Mobile Cloth is a Magical Fingerprint Remover for Phones, Tablets and Lenses

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Every year at CES I am overwhelmed with the sheer volume of mobile accessories. I am still completely amazed that so many iPhone case manufacturers can be in business at one time. It’s nuts!

As a result, I generally shy away from run-of-the-mill phone and tablet accessories. I just don’t care. But this is another story. [Read more...]

Canon’s Vixia Mini X is a Compact Camcorder with Clean HDMI-Output

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Canon has been trying its hand at some cameras and features lately that are a bit out of left field. The PowerShot N and G1 X cameras come to mind. In the same vein of “different” comes the Canon Vixia Mini X, which debuted at CES 2014 last month. Just looking at the camera, you are left scratching your head about who its intended users are and how it should/could be used. [Read more...]

Olloclip Offers Multiple Lens Options for iPhones

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Olloclip is a slide-on lens system for the iPhone. There are several options available – with each setup offering multiple lens options in a single unit. There are fisheye, macro, telephoto and polarizer options available. For example, the 4-in-1 for the iPhone 5/5s features a fisheye & wide angle lens on one side and a 10x and 15x macro lens on the other. [Read more...]

Samsung NX30, 16-50mm f/2-2.8 & New Speedlight Hands-On

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Samsung launched the new NX30 flagship model, alongside its first premium ‘S’ lens, a 16-50mm f/2-2.8 zoom, at CES 2014. The Samsung NX30 remains a 20.3MP APS-C camera (also found in the NX300) with the familiar mirrorless design. The camera boasts some powerful photo-centric features often found in only more advanced (and more expensive) cameras, such as a max 1/8000 shutter speed and a 9fps still image frame rate. Additionally, the NX30 captures 1080/60p HD video, which we are beginning to see from more and more manufacturers. [Read more...]