Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars: Bring Nature Close

For many people, their phone is now a camera and their music player is now a phone. Doubling up on functions, however, works best when the two purposes are connected. Enter Sony’s new DEV-50V digital recording binoculars. Improving on the previous model, the DEV-50V is almost one third lighter, and with splash and dust resistance … Continue reading Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars: Bring Nature Close

Hands On: Harvard’s View21 Smart TV Freeview+ HD PVR

For the past few weeks we’ve been playing around with the View21, a set-top box developed by Harvard International who are probably better known for their Goodmans and iLuv brands. Although the View21’s design isn’t overly attractive (it reminded us of an oven dish!), it certainly packs a punch when it comes to features: pause, … Continue reading Hands On: Harvard’s View21 Smart TV Freeview+ HD PVR

Vidioh: The magic of video hits direct marketing

It’s really hard to grab people’s attention these days. You’re probably a little distracted reading this. I know I am. If I asked what the advert on the side of this page was, would you know without looking? I wouldn’t, even though it pays for my sandwiches. Marketing bods are always on the lookout for … Continue reading Vidioh: The magic of video hits direct marketing

The Acer Aspire 5755 notebook – Anything new to aspire to?

Acer have come up with yet another new notebook, which, like its every successor to date, claims to adapt to users’ evolving needs. The Acer Aspire 5755 is, according to the company, the model of perfection being “perfect for unforgettable entertainment, perfect for everyday computing, perfect for smooth multitasking.” Although I have to admit, I … Continue reading The Acer Aspire 5755 notebook – Anything new to aspire to?

Get closer to the action with Sony’s DCR-SX21E and DCR-SR21E Handycams

Sony’s two new standard definition Handycams are the perfect tool for anyone who can’t get close enough to the action they want to film – both boast a huge 67x extended zoom. While the Handycam DCR-SX21E records onto Sony’s own Memory Stick or SD card (which you’ll have to buy separately), the DCR-SR21E can store … Continue reading Get closer to the action with Sony’s DCR-SX21E and DCR-SR21E Handycams

Panasonic HX-WA10 HD action camera review

Having grown up with hydrophobic electronics, there’s always a perverse pleasure that comes with dunking £200-worth of unreleased equipment in a vat of water. Thanks to the waterproof and shockproof Panasonic HX-WA10 camcorder, that joy is now linked to the excitement of full HD recording in a cool, fun form. Panasonic invited us to try … Continue reading Panasonic HX-WA10 HD action camera review

Lumix G3: Panasonic does away with the weighty issue of DSLR cameras

While lots of us who are keen photographers love our DSLR cameras, we often end up resorting to taking out a compact model instead because we can’t face lugging our camera around. Sure. It’s fine when you’re out on a photo-taking trip, but if you’re just heading out for a day with the kids or … Continue reading Lumix G3: Panasonic does away with the weighty issue of DSLR cameras