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BrightTitan Cast 16: Hasselblad X1D and Netflix

New Thunderbolt Display is Coming Afterall

It is clear that Apple needs to introduce a new Thunderbolt display because the current model was introduced decades ago. Even though there were leaks saying that Apple would introduce a new Thunderbolt display, later it was said that those leaks were not sure. However, here is yet another leak saying the exact same thing but this one sounds more realistic.

Apple Thunderbolt Display

According to this leak, Apple will introduce a new Thunderbolt display and it would come with an integrated GPU which would work with any Mac. However, there is no information about the GPU although we are expecting to see AMD Polaris GPU.
Even though this leak does not say anything about its resolution, there are some rumors that suggest the resolution of 5120 x 2880 which is same with the current 5K iMac but the problem is that none of the current computers is capable of handling that resolution over a single cable. However, maybe with the integrated GPU and Thunderbolt 3 ( or you can also say USB Type-C ) this problem may be solved.
As you would expect, Apple will probably introduce the new Thunderbolt Display this year along side with the new MacBook Pro.
Tell us your opinion about the upcoming Thunderbolt Display in the comments

Hasselblad X1D is Company’s ( also world’s ) First Mirrorless Medium Format Camera

Some of you may know the company Hasselblad. It is a camera manufacturer which produces great cameras that cost a lot and they just introduced a new model called X1D.

Hasselblad X1D

Amazing Specs

First of all, it is Hasselblad’s first mirrorless medium format camera as well as it is their smallest one. It weights 725g ( 1.6 pounds ) which is relatively lighter than Canon 5D Mark III thats weights 860 g without lenses.

Hasselblad X1D

 

As you would expect, Hasselblad X1D has a metal body. There is a 3-inch 920k dot touchscreen on the back with a 2.4-megapixel electronic viewfinder.

Hasselblad X1D

Anyway, let’s talk about its specs. Hasselblad X1D has 50-megapixel medium-format CMOS imager which has approximately 2 times more surface area that the ones found in full-size DSLRs. X1D has also a dynamic range of 14 stops with 16-bit colors. Other features are the shutter speed of 1/2000 of a second to 60 minutes, 1080p video at 25fps and ISO range of 100 to 25600. However, one thing that is worth mentioning about the ISO is that Hasselblad insists the sizes of the pixels prevents ISO Noise.

Connectivity features are USB 3.0 support, Wi-Fi ac, and GPS. Also, like the previous model, X1D has two slots for SD cards.

Lenses

You have two options with the lenses. First, if you already own H-system lenses, then you can use those with X1D but you would need an adaptor that is sold severely. Second, if you don’t have any lenses, then you will only have two options: A 45mm/f3.5 prime lens or a 90mm/f4.5 lens.

Hasselblad X1D

Price?

Well, don’t expect Hasselblad X1D to be cheap. It costs $8995 without any lenses and if you want to buy the camera with lenses and the price will reach to $11,290 ( with 45mm/f3.5 lens ) or even to $13,985 with both lenses.


Note 7 will only have an Edge variant

Samsung started to make phones with Edge Screen with Note Edge which only had one curve, though. However, even though Samsung later added one curve with S6 Edge, the one thing in common was that there were always 2 variants; the regular one and the Edge one but according to the rumors, Note 7 will only have one variant.

If the rumors are true, then upcoming Note 7 will only have one screen: 5.8-inch Dual Edge Screen. I think it is a good step to make the Note series as their flagship series.

Anyway, other features of the Note 7 is SnapDragon 823, 6GB of RAM, 12MP Dual-pixel sensor and USB Type-C


BrightTitan has a new Sign up system

You could always register to BrightTitan but there wasn’t an option for you to sign up with your Google account until now. Today, we are introducing the second version of our forum which also changes the way that you log in to our site.

First of all, we have made changes in the signup screen. Besides of having an ability to create a BrightTitan account, you can also use your Facebook, Twitter and Google account. If you signup to BrightTitan, you will be able to use our forum in which you can interact with other people and talk with our editors.

Second, we also change the way that you write posts in the forum. In the past, you were limited to the HTML editor which was not a good option for normal
users. However, with BrightTitan Forum 2.0, we have a normal text editor.


Netflix has a new logo for Mobile

Here is a surprise for you. Netflix just changed its logo … but not completely. This means that they have a new logo but they will use their new logo only in some areas.

Netflix New Logo

Before talking about where they will use it, let’s look at the new logo. Unlike the old one ( but still it is the current, though. Anyway we will talk about that in the next paragraph ), it does not say “NETFLIX” but instead, it is just the letter “N but the curve at the bottom reminds the old one. Even though the color of the letter is very similar to the previous logo, the background is black while the previous one was white.

 

Netfilx New Logo

However, as I said at the beginning, it does not mean they completely changed their design. Still, you will see the old logo on netflix.com. However, the new logo will be used on mobile and social media.

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