Archive for Verity Burns

  • Kingston Elite Pro memory cards capacity increased

    Kingston Elite Pro memory cards capacity increased

    By 10 February 2009

    Kingston Digital has announced it is increasing the capacity of its CompactFlash Elite Pro Flash memory cards to 32GB. The bigger capacity joins the 4GB, 8GB and 16GB cards in the range, and offers the same 25MB/sec read speeds and 20MB/sec write speeds....

  • Samsung launches VP-1 voice recorder with camera

    Samsung launches VP-1 voice recorder with camera

    By 10 February 2009

    Samsung has launched the VP-1 in Korea, a combination camera and voice recorder that features VoicePix photo tagging. This means that you can "tag" each recording you make with a photo taken with the integrated camera, with the aim of helping you to find...

  • Canon releases 2009 camcorder pricing and release information

    Canon releases 2009 camcorder pricing and release information

    By 10 February 2009

    If you liked the sound of some of the Canon camcorders that were announced last month at CES, you may have been a little disappointed for the lack of price and availability information given at the time. Well there is some good news, sort of. Canon has...

  • Diana+ Mr Pink camera launches online

    Diana+ Mr Pink camera launches online

    By 10 February 2009

    The cult Diana camera from Lomo was re-released back in 2007, and since then has seen a number of exclusives added to its family. Diana + Mr Pink is the latest one, and is exclusive to online sales. In an ultra-hot pink colour, the camera delivers the...

  • Canon releases G10 firmware update

    Canon releases G10 firmware update

    By 10 February 2009

    Canon has released a firmware update for the G10 camera. Version 1.0.2.0 corrects the problem of a magenta cast that was appearing on some RAW images. It was mostly noticed in continuous shooting mode under the ISO 1600 manual setting, where the second...

  • Solio Mono multi-device charger announced

    Solio Mono multi-device charger announced

    By 10 February 2009

    Better Energy Systems has announced the Solio Mono, a multi-device charger set to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2009 next week. Designed for times when you're in the middle of nowhere with no battery charge left on your phone, the Solio Mono...

  • Cleo Photo Mirror launches

    Cleo Photo Mirror launches

    By 10 February 2009

    If you're looking for a unique way to display your favourite photos, a new mirror available in the States will allow you to jazz it up with up to 10 snaps. The Cleo wall mirror is able to fit five 4 x 6 and five 4 x 4 photos down its left hand side, and...

  • Panasonic releases firmware update for DMC-G1

    Panasonic releases firmware update for DMC-G1

    By 10 February 2009

    Panasonic has released a firmware update for the Lumix DMC-G1. Version 1.2 introduces a number of improvements, including performance improvements in Auto White Balance and colour reproduction and the introduction of file write back from PC to camera...

  • Digital frame coffee mug launched

    Digital frame coffee mug launched

    By 10 February 2009

    Ever wanted a coffee mug with an integrated digital photo frame? Of course you have. Luckily someone has decided to answer the demand for such a product and produced the Digi-Mug. The Digi-Mug features 1MB of internal memory, which should allow you to...

  • D-Link launches two new security cameras

    D-Link launches two new security cameras

    By 10 February 2009

    For anyone looking to keep an eye on their home or office when they aren't around, D-Link has launched two new network cameras that users will be able to follow, wherever they are. The DCS-2121 wireless megapixel network camera is able to connect up to...

  • BAFTA Video Game Awards nominations announced

    BAFTA Video Game Awards nominations announced

    By 10 February 2009

    Nominations for the BAFTA Video Game Awards have been announced, and see Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare leading the way with seven nods, including one for Best Game. The popular war-based FPS also received nominations in Action & Adventure, Story & Character,...

  • Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

    Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

    By 9 February 2009

    Capcom has confirmed that Dead Rising 2 is in development, and will be making its debut on PS3 and PC, as well as returning to Xbox 360 where it was so successful 3 years ago. Having been almost pushed into a statement after leaked footage of the game...

  • Sony announces more support for Home

    Sony announces more support for Home

    By 9 February 2009

    Sony Japan has revealed a list of 24 companies that have been given licences to create content for PlayStation Home. Red Bull was one of the first companies to announce its intentions for licensed content, and has since unveiled the Red Bull Air Race...

  • Printstik gets Windows Mobile compatibility

    Printstik gets Windows Mobile compatibility

    By 9 February 2009

    PLANon have announced an update for its mobile Bluetooth printer Printstik, making it compatible with all smartphones running Windows Mobile. The Printstik was previously only compatible with BlackBerrys and Bluetooth laptops, but PLANon hopes to reach...

  • Expansys releases Nokia E75 specs

    Expansys releases Nokia E75 specs

    By 9 February 2009

    So we've heard the rumours, and seen leaked photos, but now the specs for Nokia's upcoming E75 have been released by Expansys, days before they were to be officially confirmed by Nokia itself. From the details we've seen, it certainly seems that the E75...

  • Japanese police use Mii character for wanted poster

    Japanese police use Mii character for wanted poster

    By 9 February 2009

    Have you seen this man? Japanese police searching for a man involved in a hit-and-run incident have prepared a wanted poster using the Mii feature on Nintendo's Wii console. Rather than using the traditional methods such as photofit software to appeal...

  • Nikon announces DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G lens

    Nikon announces DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G lens

    By 9 February 2009

    Nikon has announced a new wide aperture DX Nikkor lens, the AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G. The lens has a maximum aperture of f/1.8 which promises a bright viewfinder experience, and incorporates Nikkor's compact ring type Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for quiet...

  • Pentax offer cashback on K-m kit

    Pentax offer cashback on K-m kit

    By 6 February 2009

    Pentax has launched a £50 cash back promotion for anyone buying a Pentax K-m body and lens kit. Any customer purchasing the K-m DSLR camera and lens kit between 1 February and 15 April will be eligible for £50 back . Of course, the offer is only valid...

  • Kodak launches Snow Stories website

    Kodak launches Snow Stories website

    By 6 February 2009

    Kodak has announced a new partnership with Rossignol that will help skiers heading off to the Alps and Pyrenees to get the most out of their experience. Snow Stories is a new website that features information and insider guides on Europe's biggest ski...

  • Coronation Street game coming to DS

    Coronation Street game coming to DS

    By 6 February 2009

    If you can't get enough of your TV soaps, a new game based on all the goings on in Coronation Street is in development for the DS. The game is being published by Mindscape, the company behind memorable classics such as Noddy and the Magic Clock, Omar...

  • Sega announces Virtua Tennis 2009

    Sega announces Virtua Tennis 2009

    By 6 February 2009

    3 years after the last instalment in the franchise, Sega has announced it will be releasing Virtua Tennis 2009 for Xbox, PS3 and PC in May. Virtua Tennis 2009 will see players able to step into the tennis shoes of favourites like Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer,...

  • Samsung releases details of ES10

    Samsung releases details of ES10

    By 6 February 2009

    Samsung has posted details of the first camera to be released from its new ES Series. We first heard about the entry-level ES Series at CES last month with the announcement of the ES55. However, no further details have been posted on the site of this...

  • Konami developing game based on Saw movies

    Konami developing game based on Saw movies

    By 6 February 2009

    Konami is reportedly preparing to bring the gory movie franchise Saw to the gaming world, after penning a deal with film studio Lionsgate. The game is apparently set to be released alongside the sixth instalment in the film series, due out this October....

  • DICE confirms Bad Company 2 in development

    DICE confirms Bad Company 2 in development

    By 5 February 2009

    DICE has confirmed the news from John Riccitiello yesterday that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is in development. The sequel to last year’s blockbuster title is set to be released in the winter, and will again see the Bad Company crew battling it out in...

  • Video games help with fire safety

    Video games help with fire safety

    By 5 February 2009

    A research team at Durham University has discovered that the systems behind popular first-person shooters such as Halo and Doom, can also be used effectively to teach people about safety. After trying a number of titles, the team eventually opted to use...


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