Archive for August, 2007

Philips Power4Life: Traveling With Gadgets Gets Easier: IFA

Philips move into universal power supplies.

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

Earlier 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.

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 [...]

Nikon Coolpix L14 and L15 Budget Cameras Announced

Two budget models from Nikon’s new fleet of digicams.

Philips Launch Aurea

Philips continue their run of staging press event differently. At IFA they started with a stage with dancers, before the boss came on stage to tell us all about the wonderful things they’d been working on.

Sharp Show 20mm Thin LCD TV: IFA

Sharp have shown their next generation LCD TVs – the summary? They are phenomenally thin – extraordinarily thin. How thin? 20mm thin, increasing slightly to 29mm at their thickest part. Crazy isn’t it? The bezel is just as slim, with the top coming in at 20mm at the top and 25mm on sides.

Samsung BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player Actually Released: IFA

Two 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.

Samsung: Monitors with VoIP Built-in: IFA

Here’s a new one to us, monitors with VoIP built in.

Treo Film Festival Wants Your Mobile Movies

Mobile Comedy Film Festival aims to “celebrate the emerging art of made-for-mobile films.”

Pacemaker DJ Handheld Mixing: Video

We 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 [...]