The rumoured successor to last year’s Galaxy S4 Zoom, which may be called the Galaxy K, has appeared in leaked images again. This time, we get to see slightly more of the device, with its reported 10x zoom lens popping out in full view. The images also reveal more about the device’s thickness.
With everyone on the selective focus/UFocus/Background Defocus bandwagon these days, it’s hard to be content when you have a 1 generation old smartphone without the ability to throw some mad bokeh on your photos. For Sony, that’s not a problem because it has just released its Background Defocus App (A functionality on their Z2) for their handsets. This supports all Sony handsets with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean or later. Sony says you will get the best results if your subject is 15-45cm away and the background is 5m further than the subject.
Stacksocial is hosting a bundle sale that allows customers to name their price for 10 Mac apps. Like most software bundle sales of this type, it is being done as a charity drive. Customers are able to choose between Child’s Play, the World Wildlife Fund, and Creative Commons. While only 10% of the sale is being donated, the mark down on the software still makes it very worth looking into.
Look who just received a brand new look, Viber just released an update for its iOS app in the App Store, featuring a massive makeover as well as several enhancement. Released last night, the new Viber Version 4.2 for iPhone now comes with a flat and minimalistic design, in-line with the whole iOS 7 design cue.
World War II shooter, Red Orchestra 2, is currently being given away on Steam. All users have to do is login to their accounts and download the game. The developer is celebrating the release of the Rising Storm Game of the Year multiplayer expansion, but that shouldn’t stop fans of WWII games from picking the base game up.
Thanks to a little slip up behind the scenes, we managed to get a glimpse of the upcoming APS-C system from Leica, the Leica T. From what we can see in the data that was actually saved before the takedown, it looks like the Leica T could be the best non M system Leica camera yet. According to sources at LaVidaLeica, the Leica T has a 16.5MP APS-C sensor and supports the new T lenses from Leica. Initially, the T lenses that will be offered will be a Vario-Elmar T 18-56mm f3.5-5.6 ASPH and 23mm Summicron T f2 ASPH.
If you ever wish to go back in time to see how the world has changed before your very eye, here’s your chance. Google has just announced a new feature on its Google Maps Street View, bringing you back to yesteryear and allowing you to see what places used to look like all the way back to the year 2007.
Earlier, little-known Chinese startup OnePlus just announced its first smartphone – and it almost broke the Internet. Within minutes after the One’s launch ended its website’s servers broke under the intense worldwide attention it got. And it’s not a surprise, either: they knew it was going to happen. What else would you expect when you price a flagship smartphone at almost a third of the retail price of smartphones with similar specs?
Now that the dust has almost settled, there’s one important question to ask: is the OnePlus One really the 2014 flagship killer the company claims it is? Let’s find out.
WhatsApp continues to grow, even after being acquired by Facebook. The instant messaging service has recently revealed that they have surpassed 500 million active users. Most of these users come from Brazil, India, Mexico, and Russia; which Engadget has pointed is also where Facebook has a very large number of active users.
It’s 23 April 2014 and if you’ve been waiting to see what Xiaomi has got to offer in its product launch, here it is. The Chinese company has just taken the curtains off three brand new products namely the Mi Router, Mi Router Mini and an enhanced Mi Box that is 3 times more powerful than before and supports 4K.
We have covered what looks to be Amazon’s first Smartphone a couple of days earlier and now BGR have come back with even more news about the mysterious device. Apparently instead of the usual buttons that just about EVERY smartphone uses, the Amazon phone will rely on a myriad of gestures and a tilt based OS interface for you to get by.
OnePlus has finally unveiled its flagship smartphone, the One. Teased by the company for the longest time, this premium device is set to shake the mobile industry with its “flagship killer specs“. With a retail price that starts from only $299, this may well be the game-changer the industry has been waiting for.