Tag Archive: Zoom


Zoom In With The Magnify Tool In Preview [OS X Tips]

Preview is a fantastic image viewer with some basic image and PDF annotation tools. If you’re viewing a high resolution image and want to magnify a small portion of the image, without zooming the whole thing in, you’ll want to… Read more ›     

Zoom It App Puts Your Mac’s Screen In The Loupe

Fact: I’m currently waiting for my lazy optician to supply my first pair of “old-man glasses” aka specs with progressive lenses. In young-folk terms that means I get glasses which let me read without holding the iPad at arms-length. In… Read more ›     

Fading transition effects introduced in iOS 7.0.3

If all the crazy user interface zooming in-and-out effects of iOS 7 aren’t your cup of tea, you will be thrilled to discover there is an alternate subdued option available now which transforms the zoom effects into much more subtle fading transitions. This excellent option was introduced with iOS 7.0.3 in response to some usability issues, where certain users were experiencing motion sickness from the  [Read More...]

Ending Soon: The 8x Zoom Lens For iPhone [Deals]

CoM - ZoomLens5It’s summer, the season of baseball games, concerts, sightseeing, nature walks, and the occasional trip to Mount Rushmore – photo opportunities abound. Is your iPhone ready? If not, then Cult of Mac Deals is here to help. You shouldn’t have to squint to look back on your summer adventures – capture beautiful, hi-res images that […]

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iPad-pinch-to-zoomApple’s “pinch to zoom” patent, which features prominently in a patent dispute against Samsung, has been dismissed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. According to documents filed by Samsung in a U.S. federal court, all 21 claims of the patent have been rejected in a “final office action.” Apple’s patent covers a gesture first [...]

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panasonic-Lumix-DMC-FZ70Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-FZ70 flaunts a nonsensical 60x optical zoom range, completely unaided through the use of Viagra. In 35mm terms, the lens stretches from a 20mm wide-angle to a Hubble-like 1,200mm. If that’s not enough, the telephoto end can double to a maximum of 120x through the use of Panasonic’s “Intelligent Resolution technology,” which we’re [...]

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CoM - ZoomLens5It’s summer, the season of baseball games, concerts, sightseeing, nature walks, and the occasional trip to Mount Rushmore – photo opportunities abound. Is your iPhone ready? If not, then Cult of Mac Deals is here to help. You shouldn’t have to squint to look back on your summer adventures – capture beautiful, hi-res images that [...]

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IncredimailIncredimail, the new mail client for iPad that’s been attracting a lot of attention since its launch, just got another new update adding some nice new features. In addition to the ability to share links and photos on Facebook, the update adds pinch to zoom, enhanced archiving, and improved personal signatures. Here’s the full list [...]

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Increase zoom and text size on webpages Though most web pages pick a reasonable text size, some are just too hard to read because the font size is either too big, or more typically, just too small. Sometimes it’s not the web sites fault though, and a web page that is perfectly viewable on one computer may become teeny-tiny on another display that has a much larger resolution, a huge screen,  [Read More...]

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Sony is saying that their new Cybershot HX50V camera is the lightest, smallest 30x optical zoom-equipped camera in the world.

Seems like optical zoom is the new megapixels, at least as far as high-end point-n-shoots are concerned; it’s amazing to see the increasing zoom range camera makers are scrambling to pack into their pocketable shooters these days. For now, looks like Sony might just be the race leader.

Let’s take a  [Read More...]