The third camera off the Nikon production line back in 1948 will be put up for auction in Europe next month. The camera is a 35 mm rangefinder that takes interchangeable lenses. The model number is Nikon 1.
Microsoft has announced its first desktop computer – Surface Studio. The Surface Studio is a 28″ all-in-one computer, featuring 32 GB of RAM and a 2 TB hard drive. You can draw and scribble on the screen with the Surface Pen stylus, which has no latency and is supposed to feel like a real pen. The screen has a 3:2 aspect ratio, so photographers will love it, and the monitor has a feature called “True Scale” that will let you see your images exactly as they are supposed to look. You can preorder the Surface Studio for $3,000.
Kodak has announced the Ektra, basically a camera you can make phone calls on. It features a 5″ screen, a 21MP camera, and an f2.0 aperture. It will sell for $500 US in Europe, but the company has not announced when it will be available in the USA.
The mirrorless M5 is more of less a shrunken version of the much larger EOS 80D. It has a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor. It also lets you maintain a constant Bluetooth connection with your smartphone.
The recording was made by the BBC in 1951.