CamRuler can work if you're willing to put in a lot of time on each measurement, but the interface for sizing and measuring is almost comically infuriating, making the current $1.99 price tag sting.
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Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have created Glassified, a ruler with a transparent digital display.
Apart from transitioning its Creative Suite software to the subscription-based Creative Cloud, Adobe also showed off two new pieces of hardware that it has been working on.
Adobe has committed to bring the Napoleon ruler to market, but hasn't said when.
The software company will become a hardware company, too, with its digital pen for iPads in the first half of 2014. The "Napoleon" digital ruler will ship, too, but Adobe didn't say when.
The Opteron 6200 series, aka "Interlagos," carries AMD into a higher-end servers that juggle many tasks at once. Intel remains the ruler of the x86 chip roost, though.
RZA aka Bobby Digital aka Prince Dynamite aka Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah of the seminal Wu-Tang Clan is next in line for a headphone collaboration with WeSC, a clothing company that already has its own line of flashy headsets.
Adobe will join forces with stylus manufacturer Adonit to bring its Mighty and Napoleon hardware products to market in 2014.
Get your scrolling hand ready. An interactive web page has created a scale model of the solar system, where the moon is the size of just one pixel.
An Israeli designer has created a multi-tool that can be worn discreetly in the hair for the lady -- or long-haired gent -- who likes to be prepared for anything.