Archives for September 2009

Kodak Waterproof Flexible OLED

kodak-foledKodak have created a new OLED screen that is, as quite normal, flexible. However, that’s not it’s only function as it is also waterproof too.

The demonstration pictured below shows the flexible OLED screen being dunked in to water. As soon as water is detected an image of a fish appears on the screen. [Read more…]

Coby Snapp CAM5000 HD Camcorder

coby-snapp-cam5000-hd-camcorders-comparisonThe CAM5000 is a HD camcorder capable of capturing video at a 720p resolution. It is built by Coby Snapp and is similar to the Flip range of pocket camcorders you can buy.

Each model will sell for less than $100 making it a budget camera. Inside it has a 5 megapixel sensor and on the exterior it has a bright LED allowing recording of close subjects in dark conditions. [Read more…]

Casio Launches 2 Budget Exilim Digital Cameras

ex-z280Casio are launching 2 new budget cameras in their Exilim range of cameras. The first is the Casio EX-Z280 that is a mid-range-budget camera that has 12.1 megapixels, a 4x optical zoom and can capture video at a HD resolution of 720p. Face recognition is also included in the camera making it a very handy and powerful budget camera.

The EX-Z280 will cost just $180 at launch making it very affordable too. Next it’s on to the Z33 which is the real budget offering. [Read more…]

Motion Detecting Telephone

Motion-Detecting-TelephoneThe motion detecting telephone can detect people walking around your room and can be set to dial a pre-set number when motion is detected. It has a built in microphone that records sound in the room and sends it to your mobile phone or another phone if needed.

It’s designed for those who are away from home, or a holiday home for long periods of time to give peace of mind that they will know if someone enters their home. [Read more…]

Asus Netbook Roadmap Leaked

asus-eee-pcA roadmap of upcoming Asus Eee netbook products has been leaked. It shows an impressive line of netbooks that will be appearing which includes a new 12″ netbook that uses the NVIDIA Ion graphics chip along with a tablet PC that will feature a multi-touch display.

Prices for these new netbooks and tablets are in the $300 – $500 price range too making them very affordable. [Read more…]

Canon EOS 7D Review

Canon-EOS-7DUpdate: Canon EOS 7D Available at Amazon. DPReview have posted a preview of the Canon EOS 7D to see what extras it brings to the Canon EOS range of cameras. Due to stronger competition from the Sony Alpha range of cameras and Nikon’s D200 and D300 cameras it now means that Canon have to step up even more to get noticed.

The camera has a new 18 megapixel sensor and has an impressive viewfinder with a 1.0% magnification showing 100% of the frame rather than a 95% viewfinder that is in the EOS 50D. DPReview mention the 50D in their 7D review but say it’s not based at all around it. [Read more…]