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imgscalr 4.2 Released

Quick heads up to the Java developers out there using the imgscalr Image Processing Library, version 4.2 was just released! There is 1 new feature in this release and 1 bugfix: New Feature: New ULTRA_QUALITY scaling Method provides the nicest looking scaling result typically better than GIMP’s highest quality scaling method (Lanczos3)! Bug Fix: When […]

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imgscalr 3.2 Released

imgscalr 3.2 Released

Some good news for folks using imgscalr (a Java image-scaling library), version 3.2 was released today and brings with it support for rotation, a new AsyncScalr class used for support both asynchronous scaling support as well as scale-operation throttling in high-performance systems (e.g. web application) where 100s of scaling operations firing off in parallel would bog […]

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XpanD Announces World’s First Universal 3D Glasses

XpanD has taken the wraps off what they lauding as the world’s first “Universal 3D Glasses” for use with consumer televisions as well as XpanD 3D-powered theater experiences. You would be able to purchase 1 set of glasses that you can use anywhere “active shutter” 3D technology is used. Active Shutter glasses are battery-powered lenses […]

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AJAX Base 64 Decode/Encoder & MD5 Generator Utilities

I would like to announce the launch of a couple new AJAX-enabled online utilities that software developers might find handy: Base64 Encoder/Decoder MD5 Generator For those interested the utilities are written using the Play! Framework (Java) and JQuery/JQuery UI and the Base64 and MD5 generation is backed by the Commons Codec project. These utilities are […]

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T-Mobile Announces the G2 – Early Access to Existing Customers

T-Mobile announced early this morning via their Twitter account that the Android-powered T-Mobile G2, with full HSPA+ (4G) support, will be forthcoming and early access available for existing T-Mobile customers. The G2 teaser page is currently down (was up this morning) and simply showed a silhouette of the device that would be called the “G2” and unfortunately […]

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AT&T Announces No More Unlimited Data Plan for iPad

PRNewswire is reporting (more here) that today AT&T (the 3G carrier everyone loves) has announced that the $30/month, iPad unlimited data plan is no more for new customers. Instead the best you can get is a $25/month 2GB data plan. Customers with existing unlimited data plans will be grandfathered in, but new iPad customers coming […]

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Mitsubishi Announces Seamless 1080p to 4k2k Upscaling

Thanks goes to Akihabara News for the heads up that Mitsubishi has announced seamless HD upscaling to 4k2k resolution. The technology currently supports HDMI 1.4 spec but no direct Blu-ray upscaling according to Mitsubishi — which we don’t entirely understand. If the display is upscaling the signal it’s getting, what does it care of it’s […]

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redbox Blu-ray Disk Rentals Coming Q2 2010

HomeMediaMag reports that this week, Coinstar CEO Paul Davis (the parent company of redbox), said that Blu-ray disk rentals would start rolling out to the redbox kiosks mid-year and are already being tested in a few select redbox rental units around the country (currently there are around 22k redbox rental units deployed nationwide). Davis promises […]

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Google Chrome OS Based on Ubuntu

As we type this Google is in the process of announcing their new Chrome OS operating system at a Google Event (TechCrunch Live Coverage). Just like the Chrome browser is based on the Chromium OS project, Chrome OS will be based on the Chromium OS project. Glancing around the source repository for Chromium OS it […]

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Canon 5D Mark II Firmware Update Coming

Thanks to Grant Gochnauer for the heads up on the news that Canon is working on a firmware upgrade for the 5D Mark II folks that will allow 1080p video recording at 24 and 25fps. London, 20 October 2009 – Canon today announces that it is currently developing a firmware update to the EOS 5D […]

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NETGEAR ReadyNAS RAIDiator 4.1.5 Released

NETGEAR has made available the 4.1.5 release of the RAIDiator firmware (operating system) that their ReadyNAS line of personal NAS devices run. For those that aren’t familiar with the ReadyNAS line, they originally started as personal servers from a company named Infrant that provided more than just dumb network-attached disk space (like the Drobo), they […]

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