May 25, 2012

Intel Developing True Companion Computers That “Learn” About Their User

Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Computational Intelligence is working with Technion in Haifa and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on small, wearable computers that can offer new applications to enhance daily life. The system can continuously monitor human functions from the brain, heart, blood, eyes and more, and send this data to a remote server that will combine them with other data such as environmental weather conditions, along with historical data, and could proactively warn people about a potential headache or dizziness during driving.

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May 24, 2012

LG Reveals Final Design and Price Tag for Upcoming 55-inch OLED TV

LG today revealed the final design of 55-inch OLED TV, which they claim is the world’s largest and slimmest OLED TV. LG also officials vowed to develop the most advanced commercial OLED TV in the market and to be the first company to bring these TVs to European consumers in the second half of the year.

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iPhone Charger Teardown Shows Apple’s Attention to The Details

We all know the amount of emphasis Apple gives to design and quality while making devices like iPhones, iPads and Macs. However, Apple’s attention to the details doesn’t just end there, they focus on making everything related to the product perfect. And this is clearly shown in the design of iPhone charger, as revealed by a teardown done by Ken Shirriff’s blog. Ken concluded his iPhone charger teardown report by saying:

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May 23, 2012

Jonathan Ive says Current Projects at Apple are his ‘Most Important’ Work

Apple’s design chief Jonathan Ive, told in an interview with The Telegraph after he received a knighthood in UK that he believes his current projects at Apple are his ‘most important’ design work ever. Shane Richmond wrote on The Telegraph:

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May 22, 2012

9to5mac: Apple Testing Next Generation iPhone Featuring 3.9-inch Screen with 1136 x 640 Resolution

9to5mac is reporting that Apple is testing multiple next generation iPhone prototypes and at least one of those prototypes feature a bigger 3.95-inch screen. Chuck Remington wrote on 9to5mac:

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May 21, 2012

Pentax Introduces Weather Resistant K-30 Digital SLR

Pentax today announced the new weather and dust resistant digital SLR camera – the Pentax K-30. The camera features 81 seals set in its compact body and is built to be weather, dust and cold resistant, perfectly working at sub-freezing temperatures as low as 14°F (-10°C).

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Sony Announces NEX-F3 Mirrorless Camera with 16-Megapixel Sensor and Built-in Flash

Sony has added the new NEX-F3 entry-level mirrorless camera to their highly successful Alpha NEX series. The NEX-F3 features the same excellent 16.1-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor found on big brother NEX 5N. The camera also gets new features like a built-in flash and 180 degree tiltable LCD screen.

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