Zeiss Lens for iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus

Zeiss recently announced that will make lens for smartphones starting this year. The company announced 3 lenses, one for wide-angle (photos with a large angle of view), a telephoto (photos with zoom) and a macro (for close-up).

If you don’t know, Zeiss (Carl Zeiss)  is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.

AT this moment, these lenses are available only for Apple devices, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus. Zeiss promise support for additional devices come later on.

Find more high resolution images on Zeiss website.

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List of Sony devices that will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow

sony android 6.0 Below you’ll find all Sony Xperia devices that will receive software update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. We are not sure exactly when is the release date for this updates, but we know that this software updates are depending on the operator, market, region or country. 

To find if you’re device has or not a software update to a new version, go to Settings > About phone > Build number / version. Also, I remember you that the availability of software update depends on your country and/ or telecom operator.

  • Xperia™ Z5
  • Xperia™ Z5 Dual
  • Xperia™ Z5 Compact
  • Xperia™ Z5 Premium
  • Xperia™ Z5 Premium Dual
  • Xperia™ Z4 Tablet
  • Xperia™ Z3+
  • Xperia™ Z3+ Dual
  • Xperia™ Z3
  • Xperia™ Z3 Dual
  • Xperia™ Z3 Compact
  • Xperia™ Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Xperia™ Z2
  • Xperia™ Z2 Tablet
  • Xperia™ M5
  • Xperia™ M5 Dual
  • Xperia™ C5 Ultra
  • Xperia™ C5 Ultra Dual
  • Xperia™ M4 Aqua
  • Xperia™ M4 Aqua Dual
  • Xperia™ C4
  • Xperia™ C4 Dual

Import photos from DSLR to your iPhone or iPad via iOS 9.2 Update

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Apple just launched the latest version of iOS, version 9.2. This update brings some bug fixes and a new great feature for photographers. 

Now, photographers can import directly on any apple device photos using a dedicated Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. This new feature is great for all photo travellers because can manipulate photos using only their iPhone or iPad, now they can leave the laptop home. 

This feature will be great for Instagram users who likes to shot photos with a dedicated camera before sharing them on the service. 

To use this feature is very easy. You should connect camera to your iPhone or iPad using dedicated Lightning to USB Camera Adapter and after that the device will open automatically Photos app and allow you to choose with photos and videos you’d like to import. You can choose also RAW files.

The Lightning cable is available only for 29$ on Apple store. A new version of Lightning to SD Camera Reader is also available on the Apple Store. This packs USB 3 speeds for iPad Pro and USB 2 for other devices.

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Rumors about Galaxy S6 – release date, battery and more

galaxy-s6The latest rumors tell us that the next generation of Galaxy S devices will be launched on March 1 this year, in less that 2 weeks.

Another rumored specification is the capacity of battery, that is expected to have about 2600 mAh. This information is coming from South Korea. If you don’t know, the battery of predecessor has with in plus 200 mAh.

The lower capacity of battery tell us that Samsung will implement a new chipset that will be less power consumption. Also, we expect to see in new Galaxy S6 the new Exynos 7 Octa chipset, that is made using 14nm process.

About the exterior design of next Galaxy S6, is expected to comes with uni-body metallic case. The new Galaxy S6 is expected to support wireless charge.

We have more rumors. The screen is expected to have 5.1-inches QHD Super AMOLED touchscreen and the RAM memory about 3GB. The principal camera is expected to have 16 MP.

Speech to text for Facebook Messenger users

facebook-messenger-speech-to-text.A new feature began to be tested for a small group of Facebook Messenger app users. The new feature allows users speak to phone for transcribe speech to text.

Isn’t a bad idea for users, and is a very good idea for all users with medical problems that can’t type. Also, is a great idea for drivers that can’t stop to use the phone when driving. Also, is very useful for people that are making sports.

The announce was made by David Marcus on his Facebook account. All reactions that was made after this announce was positive, and it’s very possible to have this feature soon available for all users.

In conclusion, we need to have patience if we need this new feature of Facebook Messenger app.

Software update for Galaxy S5 – Android 5.0 Lollipop LRX21T in UK

samsung-galaxy-s5-android-5.0-lollipop-interfaceHappy users of Galaxy S5 in UK because today Samsung has announced the latest version of Android for their smartphone, the Lollipop 5.0 version.

The Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy S5 brings a new TouchWiz-ed interface that is very changed comparative with previous version of Android version 4.4. We have new animations, a Google Search Bar in the Recent menu he brightness slider in the notification area has a new color, “Interruptions” has been removed from Sound settings, the Gallery has new filters, Contacts has a new search box, and stock apps with Material Design get the colored status bar.

The Android 5.0 LRX21T for Galaxy S5 is already available in countries like Poland, Spain and South Korea.

So, if you do not receive yet any software update alert on your device, you can check if the update is available by checking manually from Settings Menu.

Below you can see a video demonstration of Android 5.0 Lollipop running in to a Galaxy S5 device.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 – metal case, 6.3 mm thickness, 64 bit CPU

samsung-galaxy-a7-gold-colorToday, Samsung officially revealed a new member of Galaxy family, the A7 model, a uni-body device with only 6.3 mm thickness and 64-bits CPU.

More about specs of Galaxy A7:

  • Display: 5.5-inches HD Super AMOLED;
  • CPU – two versions available
  • 64-bits – Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC;
  • 32-bits – Exynos 5430 solution;
  • both CPUs features octa-core CPU;
  • Camera: main-camera 13 megapixels, secondary-camera 5-megapixels;
  • RAM: 2GB of RAM for both version (64/32 bits);
  • Card slot also available;
  • Will be available in dark blue, white or gold colors;
  • OS will be Android 4.4 with TouchWiz UI that will be upgradable to 5.0 Lollipop;
  • Dimensions: 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm; The handset is the slimmest offering with metal uni-body to date;
  • Weight: 141 grams;
  • Battery: 2600 mAh;
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 will be available with one SIM or with two.

The availability of this device will start in the first part of this year. The price is unknown until this time but an official from Samsung promises a “competitive price point“.

Microsoft has killed Nokia in favor of Lumia

Nokia Lumia 900 AT and TNokia’s mobile phone assets became a part of Microsoft Mobile, a new subsidiary of Microsoft based in Finland this year. Until now, we heard more rumors about the end of the Nokia brand in favor of Microsoft Lumia, but until October 21, 2014, Microsoft has officially announced to The Verge this change.

That change means, that we will can’t see any more Nokia Lumia devices on the markets. First country where Microsoft Lumia will be available is France. That means that in this country Microsoft will change the Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts.

The brand Nokia, won’t completely disappear, the Finnish company continuing to focus on mapping and network infrastructure, but don`t expect to see `Nokia` printed on any handsets.

Software update for Sony Xperia M2 – Android 4.4

xperia-m2-blackGood news for all owners of Sony Xperia M2, the version 4.4 of Android KitKat is now ready to be updated on your phone.

According with our source, this update is now available in many countries like France, Ireland, Israel, Russia, Singapore, and Thailand. If you are connected with any telecom operators from these countries you can make this updated now or very soon.

Android 4.4 for Sont Xperia M2 is available only for D2303 LTE model. After you made this update, you must see the version 18.3.C.0.37 of Android 4.2.2.

Release date of Sony Xperia Z2 in India available

Sony Xperia Z2 - indiaSony announced the release date of Xperia Z2 in Indian stores. Date indicated by Sony it on May 8 and will be announced via press release.

According to our source the invitations for press have been send. The same source, tell us that the price will be about Rs.56,000, but the price will be much lower with data plans via retailers.

First official hit of Xperia Z2 was in February on Mobile World Congress 2014. Xperia Z2 comes with Android 4.4.2 OS, 5.2-inch touchscreen, 3GB of RAM memory and 2.3 GHz quad-cores CPU. The principal camera has 20.7 megapixels.