The iPad of 1935

The April, 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics included this nifty invention which was to be the next logical step in the world of publishing. Basically a microfilm reader mounted on a large pole, the media device was supposed to let you sit back in your favorite chair while reading your latest tome of choice.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Apple’s new iPad boasts better colors – how did they do it?

This means that when the iPad display needs blue light to make an image, some of that green comes along with the blue whether you want it or not. You will notice that the green blip is smaller on the new iPad, meaning less green is leaking through and a purer blue is displayed.

AAA Offered a free tow and a ride home to even non-members, on st Patrick’s day

Apparently AAA offers this service in specific areas, around holidays that involve lots of drinking. This is marketing it’s OK to stomach.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Get your animated gif on!

Loopcam

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Photoshop CS6

First is support for Autosave and background saving. Gone are the horrors of losing hours of editing due to a crash or waiting seemingly endless minutes while a large image is being saved. This change alone is worth upgrading for anyone who uses Photoshop every day.

The More Facebook Friends You Have, the More Unhappy You Probably Are

A new study has discovered a direct link between the number of friends you have on Facebook and how much of a “socially disruptive narcissist” you are—giving us one more reason to tone down our Facebook addictions.

I have zero Facebook friends, meaning I’ve leveled my own playing field into what was once previously known as Reality.

Google Chrome – Inline installation for your apps and extensions

With inline installation, you can allow Chrome users who visit your web site to install your apps and extensions directly without requiring them to visit the Chrome Web Store. This creates a smoother experience for your users as it eliminates an extra step where potential users could drop off.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Customize Gmail's Buttons: Replace Icons With Text

If you don’t like that the new Gmail interface replaced most text labels from buttons with icons, there’s an option that lets you disable this tweak.

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