DVD Player adds a TV tuner to create a live mobile entertainment hub. The PAL and NTSC DVD player has an adjustable 9in widescreen display

  • News: YouTube sets up Creative Commons library

    YouTube has set up a library of videos carrying the Creative Commons license, that creators can easily reuse and incorporate into their work, the Google video sharing service said on Thursday in its blog.

  • How-Tos: On the road with a camera, an iPad, and a Hyperdrive

    A quick iPad tip: Turkish Dolmuses—van-sized mini buses that provide inexpensive regional travel—are too shaky and bumpy for accurate typing on an iPad. I know this because I’m trying to type this while riding on a Dolmus.

  • News: Twitter brings photo sharing in house

    Twitter has partnered with Photobucket to offer photo attachments to tweets directly from the Twitter homepage.

  • News: Polycom to buy HP's videoconferencing assets

    Polycom has agreed to acquire the assets of Hewlett-Packard's Visual Collaboration business, including its Halo videoconferencing products and managed services, as part of a broad partnership for unified communications.

  • News: Polycom, carriers to tie videoconferencing systems

    Polycom, a maker of unified communications equipment, has joined several major carriers around the world to form the Open Visual Communications Consortium (OVCC), intended to make it easier to link one videoconferencing system to another.

  • News: Logitech's LifeSize aims for Android video soon

    Logitech's LifeSize division expects to bring one-way video streaming to Android devices in a few months and introduce a two-way videoconferencing system to tablets and smartphones later this year.

  • How-Tos: Take Night Photos, Understand Focal Lengths, and More

    Have a question about digital photography? Send it to me. I reply to as many as I can--though given the quantity of e-mails that I get, I can't promise a personal reply to each one. I round up the most interesting questions about once a month here in Digital Focus. For more frequently asked questions, read my newsletters from January, February, March, and April.

  • News: Catch-up TV service SeeSaw to close next month

    Online TV catch-up service SeeSaw is to close next month after failing to find an investor or buyer.

  • Leica V-Lux 30 3D camera sighted

    Leica has announced a new model in its V-Lux compact camera line-up. The 14.1Mp Leica V-Lux 30 supports 3D stereo image pairs and AVCHD video capture

  • How-Tos: Add lyrics to your iTunes tracks

    Music and lyrics—there’s a reason you hear those two items discussed together, because they are equally important parts in the composition of a song. While you can tap your foot or strum along with a tune on your air guitar, you can’t sing along if you don’t know the words. And how frustrating is that?

  • Epson Stylus Photo R2000 promises vibrant A3 prints

    Epson's Stylus Photo R2000 produces high gloss prints at A3 and above. It uses UltraChrome HiGloss2 Ink for extra sheen, has a colour palette created from eight separate inks and can print on a wide variety of paper stocks

  • How-Tos: Importing clips into iMovie for iOS

    Old college chum, Steve Adams, struggles with a seeming limitation of iMovie on his iPhone. He writes:

  • Opinion: Rooted Android Devices Blocked From Movie Rentals

    Bad news, hackers: It looks like the honeymoon with Android is over. As Android Central points out, rooted devices are being blocked from renting movies from the Android Marketplace. Rooted devices that attempt to download a movie are pinged with the following message: "Failed to fetch license for [movie title] (error 49)."



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