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19 May

OMEGA Apollo 11 (50th Anniversary)

OMEGA doubles down on its Apollo 11 50th anniversary watch offerings with a new Speedmaster. Following suit with the all-18k-gold burgundy bezel Speedy, this new 42mm commemorative release will largely be crafted in stainless steel with hits of 18k Moonshine™ and Ceragold™ detailing — seen in the subdials, indexes, and tachymeter scale.   Highlights of the watch include the polished black ceramic [ZrO2] bezel, the decorative caseback with a laser-engraved space-boot footprint, “THAT’S ONE SMALL STEP FOR A MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND” engraving, and 9 o’clock subdial which depicts Buzz Aldrin climbing onto the moon surface in gold. Powered by OMEGA’s new Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 3861 movement, the Stainless Steel OMEGA Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Speedmaster is limited to 6,969 pieces, and will be priced at $9,650 USD....
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11 Mar

Leica Q2 Full-Frame Camera With 47.3-Megapixel Sensor

Leica Q2 has debuted as the new entrant in the company's iconic Q series. Just like the first-generation Leica Q that was launched over three years ago, the new model packs a 28mm Summilux ASPH prime lens with an f/1.7 aperture. The Leica Q2, however, packs some upgrades, including 4K video recording support and a larger, 47.3-megapixel full-frame sensor. There is also the ability to simulate focal lengths. The Leica Q2 comes with a price tag of $4,995  and is already on sale in the US. It will reach India around mid-April, the company has announced. The design of the Leica Q2 is reminiscent of the original Leica Q full-frame camera that was unveiledback in June 2015. There is a classic build that comes...
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22 Dec

Sony WH-1000XM3 vs Bose QC35 II

Active noise cancellation headphones are a handy companion for tiresome plane journeys, monotonous daily commutes, and when you want to isolate yourself from the clamour around you.   Bose's Quiet Comfort range has long been considered the gold standard for noise cancelling headphones, and the QC35 II, which was launched late last year, added Google Assistant support and the ability to switch between three noise cancellation modes to the mix. Sony recently launched the WH-1000XM3, which features 40mm drivers, a new QN1 chip for noise cancellation that the company promises delivers four times better performance than before, a claimed 30-hour battery life, and support for high resolution audio codecs like aptX HD and LDAC.  ...
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13 Dec

DJI Osmo Pocket Launched as ‘World’s Smallest 3-Axis Stabilised Camera’

DJI Osmo Pocket is the latest imaging accessory by the Chinese drone manufacturer that is designed to take on GoPro's Hero series. The new offering is touted to be the world's smallest three-axis stabilised camera. It comes in a 4-inch tall body and sports a 1/2.3-inch sensor that is capable of recording 4K video. DJI has also provided dual microphones to record stereo audio while capturing video 4K footage. The three-axis mechanical gimbal on the Osmo Pocket compensates for shake and movement using a mechanical stabilisation. Also, the 116 grams of weight makes the new camera a pocketable device that can be your companion during travels and adventures. It is already available for pre-orders through the online DJI store, DJI...
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12 Dec

Huawei FreeBuds 2 Pro Wireless Earbuds

Ever since the launch of the AirPods, the market has been flooded with similar products all trying to outdo Apple. The latest entrant comes from Huawei in the form of the FreeBuds 2 Pro, which supports wireless charging and is equipped with 13mm drivers. The wireless earphones have been launched in China, the earphones are available to purchase from Vmall, Tmall, Sunning.com, and JD.com. There is no official word regarding an Indian launch as of now. The Huawei FreeBuds 2 Pro sports a design reminiscent of Apple's AirPods and supports Bluetooth 5.0. The earphones ship with a charging case. Huawei claims the earphones can last up to 2.5 hours on a single charge with the included wireless case providing an additional 15 hours...
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25 Mar

Land Rover Explore Android Smartphone

Bullitt Group and Land Rover recently introduced the Land Rover ‘Explore’ — the first car-branded ‘ruggedized’ smartphone designed primarily for active travelers who go to places with challenging environmental conditions. The Explore has protection against water, dust, heat and accidental falls. The handset also has a prolonged battery life as well as protection against extreme temperatures and thermal shock.     Another key feature of the Explore is the touchscreen, which can be used with wet fingers and while wearing gloves, which is essential for phones intended to be used primarily outdoors. In addition, the phone is equipped with a highly precise GPS system, special SOS flashlight, compass and map specifically designed for off-road vehicles. The phone is a collaboration between Land Rover and Bullitt Group,...
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