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We like Sony's full frame Alpha mirrorless A7-II and light-vacuuming A7s cameras, but the downside is a narrow range of full-frame lenses. It's now resolved the problem significantly with four new models, including a walk-around zoom and fast prime from Zeiss. The latter, a Distagon T* FE 35mm F1....

March 4th 2015 at 8:09am 0 Comments
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Alpha testing invites for Bloodborne are now appearing in select email inboxes. Joystiq's own Sinan Kubba received an invite to the "small-scale test," which features early access to the game and "a sample of its online features," according to the email. Those that would like to take part in the t...

September 16th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been holding out on purchasing an Alpha 6000 because you don't need an electronic viewfinder, Sony's got a mirrorless camera just for you. Internally, the Alpha 5100, which replaces the NEX-5T, is nearly identical to its pricier counterpart, with a 24.3-megapixel sensor and a BIONZ X pro...

August 18th 2014 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Sony's NEX-C3 is the centerpiece of every Engadget kitbag thanks to its light weight and good performance What then of its 2013 replacement, the NEX-3N? We praised the low price, but the lack of a microphone input or accessory mount meant that it wasn't going to replace its predecessor in our hear...

July 6th 2014 at 10:11pm 0 Comments
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This week, Sony announced the A7s, a full-frame mirrorless camera that captures 4K video. But the 12-megapixel shooter has a few more tricks up its sleeve, including a phenomenally high top sensitivity of ISO 409,600, matching the Hi4 setting of Nikon's much larger (and pricier) D4S. Sony commissi...

April 10th 2014 at 12:36pm 0 Comments
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According to a listing on its Australian site, Sony's just launched the A3500 mirrorless camera, but don't get too excited yet. It seems to be a mild reworking of the A3000 released just six months ago with an identical body and specs, like the 20.1-megapixel Exmor APS-C sensor, 1080p video and 3....

March 24th 2014 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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Sony's Alpha 7 cameras shook up the photography world by offering full-frame shooting in a small body, but they also have their fair share of quirks, such as slow startup times and subpar JPEG images. Some of those problems may vanish very soon, though, as Sony plans to roll out big firmware updat...

March 7th 2014 at 12:32pm 0 Comments
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As surely expected by all involved, EverQuest Next Landmark's proposed business plan ruffled a few feathers. After all, it's a given that you can't please everyone. And also just as expected, some folks are crying foul; you can't have SOE say boo without someone screaming doom and gloom. But has th...

March 6th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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You know you've got it bad when you don't want to leave a game long enough to write about it! But that's exactly how this last week has been for me and EverQuest Next Landmark. Don't get me wrong; it's an awesome change to be so eager to play that you willingly stare at a login queue (getting to li...

February 8th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Hello, fellow EverQuest Next Landmark fans! This is likely the last time you will get to see me say boo about Landmark's alpha now that it has been announced and is starting up. Once I get my email, I will be officially and totally gagged. Many of you know that I was gifted a Trailblazer Founder's...

February 1st 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments