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September 20, 2008
Forum Nokia, the largest online global mobile developer community recently announced a global contest, Calling All Innovators that should enable developers to create mobile applications for the betterment of society.
The Forum Nokia Calling All Innovators Competition is open to all mobile application developers, and features three distinct categories for submissions:
Eco-Challenge: Make a Difference
Emerging Markets: IMAGINE the Possibilities
Technology Showcase: The Developer Showdown
Along with a trip to Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona, and distribution of their application for free through a variety of Nokia channels, first place winners in each category will receive USD 25,000 while second place and third place winners of each category will receive USD 10,000 and USD 5,000 respectively.
The contest opens on September 16, 2008 and all entries are due by December 15, 2008. Finalists will be selected and notified in January 2009.
More information about Forum Nokia’s Calling All Innovators, including how to submit an application and complete contest rules and requirements, can be found online at www.callingallinnovators.com
Canon announced 10 megapixel successors to its PowerShot S5IS ‘super zoom’ compact digital camera – PowerShot SX10 IS and PowerShot SX1 IS
September 20, 2008
Canon has revealed details of their newest addition to the SX series of digital cameras- the Powershot SX10. The camera is featured packed and includes Canon’s new Digic-4 image processor, an optical image stabilizer, face detection technology and a wide angle 20x optical zoom lens.
The camera shoots at a resolution of 10 MP and has a 2.5 inch LCD screen. The camera allows users to capture VGA movies up to one hour. The company claims that the noise in videos is reduced through the utilization of a Voice Coil Motor which also increases focus speed. The SX10 also gives 24 shooting modes which can be accessed through an SLR type dial.
The camera which is supposed to hit stores in late October for about $399 (Rs. 18,800 approximately) is powered by 4 AA batteries.
PowerShot SX10 IS Specifications
- 10.0 effective Megapixel CCD
- F2.8-5.7, 20X optical zoom lens, equivalent to 28 – 560 mm
- Lens uses new “voice coil motor” for increased AF speed and less motor noise
- Optical image stabilization
- Digic 4 image processor
- Flip-out, rotating 2.5″ LCD display with 230,000 pixels + electronic viewfinder
- Full manual controls + numerous scene modes
- New Servo AF mode (also found on the G10) for tracking a moving subject
- Same Intelligent Contrast Control and Face Detection features as the G10
- Records movies at 640 x 480 (30 fps) with stereo sound recording using H.264 codec
- Zoom lens can be used while recording
- SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus card slot
- Uses four AA batteries; 600 shots per charge with NiMH cells
September 20, 2008
Listen, watch and play all day with 24 hours of battery life and room for up to 2000 songs. The new Sansa® Fuze™ from SanDisk® is your portable music machine with 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB of storage. Watch your favorite video clips on the Sansa Fuze’s 1.9″ color screen. Jam to FM radio with 40 preset stations, play with the built-in voice recorder, and share your photos wherever you go. Choose from five electric colors: blue, red, pink, black or silver. Incredible battery life in a 0.3″ thin device—the Sansa Fuze marks the next wave of music & video players.
The MP3 player works with computers running Windows XP or Windows Vista. It also works with Mac and Linux operating systems (under MSC mode.)
The 2GB Sansa Fuze player is priced at Rs.5490, 4GB (1,000 MP3 songs) for Rs.6890 and 8GB (2,000 MP3 songs) for Rs.8999. The 2GB is available in black; the 4GB Sansa Fuze is available in black, red, pink and blue, and the 8GB is available in silver.