The Kodak Zx1 Pocket Video Camera is the latest gadget to hit the desk at DigitalReviews Network. First introduced at CES 2009, the Zx1 has definitely captured its fair share of tech world attention. The Kodak Zx1 is a Pocket Video Camera offering video recording at 720p in an extremely portable chassis. With thanks to Kodak and Icon International Communications, DigitalReviews gets to test out the Zx1 come sun, rain, hail and gale in some extremely variable Hobart conditions.
DigitalReviews Network has been approached by Shenzhen ZHC Technology Co to roadtest their latest high definition HDD media player, the i-Box Z400W. Their approach expresses full confidence in their equipment, and has graciously offered an unit for us to test their faith. If you have ever considered buying a networked media player, or looking for an upgrade, this is a review you do not want to miss.
From time to time, a product is brought onto the market to rock the boat on conventional approaches. In this case it is the second generation iZ3D gaming monitor in 22" glory. Thanks to iZ3D for leaving their monitor in my care for this review, let's see how it performs.
Not long ago DigitalReviews reviewed the Popcorn Hour Network Media Tanks, now we have the Elektron EHP-606 in our hot little hands. The Elektron is the re-branded sibling of Popcorn Hour A-110 Network Media Tank based on the same platform with identical file support and user interface. What sets the EHP-606 apart in this sibling rivalry? Read on!
Muvee Reveal is a software program designed and developed by muvee to quickly and easily turn your pictures and video footage into professional-looking montages. Does it actually live up to its purpose?
I’ve been testing it to find out for sure.
I finally decided to replace my aging but still fully operational Sony TV. The now dated technology of the giant Sony CRT 32 inch had served me for nearly eight years and lasted a bit longer than planned in part due to its massive 94 kg bulk along with the prospect of disposal. One thing is for certain, when a TV arrives with its super sharp picture, light weight and large as life picture the old Sony is toast.
Let's check out the Samsung 6 series TV model LA40A650.
In March we took a look at the original Popcorn Hour A-100 and it quickly became our in-house media playback device of choice. Sure, it wasn’t perfect - but its near flawless display of 1080p content, along with its incredible ability to playback almost every file we threw at it, made us sit up and take notice.
Now, less than five months later, Syabas has announced two new Popcorn Hour models which we have been lucky enough to get our digital hands on.
Read on for our experiences with the new Popcorn Hour A-110 and B-110 NMTs as well as a comparison and update on our take of the original A-100 Network Media Tank.
In creating the original Xbox, Microsoft unwittingly helped create the single most affordable and feature packed media player of the Standard Definition age. The free open source Xbox Media Centre (XBMC) software - when coupled with a modified Xbox - sets the standard for home theatre playback.
Is the Popcorn Hour A-100 the new High Definition equivalent?
This OEM version of PowerDirector Express was easy to work with for a neophyte such as me but ultimately would be rather limited.
Subsequently I acquired the full version of PowerDirector v6 and checked it out.
Here are my initial findings.