Archive for Verity Burns

  • Brand new England kit debuts on PES 2009

    Brand new England kit debuts on PES 2009

    By 28 March 2009

    This is the brand spanking new England kit available for free download to Pro Evo 2009 from, well, right now actually. If you're watching the England v Slovakia game right now, you'll probably have noticed the kit has just made its debut on the real pitch...

  • Pentax K20D Titanium launched

    Pentax K20D Titanium launched

    By 27 March 2009

    Pentax has announced the new K20D limited edition Titanium Colour Premium kit in Japan. Similarly to the Pentax K-m Olive limited edition, there will only be 1000 of the specially coloured kits made, with availability slated for October this year. The...

  • Apple announces film and photography events

    Apple announces film and photography events

    By 27 March 2009

    The Apple Store in Regent Street, London has announced a whole host of film and photography events at its store throughout April that are free for the public to attend. Firstly on 7 April, Apple will be hosting an evening of BOOM! events. BOOM! is a new...

  • Plamodel DIY 35mm camera launched

    Plamodel DIY 35mm camera launched

    By 27 March 2009

    This DIY camera is the perfect little challenge for any photographer who's ever carefully taken their camera apart to see how it works. Sure, it's nothing fancy, but the 35mm camera kit will bring back memories of your childhood, snapping together the...

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 dated

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 dated

    By 27 March 2009

    Activision has finally announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be hitting our shelves on 10 November, handily in time for Christmas. The follow-up to 2007's blockbuster Call of Duty 4, cited as the best-selling FPS game of all time, has been...

  • WD introduces 2TB capacity to My Book family

    WD introduces 2TB capacity to My Book family

    By 27 March 2009

    WD has expanded its My Book family of external hard drives to include a 2TB capacity, the largest capacity single-drive system currently available. Developed to address the demand for higher storage capacities due to the increase of HD video cameras,...

  • Photography.Book.Now judging panel announced

    Photography.Book.Now judging panel announced

    By 27 March 2009

    The judges have been announced for the Photography.Book.Now competition we told you about at the beginning of the month. Lead judge Darius Himes, co-founder of Radius Books, will chair the panel for the second year, and has hand-picked the judges that...

  • Jabra BIZ 2400 corded headset launched

    Jabra BIZ 2400 corded headset launched

    By 26 March 2009

    With Bluetooth and wireless headsets often becoming the forefront of our attention these days, it's nice to see someone is keeping an eye on the corded headset as well. GN Netcom has just announced the all-new Jabra BIZ 2400, claiming a number of industry...

  • Jessops offers freebies for Canon 500D EOS pre-orders

    Jessops offers freebies for Canon 500D EOS pre-orders

    By 26 March 2009

    Jessops has announced it will be giving away a few freebies to all those pre-ordering the just-launched Canon EOS 500D. Early birds will receive a free 8GB Sandisk Extreme 3 memory card and a Canon DSLR bag, worth over £100. For those of you who haven't...

  • EU to cap roaming data charges

    EU to cap roaming data charges

    By 26 March 2009

    If you've ever been abroad and been stung by extortionate roaming costs, this bit of news may well brighten up your summer holiday this year. The EU has announced that the cost for making calls, sending messages and browsing the web abroad will fall from...

  • Brando launches PSP Multi-shape Cobra Stand bundle kit

    Brando launches PSP Multi-shape Cobra Stand bundle kit

    By 26 March 2009

    Brando has launched the Multi-shape Cobra Stand bundle kit for both PSP 2000 and 3000 series consoles. The stand comes with two different fittings - a traditional vacuum hook stand as well as the multi-shape stand. The first is 26cm long and allows you...

  • Tamron announces SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II life-size macro lens

    Tamron announces SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II life-size macro lens

    By 26 March 2009

    Tamron has announced the SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II Macro 1:1 life-size macro lens designed for DSLR cameras with APS-C size image sensors. The lens covers an equivalent angle of view of 93mm when converted to the 35mm format and boasts a maximum aperture...

  • Virgin Media planning 200Mb broadband

    Virgin Media planning 200Mb broadband

    By 25 March 2009

    Virgin Media has said it has the capabilities to offer broadband speeds of up to 200Mbps as early as next year, overshadowing BT's rival fibre network set to complete in 2012. "We have an opportunity with our network to provide significantly higher speeds",...

  • PES 2009 to debut new England strip

    PES 2009 to debut new England strip

    By 25 March 2009

    Konami has announced that football fans playing Pro Evo Soccer 2009 will be able to download a free version of the new England strip to kit their team out. Umbro is set to unveil the new kit on 28 March when England take on Slovakia at Wembley, and as...

  • Camera Armor announces Seattle Solo DSLR bag

    Camera Armor announces Seattle Solo DSLR bag

    By 25 March 2009

    Camera Armor has announced the latest edition to its dry bag Seattle Series, the new Seattle Solo DSLR bag. The bag provides watertight transport for your DSLR camera body with the lens attached, and will protect against dirt, dust, sand and water. The...

  • Philips retro mini camera launched

    Philips retro mini camera launched

    By 25 March 2009

    Philips has unveiled this rather cute retro-inspired mini digital camera, weighing just 35 grams. The downside is the camera will only take QVGA resolution photos, so it's hardly going to replace your current compact. However it can record AVI videos...

  • Canon Pixma Pro9000 Mark II printer announced

    Canon Pixma Pro9000 Mark II printer announced

    By 25 March 2009

    Canon has announced the Pixma Pro9000 Mark II printer, the predecessor of the original Pro9000, that will produce professional-quality prints up to A3+. The Pixma Pro9000 Mark II improves on the design of predecessor to offer faster, higher-quality monochrome...

  • Canon launches Pixma Pro9500 Mark II printer

    Canon launches Pixma Pro9500 Mark II printer

    By 25 March 2009

    Canon has announced the Pixma Pro9500 Mark II, a 10-colour pigment inkjet printer capable of producing prints up to A3+ size. The printer will allow you to print on gloss and matte media without the need to swap inks, and supports ICC profiles for many...

  • Canon launches entry-level Speedlite 270EX flash

    Canon launches entry-level Speedlite 270EX flash

    By 25 March 2009

    Canon has launched the entry level Speedlite 270EX, an enhanced flash designed for EOS and PowerShot users. Replacing the Speedlite 220EX, the Speedlite 270EX is aimed at photographers wanting to expand their flash photography beyond the built-in flash....

  • Limited edition olive green Pentax K-m announced

    Limited edition olive green Pentax K-m announced

    By 24 March 2009

    If you're not sure about having your camera in black, what about a different colour. Following the company showing off a crystal covered K-m model at last year's Photokina, Pentax has announced a limited edition olive green version of its entry-level...

  • Pentax's 645 digital DSLR coming 2010?

    Pentax's 645 digital DSLR coming 2010?

    By 24 March 2009

    The Pentax 645 digital camera that has cropped up in prototype form at many photography shows over the years looks like it may finally see a release next year. According to an official press release on Pentax's Japanese website, the medium-format DSLR...

  • Sennheiser launches Sports II range of headphones

    Sennheiser launches Sports II range of headphones

    By 24 March 2009

    Sennheiser has launched its Sports II line of headphones, five new personal headsets built for those active types among you. Both sweat and water-resistant, and ski-rated to -10 degrees, the new collection has been built specifically for sports activities,...

  • Tokina AT-X 16.5-135 DX lens launched

    Tokina AT-X 16.5-135 DX lens launched

    By 24 March 2009

    THQ Photo Products has announced the Tokina AT-X 16.5-135 DX, a lens designed exclusively for DSLR cameras with APS-C sensors. The new lens gives the photographers an ultra wide-range zoom lens that has the equivalent angle of view to a 25-200mm. The...

  • Nikon releases View NX 1.3.0 and Nikon Transfer 1.4.0

    Nikon releases View NX 1.3.0 and Nikon Transfer 1.4.0

    By 24 March 2009

    Nikon has announced two software updates for View NX and Nikon Transfer. The View NX update, version 1.3.0, will introduce no less than 26 changes and improvements, including the ability to use 3D Google Maps with the GeoTag function, a new "Restore Original"...

  • Microsoft announces new features for Games for Windows - Live

    Microsoft announces new features for Games for Windows - Live

    By 24 March 2009

    Microsoft has used the Game Developers Conference to announce a number of new features coming to its Games for Windows - Live online gaming service and community in the coming months. First up, the company will be introducing more protection against piracy...