October 21, 2011

ITU Study Group Agrees on Ultra HDTV Standard

Experts at ITU Study Group on Broadcasting Service announced that they have reached agreement on pertinent technical issues for a new UHDTV (Ultra High Definition TV) standard. The new UHDTV standard will have 16 times the resolution of HDTV standard with over 33 million pixels compared to about 2 million pixels on HDTV screens today.

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October 19, 2011

Samsung and Google Unveil Galaxy Nexus The First Android 4.0 Based Smartphone

Samsung and Google unveiled the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first phone designed for the latest release of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The new phone comes with dual-core 1.2GHz CPU, 4.65-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED HD screen, 5-megapixel camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, 1GB RAM, 16GB or 32GB onboard storage, LTE, HSPA+, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC and microSD card slot. The phone is designed around a curved glass display and is 8.9mm (0.35-inch) thick with a 1,750-mAh battery.

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October 18, 2011

Apple Reports Another Record Breaking Quarter with $28.27 Billion Revenue

Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter ended September 24, 2011. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $28.27 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.62 billion, or $7.05 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $20.34 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion, or $4.64 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.3 percent compared to 36.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 63 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

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Canon Introduces Their New Flagship EOS-1D X Digital SLR

Canon today introduced a completely redesigned EOS-1D X DSLR that combines revolutionary image quality of the EOS-1Ds and speed capabilities of the EOS-1D series. The new EOS-1D X features an 18-megapixel full-frame Canon CMOS sensor, Dual DIGIC 5+ Imaging Processors, 14-bit A/D data conversion and capable of shooting an incredible 12 frames-per-second (fps).

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