Monthly Archive: November 2014

Google intros subtle “three dimensionality” to Android user interface

It’s subtle – page to the bottom to see the sample user interface: What is Google’s Material Design for Android? Appvigil – Android App Security Scanner. The software API’s provide new “shadow” features to enhance the Z-axis “elevation” dimension of a control or window. Details of the feature are available from Google. These effects are – so far – very subtle....

DJI Phantom Quadcopters, as low as $429

Adorama: Black Friday Pricing on DJI Phantom Quadcopters starting at $429! Expires November 30, 2014. Related articles DJI 4K-shooting Inspire 1 drone with articulated landing gear | Gizmag

Watching 3D movies may help cure “stereo blindness”

(The item below is an old story from 2012, making the rounds – again. It is a true story where UCSC Prof Bruce Bridgeman restored 3D depth perception as a result of watching a 3D movie.) 5% to 10% of adults suffer from stereo blindness, meaning they are unable to perceive 3D depth or have minimal depth perception. Yet for some, watching...

“Cosplay Dreams 3D” Movie World Premiere

“Cosplay 3D Dreams” is a 3D documentary covering the breadth of “cosplay” extending from historical re-enactments up through today’s scifi/anime/comic book/video game enthusiasts. Cosplay Dreams 3D will be World Premiering at the Los Angeles 3D Film Festival on Dec. 6th 2014 at 8pm in Regal Cinemas Theater #5 presented for the first time in RealD 3D during the Los Angeles...