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Amnesty International animation highlights human rights abuse

30 Apr

This animation was made by Amnesty International to stress their believe in the right to peaceful protest and freedom of expression. On the 100 day countdown to the Olympics, Amnesty International launched the first in a series of four hard-hitting animations highlighting human rights abuse in China in the run up to the Games.

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Movavi free online video converter

27 Apr

Movavi Video Converter let’s you easily convert your videos from one popular format to another and you don’t need to install any conversion software. You can upload up to five different video files, up to 100MB in total space, and choose from 11 popular formats for output.
Save your videos and DVDs to your iPod, PSP, PDA, Zune and cellphones, merge multiple video files into a single movie, rip DVDs, and extract soundtracks from your video files.
Movavi also lets you convert directly from a website such as YouTube, MySpace and MetaCafe and has giving bloggers and site owners a way to add the new video conversion service to their site by embedding a code.
To promote the Online service Movavi has developed widgets for Mac OS X (requires Mac OS X 10.4), Facebook and other platforms, giving quick access to the URL conversion tool.
Other online video converters are HeyWatch and Zamzar.

We love mix tapes

16 Apr

Thanks to Mixwit we are now able to make sharable mix tapes on the web. The company founded by Radley Marx and Michael Christoff provides an easy way to create mix tapes with songs found through MP3 search engine Seeqpod. After creating your mix you can send the link to your friends, post it on your blog or social networking site (Facebook, MySpace, Blogger, …).
The players look like real cassette tapes, with moving spools. You can modify the look and feel of the tape, the font, and the playlist. It’s even possible to upload your own artwork to create your skin. The site’s instructions read: “It’s your mix, so make something unique. Add pictures, photos, artwork, drawings, …”
Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? So go make a tape, it’s free!

Polaroid and Zink develop digital mobile photo printer

14 Nov

Polaroid, former king of instant photography, and Zink hooked up to develop a swell digital mobile photo printer. Zink is a ‘zero ink’ technology for high quality digital image printing. The picture quality is supposed to be extraordinary. The printer produces borderless 2- x 3-inch color prints instantly when fed images from a digital camera or cellphone.
Instantly printing images from a digital camera is as easy as connecting the USB cable to the PictBridge-enabled camera and printer. Once connected, follow the PictBridge screen on the camera display. Simply select what image to send to the printer and within 60 seconds, the print is ready to be shared.