Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
Sony has announced a new 20mm f/2.8 pancake lens for the NEX E-mount cameras. With the E-mount's 1.5x crop factor, this lens will have a 35mm equivalent focal length of 30mm. The pancake design is slim but not especially bright at f/2.8.
Micron has just announced their new P400m high-endurance MLC NAND SSD for enterprise use.
IK Multimedia has released a series of portable stereo speakers under the iLoud moniker. These speakers aim to deliver sonic accuracy which is on par with professional audio monitor sets for the musician on the go.
Intel is exiting the desktop motherboard business after the launch of its fourth-generation Intel Core processors. This is according to Intel spokesman, Mr. Dan Snyder. The company will focus on areas that include reference design development and its Next Unit of Computing devices.
Ever wondered how Google has become such a happy place to work for, so happy that Forbes named it the best company to work for four years running? The secret: Data and POPS.
Sitting between a mirrorless camera and an SLR lens, the Speed Booster claims to increase maximum aperture by a stop and increase optical performance. Sounds too good to be true?
Not only is Java notoriously insecure, it seems that Oracle is packing third-party apps to install alongside with Java and its updates. Ed Bott of Zdnet has unearthed that third-party software is always included with Java's automatic updater for Windows, specifically the Ask Toolbar and McAfee Security Scanner.
Announced earlier at the CES 2013, the Acer Iconia B1-A71 is a 7-inch entry-level tablet which comes with a triangular corner grip on the lower left side that improves single-hand usage. It is priced at S$249 (8GB version) with the option to top up your storage with a microSD slot.
According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to launch its fourth-generation Intel Core CPUs. These chips sport a new processor microarchitecture that is codenamed Haswell. There have been official announcements heralding these chips; however, this report boldly stamps an exact date of their arrival.
Microsoft's 10.6-inch Surface Pro will be on sale in the US and Canada on the 9th of February, a tad later than their promised January launch date. The base 64GB model will be going for US$899, and will be running an Intel Core i5 processor as well as Windows 8 Pro.