According to the Apple website, Photo Booth allows the user to take photo snapshots and video clips with their Mac. The user can send them to friends, use one as an iChat icon, add them to their Address Book, or organize and edit them in iPhoto. The real fun starts when you use the effects and backdrops in Photo Booth.
Apple recently announced the passing of their beloved co-founder and chairman of the board, Steven P. Jobs (1955 – 2011), sparking an unstoppable flow of tributes coming from all corners of the world. This touching logo tribute, simply named “Thanks, Steve.” was created by Jonathan Mak Long, a 19-year-old designer living in Hong Kong. The silhouette of Jobs’ face as the bite in the Apple appears to be taken from the cover of ‘Inside Steve’s Brain’, a book about Steve Jobs written by Leander Kahney. #iSad. More…
RIP Steve Jobs. The master mind behind Apple’s iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes. And in the early years, brought home computing forward in leaps and bounds. My own first computer, in 1992, was a Mac LC. After I had previously I drooled over the NEXT computer when it came out in 1988.
Technology giants Sony, Apple and Google have all faced major scandals in recent weeks that raise a host of questions about privacy in the digital age. Apple’s popular iPhone was designed to secretly track a user’s location without the user’s knowledge, and so was Google’s Android system for smartphones. Sony’s PlayStation Network has exposed the personal records of more than 100 million of its customers. We speak to Mark Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, who notes that in addition to privacy breaches, these private companies are essentially doing a better job with popular surveillance than the government, creating a detailed personal record that then can be released by a subpoena.