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Meet Kodak Ektra – A New Smartphone Built Specifically For Photographers

This device takes the phone photography game to the next level!

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Kodak is making a huge comeback with the unveiling of the new KODAK EKTRA, a smartphone specifically designed to meet your photography needs.

Built in collaboration with the Bullitt Group, this amazing device boasts a 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor with f2.0 aperture, and a mind-blowing 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus PDAF and f2.2 aperture.

The new KODAK EKTRA promises to take phone photography to the next level.

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Meanwhile, the built-in camera app can be controlled by an intuitive haptic touch, SLR-style Scene Selection Dial. With that, you can make adjustments real time via a wide array of of settings including HDR, Landscape, Portrait, Macro, Sport, Night-time, Panorama and Bokeh.

Among the device’s features include its 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor with f2.0 aperture, along with 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus PDAF and f2.2 aperture.

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Not much of a techie shutterbug? Well the phone has a Smart Auto mode which automatically picks the best conditions for your photos.

The smartphone is guaranteed to be a delight for both newbie and advanced photographers.

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Manual mode, on the other hand, is recommended for more advanced users who want to tweak stuff up with exposure, ISO, focus, white balance and shutter speed – all the while seeing the changes on screen while the settings are being adjusted.

It even has a dedicated dual press shutter button – just like your traditional cameras.

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Also worth-noting is the fact that, just like traditional cameras, KODAK EKTRA comes with a dedicated dual press shutter button.

Simply put, the new KODAK EKTRA has some pretty awesome features for those who love photography.

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Among the key features of KODAK EKTRA include:

  • 21MP fast focus camera sensor with F2.0, PDAF, OIS, Dual LED Flash
  • 13MP phase detection auto focus front-facing camera with F2.2 PDAF
  • Helio X20 2.3GHz Decacore processor with 3GB RAM
  • 32GB memory, expandable with MicroSD cards
  • 3000mAh, with USB 3.0 Type C fast charger
  • ANDROID 6.0 (Marshmallow)
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The KODAK EKTRA will be available in Europe before the year ends and will be sold at £449 (or US$547).

Now let’s all wait for a worldwide release for this thing!

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11 Useful Study Tips from a Memory Expert

Some really helpful hints to help you ace that test.

Not many people know how to study thoroughly enough to do well in an exam. Apparently, there is a science to studying and a professor of cognitive science at the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia shared some points to help students of all ages ace a test.

Here are 11 valuable tips from memory expert Dr. Amanda Barnier to help you remember the information you need before an exam:

#1. Rehearse your study material in an “active and meaningful” way.

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Check Out This Waterproof Notebook Made of Stone!

There’s a new kind of paper that’s completely waterproof and isn’t made up of trees!

Have you ever wanted to jot down your thoughts while you're in the shower or taking a dip in the pool? Or are you the type to spill stuff all over your notebooks? While you can use your waterproof smartphone to avoid the problem, there's just something so visceral about writing that tapping on keys just won't cut it.

If you're particular about writing stuff down, then you'll love this waterproof notebook that's not made of paper, but stone. The paper is called Rockstock. Rockstock is made by crushing stones into small particles and binding them with chemicals.

Imagine submerging these notebooks in water and not losing a single page of notes!

Imagine submerging these notebooks in water and not losing a single page of notes!

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After 27 Hours of Operation, Doctors Successfully Separate Twins Conjoined At Head

What an inspiring story! Can’t imagine how difficult it must have been for the family, the doctors, and the twins.

Welcoming a new addition to the family is always a beautiful experience. Now imagine how everyone’s joy and excitement instantly doubles as they learn that they will be welcoming a twin.

For the McDonald family, however, the situation was really a challenging one.

Twins Anias and Jadon were born conjoined at the top of their heads.

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