If you've been following B&H Pulse on Twitter, you've noticed that we've been tweeting the latest announcements as they came in. Now that the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is over, here's a roundup of the most-watched stories, to cut through all the clutter.
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In the age of tablet computers and intelligent telephones, you may not think a refresh to a line of desktop machines would create much buzz, but to the power users that you find at B&H, the new Thunderbolt-equipped quad-core Apple iMacs are electrifying. You can't bust one out on an airplane and consume high-def video on your folding tray table, but back at your workspace you can use one to produce high-end content like never before.
Three new Sony Handycam models are about to make their way from the factory assembly line to the shelves of our store: the DCR-SX45, DCR-SX65, and the DCR-SX85. Each model features a 3" touch-screen display (the previous generations had smaller screens that lacked touch control), and lots of new functions and features that make using these cameras easier than ever. Check out this post to get the skinny on these powerful and affordable handheld video cameras.
Tip-offs that these are no ordinary TVs are the four USB ports and keypad/mouse combo remote. You've seen connected TVs before, even from Sony. But the new Sony Internet TV models let you navigate anywhere—not only to preselected sites. The four TVs and one Blu-ray player are future proof, too, thanks to downloadable firmware upgrades. Even Sony refers to these products as "Google TV."
Dynalite, the long-time flash system of choice for a legion of location shooters, has introduced a new series of packs, heads and light-shaping tools that take a page from the "give a little, get a little" school of thought.
The Casio Exilim Hi Zoom EX-H20G has a 14 MP CCD sensor and a 10X zoom from 24 to 240mm equivalent plus this camera has a unique Hybrid GPS built in that works inside as well as outside. This camera is so dedicated to making sure it updates your location that even when the camera is turned off it will search for satellite signal every 10 minutes. People are calling the Casio EX-H20G the “Ultimate Travel Zoom Camera “ because of the unusual GPS and because it has a world atlas built into it with information for almost 10,000 sightseeing photo spots around the world.
Users of the Nikon D7000 digital SLR camera have been complaining about bright spots when recording video of dark subjects or in low-light situations. Nikon has acknowledged and resolved the problem with its release of updated firmware for the camera, which can be downloaded for free from Nikon's website.
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