Posts Tagged ‘iPad’

Philips New iPad2 App Measures Your Heart Rate and Breathing

Philips new Vital Signs app is able to accurately diagnose your health using the forward facing camera on the iPad2. By watching small changes in your skin colour, the app is able to determine your heart rate. Similarly, it is able to determine your breathing rate by watching your chest movements. I believe we will be seeing a lot more programs like this in the near future as it will help diagnose patients without them having to go to a hospital or medical center.

PhotoWeeklyOnline is Now on Google Currents

We’ve produced our own Google Currents magazine, so if you’re using Google Currents, we’d love to hear what you think. If you don’t have Google Currents, you can download it here (United States only at this point in time).

Introducing Google Currents

Google has just released their own version of an e-magazine for both the iPad and Android tablets called Currents. There are over 180 Editions so far, with photography related content from 500px, Thomas Hawk, Robert Scoble, Trey Ratcliff & Stuck in Customs. Watch the video after the jump to see the look and feel of the application. Unfortunately, at this point in time, it is only available in the United States. Boooooooooo!

Weekly Photo Links

We`re not able to post every story on our website, so every Sunday, we will list some interesting photography related links.

Stuck On Earth App

Trey Ratcliff has released an app for the iPad which allows you to view beautiful photographs from all over the world from the perspective of a photographer, a daydreamer or an explorer. You can even have your photograph s incorporated by uploading them to the flickr group. Get a quick overview of the app and it’s features by watch the video below. The app is currently free to download, so get it before the price goes up!

Presents for Photographers

With the holiday season quickly approaching, I thought I would put together a list of gifts for photographers. Here are 12 ideas to get your started, listed in no particular order.

Card Readers for your iPad

For those of you who own an iPad, these CF and SD card readers might come in handy. These inputs allow you to easily transfer your photographs to your iPad in order to store them, or to view them on a larger screen during a photo shoot. The CF card reader costs $30, while the SD version is only $15.

500px iPad app

Hot off the heels of their unofficial iPhone app, comes 500px’s iPad app. I have already tested it out, and it is beautiful. Browsing photos has never been easier, or quicker. It looks like I will be spending many hours of my life browsing photographs using this app.

Facebook Releases an iPad App

Facebook finally released a dedicated app for the iPad. Now it’s even easier to browse through and view your Facebook photographs.

How to Wirelessly Tether Your Camera to your iPad

Lee Morris over at Fstoppers, has put together a video explaining how to wirelessly tether your camera to your iPad. All you need to bridge the gap is a Eye-Fi SDHC card, available in 4GB and 8GB sizes. This is very handy if you are shooting in the studio, or outdoors, and want to preview your photos on a larger screen.