Sony Cyber-shot TX55 and WX30

Sony Cyber-shot TX55

Sony Cyber-shot TX55

Sony has announced a pair of new Cyber-shot models – the TX55 and WX30.

The Sony Cyber-shot TX55 is an ultra-thin 16.2MP camera with a 3.3-inch OLED touch screen display.  The TX55 uses Memory Stick Micro or Micro SD cards for storage.  It offers a 5x optical zoom and a max sensitivity of ISO 3200.  Additionally, the TX55 captures 1920 x 1080 AVCHD video.

The Sony TX55 should be available in September at an initial retail price of $350.  You can find it here on Amazon.com.

Sony Cyber-shot WX30

Sony Cyber-shot WX30

The Sony Cyber-shot WX30 is more of a standard-sized point and shoot model with otherwise similar specifications.  The WX30 also sports a 16.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor, a 5x optical zoom and a max sensitivity of ISO 3200.  As with the TX55, the WX30 captures 1080i AVCHD video.

No word yet on US availability for the WX30; however, Sony Europe notes that the WX30 will be available there in September as well.

More details and product shots for these two new cameras below. [Read more...]

The Case for Adobe OS

Adobe OS

For the past couple of years, I’ve been known to rant to my friends and creative professionals with whom I work closely about OS choices – or the lack thereof.  This is particularly the case when I encounter some kind of Mac or Windows anti-solution.

In the whole wide world that we live in, there are only two operating systems on which most creative professionals can accomplish their work. It’s about high-time for a third, real choice.  Isn’t it? [Read more...]