The TechBrat by Goh De No


Panasonic G7or Fujifilm X-T10?Take your best shot

27 May 2015 - LAST week saw the launch of two exciting new small-bodied but capable cameras just hours apart from one another, namely Panasonic’s G7 and the Fujifilm X-T10. The Panasonic G7, is an improvement on its predecessor, the G6, with a brand new sensor, and a 2.36-million dot electric viewfinder and a faster autofocusing system. A welcomed feature, is the 4K video shooting, which Panasonic has been really good at with its flagship Micro Four Thirds (M43) camera, the GH4. The G7,...

Tiny but mighty C.H.I.P makes huge waves

20 May 2015 - FANCY a computer for US$9? Kickstarter, everyone’s favourite crowd-funding website has done it again, with Next Thing Co creating the world’s first US$9 ($13) computer. With 17 days to go, the project has already received 27,770 backers, with a pledge of almost US$1.5 million out of the initial US$50,000 goal. Needless to say, the US$9 computer, also known as “CHIP”, is a runaway success. This tiny computer, about the size of your palm, can do all basic tasks a computer can...