Canon unveils EOS 1Ds Mark III

Canon presented a couple of new cameras today from which the EOS 1Ds Mark 3 is the most exciting one. Though the predecessor with its 16MP-Sensor was unbeaten throughout the last years, the new Mark 3 version yet tops out the benchmark of DSLR-resolution: It sports a 21MP, full-frame CMOS-sensor producing an impressive 5616 x …

Apple introduces new iMac lineup

© Apple Inc. Just earlier this week, Apple Inc introduced a new generation of iMac computers. The 2 models come with 20" or 24" glossy screens and a new aluminum housing, 2.4 or 2.8GHz processors, faster video-cards, larger harddrives and the new iLife ´08 software collection. It´s not that I am getting paid by Apple …

Update to „The Missing Sync“ V6.0

While still lacking an iPhone, I´m bound to use my old Palm device for making appointments and having my contacts at hand. Therefore I highly appreciate the further development of a program I´m using since years – The Missing Sync for Palm OS. It´s almost the only way to sync a Palm device with the …

Apple unravels Leopard´s secrets

At todays WWDC´s keynote, Apple-boss Steve Jobs unvealed the secret features of the upcoming Mac OSX 10.5 aka "Leopard". Not all of this was surprising to us nerds who wildly clicked the rumor-sites the last days: New desktop features "stacks", transparent menu and dock. The whole GUI is said to be resolution-independent New Finder features …

Adobe to present Creative Suite 3

Today, Adobe will unveil the secrets of their latest professional software package, Creative Suite 3. You will be able to watch a live-webcast, which will start at 3:30 EST (which is 20:30 GMT). If you don't want to be patient till then, you'll find some videos already available on this site. There is also an …

Adobe Creative Suite CS3 release rumours

I post this in return to some search results I found in my blog´s stats. Seems like some crazy Photoshop-guys urging for the release date of Adobe´s Creative Suite CS3 that will finally run natively on the new Intel-based Macs. Besides the fact that those dissappointing benchmarks of Photoshop CS3 Beta (said to be much …

Music every Photographer should hear

Inspired by the post about "Movies every photographer should see" I remembered that my brother Moe once spoiled me with a special CD. The tracklist exclusively contained songs with the word "photo" in it´s title. That was kind of silly, but it was an interesting idea. Among the music I found well known songs like …

Finally: Apple presents iPhone

The Apple iPhone has been a rumour for the last years. I remember the well-known newssites announcing it over and over again when the time for "Macworld" expositions came closer. Today, finally, Apple´s CEO Steve Jobs officially unveiled the "iPhone"! It is 3 gadgets melt into one: A mobile phone, a widescreen video-iPod and a …

Updated: Security issue: Update your Adobe (Acrobat) Reader!

As the german newssite Tagesschau.de reports, there is a possible security problem with the browser plug-in of the Adobe Reader 7.x. Looks like certain PDF documents can transport invisible yet malicious Javascript. There is a description on "Heise online" as well (read it in german or english). Luckily the Mac-version seems not to be affected. …

Firmware update for Canon digital SLR’s

As Digitalkamera.de announces, Canon released several firmware updates for their high-end digital cameras, the EOS 1D Mark II (version 1.2.6), the EOS 1D Mark IIn (version 1.1.2) and the EOS 1Ds Mark II (version 1.1.6). The update enables the use of compact-flash-cards with more than 8GB of storage capacity and adresses an issue with the use …

Adobe Photoshop CS3 Beta released

Adobe today released a public beta version of their Photoshop CS3 software. It is available from the Adobe Labs Homepage both for Windows and Mac. You'll have to register in order to download the 650MB file to your harddisk. The Beta will run after entering a valid CS2 serial number into the startup-screen. Otherwise you …

YouTube mobile

Die kleinen Filmchen von YouTube kommen demnächst auch aufs Handy. Während sich noch immer viele Leute wundern, ob die beliebten Filmschnipsel nicht irgendwelche Copyrights verletzen, boomen Seiten wie YouTube, Google Video oder MyVideo mit Filmschnipseln und selbstgedrehtem (Un-)Sinn. Nun sollen - zunächst in den USA - die Videos auch auf Handys zugänglich gemacht werden: YouTube kommt aufs …

It’s Christmas-Time!

Well, December's coming soon, jingle-bells are ringing and we're all waiting for the snow to gently cover this year's sins. If you are planning to go on holidays this winter & like to slope down mountains with your freaky Snowboard, then probably this article from "SPIEGEL online" is of interest for you: Sprünge, Spins und …

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