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Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera Lets You Refocus Pictures Later

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:07
Iddo Genuth writes "Earlier today Lytro introduced a new light-field camera called Illum. This is the second camera with this innovative refocusing technology from the California based company founded in 2006. The new camera is a more advanced version of the first camera introduced in 2012. It has a much larger sensor with four times the resolution (Lytro still uses the term megarays instead of megapixels), a much larger and longer zoom lens with a f/2 constant aperture and of course the ability to refocus after you take a picture (the new Illum can refocus on many more points in the image compared to the older version). Users will also have more control of the camera, a larger screen, and the ability to create regular JPEG images or videos made from the refocused images they capture."

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Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera Lets You Refocus Pictures Later

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:07
Iddo Genuth writes "Earlier today Lytro introduced a new light-field camera called Illum. This is the second camera with this innovative refocusing technology from the California based company founded in 2006. The new camera is a more advanced version of the first camera introduced in 2012. It has a much larger sensor with four times the resolution (Lytro still uses the term megarays instead of megapixels), a much larger and longer zoom lens with a f/2 constant aperture and of course the ability to refocus after you take a picture (the new Illum can refocus on many more points in the image compared to the older version). Users will also have more control of the camera, a larger screen, and the ability to create regular JPEG images or videos made from the refocused images they capture."

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Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera Lets You Refocus Pictures Later

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:07
Iddo Genuth writes "Earlier today Lytro introduced a new light-field camera called Illum. This is the second camera with this innovative refocusing technology from the California based company founded in 2006. The new camera is a more advanced version of the first camera introduced in 2012. It has a much larger sensor with four times the resolution (Lytro still uses the term megarays instead of megapixels), a much larger and longer zoom lens with a f/2 constant aperture and of course the ability to refocus after you take a picture (the new Illum can refocus on many more points in the image compared to the older version). Users will also have more control of the camera, a larger screen, and the ability to create regular JPEG images or videos made from the refocused images they capture."

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Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera Lets You Refocus Pictures Later

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:07
Iddo Genuth writes "Earlier today Lytro introduced a new light-field camera called Illum. This is the second camera with this innovative refocusing technology from the California based company founded in 2006. The new camera is a more advanced version of the first camera introduced in 2012. It has a much larger sensor with four times the resolution (Lytro still uses the term megarays instead of megapixels), a much larger and longer zoom lens with a f/2 constant aperture and of course the ability to refocus after you take a picture (the new Illum can refocus on many more points in the image compared to the older version). Users will also have more control of the camera, a larger screen, and the ability to create regular JPEG images or videos made from the refocused images they capture."

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Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera Lets You Refocus Pictures Later

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:07
Iddo Genuth writes "Earlier today Lytro introduced a new light-field camera called Illum. This is the second camera with this innovative refocusing technology from the California based company founded in 2006. The new camera is a more advanced version of the first camera introduced in 2012. It has a much larger sensor with four times the resolution (Lytro still uses the term megarays instead of megapixels), a much larger and longer zoom lens with a f/2 constant aperture and of course the ability to refocus after you take a picture (the new Illum can refocus on many more points in the image compared to the older version). Users will also have more control of the camera, a larger screen, and the ability to create regular JPEG images or videos made from the refocused images they capture."

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Lytro Illum Light-Field Camera Lets You Refocus Pictures Later

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:07
Iddo Genuth writes "Earlier today Lytro introduced a new light-field camera called Illum. This is the second camera with this innovative refocusing technology from the California based company founded in 2006. The new camera is a more advanced version of the first camera introduced in 2012. It has a much larger sensor with four times the resolution (Lytro still uses the term megarays instead of megapixels), a much larger and longer zoom lens with a f/2 constant aperture and of course the ability to refocus after you take a picture (the new Illum can refocus on many more points in the image compared to the older version). Users will also have more control of the camera, a larger screen, and the ability to create regular JPEG images or videos made from the refocused images they capture."

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YC Ends YCVC In Favor Of Raising From LPs, Will Now Invest $120K For 7% Equity

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:59
 Y Combinator is making some big changes today with its equity structure and YCVC program. The incubator will now end its YCVC partnership with Khosla, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, and Maverick Capital, and has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from LPs to invest more money in startups graduating from the program. Read More
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Google to push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Computerworld News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:41
Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.
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Russian leaker resurfaces, claims Microsoft will issue second Windows update this year

Computerworld News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:38
A notorious Windows leaker dubbed 'Wzor' says Microsoft will issue yet another update to Windows 8.1 later this year, evidence of an even-faster acceleration in the company's development tempo.
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Ask Slashdot: How Can We Create a Culture of Secure Behavior?

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:24
An anonymous reader writes "Despite the high news coverage that large breaches receive, and despite tales told by their friends about losing their laptops for a few days while a malware infection is cleared up, employees generally believe they are immune to security risks. They think those types of things happen to other, less careful people. Training users how to properly create and store strong passwords, and putting measures in place that tell individuals the password they've created is 'weak' can help change behavior. But how do we embed this training in our culture?"

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At Supreme Court, Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage

Computerworld News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:14
If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that streaming video provider Aereo violates the copyrights of TV networks, it may also put cloud storage services at risk, the company's lawyer argued Monday.
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Kinetica Is A New System That Lets You Play With Data With Your Fingers

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:12
 If you’ve ever wanted to chop data up into separate little piles, here’s your chance. Using a proof-of-concept called Kinetica, Ph.D. students at CMU’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute have created a system that lets you slide certain subsets of data out of a chart, order data along arbitrary lines, and even create charts and graphs with a quick swipe. The app, which runs on… Read More
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Fan TV’s Streaming Set-Top Box Will Soon Be Available To Time Warner Cable Subscribers

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:00
 Last year, I got a sneak preview of Fan TV, a next-generation streaming set-top box from the makers of the Fan (née Fanhattan) iPad video discovery app. Now, 11 months later, the product is going to finally be made available to users through a partnership with Time Warner Cable. Read More
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Sphinx Is A Dock That Turns Your Tablet Into A Remote Desktop Workhorse

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:53
 The Sphinx is a web-connected tablet dock that gives the user the ability to virtualize input devices -- by way of a cloud platform and remote desktop integration -- allowing them to plug in a mouse and keyboard and work off a tablet as if it's a quasi desktop PC. Read More
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Micron boosts endurance and capacity of SSDs for data centers

Computerworld News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:53
As data centers demand faster and faster storage, Micron is answering the call with long-lasting, solid-state drives that offer up to 800GB of capacity.
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Withings Updates Its Pulse Activity Tracker With Blood Oxygen Monitoring

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:45
 Withings pretty much nailed the activity tracker with the Pulse activity tracker, which features a built-in heart rate sensor that uses pulse oximetry (just like the Galaxy S5). Now, it has updated that product with new sensor capabilities with the Pulse O2. The O2 can also measure blood oxygen level (hence the name) and offers a new bracelet mount for improved wrist-borne wearing. Existing Pulse… Read More
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Google Glass dips its toe into iOS pool

Computerworld News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:43
As Google added a taste of iOS functionality to Glass, one analyst said this is just the beginning of efforts to draw in Apple users to the computerized eyewear.
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AT&T's Gigabit Smokescreen

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:42
Yesterday AT&T announced it would examine 100 cities and municipalities in the U.S., including 21 metropolitan areas, for introduction of gigabit fiber. Taken on its face, the announcement is the company's response to Google Fiber. But many were quick to note AT&T has promised nothing. Karl Bode at DSLReports went so far as to call AT&T's announcement a giant bluff. "Ever since Google Fiber came on the scene, AT&T's response has been highly theatrical in nature. What AT&T would have the press and public believe is that they're engaged in a massive new deployment of fiber to the home service. What's actually happening is that AT&T is upgrading a few high-end developments where fiber was already in the ground (these users were previously capped at DSL speeds) and pretending it's a serious expansion of fixed-line broadband. It's not. At the same time AT&T is promising a massive expansion in fixed line broadband, they're telling investors they aren't spending much money on the initiative, because they aren't. AT&T's focus is on more profitable wireless. 'Gigapower' is a show pony designed to help the company pretend they're not being outmaneuvered in their core business by a search engine company."

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The Nest Thermostat Is Now Available Through Google Play

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:24
 Google's latest toy is available for purchase on Google Play for $249.99. Starting today, conveniently to coincide with Earth Day, Google started selling Nest Learning Thermostat on its web store. For those keeping track, this makes the Nest Learning Thermostat the only product available on both Google and Apple's retail site. Read More
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Apple Releases iOS 7.1.1 With Touch ID Improvements

TechCrunch - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:02
 Apple has released a new update to iOS 7 today, a minor point update with bug fixes and improvements. One such improvement beefs up Touch ID performance, which should mean better recognition of fingerprints registered with your iPhone 5s device. Some users had cited a gradual worsening of the Touch ID sensor’s ability to recognize existing fingerprints, so hopefully this clears that up for… Read More
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