Unlike other smartphone OEMs, OnePlus relies on an invite system to sell their smartphones to customers. Basically it’s a way of managing expectations as well as inventory, where only users with an invite can order a handset, while those who don’t will just have to wait. Essentially it’s a fancier pre-order system.
Now the invite list for the OnePlus 2, last we checked, is over a million meaning that if you were slow to request an invite, chances are you are in for a wait. One user by the name of Jake Cooper decided that he did not want to wait and actually figured out a way to “hack” the system, thus allowing him to cut the queue in the process. Read full post →Man Figures Out How To “Hack” OnePlus Invite System To Jump The Line
Last year Fujifilm announced the X-T1 which at the moment is the company’s flagship mirrorless camera, and based on all the reviews of the camera so far, is probably one of the better and understated models available in the market today. That being said the company has recently announced an update to the device in the form of the X-T1 IR.
Just in case the title and the “IR” did not already give it away, basically this is the Fujifilm X-T1 with infrared capabilities. Now for the most part most photographers might not have any interest in infrared photography which is something Fujifilm understands. The company has cited professions such as crime scene investigation and healthcare as possible markets that might be interested in such a device. Read full post →Fujifilm X-T1 IR Camera Announced For Infrared Photography