Find your voice with two new voice recorders from Olympus

Olympus has just released two compact, easy-to-use VN voice recorders, which are perfect for taking notes and ‘writing’ shopping lists as well as practising for speeches, presentations and lectures. The VN-7700 is £39.99, while the VN-7600 comes in at a very reasonable £34.99. Both can be operated hands-free, thanks to their voice-activated recording facility, so … Continue reading Find your voice with two new voice recorders from Olympus

TG-810: Olympus gets tough with its latest camera

Okay – hands up anyone who has managed to trash their camera through their foolhardy and careless ways? I see you – and so did Olympus – which has brought out what it claims to be its toughest camera to date. The latest tough guy to come onto the market is the Olympus TOUGH TG-810, … Continue reading TG-810: Olympus gets tough with its latest camera

Olympus reveals seven new snappers

It’s that time of year, when all the technical bods gathered in Las Vegas to wonder at the latest innovations at the world’s biggest technical showcase – CES. And it’s also the cue for camera manufacturers to roll out a vast swathe of new and hopefully improved models for their adoring public. We’ve already seen … Continue reading Olympus reveals seven new snappers

Olympus DM-Hi series: Voice recorders that speak for themselves

Olympus is aiming high with its latest family of voice recorders, the DM-Hi Series. Along with the usual facilities you’d expect from this kind of device, they offer voice guidance, voice activation, MP3, audio diary, text to speech, audio books and support Daisy (a multimedia presentation of printed matter for those who are unable to … Continue reading Olympus DM-Hi series: Voice recorders that speak for themselves

Olympus LS-5 Linear PCM digital recorder: Mobile mini sound studio

Listen up journalists, musicians and podcasters! Olympus is launching a new digital recorder this month, which it claims allows you to record and edit your work while you’re on the move. At a tad under the 200 quid mark, the Olympus LS-5 Linear PCM Digital Recorder records 24but/96kHz PCM audio files, which can be edited … Continue reading Olympus LS-5 Linear PCM digital recorder: Mobile mini sound studio

Indispensable gadgets for the beach

In typical fashion, the British summer has taken a turn for the worse – at least in the north anyway – meaning thousands will be swiping last minute bargains and flocking to sunnier climes. Latestgadgets looks at those essential gadgets to spruce up lazy days on the beach. Amazon Kindle 3 Perfect for taking all … Continue reading Indispensable gadgets for the beach

Olympus gives E-P2 a facelift

Earlier in the year the Olympus unveiled its new E-P2 compact digital camera. With a jet black styling it was supposed to continue the brand’s march into the competitive micro four thirds sector. Now, it has another look – something its manufacturer call ‘stylish silver’. It certainly looks very nice, but is there anything beneath … Continue reading Olympus gives E-P2 a facelift