Blackmagic BMPCC 4K review: A pint-sized video powerhouse

The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) is Blackmagic’s most desirable camera yet for budget filmmakers. Blackmagic has added features that video shooters have been demanding for years, and the price is right at a mere $ 1,300. But with powerful, video-friendly mirrorless cameras coming out seemingly every month, is there still a place for […]

Eastern Europe's Auto Powerhouse

Nestled snug between the Little Carpathians mountain range and the Trnávka river is Trnava, a city known as Little Rome because of its smattering of churches and Roman Catholic allegiance. No one would call it a staple of the European tourist circuit, but French carmaker Peugeot calls it home. And that particular claim to fame […]

Part-timer’s quickfire brace pushes powerhouse all the way

PART-TIMERS Avondale FC have given Sydney FC the fright of their FFA Cup life, taking the A-League premiers to extra-time before succumbing 4-2 in their quarter final on Wednesday night. Milos Ninkovic and debutant Adam Le Fondre scored late to deny the Victorian NPL upstarts a place in the last four. While rivals Western Sydney […]

Acer’s Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop is a Core i9 powerhouse

It wouldn’t be an Acer launch event without high-powered gaming PCs in the mix, and this year is no exception. The company is kicking things off with the Predator Helios 500, a 17.3-inch brute of a laptop with up to an overclockable Core i9 chip (with or without speedy Optane memory), overclockable GeForce GTX 1070 […]

840,000 retirements: The powerhouse of Europe’s biggest economy faces a 5-year succession crisis

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Germany’s class of small or medium businesses — known as the Mittelstand — faces a looming succession crisis, according to an FT report. Over the next five years, the heads of 840,000 businesses are set to retire, and need to find successors. “The Mittelstand is going to be hit by a wave of […]

Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 845 is a graphics powerhouse

Qualcomm recently let journalists benchmark the upcoming Snapdragon 845 on its own reference smartphone, and the results look promising for the Galaxy S9 and other new devices. On the one hand, CPU improvements were merely incremental, despite a switch to new ARM Cortex designs. On the other, Qualcomm’s new Adreno 630 GPU performed impressively, especially […]

India’s Make-or-Break Quest to Become a Manufacturing Powerhouse

Not long ago, India’s underwhelming manufacturing industry was symbolized by its best-known car: the Ambassador. Modeled on a British car from the ‘50s, the boxy Hindustan Motors sedan dominated Indian roads for decades. Well into the 1990s, it was to India what the Lada was to the Soviet Union or the Trabant to East Germany, […]

The American Who Made Lithuania a Basketball Powerhouse

Lithuania’s opponents in the 1939 European Basketball Championship must have wondered where the Baltic squad got its new-look game. For those seven days in May, freshly acquired individual skills were on display in Kaunas Sports Hall, as players dribbled and juked around opponents. Then there was the choreographed team play that really set the host […]

‘The Post’ Featurette: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Make a Powerhouse Duo

The Post is about a historic, monumental collaboration between masters of their crafts, whose work has changed the world time and time again. It’s also about how the Washington Post went up against the federal government to bring the Pentagon Papers to the public. Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg – names that elicit awe and […]

Sales numbers drop off nationally but Northern Powerhouse CONTINUES to see prices increase

The RICS commentary also indicates that, as we move towards Christmas there are fewer buyers in the market which has impacted on the number of agreed sales in many areas, and that a flat picture is likely to remain overall for the next three months.   As the report is based on the results of […]