Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Edition

Update for Sony editing software

Sony Creative Software has released version 13 of its popular Vegas Movie Studio software. The editing suite, which is a cut-down version of its excellent PC-based “Vegas Pro”, now boasts some of the features that were introduced in the last version of that full product...


All change at YouTube

YouTube has a new boss; Susan Wojcicki was Google’s 16th employee and it was her garage that the company’s founders hired when they started up the search giant. With her previous role being in developing Google’s advertising business, shareholders and YouTube video creators alike will be...

iOgrapher box

Review: iOgrapher iPad video case

We’ve previously reviewed add-on items that are intended to transform Apple’s iPad and iPhone into more video-oriented gadgets but in all honesty haven’t been totally overwhelmed by them. So the arrival of the iOgrapher onto our doorstep was, we must be honest, met with a...

Canon XA20

Software update for Canon camcorders

Canon has released a firmware upgrade for its XA25, XA20 and HF-G30 camcorders. The software (which runs inside the camcorder itself) is now at version, and includes the following bug fixes and enhancements: 1. Enhances compatibility with third-party remote controllers. 2. Resolves the bug...

Sony CX900 from side

We’re not buying 4K right now

This year’s CES was something of a disappointment for the camcorder user. Sure, DSLRs are still all the rage for creative videomakers whilst the average consumer just whips out their mobile phone but we at Tubeshooter like to imagine that there is still a hardcore...

Rode VideoMicGO

Video Review: Rode VideoMic GO

This is a review and test of Rode’s low-cost entry-level camcorder and DSLR microphone, the VideoMic GO. It includes a comparison with both a camcorder’s own internal microphones and the more expensive VideoMic Pro.


YouTube updates comments system

After much criticism of its recently-changed system of adding and managing comments on videos – not least the immensely irritating requirement for a Google+ account, and the mysterious way some comments were apparently un-deletable or un-approvable – YouTube has “fast tracked” (so they say) a...


Impact resistant camcorders launched

Designed apparently for clumsy clots who drop their precious electronics at every turn, two new camcorders from JVC are promising to be waterproof, drop-proof, cold-proof and dust-proof – at least to a degree. The almost identical GZ-R70 and GZ-R10 differ only colours and internal storage...