Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia has established a new benchmark in smartphone imaging with the arrival of the Nokia Lumia 1020, boasting a second generation 41 megapixel sensor. With Nokia’s innovative PureView technology, including optical image stabilization, the device is able to produce some of the sharpest images possible by any digital camera. Using a new feature called dual capture, the Nokia Lumia 1020 simultaneously takes a high resolution 38 megapixel image for endless editing opportunities, and creates a 5 megapixel picture that is easy to share to social networks.

Adding further professional capabilities and additional battery life, Nokia announced the new Nokia Camera Grip. This is an accessory that complements device features usually reserved for stand-alone cameras, like the Nokia Lumia 1020′s built-in xenon flash and mechanical shutter. The Nokia Camera Grip also has a tripod mount, and is expected to be available this month for an estimated retail price of $79 USD.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 will arrive first on U.S. shores exclusively with AT&T, with sales expected to start on July 26 at a price of $299.99 USD on a two-year contract. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is then expected to arrive in China and key European markets this quarter.  The Nokia Lumia 1020 will be available in yellow, white and black.

Azealia Banks (@AZEALIABANKS) Feat Pharrell (@Pharrell) – ATM Jam

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SoundCloud: Azealia Banks Ft Pharrell – ATM Jam

Azealia Banks premieres her brand new single #ATMJAM, featuring Pharrell and also this record is produced by Pharrell. This will appear on Azealia upcoming debut album Broke With Expensive Taste dropping later this year.

The Giant Ferris Wheel Is Almost Finished


After much hype (and a little delay) the 200-foot SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel now has an opening date: Tuesday, July 16. There will be a noon ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to the first gondola’s circumnavigation, and SkyView spokesman Jason Evans says he expects a big crowd.

This morning, the still-being-assembled wheel looked like a giant Pac-Man. But the crew hoped to install the final seven spokes by today’s end, completing SkyView’s frame. At a media event this morning, Evans compared building the Ferris wheel to playing with the “world’s biggest Lego set,” as behind him workers installed steel pins the size of small children into the massive structure.

Every inch of SkyView will be covered in LED lights—one million to be exact. The lights’ colors will correspond with holiday festivities.

Here’s a good piece of news for those of us who aren’t fond of heights: each gondola has a panic button. If you get anxious while riding, operators will bring you down immediately. I still have some hesitations, but I’m getting excited to give this wheel a whirl.

Lil Kim (@LilKim) – Looks Like Money

To celebrate her 39th birthday, Lil Kim decides to treat her fans to some new music and drops her latest track called Looks Like Money.

Donell Jones (@donelljones96) – Beautiful

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SoundCloud: Donell Jones – Beautiful

Donell Jones is back with his latest track called Beautiful. This joint can be found on Donell Jones new album titled Forever, which is available right now.


Trailer: The Best Man Holiday

The sequel to the 1999 hit The Best Man called The Best Man Holiday, which sees Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa and Regina Hall reprise the roles that helped propel their careers 14 years ago.