Tagged: Software

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If you’re in the market for a consumer-friendly DSLR, it’s a good idea to budget in some money for extra lenses, as you’ll see a marked improvement in image quality compared to your camera’s kit lens. Or, just buy the cheapest, crappiest glass you can find and wait until this wonderful software from researchers at the University of British Columbia is available. It promises the same results with just a couple of clicks.
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Hoping to revolutionize live broadcasting on the Internet, Bram Cohen has filed a patent application for the new BitTorrent Live streaming protocol. BitTorrent’s inventor has worked on the new technology for several years and believes his new protocol can be world-changing. “We plan to shape the future of live broadcasts and want to work with broadcasters to accomplish that,” Cohen says. (more…)

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According to trusted sources, Apple has an incredible headline feature in development for iOS 6: a completely in-house maps application. Apple will drop the Google Maps program running on iOS since 2007 in favor for a new Maps app with an Apple backend. The application design is said to be fairly similar to the current Google Maps program on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, but it is described as a much cleaner, faster, and more reliable experience.  (more…)