07/14/2009, Both the SMX-K45 and SMX-K40 are standard definition (SD, 720×480) camcorders with a 52x optical zoom and optical image stabilization. Hopefully, the recording quality is decent and both devices could be good candidates for web videos, although recently, the YouTube quality has gone up quite a bit… Among the differences, the SMX-K40 can record on removable flash cards only, while the SMX-K45 has a 32GB SSD. We think that most folks would […]
06/25/2009, We can certainly understand that there’s nothing like playing with a new gadget and the iPhone 3GS owners, who have been eagerly waiting for the video support, agree. Over the past 5 days, the iPhone 3GS is said (by YouTube) to be responsible for a 400% increase in mobile video upload, which is appreciable, even if mobiles represent only a small part of YouTube’s uploads. It will be fascinating to see […]
06/06/2009, DoubleTwist is founded by former hacker “DVD Jon” Johansen Lech, known for breaking the movie protection code at age 16, allowing anybody to rip a DVD to a computer. He was sued and acquitted in Oslo. DoubleTwist, a start-up based in San Francisco, delivers “the cure for iPhone envy”, breaking your iTunes catalog free from Apple devices: you can share media files across phones and non-Apple devices easily, check the […]
05/26/2009, When U.S. television switched to broadcasting in high-definition, many shows were forced to change their production design: HD images are so crisp and clear that any blemish on the set – paint jobs, cracks in the wall, the old sofa in the corner – would have jumped out at viewers right away. Hollywood’s plastic surgeons, needless to say, saw a similar boost in business as Home Depot did. Now the […]
05/14/2009, Sasha from netbooknews.de just posted a video hands-on (below) of the cute MSI Wind U200 that we mentioned when it leaked. You can also check the launch event photo gallery here.
05/12/2009, The SlingPlayer application for iPhone will finally be available tomorrow. Since its January demonstration, there was a lot of discussions as whether or not AT&T (and other carriers) would let this bandwidth intensive app use their networks. thanks to Apple, carriers had it their way and the Slingplayer app will work only with WIFI on iPhone. If you want to use SlingPlayer on 3G, you’ll have to own a Blackberry […]
05/06/2009, Intel is rolling out a new ad campaign that is hilarious. It features real-world engineers that are truly “rockstars” (or should be) like Ajay Bhatt, the co-inventor of the USB. Check it out.