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  • Lomo La Sardina camera range

    Lomo has launched a range of sardine can-shaped 35mm film cameras that allow you to take quirky shots using long exposures and fish-eye lens effects

  • How-Tos: How to add Favourites on iPlayer

    The BBC's online catch-up TV service, iPlayer, allows web users to watch programmes that have already been broadcast on their PC for up to 30 days after their first transmission

  • News: 5 Coolest Lytro Light Field Camera Features

    Start-up camera maker Lytro promises that before the end of the year you will be taking pictures without worrying about pesky details such as focus, lighting, shutter speed and exposure. The company is pioneering a new kind of consumer camera that Lytro says can capture every ray of light within a camera's field of view. The technique is called "light field capture" which records various aspects of a light ray such as color, intensity, and direction. Regular cameras, Lytro says, merely record all the light rays without discerning the subtleties.

  • News: Nokia's First Windows Phone Codenamed 'Sea Ray' Surfaces

    Nokia has shown its first Windows Phone to the world, perhaps by accident.

  • Equinux Tizi iPad 2 TV tuner updated

    The Apple iPad is a superb device on which to watch BBC iPlayer or YouTube videos. The Equinux tivi adds live viewing options and will even record programmes you'd otherwise miss

  • News: Camera Start-Up Lytro Promises to Revolutionize Photography

    With a new kind of camera, Lytro wants to remove the headaches of focus from digital photography.

  • How-Tos: Find and play high-resolution audio on the Mac

    Everybody is familiar with high-definition video these days, which packs more visual information (more pixels) into the shows you see on TV and on Blu-ray discs. But you may not know much about high-resolution audio, which offers music in formats with clarity and fidelity that can be superior to that of CDs. I took a look at the current offerings, and how you can play these high-resolution files on a Mac. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Pentax Optio RS1500 customisable digital camera

    The Pentax Optio RS1500 is a 14Mp compact camera with a difference. It can be customised using one of 10 'skins'. The £89 Pentax Optio RS1500 has a 4x optical zoom, 3in LCD and can take 720p video footage at 30 frames per second

  • News: Pro app updates follow Final Cut Pro X release

    The same day it debuted Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Compressor 4 to the public, Apple on Tuesday separately released several software updates for those applications.

  • Opinion: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer: The $89 Photoshop-Killer?

    Xara Photo & Graphic Designer ($89, seven-day free trial) is an all-in-one tool that can edit photos, 2D and 3D graphics, animation, text, and page layouts--for online or print media--seamlessly, without switching programs.

  • News: Bebo owners to buy SeeSaw?

    The firm that owns social networking site Bebo is thought to be in negotiations to buy catch-up TV service SeeSaw, which is due to close this month.

  • News: ITV makes catch-up TV service available to Android users

    ITV has followed in the footsteps of the BBC and made its catch-up TV service, ITVPlayer, available on smartphones running Google Android.

  • News: Adobe releases tools for creating mobile apps

    Adobe has released an update to its Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 software to enable developers to build applications for iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook.

  • Feature: Top stories on PC Advisor: technology news, reviews and tips, 20/06/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and trick

  • Opinion: Copyright Grinch Pulls 'Friday' YouTube Video

    You don't know what you've got until it's gone -- it rings true for YouTube video sensation Rebecca Black with her viral song Friday. The popular YouTube video, with more than 167 million views, is no longer available due to a copyright claim filed by none other than Rebecca Black.

  • News: Senate Committee Votes to Make Illegal Streaming a Felony

    We all agree piracy is bad. But you know what's even worse? Streaming.

  • Opinion: Sharing Lots of Photos

    Alice McVey asked me to suggest a way to send hundreds of photos and videos to a friend

  • News: Facebooks Facial Recognition Flops

    Lately, there's been a lot of buzz in the media about Facebook's facial-recognition technology--admittedly, in part thanks to us. But now we've decided to look at the technology itself: Is it as dangerous as we think it is? In the end, Facebook's new face-recognizing feature doesn't yet work well enough to pose a significant threat to your privacy.

  • Opinion: Top 10 Songs About Cameras and Photography

    A picture is worth a thousand words, but cameras are worth a thousand pages of sheet music.

  • Opinion: Taking Good Handheld Photos at Night

    Darkness is kryptonite to your photos--all cameras thrive on light. As the sun sets, your camera craves slower shutter speeds (which lead to blurry photos) or demands the flash (which creates harsh lighting up close and does nothing for subjects that are farther away). I've given you some advice for dealing with low-light situations in the past. Recently, a few cameras have emerged that try to solve this problem with fancy handheld low-light shooting modes. This week, let's see how to achieve similar results with your own camera and the photo editing tools on your PC.



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