Video – Sony HDR-XR550 camcorder hands-on

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Tech Digest get to have a hands-on look at Sony's latest full HD camcorder, the HDR-XR550. With a 250GB hard drive, Exmor R CMOS sensor and a BIONZ processor, it's looking pretty darn good. Other features include an Optical…

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Blu-ray added to Kaleidescape media server range

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Kaleidescape are today updating their range of media servers by adding two players with Blu-ray capabilities, the M500 and the M300. While both have Blu-ray playback capabilities, the M500 also has the ability to import high-def movies from Blu-ray discs…

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Blinkbox video streaming headed to the PS3

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Blinkbox, the online movie and TV streaming platform, is headed to the PS3. Facing stiff competition from Sony's own Playstation Video Store and the incoming LoveFilm streaming service, Blinkbox hopes to stare down the its rivals with a competitive pricing…

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NME and BlackBerry team up for new "Breakthrough" music social network

Gerald Lynch Digital Music, Media, Tech Digest news, Web 2.0, Websites 2 Comments

NME and BlackBerry are to team up on a new social network. Breakthrough will be primarily aimed at musicians and music fans, allowing users to upload music and videos onto a network teeming with music aficionados. Uploaded music will also…

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Instant photos are back with the Polaroid 300 Instant Analogue camera

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There's been lots of movement in Camp Polaroid this year, what with the appointment of Lady Gaga as creative director of the brand. Now we're finally seeing some new kit to go along with the Paparazzi popstar in the shape…

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PENTAX Optio M90 compact digital camera launched

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PENTAXhave today launched the Optio M90 compact digital camera. Coated in a grip-freindly rubber exterior, the camera can shoot 12.1 megapixel stills, has 5x wide angle digital zoom and a 2.7 inch LCD monitor. Other features include improved facial recognition…

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