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08 Apr

Ricoh GR III: Ricoh’s Compact APS-C Camera Finally Gets In-Body Stabilization And More

Like many, we enjoy the portability of compact cameras, but find it hard to live with the image quality you can squeeze out of 1-inch and smaller sensors.  Luckily, there have been a few compact offerings housing an APS-C sensor, allowing us to shoot images comparable to DSLR quality without the cumbersome size. It’s one of the reason why Ricoh’s GR line has grown to become a cult favorite and, this year, it’s getting a refresh in the form of the...

08 Apr

Ricoh’s Flagship Theta Z1 360-Degree Cam Steps It Up With Pro-Grade Features

We’re not too familiar with how well Ricoh’s Theta line of 360-degree cameras have been selling. Given how the company has expanded their roster since the original 2013 launch, we’re guessing they’ve been moving a decent number of units. That expansion continues in 2019 with the Ricoh Theta Z1. A new flagship model for the 360-degree camera line, the device is fitted with high-end consumer capabilities, pushing it a lot closer to professional-grade rigs than the typical cameras people use when capturing spherical content for...

08 Apr

Logitech G MX518 Revives the Much-Beloved Classic Gaming Mouse

It didn’t have the fancy features and overwrought design of many gaming mouse, but the MX518, which first came out in 2005, remains one of the most beloved gaming peripherals among PC gamers. Simply put, few peripherals have managed to achieve its perfect combo of ergonomics, performance, and price, which prompts longtime PC gamers to look back on it very fondly. And that’s the reason why it’s coming back in the form of the Logitech G MX518. That’s right, Logitech is resurrecting...

08 Apr

Sony’s Rugged RX0 II Action Cam Has A Tilting LCD For Easier Selfie Shots

If your last action cam bid its untimely farewell after succumbing to an accidental drop, an unfortunate crash, or falling in the water, it might be time to invest in one that can survive all of that. Something like the Sony RX0 II. The second generation of Sony’s rugged action cam, the device retains the same hardwearing qualities as its predecessor, allowing it to submerge in 33 feet of water, get crushed by 400 pounds of force, and drop down from heights...

08 Apr

Dyson Lightcycle: This Lamp Can Mimic Natural Daylight All Day Anywhere In The World

Do you ever wish you can work in the office with nothing but natural lighting? Probably not. Dyson, however, claims you should, as “our bodies can be influenced by daylight’s changing spectrum of color and brightness,” making it healthier in the long-term to work under natural light instead of the artificial ones we typically use. The Dyson Lightcycle mimics the way natural light functions, so you can enjoy daytime-style illumination even with all the curtains drawn. Available with either a desk stand or...

18 Feb

Huawei’s 5G equipment is a manageable risk, British intelligence claims

The cybersecurity risks of using Huawei’s equipment in 5G networks are manageable, according to an unpublished report from British intelligence. The Financial Times says two sources familiar with the contents of the report, authored by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), say it concludes that there are ways to mitigate security threats posed by Huawei’s equipment. The report comes as the US moves to officially ban the use of Huawei’s hardware in future 5G networks. America has already banned government use of...

18 Feb

OnePlus makes Google Duo its favored video-calling app

Citing the popularity and performance of Google Duo in India, OnePlus has announced it’ll be adding a deeper integration of Google’s video-calling app in its next Oxygen OS update. The entire portfolio of supported devices from OnePlus, spanning the OnePlus 6 and 6T, OnePlus 5 and 5T, and eventually the OnePlus 3 and 3T, when those phones get Android Pie, will benefit from being able to treat Duo as essentially the default video calling service. OnePlus is integrating Duo...