Leica surprises everyone with the Sofort Instant Camera

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Leica is known to be a brand to be reckoned with in terms of photography. Their cameras are a league apart and their recent collaboration with Huawei on the P9 and P9 Plus has yielded some great results. However, something that most people wouldn’t have guessed Leica to ever be working on is exactly what they announced today. An instant camera; called Sofort.

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Western Digital introduces new 4TB My Passport Ultra portable hard drives

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Western Digital today launched a new external 4TB storage capacity hard drive My Passport Ultra, and announced that the My Passport for Mac and My Passport Ultra Metal portable hard drives with same 4TB capacity will be launched soon. Continue reading “Western Digital introduces new 4TB My Passport Ultra portable hard drives”

Synaptics introduces after-market Fingerprint Authentication via Plug and Play USB modules

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In the recent past, fingerprint security has sort of become mainstream on electronic devices especially smartphones. Notebooks and laptops too have started receiving fingerprint sensors embedded into them but what about people who own devices that came without said feature? Synaptics has the right solution for you.

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DJI M600 is the stealth fighter of the drone world for video perfectionists

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Although drones have come a long way since their introduction, they still don;t offer the level of quality that some professionals are looking for. DJI has been one of the pioneers in the drone market and their latest introduction, the Matrice 600 aims at filling the gap that we stated earlier.

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Samsung and Apple were top buyers of semiconductors in 2015

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Samsung and Apple retained the top spots in terms of number of semiconductors purchased during the year 2015. Samsung came in at first place while Apple came in a close second.

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TP-LINK AV200 Nano Powerline Adapter converts your power outlets into data ports

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TP-Link has launched the AV200 Nano Powerline Adapter in India today. It is a gadget that converts your regular power outlets into data ports.

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Sony acquires Israeli LTE Modem Chip Technology Innovator – Altair Semiconductor

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Sony has announced that it has come to an agreement with Israel based Altair Semiconductor and majority of its shareholders to acquire the company.

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Sony’s new portable short-throw projector can beam 80-inch video on any surface

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Sony has announced a new ‘Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector’ LSX-P1 in its Life Space UX projector lineup. The tiny laser diode projector can project images or videos of 100 lumens with resolution of 1366×768 pixels and screen size of 22-inches to 80-inches. Continue reading “Sony’s new portable short-throw projector can beam 80-inch video on any surface”

Apple to open Europe’s first iOS App Development Center in Italy

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Apple announced that it will be starting the first iOS App Development Center for Europe in Italy. The facility will be used to give students practical skills and training on developing apps for the iOS ecosystem.

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Ultrasonic proximity detection will soon help to get rid of the black spots on your smartphone

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Proximity sensors are something that is a standard on smartphones ever since touchscreens came along as they help to avoid accidental input when calling or when the phone is in your pocket. The issue however is that they ruin the phone’s design and aesthetics especially on lighter coloured phones.

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Xiaomi faced poor smartphones sales in 2015 – Below their lowest expectations

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Xiaomi declined to reveal the sales numbers for its smartphones to the media in December 2015. People expected that the company could be avoiding it as they might have missed their target of 80-100 million devices that year. However, the actual sales numbers are much worse according to Weibo.

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PayUbiz launches ‘One Tap’ mobile payment system in India

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PayUbiz India has unveiled a new mobile payment system technology for merchants called ‘One Tap’. This new technology enables all the mobile payments made through debit or credit card to happen by just tapping once on to the screen. Continue reading “PayUbiz launches ‘One Tap’ mobile payment system in India”

Western Digital’s HGST Ultrastar He10 world’s first helium-filled 10TB HDD now shipping

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HGST, a Western Digital subsidiary, has announced that it is now shipping world’s first helium-filled 10TB perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) hard disk drive (HDD). However, it is not the first 10TB helium drive by the company, as it earlier introduced a 10TB shingled magnetic recording (SMR) drive in June this year. Continue reading “Western Digital’s HGST Ultrastar He10 world’s first helium-filled 10TB HDD now shipping”

Raspberry announces the Pi Zero – Available for US$5

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If there’s one thing common about Raspberry products, it’s that all are affordable. The Raspberry Pi Model B and other successors cost about US$ 25-30 and is affordable for almost everyone. The new Pi Zero will be even more so as it is priced at just US$ 5.

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