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+ - Google's New Camera App Lets You Add Lens Blur to Your Pictures->

katiewilliam writes: The Google Research Blog revealed that there's quite a fair bit of algorithms running to achieve this effect; to put it in a nutshell, computer vision algorithms create a 3D model of the world based on the shots you have taken, and estimate the depth to every point in the scene.
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+ - Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks->

katiewilliam writes: Recently, Aftershock PC introduced refreshed versions of its X and XG gaming notebooks. In addition to employing an NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 800M series GPU, each notebook in the new lineup comes equipped with an on-board headphone amplifier boost to bring enhanced audio quality for the aux-output jack, along with a 2-megapixel Full HD webcam.
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