Sony Spins Off its Division Responsible for Image Sensors

Sony Spins Off its Image Sensor Division

It’s fair to say that Sony’s mobile camera sensors are some of, if not the, best ones available today. Sony knows this and today the company announced they will be establishing the Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation. This is Sony’s devices division but their primary focus is their image sensors. We should see this corporation come into effect on April 1st, 2016.

Microsoft now taking applications for $3,000 HoloLens development kits

Microsoft has just announced that it will make HoloLens development kits available in the first quarter of 2016. The kits will cost $3,000, and Microsoft is taking applications for them starting today. Exact specs for the kits are still nebulous, but they’ll supposedly be “fully untethered,” capable of being used without physical cords or a remote PC connection — like the units we tested earlier this year.

We also don’t know how many of the kits will be released, but Microsoft has already been working with a small number of professionals, including NASA scientists and architects, to help produce the small catalog it’s been showing off since January of 2015. Overall, we’ve only gotten a taste of HoloLens’ possible applications, like…

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[Deal] Get an Aukey Quick Charge 2.0 car adapter for just $5.99 from Amazon

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Amazon is running a deal on a Qualcomm-certified Aukey Quick Charge 2.0 car adapter for just $5.99. The sale price sits at $12.99, but a coupon will bring it down to the aforementioned $5.99.

While Quick Charge 2.0 adapter were never too pricey in the first place, they’re only going to get cheaper from here on out as manufacturers begin to take advantage of the Snapdragon 820 chipset and its Quick Charge 3.0 capabilities.

To get the deal on the Aukey car adapter, just add it to cart. During checkout, apply the promo code 2P77G62C, and you’ll get the advertised $5.99 sale price. And if you happen to have Amazon Prime, you get to take advantage of free two-day shipping as well.

Anyone plan on picking one up?

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