Thursday, 15 Nov 2012
The first Handycam with a 35mm full frame sensor from Sony, the NEX-VG900 packs a 24.3-megapixel Sony-developed full frame Exmor CMOS sensor approximately 40 times larger than the equivalent in ordinary consumer camcorders. It's also more than twice the size of the APS-C sized sensor found in other interchangeable lens Handycam models.
At 482g light (including battery and memory card), the 24.3-megapixel RX1 packs a 35mm full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor and wide aperture F2 fixed-focal lens into a body compact enough to fit easily into the palm of your hand.
Futuremark announces there will be a new cross-platform 3DMark benchmark scheduled to arrive soon. With it, enthusiasts will now be able to compare scores from machines that run on different platforms and processors.
According to a tweet by market analyst Horace Dediu, the smartphone market is currently "largely dominated by Apple and Samsung with HTC being a distant third", where smartphone profits are concerned.
Powered by an LSI SandForce Flash Storage processor (FSP) solution customized for Kingston, the SSDNow V300 is optimized for industry-leading 19nm NAND Flash memory to deliver sequential read and write speeds of up to 450MBps.
ASUS has announced that their flagship Android device, the PadFone 2, will be officially available in Singapore from 22 November onwards, with pre-orders commencing tomorrow.
Everspin Technologies has started shipping its own ST-MRAM (Spin-Torque Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory) chips to select customers. Its ST-MRAM stores data in a magnetic state and does not suffer wear-out or data retention issues associated with Flash storage technology.
Cisco has announced the availability of the first Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with 802.11ac technology accompanied by a compatible Universal Media Connector to connect devices such as Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and game consoles at Gigabit speed, wirelessly.
Have you ever met people who have no idea how to use their DSLR camera and treat it like a point-and-shoot? Sony Australia has released a series of videos mocking such DSLR "experts", probably to convince the average consumer to pick up a NEX camera instead of a more complicated DSLR.
Nokia is extending its service across devices and operating systems, including a new partnership with Mozilla and planned acquisition of 3D capture company, earthmine.