Xiaomi’s newest phones include dual-lens camera and under-glass fingerprint reader

xiaomi mi 5s plus Hot on the heels of the launch of the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s first smartphone with dual reverse-facing cameras, China’s Xiaomi has joined the double camera club with Mi 5s Plus announced today. Read More

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TiVo debuts its newest DVR, the 4K-ready BOLT+ with 6 tuners

bolt-plus TiVo this morning announced the launch of a new product in its BOLT family of DVRs, the BOLT+. While the 4K-ready BOLT, which debuted last fall, featured a white chassis and unique, curved shape, the BOLT+ instead returns to the standard black body, even while it maintains the odd form factor. More importantly, it offers more storage (3 TB) and more tuners (six are included), as compared with… Read More

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Samsung will launch the Gear S3, its newest smartwatch, on August 31

New-Gear-Launch_Invitation_Main_1 Samsung will introduce (yet) another smartwatch this month. The Korea-based giant teased a launch event at the IFA electronics show in Germany, the date to watch for is August 31 and, as the teaser above rather heavy-handily hints, this will be the Gear S3. Read More

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Xiaomi’s newest gadget is a foldable electric bicycle that costs $450

mib1 Is there anything that China’s Xiaomi doesn’t sell? The company best-known for its affordable but high-quality smartphones recently announced its first drone, right after launching a smart rice cooker, and now it has unveiled an electric bicycle. Read More

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Sigma’s Newest Full-Frame Wide Zoom Lens Has A Constant F2 Aperture

pphoto_24_35_2_a015_l_04 Sigma has a new zoom lens that could be the perfect walk around lens for street photographer: A 24-35mm zoom lens designed for full-frame cameras, with a unique feature that’s sure to add to its versatility – a constant, wide open f2 aperture.
It’s a lens that could replace three standard kit primes for a lot of DSLR photographers, including 24, 28 and 35mm focal lengths. Read More

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