“Put that thing away!” These words constantly echo in the ears of the gadget-obsessed. I pity the husbands and wives who suffer through constant and inappropriate use of electronic gadgets. And I admit that they have a point when it comes to mobile phones and game machines: Electronic distractions have no place when there is actual life to enjoy! But photographers are a … [Read more...] about Put that camera away and enjoy the view!
The Eye-Fi card just can't handle transferring many large images. This is a serious limitation, since most of the promised functionality comes from the card's ability to automatically upload photos to the Eye-Fi View online service, Flickr, Facebook, and other sites. After trying in vain to get the card to function as expected, I gave up and disabled everything but "Direct … [Read more...] about Eye-Fi Workflow: Wireless Card Reader
The Eye-Fi card holds serious promise and is a marvel of engineering and miniaturization. If only it worked. In my real-world test at Tech Field Day 6, the Eye-Fi proved frustrating, failing to live up to my expectations and showing serious flaws in design and execution. The Out-of-Box Experience For more information on the Eye-Fi card line-up, see Introducing the Eye-Fi X2 … [Read more...] about Hands-On Review: The Eye-Fi Connect X2 Card
One reason the smartphones like the iPhone are gaining ground on purpose-built cameras is their instant connectivity: Take a photo and you can immediately share it on Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, or other popular sites. Wouldn't it be great if your SLR or digital camera could do the same? This is the promise of the Eye-Fi card: It adds Wi-Fi connectivity to most popular cameras, … [Read more...] about Introducing the Eye-Fi X2 Card