Sony has released a new updated for their Sony Action Cam Software
this week which brings with it a number of new features and tweaks for
users to enjoy.
The newly released Sony Action Cam update adds 1080/60p recording to capture smoother video whilst recording fast moving target and scenes using the higher frame rate of 60p.
Another new feature in the Sony Action Cam software includes an new
underwater recording mode which has been designed to provide a even
clearer picture than before, thanks to white balance adjustments. Sony
explains a little more about the new Sony Action Cam features within the
latest software release:
f you are in the market for a device to transform your non-smart HDTV
into a smart HDTV the iMito MX1 Android home media centre might be
worth a little more investigation.
The iMito MX1 is powered by a dual core 1.6GHz cotex A9 processor with quad-core graphics
Mali400 supporting 1080P video at a resolution of 1920 x 1080,
supported by 1GB of DDR3 RAM and 8GB of internal onboard storage.
The iMito MX1 is also fitted with WiFi
802.11b/g/n 10/100Mbps connectivity and comes supplied running Google’s
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, with access to the Google Play
Android app store, and features support for Adobe Flash 11.
The iMito MX1 Android home media center is available
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Suunto has this week unveiled their newly updated and second
generation Suunto Ambit2 GPS watches, in the form of the Suunto Ambit2 S
and Suunto Ambit2.
The new range of Suunto Ambit2 GPS watches offer both athletes and
explorers features to help them in their tasks. The new Suunto Ambit2 S
has been designed to be lighter, now includes options for training, but
has lost a few of the outdoor functions from the original Ambit, losing
the barometer, barometric altimeter and thermometer.
The Suunto Ambit2 S is also fitted with route navigation, route
planning and "Find back” support features to help users with their
training program. While the Ambit2 combines all of the multi-sport
support of t
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Toshiba has this week added a new addition to their range of portable
storage devices, in the form of the newly launched Toshiba Canvio
The Toshiba Canvio Connect drive has been created to take the pain
out of backing up your mobile devices and saving those precious photos
Using PogoPlug cloud storage technology the Toshiba Canvio Connect
drive allows you to back up your photos and videos via either Android
and iOS devices. Once backed up you can then access your files through
the internet and even enjoy a good sized 10GB of free cloud storage.
Maciek Brzeski, vice president of product marketing and development, Branded Storage Products, Toshiba America
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Amazon is holding a special promotion for the Kindle Paperwhite
e-reader, making versions of the device available for $99 with a special
promotional code. If you want the Kindle Paperwhite for $20 off just
enter the coupon code "KINDLEPW” during the ordering process. The deal
applies to any version of the Kindle Paperwhite, and it runs through
April 30, 2013.
To refresh your memory, the Kindle Paperwhite’s display has a resolution
of 212ppi, and it has a light guide system that scatters light evenly
across the display, so it is easier to read in different environments.
It also has a 25 percent higher contrast ratio than previous Kindles.
The device is 9.1mm thick and at 7.5 ounces, also lighter than a
paperback novel. The battery will go eight weeks on a single charge too.
With smart watches becoming ever more popular with manufacturers, and
Apple, Microsoft, and Google all saying they are developing smartwatch
solutions, plenty of new applications and services are sure to be
released to run on them.
However one thing that is a little harder to accomplish on a small
screen is typing, enter Zoomboard. Zoomboard is a solution specifically
designed to make the task of typing on a smaller smartwatch screen
The Zoomboard solution consist of a
full QWERTY keyboard which zooms in as you type making selecting the
correct key easy., Watch the demonstration below to learn more about the
Zoomboard project and see it in action.
If you have been patiently waiting for the little PLAiR streaming
devices to launch, after being first unveiled back in CES earlier this
year, you will be pleased to learn that the PLAiR device is now
available to purchase.
PLAiR has been designed to free up its users from the mirroring
restrictions of AirPlay and other alternatives. When a user beams a
video, PLAiR takes over the streaming and allows the user to browse the
Web, logon to Facebook. Watch the video after the jump to see it in
action and learn more.
PLAiR is powered by a 1GHz ARM Processor, supported by 1GB of DDR3
RAM, together with 802.11n wireless, and a built in GPU/VPU for full
Windows Phone design studio general manager Albert Shum and Todd
Simmons, creative director at Wolff Olins, recently held a talk called
"re-imagining” Microsoft at the recent design day event in Norway,
explaining a little more about the latest Microsoft rebranding exercise.
Which goes into a little more depth about the Microsoft
rebranding changes the company has gone through over the last year.
Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the "re-imagining”
Microsoft project and see it in action.
"The talk is about the alignment of design and marketing, product
and brand harmoniously at a massive scale and not the least what this
means for Microsoft organizations culturally.”