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Camera with front-facing LCD

August 31st, 2009 No comments

Ever since cameras have been small enough to hold with just one hand people have been taking hand held self portraits. I pride myself on being a master of it. I know just what angles work and about 95% of all self portraits I’ve done the last few years have turned out framed just right. But I think I’m in the minority on this one. So I’m surprised it took this long for a company to implement such a great idea.
Samsung will be releasing a point and shoot that includes a small front-facing LCD, so you can line up your self portraits just right EVERY single time. Alas, I spent all that time perfecting my technique for nothing. Oh well!

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And it’s not just for self portraits. It can also display the timer as well as little animations to get your kiddos to look at you when you are trying to take that all important shot of their beautiful smiling face!
Not to mention all the other excellent features of this camera: touch screen capabilities, 720p HD video and facial recognition to name just a few.
The lower end T220 runs $200, and the higher end T225 (which includes a slightly larger screen and an HDMI out) will be $350.

Via Popular Science Gadgets

Sleek new soundbar from Samsung

April 7th, 2009 No comments

I like sleek and sexy.  That’s why I surround myself with sleek, minimalistic, futuristic items.  And supermodels.  Lots of supermodels.  So when Engadget showed off the new Samsung HT-WS1 Soundbar, I was hooked.

ht-ws1-pr-006Isn’t it just gorgeous?  That baby’s only slightly thicker than my current girlfriend.  It does 5.1 simulated surround sound, pumping out 260W (my girlfriend is not that loud, thank goodness).  It’s wall mountable and best of all it’s only $350 clams.  Heck it costs me more than that to fish my girlfriend out of the showerdrain when she slips.  Samsung will be selling these beauties sometime in April.

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