Category: News

DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone

Phantom3 drone launches

The world’s most popular* aerial drone just got an update. The Phantom 3 is the new version of DJI’s hugely successful series and is offered in two configurations: “professional”, which shoots 4K – including “true” 4K 4096 x 2160 at 24 & 25fps – and...

Canon XC10 with loupe and lens hood

New 4K camera/camcorder from Canon

Following some teaser images that were shown online a week or so ago, Canon has confirmed it’s launching an interesting-looking 4K-capable camera/camcorder. The XC10 has a hybrid camera / camcorder shape – sort of like a camera body with bits of camcorder functionality stuck on...

Plural Eyes Express

Freebie from Red Giant with Rode purchase

If you’re one of the diehards who insists on making life hard for yourself by shooting on a rigged up DSLR with separate audio recorders and all that malarky then listen up as there’s an offer from Rode and Red Giant that could be of...

SmallHD "502" 5 inch monitor on flexible arm

SmallHD live up to their name with 5″ device

SmallHD have announced a tiny new on-camera monitor to be launched at NAB 2015. The 5″ device, which looks unnervingly as if someone took a smartphone and removed all the phone, boasts a whacking Full HD display of 1920 x 1080 pixels, giving it a DPI...

Vimeo on Chromecast

Vimeo logs into Chromecast

You know how annoying it is to watch online video on a teensy little mobile phone screen? You know how Google’s Chromecast makes it possible to stream some videos directly onto your telly instead? Well now Vimeo has added its player to the list of...

Livestream Broadcaster Mini

Tiny live streaming dongle launched

A gadget  that plugs into an HDMI socket and enables live webcasting of that signal has been unveiled by Livestream.com The Livestream Broadcaster Mini is a smaller version of their existing product but works solely over WiFi. Controlled by mobile phone, it’s battery powered and...

My Rode Reel prizes

Mega prize pool up for grabs

The huge short-film competition run by Rode microphones is back for another year, offering the chance to win a steaming great pile of gadgets. “My Rode Reel” asks you to create a 3-minute video plus a “behind the scenes” film which must, unsurprisingly, demonstrate the...

Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm micro 4/3 lens

New lenses from Panasonic

Panasonic has announced two new “micro 4/3” lenses for its Lumix G range of cameras, including of course the camera so beloved of filmic videomakers, the GH4. The H-HS030E is a 30mm macro lens and the H-HS043E is a 42.5mm portrait lens. The company describes the...