News & Reviews

Sites for Four Eyes -- Buying Eye Frames

A standard movie ploy is for the ugly, geeky duckling to take off the glasses, muss up the hair and suddenly become this swan -- or Superman. But what is it exactly that intrigued anyone about the geek or geek ess in the first place? It's the mystery concealed behind those frames -- which is what makes eyeglasses very sexy. And when you consider that the only other element on the face you can change without outpatient status is your hair, and that cosmetics for men are...

How many frames per second can the human eye really see?

I spend far too many of my first tender minutes in a new game with a framerate counter running in the corner of my screen. I play, hyper-sensitive to the smallest hitches, dipping in and out of the graphics settings to optimise, and worry, and optimise and worry again. I swear I don’t have that counter going all the time. That would be unhealthy, right? But framerate is important to us. It’s the core measurement by which we rate both our rigs and a game’s technical chops. And why not? A...

Frameri, an Over-the-Rhine eyewear company, now has locations in 15 states -- with more to come

CINCINNATI -- An Over-the-Rhine eyewear company is setting its sights outside Cincinnati as it enters its fourth year in business.Frameri, a brand known for its interchangeable lenses and frames, has partnered with eye care practices across the country -- so far about 28 locations in 15 different states -- to carry its product. Longer term, the company hopes to mimic its Vine Street showroom in other cities such as Chicago or Dallas, where there are already discussions in the works.The goal...