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Apple announces iPad Air 2

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Tweet Apple announced the latest member of the iPad Air family, the iPad Air 2, which is 6.1mm thick and weighs about 450g. The 9.7-inch Retina display is 2048×1536 pixels, the same as the previous model. This time, Apple hasadded a new anti-reflective surface that helps reduce glare. The iPad…

Olympus launches Stylus 1s

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Tweet Olympus Corp. began marketing the Stylus 1s, a successor of Stylus 1 on November 14 in Japan. The basic features are the same as the predecessor. There are additional functions like Small AF Target for easier focussing on a precise spot of the subject, and Stepping Zoom to set…

Nikon posts declined profits on declined revenue for first-half of 2014

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Tweet Nikon announced that their net profit for the first six months of fiscal 2014, ending on September 30, 2014 posted a 26% year-on-year decline to 10 billion Yen on a revenue of 374.9 billion Yen, which was down by 20%. The company attributed the unfavourable results to declined sales…

In Praise Of Live View

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Tweet What exactly is Live View? Why do we need Live View, especially when we have lived without it for so many years? Is it just one of the newfangled features that puts some more pressure on our learning curve? Or, is it really a useful feature that could enhance…

Up for a Challenge-anon PowerShot G7X 1

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Tweet Consumers today are upgrading their level of technical knowledge to distinguish between gimmicks and real stuff , thanks to the increasingly accessible well of information online. And this is forcing the companies to innovate and come up with real improvements. This has led to fierce competition in the premium…