danredwing

danredwing

Lives in United States Portland, OR, United States
Works as a Banker
Has a website at http://danhawk.com
Joined on Mar 6, 2012
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Whatever your preference, it is foolish to claim that Apple doesn't deserve majority credit for the rise of the smartphone and the (almost) demise of the point and shoot camera market.

Ideas mean nothing, execution is everything. Though the iPhone wasn't the first device of its kind, it was the first that the masses wanted to use. I owned a Window's Pocket PC and a Palm Pilot, but the average person didn't

Simply put, with the iPhone, Apple combined marketing and a mix of features and ease of use that was attractive to the mass market. Yes, there have been technically more-capable devices along the way, but none has set the bar for features and design like the iPhone.

In addition, every glass front and plastic/metal back phone owes its basic design to the original iPhone. Remember that the first Android phone the G1 was a Blackberry-like clone in its design all the way up until the unveiling of the iPhone when Google rapidly redesigned the entire physical form of the phone.

Link | Posted on Jun 30, 2017 at 20:14 UTC as 23rd comment | 5 replies
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Kodachrome200: why put an 18-200 on a d700?

...Uh, so you can take pictures of stuff that is far away. Is this some sort of trick question? You're just pulling our legs...right?

Link | Posted on May 28, 2014 at 01:11 UTC
On article Fujifilm X100S Review (492 comments in total)
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Smaffles: Could soeone please tell me what filter adapter I can use with my Fuji x100s?

Fuji makes a filter adaptor that fits 49mm threaded filters. You can also buy a really inexpensive knock off that is identical to the Fuji one- They sell them on Amazon for around $14.

Link | Posted on Mar 22, 2014 at 02:41 UTC
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OldZorki: I will wait for Hasselblad version, with some precious metals, wood trim and diamond encrusted knob.

Best Comment ever!

Link | Posted on Oct 9, 2012 at 17:20 UTC
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