Predictors of AF May Help Guide Care After Stroke of Unknown Cause

Certain patients who have an embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) are particularly vulnerable to developing atrial fibrillation (AF) after their event, according to an analysis of data from the RE-SPECT ESUS study. Researchers say knowledge of these risk factors, especially older age and higher baseline NT-proBNP level, may help pinpoint who’s most likely to benefit from closer surveillance.
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Sony Xperia PRO-I Smartphone Features A 1.0-Type Sensor With Phase Detection Auto Focus

Sony has introduced the Sony Xperia PRO-I which, from looking at the specs, looks like a smartphone that's been specifically designed with photographers in mind. The Sony Xperia PRO-I is the World's first smartphone to include a 1.0-type Exmor RS image sensor with phase-detection AF (autofocus) which means its low light performance should be excellent and the bokeh it produces will look great. Sony also says the inclusion of the image Exmor RS image sensor will also mean the device offers a high dynamic range.
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Transavia France Announces Major Route, Fleet Expansion

MIAMI – After launching four new European routes last week, Transavia France (TO) has further announced a significant route expansion, with the opening of eight new routes and the extension of seven winter seasonal routes for summer 2022. According to French aviation news outlet, the airline also plans to...
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4 Best Things We Ate Last Week

Warm Chopped Vegetable Salad and Coconut Cream Cake at Arcadia Farms Café. When Carolyn Ellis opened Arcadia Farms in a vintage house in Old Town back in 1990, she surely had no idea it would become the quintessential Scottsdale restaurant for discerning ladies who lunch. It’s not one of those cloying grandmotherly tea places crammed with doilies and antiques but rather a gracious retreat so pretty it could make the cover of a home décor magazine. And you talk about a loyal following! A friend and I foolishly believed we could waltz in for lunch without a reservation this past summer, but nope. We tried on two different occasions, and the place was booked. Imagine that — a Scottsdale restaurant packed at lunch in June!

Nikon India has leaked the Z 9 specs: 45MP, 8K/60p, 120fps, 20fps Raw

GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) EN-EL18c battery, and a new battery (EN-EL18x) that can be charged through camera USB-C. Car/motorcycle AF tracking, animal and people AI AF, as low as -7 EV. Improved articulated screen. Two CFExpress memory cards. Third joystick/selector added. New shooting modes. Shutter sound level control. **This...

Sony goes for creators with Xperia Pro-I smartphone

As announced, Sony has unveiled its latest Xperia Pro smartphone aimed at creators and those looking for the best possible imaging performance in a smartphone, the $1,800-priced Xperia Pro-I. Mostly focused on imaging, the new Sony Xperia Pro-I is an impressive smartphone, and in addition to the triple-sensor system camera...

Sony's Xperia Pro-I is a photographer’s dream come true

Sony’s latest camer— err, smartphone has everything you could ask for in a modern flagship Android device. We’re talking 4K, 10-bit HDR, 120Hz OLED display, Dolby Atmos, a 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as supporting the LDAC Bluetooth codec and DSEE Ultimate for upscaling audio to the highest quality. And with the top-tier Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G with Snapdragon Elite gaming, this phone not only offers the highest performance, but it’s a gaming beast too. Also onboard: 12GB of RAM, 512GB of internal storage that can be expanded further with up to a 1TB MicroSD card. The 4,500mAh battery is capable of fast charging up to 50 percent in 30 minutes, thanks to the included 30w charger. The list goes on.

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lens Review

Fujifilm's most compact and unobtrusive lens is here, the Fujinon XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR, intended for APS-C format. This equates to a “35mm equivalent” field of view around 40mm, a popular focal length that is considered a “wide standard” lens. Add an aperture ring and weather resistance and we have a lens usable in the outdoors, able to withstand all its fickle weather, even down to a freezing -10C. It looks great, so let's couple it up with the compact 26.1MP Fujifilm X-E4 body to put the lens through its paces and see what it can do.

Rams Start Second Half of Mountain West Schedule

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Colorado State will begin the second half of the Mountain West schedule on the road this week at Air Force and New Mexico. From here on out, the Rams will face opponents they already saw earlier this season, but at reversed locations. CSU will start the week playing the Falcons on Thursday at 6 p.m., MT before heading to New Mexico for a 12 p.m., MT match on Saturday.

Xperia PRO-I: An iPhone 13 Pro Killer?

First, let’s answer the question above, and the answer is NO! Sony has launched its new smartphone flagship, which is the Xperia PRO-I. The PRO-I is armed with an impressive 1-inch sensor that allows phase detection autofocus, and a real (not computerized) cinematic depth of field, as opposed to the computerized bokeh of the iPhone 13 Pro. Explore below the Xperia PRO-I specs and a very enjoyable video test.

Windows 10 and Windows 11 compared in terms of performance

Overclockers user Zystax compared the performance of Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems in various programs. Used Windows 11 with the latest update and Windows 10 with the May 21H1 update. Both operating systems were installed on separate SATA SSDs with the same speed specifications. For testing, we chose...

Fiona Hill holds nothing back when discussing Ivanka’s creepy AF relationship with her dad

Fiona Hill has seen some things.In her new book There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century, Trump’s former national security official and Russia advisor writes at length about what it was like being a woman working in the Trump White House.More specifically, she writes about what it was like to be woman working alongside Ivanka in the Trump White House. (Spoiler: It was uncomfortable, awkward, demoralizing, and a little bit, well, creepy.)“There are people like Kellyanne Conway and others who had a big influence on [Donald Trump], because obviously they ran his campaign and he admired her,” Hill tells The Independent in an interview.“But I think for women who he didn’t know, women who didn’t appear to be.

Sony Xperia Pro-I smartphone launched

Sony, has launched its new product, the Sony Xperia Pro-I smartphone in a virtual event. Called a “camera first then a smartphone”, the Sony Xperia Pro-I has intricate features of a professional Sony camera fused into a smartphone device. The virtual event saw three experts – a photographer, a cinematographer, and a vlogger – detail the specifications of the phone and how it works well as both a camera and a smartphone.

Review: Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM by Christopher Frost

This site contains affiliate links to products and services. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. One of my favourite lens reviewers Christopher Frost has completed his review of the brand new Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM. The review showcases all of the strengths and weaknesses...

Sony Xperia PRO-I phone with Vlog Monitor officially announced

Sony has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone offering. As anticipated, the new Sony Xperia PRO-I is ready to redefine mobile imaging. The company has confirmed a product reveal and yesterday, some details and images were leaked ahead of launch. We were shown a new camera-focused smartphone and a new VR headset that is compatible with a phone. This is a premium-level smartphone that is good enough for professional photography with its 1.0-type image sensor with Phase Detection Autofocus and more premium features.