Category: Gadgets

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Lytro : Focus the Picture After you have Taken it

Today I am talking about a camera that could change the way we take pictures. You can actually change what the camera is focusing on and the angle that the picture was taken from after you have taken the photo. This is done with a number of micro cameras all...

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Will e-books replace traditional books?

Over the past few years, e-books have become incredibly popular as more sophisticated devices are constantly developed, and a wider selection of books is available online. Perhaps the most widely known e-reader is the Amazon Kindle, introduced by Amazon in 2007. The Kindle has been a huge success, with more...

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Super Hi-Vision 8K TV standard approved by UN agency

So just as everyone has finally gotten everything upgraded to HD, the new kid appears on the block. Today, the new format which has been called Super Hi-Vision was approved by the UN’s communication standards setting agency. This format is 8k, which has a resolution of 7,680 by 4,320 pixels,...

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Samsung Galaxy SII and Apple iPhone 4 banned in South Korea

A plague, on both their houses. Today, a Seoul court has banned sales of several products from long time patent rivals Apple and Samsung. The court ruled that fruit-themed tech giant Apple had infringed 2 of Samsung’s patents, whilst Samsung had infringed one of Apple’s. This lead to the banning...

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Hewlett-Packard makes $8.8bn loss

Hewlett-Packard Corp has reported an $8.8bn (£5.54bn) loss for the third quarter of 2012, after writing down numerous assets and acquisitions. In an earnings release, Meg Whitman, HP President and CEO, stated that “HP is still in the early stages of a multi-year turnaround, and we’re making decent progress despite...

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Barnes & Noble bring Nook e-reader to the UK

Barnes & Noble have today announced plans to expand their Nook e-reader service to the UK, marking their first venture outside of the United States. The company will be launching their ‘Nook Simple Touch’ and ‘Simple Touch with glow light’ e-readers in the UK before the holiday season. Retailers of...