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Sony simplifies DSLR snapping

Sony has launched three “easy-to-use” Alpha digital SLRs, including what it claimed is the world’s lightest DSLR with an integrated Advanced Photo System Type C image sensor and image stabilisation. Sony_A380 Sony's a380: the trio's 14.2Mp flagship model Leading the threesome is the a380, which sports a 14.2Mp sensor and a …
James Sherwood, 18 May 2009

Sony waves in HD-shooting high-end Cyber-shot

Sony has launched its latest Cyber-shot bridge camera - the DSC-HX1, its first compact able to shoot HD video at 30f/s. Sony_HX1_01 Sony's Cyber-shot HX1: flagship bridge Aside from capturing 1080p videos, the 9.1Mp HX1 camera also packs in a CMOS sensor and “G lens” that Sony said were originally developed for its Alpha …
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Norwegians spill Opera 10 alpha

Some Norwegians are offering you an alpha version of Opera 10, a new desktop web browser due for official release around the middle of next year. "With this alpha release," Opera Software director of consumer product management Jan Standal told The Reg, "the focus is on improving support for web standards and improving …
Cade Metz, 6 Dec 2008

Flagship Sony Alpha blown in

Sony’s latest Digital SLR isn’t just the flagship model in its Alpha range, it’s also claimed to be the world’s first 24.6-megapixel camera with a full-frame CMOS sensor. Sony_DSLR_A900_front Sony's Alpha 900: boasts 24.6 megapixels The Japanese electronics giant stated that Alpha 900’s CMOS sensor is equivalent to a 35mm …

Sony's Alpha 300 DSLR lands in UK

Sony’s Alpha 300 digital SLR (DSLR) camera has finally gone on sale in the UK, approximately three months after details of the device first emerged online. Sony_Alpha_300 Sony's Alpha 300: only available through Jessops The electronics giant has signed an exclusive deal with UK high-street camera chain Jessops, which put …
James Sherwood, 15 May 2008
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IBM offers 4,000 frequent flyer miles per core to abandon HP

Oh, baby. IBM is hitting its "move off HP and Sun" program harder than Amy Winehouse hits a crack pipe. During a launch event today for new Power servers, IBM reminded customers and press again and again and again about its pay-to-port effort. IBM will hand customers up to $4,000 per core if they shift from a rival box to one …
Ashlee Vance, 8 Apr 2008

Sony shows off new shooters

Sony has taken the wraps off a trio of new snappers, two DSLRs extend Sony's Alpha range: the 10.2 megapixel 300 and the 14.2 megapixel 350, plus the Cyber-shot DSC-H10 - an 8-megapixel high-zoom compact. Both sport a 2.7in tilting LCD screen; anti-shake technology; nine-point autofocus; internal anti-dust mechanism; spot, …
Scott Snowden, 1 Feb 2008

Sony beefs up bottom-end Alpha DSLR

Sony has taken the wraps off the successor to its Alpha 100 (a100) digital SLR camera, predictably dubbed the Alpha 200 (a200). Sony_Alpha_200_front Sony's Alpha 200: an 18-70mm lens is included At first sight, the a200 doesn’t represent a massive improvement over the a100, which launched back in 2006. The a200 has the …
James Sherwood, 14 Jan 2008

Sony expands CompactFlash range

Sony has revealed the technical specs of its latest CompactFlash card. The 300x card will be available in a range of storage capacities, has a top data write speed of 45MBps and is targeted at digital SLR camera users. Sony_300x_Compactflash Sony's 300x CF: storage for SLRs As far as existing CompactFlash card capacities …
James Sherwood, 20 Sep 2007

Sony adds HDMI port to Alpha snapper

With the increasing proliferation of HDMI-enabled devices, we knew it wouldn't be long before HDMI ports begin appearing on digital SLR cameras: Sony's 12.2-megapixel Alpha 700 features an HDMI jack for instant connection to a telly. Sony_Alpha_700_front Sony's Alpha 700: HDMI equipped The 700, which expands Sony's Alpha …

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