While the TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker has a few small shortcomings, it delivers very good sound for its size and price and is well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.
While the A33 has a few small shortcomings, including only average battery life at 6 hours, it delivers very good sound for its size and $150 price tag.
With very good sound for its size and an online price just below $150, TDK's A33 Bluetooth speaker is one of the better portable wireless speaker values.
Bobby Hollis, a former vice president for renewable energy at NV Energy, is now senior renewable-energy manager at Apple.
A Windows user and photographer? You can now grab an update to Microsoft's camera codec pack that adds RAW file format support for 34 new cameras.
The new Sony Alpha SLT-A35 looks, smells, feels, tastes and sounds like a digital SLR, but it's much faster.
Sony's update to its entry-level SLT (single-lens translucent) interchangeable-lens cameras is solid, if not terribly exciting. The company also plans a firmware update to bring a couple new capabilities to its existing models.
DxO Labs quantifies how much light is lost to Sony's A33 and A55 cameras' transparent mirror. The sensors are still competitive, though.
Along with yesterday's release of OS X 10.6.5, Apple issued a few other updates for OS X 10.5, MainStage, and a digital raw compatibility update.
An operating system update means faster rendering for raw images in Aperture. Also, the software and iPhoto are supporting 10 new cameras.