Microsoft Surface – A Multi-Touch Screen to hit the market soon?

May 31, 2007

Kudos to liorz for beating me to it (link to post in Hebrew). Veteran readers of Tidbits might recall my fascination with the "Multi-Touch Screen" technology developed by Jeff Han of NYU and how it might revolutionize the way we interact with our computers. Microsoft Surface promises to be a commercial implementation of a Multi-Touch Screen that will hit the market this winter (according to their PR site). See Bill introduce the product at the Wall Street Journal's D conference: It's very surprising to hear that Microsoft has beaten Han's Perceptive Pixel in bringing this technology to the mass...
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Paint.NET is the open source Photoshop

May 8, 2007

Back after a long period of time away from the internet. This won't be much of a comeback though, as I'm getting married (!) the day after tomorrow and then I'm going here for a week: Santorini on 43places. But I digress. I just want to recommenced Paint.NET. In a sentence, it's the open source Photoshop. It's a free for download open source photo editing software. Of course it's not a real competitor for Photoshop - certainly not for professionals - but all the basic stuff is there - the lasso tool, gradients, layers and a lot of special...
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