If you have ever used your mobile phone to take pics no matter the brand we have all wished the image quality was better. I know I am waiting for the day when my camera phone will take pics as good as a point and shoot will. A company called Pelican thinks it has found the way to leverage the processing power of smartphones to deliver much better image quality.
Zoom on a camera is like download speed for your internet connection, you can always use more. I want to be able to zoom in on my kid from the back of the auditorium and get good image quality. Nikon has a new point and shoot that will let you zoom in from a long way away from your subject called the P500.
Continued digging through the latest iOS SDK has thrown up some more potential details about the iPad 2's expected dual cameras, and it's bad news if you wanted to use your Apple slate as an unwieldy replacement for your point-and-shoot. According to 9 to 5 Mac's discovery, the iPad 2's rear camera is listed at a mere 1-megapixel resolution, something that prompts them to suggest it's actually the same unit as on the fourth-gen iPod touch.
Two new Iomega media streamers have shown up for a CES 2011 debut, though the company isn't talking about them quite yet. The Iomega ScreenPlay DX HD Media Player and Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD Media Player each pack network connectivity, HDMI and multiple USB 2.0 ports, as well as a QWERTY-equipped remote control.
Iomega has launched its new Personal Cloud Technology system, complete with online access and of content stored on the company's network-connected 2011 external drive range. It's kicking off with the Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition, a pair of drives - one 1TB, one 2TB - which support gigabit ethernet and the contents of which can be quickly shared via the online interface.
Got strong hands, a hatred of low-resolution images and $31,995 burning a hole in your pocket? Leaf would love to help, with PhotographyBlog reporting that the company's 80-megapixel Aptus-II 12 digital camera back is now shipping. Announced back in September [PDF link], the Aptus-II 12 has a 53.7 x 40.3 mm sensor capable of 80-800 ISO range and 1.5 fps.
We're spoiled for choice when it comes to external hard drives, and given a large number of people base their decision primarily on price-per-gigabyte, a manufacturer has to offer something compelling if they want to stand out from the crowd. Iomega's latest eGo drive offers both 1TB and USB 3.0, complete with a semi-ruggedized chassis. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.
Iomega has launched a range of new USB 3.0 portable SSD drives, promising high performance and rugged resilience, though you'll need reasonably deep pockets to afford them. Three models in the (rather boringly named) Iomega External SSD Flash Drive USB 3.0 series will be available: 64GB for $229, 128GB for $399, and 256GB for $749.