Video And Editing archive

  • Pentax Optio MX4 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Pentax Optio MX4 review

    By 12 November 2004

    With the megapixel rush subsiding, camera manufacturers have to come up with more ingenious ways of getting us to upgrade our cameras. Pentax seems to think that one such way is to produce a digital camera whose form factor is more like an 8mm camcorder...

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 review

    By 21 October 2004

    Photoshop Elements 3 is the latest release of the photo-editing suite designed to give you the tools to get the most out of your digital images. Like many things from the Adobe fold, Photoshop Elements has a robust feeling of technical quality about it,...

  • 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...

  • Swann UnderwaterCam review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Swann UnderwaterCam review

    By 22 July 2004

    For the aquatic at heart, Swann has created an underwater camera that simply connects to a (yellow) video phono so you can either view your footage on a television screen or plug it straight into the back of a video recorder and record the footage. The...

  • Philips launches the Key019 a camcorder that doubles as a keyring
    Cameras

    Philips launches the Key019 a camcorder that doubles as a keyring

    By 22 July 2004

    Philips has launched a new range of keyrings that actually include a camcorder and digital camera. The Philips Key019, is the first camcorder that's actually small enough to fit on your keyring. The camcorder has space for up to 25 minutes of MPEG4 video...

  • Canon lauches  new MVX30i and MVX35i camcorders
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    Canon lauches new MVX30i and MVX35i camcorders

    By 5 July 2004

    Canon today announces the release of the 2.2 Megapixel, 10x optical zoom MVX30i and MVX35i: the latest in Canon's range of digital camcorders. Interestingly full digital camera functionality is built into both camcorders. This includes an RGB primary...

  • Avermedia DVD EZMaker USB 2.0 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Avermedia DVD EZMaker USB 2.0 review

    By 30 June 2004

    You might still be using an analogue camcorder, but that doesn't mean that any foray into editing and sharing your finished movie has to be analogue as well. The aim of the Avermedia DVD EZMaker is to allow you to transfer video to DVD and VCD, with or...

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    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...

  • Mustek DV4000 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Mustek DV4000 review

    By 18 May 2004

    The Mustek DV4000 is a low-res pocket-sized camcorder that is ideal for making web videos, playing MP3's or taking still photos. Fitting snugly in the palm of your hand the unit will let you capture those magical moments or merely just have a bit of fun...

  • Cameras

    Canon say farewell to the analogue camcorder market

    By 13 May 2004

    Canon has announced that it is pulling out of the analogue camcorder market from the end of the year. The company has sited that it wants to focus more on the emerging digital market instead. Camera companies have seen a rapid switch from silver halide...

  • Canon launches new MVX20 Series camcorders
    Cameras

    Canon launches new MVX20 Series camcorders

    By 9 May 2004

    Canon has announced a new range of 2.2 Megapixel camcorders - the MVX20i and MVX25i. Both models can also be used to take still photographs. The MVX20 Series' 2.2 Megapixel 1/3.4” CCD sensor utilises 1.77 effective Megapixels when recording movies to...

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    D-link announce wireless internet camera

    By 6 May 2004

    D-link following hot on the heals of Linksys and other networking manufacturers has launched a wireless camera. The DCS-5300W is a stand alone product that will connect into a wired network to offer remote access when your not at home. Using MPEG-4 quality...

  • Cameras

    Pentax is set to launch a camcorder/camera - the new Optio MX

    By 21 April 2004

    Details are still sketchy at the moment, but Pentax is set to launch a camcorder/camera - the new OptioMX. The unit offers a 3.2 effective megapixels with a 10-times optical zoom, and is not only able to capture stills but also high quality movie footage....

  • Panasonic SV-AV50 SD Video Camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic SV-AV50 SD Video Camera review

    By 26 March 2004

    We all like to jot down things on our travels and most of us just use pen and paper. The more advanced (and less shy) among us might use a voice recorder instead. Those getting even more carried away might take a digital camera on their journeys and the...

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    CeBIT - Pinnacle unveils trio of USB 2.0 video products – PCTV USB2.0 Dazzle DVC 90 and the Studio MovieBox Deluxe

    By 21 March 2004

    Pinnacle Systems announces three new computer video hardware products for consumers, designed to take full advantage of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 standard. The three external products, Dazzle DVC 90, Studio MovieBox Deluxe and PCTV USB2, have been...

  • Cameras

    Canon launches new MVX200 series camcorders

    By 9 February 2004

    PRESS RELEASE: Canon, leader in photographic and imaging technology, is pleased to announce its new 1.33 Megapixel camcorders - the MVX250i, MVX200i and MVX200. The new look camcorders are 40% smaller than the MVX100 series models they replace. The MVX250i...

  • Trust launch wireless home CCTV system
    Cameras

    Trust launch wireless home CCTV system

    By 5 February 2004

    PRESS RELEASE: The Trust 140BM LCD Wireless Observation System (www.trust.com/13816) allows the user to monitor their baby or to keep an eye on their car in the garage at all times of the day and night. This security system can easily be taken to the...

  • TerraTec Cameo 400 AC mobile review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    TerraTec Cameo 400 AC mobile review

    By 27 January 2004

    Creating movies is now something we can all do. Even Hollywood blockbusters are edited on Macs these days where the producers can't afford AVID. Terratec has decided to offer mobile users the chance to get a piece of the action and edit their home movies...

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    TerraTec's Cameo 400 AV allows mobile users movie-making on the move

    By 20 January 2004

    PRESS RELEASE: TerraTec Electronic (www.terratec.co.uk), a leading European multimedia manufacturer, today announces the UK launch of the TerraTec Cameo 400 AV mobile, a complete mobile video editing solution for use with a laptop PC. Simply connect a...

  • Logitech QuickCam Sphere review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Logitech QuickCam Sphere review

    By 16 January 2004

    Logitech has attempted a new approach with its latest webcam. The QuickCam Sphere follows you as you jostle around your desk. But does it work? We dance like a dervish and put it to the test. In the future we’ll all talk face to face, none of this instant...

  • Cameras

    Canon launches MV700 series digital camcorders

    By 16 January 2004

    PRESS RELEASE: Canon, leader in photographic and imaging technology, is pleased to announce the launch of its new 800K pixel MV700 series camcorders - the MV750i, MV730i, MV700i and MV700. Building on Canon's 70 year heritage of precision optics, the...

  • Cameras

    Sony has design in hand with five new DV camcorders

    By 12 January 2004

    Not content with launching two Hi8 players, Sony has also announced the launch of five new DV players. PRESS RELEASE: Five new compact Sony DV Handycams are ready to hit the market in March and April. Packed with new features, the DCR-HC18, DCR-HC20,...

  • Cameras

    New Sony Digital8 Handycams add more reasons to move to digital

    By 12 January 2004

    Sony announces two new camcorder models for the new year based on Hi8 tape technology. PRESS RELEASE: New Sony Digital8 Handycams add more reasons to move to digital Analogue-compatible range features compact design and focuses on ease of use Sony has...