B&H Pulse News Roundup: June 7, 2013
New ASUS Gear from Computex 2013
Although it's only slated for European release so far, Canon announced the new EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens this week, a wide angle zoom with built-in image stabilization that's compatible with the Canon EOS-M Mirrorless Digital Camera. Canon also announced new firmware for the EOS-M, which will make its AF speed 2.3 times faster. The new firmware is expected by the end of the month.
Tokina's New AT-X 12-28mm f/4 Wide Angle Zoom
This week also brought the announcement of the Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 Constant Aperture Wide-Angle Zoom, which was designed for APS-C cameras, and provides a 35mm focal length equivalency of 19-45mm. It will be available with a Canon EF-S or a Nikon F mount.
New Advancements in Memory Card Technology
Eye-Fi announced the new Mobi SDHC card this week, which features built-in Wi-Fi. You can put it in any camera with an SD card slot, and it will wirelessly send the photos you take, to your smartphone or tablet. Since Wi-Fi is built into the card, the camera doesn't need to be Wi-Fi capable. Mobi is now available for preorder, in 16GB and 8GB capacities.
- A Japanese company called Amulet introduced a CompactFlash card with built-in RAID. Read the full story over at PopPhoto.
- Dell announced a new version of the XPS 27 all-in-one computer (pictured in the first image of this post), featuring Haswell processors and HD 4600 integrated video. Dell released two more desktop machines with Haswell processors: the XPS 8700 and the Alienware X51. You can read more about them at Dell's website.
- Twitter's popular video-making mobile app, Vine, became available on Android. Here's the link.
- A new sensor technology was announced that's 1000 times more sensitive to both visible and infrared light. You can read more about it at Mashable.
And that's your news for June 7, 2013. Be sure to follow all the consumer electronic news on B&H Pulse.