You may have heard the term Ultrabook™ tossed around like a ship in a storm. Everybody wants to sell you their Ultrabook—but what is the difference between an Ultrabook and a regular notebook or laptop computer? You’ve come to the right place for a complete breakdown on what an Ultrabook is, and what to look for when buying one.
Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, shares her impressions of working with the Panasonic HC-X920. The video highlights the camera’s technical specs and capabilities, as well as where it fits within the Panasonic camcorder lineup.
The Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch provides a unique balance between pen and multi-touch input. With the inclusion of multi-touch, the Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch makes digital writing and drawing much more interactive and intuitive. Instead of using just the pen and keyboard shortcuts to rotate the image, you'll be able to use two fingers.
The MK350 handheld spectrometer is a marvel of engineering. It slices, dices, and makes coffee. Okay, it doesn’t make coffee, but it is the first self-contained handheld spectrometer—awesomely impressive, as prior spectrometers were either bulky desk units with separate probes or required connection to a computer to give you readings.
Canon has just announced their new VIXIA Mini camcorder, which is designed for users looking to share their videos and photos through social media sites like Facebook and YouTube. Available in black or white, the VIXIA Mini features a Canon f/2.8 fisheye lens with a 160-degree viewing angle for video and a 170-degree viewing angle for photos.
Panasonic has announced their latest Micro Four Thirds format interchangeable lens mirrorless camera, the Lumix DMC-GX7. The GX7 is the follow-up model to the popular DMC-GX1, which was released in early 2012. The GX7 arrives with several notable upgrades and adjustments as well as the already strong features that will be familiar to any GX1 user.
ASUS has just announced the new Google Nexus 7 FHD Tablet, which is available with either 16GB or 32GB of flash-storage capacity. The new Google Nexus 7 FHD features a handful of upgrades over the last Nexus 7 tablet. Most notably, the new Nexus 7 FHD is outfitted with a 7-inch Full HD multi-touch display that features 1920 x 1200 resolution.
Canon has just announced their newest mid-range DSLR: the EOS 70D. This Wi-Fi-connected camera falls in the EOS lineup between the 60D and the 7D as a high-performance, APS-C-sized DSLR that features the newly designed Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology, a refined 20.2MP APS-C image sensor, and a 3.0” vari-angle touchscreen LCD monitor.
The Blackmagic Design is a compact, minimalist camcorder that offers 2.5K RAW capture and records internally to SSDs. The Cinema Camera comes in two models, one with a Passive Micro Four Thirds mount, which means it is for manual lenses, one with a Canon EF mount that supports electronic iris control.
Tablets are taking over. Get used to it. Tablets are poised to surpass laptops by 2015, according to an IDC survey. ASUS has been in the thick of tablet production from the beginning, and has placed some verifiable winners in our hands in recent years—notably the Nexus 7, one of the most popular tablets after the iPad.