Time to throw out your mp3 player as Sony has unveiled a cassette tape with 185 TB of storage.
I recently had an opportunity to be a guest at the London Drugs Retail Tech Group Conference and Trade show in Whistler, BC. It’s really nice to see that, even while technology is growing at an exponential rate, there’s still plenty of room for face-to-face interaction and one-on-one product demonstrations. Truth be told, it makes a whale of a difference. There were about 60 vendors in attendance and we managed to see a number of new and nifty things, many of which would make ideal gifts for the holidays. While it would be impossible to cover the whole gamut of what I saw in a short time, here are a few items, in no particular order, that I thought stood out and would make some great gifts for the upcoming holidays.
To coincide with Sony’s press conference earlier in the day at IFA Berlin, I was invited to a more subdued event at Bay Bloor Radio in Toronto on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, I stopped by the Sony UX Truck which was parked in front of Sony Centre for the Performing Arts at the corner of Front and Yonge in Toronto.
Although they are no longer a new thing, I have to admit, I still have trouble getting used to a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera as it sort of straddles the line between a professional and consumer camera. While it doesn’t quite have the functionality of the more expensive digital single lens reflex camera, it’s more compact and offers far more flexibility than cheap, fixed lens digital cameras.