Thursday, September 4, 2014

An Innovation Changing the Photography Landscape

[Disclaimer: In no way am I affiliated to Sony and I don’t proclaim to be camera expert but I thought this is something interesting to share.]

Sony brought something innovative to the world of photography. It launched attachable camera lenses for mobile phones and now it has upped its game with an “lens-style camera”- mirrorless interchangeable lens1 for mobile phones. This means consumers are no longer confined to the often lacklustre cameras on their phones but has professional lenses and sensors to work with.

The unit has its own battery, could be detached and remotely controlled via the smartphone. So selfies, hard-to-reach places should be a easy with this new product. From the introduction on Adorama’s website, it seems to lack manual controls (I guess most users won’t be bothered if they are used to taking photos with their smartphone anyway).


As with anything that is paired with your smartphone, it might tax your smartphone batteries a bit since you will need to use an app plus turn on the screen.

See images and video link below:



Image source: https://www.facebook.com/Sony.ImagingSEA/photos/pcb.291330427735631/291330264402314/?type=1&theater

Source: http://www.adorama.com/alc/0014817/blogarticle/sony-qx30-qx1-lens-style-cameras-expand-smart-phones-picture-taking-skills-first-look


Footnote:
1.       Interchangeable lens system generally refers to cameras that allows different lens to be swapped and used, much like the dSLR but usually more compact and it does not employ a mirror in its camera body. This is by no means a low end version of dSLR as certain models are actually mid-tier dSLR with the outstanding sensors.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Catch Pokemon on your Google Map Today!

Google Map has a new game today- Catch Pokemons!


Try catching Pokemon on your phone with Google Maps.
1) Launch Google Map app
2) Click on the start bar
3) Click on ''Press Start"
4) Start collecting the Pokemons!
 

Friday, March 28, 2014

Microsoft Releases Office Mobile for iPhone and Android Phones

Just thought this might be of interest to some of us. If you are interested in Microsoft Office on your mobile devices, read on.

Image source: Microsoft website


A few hours ago, Microsoft announced the release of the Office Mobile app for iPhone and Android phones.
Did a quick preview/check of the app while on the train this morning:
  • It’s available free for users. However, you would need to register an acct (https://signup.live.com/). If you have an existing Office365 subscription, you can sign in with your Office 365 account.
  • One con/pro (depending on how you view it) is that files would only be saved to OneDrive (Cloud server that is associated with your Microsoft acct)
  • Cons: Limited formatting choices. Only simple choices available.
  • According to websites, app not yet available for Android tablets but it seems that they have plans to do so.
  • Some users have complained about the lack of support to edit password-protected documents.


Note: App is available for iPads already. But need an Office 365 subscription.


You might also wish to try Quickoffice by Google or some office apps in the Play Store or App Store, which are alternatives to Microsoft Office. Quickoffice is available for both iOS and Android.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Thursday, November 21, 2013

FIFA14- Advice for playing Arsenal Team

Thought I wanted to just write a quick note for players using Arsenal on FIFA14 on Android.



If you are using Arsenal, you might wish to note the following:
1.) Podolski is better played as striker. His stats went from 77 as LM to 85 as LS.
2.) Walcott is better played as striker. His stats went from 83 as RM to 86 at RS.
3.) Wilshere is a gem. His stats went from 80+ to 90 (and still developing).
4.) Ozil is a gem. His stats is now 92 and still developing.
5.) Santi Carzola is amazing. At age 30+ with stats at 86, his stats is still growing.
6.) Giroud. Give him time to bloom. His stats will improve.
7.) Ramsey. You guys know him. Woo hoo.
8.) Mertesacker. Extremely talented defender. Strong, pacey. Stats is now at 86 after 3 seasons and still developing.
9.) Koscielny. Good player.

And btw, I used 3-4-1-2 because this fits the Arsenal team's players positions better.

Unusual Player
Well, this player is unusual as he is the only player who reduces his salary for contract extension. He is none other than Flamini. I have extended contracts for most of the players in the team for the past seasons but have never encountered any players who reduced the salary on their own accord. The players usually requested for more salary. Flamini is the only player so far to reduce his salary request. Flamini is very strong defensively and has knocked in goals from afar. Good player.

Do you need to buy new players for Arsenal team?
I don't think you need to buy new players for Arsenal team. Really. The team has players at different stages of their career. Prime, developing. Stats for very young players such as Chamberlain, Ryo, Afobe, Gnabry, Akpom, Sanogo, Frimpong, Jenkinson will grow. And if you play the players to their positions, the team's stats will be quite strong. The youths in Arsenal team are exceptional. You might wish to get more defenders if you like.

Watch some of the replays which I uploaded from FIFA14 to YouTube here: www.youtube.com/wenhwee