Camera review: Canon Rebel XTi DSLR

Released on August 24, 2006, the Rebel XTi is Canon's newest entry-level prosumer DSLR. It's an update on the popular Rebel XT, and it's different from it as follows: Slightly thinner body, heavier (2.56in vs. 2.63in and 510g vs. 485g) Newer, re-designed sensor with higher resolution (10 megapixels vs. 8.2 megapixels) Sensor cleaning technology (dust … Continue reading Camera review: Canon Rebel XTi DSLR

Lens comparison: EF 24-70mm f/2.8L Zoom vs EF 24-105mm f/4L IS Zoom

Have you ever wondered how the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L and EF 24-105mm f/4L zoom lenses would do if compared side by side? Which one would come out as the winner in real-world use? Here's my answer to that question. First, some recommended reading: Lens review: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Lens review: Canon EF 24-105mm … Continue reading Lens comparison: EF 24-70mm f/2.8L Zoom vs EF 24-105mm f/4L IS Zoom

Zoom Search Engine: a powerful and inexpensive search engine for your website

I've been using the Zoom Search Engine for over a year, and I've been very happy with it. But today I realized I hadn't told many people about it, so I had to fix that. So what's the Zoom Search Engine? It's a beautiful piece of software written by WrenSoft, an Australian web software company. … Continue reading Zoom Search Engine: a powerful and inexpensive search engine for your website

A side by side comparison of the 2003 MINI Cooper S and the new 2007 MINI Cooper S

I posted a couple of days ago about the launch of the new 2007 MINI Cooper S, and I said I wasn't too crazy about the exterior. I still hold that opinion, and to prove it, here are some photos of my very own 2003 Cooper S, alongside a couple of photos of the 2007 … Continue reading A side by side comparison of the 2003 MINI Cooper S and the new 2007 MINI Cooper S