Camera Cube Level For Perfect Photos

Friday, August 14, 2009

Simply snap the cube on top of your camera on the flash mount and you'll always know exactly when it's perfectly level. It's great for holding the camera in your hands, but is probably even more useful when you're using a finicky tripod. This way you'll know for sure when you've got the legs out at the proper lengths. It's available now for $10. buy here

HTC Leo New images in high quality

In the blog new higher-quality images communicator, known as the HTC Leo. This model with a large touch screen in the front panel and gigagertsovym processor is likely to be the new flagship line of mobile devices, HTC. Communicator HTC Leo is a besklaviaturny monoblock that is running Windows Mobile 6.5 with thickness of 11 mm. At the same time, he staffed the latest technology: equipped with a 4.3-inch WVGA-screen, 5-MP camera with dual LED flash, GPS-receiver, wireless Wi-Fi adapter and Bluetooth 2.1, as well as multiple sensors.

It is expected that the HTC Leo will be released in October this year. Official information on this device yet. Not clear is how much it would cost new. In all likelihood, such a leader will not be cheap.

High-speed camera Phantom Miro eX

Company Vision Research presented a series of cameras designed to quickly capture objects Phantom Miro eX. In line includes models Miro eX1, Miro eX2 and Miro eX4. The latter is the opportunity to receive frame with a resolution of 800x600 pixels, while eX1 and eX2 may be removed only with a resolution of 640x480.

Cameras equipped with a special CMOS-matrix, providing shooting at speeds of 500 to 1200 frames per second. In addition, the matrix provides a very high rate of exposure definition, which is only 2 microseconds. Sensitivity for color imaging is ISO 1200, and for black and white - ISO 4800 units. Management is carried out through a large 3.5-inch touch screen. Cameras are equipped with 1, 2 or 4 GB of internal memory and a slot for expansion cards CompactFlash.

The cost model is around 10 000 dollars, and the Vision Research offers them a two-day rental for $ 750.

Newsmy A8HD: 8 GB and 720r portable media players from China

The engineers of heaven continue to not only copy the models of well-known producers, but also develop their own products. It applies to any portable media Newsmy A8HD. According to published on the Internet images, the device looks more than decent: a large 4.3-inch screen, impressive stereo speakers and even declared HD-microphone. Also, the manufacturer submits the possibility of reproduction of HD-resolution video from 720r.

Display device - do not touch, is made by TFT technology and has a resolution of 480 × 272 pixels. Expansion slots memory model does not have, and the volume of the built of 8 GB. Among the supported formats declared: RM, RMVB, AVI, FLV, MP3, WMA, FLAC, as well as all the main graphic (JPG, BMP, PNG). In addition, the player can be used for reading electronic books THT format. The device has a 3.5-mm audiorazem port USB 2.0.

Player Newsmy A8HD has not been officially announced, and its price and the timing of the sale are not known.

Notebook TouchSmart tx2 soon on sale

HP Company has announced the start of sales of HP TouchSmart tx2 in Russia - the first consumer Tablet Laptop with touch screen, intuitive TouchSmart technology and preinstalled software HP MediaSmart.

Notebook HP TouchSmart tx2 has capacitive sensor that allows a user to pinpoint the movement and touch to distinguish between finger or the entire palm, excluding the random motion. In addition to this new sensor allows you to work simultaneously with both hands, thus providing more comfort, for example, when processing photos. Notebook TouchSmart tx2 supports work in two different modes, allowing you to manage files touching a finger or using the digital pen. The digital pen is also sensitive to touch, so when working in the graphic editor with a strong pressure will be displayed bold pen lines.

TouchSmart tx2 laptop with 12.1-inch BrightView display is executed in an elegant design with embossed HP Imprint with a smooth polished titanium finish with klubyaschimsya "ornamentation, which is repeated on the front panel next to the keyboard.

With the touch screen with support MultiTouch technology and software HP MediaSmart, a laptop is becoming a convenient solution for working with digital media content. Finger-touch enables you to watch, record and play back streaming and mobile Internet TV in high resolution imagery to do storyboards and deploy them to work with the music library and transfer media files from one folder to another. Built in IR receiver provides the ability to manage media content at a distance, while allowing the transport to put a compact remote control in 34-mm slot ExpressCard. Integrated Webcam HP Pavilion Webcam (in some models) equipped with two microphones for video conferencing and voice telephony. Dual-processor AMD Turion X2 graphics card and ATI Radeon HD 3200 to provide sufficient performance for access to information and entertainment in mobile environments.

Notebook HP TouchSmart tx2 will go on sale in Russia in August 2009 on the recommended retail price of 1275 dollars.

Samsung GT-E2120C: regular simple monoblock

Soon on the Chinese market a new model of mobile production of the South Korean company Samsung Electronics - GT-E2120C, a seemingly simple two-band GSM phone.

Because this information is taken from the site of the Certification Center of communication equipment at the Ministry of Informatics of the PRC, where the phone has no images nothing more, but the GT-E2120C still not officially announced, the talk about its technical characteristics, as well as of the date appearing on the market until prematurely.

Samsung ES20 and ES60 - Two new simple digital camera

Samsung Electronics Company for a number of markets, particularly in Germany, and also provided two new simple models of compact digital cameras - ES20 and ES60, having with a small price.

Samsung ES60:

States the manufacturer, these new buyers to get their hands on easy-to-camera control, ensuring satisfaction with the result obtained images at a good price and quality.

For newcomers to digital photography, ES20 and ES60 offer them a wide range of embedded smart features, such as identification of individuals in the picture, image stabilization, and shooting on a smile.

Samsung ES20:

Both models apparently have a general similarity, except for small details in design and functional facilities, where the older model (ES60) is 12 MP CCD (CCD) sensor to 10.2 MP - at ES20, also a junior - is less than the size of the display (2.5 "to 2.7" - at ES60) and used the usual "finger" (AA) batteries instead of Li-Ion battery included with ES60. But at ES20 lens is 4-fold increase in the optical, while the ES60, it is 3.

How will the company, Samsung ES60 and ES20 will go on sale in September at a price of 149 and 129 euro respectively.

Camera JVC Everio X Photo and video

The company JVC introduced to Russia 9-megapixel compact Full HD camcorder with the ability to capture video in the AVCHD format, and the simultaneous capture of quality photos - GZ-X900. The heart of the camcorder is a 9-MP 1 / 2 ,33-inch CMOS-matrix. It provides not only the 9-MP shots, but 1920h1080/50i Full HD video. Moreover, photos can be done directly while recording video. There are special Dual Camera Mode.

The camera has optical image stabilizer - Real OIS are functions such as delayed video and serial photography. In addition to the functions of downloading videos on YouTube in one-touch, added feature One Touch Export. It is responsible for an opportunity to send a video into the program iTunes. Since the camera has HDMI output, which output signal 1920h1080/50p. GZ-X900 is one of the lightest in its class, and weighs 298 grams with battery.

The main characteristics of GZ-X900ER:

  • 1 / 2, 33 "9-MP CMOS videomatritsa
  • Objective: HD konica minolta, optical zoom 5x, 6,7 - 33,5 (35 mm equivalent. 38.3 - 191.5)
  • Aperture: F3.4 - F5.6
  • Video recording in AVCHD format
  • Pictures in JPEG
  • Take photos during video recording (dual function of recording)
  • Three-dimensional noise reduction (3D NR)
  • Slot for memory cards SD (SDHC)
  • Interface USB 2.0
  • Output HDMI (Mini), Component Video, AV output
  • Display: 2.8 "widescreen (207 000 pixels)
  • Weight: 246 grams (without batteries)
  • Dimensions: 124 x 66 x 37 mm

USB-Modem ZTE AD3700 to support communication across the world

The company announced the Verzion Wireless USB-modem ZTE AD3700, which will provide Internet users anywhere in the world where there is mobile network coverage of any standard. Verzion Wireless promises to the operation of the modem in 175 countries around the world. This multi-modem can receive signals of mobile networking standard EV-DO, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA and UMTS, and in the «home» network he works in the standard EV-DO Revision A.

USB-Modem ZTE AD3700 only works with Windows Vista/XP/2000 operating systems and is equipped with a program of VZAccess Manager, making its installation and connection is fully automatic. The device performed in a compact unit with dimensions of 78.75 x 43.2 x 12.7 mm and weighs about 45 grams. USB-connector is made retractable, which makes the model more compact.
The modem has been on sale in the U.S. operator Verzion Wireless for $ 80 with $ 50 prepaid.