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.
Olympus has just revealed its latest digital camera the takes the best of both worlds of its PEN compact design and its relatively new optical 5-axis image stabilization technology. While the camera is loaded with premium features, a lot of it revolves around shooting that perfect movie.
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.
Olympus introduced itsfive-axis image stabilizationin 2012 with theOM-D E-M5. That $1,000 camera was mighty powerful for its day, but the new IS tech was perhaps its most impressive feature, enabling sharp stills and steady handheld video. It's very exciting, then, that Olympus is bringing that same stabilization to its point-and-shoot line with the Stylus SH-1.
We questionOlympus' decision to photograph its latest ruggedized cam next to a dead fish, thensend that image out to reporters. But puzzling marketing practices aside, this is one impressive point-and-shoot. The Stylus TG-3 hails from the company's Tough line, which means it's waterproof (to 50 feet), freeze-proof (to 14°F), shockproof (from seven-foot drops) and crushproof (to 220 pounds).
Philips has announced new additions to its Hue lightbulb line — Hue Lux and Hue Tap. Lux is a white-only Hue bulb. The Hue app can control the brightness and set schedules for the Lux bulb, which comes in a starter kit with two bulbs and a Hue bridge for $100. Hue Lux will be released “after summer 2014.
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.