Cool Guy Makes Cool Flip Teleprompter for the iPhone

This seems like a real lifesaver for rogue filmmakers making movies with their tiny Flip cameras. Clint Bradford, an amateur radio operator, created his very own scaled-down teleprompter for his Flip UltraHD, and he's provided the juicy details--and step-by-step instructions--for the rest of the hobbiests out there looking for this. The project requires a Dynex … Continue reading Cool Guy Makes Cool Flip Teleprompter for the iPhone

Roger Mayer, guitar effects maker for Hendrix, Page, Beck

Roger Mayer was an acoustic engineer for the British Navy who in the late 1960s, through his pal Jimmy Page, became the go-to electronic effects whiz for Jimmy Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, and a bunch of other innovative musicians. For Hendrix, he built the Octavia, a pedal that doubled the input pitch … Continue reading Roger Mayer, guitar effects maker for Hendrix, Page, Beck

Customize Your Background for the New Twitter

Last month, Twitter unveiled a total site redesign. The new Twitter homepage is robust, more like a stand-alone application, and offers support for multimedia, keyboard shortcuts, and easy access to various types of content.The new design also has different dimensions (originally based on the golden ratio) and treats backgrounds in a slightly different way. The … Continue reading Customize Your Background for the New Twitter