Camcorders archive

  • Sony NEX-VG10E: World's first interchangeable lens HD camcorder
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    Sony NEX-VG10E: World's first interchangeable lens HD camcorder

    By 14 July 2010

    Back in May when Sony launched the NEX-3 and NEX-5 interchangeable lens cameras, we also told you how Sony had promised a camcorder with similar lens abilities would be coming our way. And now, Sony has delivered on that promise with the release of the...

  • Sony goes extra dimensional with 3D update for NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras
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    Sony goes extra dimensional with 3D update for NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras

    By 1 July 2010

    Sony has released a free firmware update for its NEX-3 and NEX-5 interchangeable lens cameras that allows you to shoot in 3D. There's no detailed specifics about how the 3D is actually captured, but the electronic giant states that after the download...

  • Wi-Fi Flip camcorder destined for Christmas tree
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    Wi-Fi Flip camcorder destined for Christmas tree

    By 30 June 2010

    Marthin De Beer, senior vice president of emerging technologies, has hinted in an interview with Computerworld at Cisco Live! that a Wi-Fi version of its Flip camcorder, as first predicted by Pocket-lint at the tale end of 2009, is finally ready to make...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-SH1 camcorder   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-SH1 camcorder review

    By 16 June 2010

    Claimed to be the smallest and lightest in its class, the VPC-SH1 is Sanyo's latest range topping "dual camera". That's to say, although looking like a pocket camcorder pure and simple, now it has eschewed the Xacti range's eye-catching pistol grip design...

  • Aiptek demos 3D camcorder at Computex
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    Aiptek demos 3D camcorder at Computex

    By 2 June 2010

    Creating 3D video content is something that has been anything but affordable for consumers. But Aiptek, the Taiwanese manufacturer of many a cheap camcorder, has created the first truly affordable 3D capable model. The Aiptek i2 3D HD doesn’t look like...

  • Toshiba Camileo BW10 all-action HD camcorder
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    Toshiba Camileo BW10 all-action HD camcorder

    By 25 May 2010

    If you're the sort of person whose idea of a perfect holiday is 2 weeks lazing by the pool at an all-inclusive 4-star in Benidorm then the Toshiba Camileo BW10 is probably not the camcorder for you. If, however, you enjoy an action-packed getaway, involving...

  • House Season 6 finale shows what DSLR movie-mode can do
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    House Season 6 finale shows what DSLR movie-mode can do

    By 17 May 2010

    House, the current television series about a cantankerous doctor played by Hugh Laurie is coming to an end as the series six finale airs in the US on Fox. While it's another season in the can for the popular show, it's also one of the first times that...

  • Sony concept camcorder comes with interchangeable lenses
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    Sony concept camcorder comes with interchangeable lenses

    By 11 May 2010

    Aside from announcing two new hybrid cameras on Tuesday, Sony has also teased consumers with the promise of a camcorder with interchangeable lenses in the future. "The new camcorder will be equipped with the same Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor to be used in...

  • Five HP webOS products we want
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    Five HP webOS products we want

    By 29 April 2010

    With the announcement that HP has bought Palm for $1.2 bn and confirmation from HP exec Todd Bradley that the company is looking into the potential to use Palm's webOS in other devices beyond the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi smartphones, we look into where...

  • VIDEO: Business card-throwing ninja in Samsung viral
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    VIDEO: Business card-throwing ninja in Samsung viral

    By 26 April 2010

    Although we're not entirely sure what links business card-throwing with camcorders, this video sequence is incredible. If the guy throwing the cards didn't look so much like Ash from Pokemon, we'd swear that he's a bone fide ninja. That, or Gambit from...

  • Toshiba Camileo SX900 hands on
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    Toshiba Camileo SX900 hands on

    By 16 April 2010

    Toshiba's Camileo SX900 is the latest addition to their line-up of camcorders, offering Full HD capture recording to your choice of SD/SDHC or SDXC. It features a the traditional flip-out screen, which is 2.7-inches and will swivel right back flat against...

  • Toshiba Camileo SX900 and SX500 camcorders launched
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    Toshiba Camileo SX900 and SX500 camcorders launched

    By 16 April 2010

    The Toshiba Camileo SX900 and Camileo SX500 join the ranks of Tosh's camcorder offering, bringing Full HD barrel grip models to the range. Both camcorders are similar in design, but the SX900 trumps the SX500 on both dimensions and specs, being slimmer...

  • Sanyo launches Xacti VPC-SH1
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    Sanyo launches Xacti VPC-SH1

    By 14 April 2010

    Sanyo has added another model to its range of camcorders, launching the Xacti VPC-SH1. It's another dual-camera choice, offering the ability to shoot either 1080i HD video footage or 10-megapixel stills, depending on your needs. Theres a 30x zoom lens,...

  • Interview with Carl Erik Rinsch - director of 'The Gift'
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    Interview with Carl Erik Rinsch - director of 'The Gift'

    By 14 April 2010

    The grand unveiling of the Philips Parallel Lines short film competition took place other night. Of the five excellent films that were chosen, rightly or wrongly there was a standout crowd pleaser among them most noticable for its stunning visual effects,...

  • House finale filmed on Canon 5D Mk 2
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    House finale filmed on Canon 5D Mk 2

    By 13 April 2010

    Greg Yaitanes, the director of hit US TV show House which stars British actor Hugh Laurie, has revealed something rather interesting on Twitter. Turns out that the series finale was filmed entirely on a stills camera - the Canon 5D Mk II. After letting...

  • Flip Slide HD on sale now in US
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    Flip Slide HD on sale now in US

    By 13 April 2010

    Cisco has officially announced the launch a new Flip camcorder the Flip Slide HD in the US. The new camera, as we first broke in November last year, will sport a slider design to reveal a touch sensitive panel that lets you swipe through recordings....

  • Kodak PlaySport Zx3 camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Kodak PlaySport Zx3 camcorder review

    By 9 April 2010

    Digital camcorders recording to solid-state media, which has enabled them to shrink to a size similar to your phone handset, may be all the rage, but this one is a little different. Pitched at extreme sports enthusiasts, but more likely to be used by...

  • Flip Slide HD: Flip's new sliding pocket camcorder appears in Best Buy spy shot
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    Flip Slide HD: Flip's new sliding pocket camcorder appears in Best Buy spy shot

    By 7 April 2010

    Back in November we got the exclusive scoop that a new Wi-Fi-enabled Flip digital camcorder was to go on sale in the early half of 2010 with a possible CES January launch. Seems while our inside sources were a little out on the date, something they actually...

  • Toshiba Camileo camcorders sail the Atlantic, launching in USA
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    Toshiba Camileo camcorders sail the Atlantic, launching in USA

    By 6 April 2010

    Toshiba, finding that its new camcorder range, first announced at IFA in September, has been popular in the UK and Europe has announced that it will be launching the models in the US too. The three new models: The S20, H30 and X100 are due to land in...

  • Flip MinoHD lands in UK
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    Flip MinoHD lands in UK

    By 26 March 2010

    The company behind the Flip camcorders has announced that the Flip MinoHD, previously only available in the US, has come to the UK. Priced at £179.99 and available from 8 April, the Flip MinoHD promises to make shooting and sharing of experiences in...

  • Flip Mino HD 2nd gen camcorder   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Flip Mino HD 2nd gen camcorder review

    By 26 March 2010

    The new Flip Mino HD comes in to replace its predecessor and making a few changes to the last iteration of the pocket camcorder. We'd like to take credit for forcing Flip-now-Cisco's hand, but we're sure it wasn't down to us alone. We pulled it up on...

  • Creative Vado HD 3rd gen camcorder   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Creative Vado HD 3rd gen camcorder review

    By 24 March 2010

    The Creative Vado has offered a viable alternative to the Flip line-up of pocket camcorders since they first started hitting the shelves a few years back. We have here the third generation device, the Creative Vado HD, taking the same name as its predecessor....

  • Samsung HMX-U20 camcorder
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    Samsung HMX-U20 camcorder

    By 10 March 2010

    The Samsung HMX-U20 updates the U10 that we reviewed last year, a compact and quirky pocket camcorder, not without a few problems. The new model retains the distinctive curved design, with a similar set of touch controls on the bottom. The central button...

  • JVC Picsio GC-FM1 camcorder   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    JVC Picsio GC-FM1 camcorder review

    By 9 March 2010

    Looking like an accessory from a P Diddy video - before the recession prompted an abrupt halt to the flouting of bling - JVC's oddly named Picsio is outwardly set to stun with its glitzy pearl-like finish that is more night club than camera club. It's...

  • Samsung expands H-series of camcorders
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    Samsung expands H-series of camcorders

    By 4 March 2010

    Samsung has announced that it's expanding its H-series lineup to include four new full HD camcorders. There's the  HMX-H200, HMX-203, HMX-H204, and HMX-H205. All of them include Samsung's new BSI CMOS imaging sensor, which it reckons excels in low...