Photography

Instagram Rapture: Millions of Instagram “Followers” Lost as Instagram Removes Fake Accounts

by Huei Song · 3 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.9k views

Instagram Rapture

It’s no surprise that people buys followers and likes on the social network, Instagram recently started an “Instagram Rapture”, whereby the Facebook-owned company deletes millions of fake accounts on its photo-sharing service, the result? Millions and millions of “followers” lost, resulting in many angry teens and celebrities.

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Samsung Unveils NX1 Smart Camera in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views

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September not only saw the launch of Samsung’s excellent Galaxy Note 4. Less than two weeks after the end of IFA 2014, Samsung made a pretty big appearance at Photokina 2014 where it introduced its first prosumer smart camera called the NX1. Sporting a mouthful of exciting features, the NX1 has just been officially announced in Malaysia.

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Sony Malaysia Opens Preorder for its Sony A7II, From RM5,299

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 745 views

Sony A7 II Malaysia Preorder

Excited about the Sony A7 II that was announced last month? Well, Sony Malaysia has just opened up its preorders for the camera, allowing you to get it from RM5,299 (body only), all the way up to RM9,399 (A7 II with Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 Za OSS and HVL-F32M), all preorders will also come with freebies.

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Reinventing Photography: Is HTC Going the Right Path with the RE Camera?

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 3.5k views

htc-re-camera-10It’s been called a lot of things, from a WW2-era torchlight, an inhaler and even a bidet, but one thing’s for certain: HTC definitely got people talking about its latest product, the Re camera.

It isn’t an action camera, either. Instead, the Re can be better described as a lifestyle camera, a highly pocketable device that lets you take pictures of memorable events while still being in the moment – and not peering through a viewfinder.

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HTC Malaysia Announces Arrival of Desire EYE Smartphone and Re Camera

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.5k views

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HTC has today announced the arrival of the its latest smartphone, the Desire EYE, and its “remarkable little camera”, the Re, in Malaysia. These photography-oriented products, which were just announced globally in October, will be available from this month.

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Sony World Photography Awards is Looking for Talented Malaysian Photographers

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.4k views

sony-world-photography-awards-2© Hairul Azizi Harun, the Malaysian winner of the split second Open category, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Malaysian photographers out there, here’s your chance to get your work showcased internationally. Sony World Photography Awards, in collaboration with Sony Malaysia, has launched the Malaysia National Award to search for the most talented Malaysian photographers.

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Adata Unveils Two High Performance SD Cards for Malaysia

by Andrew Cheng · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

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Gone are the days when a Class 10 SD card that is capable of 10MB/s write speed is considered fast enough. Adata has recently announced two series of UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) SD Cards, the XPG and Premier Pro series. These two offerings from Adata has a minimum write speed of 30MB/s; triple the speed of Class 10 SD cards.

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GoPro Survives 17 Months Underwater after Falling into River

by Andrew Cheng · 4 weeks ago · No Comments · 3.5k views

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GoPro action cameras are meant to take some punishment, but surely it wasn’t meant to survive underwater for a prolonged period of time like the one above. This GoPro camera was still operational after falling into a river and stayed submerged for 17 months.

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Sony Refines Already Great A7 Mirrorless Camera with Latest A7 II

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 month ago · 2 Comments · 1.1k views

Sony’s A7 camera was the world’s first full-frame interchangeable lens mirrorless camera, and this RM4999 camera was perhaps one of the best cameras in the business last year. Naturally, Sony made it better one year later, with the release of the new A7 II.

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Sony Announces a New Mobile Image Sensor, IMX230 That Has 192-Point Autofocus

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views

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One of the most important features of a smartphone would definitely have to be the camera, and it looks like Sony has got something very exciting to offer. The company just took the curtains off a new Exmor RS sensor, the “industry’s first stacked CMOS image sensor with an image plane phase detection signal processing function for high-speed AF”. In simpler terms, it means it has amazing autofocus capability, allowing you to capture quick moving subjects accurately. The sensor should debut in the next flagship smartphone from Sony, the Xperia Z4.

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This Case will Effectively Turn Your Phone into a Polaroid Camera

by Andrew Cheng · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.3k views

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Polaroid camera lovers, you might want to add this nifty little phone case in your wishlist next year. Prynt, a French hardware startup company, is in the works of making a phone case with a built-in printer a reality. This case will basically turn your smartphone into a polaroid camera.

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Kingston Announces High Speed 256GB SD and 128GB MicroSD Cards

by Andrew Cheng · 1 month ago · 1 Comment · 1.7k views

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Kingston has raised the bar with the announcement of a new line of high performance, high capacity Class 10 UHS-I SD and microSD cards. The new SD card has a capacity of up to 256GB while the microSD card has up to 128GB; very impressive sizes in a small package.

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