PMA2007 archive

  • Camera Armor DSLR camera case review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Camera Armor DSLR camera case review

    By 3 April 2007

    How clumsy are you really? Fairly clumsy? Not clumsy at all? Well if you’re the former, then an American company is hoping to offer your DSLR camera some protection with its Camera Armor. Like the silicon rubber cases for the iPod, Camera Armor is a...

  • New condom protection for mobile phones: Skins Mobile Protection
    Sports Fitness

    New condom protection for mobile phones: Skins Mobile Protection

    By 28 March 2007

    Dutch brand Skins Mobile has launched a condom for mobile phones. The Skins Mobile allows continued use of your mobile phone whilst at the same time delivering waterproof protection. The concept was the brain-child of Rogier van Camp who had the idea...

  • See Eye 2 Eye webcam accessory review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    See Eye 2 Eye webcam accessory review

    By 28 March 2007

    You know when you talk to others via your webcam you never really look at them eye to eye? Well this rather large bolt-on gadget aims to stop all that. The See Eye 2 Eye webcam accessory is a large plastic periscope that slots over your monitor or laptop...

  • Timex WomenOnly Triathlon
    Sports Fitness

    Timex WomenOnly Triathlon

    By 27 March 2007

    Timex is proud to announce that is has teamed up with Human Race for the second Timex WomenOnly Triathlon. Given that such a large number of female athletes enter these events over the year, with many more wanting to give triathlon a go, the team at Human...

  • Lifeventure launches funky range of Trek Towels
    Sports Fitness

    Lifeventure launches funky range of Trek Towels

    By 27 March 2007

    Lifeventure’s funky range of soft fibre Trek Towels looks cool and are practical to boot. They come in three colours and designs: pink, blue and grey/green. All towels feature Lifeventure’s odour-preventative antibacterial formula. Trek Towels have...

  • Nike promises more iPod-enabled kit
    Sports Fitness

    Nike promises more iPod-enabled kit

    By 26 March 2007

    Nike has said it will be releasing more Nike iPod kit in the coming months. In an interview with AP Nike President and Chief Executive Mark Parker said that Nike "plans to make all its running shoes compatible with its Nike+ technology by the end of the...

  • Blacks Technicals range made with eVent fabrics
    Sports Fitness

    Blacks Technicals range made with eVent fabrics

    By 21 March 2007

    Blacks is breaking new ground in outdoor clothing by bringing eVent fabrics technology to stores across the UK, with their exclusive Technicals range. This new range has been tested and developed in conjunction with teams from Mountain Rescue England...

  • EffectsLab Pro - PC review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    EffectsLab Pro - PC review

    By 20 March 2007

    It’s been 30 years since the first Stars Wars movie was released in cinemas but still our love affair with the series continues to grow. The latest proof of that comes in EffectsLab Pro, a CG authoring tool, which comes with pre-loaded effects that...

  • England's cricketers turn to iPod and PSP for support on tour
    Audio

    England's cricketers turn to iPod and PSP for support on tour

    By 16 March 2007

    England's cricketers are using video iPods and PSPs to help them prepare for the world cup its been found out. Michael Vaughan's squad will supposedly use the players to analyse their opponents before each match in the Caribbean, and to provide confidence-boosting...

  • Creative Live! Cam Optia AF webcam announced
    Cameras

    Creative Live! Cam Optia AF webcam announced

    By 16 March 2007

    Creative has announced the new Live! Cam Optia AF webcam, with what it is claiming is the world's first webcam to offer auto focus technology and a true 2.0 megapixel CMOS sensor. Finished in glossy black, with a new multi-element precision glass lens...

  • Logitech launch two new Quickcam webcams for notebooks
    Cameras

    Logitech launch two new Quickcam webcams for notebooks

    By 15 March 2007

    Logitech has announced the launch of two new webcams for notebooks, expanding its growing portfolio of webcam peripherals. The Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks is according to the company "perfect for first-time webcam users" and comes with a suggested...

  • HP R837 digital camera review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    HP R837 digital camera review

    By 15 March 2007

    The HP R837 is HP's latest digital camera. Announced at PMA in Las Vegas the company has opted to focus on usability rather than megapixel count. But does the point and shoot live up to its claim? We took the camera out to the Grand Canyon to find out....

  • Taut: the first clean sports drink
    Sports Fitness

    Taut: the first clean sports drink

    By 14 March 2007

    Taut is a new sports drink which the makers are claiming is the first "clean" sports drink. They say that unlike all other sports and energy drinks, Taut contains no artificial sweeteners, flavourings, colours and preservatives and is specially engineered...

  • PMA 2007: Vivitar launch five new cameras including underwater ViviCam 6200W
    Online

    PMA 2007: Vivitar launch five new cameras including underwater ViviCam 6200W

    By 13 March 2007

    Vivitar has launched a new 6 megapixel ViviCam 6200W underwater camera at PMA in Las Vegas. The new camera is waterproof to 10 meters, features a 4x digital zoom, a 2-inch LCD display. Other features include a rubber-armored exterior for enhanced ruggedness...

  • PMA 2007: Top 10 Cameras and accessories from the show
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: Top 10 Cameras and accessories from the show

    By 12 March 2007

    With the dust now settling on PMA till next year, our sister site Photographypress.co.uk lists its top 10 finds at the show. Photographers, time to get out your piggy banks. 10. Camera Armor For those who like to be a bit more adventurous, Camera Armor...

  • Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony get Live View LCD screens
    Cameras

    Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony get Live View LCD screens

    By 10 March 2007

    A technology similar to Olympus' Live View technology that allows you to get a live image on the LCD screen on its digital SLR cameras just like most compact models has come to Nikon, Canon, Pentax, Sony and other brands. Well sort of. Created by a camera...

  • PMA 2007: Camera Armor encases your DSLR in silicon
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: Camera Armor encases your DSLR in silicon

    By 9 March 2007

    If you find that you are one of those clumsy people that is always clonking their Digital SLR camera, one American company is hoping to come to the rescue. Called Camera Armor (yes the American spelling of the word) the rubberised armour covers your pride...

  • PMA 2007: More Sigma DP1 details emerge
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: More Sigma DP1 details emerge

    By 9 March 2007

    Sigma has announced more details on its new compact camera, the DP1 first announced in September last year, at PMA 2007 in Las Vegas. The new camera, which features the company's Foveon sensor found in its high end DSLR models like the SD14, will offer...

  • PMA 2007: BlanketWorx makes photo coffee mug look old hat
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: BlanketWorx makes photo coffee mug look old hat

    By 8 March 2007

    Getting your favourite images on a coffee mug or t-shirt is so last century. What you want is your very own woven art pillow case. US company BlanketWorx is showing off its cotton creations at PMA in Las Vegas and offers you the chance to have your favourite...

  • PMA 2007: Microsoft trying to kill off JPEG with HD Photo
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: Microsoft trying to kill off JPEG with HD Photo

    By 8 March 2007

    Microsoft is trying to kill off the JPEG with an announcement that it has launched a competing file format at PMA 2007 in Las Vegas for end-to-end digital photography. Called HD Photo, the new format purports to offer higher image quality, greater preservation...

  • PMA 2007: Wi-Fi-enabled Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G1 announced
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: Wi-Fi-enabled Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G1 announced

    By 8 March 2007

    Sony has announced their latest Cyber-shot digital camera at PMA 2007 in Las Vegas; the DSC-G1. The new compact will be the first to feature wireless connectivity for Sony and will mean that it will go up against competing models from Canon, Nikon and...

  • Adobe unveils plans for two editions of Photoshop CS3
    Cameras

    Adobe unveils plans for two editions of Photoshop CS3

    By 8 March 2007

    Adobe today announced at PMA 2007 in Las Vegas that it will expand its digital imaging product line, offering two editions of Adobe Photoshop CS3. The company said that the new package, called Photoshop CS3 Extended "Allows cross-media creative professionals...

  • PMA 2007: HP brings in camera touch-up to Photosmart R837 digital camera
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: HP brings in camera touch-up to Photosmart R837 digital camera

    By 8 March 2007

    HP has announced the industry's first digital camera to feature an in-camera photo touch-up tool, the HP Photosmart R837 digital camera. Rather than offer yet more megapixels, the company has focused its efforts on improving and offering software applications...

  • Get even more PMA news with Photographypress.co.uk
    Cameras

    Get even more PMA news with Photographypress.co.uk

    By 8 March 2007

    Do you want even more up to the date PMA coverage on all the latest at this years photo expo in Las Vegas? Why not visit our sister website, www.photographypress.co.uk where you'll find stacks more news on photography accessories, lenses, photo editing...

  • PMA 2007: Leica C-LUX 2 annouced
    Cameras

    PMA 2007: Leica C-LUX 2 annouced

    By 7 March 2007

    Leica has announced the launch of a new digital camera in the guise of the LEICA C-LUX 2 at PMA 2007 in Las Vegas. The new 7.2 megapixel camera sports a particularly compact metal body and builds on its predecessor model – the LEICA C-LUX 1. In addition,...