Amazon Gets Undercover Boss, Star Trek and More CBS Shows

Amazon has announced an extension of the content licensing deal that it previously had with CBS. As a result, more shows are being added for Amazon Prime Instant subscribers to watch. New titles include Undercover Boss, Star Trek, Everybody Loves Raymond, America’s Next Top Model, The L Word  and United States of Tara – in no particular order.

You’re About To See Videos in Your Wikipedia

While there are some videos currently embedded on Wikipedia pages–according to this category, 244 of them–Wikipedia isn’t really known as a place where people upload and watch videos. The problem is that Wikipedia’s old video player only played Ogg files. Which is fine, because we’ve got YouTube and other services for that, but there are a lot of articles where creative-commons licensed video could make a huge difference. Which is […]

Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS

Olympus unveiled its new flagship camera in its rugged point-and-shoot lineup, the Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS, which is an elegant device packed with impressive features. Compact cameras have to face fierce competition from smartphones and consequently, manufacturers feel the pressure to offer DSLR-like features in their consumer products. The Olympus TG-1 is the first high-speed bright f2.0 lens on a Tough camera that is waterproof to 12 m / 40 […]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Ultra-slim Camera

Sony updated Cyber-shot lineup started to roll out in January with the beautiful Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V, a brand new glass-design point and shoot camera. Among other things, the new Cyber-shot product line features an improved “Exmor R” CMOS sensor that delivers higher pixel count (up to 18.2 MP), improved low light image capture and faster AF speed of approximately 0.13 second in daylight, 0.25 seconds in low-light. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 […]


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Rugged Compact Camera

Sony is rolling out its new Cyber-shot lineup with an updated “Exmor R” CMOS sensor with higher pixel count, a new Clear Image Zoom feature, enhanced bi-directional Optical image stabilization with  “Active Mode”,  improved low light image capture and faster AF speed of approximately 0.13 second in daylight, 0.25 seconds in low-light. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 is the rugged model of the product line and, despite its toughness, it delivers […]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V Stylish 18.2 MP Glass Design Camera

Sony launched the stylish new Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V featuring a beautiful reinforced glass design, a look that will go well with your iPhone. With fierce competition coming from the high-end smartphones that now deliver high megapixel cameras with good lenses and sensors (Xperia Ion with 12 MP Exmor R sensor and Nokia Lumia 900 with Carl Zeiss lens), it is hard for point-and-shoot to remain attractive to highly demanding consumers. Beside […]

Olympus VR-340

[CES 2012] Olympus has announced its top-of-the-line addition in its compact camera entry level offering, the Olympus VR-340. The slim metal casing packs 10x super wide optical zoom lens (24-240mm equivalent) equipped with a new 16 megapixel sensor and a 3.0-inch high-resolution LCD. To improve performance in low-light conditions, the VR-40 offers higher ISO and AF Illuminator. The camera will be available in March, in white, silver, black, purple and […]

Sony Handycam HDR-TD20V with 3D

[CES 2012] The 3D Handycam camcorder launched last year at CES has been totally revamped by Sony to get a 34% reduction in body size and a “very innovative name”: HDR-TD20V. The distance between the two lenses has been decreased to roughly 21 mm, which allows shooting in 3D at a closer range (60cm). The EXMOR R sensor is larger than the one features in the previous model (Handycam HDR-TD10E), making […]

Sony MHS-TS22 Bloggie Sport HD Camera

[CES 2012] Last year Sony released the Bloggie 3D at CES, and it looks like 3D is not a cool feature any more. Consumer camera manufacturers have to integrate innovative additional features that people really want to make them buy a point and shoot camcorder since the one they already have in their smartphones is usually sufficient for the everyday usage. One way of achieving this goal is to offer […]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W650

[CES 2012] Sony launched its new addition to its entry level Cyber-shot W-Series lineup, and, according to the manufacturer,”these new entry-level cameras pack high performance into a compact body”. At the top of the line in the category is the Cyber-shot DSC-W650 that boasts a 16.1 MP Super HAD CCD image sensor, a Carl Zeiss 25mm equivalent lens with 5X optical zoom, a 3.0-inch LCD screen, and enhanced Optical SteadyShot […]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W620 and DSC-W610

[CES 2012] Sony launched its new addition to its entry level Cyber-shot W-Series lineup, entry-level cameras “that pack high performance into a compact body”, according to the company. At the top of the line in the category is the Cyber-shot DSC-W650 that will be available for $150 in February and you will be able to get the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W620 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W610 for $120 and $110 respectively.

Sony MHS-TS55 Bloggie Live HD Camera

[CES 2012] Unlike last year, 3D is not cool anymore, the priority is now smartness and connectivity that are a must-have in any gadget today. Most people do not need a compact camcorder since they get a decent one in their smartphones, which has the advantage to offer connectivity and easy upload to the internet. It has become really hard for camera manufacturers to offer innovative features that are compelling […]

Sony Handycam HDR-CX760V with Balanced Optical SteadyShot

[CES 2012] Sony is coming to CES with an impressive Handycam lineup and some great innovations including its new Balanced Optical SteadyShot technology that provides up to thirteen times better stability than the regular Optical SteadyShot, according to Sony. At the top of the line, the Sony Handycam CX760V is one of the three lucky products to get the Balanced Optical SteadyShot, a technology that, instead of only controlling the […]

Samsung Q20 and QF20 camcorders

[CES 2012] It can get rather hard to be excited by a spanking new camcorder these days – after all, if it is not in the high end department, surely there must be a killer feature to differentiate it from the rest of the competition? Samsung fails to do that with their Q20 and QF20 camcorders this CES, preferring instead to go along with the crowd where it will come […]