Video And Editing archive

  • Flip Mino camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Flip Mino camcorder review

    By 9 October 2008

    We liked the Flip Video Ultra Edition for its pure simplicity. But no sooner had the Ultra launched in the UK, rumours started appearing about the launch of the Mino stateside. In-between times the pocketable video camera landscape has changed. So can...

  • CyberLink PowerDVD 8 Ultra - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDVD 8 Ultra - PC review

    By 9 October 2008

    If you watch movies on your PC then it’s likely you’ve already come across CyberLink as its software is bundled with more PCs and notebooks than just about anyone. CyberLink PowerDVD 8 Ultra takes that basic movie watching experience and moves it...

  • Nikon announces Media Port UP multimedia headset
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    Nikon announces Media Port UP multimedia headset

    By 7 October 2008

    Nikon has announced a multimedia playback headset device called the Media Port UP, currently to be released only in Japan. The compact headset incorporates a number of features, including display, headphones, Wi-Fi capability, high capacity memory and...

  • Sanyo HD1010 camcorder on sale in UK
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    Sanyo HD1010 camcorder on sale in UK

    By 2 October 2008

    Sanyo's latest digital camcorder, the HD1010, is now on sale in the UK. The HD1010 captures full 1080i high-definition video (1920 x 1080) at 60fps. The ultra compact, ergonomic HD1010 features face-chaser technology for video and stills, a slow-mo video...

  • Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9 Platinum review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9 Platinum review

    By 30 September 2008

    Sony Creative has a wide number of high-end video editing suites aimed solely at the professional market. However, the growth in the enthusiast market and the drop in price of quality camcorders have seen an increase in the needs for powerful tools for...

  • Oregon Scientific releases ATC5K action video camera
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    Oregon Scientific releases ATC5K action video camera

    By 26 September 2008

    Oregon Scientific has announced the ATC5K action camera, developed with the likes of adrenaline junkies and sports fanatics in mind. The big selling point to this rather bizarre looking video camera, is the fact it is waterproof to 10 metres and shock...

  • Adobe announces Lightroom update
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    Adobe announces Lightroom update

    By 22 September 2008

    Support for the Nikon D700 and D90 DSLRs and also fixes for a number of bugs are amongst the changes Adobe has introduced with the first update of Lightroom 2.0. First and foremost - Version 2.1 fixes several "stability and high severity bugs". This include...

  • COMMENT: Do DSLRs need HD video capabilities?
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    COMMENT: Do DSLRs need HD video capabilities?

    By 19 September 2008

    When the Nikon D90 arrived, the buzzword was, of course, HD video recording. Nikon claimed a world first with its new baby’s 720p record mode, and also added an HDMI socket, so that snappers, or indeed videographers, could connect up their camera to...

  • Roxio Creator 2009 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Creator 2009 - PC review

    By 18 September 2008

    Roxio’s leading media creator package has reached its twelfth incarnation, and as such has taken on a new look and a trimmed down name. Gone is Easy Media Creator, instead it’s simply known as Creator 2009 but it’s still offers the same vast array...

  • Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 - PC review

    By 11 September 2008

    If you want to edit your home movies there are any number of tools on offer and Windows even has its own Movie Maker. Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 is essentially a DVD authoring tool that allows you to edit your home movies and then burn them to DVD. However,...

  • Flip Mino surfaces in London
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    Flip Mino surfaces in London

    By 10 September 2008

    Earlier in the year, we all went a little dizzy over the landing of mini camcorders in the UK, most notably the Flip Ultra Edition and the Creative Vado. Soon after we saw the slimmer version, the Mino, surface in the US and we all looked on in envy....

  • Samsung MX20 and HMX20C camcorders get Euro launch
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    Samsung MX20 and HMX20C camcorders get Euro launch

    By 29 August 2008

    We have seen these models previously at CES and as a release in the Far East, but Samsung has now announced the HMX20C Progressive HD Flash-based camcorder and the YouTube-friendly MX20 for the European market. The flash-based HMX20C offers full HD and...

  • KWorld DVD Maker 2 video capture stick  review
    Online 3 out of 5

    KWorld DVD Maker 2 video capture stick review

    By 27 August 2008

    If you're anything like us, then you'll have a couple of boxes somewhere in the house full of VHS recordings still waiting to be copied over to DVD. Video capture and edit boxes are nothing new but this device from KWorld is the smallest we've seen to...

  • Roxio Creator 2009 launches
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    Roxio Creator 2009 launches

    By 26 August 2008

    Roxio Creator 2009, the latest version of the suite of photo, video, and music authoring, burning, and online sharing applications, has launched. Roxio says Creator 2009 introduces "pioneering" audio features, integration of family-friendly online services,...

  • Microsoft announces Photosynth software
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    Microsoft announces Photosynth software

    By 21 August 2008

    Microsoft has announced its new Photosynth program, which the company says will help you go "far beyond how you now view, experience and share photos". By using Photosynth and a bit of imagination, you can turn normal digital photos into 3D, 360-degree...

  • Busbi digital video camera launches for £35
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    Busbi digital video camera launches for £35

    By 1 August 2008

    Firebox has launched the Busbi digital video camera, one of the growing breed of low-cost, simple SD-card based camcorders. The "idiot proof" Busbi is battery-operated, running on two AA batteries, and has just four buttons: on/off, delete, playback and...

  • Spider "web" cam concept
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    Spider "web" cam concept

    By 28 July 2008

    Flynn Product Design has spun a new concept design for webcams. The idea of talking and smiling into a spidey cam - a webcam designed to look like a super hi-tech creepy crawly - may not appeal to everyone but it is certainly a new spin on the notion...

  • Toshiba Camileo H10 camcorder launches
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    Toshiba Camileo H10 camcorder launches

    By 28 July 2008

    Toshiba has introduced the latest model in its Camileo range with the addition of the Camileo H10, that the company describes as "a portable and very affordable SD based HD camcorder". With a palm-friendly design, the H10 is an SD card based high-definition...

  • Panasonic releases two new SDHC memory cards
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    Panasonic releases two new SDHC memory cards

    By 24 July 2008

    Panasonic has announced the introduction of two new SD High Capacity memory cards, said to be perfect for recording in high definition. The cards, which come in 6GB and 12GB storage capacities are capable of recording 90 minutes and 180 minutes of 1920...

  • 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...

  • CyberLink PowerDirector 7 Ultra - PC review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDirector 7 Ultra - PC review

    By 27 June 2008

    Chances are, if you’ve bought a camcorder or a TV tuner for your PC in the last few years then you’ll be aware of CyberLink, as it bundles its software with a vast number of devices. Its software tends to be adequate for the entry-level user but it’s...

  • Sony launches high-def HDR-CX12 Handycam
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    Sony launches high-def HDR-CX12 Handycam

    By 19 June 2008

    Sony has introduced the first high-definition camcorder with "Smile Shutter" and face detection technologies. The HDR-CX12 Memory Stick Handycam camcorder can record full 1920 x 1080 HD video and 10-megapixel photos on Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo media...

  • JVC launches three HD Everio camcorders
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    JVC launches three HD Everio camcorders

    By 16 June 2008

    JVC has added three new high definition camcorders to its HD Everio line in the States. The new models include a pair of dual-format devices, the GZ-HD40 and GZ-HD30, one of which records up to 50 hours of AVCHD Full HD video. Claiming a world's first...

  • Toshiba Camileo Pro HD camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Toshiba Camileo Pro HD camcorder review

    By 10 June 2008

    The Toshiba Camileo Pro HD has attracted a lot of attention because of the ability to record HD in a package which appears to be great value for money. But should the price sell this camcorder to you? Taking the popular form factor of a handheld vertical...

  • Sanyo Xacti HD1010 launches
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    Sanyo Xacti HD1010 launches

    By 5 June 2008

    Sanyo has debuted its second gen Full HD Xacti, the HD1010, described as an ultra-compact, full 1920 x 1080 (1080i) high-definition digital camcorder. The HD1010 features "Face Chaser" face detection technology for both video and stills, plus a new slow-motion...