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  • Home Cinema

    Pinnacle nanoStick Ultimate announced

    By 18 September 2008

    Pinnacle has announced the "Ultimate" version of its PCTV nanoStick. The miniature-sized Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick Ultimate delivers digital TV for PCs and Macs, allowing users to pause, rewind and record their favourite shows. Thanks to its small size...

  • Pinnacle Studio 12 Ultimate - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Pinnacle Studio 12 Ultimate - PC review

    By 9 July 2008

    It seems that video-editing suites have locked into the same upgrade cycle as internet security suites, whereby a new version can be expected on an almost annual basis. Studio 12 rather naturally replaces Studio 11, which was a perfectly competent set...

  • Play.com launches DRM-free music downloads
    Audio

    Play.com launches DRM-free music downloads

    By 14 February 2008

    Online retailer Play.com has "thrown down the gauntlet" to the competition by becoming the first "major" UK retailer to offer digital tracks and albums without Digital Rights Management. Play.com has teamed up with record label EMI, along with other independent...

  • Pinnacle Video Transfer launches
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    Pinnacle Video Transfer launches

    By 4 January 2008

    Pinnacle Systems has announced Pinnacle Video Transfer, a device that records analogue video onto any USB 2.0 storage device without using a PC. At the touch of a button, users can immediately begin recording from a TV, DVD player, PVR, camcorder or set-top...

  • Pinnacle to launch ShowCenter 250HD media extender
    Home Cinema

    Pinnacle to launch ShowCenter 250HD media extender

    By 19 November 2007

    Pinnacle has announced the Pinnacle ShowCenter 250HD that they describe as "an innovative content distribution solution" more commonly known as a media extender, or adaptor, or streamer, even. Pinnacle ShowCenter 250HD is a plug-and-play digital device...

  • Pinnacle Studio Plus 11 - PC review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle Studio Plus 11 - PC review

    By 24 July 2007

    It would seem that video editing is all the rage at the moment with Corel and Pinnacle both releasing new versions of their software at the same time. This latest package from Pinnacle certainly offers plenty of material, as it spans two DVDs. To be fair,...

  • Pinnacle PCTV To GO review
    Online 4.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle PCTV To GO review

    By 20 June 2007

    The ability to watch the telly via your PC is hardly a new idea - TV cards, Slingbox, etc. But this new model from Pinnacle ups the ante with its sheer simplicity. The unit plugs into your satellite or Freeview box and then into your router and a few...

  • Pinnacle editing for YouTube generation
    Online

    Pinnacle editing for YouTube generation

    By 25 April 2007

    Avid Technology has announced it is launching the next-generation Pinnacle Studio line of video editing software. If you're looking to catch up with the YouTube generation, or even fed up of having a mass of family videos - the software is coming in three...

  • CSI ready for new web channel
    Online

    CSI ready for new web channel

    By 13 April 2007

    TV networks all across the states and UK have been joining forces to launch their programmes on the Internet for download. CBS in the US are the next to say it is moving online. The TV network has partnered with a number of companies to deliver the TV...

  • Pinnacle launches two TV tuners for Mac
    Home Cinema

    Pinnacle launches two TV tuners for Mac

    By 7 March 2007

    Hot on the heels of Pinnacle's various product announcements over the last 2 days comes another one. The company is entering the market for Mac peripherals with two new USB TV tuners, Pinnacle TV for Mac Sticks. The Pinnacle TV for Mac DVB-T Stick lets...

  • Pinnacle launches PCTV DVB-T Flash Stick with onboard memory
    Home Cinema

    Pinnacle launches PCTV DVB-T Flash Stick with onboard memory

    By 6 March 2007

    Pinnacle has launched another TV tuner for your PC, this one a USB-style stick. The PCTV DVB-T Flash Stick is an external USB2 device that combines a tuner with software that turns your computer into a personal video recorder and 1GB of memory. Unlike...

  • Pinnacle PCTV To Go LocationFree system launched
    Home Cinema

    Pinnacle PCTV To Go LocationFree system launched

    By 1 March 2007

    Pinnacle Systems has launched Pinnacle PCTV To Go, a LocationFree system similar to Sony's and Slingbox's current offering so users can watch their own television signal via an internet connection. As the current systems available on the market, users...

  • SoundBridge HomeMusic from Pinnacle connects stereo to PC wirelessly
    Audio

    SoundBridge HomeMusic from Pinnacle connects stereo to PC wirelessly

    By 11 January 2007

    Pinnacle System has introduced another way for you to stream music from your PC to your stereo – via the SoundBridge HomeMusic Player. The device connects to your stereo so that you can play audio tracks saved on your PC on your stereo via your home...

  • Pinnacle unveils PCTV Hybrid Pro Stick, PCTV DVB-T PCI and PCTV Dual Hybrid Pro PCIe
    Home Cinema

    Pinnacle unveils PCTV Hybrid Pro Stick, PCTV DVB-T PCI and PCTV Dual Hybrid Pro PCIe

    By 10 October 2006

    Pinnacle has released three more of its PC-as-TV products in the UK: The PCTV DVB-T PCI, the PCTV Hybrid Pro Stick, and the PCTV Dual Hybrid Pro PCIe. The DVB-T PCI received digital terrestrial TV and radio on the PC, and comes with a remote control for...

  • Online

    Pinnacle launches compact DVB-T USB device

    By 20 September 2006

    Pinnacle’s latest products are designed to let users easily record, edit, and store analogue video content in digital format. The company has introduced the PCTV Dual DVB-T Diversity Stick to turn you notebook computer into a mobile TV. The device is...

  • Pinnacle Studios consumer software offers HD support for editing
    Cameras

    Pinnacle Studios consumer software offers HD support for editing

    By 8 September 2006

    Pinnacle Systems has just announced HD support for its range of Pinnacle Studio products, indicating just how mainstream HD video is becoming. The release of HD camcorders targeted at the consumer market by Canon and Sony is prompting other manufacturers...

  • Home Cinema

    Pinnacle's latest PCTV cards let you watch two channels at once

    By 8 June 2006

    For those of you fond of tuning in to the TV on your computer come two new Pinnacle PCTV cards: PCTV Dual DVB-T Pro PCI and PCTV Dual Sat Pro PCI. The cards allow you to watch two channels at the same time through Picture-in-Picture, as well as record...

  • Pinnacle offers TV on the go with new USB TV tuner
    Online

    Pinnacle offers TV on the go with new USB TV tuner

    By 21 February 2006

    Pinnacle Systems today announced the availability of Pinnacle PCTV USB Stick, an compact USB2.0 tuner for Digital Terrestrial TV that looks to work in virtually an identical way to Terratec's Cinergy offering. The Pinnacle PCTV USB Stick comes with a...

  • Cameras

    Pinnacle update home editing package to support PSP and iPod

    By 16 February 2006

    Pinnacle, seeing a trend towards users wanting to transfer video to their PSP or iPod has updated its home editing software package that will allow them to do just that. Pinnacle Studio v10.5. will include greater capabilities to enable users to export...

  • Pinnacle Studio Plus 10 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle Studio Plus 10 review

    By 15 February 2006

    If you got a digital video recorder for Christmas you’re probably at that point now where you’ve downloaded hours of footage onto your PC and your wondering how to make the most of it? The likelihood is you’ll have got a bundled copy of editing...

  • Pinnacle PCTV USB2 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle PCTV USB2 review

    By 12 October 2004

    There’s hardly anything to this Pinnacle kit unlike the massive studio sets we’ve reviewed recently. It’s just the box, the USB lead, the installation CD and that’s it. It’s another device entirely open and honest about the need for USB 2.0...

  • Dazzle Video Creator 90 video editing software review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Dazzle Video Creator 90 video editing software review

    By 11 October 2004

    Look at the package. Aside from the two CDs and manual, this blue box that looks like a child’s fist is all there is to the package, which plugs into your USB 2.0 port after you’ve installed the Pinnacle Studio 9 software. Of the current range, only...

  • Pinnacle Studio Moviebox Deluxe 9 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle Studio Moviebox Deluxe 9 review

    By 17 September 2004

    First things first; FA Porsche really shouldn't be taking credit for designing a slab and rounding the edges. The Moviebox looks functional enough, but once you've got two sets of wires going in and out of it, it looks like just another piece of junk...

  • Home Cinema

    Pinnacle systems Updates ShowCenter digital Media Receiver with PVR facilities

    By 2 June 2004

    Pinnacle Systems today releases ShowCenter(tm) 1.5, the newest version of its set-top digital media receiver. The new version adds personal video recorder (PVR), Internet radio and enhanced usability features to its already long list of capabilities....

  • Cameras

    Delkin anounnces USB Bridge

    By 25 May 2004

    Delkin has announced an interesting product that allows you to connect USB devices directly to CD writers and external harddrives so you can transfer files. Two AA Batteries provide 7 hours of continuous use, which gives you plenty of time burn up to...