Gitzo has been some of the best Europe photography equipment makers. Originated from French, now owned by Italian-made Manfrotto, but both are presently in the hands of a British international media Group. So how would you like to have Europe finest photography equipment with colorful history from a British, French and an Italian?
You would think that if someone was going to put out the money for a system like this, it would be a bit more practical than this particular system is. However this thing is loaded with all HD and SD goodness that you could possibly want from top to bottom.
The terrorists are at it again threatening to manually (a.k.a. things that go boom in the night) disrupt cellular service if all 4 cellular providers in Afghanistan don’t start shutting down their networks at night. Their reasoning? They believe that occupying forces are using the networks to track members of the Taliban.
Chances are they are right; it’s quite easy to track people by their cell phones thanks to the large numbers of towers that are required for even remotely decent coverage triangulation is quite easy. Cell phones not only transmit to these towers when they are in use, but all the time, for some phones, even when they are turned off.
SIM card readers aren’t that new, however, SIM card readers that can also get the deleted data off of the SIM are. Basically you’ll be able to read deleted texts, numbers, contacts, all sorts of stuff as long as it hasn’t been written over by a new file.
We did a story not to long ago about VIA’s NanoBook which looked unmistakable from this notebook. Except VIA’s model didn’t have a phone built in, it was more of a clock/alarm/thermometer type of thing, other than that and the name just above the keyboard, I can’t tell the difference.
The Sony’s VAIO® Graphic Splash Expression Collection notebooks remind me of having a set of Photoshop brush and layering tools at your fingertip. It allows you to express your creativity by mixing and matching colors, patterns and keyboard fonts for your personal design.
Sony Electronics has announced two new Blu-Ray players that will be capable of accessing advanced interactive features such as BonusView and BD-Live, and advanced 7.1 channels HD audio decoding. The BDP-S350 ships this summer for about $400 and the BDP-S550 will be available this autumn for about $500.
They have Bluetooth, noise cancellation, a healthy-sized screen, and a 33 hour battery life at the bottom, 36 at the top. For video you get the 320x240 LCD display that can play video at up to 30 frames per second for up to 10 hours, or at the least 9.5 hours.
Sony has finally created a site where they’ll be releasing widgets for the Mylo personal communicator. They started with 5 on the site for now, and they’ll be adding more, but the exciting part is that if you are feeling generous you can create your own and post them on the site too.