Remember the Canon PowerShot D10? The company's first ruggedized underwater cam was a solid snapper, but its bulky submarine-like design made it impractical for most surface-based shoots. The PowerShot D20 offers a drastic improvement over its predecessor in the appearance department, more closely resembling a compact point-and-shoot than a subaqueous vessel.
The photographic industry is gearing up for one of its biggest events, Photokina in Cologne, which kicks-off next week. Naturally, the preceding fortnight is a high-time for the internet's leak-happy camera fans, andDigital Camera Infohas,once again, come up with the goods. The site is claiming that Canon will launch the7D Mark IIat the shindig.
Canon has something in store this weak and like many teasers it leaves you guessing what it will be about. Unlike most teasers, however, it offers no clue at all which of Canon's many product lines it refers to. If anything, Canon's teaser is a tad poetic, if not inspirational.
In order to defend itself against smalldrones,Chinabuilt a laser-based system that can shoot down the compact aircraft up to 1.2 miles away. According to the officialXinhuanews agency, the tech can bring down the rogue flying machines within five seconds of locating them at altitudes of up to 500 meters (1,640 feet).
Over recent weeks we've been seeing leaks concerning a new DSLR from Nikon called the D750. The company has made that camera official today, confirming a lot of specs we've already seen surface and tossing a load of new details into the mix. We've a gallery of the camera after the jump. The D750 is a DSLR offering a 24.
As smartphone imaging gets better, the market for point-and-shoot cameras has evaporated. Perhaps sensing this shift in the wind,Canonhas signed a patent-licensing deal withMicrosoftwhere both companies will have easy access to each other's technological secrets. Dour-minded individuals may say that this is just some legal mutual arse-covering which is commonplace in theselitigious times.
The long anticipated Canon EOS 7D Mark II has been the subject of speculation and leaks for a while now, not the least of which was earlier this week when some specs surfaced said to belong to Canon's next camera. Joining them are three new images that show off what is purported to be the EOS 7D Mark II.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has come and gone, but the successor to Canon 's 7D camera was nowhere to be found. While we await for its next possible appearance, presumably at Photokina in Germany next week, let us spend the time dwelling on the specs and features that are rumored for the EOS 7D Mark II digital camera. This second 7D is said to have a 20.
Every year, Manhattan hosts CE Week — the official summertime event of the Consumer Electronics Association - and iLounge sponsors iLounge NYC, a dedicated area for Apple accessory makers. CE Week officially opens to attendees this morning, with exhibitions running through tomorrow afternoon.
Kodakhas already thrownits hatinto the action camfray, but its new gadget offers a much wider view of the goings-on. The company's PIXPRO SP360 effort captures footage with 360-degree views in full HD (1080p), which it says is capable of creating "fully immersive images" without having to employa fleet of cameras.
Here at Google's yearly developer conference, we just learned a whole lot more aboutAndroid Wear, the company's OS tailored to wearables. With that info came word that Samsung's rolling out the newest member of theGear family, theLive, and I just laid my hands and eyes on one firsthand. Problem is, the smartwatch was only running Android Wear in "retail mode.
"Does it shoot?" That's the first question an enthusiastic kid asks as I test-fly theDJI Phantom 2 Vision+in a London park. When the child's father finally catches up,hisfirst question is: "How much is one of those?" In my incredibly short career as a drone pilot, I've been reminded how the human imagination withers with age.
It's 27 feet (8.23 meters) tall, 56 feet (17.1 meters) long, breathes fire through its mouth and nostrils, and can be found in Berlin, Germany. Don't worry, it isn't a real dragon, just an amusement park attraction, but it is now the world's largest robot according to Guinness World Records.
These days, it isn't enough for mass consumer digital cameras to boast megapixel counts or lens measurements. To fend off the smartphone invasion, they also need to be as portable as these mobile devices, but also more powerful in their chosen field.
It's time for another adorable "Kids React" video in which the younger generation reacts to now-obsolete gadgets and other old tech, simultaneously making us laugh and reminding us that we're getting old. In this newest video, kids are reacting to an average point-and-shoot film camera, trying to figure out how to operate it and, their most troublesome issue, how to put the film in place.
LaCie's been supplying Mac users with drives since 1987, but the company's still able to surprise and delight the Mac community with new and innovative products. One that I had been looking forward to testing just showed up at the office -- the new LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt SSD (starting at $199 for SSD models). The model I tested was the $499.
Quantum teleportation promises a leap into thenext great eraof computing -- but first we've got to get it working consistently. Scientists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft say they've managed to reliably teleport quantum info stored in one bit of diamond to another sitting three meters away (roughly 10 feet). Now, they want to go much farther.
We knew itexistedbut now it's finally crawled out of some jungle (or beach vacation) to go official. Samsung's Galaxy S5 Active is available today on AT&T and while ruggedized phones typically lack..somethingcompared to flagship devices, this time it looks like no notable corners were cut. The Galaxy S5 Active has the same full-HD AMOLED 5.