Who hasn't been frustrated by an out-of-focus photo? The Lytro Light Field Camera might be the most revolutionary change in photography since digital came along: it lets you refocus your photos after you take them. Don't sell your old digital camera just yet, though. The Lytro has some serious drawbacks, including a fixed amount of storage. Take our quick tour of this unusual camera's features, from touchscreen to output. To experimen
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Alternatively, you can activate the camera simply by pressing the shutter button, which is integrated into the top of the rubber grip. You'll be amazed at how fast Lytro is--there is virtually no lag after pressing the shutter button, and it's ready to take the next photo after a quick preview of the image just recorded.
The top of the camera is also where you'll find the camera's unusual zoom control: a row of touch-sensitive raised bumps. To zoom in, you run a finger across the bumps left to right; to zoom out, you swipe right to left. The Lytro keeps the last zoom level active between uses, which might trip up some users. The touchscreen displays a small visual indicator for the zoom level but it's easy to miss; some users will no doubt turn the camera on and accidentally take zoomed photos. We've photographically enhanced the shutter button and zoom slider to make them easier to see here.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
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