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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.