Video And Editing archive

  • Ahead Nero 7 Premium Reloaded review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ahead Nero 7 Premium Reloaded review

    By 28 November 2006

    The Matrix movies have a lot to answer for; not just the stop-frame 360-degree camera angle but also the notion that you don’t need to call a follow-up Part Two, but something far more exotic like "Reloaded". This package is essentially an update of...

  • Logitech launch QuickCam Communicate STX Plus webcam
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    Logitech launch QuickCam Communicate STX Plus webcam

    By 21 November 2006

    Logitech has today announced the launch of the QuickCam Communicate STX Plus for Windows Live Messenger webcam. According to Logitech, the QuickCam Communicate STX Plus for Windows Live Messenger was created specifically to make Windows Live Messenger’s...

  • Ads Tech DVDXpress DX2 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ads Tech DVDXpress DX2 review

    By 20 November 2006

    The DVDXpress DX2 is a compact, lightweight little silver brushed aluminum and black liveried box that boasts a set of inputs on the back and a USB port for connecting it to a Windows computer. A power and a capture lamp illuminate on the front when it’s...

  • Helmet Camcorder records to Archos portable media players
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    Helmet Camcorder records to Archos portable media players

    By 10 November 2006

    To go along with its Generation 4 series Archos portable media players, the company has released the Helmet Camcorder for recording video to the devices. Compatible with the 404, 504, 604, and 604 WiFi, the tiny camcorder comes with a headband to make...

  • Creative launch plug and play webcam Optia
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    Creative launch plug and play webcam Optia

    By 3 November 2006

    Creative has launched a new USB webcam that doesn’t require driver installation. Called Creative Live! Cam Optia webcam, it's supposedly the first USB Video Class webcam that offers instant Plug-n-Play straight out of the box for users using Windows...

  • Logitech QuickCam Ultra Vision webcam review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Logitech QuickCam Ultra Vision webcam review

    By 3 November 2006

    Logitech's newest webcam, the QuickCam Ultra Vision webcam, promises relief from grainy, hard to see video images. But does it? We take a closer look. The company says that the camera offers a "true-to-life video calling experience" because the camera...

  • Third Eye goggle-camera from Rip Curl
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    Third Eye goggle-camera from Rip Curl

    By 31 October 2006

    Third Eye is a goggle equipped with a minicam that plugs into the analogue input of a camcorder, thus providing you with an on-board video camera. The camera is housed in a rubber casing, which holds the minicam onto the goggle strap. The minicam will...

  • Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 PC software review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 PC software review

    By 17 October 2006

    It hardly seems no time at all that we were testing Media Creator 8 and while it ticked a number of boxes, we were disappointed with how resource heavy it felt when doing anything other than creating DVDs and how many of the tools simply didn’t want...

  • Pure Digital unveils simple Point and Shoot Camcorder with built-in USB
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    Pure Digital unveils simple Point and Shoot Camcorder with built-in USB

    By 16 October 2006

    Pure Digital has updated its simple little camcorder to include a built-in USB cable to make sharing video easier. The Point and Shoot Camcorder has pre-installed software that makes it simple to upload video directly to either Google Video or Grouper...

  • Yahoo see communities and video key to future success
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    Yahoo see communities and video key to future success

    By 14 October 2006

    "Community and Convergence is where we see the big focus in the years to come", John Marcom Jr, Yahoo's senior vice president of International Operations, responsible for overseeing Yahoo!'s international business operations outside the US told Pocket-lint.co.uk...

  • Hitachi plans to develop Blu-ray recording video camera
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    Hitachi plans to develop Blu-ray recording video camera

    By 3 October 2006

    A top manager at Hitachi has revealed that the company is developing a video camera with built-in Blu-ray burner, and hopes to have it ready in 1 to 2 years. Hiroto Yamauchi, general manager of storage products marketing, told News.com that he has hopes...

  • Cameras

    Philips announces new stable of webcams

    By 13 September 2006

    Philips has decided to upgrade its range of webcams in one fell swoop, and has introduced eight new models labeled SPC-NC. All the cameras offer a rapid 30 frames per second recording with SVGA resolution for still shots. While the SPC900NC remains the...

  • Pinnacle Studios consumer software offers HD support for editing
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    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...

  • Sony unveils the new HDR-FX7 high def video camcorder
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    Sony unveils the new HDR-FX7 high def video camcorder

    By 7 September 2006

    Sony has launched another high-definition camcorder to its HDR line, this time smaller and lighter than previous incarnations. The HDR-FX7 1080i HDV camcorder boasts a three-chip ClearVID CMOS sensor for clear high-def video. It weighs a hefty 3 pounds,...

  • Creative releases Live! Cam Voice webcam with microphone
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    Creative releases Live! Cam Voice webcam with microphone

    By 6 September 2006

    Creative has added to its webcam range with the Live! Cam Voice, which integrates a microphone to make video calling easier. The webcam, which retails for £79.99, offers dual microphone and Adaptive Array Microphone technology to filter out distracting...

  • Hercules webcam combines great features with a small price
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    Hercules webcam combines great features with a small price

    By 24 August 2006

    Most high-spec webcams are quite expensive, but Hercules has managed to combine a range of impressive features with a low price of just £40. The Dualpix HD offers superior photographic quality with 5MP capture and a 1.3Mp sensor for videos. It also boasts...

  • Canon launches new entry-level DVD camcorder
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    Canon launches new entry-level DVD camcorder

    By 16 August 2006

    Canon has launched an additional model to its camcorder range, the entry-level DC95. The new entry-level DVD (-R/-RW) camcorder is capable of recording video straight to disc and according to Canon is designed for widescreen recording with the camcorder’s...

  • JVC launches two sizes of dual-layer DVDs
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    JVC launches two sizes of dual-layer DVDs

    By 15 August 2006

    JVC has released two new dual-layer DVDs for extra-long recording times. The first is a single-sided 8cm DVD-R Dual Layer Discs that yield up to 55 minutes of recording time for DVD camcorders. The second media is an 8x single-sided 12cm DVD-R that can...

  • Creative Instant Skype Edition Webcam review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Creative Instant Skype Edition Webcam review

    By 11 August 2006

    Skype is more than just words don't you know, and to help illustrate this the company has teamed up with Creative to launch the Creative Instant Skype Edition of the company's entry level webcam offering. The basic webcam, which is white and grey happily...

  • Verbatim releases DVD-R 8cm discs
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    Verbatim releases DVD-R 8cm discs

    By 10 August 2006

    Verbatim has released a new mini media, the Mini DVD-R Dual discs for use in camcorder recording. The 8cm discs provide up to 54 minutes of video recording time on 2.6GB of memory. The newly-announced Canon DC21 and DC22 are both compatible with the new...

  • Logitech QuickCam Fusion webcam review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Logitech QuickCam Fusion webcam review

    By 10 August 2006

    The Logitech Fusion webcam promises great results in low light situations meaning those late night conversations with friends around the world can go ahead with the best possible results. So does the camera perform? We make some video calls to find out....

  • Logitech QuickCam Notebook Pro webcam review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Logitech QuickCam Notebook Pro webcam review

    By 9 August 2006

    Logitech has updated its QuickCam Notebook Pro webcam with the aptly named Logitech QuickCam Notebook Pro improving the cameras resolution while at the same time removing Mac support. Redesign, rehash or just a worthy remake? We take a closer look. Reduced...

  • Panasonic launches DVD camcorder with 20x zoom
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    Panasonic launches DVD camcorder with 20x zoom

    By 4 August 2006

    Panasonic has launched a DVD Video camera with a difference in Japan. The VDR-D400 is the first of its kind to boast a 20x optical zoom. The standard zoom on most other camcorders is half of that. According to Panasonic, thanks to anti-blur technology,...

  • Creative Live! Cam Voice review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Creative Live! Cam Voice review

    By 3 August 2006

    Creative's latest webcam promises to cut out background sound so all that is transmitted is your voice rather than all that stuff in the background. But can the webcam with two microphones and a handsfree kit thrown in for good measure deliver? Creative...

  • Philips SPC 900NC webcam review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Philips SPC 900NC webcam review

    By 3 August 2006

    Philips might not seem to be the obvious choice for a webcam manufacturer, however with a huge imaging department care of its TV division you can quickly see the link. The Philip SPC 900NC is the company's flagship webcam a part of its ToUcam III series...