Phani Kumar

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Make a $40 Linux or Android PC with this tiny new Raspberry Pi 2 rival

If you want to build a powerful $40 Linux or Android PC with 4K video support, consider Hardkernel’s Odroid-C2 computer.The developer board is an uncased computer like the popular Raspberry Pi 2, which sells for $35. But South Korea-based Hardkernel claims Odroid-C2 has more horsepower than its …


Ubuntu's first tablet doubles as a desktop, goes on sale in Q2

No word on price, but it's coming soon.

Remember that time Spanish device maker BQ started promoting a new, Ubuntu-powered tablet before Canonical was ready to start talking about it? Well, the Ubuntu developer finally decided to get chatty. As expected, the device is a Ubuntu-fied version of BQ's …


My new laptop skin #laptop #laptopskin #laptopskins #colorful #colors

The Last DSLR I’ll Ever Need

This post stems from a conversation started with my good friend Chris Frosin, during a rainy visit to the Lake District a few days ago. Chris and I …

Photography Blogs


Republic Day

kleine Umzugshelfer, Mini-Menschen

Chance City


Securing the Internet of Things

More things are being connected to address a growing range of business needs. By 2020, more than 50 billion things will connect to the Internet—seven times our human population. Examples are wearable health and performance monitors, connected vehicles, smart grids, connected oil rigs, and connected …

Heartbleed Bug

Cream scene

Baking Bad

Fujifilm Unveils the Compact, Retro-Styled X70

The latest addition to Fujifilm's X-series lineup is the palm-sized X70 model, a premium compact camera for everyday use. Weighing in at 340g, this retro-styled model is the lightest out of all the X-series cameras with an APS-C sized sensor. It also houses a 16.3-megapixel X-Trans II sensor, the …


Khara Pongal with Mint Leaves | New Age Pongal Recipes

This Sankranti, that is tomorrow January 14, 2016, every household in South Indian region would be in it’s food joy of traditional pongal in both …

South Indian Cuisine

til ladoo recipe | sesame seeds ladoo or til ke laddu recipe

til ladoo recipe with step by step photos – simple recipe of ladoos prepared with sesame seeds, jaggery, peanuts and desiccated coconut. makar …

Indian Recipes

Canon 5D Mark III review

Canon's EOS 5D Mark III has a lot to live up to. For a start, the original Canon EOS 5D was the first DSLR to really bring full-frame digital …

chole biryani recipe, how to make chole biryani | chana biryani

chole biryani recipe with step by step photos – aromatic, spiced and a delicious dum cooked and layered biryani with white chickpeas. biryani is a …


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Nikon Sliced This D5 in Half to Reveal the DSLR’s Guts

Nikon’s big announcement at CES 2016 in Las Vegas this year was the new flagship D5 DSLR. In the company’s exhibition space, Nikon is displaying a …


carrot burfi recipe, how to make gajar barfi recipe | barfi recipes

carrot burfi recipe with step by step photos – easy and quick recipe of carrot burfi made with 4 ingredients.

red delhi carrots are in season now and …

Indian Recipes

Nikon D500 vs. D7200 vs. D300s specifications comparison

Two different specs comparisons, first the D500 vs. the D7200 and then the D500 vs. D7200 vs. D300s:
Nikon D500 vs. D7200 specifications …


Tokina breaks new ground with its f/2.0 super-wide DSLR lens

At first glance the focal range for this new Tokina lens doesn't look that impressive at just 14-20mm. That's barely more than a 1.4x zoom range, so …

DSLR Cameras

Panasonic Announces 2 Compact Cameras and a M43 Leica 100-400mm Lens

Camera companies were overshadowed yesterday by Nikon’s major announcements (i.e. the D5, D500, and new action camera), but there was other gear …


Review: Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f2.8 Pro FX (Canon EF)

The Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 offers image quality that is astounding. But the autofocus motor sound is, well...


Cam-Fi: Control a Canon or Nikon DSLR Wirelessly via Phone, Tablet, or Desktop

The CamRanger is a popular add-on solution for controlling Canon and Nikon DSLRs wirelessly. The new Cam-Fi is a similar product at a fraction of the …


Nikon’s New SB-5000 is its First Speedlight to Utilize Radio Frequency

In addition to the new D5 and D500, announced today at CES 2016, Nikon also launched a new SB-5000 Speedlight and a WT-6A Wireless Transmitter.The …


Nikon Unveils the D500: A Crop Sensor DSLR with Pro Level Specs and Features

Nikon today announced the new D500 DSLR, a DX-format crop-sensor DSLR with pro-level features. It’s the successor of the popular Nikon D300S, but it …


Nikon announces the D5, its new flagship DSLR camera

The company's long-awaited shooter has arrived.

Three years after the D4 was born, Nikon's now introducing the highly anticipated successor to its flagship DSLR: the D5. Nikon says the camera is built for speed and accuracy, featuring an insane 153-point AF system, to help cover an extremely wide …


Nikon announces a 360-degree action camera

Nikon just announced the D5, a brand new 4K DSLR flagship camera. But the bigger surprise might be the KeyMission 360, which is the company's first ever action camera — and it shoots 360-degree video in 4K. It's the first action camera in what Nikon is calling a new "family" of action cameras, and …


Why the internet of things revolution will begin in Las Vegas

The “Internet of Things” and “smart home” are both phrases that few had encountered at the beginning of 2015.

But heading into CES 2016, the …

Internet of Things

Leica Q sensor review: Leica’s best low-light camera

The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially …