2016-12-08T16:40:00+01:00Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch features Lonely Planet app : Samsung Electronics proudly announced a partnership with Lonely Planet to enable travelers to discover new destinations whilst on the go using the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch. Through the partnership, Samsung and Lonely Planet will create a set of unique travel solutions that take advantage of the innovative features available on the Samsung Gear S3, and combine them with Lonely Planet’s world famous travel tips and guides. In addition, Lonely Planet will leverage the Samsung Galaxy S7 Android smartphone and Gear 360 camera to create immersive content for its renowned flagship marketing campaign, “Best in Travel.”
2016-12-08T09:30:00+01:00AOC curved monitors : One of the top global brands in the display market, AOC unveils their new 35-inch curved AGON premium monitor in ultra wide format - the AOC AG352QCX. Due to its extraordinarily small radius of 2000 millimeters, it widely extends the field of view and enormously enhances perception of depth, creating the best immersive feeling for gamers there can be. On top of perfect game immersion, the performance must meet the demands of core gamers and esports enthusiasts. The AOC AG352QCX curved monitor accomplishes this mission by eliminating all traces of motion blur and tearing with a 200 Hz refresh rate and Adaptive-Sync Technology, and giving gamers a clear advantage with its Low Input Lag Mode and Shadow Control.
2016-12-08T08:50:00+01:00Fujifillm X-A10 mirrorless camera : Fujifilm introduced a new mirrorless digital camera this week. The Fujifilm X-A10 is compact and stylish and features a retro design. The camera with interchangeable lens incorporates a 16.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with special color reproduction technology. As a result, the pictures are not just of high quality, also the colors (such as skin tones) are captured very accurately. For many years Fujifilm cameras are renowned for reproducing beautiful colors. Furthermore, the X-A10 is characterized by a user-friendly operation, designed for amateur photographers. Two rotating wheels are located on the upper side and on the rear side, we find a few buttons.
2016-12-08T08:45:00+01:00Philips 4K monitor : MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, announces a new display that combines UltraClear 4K resolution with the extra-wide color gamut of UltraColor technology and advanced Vertical Alignment (VA) technology for super-high contrast. The expansive 31.5-inch 328P6VJEB display gives users plenty of room to spread out and enjoy vivid, detailed reproduction in Ultra High Definition. With versatile connectivity and MHL support, it’s also designed to be supremely easy to connect and enjoy. UltraColor technology makes color reproduction more accurate and brilliant. The Philips 328P6VJEB display, with an RRP of €669, is available in major electronics stores.
2016-12-07T18:40:00+01:00LG electronics honored with CES 2017 innovation Awards : The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is recognizing LG Electronics (LG) for groundbreaking innovations in technology and design with 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards, including recognition for the company’s ultra-premium LG SIGNATURE product portfolio, OLED TV and the high performance LG V20 multimedia smartphone. This marks the fifth consecutive year that LG OLED TVs have received a CES Innovation Award, the official industry recognition for the most innovative products introduced at the largest annual consumer technology trade show. The full list of LG’s 2017 CES Innovation Award winners will be announced in conjunction with LG’s CES press conference at 08:00 PST on January 4, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
2016-12-07T18:20:00+01:00Philips PowerSensor LCD display : MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, announces a new 24-inch LCD display that works for the health of users as well as the planet. Packed with eco and user-friendly design features, the display includes an integrated PowerSensor to turn power off when no one is at the desk, and a special LowBlue mode to cut the amount of blue light exposure for the eyes. Combined with the color performance and wide viewing angles of IPS technology, as well as advanced connectivity with USB 3.0, this is a display to improve productivity in any modern office. The new Philips 240B7QPJEB and 240B7QPTEB LCD display, with an RRP of respectively €349,- and €359,-, will be available in major electronics stores now.
2016-12-06T12:50:00+01:00Sprint launches HTC Bolt at LTE Plus Network : A blaze of lightning across the sky. A world-class sprinter dashing across the finish line. Stunning speed is thrilling, exhilarating and empowering - and like a lightning bolt or sprinter, speed was the inspiration for HTC, a leading innovator in mobile and virtual reality technology, to create HTC Bolt: the fastest Sprint smartphone. Built for the extraordinary Sprint LTE Plus network - with support for 3x20 MHz Carrier Aggregation thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon X10 LTE modem - and available to purchase, HTC Bolt blazes with data speeds that leave the competition in the dust. With HTC Bolt web browsing, file downloading, streaming video and music is smooth and vivid.
2016-12-06T09:00:00+01:00Fujifilm X-A10 premium digital compact camera : Fujifilm has announced that it will launch the mirrorless digital camera, the Fujifilm X-A10; a new addition to the X-Series range of premium cameras that deliver breathtaking image quality. Despite its compact and lightweight design, the Fujifilm X-A10 combines a 16.3 megapixel sensor with the company’s colour-reproduction technology, refined over more than 80 years, to deliver the premium image quality synonymous to the X-Series with ease. This makes the Fujifilm X-A10 an ideal first interchangeable lens camera. The new mirrorless camera bundled with Fujinon XC16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS II lens from Fujifilm will be available from January 2017.
2016-12-01T16:45:00+01:00CES 2017 Innovation Awards for Samsung Electronics : Samsung Electronics, a global leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, semiconductors and telecommunications, recently announced that it has won 35 prestigious International Consumer Electronics Show - CES 2017 Innovation Awards, given by the Consumer Technology Association. The awards, which bring the company’s 11-year total to nearly 350, highlight Samsung’s long history of achievements in developing groundbreaking technology. Products entered in the Innovation Awards program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding engineering and design in cutting-edge consumer electronics products across 28 categories.
2016-12-01T08:30:00+01:00Advanced security measures at the 2017 international CES : The Consumer Technology Association, owner and producer of CES, announced it will implement security measures at the upcoming CES 2017 Show to maximize the safety of all attendees. Returning to Las Vegas (Nevada) January 5-8, CES 2017 Show will celebrate 50 years as the global stage for innovation. CTA is working closely with law enforcement officials at all levels to maximize security on-site at CES 2017. This year’s security measures include bag restrictions and metal detectors. Only two bags, each smaller than 12” x 17” x 6", may be brought into official show venues. Exhibitor personnel attending CES will be subject to the same security and safety restrictions and procedures as general attendees with some allowances.
2016-11-29T10:36:00+01:00Insta360 Air smartphone camera : Insta360 launches an Indiegogo campaign for the Insta360 Air, a clip-on smartphone camera that captures 360-degree HD images and videos that can be livestreamed or shared instantly on social media. Designed for Android smartphones the camera gives the social media savvy ultimate bragging rights. Livestream gigs and festivals to any 360-degree livestreaming platform such as YouTube or share images and videos to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Messenger and WhatsApp. Featuring a 210-degree dual fish-eye-lens and real-time image stitching the Insta360 Air captures images in the round, so nothing is out of shot. With 3K stills and 2K videos, the camera boasts professional resolution at an everyday price.
2016-11-25T10:05:00+01:00Amazfit Pace GPS smartwatch : Amazfit, the second largest wearables manufacturer globally, announced its third wearable smart device, the Amazfit PACE, a GPS-enabled running watch with up to 11 days of battery life. With 2.4 gigabytes of onboard media storage, heart rate monitoring and notifications, the Amazfit PACE allows for phone-free running and is now available for presale at an introductory price of $129 (now through Cyber Monday, November 28, 2016). The launch of Amazfit PACE marks the company’s third wearable product release within three months making it the most affordable line of wearables that cater to a range of styles and needs, from the competitive athlete to the casual, fashion-conscious wearer.
2016-11-25T09:20:00+01:00Target Black Friday & Cyber Monday discounts : Target Corporation announced a new, unprecedented way to kick off Cyber Week: Target is offering 15 percent off nearly everything online and in stores for two days, from Sunday, Nov. 27, through Cyber Monday, Nov. 28. The sitewide, storewide 15 percent discount - which will go live online early Sunday morning, Nov. 27 - will simply be applied at checkout both online and in stores during the two-day sale. No online promo code or in-store coupon will be required. New this year, Target is expanding the 15 percent off discount to include all gaming consoles and all Apple products - including iPhone and Apple Watch. And, as always, all online orders via Target ship for free throughout the holidays.
2016-11-24T08:45:00+01:00Huawei’s Richard Yu to Deliver CES 2017 Keynote : The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, will deliver a keynote address at CES 2017 Show in Las Vegas (Nevada). Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, CES will run Jan. 5-8, 2017. Huawei launched its Consumer Business Group in 2003. Since then, it has emerged as one of the top three smartphone brands, and has pushed the industry forward through meaningful and innovative consumer technology. Huawei serves over 170 countries and more than one third of the world’s population. During 2017 international CES show Huawei Consumer Business Group will exhibit in Tech East.
2016-11-24T08:40:00+01:00Why smartphones will never completely replace cameras : Smartphones are amazing. They have already replaced so many things we used to carry around before them - wrist watches, music players, books, newspapers, photo albums (although I don't really know anyone carrying one of those around) and cameras. At least for most users, who have carried their pocket-sized cameras around, snapping hundreds of questionable quality pictures with every occasion. Still, those who value photography even a bit will never use their smartphone cameras as their primary. Besides, most think that smartphone cameras will never replace actual cameras when it comes to even semi-professional photography. Here's why.