Israeli computer scientists recently created a computer program that changes photographs of people’s faces into more attractive images based on an algorithm that determines ideal distances between lips and chins, foreheads and eyes, and distances between eyes.
British inventor Kane Kramer apparently invented a portable, digital music player in 1979, when he was only 23. He was unable to renew his patent after almost a decade of trying to develop the product, and as a result, he will not see a dime from Apple. Poor dude.
The latest version of the Zune player is a nifty looking thing packed with some features that would make an iPod blush. It’s all about music discovery, and being portable in the process. So with that in mind Zune have added a Buy from FM feature, which allows users to tag and buy music directly from their player from virtually anywhere.
Face Your Manga allows you to create a cool looking, free Avatar for yourself or your friends. You can use it with the most common Instant Messaging programmes, such as LiveMessenger, Skype, AIM, Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, MySpaceIM, and many more. Sweet.
With Capsule Rebel, SwitchEasy has utilized new materials and radical design to protect your iPhone. The UltraFrame hard protection system is a unique cover-all hard shell with an exo-skeleton frame made with Lexan polycarbonate, protecting all the important parts of your iPhone 3G that may be prone to impact. It’s a very cool design. We [...]
A film festival that is free and available to anyone, anywhere, anytime with an Internet connection. Sounds okay huh? Well that’s the Portable Film Festival and content can be downloaded to a laptop, iPod, PSP, or 3G capable mobile phone after registering at their website. It’s high quality content as well, after entries were gathered internationally between March and June. August is then the time for judging with awards decided by user votes gathered from August 1 to 31. The audience is free to vote across the categories which include: Short Film, Music Video, Look At Me and First Hand Capture.
Apparently Motorola designed the ROKR E8 to deliver an ‘uncompromised consumer experience for music or talk’, and they’ve done a pretty good job of it. I got sent one with the new Black Kids album loaded up on it (it’s a killer album), and it’s been fun playing around with the various features on it. [...]
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