Leica has built a name for itself in the compact market over the years with a handful of Panasonic rebrands -- these Lumix models come equipped with a matte black housing, Leica lens and that famous red dot, with the inflated price tag to match. With this latest batch of cameras, the company appears to be taking a more respectable approach -- at least with its high-end X2.
Leica is ushering in its 100th birthday with the announcement of a new sleek aluminum camera, the Leica T. With this camera comes a decidedly minimalistic design, as well as an interchangeable-lens setup and a position within the company's product line up that is betwixt the M and S Series'.
Lenovo has taken the wraps off of two new smartphones at IFA 2014 : the Vibe X2 and the Vibe Z2. The X2 is the higher-end of the pair, while the Z2 is hailed as an excellent camera for selfies, offering a high-resolution front-facing camera. The Vibe X2 will be available in white, red, gold, and dark grey, bringing with it a MediaTEK MT6595 4G LTE True8Core processor.
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.
Samsung has outed its latest mirrorless camera, the NX3000 SMART Camera, packing a 20.3-megapixel APS-C sensor, WiFi, and NFC into a retro-styled body. The compact NX3000 also supports Samsung's Wink Shot feature, which effectively replaces the self-timer with wink recognition.
At last year's IFA in Berlin, Sony announced its first two "lens cameras," a pair of point-and-shoot cams that clip onto your smartphone. You use your phone's display to control the camera, and while you can technically fire off shots using the integrated zoom toggle and shutter release, there's no built-in LCD.
Timely is an alarm clock not just for one device, but another, and another! Unlike most alarm apps for Android you can sync Timely to several of your devices, and set the alarm form the device of your choice.
This BiT Busters video features a shoot out between an Aruba access point and a Cisco access point to see how well they compete when adding device after device to both APs. The loser gets shredded. Can you guess who ends up in pieces? This is an interesting video because I keep thinking about what I can do to improve my own home network.
In the past, opting for a ruggedized camera has required some serious sacrifices. Whether that's meantcomically large housingsormediocre performance, you couldn't get a fantastic point-and-shoot camera that you could also safely take on the slopes, the back of a motorcycle or on SCUBA dives. This year's Olympus Stylus Tough is the first such model I've seen that's worthy of your 350 bucks.
Pro photographers can spend ages setting up lighting for a shoot. That work may quickly go out the window if the subject moves, however, and an assistant won't always be there to help. Thankfully, MIT researchers have devised a clever solution to the problem: meetLitrobot, an aerial lighting drone.
which will beUltimately, these kinds of splits allow one company to detach from a slower-growth business so that it can rapidly achieve growth. That seems to be the aim of media companies like Time Warner Inc., News Corp., and Gannett, which areBreaking up is hard to do, especially if you're a gigantic corporation.
A handful of years ago, a limited edition Leica camera went on sale at the Leica Store Ginza in Tokyo. As with limited editions, the Leica MP Titanium had a limited run of 150, all of them only available in Japan. That has changed for one lucky (future) buyer, with a single camera going on sale in Miami. The Leica MP Titanium is a film camera with a classic Leica design composed heavily of titanium parts, including the body cap.
Many smartphone-controlled light bulbs cost a pretty penny, even if you're not interested inmood-setting colorsor other elaborate tricks. How are you supposed to afford enough bulbs to illuminate your entire abode? That's where GE's newLink bulbscould save the day.
GoPro is surging again today. Shares of the wearable camera company were up more than 20% in mid-morning trade, a move that follows yesterday's 30% advance. On Wednesday night, shares of GoPro priced at $24 in their initial public offering. Yesterday, they closed above $31, and of about 10:40 on Friday morning, the stock was trading above $38.
Synology is back with another storage device, this one the DS415+ NAS aimed at small and medium businesses. The storage device brings many bragging rights with it, including 4 bays and a quad-core CPU. The drive launched in the United States today.
Polaroid is best known for being a camera company but it has been dabbling in mobile devices, even a smartwatch, of late. Its Socialmatic camera takes it back to its photography roots but with a very peculiar twist: this Android-powered camera lets you print out photos on the spot.
Not the first company to release a modular case and accessory collection for Apple's tablets, OtterBox is perhaps the most well-known developer to tackle the concept. Its new Agility Tablet System for iPad Air is made up of a number of components, all of which are based around the Shell ($40), a large plastic case.