Monthly Archives: March 2010

VIDEO Time stands still in fallen soldier’s bedroom

“This is Zach’s room,” his mother said. The room is pretty much the same as it was in April 2007, the last time Zach Clouser was home. On July 18, 2007, Zach Clouser was kiled near Baghdad serving his country. … Continue reading

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Droid Tips & Tricks: Review of photo editing apps and maxing 5 megapixel‎

All current Android Market photo editing apps size down the native 2592 pixel x 1936 pixel (5 MP) image before the app processes it. It is best to crop your raw image first using the Droid’s native crop tool to … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: Use the mechanical shutter button for steady shots

Avoid using the virtual shutter button on the touch screen. It is nearly impossible to keep the camera from moving while depressing a button with no feel that is on the same plane as the lens and not in a … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: Your phone’s LED camera flash, video light

Widely used in camera phones for over five years now, the LED fash/video light in your phone can exhibit different lighting properties than the xenon gas tube flash used in a typical camera flash. Although an LED has the potential … Continue reading

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VIDEO Talking health care

A Penn State-York political science class discusses the passing of the health care bill. From a rally cry for Capitalism, to a 32-year-old sophomore who left school for 10 years and worked three jobs to pay medical costs.

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VIDEO Time lapse – Sinkhole forces two York homes to be razed

The home at 482 W. Philadelphia St. in York has been torn down because of a sinkhole beneath it. The home next door was also demolished.

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Android Tips & Tricks: Android speech-to-text, keywords and getting around the “F” word filter

The most amusing test for any voice recognition system is belting out a few foul words. Android 2.x translation is surprisingly accurate, however, words like the f-bomb will result in ####. According to Google via gizmodo: It’s less about sanitizing … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: Another Droid news video, Protesting Sludge

Combining video/audio from a Motorola Droid, still photos from the phone and stills from a DSLR. About 60 protesters at the state Capitol on Tuesday said the most dire predictions from five years ago were coming true and manifesting themselves … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: A free, stealthy tether to your MAC or Win

You suddenly realize you need a data tether to your laptop in the wild and you haven’t downloaded anything. It’s PdaNet to the rescue! Search PdaNET in the Android Market and download on phone. Take the option to download the … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: Outlook 2000 calendar and contacts sync, with email

Our IT guy has found CompanionLink Software successfully syncs Outlook 2000 calender and contacts into the native Android/Google calender and contacts (with all fields) on the Motorola Droid. The Droid doesn’t support this early Microsoft version through it’s Microsoft Exchange … Continue reading

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