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Look­ing to cap­ture spe­cial mo­ments this fes­tive sea­son? Canon has in­tro­duced its lat­est DSLR, the EOS 7D Mark II, re­plac­ing the age­ing EOS 7D with a new 20.2-megapixel APS-C sen­sor and Dual DIGIC 6 im­age processors. The 7D Mark II sup­ports up to 10 frames-per-sec­ond burst shoot­ing and packs a 65-point All Cross Type aut­o­fo­cus sys­tem with Dual Pixel CMOS. In fact, ac­cord­ing to Canon, the new DSLR is its most pow­er­ful EOS to date. As for video, there’s sup­port for 1080p and 720p at up to 60fps, with a choice of .MOV or .MP4 for­mats. The whole 7D II is weather re­sis­tant, and it has a built-in GPS for geo­tag­ging pho­tos. www.canon.co.za


Build­ing on the suc­cess of the pop­u­lar TomTom BRIDGE Ter­mi­nal, TomTom BRIDGE Hub is a dis­play ag­nos­tic so­lu­tion, which al­lows cus­tomers and part­ners in var­i­ous in­dus­tries such as trans­porta­tion, emer­gency, lo­gis­tics, and util­i­ties to con­nect with dif­fer­ent de­vices or even HDMI dis­plays, to cre­ate en­hanced con­nected mo­bil­ity so­lu­tions. TomTom BRIDGE Hub is packed with fea­tures, in­clud­ing the lat­est TomTom Nav­i­ga­tion, real-time Maps and re­al­time TomTom Traf­fic. Ap­pli­ca­tions can in­ter­face with nav­i­ga­tion us­ing SDKs, al­low­ing com­pa­nies to cre­ate en­tirely cus­tomis­able so­lu­tions tai­lor-made to their busi­ness needs. The three TomTom BRIDGE Hub mod­els are now avail­able for pre-or­der; ship­ment is ex­pected by the end of 2017 in Europe, North Amer­ica, APAC, and South Africa. www.tomtom.com


Of­fi­cially mar­keted as the ul­ti­mate pro­duc­tiv­ity de­vice, the Len­ovo Yoga Book is of­ten billed as a glimpse of the fu­ture. The hard­back-sized com­puter packs not only a choice of An­droid 6.0.1, but also a full Wa­com dig­i­tal pen for art and note-tak­ing. The mag­ne­sium and alu­minium al­loy cas­ing mea­sures 10.1 x 6.72 x 0.38 inches and weighs just over 600 grams. In­side, it uses a 2.4 GHz In­tel Atom quad-core pro­ces­sor, with 4GB of mem­ory and 64GB of stor­age. There is a mi­croSD slot for up to 128GB cards, along with WiFi 802.11con­nec­tiv­ity. An 8-megapixel cam­era on the rear sup­ports aut­o­fo­cus, while the two-megapixel front cam­era above the touch­screen is fixed­fo­cus. The dis­play is a 10.1-inch high­def­i­ni­tion panel, with ca­pac­i­tive touch. www3.len­ovo.com

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