Olympus camera is tough cookie (with a colourful shell)

Anyone who’s seen the adverts for those tough kids’ cameras, where the little boy tosses the camera across the garden, runs it under the tap and still manages to take a very passable snap of his pet dog and thought; “hmm, wish they did one of those for grown-ups”, need wish no more. Olympus has … Continue reading Olympus camera is tough cookie (with a colourful shell)

Pick-your-own (BlackBerry) PowerPoint

If your PowerPoints are often stifled by the inevitably-stressful hit-and-miss set-up, BlackBerry Presenter promises to soothe your woes by beaming slides straight from your smartphone. This unique presentation partner is pitched at those who find travelling with a laptop too cumbersome or the urge to present too strong to hang around for a computer to … Continue reading Pick-your-own (BlackBerry) PowerPoint

Samsung announces NX10 camera

Barely had New Year hangovers cleared than Samsung announced what it describes as “the next generation of cameras”. The NX10 will, they say, deliver all the quality of DSLR packed within a small but perfectly formed frame. This is Samsung’s response to the Micro Four Thirds System developed by Panasonic and Olympus. Since its release … Continue reading Samsung announces NX10 camera

Sony announce PM5, PM5K and CM5 Bloggies

We all know that the new blogging is now vlogging and for those of you that perhaps are out of the ‘vlogosphere’, the process involves blogging your life via the means of video. Keeping up with the action, Sony has launched three new high definition pocket camcorders, each one aptly named the Sony Bloggie. Colourful … Continue reading Sony announce PM5, PM5K and CM5 Bloggies

Pandigital & Zink launch 6×4 zero-ink photo printer

We’ve had the Polaroid PoGo Mobile Printer with its no-ink technology and tiny print-outs for a while. But now Pandigital has teamed up with Zero Ink company, ZINK Imaging, to offer a world first as part of a range of printing products: a 6×4” portable photo printer; the first device to offer instant prints of … Continue reading Pandigital & Zink launch 6×4 zero-ink photo printer

Next generation of Flip MinoHD to have WiFi

Everyone likes a good gadget; make it pocket-sized, give it a retro design and a few simple but exemplary assets and you’re on to a real winner.  This is just what Pure Digital (recently acquired by Cisco) have discovered as they launch model after model of their successful Flip camcorders, adding a single significant feature … Continue reading Next generation of Flip MinoHD to have WiFi

Ch-ch-changes… Ricoh’s GXR interchangeable camera

The Japanese Ricoh GXR digital camera, though yet to be released, has created ripples of anticipation in the industry. If it is all it claims to be, it could be the beginning of a new phase in digital camera technology and transform the way the average amateur photographer takes photos. The most distinguishing feature of … Continue reading Ch-ch-changes… Ricoh’s GXR interchangeable camera

Casio toughens up with rugged EX-G1 camera

The likelihood you’ll spend your free time clambering over tyrannous icebergs or abseiling down Mt Everest are slim, but it’s nonetheless good to be prepared. Casio have just released details of the Casio EX-G1, designed to be the camera equivalent of a first class marine. It’s an unusual move for Casio, as they generally tend to target the casual consumer, … Continue reading Casio toughens up with rugged EX-G1 camera