iPhone has a better cam than Curiosity Video
iPhone has a better cam than Curiosity Video Transcript
In space no one through complain about megapixels and I'm Bridget Carey and this is your CNET -- -- Curiosity Mars rover was -- two and a half billion dollar project and -- technological. Feat. But as images -- -- from the rover everyone's buzzing about how the camera is just two megapixels. Why would NASA sent up a camera that's -- as good as the one on my phone. Well there's quite a few actors for starters. Designs were proposed in 2004 -- two megapixels an eight gigs of Flash Memory sounded pretty dead. Game had to go through lots attached to see it can handle the martian environments because you don't just switch to camera midway and read all that expensive testing. And then there's the issue of data more megapixels or larger the file and that makes it harder to send back to earth. Plus computers have to transmit data -- to NASA the sound of those pretty pictures. -- don't -- -- they'll still be getting some great images since everything is so still on the surface it easily stitched together -- panoramic shot. And the -- courtroom battle between Apple and Samsung continues CNET has learned that Google has been quietly helping out Samsung. Google has kept a low profile -- this fight over patents and accusations of copying designs. But Google has not abandon its popular -- partner Google has Courtney with Samsung over legal strategies with advice students and -- work and for searching. For prior evidence. You've been hearing about NASA's successes with the Mars forever but NASA also -- -- for a failure. The marking its Lander crashed and caught on fire during experimental launch. More -- of vertical takeoff and landing spacecraft it's designed to land -- thousand pounds of cargo on the moon. But -- -- she -- us humans some loose them. It here -- -- metro as a way to describing the new look at the block style interfaces in windows. Well time to drop that term as Microsoft will no longer describe something -- having -- -- -- Because it's crashing with the European partner at Baptist also happens to have metro in its name. So it's just windows eight LP it's a -- terms just keep -- at some. And how about -- and the show with that's super acute attack Angry Birds franchise is heating that. When a new bird character this time it's -- window -- Hart capped ocean all -- Split evenly angry it's and durable -- Rovio is keeping quiet though on when shall make her game debut. That's your tech -- that they need to create more details just pop bomb by the blog cnet.com slash update and -- you can also sign up our newsletter to keep you in the loop. From RC is in New York average --
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