Transport Minister Cautions Shipping Companies

Transport minister cautions shipping companies

Japanese transport minister Keiichi Ishii has called on the country's shipping companies to exercise the utmost caution when operating in the Gulf of Oman.

Ishii was speaking to reporters after a Cabinet meeting on Friday following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf the day before. One of the two tankers is operated by a Tokyo-based shipping firm.

At&t Shipping Directv Android Tv Box To Testers

AT&T Shipping DirecTV Android TV Box To Testers

AT&T is getting into the Android TV-powered box game as well through DirecTV. The company has reportedly started shipping test units of the DirecTV Android TV box with a reskinned launcher. That’s a major reason why the user interface appears to be quite different than what we’re used to seeing on Android TV boxes.

The DIRECTV Now box runs Android 8.0 Oreo with the operator tier launcher. This allows AT&T to customize the user interface and bring it in line with its branding. Since the box allows users to watch live TV, it always defaults to the live TV interface when switched on.

Sharp's 8k Tv To Begin Shipping To Customers Next Month

Sharp's 8K TV To Begin Shipping To Customers Next Month

#CEATEC2018 – 4K is poised to become the standard resolution for the foreseeable future, and to a certain extent it is halfway there as we’re seeing more displays offer 4K resolution, and more devices that can capture 4K video. However in the future we could be looking at displays with even higher resolution, such as 8K, and it seems that Sharp is already ready to deliver.

Sony's 2-in-1 Usb Type-c Cable Now Shipping

Sony's 2-in-1 USB Type-C cable now shipping

The Sony EC270 USB Type-C 2-in-1 cable allows Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact owners to charge and listen to their phones at the same time. The cable is finally shipping, with stock available from the official Sony Store in Europe. The adaptor costs £17.99 in the UK and €19.99 in Europe. Check out some unboxing pictures of the EC270 cable below.

Xperia Xz1 Now Shipping In United States For $700

Xperia XZ1 now shipping in United States for $700


Sony Mobile has begun shipping its latest flagship, the Xperia XZ1, into the US market. The exact variant that Sony is selling in the United States is the Xperia XZ1 Dual (G8342), so users will benefit from dual SIM support. Sony continues to use a hybrid SIM tray with the Xperia XZ1 Dual, so if you want to use two SIM cards, then you cannot use a micro SD memory card in addition.

Toyota Shipping Two Mirai Fcvs To China For Demonstration Tests

Toyota Shipping Two Mirai FCVs To China For Demonstration Tests

After selling around 3,000 units of the Mirai in Europe, US, and Japan, Toyota are now planning to push their Mirai into the Chinese market as well.

However, before they do so, they're getting ready to conduct demonstration tests in the country with two units of the FCV, which will be shipped to the People's Republic in October, this year.

Tokina Firin 20mm F2 Fe Mf Lens To Begin Shipping January 27

Tokina FiRIN 20mm F2 FE MF lens to begin shipping January 27Tokina launched the FíRIN 20mm F2 FE MF lens for Sony E mount just prior to Photokina this year, and has announced that the lens will go on sale at the end of January. The wide-angle lens features three super-low dispersion elements alongside a pair of aspherical elements, an F2 to F22 aperture range, and a nine-blade diaphragm. In addition to full-frame Sony E mount cameras, this lens can also be used with APS-C models.

Nikon D5 Shipping Date Is March 26

CES 2016 : Nikon fills in the blanks on professional grade D5 DSLRDuring CES 2016, Nikon announced the Nikon D5, the latest flagship DSLR camera from the company. The camera was initially expected for a release on the 15th of March, but a listing on Amazon suggested that maybe it had been delayed. Turns out that if you were hoping for a 15th March release, you might be disappointed.

Sony : Xperia Z5 And Z5 Compact Now Shipping In United States

Sony : Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact now shipping in United StatesThe Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact handsets are now shipping in the United States. has both handsets in stock with the Xperia Z5 costing $599.99 and the Z5 Compact for $499.99. Only the black models are in stock, however there is also a Gold Xperia Z5 and Coral Xperia Z5 Compact, with availability expected in “2 to 5 weeks”.

Canon Ef 35mm F/1.4l Ii Lens Now Shipping

Canon EF 35MM F/1.4L II  Lens Now ShippingWe’re getting various reports from Europe that the brand new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II has started to ship and customers are picking their lenses up.
The EF 35mm f/1.4L II is slated to start shipping on September 21, 2015 in North America.

The Canon Xc10 Is Now Shipping

Canon XC10 digital camcorder brings 4K video and stills togetherWe’ve received word from various places that the Canon XC10 camcorder has begun shipping.

Key Features

1? CMOS Sensor and DIGIC DV 5 Processor
UltraHD 4K at 29.97/23.98p
H.264 Recording in MXF Wrapper
Up to 305 Mbps 4K / 50 Mbps HD Recording