What good is a tripod without a tripod head? After some research I decided that the Gitzo G2180 would be a perfect fit for my Canon Vixia. Admittdley a bit […]
Bored at work and feeling a bit blue I did what any red blood American would do, seek instant gratification through unbridled consumerism.Â Considering I had no money and massive […]
Saw this the other day while goofing off at work and thought it was pure genius. Call me crazy but I wouldn’t be surprised if this is what living in […]
Highlights from today’s iPhone OS 4.0 announcement. Multi-tasking Rather than an ugly task manager, double-tapping the home button will bring up a dock of running applications you can switch to […]
Spent the better half of my day reading reviews of the iPad and debating whether or not to pick one up for my parents. From what I’ve read and heard […]
Now that the Interactive portion of SXSW was officially over we had time to explore Austin. First stop, FOOD! Sampler @ Iron Works Barbecue Blackened Talapia PO Boy w/ Grilled […]
DSLR Filmmaking, Gearing Up For Success A session on gear and workflow requirements (for both post and acquisition). Lenses (including image stabilization vs. non stabilized), lights, rigs, audio, a sample […]
How to Create a Viral Video If there were one message from todayâ€™s SXSW panel How To Create A Viral Video, it would be that itâ€™s all about the content. […]
Augmenting Maps with Reality In the first location-based discussion of the day, the focus was on the evolution of the map. The panel discussed challenges to mapping indoor spaces, how […]
Add Some XBOX to Your UX Tricks and techniques from the game design world can be applied to non-games — social apps, creative tools, etc. — to improve user experience, […]
Beauty in Webdesign Great web design is all around us, but can we go beyond ‘cool’, ‘usable’ and ‘fun’ to create something truly beautiful? This session examines our changing attitudes […]
Keep Austin Weird Austin reflects a culture of artistic and individual expression that maintains the city as a vibrant and eclectic creative center. In a mostly conservative Texas, Austin is […]
For two years I’ve managed to lose 40lbs. with the help of my favorite iPhone app. Weightbot is a simple weight tracking app that makes weight management fun! Just enter […]
It’s been a long time coming but I finally changed the look and feel of my blog. In the past I’ve unsuccessfully tried and failed. Which left me no choice […]
While working on a side project I came across this WordPress plugin that makes sharing music relatively simple. Enjoy! [audio:http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/01_Slow_Poison.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/02_WTF.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/03_Death.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/04_House_of_Mirrors.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/05_I_Felt_Stupid.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/06_Never_Never.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/07_Cynthia.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/08_I_Said.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/09_Dance_Dance_Dance.mp3,http://www.zerogstudios.com/blog/audio/detox/10_Light_Reading.mp3|titles=Slow Poison,WTF?,Death,House of Mirrors,I Felt Stupid,Never Never,Cynthia,I Said (Michael Woods Remix),Dance […]
What is SXSW? South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of interactive, film, and music festivals and conferences that take place every spring in Austin, Texas. SXSW first began in […]
Unlocking an achievement on my 360 makes my heart smile. And the thought of sharing this via twitter has been a geek wet dream of mine for quite some time. […]
Last year I decided to try streaming video content from Netflix on to my Xbox 360 and hated it due to the following: Quality was comparable to a DVD which […]
I admit to loving Pandora but with Microsoft releasing an Xbox 360 version of Last.fm I may have to make room in my heart for both. Slick and intuitive design […]
This has to be the coolest thing I’ve seen all year.
I can’t afford a copy of Final Cut Studio and have grown tired of dealing with the limitations of iMovie.Â So, I decided to pick up a copy of Final […]
Focusing on improved speed and reliability, Snow Leopard is bursting at the seams with tweaks, changes, and improvements that are essential for any Apple nerd. Priced at $29.99 you know […]
New features, include Games on Demand, improved Netflix performance, Movie Parties, Avatar Awardables, Avatar Marketplace, the ability to rate games, and more.
While not actually x-ray vision it’s still pretty cool.
I’d been meaning to post about this topic for quite some time but never got around to it. If you want more information check out this great article from TechCrunch.
I guess I’ve been opening bananas the wrong way for the last thirty years of my life.Â I guess there goes the theory of evolution.
My favorite native Mac Twitter client. Simple interface Built in auto URL shortening when pasting a link Account management: including following/unfollowing, blocking, marking favourites, and visiting user websites Support for […]
I played with imeem for a few hours and concluded it’s nothing more than MySpace 2.0. Same horrible IA (information architecture), design and music/social hook. It amazes me how much […]
Packed to the gills with new features and improvements the following is a short list of the most notable. Cut/Copy and Paste The ability to copy and paste text anywhere […]
Pab put me on to this iPhone app that is hard to describe but insanely addictive.Â Think: 50% friend-finder, 30% social cityguide, 20% nightlife game. Check it out.
Google is at it again and this time they are going to revolutionize the way we communicate on the web with a new product, Google Wave. This is a long […]
While writing about Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, I came across this video. It does a better job at describing the new service than I could ever do.
I came across this video on Digg and think it’s the best idea I’ve seen in months.Â Tell me you aren’t filled with the urge to go and set a […]
When my video camera arrived I stopped all work and ripped open the box.Â Curious to see what my new toy could do I spent the afternoon running around the […]
Part of the coolness factor with owning an Xbox 360 and PS3 are the media capabilities they posses. Both can stream media from any PC running Â the Windows operating system […]
Today was my first time using script editor on the Mac and damn was I impressed.Â While blogging at home I often have to wait to scale images down at […]
I have owned three pairs of V-MODA headphones and each pair magically stops working after 3 months.Â If it wasn’t for their amazing heavy base I would have boycott them […]
Realizing that the possibility of getting a $7000 camera and traveling this year are not possible I’ve decided to set my expectations a little lower and get a camera that […]
For some odd reason I woke up itching to upgrade my music library to iTunes Plus and I’m not sure why.Â Yes it has better quality and no DRM but […]
Still sick but I feel alot better. I think I will be able to go to work tomorrow. Saw the rest of the Company and it just blew me away. […]