One year ago today, Sony announced the FE 200-600mm super-telephoto zoom lens. I was one of the first people on the planet to use the lens before that announcement, and later in September 2019 I purchased my own copy and have used it extensively ever since. Extensively may actually be too light of a word. The Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS is quite literally the only lens I
The Presso team first piqued my interest in a trip to Hong Kong last summer. The startup promised a clever approach to dry cleaning that involved setting up robotic kiosks in hotel hallways. The product is aimed at traveling business people looking for a quick clean of rumpled clothing ahead of an important business meeting. […]
VC fund Runa Capital was launched with $135 million in 2010, and is perhaps best known for its investment into NGINX, which powers many web sites today. In more recent years it has participated or led investments into startups such as Zipdrug ($10.8 million); Rollbar this year ($11 million); and Monedo (for €20 million). HQ’d […]
After buying FitBit back in November 2019, we expected Google to Health and Fitness functionalities into WearOS eventually. Now, Google has been asking feedback via a Google User Experience Research program on possible new features for future versions of WearOS. While this does not confirm that Google will add these features into the next version of WearOS, the very fact that Google is taking such an interest is good. Many users use smartwatches mainly as fitness trackers and it would be welcoming to have these features baked right into WearOS. blood sugar, blood pressure monitors) so that readings can be synchronized and accessed on the watch: Pair watch with medical devices (e.g.
They are already struggling to understand the impact of targeted ads online with cookies, but without them, it’s virtually impossible. This could, in turn, create a dependency on the browser-as-platform, which doesn’t sit well with some advertisers. “In the absence of those cookies, we must create new proxies for measurement,” said the chief media officer at a consumer goods advertiser. In other words, fewer cookies mean less tracking data, which ultimately causes havoc with the measurement of online ad campaigns. Attention metrics have grown in popularity in recent years as advertisers like Asics have grown wary of easily gamed metrics in favor of better proxies for media quality.