Apr 032014
 

Upgrade Your Home Media Player With The Amazons Fire TV
After Apple TV, Google Chromecast and the Roku Streaming Stick, Amazon make their entrance in the video streaming gadgets world with the Fire TV. Designed as a small box which you connect to you TV, the Fire TV works with a wide selection of streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Watch ESPN, Flixster, Pandora, and, of course, Prime Instant Video. The device is equipped with 2GB or RAM, dedicated GPU, 1080p full HD video, Dolby Digital Plus surround sound and voice search “that actually works” as Amazon states!

$99 | BUY NOW
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Mar 212014
 

Samsung NX Mini Or How To Make Professional Selfies
That was about the time somebody stepped up and made professional selfies camera! And this my friend is a very good news because selfies are cool!

ALSO READ: Nikon 1 AW1 Rugged Waterproof Shockproof Digital Camera With Interchangeable Lens Camera and Lytro Light Field Camera – Refocus Your Pictures After You’ve Taken Them

The Samsung NX Mini is a compact, ultra-portable digital camera with interchangeable lens designed to bring DSLR power straight into your pocket! The photo gadget features a 20.5MP BSI CMOS Sensor for high-quality images, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC for instant media sharing, social media upload, email and photo beam, fast shutter speed (1/16000 second) designed to capture objects in motion, full HD recording, sensitive ISO settings up to 25600, baby monitoring options and a tilt screen which conveniently allows you to keep an eye on the screen from almost any position 9including selfies).
And all this packed in a slim package only 0.9-in ( 22.5mm)which we3ights only 0.34-lb (158 grams).Cool, isn’t it?
Available as of April 1st, 2014 @ $549.

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Feb 252014
 

YotaPhone - The Dual Screen Android Russian Smartphone At It's Second Generation
Remember the YotaPhone? The dual screen Russian smartphone developed by the guys over at Yota Devices?
The second generation of this cool smartphone was just announced. We’re still speaking about a dual screen layout including a 5″ front HD LCD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) and a back 4.7″ EPD (Electronic Paper Display) or E-Ink screen sporting a 960×540-pixel resolution. The E-Ink screen was updated with full touch functionality and most smartphone functions can be used without having to turn on the main display. The new model of YotaPhone features improved specs over the first model – an OLED 442 PPI front display with 1080p resolution for a full smartphone experience, quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm processor and 2GB RAM will allow increased performance with most games and apps out there, 32GB of on-board storage, 8MP back camera, all connectivity technologies such as Wi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth, NFC, wireless charging and a 2,500mAh battery to power the system.

While 2,500 mAh doesn’t seem much power for today’s smartphones, the YotaPhone comes with an power-saving mode that completely turns off the AMOLED screen and keeps the back EDP screen going, easily giving you a few extra hours of usage out of an almost finished battery. YotaDevices did not release exact info about battery life, so we’re looking forward to these stats. They can be a total game changer!

The YotaSmartphone will be available towards the end of 2014 and will have a price tag of around $499 US.

$499 | BUY NOW
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Feb 112014
 

Hasselblad HV Full-Frame DSLR Camera
The HV Full-Frame DSLR Camera is Hasselblad‘s newest addition to their luxury digital cameras line-up.

ALSO CHECK the Hasselblad Stellar Special Edition Collection.

The new HV model is an outstanding camera build on the bases of the popular Sony A99 and comes equipped with a 24.3 MP full-frame CMOS sensor, 35 mm full-frame HD movie recording, 2.5 EV to 4.5 EV in shutter speed, 19 points AF, ISO ranging from 50 to 25,600, continuous shooting, SteadyShot image stabilization, sports Carl Zeiss 24-70mm f/2.8 lens out of the box and is fully compatible with any Sony A-mount or DT-mount lens.

While the technical specs will probably not make you pay $11,500 US for the Hasselblad HV, you have to keep in mind that the Swedish camera manufacturer not only makes digital cameras but also creates camera fashion statements! You know … just like that Bentley we’re all dreaming about, but it takes pics!

$11,500 | BUY NOW
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Jan 302014
 

Nikon 1 AW1 Rugged Waterproof Shockproof Digital Camera With Interchangeable Lens Camera
Nikon has a long tradition in underwater photography. They started with the Nikonos brand released back in the 60′s and they kind-of dominated the underwater photo world since.

The newest addition to Nikon’s line of waterproof photo gear is the Nikon AW1.
The AW1 is a rugged model with waterproof (down to 49ft or 15 meters), shockproof (6.6ff or 2 meters) and freeze-proof (down to 14F or -10C) capabilities. Here are some of the camera’s specks:

  • 1-inch 14.2MP C-format (2.7x crop factor) CMOS sensor
  • ISO range 100-6400
  • Full HD 1080p video recording
  • Built-in GPS with depth meter, compass and altimeter
  • 3-inch TFT-LCD with brightness adjustment
  • 15 fps photo burst mode with continuous AF
  • 60 fps photo burst mode with single AF
  • Fully compatible with all Nikon 1 lenses
  • Two waterproof and shockproof lenses available
  • Available in white, black and silver
  • Expandable storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Dust Shield
  • Shutter speed between 1/16,000 and 30 sec
  • Remote control available: WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
  • Multiple scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up, Auto, Underwater
$796.95 | BUY NOW
Jan 202014
 

Sony HDR-MV1- The High-Quality Audio Pocket Video Recorder
With the smartphone explosion in the past years, many thought camcorders will have the same fate as compact digital cameras – forgotten it the bottom of a drawer, seeing their bigger brother (read DSLR) being the star of all important events and their younger sibling (read Smartphones) being the day to day photo and video companion.

Well, things are somehow headed that way, but a new current of niche-designed camcorders is flooding the market to replace the generic, old, family video recorders. Think about the new breed of action cameras

ALSO CHECK Canon VIXIA Mini Compact Personal Camcorder and Samsung HMX-W300 – Waterproof, Dustproof, Shockproof Pocket Digital Camcorder

With this new mentality, Sony introduces the HDR-MV1 to the markets. The Sony camcorder is designed with all the bells and whistles of a modern camcorder and, as it is targeting musicians and niches where audio quality is important (even more important than the actual video recording), it sports an 120-degree X-Y stereo microphones capable of recording in uncompressed linear PCM (48kHz / 16-bit) or compressed using the AAC codec. As an extra, you also get the possibility to connect external microphones or musical instruments to improve the sound quality of your recording.

The Sony HDR-MV1 features a 16mp Exmor R CMOS image sensor, wide-angle 120° Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) recording at 30 fps, built-in WI-FI connectivity with one touch NFC pairing with tablets and smartphones for fast data transfers, micro-HDMI output, multi terminal USB port for charging and data transfers and a 2.7″ LCD screen which allows watching the recordings and adjust various recording settings.

$298 | BUY NOW
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Dec 132013
 

Sony DSC-QX100 - The Attachable Lens That Will Transform Your Smartphone Into A Pro Photo Camera

While gadgets like the Izzi Orbit, Snapzoom or the Clip-On Smartphone Lenses are designed to improve your Android or iPhone photo capabilities, you need something more serious if you want to use your smartphone for PRO photography!

Yeap … you’ve heard me well – use your smartphone for PRO photography! And here’s how to do it: the Sony DSC-QX100!
The DSC-QX100 is an universal attachable lens-like camera which hooks up to your smartphone, connects to it via NFC or WI-FI and allows DSLR quality picture shooting. The gadgets is not a lens which will improve your smartphone’s native photo capabilities, but a stand-alone camera which uses your smartphone only to display, adjust and setup the pics it takes.

From a technical point of view, the Sony DSC-QX100 takes DSLR beautiful 20MP pictures, features 3.6X optical zoom via the F1.8 Carl Zeiss lens, 30p HD video recording, 1″ large Exmor R® CMOS sensor for high quality low-light picture shooting, NFC, Wi-Fi connectivity and the possibility to save the recorded media to the internal memory or to the smartphone-s memory.

$498 | BUY NOW

 

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