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Review: Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

August 28, 2012

Tags: Canon, Camera review, Daniel Grotta, Imaging Resource

by Daniel Grotta

Each succeeding generation of smartphones improves photographic functionality, which makes it more competitive to traditional point-and-shoot cameras: higher resolution, enhanced video, and better image quality. Some technology visionaries even predict that smartphones will eventually obsolete and replace point-and-shoot cameras. To belie this claim, Canon's $350 PowerShot SX260 HS offers one "killer-app" feature that no smartphone…. Read the Review

More on Corel's Cloud Service

August 26, 2012

Tags: CorelDraw, Cloud, Software, Audio, Computer Outlook, John Iasiuolo, Radio, Conversations with John

Daniel and Sally chatted with John Iasiuolo of the Computer Outlook about Corel's Cloud Service (and about creativity and other subjects of interest).

Listen to Daniel Grotta & Sally Wiener Grotta chat with John Iasiulo about Corel’s new Cloud Service

By the way, for those listeners and readers who messaged us, asking "You mean Corel still exists?" The short answer is "Yes." Read Daniel & Sally's review of CorelDraw Graphics Suite X6 on Computer Shopper.

On ePublishing, eReaders & POD

August 19, 2012

Tags: ePublishing, eBooks, eReaders, POD, Publishing, Print On Demand

We've fallen behind on posting links to our various articles. Here are a few from IEEE Spectrum on ePublishing, eReaders and Print-On-Demand:

  • "Journalist A.J. Liebling once famously noted, 'Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.'" (more…)

CorelDraw's New Cloud Service

August 17, 2012

Tags: Cloud, Software, Corel, CorelDraw, Computer Outlook, Audio, Radio

Of course, Corel now has an imaging Cloud service, based on its CorelDraw Graphics Suite X6. Is it worth it? Well, it's a great business model for the software companies. Daniel & Sally chatted on the Computer Outlook radio show about their initial impressions.

Listen to Daniel Grotta & Sally Wiener Grotta chat about their initial impressions of Corel’s new Cloud Service

They'll be doing a longer segment on it (and on Adobe Creative Cloud) next week on the show with John Iasiuolo.