Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Camera Announced | Review | Features

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40


CES 2014 is the platform for the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS40 to shine, where this particular compact camera will boast of 30x Ultra Zoom capability alongside Wi-Fi and NFC capability, not to mention GPS navigation. Not only that, it comes with a fully flexible manual shooting mode and 60p Full HD video recording capability to boot.

This super slim digital compact camera will feature a LVF (Live View Finder) that boasts of a powerful 30x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 24-720mm) and it will also boast of functions that will help you enjoy a more advanced level of photography including a Control Ring, RAW compatibility and Focus Peaking.

Panasonic has also successfully integrated a 24mm ultra wide-angle 30x zoom lens into a slim, flat body and the advanced HYBRID O.I.S.+ (Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer Plus) that should do its job in eliminating the shaky hands effect whenever you shoot a photo or capture a video.

Source: Press Release

Alcatel announced OneTouch IDOL X+ Smartphone | Features | Specs


Alcatel OneTouch IDOL X+ Smartphone


CES-2014 : At CES introduced the OneTouch POP C9 smartphone, there is also the Alcatel OneTouch IDOL X+ that has been touted to deliver life-like content, where it will perfectly match its design with performance. Just what kind of hardware specifications will the Alcatel OneTouch IDOL X+ come with?

Well, one will be able to find the octa-core processor underneath the hood alongside a 5″ Full HD display at 441ppi pixel resolution, accompanied by a 13.1-megapixel shooter at the back that does Full HD video recording as well, all crammed into a svelte chassis that measures a mere 7.9 millimeters thin.

Specially constructed to deliver content to the masses, the Alcatel OneTouch IDOL X+ offers vibrant color to pictures and video. It has been finely-tuned to unleash the full power of the octa-core processor, and also boasts of better battery efficiency which will reduce power consumption by up to 18 percent when compared to a Quad Core chip when decoding full HD 1080p video. Other smart performance tweaks have also been thrown into the mix to make it a viable option for those who want a decent smartphone without breaking the bank.

Source: Press Release

Acer Iconia W4 | Window 8 Tablet | Specs | Price


Acer Iconia W4

Few months ago we covered Acer Iconia W3 tablet that runs on Windows 8, and today we have another 8-inch tablet from Acer.

Acer Iconia W4 is a successor to Iconia W3, and it comes with 8-inch IPS display that delivers better color reproduction and better viewing angles. According to Acer, this tablet uses "Zero Air Gap technology" meaning that there's no air between the LCD and the panel so we should get improved readability and reduced reflection.

Acer Iconia W4 got a hardware boost as well, and it comes with Intel's 4th-generation Atom 1.8GHz processor, 5-megapixel main camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls. Regarding the storage, there will be two models available: 32GB and 64GB, but there's also a microSD card slot for further expansion.

Acer Iconia W4 sounds promising, and as for the price, 32GB model is priced at $329.99 while the 64GB model costs $379.99.

Acer Chromebook C720-2848 | Review | Price


Acer Chromebook


Chromebooks are affordable devices, and if you’re looking for a Chromebook that won’t be too harsh on your budget, you might want to check out recently announced Chromebook that comes from Acer.

Acer Chromebook C720-2848 is a 11.6-inch device and it uses 1366 x 768 display resolution, it's powered by Intel Celeron processor based on Haswell micro architecture. Additional specs include 2GB of DRAM, 16GB SSD and 100GB of free Google Drive online storage for first two years. We should also mention that this device comes with webcam, 802.11 a / b / g / n Wi-Fi, HDMI, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 port.

Acer Chromebook C720-2848 can last about 8.5 hours on a single charge, and it weighs only 1.25kg or 2.75lbs so you can carry it with you at all times. Regarding the software, this laptop runs on Chrome OS.

Acer Chromebook C720-2848 offers decent hardware specs, and as for the price, this laptop is priced at $ 200.

Edifier Launched E25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth Speakers | Price


Edifier Launched E25 Luna Eclipse

New set of Bluetooth speakers has been launched in the market by Edifer brand, which could be your choice. The e25 Luna Eclipse is the company speakers which has unique designed and is currently available at $199 on pre-order.

The e25 Luna Eclipse comes with a Bluetooth connectivity feature, which let you to connect with any bluetooth enabled device. Speakers each channel will output 74 watts power, means that it is good enough for a small rooms.

The Luna Eclipse speakers also comes with a touch sensitive panel, which allows you to switch tracks and volume adjustment, and also a remote for convenience.

The speakers will come in two black and white colors and will release on the November 25th.

Unofficial Android 4.4 released for Galaxy S3 I747 and S3 T999


Unofficial Android 4.4

Google roll out the official update images for other supported Nexus devices, but till now only one device running official Android 4.4 KitKat build is the Nexus 5.

Many custom ROMs of Android 4.4 KitKat have already released unofficially, and now latest unofficial CM 11 build for Samsung Galaxy S3 I747 AT&T variant and Galaxy S3 T999 T-Mobile variants.

This beta custom ROM might have a few bugs, while its most features are working, but keyboard hangouts when emoticons using and front facing camera app is broken in this build according to developers.

It goes out saying this particular custom ROM will void warranty, you are responsible for all things what you are going to do. Installation process and download links for unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 build for Galaxy S3 I747 and Galaxy S3 T999 are here.