Screenstagram

Instagram photos beautifully displayed in screensaver form

The Barbarian Group just released their new Instagram-powered screen saver named Screenstagram. It lets you connect your Instragram account to your desktop screensaver and displays your feed or the Instagram popular feed live. The sleek add-on takes advantage of Instagrams API and lets you have continuous access to all of your friends’ fantastic photos, streaming the artistic explorations from life’s daily escapades. Usernames are displayed …

Sony NEX-VG10 vs. Panasonic AG-AF100

Two new DSLR-inspired, consumer-influenced video cameras

Over the last year, droves of filmmakers have been ditching traditional video cameras in favor of the stunningly rich images produced by the ultra-shallow depths of field, bigger sensors and interchangeable lenses of DSLRs with HD capabilities. With the consumer-led phenomenon showing no signs of slowing, both Panasonic and Sony have taken notice, recently announcing models that build on the strengths of DSLRs by adding …

Flipboard

We take the new "social magazine" app for a spin

Launched today, Flipboard aggregates content posted by friends on Facebook and Twitter. Instead of reading feeds and clicking on links, the well-funded app transforms the links into a magazine-style format for iPad reading. With the news sweeping the Internet, Flipboard’s server has been up and down all day, but we took it for a precursory spin to see its immediate capabilities—which includes a valuable RSS …