2017-02-20T13:35:00+01:00Pre-order the Worlds' best iPhone protection : Indiegogo presents ProtectPax - Worlds' first invisible protection solution for electronics devices. This week, The APS Produkte UG launched ProtectPax on Indiegogo. It is the first Invisible Glass Protection for all smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and other glass surfaces. ProtectPax uses a unique Nanotechnology method to protect all devices completely invisibly. ProtectPax is a new product that protects smartphone displays reliably from scratches and cracking. It is based on nanotechnology and is easy to use. Smartphone users, who want to pre-order the screen protector, which is available at the beginning of February 2017 can do this at the Indiegogo website.
2017-02-20T12:50:00+01:00J.D. Power Performance Study for Unlimited Data plans : J.D. Power has published a new market report on their site: AT&T Ranks Highest in Wireless Purchase Experience Performance among Full-Service Carriers; Consumer Cellular Ranks Highest among Non-Contract Carriers. Overall satisfaction with the wireless purchase process has improved as extended monthly data allotments have increased, according to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience Full-Service Performance Study. The studies find that overall satisfaction with the purchase experience among full-service customers is 845 (on a 1,000-point scale), an 11-point increase from the 2016 Vol. 2 Study. Overall scores for all ranked full-service carriers have improved from the last volume.
2017-02-20T11:25:00+01:00AT&T rolls out LTE-M network for Internet of Things : Advanced Network to Bring the Latest IoT Network Technology Across the U.S. and Mexico to Create North American LTE-M footprint. AT&T plans nationwide deployment of its LTE-M network for Internet of Things (IoT) ahead of schedule in second quarter of 2017. We’re also planning LTE-M availability in Mexico by the end of the year. The roll out will ultimately support a North American footprint across the AT&T 4G LTE network in the U.S. and Mexico. Our 4G LTE network now covers nearly 400 million people in the U.S. and Mexico. The plans follow our successful pilot of the AT&T LTE-M Low-Power Wide-Area network at AT&T Labs in San Ramon, California. We switched on North America's first LTE-M enabled commercial site in October to support the pilot with other ecosystem players.
2017-02-20T10:28:00+01:004K VR streaming platform to be unveiled at MWC 2017 : SK Telecom announced that it will unveil its 360-degree live broadcast platform named '360 Adaptive VR Live Streaming Platform (hereinafter referred to as "360 VR Live")' at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 to be held in Barcelona, Spain, from February 27 to March 2. 360 VR Live is an innovative end-to-end broadcast system that enables users to produce and livestream ultra-high-definition (UHD) 360-degree virtual reality (VR) video with low latency using a 360-degree camera. The streaming platform produces UHD Virtual Reality content through its differentiated stitching technology. When it comes to creating 360-degree visuals, it is important to seamlessly stitch multiple videos or images taken by the 360 camera.
2017-02-19T23:05:00+01:00Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime Lens : Sony introduces compact, lightweight 85mm mid-telephoto prime lens (model: SEL85F18). The new Prime lens from Sony is a welcome addition to the bag of any hobbyist or enthusiast photographer looking to create breathtaking portraits. Sony also introduced a new powerful, compact flash (model: Sony HVL-F45RM) with radio-controlled wireless communication that is ideal for professional shooting with Sony's lineup of A7 full-frame cameras. The new prime lens features a 9-bladed circular aperture mechanism that ensures smooth, natural looking bokeh, and a double linear motor system to allow for fast, precise and quiet focusing. It also has a focus hold button that can be customized and assigned together with functions in the camera body like the Eye AF feature.
2017-02-19T23:00:00+01:00Sony FE 100mm F2.81 STF GM OSS Telephoto Prime Lens : Sony Electronics presents new E-mount 100mm G Master lens. A specially designed mid-telephoto, full-frame prime lens, the new 100mm STF is built to produce truly unique, magnificent and beautiful bokeh while maintaining the exceptional standard of resolution that is showcased by Sony's entire line of flagship G Master series lenses, making it a powerful photographic tool for any portrait, fashion, nature or wedding photographer. These impressive defocus capabilities are made possible by the lens' advanced optical structure, as it features a newly designed 11-bladed aperture and a unique optical apodization lens element. The new FE 100mm F2.8 STF OSS GM Telephoto Prime Lens will ship this March for about $1,500 USD.
2017-02-19T19:50:00+01:00T-Mobile U.S.A. shows strong financial results for Q4 2016 : T-Mobile separates itself from the competition. T-Mobile US, reported Q4 2016 financial results which proves that T-Mobile continues to lead the industry in both customer and financial growth. For the third year in a row, the Company added more than 8 million total customers and captured all of the industry's postpaid phone growth by adding 3.3 million branded postpaid phone customers in 2016. In prepaid, the Company added more than 5 million net additions over the past 3 years, including 2.5 million in 2016. T-Mobile also completed its third year of growing service revenues, recording 12% growth in 2016 when all of its peers showed declines. The financial outlook for 2017 shows that the Company plans to continue with strong growth.
2017-02-19T18:45:00+01:00Sony HVL-F45RM flash offers professional shooting solution : Sony's new HVL-F45RM flash enhances the radio-controlled lighting system capabilities of their growing system, offering a compact professional solution when combined with the currently available wireless remote controller FA-WRC1M and receiver FA-WRR1. The new external flash, which is designed to complement the compact bodies of Sony's E-mount camera lineup including full-frame Alpha 7 models, produces a maximum lighting output as expansive as GN454. This ensures sufficient illumination even when shooting with bounce lighting or high-speed-sync (HSS) flash. The HVL-F45RM flash has an impressive battery life of up to 210 bursts, and can tilt up to 150o vertically, a complete 360o horizontally and up to 8o downward to maximize versatility.
2017-02-19T11:57:00+01:00Unlimited data on the best 4G LTE network : Unlimited data on the Verizon network has arrived. Verizon is offering an introductory plan that gives you unlimited data on your smartphone and tablet on the best 4G LTE network in the country. With Verizon Unlimited, you also get HD video streaming, Mobile Hotspot, calling and texting to Mexico and Canada and up to 500 MB/day of 4G LTE roaming in Mexico and Canada - included. The Verizon 4G LTE network already covers more than 2.4 million square miles and consistently delivers fast speeds in more places than any other network. Ever since we were first to launch 4G LTE broadly across the country, we’ve been making it even better, faster and stronger.
2017-02-19T11:15:00+01:00Mondly virtual reality application for Samsung Gear VR : Learn languages the new way with VR app for Gear VR. ATi Studios, creators of Mondly, has released the first virtual reality app for language education to combine the artificial intelligence technology behind chatbots with speech recognition in virtual reality. Learn Languages VR by Mondly allows people to experience lifelike conversations with virtual characters, in 28 different languages, from the comfort of home. The new VR application is the first to realize virtual reality's promise of rich, immersive and automated educational experiences. The Android app offers instant feedback on pronunciation, suggestions that enrich learner's vocabulary and surprises that transform learning a language into a fun experience.
2017-02-19T09:15:00+01:00AT&T Unlimited cell phone plan : U.S. wireless provider AT&T has launched a new Unlimited plan. The AT&T Unlimited plan will be available to all consumer and business postpaid AT&T wireless customers. Whether you love to stream your favorite TV shows, play games on your smartphone, video chat or simply surf the internet, the AT&T Unlimited plan provides access to what matters most to you. The 2017 Unlimited Plan from AT&T will include unlimited talk, text and data on 4 lines for $180. This low price is based on $40 credit after 4th smartphone line. Credit starts in 2 bills. Pay $220/ month until credit starts. After 22 GB of data usage, AT&T may slow speeds during periods of network congestion. AT&T Plan includes stream saver. Business customers can also take advantage of their additional corporate discount.
2017-02-18T23:40:00+01:00Incipio ready to launch B&O PLAY mobile device accessories : Incipio announced a partnership agreement to launch mobile device solutions with B&O PLAY. Renowned for their distinctive design and innovation in contemporary audio products, the B&O PLAY premium mobile accessory range will be available in stores and online soon with additional solutions launching in the upcoming months. Bang & Olufsen delivers products with clear and simple operations - portable products that are intuitive to use and deliver excellent high-quality experiences. An extension of the B&O PLAY foundation, the co-operation offers B&O PLAY audiences the opportunity to experience thoughtfully designed premium accessories for their personal mobile device that are iconic fashionable and engineered to enrich everyday experiences.
2017-02-18T23:00:00+01:00Eastman Kodak signs Archos as European brand licensee : Eastman Kodak Company announced it has selected Archos, a French pioneer in consumer electronics and a strong pan-European company, as a brand licensee in the European tablet market. The agreement with Archos is the latest extension of Kodak’s brand licensing program and follows on the heels of the successful European launch of the Kodak Ektra Android Smartphone. “We are very proud to become one of Kodak’s licensees to jointly develop their brand into the tablet world. We truly look forward to putting these consumer electronics devices into people’s hands”, said Archos CEO, Loïc Poirier.
2017-02-18T21:50:00+01:00Kodak Pixpro digital cameras and virtual reality gear : JK Imaging, the worldwide licensee for Kodak digital cameras and devices, announced its 2017 line of digital cameras and devices, featuring an expanded offering within the highly popular and growing 360° Virtual Reality interactive camera category. This year’s lineup will include the brand new Kodak Pixpro Orbit 360 4K VR camera, adding yet another option to the award-winning Kodak Pixpro 360° VR camera family within the highly regarded Kodak Pixpro brand. For action sports enthusiasts and people on the go, JK Imaging will continue to offer the Kodak Pixpro SP1 waterproof Action Camera with highly affordable bundles that include useful accessories for both land lovers and underwater use.
2017-02-18T19:40:00+01:00Europe's largest festival of technology to be held in London : A new series of headline events and leading speakers from the world of tech are being lined up to appear during London Tech Week 2017 according to the festival organizers. For the first time this year, London Tech Week will host a celebratory concert featuring the Oscar and Grammy Award winning composer, Hans Zimmer, the premier awards ceremony for Europe’s hottest tech startups, The Europas, the UK’s first professional drone race at Alexandra Palace and a VIP dinner hosted by London Tech Week in partnership with The Prince’s Trust. London Tech Week is Europe's largest festival of technology and will see hundreds of events across the city from 12-16th June, attracting over 40,000 visitors from all over the world.