Nikon Tops With DSLR Users

J.D Power and Associates has released a new customer satisfaction survey of digital SLR users with some surprising results. Nikon not only captured the top spot with a whopping 822 out of a possible 1000 points but was seconded by Sony, a relatively new arrival in the DSLR market. Nikon tops SLR customer satisfaction survey…

Nikon Releases D300

Nikon yesterday released the all new D300, a pro-sumer model aimed at the intermediate level shooter. The new camera boasts a 12.3 effective megapixel CMOS sensor with a new 51 point autofocus system and large 3″ screen for reviewing your images. Nikon: “The ultimate blend of image quality, quick response and go-anywhere mobility. A new…

Have You Caught the WoW Disease?

Two years ago a virtual plague unintentionally spread across the popular MMORPG World of Warcraft now researchers want to study the dynamics of the virtual plague to see if it can help scientists model and predict the spread of real world diseases. Ars Technica: “There were a number of features in the virtual outbreak that…

Companies and Feds Caught With Their Hand in the Wikipedia Cookie Jar

Do you believe everything you read on Wikipedia? You wouldn’t if you knew who was changing what. Recently Cal Tech computation and neural-systems graduate student Virgil Griffith did a little sleuthing and uncovered some very scary data on who is editing articles on Wikipedia and what they are changing. Griffith created a searchable database tying…

Blizzard Announces More Warcraft Coming Soon

On the heels of one of the most popular expansion packs to any video game in history, Blizzard entertainment has started the gears rolling on their newest endeavor, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King. WorldofWarcraft.com: “Blizzard Entertainment’s latest expansion to World of Warcraft – Wrath of the Lich King – adds a host…

Removable Tattoos? We’re Not Talking Kid Stuff Here

A New York company has developed what they hope to be the next generation tattoo ink that makes the popular body embellishment removable with only 1 laster treatment instead of the current 6-7. Discovery News: The process starts with pigments free of heavy metals and other toxins that can induce an allergic reaction or produce…