Sony DEV-50V: Read Only if You Have $2K

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Apr 242013
Sony DEV-50V: Read Only if You Have $2K

Ah, the marvels that troop out of Sony’s digital labs! The Japanese electronics behemoth has put out a spiffy gadget (DEV-50V) that melds a binoculars and a digital still/video camera. And boy, do the features of the DEV-50V look impressive! Hooked, I am. DEV-50V Capabilities Whether you’re ogling your pretty neighbor across the street, gazing in awe at a majestic lion leaping for the kill in the Serengeti Park or watching an IPL cricket match in Mumbai from the last row, the DEV-50 looks like a great companion to look through. The binoculars features auto-focus, image stabilization and 0.8x-12x optical […]

Jul 242012
Do You Guys Pinterest?

Your favorite blog is now on Pinterest! Oh well, idle minds have lots of time. 😉 What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a popular online pinboard where you can ‘pin’ your favorite photos. The photos can be uploaded from your PC or ‘grabbed’ from some other web site. On Pinterest, you can find tons of photos in virtually every category you can think of. I’m happy to report that my favorite Indian movie stars Ajith Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan have been ‘pinned’ several times on Pinterest. That sure made my day! Speaking of Indian movie stars, I found a rare […]

Feb 072012
Nikon D800 DSLR - Drool Baby, Drool

Got $3,000 plus to spend on a camera? No? Then keep moving because this post ain’t for you beggars. Nikon’s hot new D800 Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera will be out in March this year for $2,999.95 (body-only, we presume). Highlights of Nikon D800: * Full frame camera * High resolution 36.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor (7360 x 4912 resolution) * New Advanced Scene Recognition System featuring 91,000-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III * Four exposure modes: Aperture-Priority (A), Manual (M), Programmed auto with flexible program (P) and Shutter-Priority (S) * 1/8000 to 30 sec shutter speed * Native ISO […]

When Inhouse Chef is on Strike, SI Eats …

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Feb 062012
When Inhouse Chef is on Strike, SI Eats ...

Thank God for Chinese restaurants. Edible food at cheap prices that can satisfy even the cheapest desi cheapskate comes only from a Chinese restaurant. When our in-house Annadata (food provider) went on a flash-strike today, we gave praise to the Lord for letting the Chinese Migrants come to our shores. So what if the Chinese accents are unintelligible – Yooo wah hah sau translates into Would you like hot sauce in normal English. 😉 With rare exceptions, the food at most Chinese restaurants is edible, cheap and, hey, occasionally even palatable. Chicken with Garlic Sauce & Pork Fried Rice ($5.50) […]