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Apple apologizes for iPhone performance issues, offers discount on battery replacement

In a "letter to our customers" posted on its website, Apple took a more active stance in the iPhone slowdown 'scandal' that has been making headlines over the past week. The company once again explained why it was reducing performance on older iPhone models, but the letter went a step further, apologizing to customers for the lack of transparency and offering a few potential solutions to placate angry iPhone users. dpreview.com

2017-12-29 01:46

Oprema Jenas 58mm F2 Biotar Lens Will Have 17 Aperture Blades

We posted recently about the rumored and then confirmed revival of the legendary 58mm Biotar lens by Oprema Jena a company founded by the same people behind Myer Optik. The company has set out to revive old legendary lenses, much in the same way their sister company Myer Optik has, and their second lens is the Biotar 58mm F2, for which they just launched their Indiegogo Campaign. thephoblographer.com

2017-9-21 01:00

Polaroid sold to new owner

Photo by Martin Martinsson licensed under Creative Commons PLR IP Holdings, LLC, the company that owns the Polaroid brand, is under new ownership. Wiaczeslaw (Slava) Smolokowski is a Polish investor and businessman who owns a majority share in the Impossible Project, the company that continues to produce Polaroid's legacy instant film. dpreview.com

2017-5-13 23:53

Lower cost of image sensor business lifts Sony's annual income estimate

According to a report by Reuters Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony has lifted its operating income estimate for the financial year ended March 31. Sony says it now expects an income of around The main reason for the adjustment of the estimate are lower amortization costs for Sony's financial services segment but the company also cites lower-than-anticipated costs for its image sensor business. dpreview.com

2017-4-22 22:26