Fujifilm’s Instax Mini LiPlay brings audio to the instant camera experience

Fujifilm has just announced its latest Instax camera, the Instax Mini LiPlay. Like prior Instax Mini cameras, the Mini LiPlay takes lo-fi rectangular images that are developed instantly. It also has the ability to capture digital images and audio at the same time, which you can view on its LCD screen or transfer to your phone through Fujifilm’s Mini LiPlay app. It’s like a smaller version of the Instax Square SQ10 from two years ago, with a new added gimmick. It will be available starting on June 14th for $159.95.

Fujifilm’s Instax cameras, synonymous with influencers and the occasional sweet 16 party, have never been known for their impressive image quality or high-end features. They exist to capture high contrast aesthetic prints…

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AMD announces new Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards

AMD has announced three new desktop graphics cards at E3 2019. These are based on the new 7nm ‘NAVI’ architecture that gamers have been anticipating for a few years now. Two of the new models being announced today are the Radeon RX 5700 and the Radeon RX 5700 XT. The RX 5700 XT has 40 compute units and 2560 stream processors, with a peak performance of 9.75 TFLOPS. It has a base clock speed of 1605MHz and a boost clock speed of 1905MHz, which can only be sustained for short bursts. The more realistic game clock is 1755MHz. The GPU comes with 8GB of GDDR6 memory and starts at…

The biggest news from Elon Musk’s Tesla shareholder meeting

Horses were a somewhat unexpected theme at Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting. After CEO Elon Musk suggested that owning a gas car would be the equivalent of using a horse to get around, a Tesla shareholder asked Musk if the company’s announced pickup would have enough go power to haul her horse. “I didn’t mean to insult horses earlier,” Musk replied. “I love horses.” (Yes, the planned pickup could haul her horse.)

The shareholder meeting had some ups and downs — from a member of animal rights group PETA asking about vegan steering wheels to a discussion about Model 3 demand. The meeting comes at a time when Tesla’s stock price is at two-year low after falling almost continuously throughout 2019. The company suffered one of its worst…

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Konami announces TurboGrafx-16 Mini console

Konami has announced the latest in the slew of shrunk-down retro consoles, the TurboGrafx-16 Mini. Six games have been announced so far for the system, which will be released in Japan as the PC Engine Mini and in Europe as the PC Engine Core Grafx. It’ll have two USB ports for controllers and support a five-way multiplayer adapter.

The games announced so far are:

  • R-Type
  • New Adventure Island
  • Ninja Spirit
  • Ys Book I & II
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Alien Crush

Other versions of the system have different games announced so far. For example, the PC Engine Mini is confirmed to include Castlevania classic Dracula X: Rondo of Blood.

The original PC Engine was designed by Hudson and manufactured by NEC. It was released in Japan in 1987, and the US-focused…

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AT&T’s LG V40 ThinQ gets Android Pie with April 2019 security patch

Verizon’s LG V40 ThinQ got updated with Android Pie last month and now AT&T has released the latest version of Android for this 2018 flagship. The new firmware carries version number V405UA20d and weighs around 1.5GB in size. It brings Android Pie niceties, new UI and new navigation to the V40 ThinQ, in addition to bumping up the Android security patch level on the phone to April 1, 2019. It’s unclear why an update seeding in June only has the April patch – it could be that LG is running behind schedule or AT&T taking too long to approve the release as US carriers often do….

Pixel 4 rumors are heating up: motion sensing and a square camera bump

Google has been releasing Pixel phones in October for three years now, and so we’re expecting a Pixel 4 and a Pixel 4 XL this October too. Like clockwork, the leaks have begun, though at this early date it’s a little hard to nail down precise details with confidence. Still, there are a few pieces of information worth looking at, if only because the first set of rumors is plausible and the second set is weird — weird enough to be true.

First, we have the traditional first leak for any phone: supposed cases and renders. The renders come from Pricebaba (by way of OnLeaks) and show a classic black slab that breaks a bit from Google’s traditional design language. First, it doesn’t seem to have a fingerprint sensor on the back. Second, while…

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