Here’s a list of great new tools for working with pictures:
Picasa – the latest version, Picasa 3, is free and has a lot of new features. It is availavle here and a video demonstrating the new feates is here. It allows you to print and email photos easily and can also create slide shows, collages [...]
One of the latest rages among Digital Camera enthusiasts is HDR, or High Dynamic Range photography. Since most cameras do not have the exposure latitude to capture the full range of brightness values that exist in the real world, you can increase the range of brightness in you images and prints with a digital camera [...]
The latest issue of PC World has 2 very good articles on Internet Security. The first article is located here. The second article, which is aimed at Vista is located here. The second article mentions OpenDNS for preventing your browser from going to “bad” sites. I’ve installed it successfully on 6 PC’s and it works [...]
I was looking for something simple. Just plug in my iPod, push a button and fill the room with music. The top of the line product for this is the Bose SoundDock Music Station for $299. Then there is the Klipcsh iGroove SXT iPod Sound System for $149. These prices are at local retailers. The [...]
I’ve run some tests recently to determine the data rate of various hard drives, card readers and memory cards. Some of the results were rather surprising.
The program I used to test the various media was HDTach available at SimpliSoftware. The free version is enough to test the read speeds.
Here’s a summary of the results (all [...]