Canon has announced a comprehensive firmware upgrade for its (almost) three year-old 18-megapixel EOS 7D DSLR camera. An impressive list of new features includes higher maximum RAW burst rate, in-camera editing, user-definable Auto ISO and support for the company’s GP-E2 GPS Receiver.An upgrade to firmware v2 for the EOS 7D will add the same memory management algorithms from the flagship EOS 1 series cameras to improve the camera’s continuous shooting capabilities. It will also extend…"Canon has announced an impressive firmware upgrade for its EOS 7D DSLR camera"
Autonomous vehicles and personal transportation pods featured quite heavily in our recent round-up of the Top Ten railways of the future, and the JPods concept from Bill James has both. At the center of the scheme is a driverless, on-demand electric four to six seat vehicle suspended beneath an overhead rail structure, which is topped with photovoltaic panels. A user would let the JPod know the desired location via a touchscreen interface and the vehicle’s…"The JPods concept centers around a four to six seat electric vehicle"
Google released a new version of Android, Android version 4.1 at the Google I/O 2012. The Android version 4.1 OS is called “Jelly Bean”.Android 4.1 Jelly Bean would start being rolling out from mid-July 2012. Along with the Jelly Bean, Google also launched “Project Butter”. Project Butter would make the touch experience on Jelly Bean super smooth. The total touch experience of Jelly Bean is very smooth. The main reason for this is that the…"The Android version 4.1 OS is called “Jelly Bean”."
It has been a busy week for Google, but alongside the unveiling of the Nexus 7 tablet, Nexus Q streaming media player and providing more details on Project Glass, the search giant still found time in its diary to release Chrome for iOS, bringing features such as Incognito and tab syncing across devices to owners of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running iOS 4.3 or later.Unfortunately, due to Apple’s restrictive policies on third-party apps,…"Google has released its Chrome web browser for iOS devices"
How can you possibly keep track of how much you’re “winning” if you don’t have something to keep score on? The simply named Portable Scoreboard is a scoreboard for the new generation of winning. Whatever your game is, the digital scorekeeper gives you a variety of ways of tallying up – everything from old fashioned push buttons to an open-source build that allows for external sensors and custom programming.As much as nice folks tell us…"The Portable Scoreboard can be used for all kinds of activities…even mini bike races"
Google kicked off its three day I/O event at the Moscone Center today with several announcements, the most significant of which may well be a 7-inch Android-based tablet named the Nexus 7. Built by Taiwanese hardware manufacturer Asus and offered at a price of just US$199 for the 8 GB storage model, the Nexus 7 is already available for pre-order for consumers based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.Details are still pouring in, but…"The Nexus 7 is built by Asus and ships with Android 4.1"
A new mineral, named panguite, has been discovered by Caltech researchers examining the Allende meteorite that broke up in the skies over northern Mexico on February 8, 1969. Panguite, an oxide of titanium, becomes the ninth new mineral to be discovered in the meteorite by the team since 2007. Panguite was discovered using an electron microscope, examining what is known as an ultra-refractory inclusion, a scientific term for the oldest, least volatile objects within meteorites.…"new mineral, named panguite, has been discovered by Caltech researchers"
iBall upgraded its Andi Series with the launch of two new Android smartphones Andi 3e and Andi 4d. Both these phones Andi 3e and Andi 4d are powered by Gingerbread Operating System. You can get Andi 3e and andi 4d at a cost around Rs.6,990 and Rs.9,490. Andi 3e and Andi 4d smartphones are going to join the already available dual sim phones Andi and Andi 2 in the market. Andi 3e features 3.2” Capacitive…"iBall upgraded its Andi Series with the launch of two new Android smartphones Andi 3e and Andi 4d"
Rumours are buzzing around that HTC will launch its 3 Windows phone 8 models namely HTC Zenith, HTC Accord and HTC Rio. Most probably these 3 smartphones are expected to launch in October. HTC Zenith being a top class model will have 4.7” 720p Super LCD 2 Display. It will have an 8MP Camera and HSPA+. HTC Zenith will sport a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor. HTC Accord is mid range phone which will a…"HTC will launch its 3 Windows phone 8 models namely HTC Zenith"
The new agreement puts some official ink on a working relationship that’s been in effect for more than 20 years. Bowler will get access to Land Rover components and technical support. In turn, it will recognize the help by designating its vehicles “Powered by Land Rover.” Besides the advertising, the partnership will allow Land Rover engineers to hone their skills and expertise on Bowler’s extreme off-roaders, bringing back insights to the Land Rover brand. The…"The EXR rally car pulls key components out of Land Rover’s garage"