Archive for June, 2008

Oregon Scientific RMR500 “Clima Control”

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

The RMR500 from Oregon Scientific is dubbed a “weather and home environment station” and supports monitoring the temperature and humidity in up to four rooms, displaying this information on a large LCD display. I can’t help but think it would be far more interesting if the RMR500 could make realtime adjustments to your heating or […]

Sony STR-DG820 AV Reciever

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Marking the migration of enthusiast features to a slightly more consumer market the STR-DG820 includes HD Audio decoding and full 1080/24P video support with Deep Colour and x.v. Colour compatibility.

The Incredible Hulk – Xbox 360

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Hot on the heels of the cinematic release of Marvel Studios latest summer blockbuster comes the action packed video game The Incredible Hulk, developed by Edge of Reality and published by Sega, available on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PS2 and Nintendo DS. The game sees you take control of the […]

Sony Handycam With “Smile Shutter”

Friday, June 20th, 2008

When reading through the press release for the Sony HD Handycam HDR-CX11E I encountered a concept so insane that I couldn’t help but check if I’d fallen through time and landed on the 1st of April. The HDR-CX11E is no ordinary camcorder, far from it in fact. It features a unique feature called “Smile Shutter” […]

Trek-Tech TrekPod, The Hiking Staff Tripod

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Trek Technologies LLC was formed in 2004 after identifying a market need based on personal outdoor experience. Their idea? To create a sturdy, lightweight, convenient, multi-purpose device with the functionality of both a tripod and trekking pole or hiking staff. The result is the TrekPod, a lightweight, height-adjustable walking/hiking staff, with a fully integrated tripod, […]

AMD And DivX To Bring Hardware Decoding To Imageon

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Taking mobile media that one step further, DivX and Advanced Micro Dynamics have signed on the dotted line and intend to bring DivX-decoding to AMDs Imageon application processor. This technology will find its way into next generation phones and portable media devices guaranteeing some drool-worthy gadgets in the near future. The two companies will work […]

CamGrip Get Your Grip On

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Normally I wouldn’t rush out to purchase 3.5 inches of rubber, but that’s all the CamGrip is. The CamGrip tackles a problem I didn’t even know existed by screwing into the bottom of your pocket shooter providing a big, rubberised grip that proclaims to add additional stability and control to your camera handling experience. If […]

Sandberg Multi Card Reader

Monday, June 16th, 2008

If for some reason you lack a billion-in-one card reader built-in to your computer to handle reading and writing the dizzying (and still growing) number of available media card formats that every gadget-lover has to deal with on a near daily basis then you can’t go far one with this humble offering from Sandberg clocking […]

Sound Control Stores Acquired By Professional Music Technology

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Professional Music Technology, winner of “Best UK Music Retailer Chain” for two years running has taken on Sound Control stores in Norwich, Leeds and Manchester Salford adding to their existing stores in Birmingham, Northampton, Oxford, Romford and Southend. This is good news for our local Norwich store which will remain under the management of Giles […]

Warwick Streamer LX LTD 2008 4 And 5 String Basses

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Warwicks annual limited edition bass model has arrived and this year it’s set to be the undeniably gorgeous envy of bass players the world over. The humble sounding Warwick Streamer LX LTD 2008 boasts an impressive real-wood aesthetic with an exotic madrona burl top and matching burl pickup covers complemented by a swamp ash body […]