Nikon Coolpix L14 and L15 Budgets Camera Announced (Part Two)

Nikon Coolpix L15 Budget Camera AnnouncedEarlier we looked at the Nikon L14. Now we take a gander at it’s big brother.

Nikon Coolpix L15
The L15 is more or less identical to the L14, substituting an 8.0 megapixel sensor and adding optical lens shift VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilisation at the sacrifice of the superlong battery life.
Continue reading Nikon Coolpix L14 and L15 Budgets Camera Announced (Part Two)

Sony Rolly: Video

ThereĀ“s been a lot of chatter about the Sony Rolly. It’s been unclear what it is, or what it really does and by not revealing anything, Sony are starting to claw back some of the ‘magic’ that Apple has been enjoying for ages.

A video of it has _just_ come out (it was posted 36 minutes ago) … and it doesn’t really give you any more info as to what it might be. It moves around and flaps a little by the look of it. The thing that surprised us is how small it is.

Video after the click
Continue reading Sony Rolly: Video

Nikon Coolpix L14 and L15 Budget Cameras Announced

Nikon has spilled the beans on no less than seven shiny new new consumer digicams, all expected to be parading on the shop shelves during September. We take a look at their two budget offerings.

Nikon Coolpix L14
Lurking closest to the bargain bin is the Nikon Coolpix L14, an entry-level jobbie which Nikon claims has the honour of having the longest battery life of any 3x zoom compact – a niche category if ever we saw one.
Continue reading Nikon Coolpix L14 and L15 Budget Cameras Announced

Samsung BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player Actually Released: IFA

Samsung BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player Actually Released: IFATwo years after Samsung first announced their intention to sell a dual fomat HD player that would play HD-DVD and Blu-ray – in the same unit.

As well as being the first dual format player, the BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player supports both formats interactive formats – DB Java and HDi.
Continue reading Samsung BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player Actually Released: IFA

Samsung: Monitors with VoIP Built-in: IFA

Samsung: Monitors with VoIP Built-in: IFASamsung have announced two 22″ monitors with a mic and 2mpx video camera built-in.

All that is needed to get going with the top of the range, 220TN, is an Internet- connected Ethernet cable in the back as all of the required software is installed.

They say that it’s been optimised for Microsoft Unified Communication (UC).
Continue reading Samsung: Monitors with VoIP Built-in: IFA

Treo Film Festival Wants Your Mobile Movies

Treo Film Festival Wants Your Mobile MoviesCreated to celebrate the emerging art form of made-for-mobile films, the Treo Mobile Comedy Film Festival is still open to entries from aspiring film makers.

Open to wannabe mobile videomakers from the United States, Canada, and good ol’Blighty, the entry deadline is 14th September 2007, with entrants having to be 18 or over.
Continue reading Treo Film Festival Wants Your Mobile Movies

Pacemaker DJ Handheld Mixing: Video

Pacemaker: Handheld DJing tool: VideoWe were privileged to get our hands on the Pacemaker a while back – something we’d had a burning desire to do since we first heard about what the Pacemaker might be.

It’s a handheld DJ unit that packs a considerable punch – sufficient to make it realistic to play a whole DJ set using just the Pacemaker and no external units.

Slightly smaller than a vertically held PSP, it packs a 120GB drive; a colour display at the top touch sensitive cross-fader in the middle; circular selection pad at the bottom; a couple of buttons on each side and connectors on the bottom.
Continue reading Pacemaker DJ Handheld Mixing: Video