Video And Editing archive

  • Apple updates Final Cut Studio
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    Apple updates Final Cut Studio

    By 23 July 2009

    Apple has announced an update for its Final Cut Studio video editing software. The company claims it's adding more than 100 new features, and included are new versions of Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Color and Compressor. Among the new features...

  • VIDEO: Vodafone offers N97 moviemaking tips
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    VIDEO: Vodafone offers N97 moviemaking tips

    By 17 July 2009

    Vodafone is offering some tips for getting the most out of your Nokia N97, that may also be of interest to those thinking of getting the new touchscreen phone to see how it looks in action. The "masterclass" takes you through the interface with tips and...

  • Liquid Image launches camcorder-equipped snorkel mask
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    Liquid Image launches camcorder-equipped snorkel mask

    By 9 July 2009

    US company Liquid Image has invented a product that combines a snorkel mask and a 5-megapixel camera and camcorder, so that you can capture your diving trips for posterity. It comes with 16MB of flash memory, which won't last you very long, but luckily...

  • Sony announces VRD-MC6 DVDirect DVD recorder
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    Sony announces VRD-MC6 DVDirect DVD recorder

    By 8 July 2009

    Sony has announced its next-generation multi-function DVDirect DVD recorder, which can transfer high-def as well as standard-def home videos and digital photos to DVD discs without using a computer. The new VRD-MC6 has a 2.7-inch colour LCD screen for...

  • Cyberlink MediaShow Espresso - PC  review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Cyberlink MediaShow Espresso - PC review

    By 2 July 2009

    Perhaps the most frustrating thing about the meteoric rise of digital video is the massive range of format types, resolutions and codecs available, which in most cases are tied specifically to platforms and portable devices. MediaShow Espresso is the...

  • YouTube mobile uploads up 400% since iPhone 3GS
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    YouTube mobile uploads up 400% since iPhone 3GS

    By 26 June 2009

    YouTube is reporting an astonishing fact - since the iPhone 3GS launched on Friday 19 June, uploads from mobile phones have increased by 400%. This statistic is likely a blip, as those with the new handset are keen try out its video capture and upload...

  • RealPlayer SP lets you watch internet video offline
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    RealPlayer SP lets you watch internet video offline

    By 24 June 2009

    RealNetworks, the company behind the RealPlayer, has announced a new software package that will allow users to convert and transfer video from the web directly onto portable devices to view offline. Called Realplayer SP (the SP stands for Social and Portable)...

  • Brando offers USB-stick/webcam combo device
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    Brando offers USB-stick/webcam combo device

    By 22 June 2009

    Brando's cooked up another USB gadget - this time it's a combo usb stick and webcam, with 2GB of onboard storage. You can either plug it in to a USB port or use the provided stand, the choice is yours. It's got a VGA resolution (that's 640 x 480) and...

  • Philips SPC1330NC Webcam pro  review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Philips SPC1330NC Webcam pro review

    By 9 June 2009

    The Philips SPC1330NC Webcam pro, an incremental update of the SPC1300NC, is striking through its design: the chrome-effect trim gives it a retro look that will appeal to those who are bored of the average black blob of a webcam. But aside from the quirky...

  • Microsoft LifeCam VX-2000 webcam debuts
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    Microsoft LifeCam VX-2000 webcam debuts

    By 19 May 2009

    Microsoft is continuing to plug away at the webcam market with the launch of a low-end device aiming to entice those not making video calls to do so. Announced in the US on Tuesday, the company is hoping the LifeCam VX-2000 will be the "easy-to-use" solution...

  • Elgato Video Capture USB device launches
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    Elgato Video Capture USB device launches

    By 7 May 2009

    Elgato has launched the Elgato Video Capture, angled as the "ideal solution" for transferring analogue video to a Mac and then to your iPhone or iPod. The USB 2.0 video device connects video recorders, set top boxes, camcorders, DVD players, and basically...

  • Elgato Turbo.264 HD video encoder review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Elgato Turbo.264 HD video encoder review

    By 7 April 2009

    With so many ways to record stuff and so many ways to watch it, making sure the file you're about to watch or record is in the right format can be a nightmare. That is until the Turbo.264 HD encoder was launched, say its makers Elgato. Open the box and...

  • CyberLink PowerDVD 9 Deluxe - PC review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDVD 9 Deluxe - PC review

    By 1 April 2009

    If you’re proud of your extensive collection of DVDs and growing army of Blu-ray titles and are partial to enjoying the odd film or three through a PC, something a little more dedicated than Windows Media Player could well be on the cards. PowerDVD...

  • Elgato Turbo.264 HD available now
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    Elgato Turbo.264 HD available now

    By 30 March 2009

    Elgato's Turbo.264 HD is described as "an incredibly fast and easy-to-use tool that converts video files to a format that can be played on an iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV, used on a computer, and shared on the web". Turbo.264 HD allows Mac users to convert...

  • Toshiba Camileo S10
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    Toshiba Camileo S10

    By 13 March 2009

    1080p. 2.5-inch screen. 4x digital zoom. 5-megapixel sensor. Toshiba's new S10 is not a bad offering for its £130 price tag. Check out our quick hands-on gallery of pics of the new Flip rival.

  • Toshiba takes on Flip camcorder with Camileo S10
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    Toshiba takes on Flip camcorder with Camileo S10

    By 13 March 2009

    Toshiba has announced that it is entering into the pocket camcorder market with the launch of four new pocket camcorders ranging from £99 up to £179. The flagship model will be the S10, which promises to be the size of a mobile phone, however still...

  • Canon HF S10 camcorder
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    Canon HF S10 camcorder

    By 8 January 2009

    Canon has announced five new high definition camcorder models in its 2009 line-up and we managed to get a quick hands on with the new flagship model; the HF S10. The newly announced camcorder features a Digic DV III image processor, an 8.59-megapixel...

  • Vivitar announces new digital, underwater and video cameras
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    Vivitar announces new digital, underwater and video cameras

    By 6 January 2009

    Sakar International has announced a new line of Vivitar products, all set to be unveiled at CES later this week. The line-up includes digital, underwater and video cameras as well as digital SLR camera lenses and a battery charger that accommodates over...

  • Canon announces five new HD camcorders for 2009
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    Canon announces five new HD camcorders for 2009

    By 6 January 2009

    Canon has announced five new high definition camcorder models in its 2009 line-up. First up are the Canon Legria HF S10 and Legria HF S100 flash memory camcorders. This pair are the company's top-of-the-line HD flash memory camcorders, that both feature...

  • Canon announces six more camcorders for 2009
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    Canon announces six more camcorders for 2009

    By 6 January 2009

    Canon has announced a rather impressive 2009 line-up for its camcorders, with six of them sticking with standard definition rather than five HD models we reported on earlier. Big details are a bit thin on the ground at the moment, but a brief description...

  • Roxio launches Easy VHS to DVD
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    Roxio launches Easy VHS to DVD

    By 10 December 2008

    Roxio has announced the immediate availability of Roxio Easy VHS to DVD, a combination of software and hardware that claims to let users to quickly digitise the content of VHS tapes. Users attach the included hardware to their USB 2.0 port, then can capture...

  • SAD iStudio3 - PC review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    SAD iStudio3 - PC review

    By 1 December 2008

    As successful as the iPod and subsequent devices like the iPhone and Apple TV have been for the world’s most infamous innovator, it certainly knows how to frustrate by tying users to iTunes and in the case of video, the MP4 format. Getting your favourite...

  • Canon HG21 HD camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Canon HG21 HD camcorder review

    By 29 October 2008

    Canon's latest camcorder, the HG21 promises HD quality images and 120GB of storage, but should Steven Spielberg be worried? We made some movies to find out. Following on from the HG10, the HG21 comes in a traditional camcorder format complete with flip...

  • Microsoft LifeCam Show webcam review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Microsoft LifeCam Show webcam review

    By 29 October 2008

    You might question the value of an external webcam as integrated solutions seem to be increasingly common, both on notebooks and now on monitors too. Microsoft has a range of cameras and the LifeCam Show is aimed at those on the move. The LifeCam Show...

  • Predator VX360 wearable, waterproof camcorder launches
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    Predator VX360 wearable, waterproof camcorder launches

    By 23 October 2008

    The Predator VX360 is launching with the claim of being the world's first fully wearable, waterproof, on-the-fly controllable digital video system designed specifically for the adventure sports market. The VX360 will "enable thrill seekers to record their...