• Sony's S1 And S2 Tablets Caught Posing For Glamour Shots

    Since their announcement, we’ve been keeping a hawk eye on the S1 and S2 tablets from Sony. Both running Android (3.1 Gingerbread most likely), the S1 is a 9.4-inch wedge-style tablet while the other takes a page out of the Kyocera playbook with dual 5.5-inch fold-out screens. Sony really deserves a round of applause for these two uniquely built slates. Just a glance at any of these… Read More

  • The Sony Freestyle Hybrid PC And Ultimate Mobile PC Are Likely Sony's Next-Gen Touchscreen Windows Netbooks

    Forget Sony’s S1 and S2 for a hot minute. Sony also revealed a more traditional product line for the firm: The Freestyle Hybrid PC and the Ultimate Mobile PC. Akihabara News notes they’re “scheduled to come anytime soon.” They’re said to run on an Intel Atom platform, which means Windows is likely the OS, and the Ultimate Mobile PC sports a 13.3-inch screen. Read More

  • Is This The Samsung Galaxy S2?

    Is that handset over there the successor to Samsung’s Galaxy S? According to Korea’s ETnews, it is indeed. While they’re not spilling the beans on where they garnered the information, ETnews is claiming that lil’ black beauty up there is none other than the tentatively titled Galaxy S2. As the story usually goes around this time of year, we’ll supposedly be hearing… Read More

  • Check out pics from the $26,000 Leica S2

    Have you ever wondered what pictures look like from a camera that costs more than many cars? I have. I know there are a lot of professionals out there that view DSLRs like the Canon 5D and Nikon D700 as entry-level because they have flashes that cost more than those cameras. Well, DPReview got a hold of the $26,000 Leica S2 and just posted some sample pictures, but don’t expect to be… Read More

  • Leica comments on haters complaining about the price of the S2

    Leica is firing back over the criticism they’ve received lately about the price of their new flagship digital SLR, the S2. Internet pundits have rather, shall we say, catty about the price based on a rough glance at the specs, and Leica’s VP of marketing says that’s just not fair. Read More

  • Leica's S2 medium-format DSLR up close and personal

    For those pros out there working in print, medium format is king. Portable yet powerful, they can be deployed anywhere. With large but not crowded sensors, they provide excellent sharpness and color fidelity with reasonable exposure times. Of course, they do cost upwards of twenty grand. Leica’s S2 is an evolution of the medium format: a medium-format sensor in a DSLR body, a sort of… Read More

  • Leica S2 hands-on

    Dan Havlik, our buddy and roving reporter for PDNGearGuide is on Cologne for Photokina where he got to handle the 37.5-megapixel Leica S2. This (potentially) $20,000 monstrosity has “one of the most beautifully designed cameras we’ve ever touched” and weather sealed for safety. The camera has an HDMI port but there is no live-view or video mode like this monster’s… Read More

  • Samsung Pebble, S3 MP3 players show great promise

    Not to be confused with the PEBL, the Samsung Pebble music player is about the size of the iPod Shuffle and features the same basic button layout although this model has a few EQ presets for the EQ inclined. The players have 1GB of on-board memory and play back MP3, WMA, and OGG. I really have no problems with this thing. It’s almost perfect: small, compact, colorful, and probably cheap. Read More

  • LG 'jewelry' MP3 players look like plain old MP3 players

    Um. I don’t get it. Maybe I’m not as fashion forward as the rest of the world but these don’t look like jewelry to me. LG has launched its “jewelry concept design” line of Shining Stone UP3 S2 digital audio players, which feature “high quality material and the metal body of the five colors including black diamond, crystal silver, ruby red, pink topaz… Read More