Panasonic's Lumix line is celebrating a whole bunch of new entries this week at CES. The FH series is expanding with two new slim additions, the DMC-FH6 and DMC-FH8. Both models do 720p video at 30 fps and rock Leica lenses and 5x optical zoom. The 16.1 megapixel FH8 has a three-inch LCD and shoots HD videos in MP4. The 14.1 megapixel F6 captures HD video in JPEG format and features a 2.
At the start of 2015, Sony effectively gave up on making smartphones in the hope of recapturing former glories. Its mobile division now loses the company nearly $2 million per day even after being slimmed down to a fraction of its former size.
Panasonic has opened a cool 3D photo lab in its Panasonic Center Osaka location. The photo lab can take photographs of a person and anything they want to hold in their hands and that photo data is then used to make 3D figurines of the person that are photo accurate.
Google is really pushing for the Chromebook product line and with the help of several laptop makers like Dell, the Internet giant will definitely achieve its goal of bringing Chrome OS to a lot of laptops (probably millions) around the world. The company recently introduced that new Dell Chromebook 13 as a follow-up to the Dell Chromebook 11 released a few months ago.
This is gonna be a busy week for Sony . The gates Of IFA have opened which means a lot of companies will be unveiling their latest products in one of the biggest tech shows every year. Before Sony releases the new Xperia Z5 family tomorrow, some hands-on photos have been leaked earlier today. The images don't look fake nor do they seem like renders--they look real. Dutch website nu.
Three new lenses have been revealed this morning by the folks at NIKKOR, including an evolution of a classic NIKKOR lens with the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR. This lens is the newest in a line of lenses that includes the 24-70mm f/2.8, a lens you may well have stashed in your Nikon bag right this minute. The other two lenses include a super-telephoto zoom AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.
The original Chromecast proved that big surprises can come in small packages. Even though it was just a $35 HDMI dongle the size of a pack of gum, it had the power to transform any TV into a smart one, as long as you had a smartphone, tablet or computer nearby. Sure it wasn't as full-featured as other media streamers, but for the price, it was a bargain.
Canon has announced a pair of new digital video cameras that are aimed directly at professional videographers called the XA35 and XA30. Both of the cameras use the new HD CMOS PROSensor. That new sensor makes both cameras portable and capable of capturing high-quality video in low light usage scenarios.
The camera on the next iPhone will have a bigger sensor that can take in more light, and a lens that's designed to work with that improved sensor.This means we can expect the iPhone 6S to capture higher-quality photos than the iPhone 6.
Let’s get this out of the way, this tablet has mediocre and outdated specifications. It runs Android 4.1, has a 1.5Ghz dual processor, and only 8 GB of built-in storage. This is not a top of the line tablet, but it should be fine for basic internet browsing, reading, and music streaming. So why the news post? This tablet has a unique feature that sets it apart from others I’ve seen before.
Seldom are the life-lessons so clear when you launch a follow-up product, like the new OnePlus 2 Android smartphone. Born of a desire to cater to the whims of the Android enthusiast, the requests were simple: they wanted power, they wanted affordability, and they wanted it right now. The original OnePlus One succeeded on the first two of those counts but notoriously botched the third.
I wish I could wear sunglasses, but I wear normal glasses with Transitions Optical photochromic lenses. That’s just a fancy way of saying that the lenses darken when exposed to sunlight. They work fine but don’t allow me the ability to change styles as easily as I could if I were able to wear regular sunglasses.
The 2013 Nexus 5 wasn't the phone you'd expect to build a loyal fanbase. Its plastic construction and unassuming design spoke more of engineering side-project than Google flagship, the epitome of hardware taking a back-seat while the latest version of Android - then 4.4 KitKat - held the spotlight.
Qualcomm has received a lot of flak for the Snapdragon 810 and its overheating infamy. But while that is indeed big news, it is so far the only huge blot in the company's track record. Qualcomm's Snapdragons continue to power a whole range of devices, from the high-end flagships to the low-end budget phones.
Selfies. Can't live with them, can't live without them. And when you've got super affordable smartphones to satisfy that selfie crave, why suffer living without? That might be the line of thinking behind BLU 's three new smartphones.
Streaming devices made by the likes of Roku, Apple, and Amazon have a lot to gain from hardware updates, since they process their audio and video internally, and sometimes come with distinctly new remotes or game controllers. Something like the Google Chromecast , on the other hand,is a little harder to go update-crazy about.
Lenovo has a new Ideapad that is poised to take on Microsoft's Surface slates. It features a 12-inch display and the same sort of folio and kickstand design as you'd find on the Surface, as well as some of Lenovo's own features (namely software), and its own design flavors.
The first fresh food grown in a microgravity environment - off of the planet Earth - have been consumed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station this week. Members of Expedition 44 shared video of their harvest and consumption of the lettuce they grew, part of an experiment called Veg-01.
For a projector to be able to throw an image across a large venue without complete darkness in the room takes significant brightness and the right kind of lens. Canon has announced its first dual lamp projector that also has interchangeable lenses. The projector is called the LX-MU700 and it has up to 7500 lumens.