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In Sunday’s segment on Sky News Australia (Weekend Edition with Tim Gilbert) we took a look at Google’s latest Pixel devices, the Pixel 7a and Pixel Tablet.

We also covered some of the software announcements from Google I/O, Google’s yearly developers conference. And of course, that includes AI.

GOOGLE PIXEL IS SMART BUT THE NOKIA XR21 IS TOUGHER

The Nokia XR21 is the new toughness champion without the bulky looks. It’s just gone on sale in Australia and I’ve been testing its ruggedness.

Tough phone with good looks: Nokia XR21

IP69K – MILITARY GRADE RATING BUT LOOKS LIKE A NORMAL PHONE

  • Survive being dropped from 1.8m high 
  • Last in 1.5m of water for up to an hour 
  • Withstand a 100-bar pressure water jet at 80°C
  • Operate in temperatures between -20°C and +55°C
  • Capture imagery at night thanks to a double flash camera and advanced low light imaging capabilities 
  • Be used with wet hands and gloves  
  • Keep you going with 2-day battery, and fast charging should you need to make a pit stop
  • $799 

CANON’S NEW CAMERA FOR VLOGGERS

Next month Canon will start selling the PowerShot V10. A purpose built vlogging camera which reminds me of the original old Flip Video camera. 

Canon PowerShot V10 for vloggers

The PowerShot V10 key features:

·       Wide angle lens focal length 6.6mm (35mm equivalent focal lengths are 18mm in stills and 19mm in video mode), f/2.8 maximum aperture 

·       Movie recording in 4K UHD at 29.97/25.00 fps and Full HD at 59.94/50.00 fps 

·       Face-tracking AF 

·       Movie IS Mode

·       Large stereo microphone

·       Built-in stand (easy tilt adjustment up to 30 degrees)

·       JPEG still image shooting, equivalent to Scene Intelligent Auto

The PowerShot V10 will be available in Australia from June 2023. RRP of $699 

AWARD WINNING COVERAGE

My mini-doco on Wing Aviation – ‘Delivering the Goods‘ was recognised at the Australian IT Awards, Friday night. It was my third award.

It was the night of nights for the Australian tech media industry. I produced a behind-the-scenes global exclusive at Wing HQ in Canberra.

Djuro Sen winning his third Australian IT Award

In previous years I won best reviewer. This is most important category to me when it comes to our Weekend Edition viewers and at the top of the list are TV reviews. They are expensive products and consumers deserve quality, in-depth reviews. 

The first of the 2023 TV review videos will be online today. 

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