It took over five months, but Sony finally delivered my NEX-7 kit on March 8 (my birthday, natch!). After using the camera for a few weeks, I can say it's exactly what I hoped it would be: A worthy upgrade over the NEX-5, and perhaps the best enthusiast camera on the market. But it's not without flaws, including some surprising shortcomings. Here's my hands-on review! Why Buy … [Read more...] about Sony NEX-7 Hands-On Review Part 1: The New Super-Camera
Aah, Veronica Belmont, I wish you would ask the hard questions... Yes, the Mahalo/Engadget geek-reporter got an in-person demo (with Artemy Lebedev) of an Optimus Maximus keyboard at CES, but (predictably) the video leaves much to be desired. You might remember my earlier discussion of this amazing $1500 OLED-equipped display/keyboard monstrosity. I'm still not buying … [Read more...] about Optimus Maximus: Ultimate Keyboard Non-Demo at CES!
Have you heard of the Optimus Maximus yet? It's the ultimate computer keyboard (no kidding!), it costs $1500 (no, really, I'm serious!), and I'm not interested (even though I'm a keyboard nut). First, an introduction to the Maximus: It's a 113-key PC keyboard. But each key is actually a mini OLED display, so the user can apply custom labels on the fly based on what … [Read more...] about Optimus Maximus: It’s Beyond This Keyboard-Head