When you’re shooting the prequel(s) to the fantasy genre’s most well-received set of movies ever made, you want to make sure you’re using the best tech available to you. Or better than that, if possible. Peter Jackson knows this, which is why he’s using the most advanced HD camera tech in the world for the two Hobbit movies. And it’s also why his cameras float. Read more
May 25th, 2012
Yesterday Facebook launched Facebook Camera, a standalone app that finally addresses some of the crippling issues in uploading pictures to the world's biggest social network via mobile. It smacks more than a little bit of the company’s recent purchase Instagram, but what’s really interesting are the ratings. Has Facebook actually made a good app? Read more
May 8th, 2012
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Olympus' new tough camera is hard enough to withstand a baby elephant sitting on it. Not only that, it's ideal for underwater snaps (elephants can swim, right?), shockproof and freezeproof. Make no mistake, this is one serious snapper. Read more
April 17th, 2012
Can you legitimately use your smartphone as a camera? You can when the phone in question boasts a market-leading 41-Megapixel sensor and kicks out images to rival any standalone compact camera. The Nokia PureView 808 is such a handset, and it’s just had a pre-order price slapped upon its curvy frame by UK retailer Clove. You keen? Read on to find out the details. Read more
April 5th, 2012
If you’ve been meaning to get on board the Micro Four Thirds bandwagon but haven't been sure which camera to buy, Panasonic may have just answered the question for you: This is the Panasonic Lumix GF5: the successor to the brilliant GF3. And you want it. Read more
April 3rd, 2012
DSLRs are the go-to cameras for anyone wanting extreme levels of detail and top-notch image quality. Traditionally, though, that sort of demand only really means anything to people taking snaps of flora, fauna and human Earth people. Now anyone with their focus cast slightly further afar are catered for, too, with the new EOS 60Da - a DSLR fine-tined for astrophotographers. Read more
March 23rd, 2012
Apple is going to launch a range of TV sets this year. Of this, everyone’s pretty certain. Thing is, where will that leave the Apple TV box? The current line of thinking is that it’ll act as a lesser-specced option. After all, why would you buy a new TV when you can get the same features for £99? But if newly revealed Apple patent applications are anything to go by, this could be wrong. Allow us to explain... Read more
March 12th, 2012
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We’ve just been alerted to the existence of something amazing. Cat owners the world over always have one niggling thought in the back of their minds: 'does my cat actually love me, or does it have all the families down my street wrapped round his little paw?' Now you can actually find out... Read more

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