Category: Digital

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Apple MacBook Pro Updated with 8th-generation Intel Core Processors

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Apple today updated the MacBook Pro with faster performance and new pro features, making it the most advanced Mac notebook ever.The new MacBook Pro models feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model for up to 70 percent faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for up to two times faster performance. Additional updates include support for up to 32GB of memory, a True Tone display and an improved third-generation keyboard for quieter typing.

Apple today updated the MacBook Pro with faster performance and new pro features, making it the most advanced Mac notebook ever.The new MacBook Pro models feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model for up to 70 percent faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for…

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Detu MAX AI 360° VR Panoramic Camera

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The Detu MAX is a professional grade AI 360° virtual reality (VR) panoramic camera that is equipped with true 3D capabilities. The Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign kicks off on 13 June with a target of USD $20,000 to put the device into mass production. It has an MSRP of $3,599.

The Detu MAX is a professional grade AI 360° virtual reality (VR) panoramic camera that is equipped with true 3D capabilities. The Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign kicks off on 13 June with a target of USD $20,000 to put the device into mass production. It has an MSRP of $3,599.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Sony 5.76 Million Dot OLED EVF

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Sony have announced the development of a 5.76 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder. The catchily named ECX339A OLED Microdisplay features UXGA (1600 x 1200 resolution), the highest in class for a 0.5-type, the world's smallest pixel pitch of 6.3μm, and a high frame rate of up to 240 fps.

Sony have announced the development of a 5.76 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder. The catchily named ECX339A OLED Microdisplay features UXGA (1600 x 1200 resolution), the highest in class for a 0.5-type, the world's smallest pixel pitch of 6.3μm, and a high frame rate of up to 240 fps.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Synology DiskStation DS1618+

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The Synology DiskStation DS1618+, a 6-bay NAS featuring the Intel Atom C3538, is the  fastest Plus series NAS ever. For tech enthusiasts and small to medium sized businesses, DS1618+ is the perfect all-in-one solution for file serving, application hosting, data backup, and real-time collaboration.

The Synology DiskStation DS1618+, a 6-bay NAS featuring the Intel Atom C3538, is the  fastest Plus series NAS ever. For tech enthusiasts and small to medium sized businesses, DS1618+ is the perfect all-in-one solution for file serving, application hosting, data backup, and real-time collaboration.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Samsung PRO Endurance microSDHC/microSDXC Card

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Samsung have introduced the Samsung PRO Endurance microSDHC/microSDXC card, which offers industry-leading endurance and up to 43,800 hours of continuous video recording.

Samsung have introduced the Samsung PRO Endurance microSDHC/microSDXC card, which offers industry-leading endurance and up to 43,800 hours of continuous video recording.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Sony SL-E External Solid-State Drives

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Sony is expanding its External Solid-State Drive (SSD) range with a brand new top of the range SL-E series. This new model is a stylish, high-capacity external SSD that is small enough to put in your pocket but powerful enough for high-speed and safe data transfer.

Sony is expanding its External Solid-State Drive (SSD) range with a brand new top of the range SL-E series. This new model is a stylish, high-capacity external SSD that is small enough to put in your pocket but powerful enough for high-speed and safe data transfer.

Monday, April 9, 2018

OWC ThunderBlade Offers Transfer Speeds up to 2800MB/s Read and 2450MB/s Write

Mark Goldstein | Digital , Accessories
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The OWC ThunderBlade is the fastest external drive available, with almost unheard of transfer speeds up to 2800MB/s Read and 2450MB/s Write. It is now shipping in four capacities, from 1TB to 8TB.

The OWC ThunderBlade is the fastest external drive available, with almost unheard of transfer speeds up to 2800MB/s Read and 2450MB/s Write. It is now shipping in four capacities, from 1TB to 8TB.

​Western Digital Introduces Thunderbolt 3 SSD Solutions

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Western Digital  has introduced three new professional-grade ultra-fast solutions in its powerful G-Technology® G-DRIVE® and G-SPEED® Shuttle product families.

Western Digital  has introduced three new professional-grade ultra-fast solutions in its powerful G-Technology® G-DRIVE® and G-SPEED® Shuttle product families.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

£2000 Off the Hasselblad X1D-50c Mirrorless Medium-format Camera

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Hasselblad have knocked a whopping £2000 off the price of the Hasselblad X1D-50c mirrorless medium-format camera. The offer is apparently only valid for orders taken at The Photography Show in Birmingham, making it by far the biggest show discount, but a quick Google reveals that retailer Robert White are also currently offering the same price of £6,388 for online orders, so it may be that the new lower price will continue after the show closes today.

The Fujifilm GFX 50s retails for £5999 in the UK, so for the first time these medium format mirrorless cameras are priced in the same ball-park...

Hasselblad have knocked a whopping £2000 off the price of the Hasselblad X1D-50c mirrorless medium-format camera. The offer is apparently only valid for orders taken at The Photography Show in Birmingham, making it by far the biggest show discount, but a quick Google reveals that retailer Robert White are also…

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Wacom Intuos Pen Tablet (2018) for Creative Beginners and Enthusiasts

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Wacom has launched their new Intuos pen tablet to “Get Creative”. A new, significantly upgraded version of its Intuos pen tablet for creative beginners and enthusiasts, it is bundled with software for drawing, painting and image editing.

Wacom has launched their new Intuos pen tablet to “Get Creative”. A new, significantly upgraded version of its Intuos pen tablet for creative beginners and enthusiasts, it is bundled with software for drawing, painting and image editing.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC, the World's Fastest UHS-I microSD Card

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The new 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC card is the World's Fastest UHS-I microSD card. At 160MB/s*, the new card is more than 50 percent faster than current SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSD cards.

Western Digital is also demonstrating the future of flash memory card technology with Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe)-enabled cards, designed to deliver the performance required for the next wave of data and content-intensive applications.

The new 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC card is the World's Fastest UHS-I microSD card. At 160MB/s*, the new card is more than 50 percent faster than current SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSD cards.Western Digital is also demonstrating the future of flash memory card technology with Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe)-enabled cards…

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wacom Cintiq Pro 24-inch Pen Display

Mark Goldstein | Digital , Accessories
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The Wacom Cintiq Pro 24-inch pen display joins the previously introduced 13 and 16-inch models to form a comprehensive range of sizes for every need and workspace. The brilliant 4k display, 98% Adobe RGB color accuracy and a billion colors deliver a true-to-life visual experience. The Cintiq Pro 24 pen display models are available in the U.S., Japan and selected European countries as of March, with prices ranging from £1,899.99 to £2,399.99. The Pen & Touch version of Cintiq Pro 24 will be available in May 2018.

The Wacom Cintiq Pro 24-inch pen display joins the previously introduced 13 and 16-inch models to form a comprehensive range of sizes for every need and workspace. The brilliant 4k display, 98% Adobe RGB color accuracy and a billion colors deliver a true-to-life visual experience. The Cintiq Pro 24 pen…

Wacom Cintiq Pro Engine

Mark Goldstein | Digital , Accessories
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The Wacom Cintiq Pro Engine is a compact PC module that converts the Cintiq Pro into a powerful Windows 10 workstation. The modular Cintiq Pro Engine slots into the back of the Cintiq Pro 24, eliminating the space, cable clutter and compatibility issues that often result from  using external computers and laptops. There are two versions of Cintiq Pro Engine, i5 (£2,399.99) and Xeon (£3,419.99), available as of May 2018 in Japan, US and selected countries in Europe.

The Wacom Cintiq Pro Engine is a compact PC module that converts the Cintiq Pro into a powerful Windows 10 workstation. The modular Cintiq Pro Engine slots into the back of the Cintiq Pro 24, eliminating the space, cable clutter and compatibility issues that often result from using external computers…

Monday, February 19, 2018

Sony Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with Global Shutter Function

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Sony has developed a 1.46 effective megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor equipped with a Global Shutter function.

Sony has developed a 1.46 effective megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor equipped with a Global Shutter function.

Matterport Pro2 Lite 3D and VR​ Camera

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The Matterport Pro2 Lite camera is aimed at smaller companies and individuals looking to harness 3D and VR. At £2,195, the Pro2 Lite is Matterport’s most affordable camera to date, increasing the range of opportunities for those who want to capture spaces in True3D.

The Matterport Pro2 Lite camera is aimed at smaller companies and individuals looking to harness 3D and VR. At £2,195, the Pro2 Lite is Matterport’s most affordable camera to date, increasing the range of opportunities for those who want to capture spaces in True3D.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

OmiCam​ Wearable Camera Offers Image Stabilization and Virtual Reality

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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OmiCam is a wearable camera with unprecedented image stabilization technology, 15-hour battery life and complete VR compatibility for long-duration sports.

The OmiCam is available for purchase directly on the OmiCam website for $299 (USD).

OmiCam is a wearable camera with unprecedented image stabilization technology, 15-hour battery life and complete VR compatibility for long-duration sports. The OmiCam is available for purchase directly on the OmiCam website for $299 (USD).

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Panasonic Announces 8K High-Resolution, High-Performance Global Shutter

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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Panasonic has announced the world's first 8K high-resolution global shutter technology. This can capture 36 megapixel images at 60fps using a CMOS image sensor with an organic photoconductive film (OPF). Utilizing the global shutter function that enables simultaneous image capture by all pixels, Panasonic expect to be able to capture moving objects instantaneously without distortion. Will we see this sensor used in the successor to the GH5/GH5s cameras?

Panasonic has announced the world's first 8K high-resolution global shutter technology. This can capture 36 megapixel images at 60fps using a CMOS image sensor with an organic photoconductive film (OPF). Utilizing the global shutter function that enables simultaneous image capture by all pixels, Panasonic expect to be able to capture…

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Samsung 860 PRO and 860 EVO Solid State Drives

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The new Samsung 860 PRO and 860 EVO Solid State Drives achieve industry-leading performance for SATA SSDs, offering enhancements in speed, reliability, compatibility and capacity. As file sizes continue to increase with high-resolution photos and 4K videos, the need for faster data transfers and sustainable high performance over a longer period of time has become paramount for users. To address this need, Samsung’s 860 PRO and 860 EVO support up to 560 MB/s read and 530 MB/s write speeds.

The new Samsung 860 PRO and 860 EVO Solid State Drives achieve industry-leading performance for SATA SSDs, offering enhancements in speed, reliability, compatibility and capacity. As file sizes continue to increase with high-resolution photos and 4K videos, the need for faster data transfers and sustainable high performance over a longer…

Thursday, January 18, 2018

G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle with Thunderbolt 3 and ev Series Bay Adapters

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttles are now available with Thunderbolt 3 and ev Series Bay Adapters. The new solutions are designed to meet the demands of professional content creators who need lightning-fast transfer speed and high-capacity storage solution that can easily be moved from the studio to wherever your project takes you, and back.

G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttles are now available with Thunderbolt 3 and ev Series Bay Adapters. The new solutions are designed to meet the demands of professional content creators who need lightning-fast transfer speed and high-capacity storage solution that can easily be moved from the studio to wherever your project takes you…

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hasselblad H6D-400C MS, a 400 Megapixel Multi-Shot Camera!

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The Hasselblad H6D-400C MS is a new 400 megapixel multi-shot camera. With an effective resolution of 400MP (23200 x 17400 pixels) via 6 shot image capture, or 100MP resolution in either 4 shot Multi-Shot capture or single shot mode, the Multi-Shot capture requires the sensor and its mount to be moved at a high-precision of 1 or ½ a pixel at a time via a piezo unit. To capture Multi-Shot images the camera must be tethered to a PC or MAC. The H6D-400c MS will begin shipping March 2018 with a MSRP of € 39,999 / $ 47,995 / £ 36,250 excl. VAT. Pre-orders start on January 16th.

The Hasselblad H6D-400C MS is a new 400 megapixel multi-shot camera. With an effective resolution of 400MP (23200 x 17400 pixels) via 6 shot image capture, or 100MP resolution in either 4 shot Multi-Shot capture or single shot mode, the Multi-Shot capture requires the sensor and its mount to be…