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  • Zoom Q3HD Basically Records It All

    The Zoom Q3HD is a high-quality audio and video recorder that grabs 1080p images and 24-bit/96kHz stereo audio through a pair of high-quality audio mics. Zoom has been making great recorders for years and maybe this is a bit of overkill, but by gar if it doesn’t look nice. It will be available later this year, price unannounced. Read More

  • Zoom announces R24 home studio in a box

    So you’re always wanted to produce records, but lacked the money to either hire a studio or build one your self. Not a problem any more, Zoom has launched the R24, which is an interface, controller, and sampler, all in one. Read More

  • Zoom releases portable video recorder


    The Q3 is the latest recorder from Zoom, makers of fine audio recorders. It takes 640×480 resolution video with excellent audio and can record up to 16 hours on an SDHC cards. It takes two AA batteries and will be available for $249. Read More

  • Samson launches Zoom R16 16-Track Recorder

    Back in the old days, my buddy and I made do with a cheap four track mixer and a tape recorder. Now these kids have a 16 track recorder that dumbs audio to an SD card that supports 8 simultaneous recording tracks in 44kHz WAV recording and 8 XLR/1/4-inch inputs. There are even built-in preamps and DSP effects and has a USB interface for audio editing. It only costs $400 so get thee to the… Read More

  • Another year, another round of Olympus cameras, one of which has 26x optical zoom

    Olympus has unveiled a bevy of new cameras, and they’re targeting just about the entire consumer and prosumer market, with offerings that will appeal to many people. Whether you need a camera that can survive a serious beating, or just want some fun shots in the pool, or an enormous zoom factor in a point-and-shoot camera, Olympus aims to please. Read More

  • Zoom's Teeny Tiny Bluetooth Adapter


    While I’ll only be impressed if they release a Bluetooth adapter the size of a Tic-Tac, you folks might enjoy looking at this amazingly tiny little monster from Zoom. This is a 2.1 Bluetooth adapter that is about as big as U.S.B. plug. The 4322 sticks right into your U.S.B. port and hangs out, innocuously, waiting patiently for the Bluetooth mood to strike and strike it will, friends. Read More

  • Casio drops a thin and light point and shoot

    The Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z150 is a 8-megapixel camera with a 4x optical zoom and anti-shake system. No pricing but it will come in red, pink, green, silver, and black. Norderstedt, July 14, 2008 – CASIO Computer Co., Ltd., announced today the release of the newest model in its EXILIM® digital camera series – the stylish, slim EXILIM Zoom EX-Z150, which features a wide-angle zoom… Read More

  • Google Maps Zoom Magic Uncovered

    The new street view feature that appears in Google Maps is pretty righteous, but how the f*ck are they doing it? It gives me the creeps and if it ever shows up around me I’ll be kicking and screaming. It’s zooming into people’s homes and everything. It’s a clear violation of my privacy. So who is doing all this? Immersive Media is the culprit and the means by which… Read More

  • 14x Zoom with Built-In Digital Camera

    In today’s installment of gadgets that enable you to stalk more efficiently, we bring you the 14x Spotting Scope digital camera. Most people would mount a zoom lense on a digital camera. You could do it that way, or go the other direction: mount a camera to a zoom lens. If you’re going for megapixelage, you’ll have to look elsewhere, as the camera boasts a mediocre… Read More

  • Casio Introduces EXILIM Zoom EX-Z1200

    Today, Casio stopped counting megapixels. It today decided that overkill is a the new black and with this newly found idea comes the EX-Z1200. This monster packs the ability to shoot photos at a rediculous 12.1-megapixel resolution. Features include Casio’s image-stabalization technology, 3X optical zoom, the latest EXILIM Engine, version 2.0, a small, thin design, and movie mode. Read More

  • Olympus SP-550UZ Hands On


    My, what a big zoom you have. The box said 18x wide angle zoom lens. Being a zoom kinda guy, it was love at first sight. The Olympus SP-550UZ is the very first wide 18x optical zoom (28mm to 504mm) ranging from real wide-angle to long telephoto and is without a doubt awesome. In fact it’s amazing; 28mm is wider than any compact on the market and at 504mm brings you closer than any of… Read More