Archive for the ‘Apple’ Category

Small is Beautiful

February 2, 2019

11 inch iPad Pro plus Pencil

Apple said it can replace a laptop, but you gotta be careful. When it comes to photo editing, only the two recent versions of the iPad Pro make the cut. Only they have a color gamut a bit wider than sRGB (still far removed from Adobe RBG). You won’t be adjusting something you can’t see, at least if the web is your platform. (more…)

Not quite there yet

September 29, 2018
Zappa-esque hotel room selfie (you'll see why)

Zappa-esque hotel room selfie (you’ll see why)

What is “computational photography”? (more…)

Show Your Pride!

June 29, 2018
This one's for the well-heeled LGBQT person.

This one’s for the well-heeled LGBQT person.

Sometimes one is reminded of the Apple of old times, they with the “Here’s to the crazy ones” campaign. The second most valuable stock-listed company in the world has a LGBQT Pride themed watch band for their Apple Watch on offer. (more…)

Silver Times Again

December 9, 2017

From here ...

From here …


... to there ...

… to there …


… using the Halide camera app on your iPhone to shoot RAW.
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Processing Fujifilm X100F RAF Files with Apple Aperture 3.6

November 12, 2017
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

When I got a Fujifilm X100F, I hit a snag in my rather outdated image processing workflow.
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Simulation And The Apple Watch

June 28, 2015

If Beaudrillard had Dick Tracy's watch...

If Beaudrillard had Dick Tracy’s watch…


Being the hopeless fanboy I am, it was an unavoidable purchase. (more…)

Deluxe NerdBook

November 17, 2013

Checking up on gcc in a full-screen terminal. Nerdy enough for ya?

Checking up on gcc in a full-screen terminal. Nerdy enough for ya?


Hi, I’m back! I didn’t go AWOL, (more…)

Fetish Fone

September 23, 2012

There's something Lost in Translation here. Or, to drag in another movie pun, it's a Shame.

There’s something Lost in Translation here. Or, to drag in another movie pun, it’s a Shame.


So, a new iPhone. The sixth iteration, curiously numbered 5. (more…)

A Bout of Luddism

March 19, 2012

The Yngwie Strat ain't so bad, but I'd rather take my Martin

The Yngwie Strat ain't so bad, but I'd rather take my Martin


I’m leaving today for a week’s worth of medical convention in Düsseldorf. Deciding what pieces of gear to take with me has been an interesting debate with myself. (more…)

Leaving the Walled Garden

March 9, 2012

Drinking the Hacker Kool-Aid

Drinking the Hacker Kool-Aid


I’ve finally had it with Apple (more…)