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Nikon 1 J1
4.0 stars Nikon 1 J1 By Doug Harman

The Nikon 1 J1 is the second of Nikon’s new compact mirrorless system cameras featuring a new 10.1-megapixel CX sensor and a new lens mount. Nikon has Read more

Nikon 1 V1
4.0 stars Nikon 1 V1 By Doug Harman

Nikon’s new system camera is the company's first for over fifty years, since the introduction of the Nikon F no less, and as such represents a true milestone Read more

Nikon Coolpix S1100pj
3.5 stars Nikon Coolpix S1100pj By Doug Harman

Nikon’s Coolpix S1100pj is only the second camera in the world to feature and integrated projector, the first being Nikon’s Coolpix 1000pj; this is Read more

Nikon Coolpix S5100
4.0 stars Nikon Coolpix S5100 By Doug Harman

The Nikon Coolpix S5100 is stylish new 12.2-megapixel digital compact that combines small size with big features, including HD 720p video, Vibration Reduction Read more

Pentax K-5
4.5 stars Pentax K-5 By Doug Harman

Pentax’s K-5 DSLR is its new semi-pro model built around the Pentax K-7 top end model. Like that model, the K-5 has a host clever kit for the high-end Read more

Nikon Coolpix S80
3.5 stars Nikon Coolpix S80 By Doug Harman

The Nikon Coolpix S80 is Nikon’s latest touchscreen controlled digital compact that features a 14-megapixel CCD sensor, a large, high-resolution (819,000 Read more

Canon PowerShot G12
4.5 stars Canon PowerShot G12 By Doug Harman

The G12 is Canon's new premium PowerShot digital compact and while it inherits most of the key feature of its predecessor, the G11, it also builds on these Read more

Devolo dLAN 200 AVsmart+
3.5 stars Devolo dLAN 200 AVsmart+ By Doug Harman

Powerline networking (or running your broadband internet through your mains power supply) is becoming increasingly common, and Devolo is one of the bigger Read more

Naim UnitiQute
4.5 stars Naim UnitiQute By Doug Harman

If good things come in small packages then Naim’s UnitiQute all-in-one Hi-Fi audio player should be the proof of that pudding, to mangle metaphors for Read more

Sony Bravia KDL-46NX703
4.5 stars Sony Bravia KDL-46NX703 By Doug Harman

The Sony Bravia KDL 46NX703 sits within Sony’s Network range of new Bravia HD TVs and is suitably equipped with a wide range of connection options including Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10
4.0 stars Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10 By Doug Harman

Panasonic’s Lumix TZ10 provides a compact camera environment for an otherwise long lens, richly featured snapping experience combining a 12-megapixel Read more

Leica V-LUX 20
3.5 stars Leica V-LUX 20 By Doug Harman

Leica’s link with Panasonic for its digital cameras is a good one simply because if you’re going to start with someone else’s kit as a start point Read more

Canon Legria HF M32
4.0 stars Canon Legria HF M32 By Doug Harman

Canon’s latest addition to its Legria HF M series of camcorders is the compact, lightweight M32. A combination of extended storage, ease of use and Full Read more

Kodak ESP 7250 printer
4.0 stars Kodak ESP 7250 printer By Doug Harman

Kodak’s latest all-in-one printer is aimed, says Kodak, at "helping you share your mobile life for less". In fact this new all-in-one is a compact, attractive Read more

Devolo dLAN 200 AVpass kit
4.0 stars Devolo dLAN 200 AVpass kit By Doug Harman

Devolo’s dLAN 200 AVpass broadband adapter kit can connect your Freesat box to your broadband router via the mains electricity sockets in your home. Read more

Sigma DP2s digital camera
4.0 stars Sigma DP2s digital camera By Doug Harman

Sigma's DP2s is a high-end 14.6-megapixel compact aimed at the enthusiast and updates the original DP2. Improvements have been made but some quirks from Read more

Pentax Optio H90 compact camera
4.5 stars Pentax Optio H90 compact camera By Doug Harman

Pentax's Optio H90 combines minimalist "functional beauty" with a 12.1-megapixel sensor, 5x wide-zoom lens, HD Movies and advanced auto tracking AF and Read more

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 camera
4.0 stars Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 camera By Doug Harman

Sony's new Cyber-shot, the TX7 has HD video, image stabilisation, a large, touch sensitive display and Sony's new Exmor R CMOS sensor boasting 10.2-megapixels. Read more

Nikon Coolpix P100 camera
4.5 stars Nikon Coolpix P100 camera By Doug Harman

The Coolpix P100 is the first Nikon bridge camera with Full HD 1080p resolution movie capture with stereo sound, it also has a remarkable 26x Nikon ED Read more

Nikon Coolpix S640 compact camera
4.0 stars Nikon Coolpix S640 compact camera By Doug Harman

The Coolpix S640 provides a simple to use, high-resolution snapper for the masses with focusing and start-up performance as claimed benefits, among other Read more

Nikon Coolpix S570 compact camera
3.5 stars Nikon Coolpix S570 compact camera By Doug Harman

The Coolpix S570 arrived alongside the S640 and provides a simple to use, high-resolution snapper for the masses, but with some problems and some neat Read more

Nikon D3s DSLR camera
4.5 stars Nikon D3s DSLR camera By Doug Harman

Nikon’s new flagship DSLR, the D3s, builds on the groundbreaking D3, which revolutionised the high-speed professional DSLR market on its introduction Read more

Sony Bravia KDL-40V5810 television
4.5 stars Sony Bravia KDL-40V5810 television By Doug Harman

The latest Bravia HD TV in Sony's "V" range is this, the KDL-40V5810 and it sports integrated Freesat, Freeview and analogue tuners; AppliCast, Live Colour Read more

Canon IXUS 120 IS digital camera
4.0 stars Canon IXUS 120 IS digital camera By Doug Harman

Canon's new Digital IXUS 120 IS is only 20mm thin, which is great in terms of pocketability but not so clever when using it if you have larger fingers Read more

Canon IXUS 200 IS digital camera
4.0 stars Canon IXUS 200 IS digital camera By Doug Harman

The Canon IXUS 200 IS is a stylish, compact pocketable snapper that comes in silver, light blue, purple and a posh-looking golden livery. The smooth lines Read more

Kodak ESP 5250 all-in-one printer
4.0 stars Kodak ESP 5250 all-in-one printer By Doug Harman

Kodak’s latest all in one printer, copier and scanner is a compact, attractive looking, machine that combines a scanner, copier and photo quality printer Read more

Roxio Popcorn 4 - Mac
4.0 stars Roxio Popcorn 4 - Mac By Doug Harman

Popcorn seemed somewhat superfluous when it was first launched and particularly considering it sat alongside Roxio’s class leading Mac burning software, Read more

Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet
4.5 stars Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet By Doug Harman

Anyone familiar with the use of graphics pad or tablet will know the more precise and controlled advantages offered by working on photos or video, say, Read more

Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera
4.5 stars Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera By Doug Harman

The new EOS 7D is a fully redesigned EOS with high performance in mind so the new, extremely well-specified, EOS marks a step change for Canon's EOS models Read more

Ricoh CX2 digital camera
4.5 stars Ricoh CX2 digital camera By Doug Harman

The Ricoh CX2 is basically the same as the CX1, it looks stylish and is undoubtedly well made; once again we had the black liveried version to test, though Read more

Nikon D300s DSLR camera
4.5 stars Nikon D300s DSLR camera By Doug Harman

The D300s updates the D300 with some major and not so major features. Obvious among them is the addition of a 720p movie-shooting mode with contrast detection Read more

Ricoh GR Digital Mk III digital camera
4.5 stars Ricoh GR Digital Mk III digital camera By Doug Harman

The new Ricoh GR Digital Mk III marks a big step-up from the Mk II, previously the company’s quality compact for the enthusiast or professional needing Read more

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera
4.0 stars Pentax K-7 DSLR camera By Doug Harman

In my 20-odd years reviewing camera gear, it’s fair to say Pentax has consistently built excellent cameras and while their market share might not be Read more

Olympus Pen E-P1 digital camera
4.5 stars Olympus Pen E-P1 digital camera By Doug Harman

Olympus’ latest digital camera harks back, in terms of the name at least, to the famed Pen range of half frame (a half frame of 35mm film that is) Olympus Read more

Casio Exilim EX-FS10 digital camera
4.0 stars Casio Exilim EX-FS10 digital camera By Doug Harman

The Exilim EX-FS10 is a stylishly smooth and slim line model yet with a tough aluminium casing with a highly lacquered finish available in a range of of Read more

Nikon D5000 DSLR camera
4.5 stars Nikon D5000 DSLR camera By Doug Harman

Nikon’s D5000 amounts to Nikon slicing up another segment of the DSLR market pie, ensuring that they have a camera for all sectors and budgets. As such Read more

Canon EOS 5D Mk II DSLR camera
4.5 stars Canon EOS 5D Mk II DSLR camera By Doug Harman

The EOS 5D Mk II arrives with some significant feature reinforcements over the original 5D and the top one is predictably the full (35mm) frame 21.1-megapixel Read more

Epson Stylus Photo R1900 printer
4.0 stars Epson Stylus Photo R1900 printer By Doug Harman

The R1900 has been around a little while now but still represents Epson’s more affordable entry into eight-colour printing using Epson’s pigment based Read more

LG KF900 Prada II
4.0 stars LG KF900 Prada II By Doug Harman

LG’s KF900 handset is a smoothly stylish piece of mobile phone technology featuring a superb 3-inch touchscreen and a slide-open body that hides an excellent Read more

Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Pro - Mac
4.5 stars Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Pro - Mac By Doug Harman

The latest incarnation of Toast brings the renowned Mac burning software as a dual set of software that provides for a "Pro" version that adds even more Read more

Olympus E-620 DSLR camera
4.5 stars Olympus E-620 DSLR camera By Doug Harman

The E-620 is the latest addition to Olympus’ E-series of DSLRs and sits above the (bulkier) E-520 and below the recent E-30, with which it shares many Read more

Nikon Coolpix L100 compact camera
4.5 stars Nikon Coolpix L100 compact camera By Doug Harman

The L100 is the new top-of-the-range; long zoom snapper from Nikon topping its "Life" range of easy to use budget models. It’s 10-megapixel sensor sports Read more

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX1 television
4.0 stars Sony Bravia KDL-40EX1 television By Doug Harman

The Sony KDL-40EX1 is a slim line, 40-inch HD LCD TV that would not look out of place on the wall of any home, because the whole design ethos with the Read more

Ricoh CX1 compact camera
4.5 stars Ricoh CX1 compact camera By Doug Harman

The Ricoh CX1 looks stylish and is undoubtedly well made once you heft the all metal compact from its box, but looks otherwise unremarkable. The black Read more

Nikon Coolpix L19 camera
4.0 stars Nikon Coolpix L19 camera By Doug Harman

Nikon’s Life range of easy to use compacts has seen a revamp in recent months and the L19 sits mid-way within the range below the (yep, you guessed it) Read more

Olympus E-30 DSLR camera
4.5 stars Olympus E-30 DSLR camera By Doug Harman

Olympus’ first and newest pro-consumer DSLR, the E-30, sits beneath the E-3, sat at the top of the Olympus FourThirds System range and above the E-520 Read more

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 digital camera
4.0 stars Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 digital camera By Doug Harman

The W300 is a svelte and stylish snapper from Sony; its titanium, scratch resistant bodywork has a good heft (though it’s a pity the scratch resistant Read more

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 digital camera
4.0 stars Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 digital camera By Doug Harman

Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-H10 replaces the previous H3 model and as such sits snugly beneath the other "H" models in the range, which is topped by the DSC-H50 Read more

Samsung L310W digital camera
4.0 stars Samsung L310W digital camera By Doug Harman

The L310W is Samsung’s compact gambit for those trading up to a higher specified digital model, or perhaps those needing to get a little more control Read more

Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS digital camera
3.5 stars Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS digital camera By Doug Harman

The Kodak M1093 IS sports 10-megapixel resolution that Kodak claims is enough for 30 x 40-inch prints. Well yes, it is, but with a few caveats as we’ll Read more

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