If you’re an iPhone diehard, don’t miss this story. Wonder of wonders, a very prestigious university lab has come up with a neat DIY iPhone mod that produces incredible photos. Seen below are examples of the spectroscopic/microscopic iPhone camera upgrade’s pics.
Leica has this week announced the launch of their new Titanium Special Edition version of their compact D-Lux 5 camera that will be available to purchase at the end of this month for around £855 or $1350.
The Titanium Special Edition D-Lux 5 version comes finished in an anodised silver-grey and is presented in a special premium grade leather case and presentation set. Apart from finish and special edition accessories the specifications for the camera at the same as the standard Leica D-Lux 5 model.
According to the guys over at Cnet, a number of owners of Apple’s new iPhone 4S are reporting problems with the display on the iPhone 4S, and some are saying that the display looks more yellow than on the original iPhone 4.
A number of iPhone 4S owners have posted messages on Apple’s support forums, and some replies have said that it could be down to the glue used in the phone and it may improve with time, whilst other users have also said that the display seems ‘more washed out.
Microsoft researchers have unveiled a new technology they have been developing that will allow you to control your smartphone whilst it’s still in your pocket using a new type of custom capacitive touch sensor that can track gestures through the fabric of your clothes.
As the properties of fabric can vary considerably from garment to garment the team of researchers consisting of Scott Saponas, Chris Harrison and Hrvoje Benko. Have needed to test the fabric in a number of different situations and now have it working with around 25 commonly used fabrics. Software running on your smartphone converts the gestures it feels through the fabric into commands. Watch a video demonstrating the new PocketTouch technology after the jump.
Lots of news on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Google Nexus Prime today, first we heard that NTT DoCoMo would start selling the device in November, and then we saw a leaked press shot of the new Android Ice Cream Sandwich device.
And now we have some more specifications on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which of course include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as the smartphones OS, a 1.2 GHz TI OMAP4460 dual core processor, and the rumored HD display we have been hearing so much about will be a 4.65 inch multi-touch touchscreen AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
If you are in the market for a new timepiece and are looking for something a little out of the ordinary to wear on your wrist then this very original timepiece created by Nooka called the ZIZM watch might well be worth a look.
The time is read on the face of the watch by counting the number of blocks on the top two lines which indicate the hours, with the minutes being shown in the bottom 2 horizontal lines in segments.
We are not sure why you would want a computer mouse which is actually bigger than your hand, but anyway the guys over at Brando obviously think there is a need for one, so they have launched the USB Big Mouse.
The USB Big Mouse measures 175mm long by 10-5mm wide by 55mm tall, and it features some built in flashing LED lights, as you can see from the photos below it is rather large.
Although HP has stopped selling the HP TouchPad and other webOS devices, the company has just released a new webOS update, webOS 3.0.4 which brings a range of bug fixes and some new features to the HP TouchPad.
If you are the owner of a Sony Reader PRS-T1 device you might be interested to know that it’s possible to hack your device to be able to run Google’s Android applications.
The original Sony Reader PRS-T1 comes supplied with a heavily modified version of android straight from the box, but with a little tinkering it’s now possible to run android applications. Watch the video after the jump to see what needs to be done.
Some of our reader will remember the new Samsung Galaxy Player 4 and Samsung Galaxy Player 5 that were announced a while back, good news if you have been waiting to get your hands on one as they are now available in the US.
Both models come with Android Gingerbread, and 8GB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards, there is also front and rear facing cameras, with the ability to record HD video in 720p and both of them have a single core 1GHz processor.