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Lenovo Phab 2 Plus-It’s BIG-Innovative 13 MP dual cam and powerful

The Phab line of devices is well-known for its huge displays,but the Phab 2 Plus even now
stunned us with its dimension.It is 173.9 mm long, 88.3 mm wide and a slightly bulky 9.6 mm
thicker,a far cry from the more sleek 7.5 mm think Mi Max from Xiaomi,which is probably to be
its most phablet competitor.And at 218 grammes, it is also one of the bulkier phones that
we have seen in recent periods.Lenovo Phab 2 PLus

That said,Lenovo has included some very neat design flourishes to it.The
black bordered 6.4 inch display does provide the illusion of a bezelless display, and below it are 3 touch
buttons for menu, home and back. The sides and backside are metal,and the back curves
out softly to give the smartphone less of a boxy look, although
the sides are dead straight.On the right are the volume rocker and the power-display
button, both of which we think are a bit on the higher side,considering the size of the
phone, while on the left are the dual SIM card slots, one
of which is a hybrid. The base houses the micro USB port and speaker grilles.Possibly the most exceptional feature
of the device is the dual 13.0-megapixel cameras on the back, which will allow you to add
better depth of field as well as AR features.The camera unit is of a jet black colour and
protrudes slightly, which might not be to everyone’s elegant,and just below it is a spherical
fingerprint scanner. All in all,it really does not look bad and the metal and glass build have a
very solid feel to them,but hey, this is a huge phone,no getting away
from it.

In terms of hardware, the Phab 2 Plus is a mixture of the good and the middling.The 6.4
inch display is a full HD one and driving the device is an MediaTek MT8783 Octa core processor accompanied by 3
GB of raM and 32GB of storage, which is expandable using a memory
card, provided you are prepared to compromise one of the two SIM slots.The device has
dual 13 megapixel digital cameras at the rear, making it one of the most affordable dual camera
phones in the marketplace and a front facing 8.0-megapixel selfie shooter.In terms of
connectivity, it arrives with 4G, dual SIM support, GPS,Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.There is
support for Dolby Atmos in the sound department and operating on top of all of this is android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Battery life is superb – you can see out close to two days on a one charge with careful
handling, thanks to the large 4050 mAh battery.Lenovo Phab 2 PLus-

The trouble for it is that it goes up against potentially the most formidable large display
phone-tab blend we have seen for a while – the Xiaomi Mi Max, whose 3 GB raM and
32 GB storage space also comes at exactly the same price,
and is powered by a far better Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor and also has a much
larger 4850 mah battery. Yes,the Phab 2 Plus really does have a
more revolutionary camera set up and we believe much better sound, but it has its task cut
out winning the massive screen fight.

Screen-
6.4″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) wide-view IPS display
2.5D curved glass
Design-
88.3 mm x 173.89 mm / 3.48″ x 6.85″ aluminum alloy unibody
Weight: 218 g / .48 lbs
Fingerprint scanner (rear side)
Camera: Rear
13 MP dual rear cameras
Professional-grade Milbeaut® image processing, F2.0 aperture
1.34 μm Big Pixel, laser focus with PDAF light supplement
Camera: Front
8 MP fixed focus
F2.2 aperture
1.4 μm Big Pixel light supplement
75-degree wide angle
Processor-
MediaTek (MTK 8783) octa-core processor
SIM: Dual slots
2 Nano SIM or nano SIM & TF card
Battery-
4050 mAh Li-ion, embedded
Standby- up to 17 days
Talk-time- up to 23 hours
Memory-
32 GB ROM
3 GB RAM
Expandable memory up to 128 GB, microSD card
Audio
Triple array mics with active noise-cancellation
Dolby Atmos® / Dolby Audio Capture 5.1
3.5 mm audio jack
Operating System-
Android 6.0, Marshmallow
Connectivity
Speed: 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
WLAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth® 4.0
Colors-
Champagne Gold
Gunmetal Grey

Dell XPS 13 Rose Gold Ultrabook-beautiful,extra battery life,fantastic CPU…

Dell XPS 13 ultrabook-High quality.Elegant.Lightweight.It’s Dell’s most recent incarnation of the much-loved XPS
series, and they have handled to create it even more attractive.
This 13-inch Ultrabook isn’t quite as slight as the competition,with a optimum width
of 15mm, making it a tiny bit tubbier than the competition on the rear edge.However,this new Infinity Edge display is generally borderless, making the screen look much larger
than it really is.There’s a tiny 2mm or so area of black around the viewable display,but we really like the almost edge-less look.
This model came with the amazingly crisp 3200 x 1800 resolution display,
and it has been built using IGZO IPS technology,giving great brightness, colour clarity and viewing angles.
Thanks to the slightly wealthier proportions,Dell has been able to deck out this Ultrabook with more than a single
USB 3.0 Type-C connection.On the right is a USB 3.0 Type-A input,along with an
SD card reader. The left side gives you another identical USB connection, along
with a USD 3.0 Type-C-Thunderbolt 3 connection. There’s a power adaptor as
well, but it can evidently be charged over USB 3.0 as well.Lastly,we have a
headphone jack port for all those moments when you want top quality sound.dellXPSRoseGold

If the exterior has fascinated, just wait until you discover what Dell has packed inside.This review model came with the brand new 7th generation Intel Core i7-7500 CPU.This twin-core CPU provides Hyper Threading and a top speed of 3.5GHz,yet
only needs a top TDP of a mere 25W, thanks to its use of Intel’s fresh Kaby Lake architecture.
This system additionally came with 8GB of DDR4 memory,along with a single 256GB SSD.Clearly,it’s a PCIe SSD packing
the latest NVMe technology, but workable space is limited to 225GB once you’ve installed Windows.Fortunately,the Killer
1535 802.11ac Wi-Fi will assist you synch to the cloud fast, but many of us wish it had a 3×3 antenna configuration rather of the 2×2 included in this model.

This mixture of components powered this ultrabook to an outstanding 3085 in this PCMark 8 Home accelerated
tests,a reliable 20% improvement over our favorite Razer Blade Stealth.On the other hand, the Dell XPS 13 is a significant $500 orso more expensive, so that 20% extra performance absolutely comes at a cost.Dell XPS  Rose Gold
On the other hand,when it comes to battery life,the Dell XPS 13 is a champion.We calculated a whopping 258 minutes during the PCMark 8 Home battery test,giving this true all-day performance provided you’re not
doing heavy 3D or video editing and enhancing.There is no denying how beautiful Dell’s latest XPS is,but you do pay a marked extra for the extremely efficient CPU inside.
Yet,that extra battery life will certainly be all that many care about, as the hunt for a power
level gets a ghost of the past.

Price-$2,499
Intel 7th Generation Core i7-7500 – 8GB memory – 256GB
SSD – 13.3-inch QHD+ with Touch

www.dell.com

Insta360 Nano-stylish and perfect Camera for your iPhone

Make your iPhone a 360° camera instantly!
The Insta360 Nano is remarkably sleek and stylish.It can be used
on its own but is most effective connected to your iPhone’s Lightning
port. It does not have a tripod socket,so it requires additional hardware to
stand up; without, your hand will loom large in your photos.Insta Logo

Individually powered,charged through a micro USB,the camera has been made specially for the iPhone 6, 6 Plus,6s,and 6s Plus models and comfortable will fit the phone’s curved edge.

Exposure is completely automatic,but there is a slider for you to adjust brightness.There is control for white balance
and an HDR option to avoid blown-out highlights too,and a memory card slot to control media storage.

Connecting to an iPhone is easy.Once in place the Nano is simple to control from the application,but whether or not
it’s connected to your mobile phone,you can’t easily put it down for free-standing shots.The application previews the 360-degree view and gives you Instagram-like filters for captured media.camera instanano

There’s a MicroSD card slot,so the total capacity is flexible.The Lightning connector means 360-degree shots and video clips can be moved to your iPhone instantly,and the application can share to Facebook,Twitter and Facebook Messenger.Capture 360° moments along the way.

Lens-F2.0
Resolution-3040 * 1520
Storage Medium- TF card
Dimensions-110mm(D) × 33mm(W) × 21mm(H)
Weight- 70 ± 5g
Battery Capacity-800mAh
Adapter Requirements-5V / 1Ainsta

Price-£199 – Insta360, insta360.com

VW Group-Seat Leon 3rd generation-5 stars in the Euro NCAP crash test

The 3rd generation of the attractive Seat Leon gives more improvements to this well-known family hatchback.The underpinnings are shared with others in the VW Group,like the Audi A3 and the VW Golf, so there’s a first-rate base on which to build up a unique brand.

The engine range has been up-rated and extended, so there is everything from a 109bhp 1.2-litre petrol engine to a 286bhp 2.0-litre in the Cupra. Diesels including a 1.6-litre and a 2.0-litre with either 148bhp or 181bhp.

With such a wide range of engines,Seat has revised the handling to suit particular power units.Whichever engine you go for, there will a firmer ride than in, say, a VW Golf, as part of Seat’s move to be a more sporting brand name.This means that the ride quality is only just about comfortable, something which is recognizable more in the lower-powered models.
But the compensation to that is that all models handle really good, with very little body move and intense levels of grip. Steering is precise and well weighted, and you do get the impression that Seat has taken great initiatives in trying to make the Leon an fulfilling driver’s car.SEATNew SEAT Leon

Noise is a little more evident than in some others in the Volkswagen stable,mostly from the tyres, but the Leon continues to be a quite sophisticated experience in the cabin.There is a lot of space in that cabin, in both front and back.There are quite thick pillars to the rear,but back-seat passengers will still feel like they’re in a fairly airy environment.

This is especially so in the five-door model we’re looking at here, a model with enough rather than awesome storage space in the boot. At 380 litres you’re not exactly spoiled for space, although you can fold straight down the rear seats to get a larger area.

At the other end of the car, the driver will get a comfortable and flexible driving position,with sportier models like the FR offering enhanced lateral assistance for more spirited cornering.Base S-level trim only gets you a 5in touchscreen and you can’t have a DAB radio for love nor money.The optional Technology Pack is a popular solution,since it brings an 8in screen,sat nav,digital radio and much more.In fact, for private buyers who go for SE trim or higher,it’s free.That’s a good offer.

Generally the cabin feels well created, but it’s in no way high-class.This is built to a price and it does really feel it, but having mentioned that,you’re unlikely to feel you’re in a low-rent environment.It’s intelligent,contemporary and decently made.new leon

If you purchase a Leon with a sensible engine,then you’re unlikely to be searching at emission figures higher than 110g/km, so the Leon can be a very fine option as a company car.A model like the 1.0-litre Ecomotive has only 102g/km of CO2 while the 1.6-litre diesel can manage 69mpg it is claimed, so there’s something for absolutely everyone.

Not only is it sensible cash to run but the Leon is also a car that earned the full 5 stars in the Euro NCAP crash testing.The face-lift delivers a wealth of regular safety equipment on all but the lowest trim level,and this contains automatic braking and pedestrian detection.Pedestrian Protection senses if someone is crossing in front of the vehicle and alerts you with an acoustic and a visual signal before automatically applying the brakes. It’s moving into autonomous mode, something you can do more with if you have the auto transmission, with a technology pack which can slow down or speed up and steer when cruise control is on to keep it in the flow of traffic.In the new SEAT Leon you can relax knowing that Emergency Assist acts when you don’t manage to, automatically applying the brakes to alert you and eventually bringing the car to a stop.

With a great reputation for trustworthiness,superb safety rating,sensible running costs and that slightly sporty side,the Seat Leon really does represent an attractive option within the large Volkswagen Group’s empire.

In Car multimedia Apps for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto users

Along with the introductions of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can now use your Apple or Android
device in your car while on the move in a risk-free a legal way.

CarPlay is the more intelligent,more secure in-vehicle interface to operate your
iPhone, and now gets to another level by being featured in cars and multimedia receivers.CarPlay takes
the things you want to do with your iPhone while driving a car and puts them
on your car’s built-in display. Use Siri voice control to get instructions,make
phone calls, listen to voice mail and also send and receive messages.You can even reply to iMessages by using Siri.car app

Until finally Android Auto arrived along there was no way of seamlessly integrating
this outstanding piece of tech into your car. Now the game has switched.
This is big news.You can throw your awkward mobile phone holder in the bin and bask in the glory
of a very simple USB connection that will let you to access Android Auto simply and easily using your Google smartphone.
Android Auto was developed with security as priority number one.
The interface is very simple and intuitive, and with most vehicles you can use the factory built-in
steering wheel controls and access voice control through the touch of a single button.

The times of having a sat navigation or your mobile phone stuck to your window are
numbered.These are the best 5 applications that will integrate with new range of multimedia systems for Apple
CarPlay or Android Auto users.

1-Google Maps – reigning supreme for years, this free app is an crucial co-pilot for anyone who
travels further than the end of their street.Available only for Android Auto,this looks amazing in your car’s dash
and will display all the functions in a simple-to-use touch screen interface.

2-Spotify – One of the most well known applications available for both Apple CarPlay and Android
Auto users, Spotify is the ultimate music streaming provider.If you’re a Premium user,then you can access
all of your ‘offline’ music without a data connection,too.Truthfully,getting Spotify in-car is definitely
necessary.

3-Podcasts – Now all your most liked Podcasts can be used super-quick whilst on the move.Whether you
want to listen to new music or chat shows to get you through a long trip,CarPlay allows for simple playback.

4-Apple Maps – The intuitive,free and easy to use mapping application has
been very seriously enhanced since its release a few years back. Points of
interest, a stunning-looking Graphical User Interface, and the thing we truly like about Apple Maps is that you get
notifications, even when the mobile phone is locked.When a turn is coming up,
the view zooms in to show you exactly where to go. Of course it goes without saying that Apple Maps works perfectly
with Siri, too. So you do not have to take your hands off the wheel.

5-TuneIn Radio – This application is excellent.TuneIn Radio is a must-have that will allow you to listen to 100,000+ live
radio stations, plus on-demand content like podcasts & shows anywhere you
go. It’s free and available for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.No matter exactly where you are in the world,you can listen your favourite radio stations.

Fujifilm X-A10-New fantastic 16.3MP Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm X-A10 is a brand new entry-level mirrorless body in the well-known X Series collection of interchangeable-lens
compact system digital cameras.Priced at $499, it arrives bundled along with an
XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II lens. At the camera’s center is a 16.3-megapixel APS-C
sized sensor and its sensitivity range extends from ISO 200 to ISO 6,400,
expandable up to ISO 25,600. It provides the common variety of Fujifilm Film Simulation
modes – a complete of six, including Provia,Velvia and new Classic Chrome.

The X-A10’s retro design,complete with two command dials for fine-tuning exposure settings,means it matches perfectly
into the X Series line-up. Around the back is a slide-and-tilt screen that can be
switched in the direction of the front of the camera to
make getting selfies that bit much easier.Fujifilm says that the shape of the X-A10’s grip has
been made to accommodate both normal shooting and when the camera’s held in reverse for a self-portrait.Fujifilm X A

In a further nod to self-portrait experts,the camera’s vertical rear command dial can be used to focus
and launch the shutter by pressing it.Furthermore, when you rotate the rear LCD screen upwards by 180 degrees,
eye-detection autofocus is turned on,so the camera will automatically search for
eyes in the frame to base its focus on.Fujifilm has loaded the X-A10 with
Portrait Enhancer function for enhanced skin reproduction,in addition to a set
of 10 Advanced Filters.

Fujifilm says that the X-A10 has an energy efficient design,which implies it’s
able of delivering 410 shots on a single battery charge.The camera can be charged via USB, which is handy
if you are travelling. Its quickest shutter speed is rated at 1/32,000
second in electronic shutter mode and it can shoot Full HD video clip at 30p,
25p and 24p. Other noteworthy best parts include Fujifilm’s
five-axis picture stabilisation (a combination of both equally optical and
electronic stabilisation); a 7cm close-focusing distance that can make macro photography a
reality; and wi-fi transfer of images and video to compatible smartphones that have the free
Fujifilm Camera Remote application installed.For easy wireless transfer of photos to your smartphone or tablet just download the free dedicated “FUJIFILM Camera Remote” application to your device. You can select and transfer up to 2GB at a time to your smartphone and to make them even easier to send and use on your device, you can copy them in their existing photo size or choose the “3M compressed image option”.Just like similar applications from
competitor camera manufacturers,this app also doubles as an superior remote release.Fujifilm X A

Model Name –FUJIFILM X-A10
Shutter speed
Mechanical Shutter
4 sec. to 1/4000 sec.(P mode), 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.(All modes)
Bulb mode(up to 60 min), TIME : 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.
Electronic Shutter
1 sec. to 1/32000 sec.(P / A / S / M modes)
Bulb mode : 1 sec. fixed, TIME : 1 sec to 1/32000 sec.
Mechanical + Electronic Shutter
4 sec. to 1/32000 sec.(P mode), 30 sec. to 1/32000 sec.(All modes)
Bulb mode(up to 60 min), TIME : 30 sec. to 1/32000 sec.
Synchronized shutter speed for flash
1/180 sec. or slower

File format
Still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3) / RAW (RAF format) / RAW+JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Movie
Movie File Format: MOV
Movie Video Compression: H.264
Audio: Linear PCM Stereo

Movie recording Full HD 1920 x 1080 30p / 25p / 24p, Continuous recording : up to approx. 14 min.
HD 1280 x 720 60p / 50p / 24p, Continuous recording : up to approx. 27 min.

Other photo features-Advanced SR AUTO, Eye detection AF, Face Detection, Interval timer shooting, Auto Red-eye Removal, Select custom setting, Motion panorama, Color space, Setting (Color, Sharpness, D-range, Gradation), Film Simulation, Advanced Filter, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Focus check, Focus Peak Highlight, Multiple exposure, Fn button setting, ISO AUTO control, Interlock spot AE & Focus area, Edit/Save quick menu, Preview exp./WB in manual mode, Shutter Type

Wireless functions-Geotagging setup, Image transfer (Individual image/Selected multiple images), View & Obtain Images, PC Autosave, instax Printer Print

Playback functions-RAW conversion, Image rotate, Auto image rotate, Face Detection, Red-eye reduction, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites

Advanced filter Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Fish-eye, Soft focus, Cross screen, Partial color (Red, Orange,Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple).

photo source-digital camera fujifilm

One Plus 3T-Extra fast charging-just a perfect phone

Fantastic One Plus 3T !In comparison with One Plus 3,you can try and spot the variation but unless you have the proper light,you will not be able to.The 3T now wears a more dark, gun metal finish suit and pampers its rear camera lens in sapphire glass.
Beyond that, you might have to check your invoice and allow the price tag do the convinving.
Feels every single bit as good as the previously model but with specification bumps
like 16MP front camera, 4K recording on the rear camera,a much bigger 3400mAh battery.But what most
fans will root for is the up-to-date Snapdragon 821 processor that,when combined with the amazing 6GB RAM
makes this mobile phone fly out of your hands.One plus 3t

The new cameras do not give visibly much better selfies or pictures compared to the older unit but
that’s not a negative thing since the cameras were decent to begin with.
You do get much more stable 4K video and that is a big up if you are a live blogger.The HQ mode opens
up lots of choices and even a RAW and manual mode that tweaks focus, shutter, WB etc.
The fingerprint scanner is super-quick and the side rocker switch lets you swing from stealth mode
to enabling priority notifications and the full access mode – all in an immediate.

The 5.5″ OLED screen still tops out at 1080p resolution but looks more than enough.Colour balance
is just right different from the Galaxy S7’s.

Promising a entire day’s really worth of juice in a mere 30 minutes,the legend of Dash is true and it
works as quickly even while the screen and GPU are operating on full throttle.
Dash Charge produces a larger electric current rather than increasing pressure, leading to stable and consistent charging speeds. While high-intensity activities like gaming slow down most quick charge technologies, Dash Charge continues to operate at full force.
A quick 30-minute charge swiftly replenishes the battery of your OnePlus 3T to give you enough power for the day. Dash Charge continues to power your OnePlus 3T at the same rate, even when streaming videos, playing graphic-intensive games or navigating with GPS.

Customising stock Android will not always come at the cost of bloatware.The Oxygen OS adds true useability and
comfort.Icon dimension, shortcuts,new swipe gestures.

Screen- 5.5 inch 1080p AMOLED
Cameras -(front) 16MP (rear) 16MP
with OIS
CPUQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821
Quad Core, Kryo™: 2x 2.35 GHz, 2x 1.6 GHzGPUAdreno™ 530RAM6GB LPDDR4Storage64GB / 128GB UFS 2.0
SensorsFingerprint sensor, Hall sensor,
Accelerometor, Gyroscope,
Proximity sensor,
Ambient light sensor and Electronic Compass
Battery- 3400mAh with
DASH charging
Dash Charge (5V, 4A)
Weight-158gms
Resolution1080p Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Cover GlassCorning® Gorilla® Glass 4
Audio Supported FormatsPlayback: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA (v9 and v10),
AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, FLAC, WAV, OGG
Recording: WAV AAC AMR EVRC QCELP
Video Supported FormatsPlayback: HEVC (H.265), H.264, MPEG-4, DivX,
Xvid, MPEG-2, MP4, MOV, 3GP, AVI, MKV, ASF
Recording: AVC
Image Supported FormatsPlayback: JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF
Output: JPEG

Photo – ONE PLUS 3T

Battery-powered devices and air travel-a few safety tips for you

Airplane passengers carrying the usual assortment of phones, cameras, tablets and e-readers are well within the airline industry’s safety limit for lithium-ion batteries of 100 watt-hours for each device. That figure measures how much energy the battery can hold, as well as how much energy it can deliver over time.

[tie_list type=”lightbulb”][/tie_list]Given the potential for lithium-ion batteries to catch fire, the difficulty in extinguishing such a blaze and the toxic fumes a burning battery emits, the airline industry is wary of batteries rated higher than 100 watt-hours, which is typically written as 100 Wh.

According to the website of the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, an office of the federal Department of Transportation, watt-hour ratings are a function of the amount of lithium in the battery. “Eight grams of ELC are about equal to 100 watt-hours,” the website says. ELC refers to equivalent lithium content.

battery safe
Photo: Ahn Young-Joon

A battery in a smartphone might be only about 12.4 watt-hours. But professional broadcast cameras, batteries for power tools and even some extended-duration laptop batteries can exceed 100 watt-hours. They are permitted in the cabin of airliners only under certain conditions.

Usually this means the battery must be installed in the device it is powering and show no signs of damage. Terminals on spare batteries must be taped or otherwise protected to prevent short-circuiting that can lead to a fire or explosion. Portable chargers are also considered spare batteries, and can travel only in passenger carry-ons, not in checked luggage where a fire could go undetected.

Newer batteries may show the watt-hours, as Wh preceded by a number, but not all are marked.

Calculating the watt-hours based on the information printed on the outside of a battery is not difficult. Multiply the given volts by the battery capacity, shown as milliamps or mAh. Divide the sum by 1000 to get the watt-hour rating.

 

Chinese giant Alibaba new invest – $7.2 billion in entertainment

Alibaba Group’s top entertainment executive is cementing his reputation as a bold leader at the Chinese e-commerce giant, The Hollywood Reporter reveals.

Yu Yongfu was named CEO of Alibaba’s newly consolidated media and entertainment subsidiary in October. This week, the 40-year-old executive pledged to invest $7.2 billion (RMB50 billion) in media and entertainment over the next three years, adding that he “didn’t come to play.” Content will be a focus of investment, he also said. The statements were made in an internal memo reviewed by Reuters.

An Alibaba Group spokesperson confirmed the memo but declined to elaborate on the plans.alibabalogo

Alibaba brought all of its media and entertainment holdings under one affiliate in October, at the same time that Yu was placed at the group’s head. The new Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group comprises the film studio, Alibaba Pictures Group, streaming video giant Youku Tudou, Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post newspaper, and various other sports, games, literature, music, and digital entertainment divisions.

Yu’s his rise within Alibaba has been swift and relentless. He joined the company via an acquisition in 2014, and was named CEO of the group’s mobile internet division in 2015. Part of his new appointment in October included taking over Alibaba Pictures Group as CEO, despite his limited background in film. He replaced Zhang Qiang, an industry veteran and former head of China Film Group.

Founded in 2014, Alibaba Pictures has begun gathering momentum in the second half of 2016. The studio entered into a strategic partnership with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment in October. And the first Alibaba Pictures film, See You Tomorrow, opened at the top of the Chinese box office last weekend. Seventeen other films and two TV shows are in development or production at the studio, including a young adult project produced by David Heyman (Harry Potter) and a video game adaptation directed by Renny Harlin.

Ricoh Theta S VR 360-degree camera-Wi-Fi and 8GB of storage built in

The Ricoh Theta S VR camera looks superb and it works very well. It connects through its Wi-Fi network,
and its 4 buttons give very good control without requiring its application.It stands up on its own and has a tripod socket.

There is 8GB of storage space built in, which holds about 63 minutes of video.The exposure controls offer auto,shutter
or ISO priority and full guide, plus EV compensation.
The Theta S records up to 25 minutes per video clip.

Shooting video or photos is simple whether you do it from the iOS application or using the Theta S as a standalone device.
The app shows the camera’s 360-degree view live, and it
can transfer photos as they are shot.Photos can have areas
blurred or be transferred to a separate app for editing and enhancing.ricohthetas

Its Wi-Fi network is slow to transfer 360-degree video clips to iPhone, but USB to your Mac is an solution.There’s a Mac
application for converting media,which can be shared to Tumblr,Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and the Theta360 site.

RICOH THETA S is compatible with the new Google Street View app. The app allows you to capture and publish your photo spheres instantly to Google Maps for people all over the world to explore. You can either shoot photo spheres in the app, or connect it to spherical cameras like RICOH THETA S.

Shutter speed Still image- 1/6400 seconds to 1/8 seconds, (Manual Mode) 1/6400 seconds to 60 seconds
Video: (L) 1/8000 seconds to 1/30 seconds, (M) 1/8000 seconds to 1/15 seconds
Live streaming: (USB) 1/8000 seconds to 1/15 seconds, (HDMI) 1/8000 seconds to 1/30 secondsricohthetas

Power source- Lithium ion battery (built in)

White balance mode- Still image- Auto, Outdoor, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent light 1, Incandescent light 2, Daylight color fluorescent light, Natural white fluorescent light, White fluorescent light, Light bulb color fluorescent light *5
Video: Auto
Live streaming: Auto

Photo source-Ricoh

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