The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

Living la vida future

[Panoramic of my desk]

Woot!

Earlier last week Spring mentioned something about our cell phone plan allowing us to get new phones for free. I wasn't interested unless one of the new free phones came with a camera.

There was—the Sony Ericsson Z520a.

One of the features is the “panoramic picture” (as you can see above), which is something that my current camera can't do.

But like all digital cameras, it tends to suck in low light conditions, as you can see from my first photo I took:

[First Post!]

And with no camera mount, it'll be difficult to take low-light shots with this thing. But hey, it's a camera, in a phone. It's the future, now.

Now all I want is my flying car.

Update on Thursday, May 11th, 2006

Don't bother getting one of these phones. While the features are nice, they're quite fragile and the display is prone to wig out if dropped.

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