Tech Life

Mobile Devices Will Either Have 3D Sensors by 2018, Or Suffer Flat Sales

10 Sep , 2015  

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by Cecile Schmollgruber on TechCrunch.com When Apple’s “Shot on iPhone 6” ad campaign covered billboards and posters in 24 cities around the world, it proved two things: The quality of mobile camera technology is astronomical, and mobile device manufacturers badly want you to know about it. Moves like these are smart in a world where 1.8 billion digital […]

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Tech Life

TableAir Rises to Attention

13 Feb , 2015   Video

If Apple CEO Tim Cook is correct that “sitting is the new cancer,” as MarketWatch reported he said at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, you might want to take a look at the TableAir from London-based designer Lukas Lukoševičius. Yes, it costs the princely sum of $2,146 (while the IKEA low-tech version costs […]

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Around the Bay

Photoshop Wizard John Lund to Speak in SF Feb. 19

6 Feb , 2015  

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Is the stork really in danger of losing his job to a drone? How can an elephant ride a mid-air unicycle? In stock photographer John Lund‘s world, all of these scenarios can become a reality by compositing images in Photoshop. Lund, known for his conceptual imagery, will speak at the American Photographic Artists (APA) San Francisco Creative […]

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Tech Life

The “Grunt and Point” Interface of the Modern Computer

30 Jan , 2015  

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A recent episode of the podcast 99% Invisible discussed the interface of the modern computer, specifically that of iPhones and Pads. These products are widely considered to be so simple that babies, toddlers, and people of all ages can use them. However, Christina Englebart, daughter of Douglas Englebart, the creator of the mouse, argues: “When we […]

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