35 terabytes is a lot of space for a mixtape (and other things we didn’t cover)

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The future is here (again). Apple announced its updated iPad line, the iPad mini, ultra-thin iMacs, and more than enough products to empty your bank account. Of course, this also means that ever site on the Internet is buzzing about Apple goodness. If you looking to get away from all of that Apple news, look no farther than today’s edition of GeekBytes.

Parallax 3D for Lytro cameras [YouTube]

Lytro announced that a new 3D feature is coming its cameras at a launch event in Hong Kong last week. The new "all-focus" mode is a sort of new 3D-plus that allows you to slightly shift the perspective of you photo in real time. [via Popular Photography]

Birth of a galaxy [YouTube]

Who says science can’t be artistic? NASA scientists have put together an incredible video that shows a simulation of how a single disk galaxy came together from the Big Bang 13.5 billion years ago to the present.

Cassette tapes will become the future of storage again [New Scientist]

A group of researchers from Fujifilm in Japan and IBM in Zurich has created a new type of tape deck that can store 35TB of data. This cassette uses a magnetic tape coated in particles of barium ferrite for extra-dense data capacity in a cartridge that measures 10 centimeters by 10 centimeters and is 2 centimeters thick.

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