Choosing a Digital Camera


Do you still remember the days on which you need to choose a good film and developing center to have a good quality picture? Or do you still remember the flash bulb camera? Camera on which you will put a flash bulb (set of four) and every time you take a picture, one bulb will explode to give the appropriate lighting.

Film camera is almost phase out. With the advent of digital camera, the choices are almost unlimited. To much choices that sometimes we cannot decide what to buy.

If I would buy a camera this is what i would look for.(In order of importance)
1. Picture stabilization = A picture is useless if it is blurry. Even if the camera have the highest resolution, zoom etc, etc. if your hand has a built in “earthquake” (nginig) then it is useless. Because the picture will always be blurry. Continue reading “Choosing a Digital Camera”

HD-DVD is Dead

The long battle has ended. Blu ray wins the format wars. After Warner Warner Brothers announces that it will stop supporting HD-DVD and will only release in Blu-ray, the down fall of HD-DVD was eminent. Netflix has also supported blu ray by phasing out support to HD-DVD. Best Buy recommends Blu ray disc in it’s store. And the final nail in the coffin is the announcement of Wal-Mart to only support Blu-ray by June 2008.

So, what’s into it for the Philippines? Don’t be surprise if you find muc cheaper HD-DVD player in the market and cheap HD-DVD disc. Don’t bother to buy them it is not worth it anymore.

picture from: cnet.com by toshiba