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The Lumapad Is A Programmable, High-Intensity Spotlight For Photographers And Hobbyists

Apple addresses purple camera flare

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Apple addressed a common complaint about the iPhone 5's camera with a message on its support pages over the weekend. The problem: "a purplish or other colored flare, haze, or spot" when shooting into a light source just off-frame. According to Apple, it is on every generation of the iPhone...
Apple addresses purple camera flare
FIPEL wonder-light: Where are the numbers?
Amazeballs: This anti-gavity ball can remember your touch
Intematix raises $16.2M for next-generation LED lightbulbs
Drug injected into eyes restores light sensitivity to blind mice
Barnes & Noble drops price of Nook with GlowLight e-reader by $20

Philips’ new 100W-equivalent LED bulb runs on just 23W

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The Light Fair convention kicks off in Las Vegas this week so there will be any number of related announcements coming soon. Lighting giant Philips is starting things off early with the announcement of their 100W-equivalent LED bulb, the AmbientLED 23W. The model produces 1700 lumens, putting it at a very...
Philips’ new 100W-equivalent LED bulb runs on just 23W
Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight teardown reveals e-reader's light distribution secrets
Apple explains purple flare issue affecting camera on iPhone 5 (and other smartphones)
Apple invents laser projected keyboard & depth perception system, reveals ad-hock cash dispensing network

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

Heineken Ignite concept imagines a future of interactive, LED-laden beer bottles

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It's not the first time Heineken has found itself at the intersection of beer and technology, but the Dutch brewing company's latest effort has resulted in a first of sorts for the company: its first "interactive beer bottle." Revealed at Milan Design Week, the Heineken Ignite is a beer...
Heineken Ignite concept imagines a future of interactive, LED-laden beer bottles

Review: Wipe EXIF metadata from your images using ExifCleaner

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When you take a digital photo, you are taking more than just the photo. You are also capturing a whole range of personally identifiable information which could compromise your privacy if it ever fell into the wrong hands. That information is called EXIF metadata and a lot of people...
Review: Wipe EXIF metadata from your images using ExifCleaner

Acer debuts K750 hybrid LED-laser 1080p projector

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Acer's first 1080p LED-laser hybrid projector has seen its debut. Unlike previous releases, the K750 uses both LED and laser light sources for an extended light-source lifetime that is said to reach 20,000 hours in ExtremeECO mode, along with claimed power savings of 90 percent, a 55 percent improvement in...
Acer debuts K750 hybrid LED-laser 1080p projector
Why the iPhone 5 camera takes purple pictures: You're holding it wrong

Hot tips for happy Valentine’s Day video chats

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This post is sponsored by Citrix® GoToMeeting®. Attend your meetings from anywhere. Try GoToMeeting Today for Free. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. It’s probably been a while since you filled out a stack of red and pink Valentine’s Day cards – these days you’re more...
Hot tips for happy Valentine’s Day video chats

Apple releases Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers, packing new vector filters and web inspector

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Apple has released Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers for testing purposes. This follows the release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3 and Xcode 4.4 build 45155i earlier today. We’ve been informed that this build includes a couple of new features for developers including scalable vector graphics...
Apple releases Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers, packing new vector filters and web inspector
Shedding some realistic light on Imagination's real-time ray tracing card

These 3D-Printable Lithopanes Are Today's DIY Coolness

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Lithopanes are objects created to let light through to different degrees, allowing you to create a sort of greyscale image that is visible when the plate is placed against a light source. Created by the folks at Makerbot, the lithopanes are completely customizable and you can upload your own images...
These 3D-Printable Lithopanes Are Today's DIY Coolness

The lighting industry's first plugfest

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If you’ve been around consumer electronics long enough, you’ve probably heard of a plugfest. These events are essentially an orgy of cross-manufacturer interoperability testing. The basic premise is that everyone uses the same standard, but the implementation of that standard isn’t always perfect, so devices need to be tested. In...
The lighting industry's first plugfest

Logitech redesigns its solar wireless keyboard for Mac, iOS

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Logitech has released a redesigned Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 for Mac, iPhone and iPad. The latest entry in the companyís expanding line of Bluetooth keyboards resembles Appleís own wireless keyboard and supersedes the K750, which was much less compact. As with all of Logitechís solar-powered products, the device will maintain...
Logitech redesigns its solar wireless keyboard for Mac, iOS
Apple responds to iPhone 5′s camera issues, claims you are taking pictures the wrong way

Apple Publicly Responds to Complaints of Purple Lens Flare on iPhone 5 Photos

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Soon after the release of the iPhone 5, some users began noticing a purple flare or halo showing up in photos taken with the device's camera pointed at or near bright light sources. The issue is certainly not unique to the iPhone 5, but it has caused concern for some...
Apple Publicly Responds to Complaints of Purple Lens Flare on iPhone 5 Photos

How to Take Better Food Porn Photos

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Admit it. You're an amateur food porn photographer. But don't worry, you're certainly not alone. Last week, my esteemed Internet ReadWriteWeb-y colleagues Jon Mitchell and Curt Hopkins cooked up this insanely hilarious story about the grossness of amateur food porn. Amazingly, every single photograph in his story was shot by...
How to Take Better Food Porn Photos

iPhone 5 purple haze explained, by photographers, Apple and Nokia

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Complaints about 'purple haze' in photos with off-picture light sources have got some owners of new iPhones worked upDoes Purple Haze mean more to users of the iPhone 5's camera than just being a Jimi Hendrix song? According to a number of sources online, the camera on the new Apple...
iPhone 5 purple haze explained, by photographers, Apple and Nokia

A Little Night Reading With Light-Up Devices

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We’ve all been there: The person on one side of the bed is ready to sleep while the person on the other side wants to stay up and read a little longer. The night owl usually wins because the sleepy one is too tired to argue. [ See post to...
A Little Night Reading With Light-Up Devices

Apple Support: Purple Flaring Is "Normal Behavior" For iPhone 5 Camera

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Earlier, we reported that Apple’s iPhone 5 seemed to have some issues with purple flaring when taking photos with a light source just in or off frame, as reported by a number of users and duplicated in tests. Today, Gizmodo reader Matt Van Gastel received a response from Apple’s engineering team routed...
Apple Support: Purple Flaring Is "Normal Behavior" For iPhone 5 Camera
Investigating ray tracing, the next big thing in gaming graphics

Search In Pics: Google Spider Lights, Android Neon Lamp & Classic Urchin Sticker

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In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google Neon Light: Source: Google Store Android Listening To Music: Source:......
Search In Pics: Google Spider Lights, Android Neon Lamp & Classic Urchin Sticker
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