Thursday, April 16, 2009

Apple News Sources

I have been more curious about news concerning Apple lately because of all the rumors about the upcoming iPhone 3.0. There are some incredible rumors out there. I hope some of these come true. Here are some Apple news sources I found:

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Regex For Dummies

I googled regex for dummies and got these really neat screencasts at a blog called In The Woods. One great reference mentioned there is a nifty regex engine with which to play.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Computational Photography

A new surveillance video camera uses 5 lenses to capture a 180 degree view. The separate images are stitched together by a computer. This is the power of computational photography.

Adobe is also experimenting with it. Here is a snippet from the NYT article "On the Lookout, With a Digital Security Camera."

Kevin Connor, vice president of product management for professional digital imaging at Adobe, says the company is experimenting with a combination of lenses and software to process enough data in one shot, for example, that the focus of the image can be changed after the shutter snaps, something that is now impossible.

"We can capture the light rays in a scene and then later calculate a photo at any focal length," he said. "You can refocus your shot after it is captured."

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

iPhoney: iPhone Simulator

See how your website and code will look like on an iPhone without owning an iPhone.