A few days ago, the $900 Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD for Sony FE was officially released for preorders. The new lens seems to have got many Sony users excited. So excited, that Tamron can’t keep up with their demands, so the lens won’t be shipped on the scheduled 25 July to everyone who preorders it.
Nikon Delayed the D500 Release Date; is it Trying to Avoid a D600-Style Fiasco?
Nikon’s highly-anticipated and recently-announced flagship DX DSLR is just days away from being officially launched in the US, but the Japanese headquarters informed customers that it will take a while longer until they’re able to take a D500 home with them.
Initially scheduled to be available as of March, along with the D5, Nikon Japan has said that the release date of the camera and its accessories will be pushed back due to failure to meet the high demand.
If that sounds strange to you, you’re not alone, and I can’t help but wonder if Nikon is trying to avoid another D600 or D750-style fiasco.
Autonomous Lily drone delayed: or, why pre-ordering undeveloped tech isn’t all it’s cracked up to be
Earlier this week, we shared with you how Peak Design became Kickstarter ninjas, crowdfunding numerous products and – so far – delivering on every last one of them. But that’s not always the case with crowdfunding projects.
Just look at TriggerTrap’s Ada, a Kickstarter project that failed a year after it successfully raised over £290,386 in funds. Or, more crushing, look at Zano, a handheld drone whose manufacturer went under, even after raising a $3.4 million on Kickstarter.
It’s for these failures that those who pre-ordered the Lily drone should be severely concerned that their drone might never come to fruition. Thursday, the San Francisco-based drone manufacturer announced that its production schedule has been delayed, citing a problem with the flight software that controls the autonomous drone.[Read More…]
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