06/14/2013, iOS 7 will allow users to zoom in while recording video.
11/03/2011, If you need a portable recording device that features better capabilities than your smartphone when it comes to capturing audio, Zoom has the answer for you. Introduced back in July, the H2n Handy Recorder, is a handheld recorder that packs groundbreaking features in an ultra-portable body to let you record pristine audio anywhere you go. The Zoom H2n is probably the only portable recorder around that carries five studio-quality microphones onboard, […]
07/13/2011, Need a portable recorder but find that the microphone on your smartphone or PMP isn’t doing a very good job? Well the folks over at Zoom have launched a new portable voice recorder that is designed to capture high quality audio straight from the source itself. Called the Zoom H2n Handy Recorder, what separates this portable recorder from the competition is the presence of five studio-quality microphones onboard. Overkill? Possibly. […]
04/17/2011, Zoom has just released their R8 portable music production solution that is actually an 8-track recording device complete built-in stereo microphones that you can carry with you on the go. Doubling up as an audio interface for your computer, this device offers a mouse-free control surface for digital audio workstation (DAW) software and an eight voice pad sampler. A quartet of AA batteries is said to provide enough juice to […]
03/17/2011, Every now and then we have a watch that catches our attention, and the Zoomin Watch is one of them. This brilliant watch design makes use of rotating magnifying glasses to tell users what the current time is. There’s nothing too fancy about the design – you don’t have to relearn how to tell the time like some watches we’ve seen. A small circle of numbers nearer to the center […]
02/08/2011, If you’re looking for a compact superzoom camera, you’ll be happy to hear that Olympus has announced the SZ-10, a camera that features a wide 18x 28-504mm zoom lens. The camera features a 14-megapixel image sensor, 3-inch LCD display, TruPic III+ image processing, along with support for Eye-Fi wireless cards. The SZ-10 will set you back $249.99 when it ships in March.
01/19/2011, If you’ve always wanted to have a robotic eye, it’s good to know that you won’t have to travel to the future for the technology to become a cyborg. Scientists from the Northwestern University and University of Illinois have created the “eyeball camera” – a little camera that is small enough to fit onto the lens of your eyeball to give it camera-lens abilities. How does 3.5x optical zoom and […]
12/29/2010, Another day and another rumor from 43rumors: according to their source, there will be a bunch of new cameras from Olympus and Panasonic unveiled at CES. The XZ1 is a high end compact camera featuring the same sensor as the Panasonic LX5 (10 MP, 1:1), a great 28-112mm f/1.8-2.5 Lens and a OLED LCD (610k resolution). OLED is good to lower the power consumption, but it is not ideal for […]
12/26/2010, The folks at Nikon have filed for a patent over in Japan for a new lens that is able to zoom manually or electronically, depending on the needs of the user. The benefit of such a system would be for folks who use movie mode and want a smoother and more controlled transition, solving the issue of recording video footage and trying to zoom manually at the same time. The […]
12/02/2010, Zoom’s new HD pocket camcorder will not only give you your 1080p HD video capture, but can also record all the action with better audio fidelity than most other camcorders in its class thanks to unit being equipped with two microphones instead of one. The company says that the microphones will give you stereo sound recording with its “wide 120Â° X/Y pattern” arrangement. The Zoom Q3HD camcorder can now be […]
10/04/2010, Who would have thought that something as traditional as a recorder from Zoom would finally get an “upgrade” in the form of video recording capability? Yes, that’s what the Zoom Q3HD is capable of doing, not only making sure every word does not escape its attention, but it is full well capable of delivering 1080p, 30fps video with stereo microphones to deliver the entire pocket camcorder experience. If you decide […]
03/14/2010, Guitar fans out there who are embracing the digital revolution will certainly be glad to hear that Zoom has introduced the G2Nu and the G2.1Nu guitar effects pedals, both that feature 100 preset guitar sounds, 20 of which have been approved by Steve Vai himself. The main difference between the two pedals would be the inclusion of a built-in expression pedal on the G2.1Nu. There’s also a 1.9-inch display to […]
01/24/2010, We’re all so used to multi-touch zooming nowadays, it really does make you feel intrigued when you can get hold of a traditional paper map that you can zoom in. No, you won’t be pinching the map with 2 fingers; rather it can be unfolded into a zoomed version of the map, giving you a detailed view of that section of the map. Of course, it’s not going to be […]