Friday, 26 Jul 2013
Lomography wants to revive a lens from the 19th century for use on modern-day Canon EF and Nikon F mount cameras. They're raising funds now to build their version of the Petzval lens, a lens with unique characteristics.
Razer has released Razer Comms v1.40, which features peer-to-peer File Transfer to individuals and groups, and improved audio quality. Also, bugs like audio stutter, inconsistent behavior when muted/unmuted, as well as crashes while changing audio devices, has been fixed.
Olympus has just announced the entry-level Pen Lite E-PL6, their answer to Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GF6. The E-PL6 features a touch AF shutter, the same outstanding image quality from the Olympus OM-D E-M5, twelve Art Filters and a 170 degree swivel monitor.
TCL has announced its 50-inch Ultra HD 4K LED television for US$999. Currently only available in the United States, this aggressively-priced 4K TV is slated for launch in September.
As part of its "complex transition", Blackberry has confirmed that it has laid off 250 employees from its R&D and new product testing facility.
Sony has listed the Xperia devices that will be receiving the Android 4.3 update. Find out if your device is one of them.
Thursday, 25 Jul 2013
Following the launch of its high-end BlackBerry Q10 in May this year, BlackBerry is now rolling out its mid-range BlackBerry 10 device, the BlackBerry Q5. It will be available from the 2nd August from all three telcos in white and black for $528.
At a press event held in San Francisco, Google revealed Chromecast. The HDMI dongle is a device that will help users stream media from smart devices on to their TVs.
NVIDIA has reiterated the benefits of its GRID technology that centralizes graphical processing requirements. At the same time, it allows for the smooth delivery of the outputs to the users' desktop. This has led to the creation of Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) for small and medium businesses.
Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.