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Nikon Coolpix P7000
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Nikon Coolpix P7000

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Nikon’s top-spec P7000 compact has a large 10.1MP sensor and wide 7.1x optical zoom (28-200mm equiv) lens. A clear competitor for Canon’s G-series crown then - but is it good enough to unhinge the current king?Nikon’s Coolpix cameras are undergoing... >>

Sony Alpha SLT-A33
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Sony Alpha SLT-A33

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The Sony Alpha SLT-A33 adds to the storm of changing camera technologies. Inside the last year or so we’ve seen the likes of mirrorless "hybrid" Compact System Cameras - including the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 - unhinge a fair share of the DSLR market. And... >>

Sony Alpha 390
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Sony Alpha 390

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The Sony Alpha 390 is a subtle upgrade over the previous A380 incarnation. With essentially the same specs as its predecessor, albeit with a full and proper grip to replace the difficult-to-hold sunken mishap of the A380. So is the A390 a DSLR released... >>

Canon IXUS 300 HS compact camera
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Canon IXUS 300 HS compact camera

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Canon's latest IXUS combines a stylish design and manual controls with both 720p HD and slow-motion video capture, plus its HS designation means an astonishing 8.4 frames per second still frames capture is also possible.The IXUS 300 HS (the PowerShot... >>

Sony Alpha NEX-5 hybrid camera
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Sony Alpha NEX-5 hybrid camera

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Sony's NEX-5 is the first of two new hybrid camera models from Sony, offering a large-size APS HD CMOS sensor capable of 1080i HD movie capture and high quality images to the heady heights of ISO 12,800. Will it revolutionise the hybrid camera market?The... >>

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 hybrid camera
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 hybrid camera

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Panasonic's latest Micro Four Thirds G-series camera, the Lumix G2, picks up the reigns where its G1 predecessor left off by adding two key new features - touchscreen functionality and an HD 720p movie mode.For those unfamiliar with the G-series, the... >>

Eye-Fi releases new "Explore" wireless memory card

Eye-Fi releases new "Explore" wireless memory card

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Eye-Fi has added a new wireless memory card to its range, which it believes will make photo sharing even easier.The Eye-Fi Explore will allow users to take photos and upload them instantly by using one of 10,000 (US) hotspots on the move.The added functionality... >>

GTA IV expected to boost Xbox Live numbers

GTA IV expected to boost Xbox Live numbers

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It sold over 609,000 copies on day one but it seems that Pocket-lint readers aren't all gamers.In a recent poll on Pocket-lint, we asked whether or not you bought GTA IV last week?The answer, an almost even split, with 53% saying no and 47% saying they... >>

Nintendo to supply Wii consoles to US hotels

Nintendo to supply Wii consoles to US hotels

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Going on holiday to America and can't bear to be without your Wii? Book yourself in to a Westin Hotel and you won't have to be – and no, you don't have to lug it along with you either.Nintendo of America has announced it will be supplying its popular... >>

GAME opening 260 stores at midnight for GTA IV release

GAME opening 260 stores at midnight for GTA IV release

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GAME will be opening 260 of its stores at midnight tonight to allow Grand Theft Auto fans to get their hands on a copy of GTA IV as soon as possible. Another 414 stores will then be opening their doors extra early at 7am the following morning. Of course,... >>

F1 comes to South Korea

F1 comes to South Korea

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South Korea is to host a race on the coveted Formula 1 Grand Prix calendar from 2010, it was announced today.A new circuit will be built in the South Cholla province of South Korea. The Herman Tilke designed 5.45km track is expected to cost in the region... >>

Volkswagen announced Touran compact MPV

Volkswagen announced Touran compact MPV

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In the latest pre-Paris Motor Show news, Volkswagen has revealed the first images of its new Touran compact MPV ahead of its debut later this month.The revised seven-seater people carrier will be the first VW available with ParkAssist, an optional parking... >>

Mercedes R-Class 320 CDI Sport
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Mercedes R-Class 320 CDI Sport

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Boarding pass? Check. Passport? Check. Travel insurance documents? Che… wait a minute. Note to self… this is a car not a first-class airliner cabin. To be fair, it’s an easy sort of mistake to make (sort of) because the interior of the new Mercedes... >>

CCTV to be employed to combat illegal parking

CCTV to be employed to combat illegal parking

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Traffic wardens may soon be obsolete. Sounds like good news? Well, think again because the increased adoption of CCTV cameras in combatting illegal parking could lead to more penalty fines being issued than ever before. Following a succesful trial in... >>

World's first gay motor show launches during Cardiff's Mardi Gras

World's first gay motor show launches during Cardiff's Mardi Gras

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What’s the gayest car in Britain? And by gay, we don’t mean the Radio 1 definition of the word - we mean G.A.Y.That, among other burning questions such as which is the most gay-friendly car dealership in the UK, are set to be answered at (apparently)... >>