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Mazda's little big car
August 30, 2014
Small doesn't necessarily mean being thin on style, equipment and ability, as the all-new Mazda2 amply demonstrates, observes Dave Moore . -------------------- 2015 MAZDA2 Drivetrain: Transverse front-mounted front wheel drive 1496cc direct injected 16 valve DOHC four. Six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Outputs: Max 81kW at 6000rpm, 141Nm at 4000rpm, 4.9-5.2L/100km, 114-121g/km CO2. Performance: Maximum speed (with limiter) 188kmh (manual), 184kmh (automatic). Estimated zero-100kmh 10.2 seconds.

Vortex VR Launches Mobile VR Solution at PAX Prime 2014; Vortex VR is joined by industry icons 3D Systems, LG Electronics MobileComm USA, & VR pioneers GameFace Labs, to bring to market the world's first consumer Mobile VR solution.; Please visit Vortex at Booth 7413 on the 6th Floor
August 29, 2014
Vortex VR, Inc., an emergent leader in virtual reality technology, today announced the launch of VRTX I, a lightweight VR Mobile phone case and Head Mounted Display (HMD) device with a 100? field of view, tailor-made for the new LG G3 Quad HD smartphone. The company developed the technology in partnership with GameFace Labs and 3D Systems, which 3D-printed the headsets using its Selective Laser Sintering process. VRTX I - LG G3-VR Adapter (Photo: Business Wire)

Nikon D810
August 29, 2014
The Nikon D810 ($3,299.95, body only) is a full-frame camera with a high-resolution 36-megapixel image sensor, a tank-like build quality, and loads of features that will satisfy pro photographers and serious amateurs alike. Theimage sensor omits a low-pass filter, which maximizes detail, puttingit in the same class as medium format digital bodies for making large prints, and the 51-point autofocus system locks onto subjects with ease. Its 5fps burst rate is on the slow side for sports and action, but more than adequate for events and reportage. The D810 isn't a revolutionary upgrade to the D800, but it offers a number of improvements and enhancements, making it our Editors' Choice professional D-SLR.

-LG READYING SNEAK PEEK OF NEW G WATCH R AT IFA 2014
August 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014 Release date- 28082014 - SEOUL - Following the June release of one of the first-to-market wearable device powered by Android Wear, LG Electronics (LG) is quickly expanding its wearable product offerings with the unveiling a new Android Wear device - the LG G Watch R at IFA 2014 in Berlin next week.

Intersil unveils ISL98611 display power and LED driver for smartphones
August 27, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Intersil Corporation, a provider of power management solutions, has announced the ISL98611 display power and LED driver for smartphones.

Videocon launches 4K UHD LED Smart TVs, start Rs. 91,000
August 27, 2014
India, Aug. 27 -- Videocon today unveiled a new range of 4K Ultra High Definition LED Smart TVs. The company hopes its new smart TV range will help boost market share in the Flat Panel Display (FPD) segment to 20% from the current 16%. Videocon's new range of smart TVs start at Rs. 91,000.

Media 360 Degree builds large presence for 'Bigg Boss Season 2'
August 26, 2014
Reality TV shows are all about generating widespread audience participation. The outdoor is a powerful medium for such shows to draw in high level viewership and participation. True to this, Kannada TV channel Suvarna TV took the outdoor route in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka to generate widespread viewer interest in its big-ticket show 'Bigg Boss Season 2', anchored by popular Kannada film star Sudeep. The channel vested the outdoor duties with leading Bangalore-based OOH firm Media 360 Degree Services India.

Making Virtual a Reality
August 25, 2014
Minutes after Facebook announced plans to buy virtual reality firm Oculus VR in March, the jokes began popping up on Twitter. "Just checking my Facebook news feed!" the messages read, accompanied by photos of people in unwieldy, Facebook-branded Oculus Rift headsets. It was amusing because the people in the photos looked ridiculous sporting the bulky Rift, but the jokes highlight a persistent problem: The equipment needed to make VR a reality is not as cool as the technology behind it. In a video titled "The Faces of Morpheus," Sony recorded attendees at this year's E3 trying out its new Project Morpheus virtual reality headset. And although those who experimented with it seemed impressed, they still looked like goobers stabbing the air with Play controllers, trying to fight off virtual sharks. Facebook doesn't seem too concerned with the VR cool factor, and it is making a $2 billion bet that it is actually the next big thing in technology. But can manufacturers find that sweet spot between amazing technology and stunning equipment to match? And can your stomach handle the ride? Oculus, Sony, and even Google are hoping the answer is yes.

New LG G Watch could be unveiled at IFA 2014
August 18, 2014
India, Aug. 18 -- LG, which recently launched the LG G watch, is gearing up to launch the next iteration of the device. The LG G Watch 2 could be unveiled next month in September at IFA 2014 and will come with an OLED display.

Samsung sends invite for Sep 3 event, Note 4 expected
August 05, 2014
India, Aug. 5 -- We've been hearing rumours that Samsung will be launching the next gen Note smartphone - dubbed as the Note 4 - on September 3. Well, various media reports reveal Samsung has already started sending invitations for an 'Unpacked' event on September 3 ahead of the IFA 2014 conference in Berlin.


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