Eight seconds. That's how long a cowboy needs to stay on a bucking bronco to qualify for a rodeo score. For photographers, that's barely enough time to take just a few blurry, often unusable pictures. "In the past, these images would have been made by pre-focusing and praying for the best," said...
POSTED 22 Aug, 2018 0 Comments
Sony is turning its focus to 4K high-definition video recording in its new Xperia XZ2 smartphone to differentiate itself from rivals that have caught up in camera technology. Unwrapped at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress on Monday, the XZ2 features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and ...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2018 1 Comment
Sony's 2017 Xperia line-up is an Android triple treat spanning the mid-range XA1 to a large-screen XA1 Ultra version and the top-shelf XZ Premium. Unveilled overnight at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress expo, we're yet to hear when these will land in Australia and what sort of sticker they'll c...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2017 0 Comments
Sony's new Xperia XZ – on sale this month at $999 – sees the previous X and Z models merged into a new flagship for the Xperia line of Android-powered smartphones. As such, the spec sheet reads like a track listing from the Sony's Greatest Xperia Hits double CD – albeit with a ...
POSTED 12 Oct, 2016 1 Comment
Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, the Z5, is here and we’ve put it through its paces. Not only is it a powerful performer, it packs in a bunch of features that we’ve found indispensable while travelling. The Sony Xperia Z5 continues where Sony left off with the Z3. The focus r...
POSTED 22 Jan, 2016 5 Comments
Whether you call it an ultraportable, an ultrabook, a thin and light notebook or an ultraportable laptop, your priorities are likely to be the same. You'll want maximum computing power in the smallest possible package that still lets you work without feeling cramped. Most business travellers ag...
POSTED 11 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
For business travellers who want a slim and light laptop with desktop-grade power and features, Sony's Vaio Z could be the dream machine. With a chassis manufactured from carbon fibre rather than plastic or metal, this sleek 13.3" notebook weighs in at only 1.16 kg. It's only 16.7mm th...
POSTED 10 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
Google is entering the ebook fray with the overnight debut of its new Google eBooks service giving business travellers and frequent flyers an ever greater choice of reading material for the plane, the lounge or anywhere else.But there’s one catch: Google’s eBooks are on sale only to i...
POSTED 7 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Borders’ new Kobo WiFi ereader raises the stakes against Amazon’s Kindle and the Sony Reader as ebook readers becoming increasingly popular with business travellers and frequent flyers. Selling for the same $179 as the original Kobo, the Kobo WiFi boasts four key improvements over th...
POSTED 6 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
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