Fast300Shots is designed to take up to 300 pictures in just a few seconds, allowing you to pull out the perfect frame from a huge collection of shots. If you've ever taken a picture of something that looked just right only to find the image is blurred, slightly discolored, or otherwise not quite right, Fast300Shots is designed to ensure it doesn't happen again.
The app is fairly straightforward in that it offers few additional features or editing options beyond the camera. When you open it, you can select the number of photos you want, how fast the images … Read more
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Guy dressed as Darth Vader runs Death Valley in 129-degree heat.
- Grenades and #travel: the TSA wins Instagram with its feed of confiscated items.
- For the first time, you can actually own the comics you buy.
- U.S. police go high-tech to tackle Fourth of July celebratory gunfire.
A picture being worth a thousand words makes screenshots often the most convenient method for conveying instructions to people. While Apple has a number of screenshot options built into OS X, these often result in intermediary files that can clutter up your computer if you frequently use them.
For example, if you press the classic Shift-Command-3 shortcut to take a screenshot, the image file will be saved to your desktop, where you can open it, crop, and otherwise edit it before sending it to your recipient. With this method, though, you are left with the file on your desktop that … Read more
Just as easy to use as it is to set up, InstantShot! for Mac gives any user the ability to capture a full screen shot, portion of the screen, or a timed screen shot in just a few quick steps.
With just a drag and drop in the Applications folder we had no trouble installing InstantShot! for Mac on our test machine. The menu, which was easy to use, was not in a traditional window, but appeared as a small icon in the top row of the screen. Clicking it drops down a menu with no graphics, but its selections … Read more
ShotStrip is a unique and ingeniously crafted app that combines the best of services like Pinterest and Instagram to create a curated photo community that allows you to be as creative and interactive as you want. With numerous features and tools and a robust online community, this is sure to be the next big thing in photo sharing apps for the iPhone.
The concept of ShotStrip is simple. Take up to six photos and combine them into a strip. Name the strip and make the photos thematic or as random as you want. For each photo, you can edit and … Read more
Instead of flinging objects like you would in Angry Birds, with this game you're shooting an energy projectile that bounces off walls. So to get the best trajectory and power, you'll need to both think about where your targets are and how the projectile will bounce through the level to hit as many monster microbes as possible. Like many games in this genre, … Read more
Super Stickman Golf 2 (99 cents) is a 2D golf game that is definitely a worthy sequel to the original with new levels, new special course elements, and much more. It's really easy to pick up and play, with tons of fantastical themed courses, interesting power-ups, and excellent physics-based gameplay. Though the game has a huge amount of arcadelike features, the goal is always the same: try to get the ball in the hole in as few shots as possible. The challenge is that it can be much harder than it looks.
Rather than your standard 3D layout seen … Read more
Who says you need specialized microscopy equipment to capture extreme closeups of snowflakes?
Using a cheap setup consisting of a Canon PowerShot A650 IS compact camera and an old manual lens, Russian-based photographer Alexey Kljatov has managed to capture the intricate details of snowflakes right down to their crystalline forms. … Read more
LAS VEGAS--Though Sony announced five new Cyber-shot camera models at CES 2013, none of them are jaw-droppers.
However, one of them, the DSC-WX80, does give you a look at some features coming to Sony's higher-end Exmor R CMOS sensor-based cameras this year.
The $199 WX80 is the entry model with an Exmor R sensor, in this case 16 megapixels. That sensor gets you features like multishot shooting modes for improved low-light and backlit photos, 1080/60i AVCHD movie capture, 10fps burst shooting, and high-resolution, 360-degree panoramas.
New for 2013, these models get faster autofocus speeds and improved optical image … Read more