Available on pre-order from today, the Aura boasts a 6.8-inch E-Ink display with a resolution of 265 ppi—higher than the Kindle Paperwhite— and also has the fastest page turner. Analysts expect it to sell well amongst people who want non-fiction books with illustrations, and childrens' titles.
Peep behind your HDTV and you'll find at least one HDMI cable. It's the wire that lets your HD cable box or DVD player to connect with your TV screen, and it conforms to existing HDMI 1.3 standards. That means it's limited in a number of ways... which is why HDMI 1.4 is on the way.
After months of rumors, Microsoft suddenly pulled the covers off its upgraded Zune personal media player late yesterday. It's called the Zune HD, and it's unashamedly gunning after the iPod touch. Does it have a shot?
Just weeks after being purchased by Cisco, Flip appears to be releasing a new device in its hugely successful range of pocket-friendly digital palmcorders. The Ultra HD was purchased at Best Buy for $200 by a fan, who spared no time posting all about it on his Web site. Although the Ultra HD's specs are an improvement on previous Flip camcorders, it's got a lot of competition courtesy of upcoming devices from Genius and Kodak.
Small point-and-shoot digicams have had the ability to shoot short videos for a while, but digital SLRs are just catching up. Recently Nikon [TYO:7731] announced its new D90 DSLR, which came with an HD movie mode that shot in 720p. But Canon [CAJ] has one-upped their pro-level rival with the latest EOS 5D Mark II, which sports a full-frame CMOS sensor and adds a full 1080p movie mode that can shoot at 30 frames per second.