Wednesday 22 Feb 2017
Sony claims world’s fastest flash memory
As camera makers introduce models that are capable of higher burst rates and 4K video capture, memory card technology must move at a similar pace to take full advantage of these features. Step forward Sony’s 300MB/sec new entrant.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017
Planet Earth II to showcase what UHD Blu-ray can really do
The BBC is about to make available what is possibly going to be the biggest landmark release for the 4K UHD Blu-ray format yet: Planet Earth II.
Wednesday 01 Mar 2017
The *really* shameful Oscar moment
Opinion: Amidst all the hoopla and chest-beating surrounding the wrong name being read out at the Oscars ceremony, amidst all the expected political point-scoring and bun-fighting, was the shameful ridiculing of the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards presented earlier in the month.
Tuesday 21 Feb 2017
Sony’s new FE lenses: a first hands-on
We’ve already covered the announcement of Sony’s FE 100mm f2.8 STF GM OSS and FE 85mm f1.8 lenses, but just the other day Ned Soltz was part of a group of journalists who had the opportunity to shoot with both lenses and to grill Sony about them. He left the shoot impressed.
Thursday 06 Apr 2017
What can we expect from this year's NAB?
With 2017's tradeshow season in full swing, Phil Rhodes looks ahead to the biggest of them all, NAB, and makes some predicitoins of what we can expect to see in the vast halls of the Las Vegas Convention Centre this time round.
Wednesday 22 Mar 2017
Apple’s new entry-level iPad
There's been a lot of knocking of Cupertino here recently, so here’s a nice, positive story for you all and the unveiling of a new, entry-level iPad that now helps you access the iOS world for a mere $329.
Thursday 02 Feb 2017
Dolby Atmos: live broadcast sound takes a giant leap
Five years after it first appeared in cinemas, Dolby Atmos, a key component of the UHD future, is slowly edging into the world of live broadcast television, as this week’s soccer broadcast by BT Sport in the UK proved. By Matt Gregory, RedShark Staff Writer
Monday 06 Feb 2017
The Charters Pole gives drone-free birds-eye view
If you don't have the touch to shoot aerial cinematography with a drone, or are too worried about it crashing or flying away, you can still get a decent birds eye view shot thanks to the Charters Pole, which can loft your camera as high as 6m (20 feet).
Monday 10 Apr 2017
Revisit the Internet of 1996
Those of us who were there and remember not bothering with sites that had jpegs on because they were too slow to load might ask why on Earth you'd want to, but there's no denying that an exhibition in London which recreates an Internet Cafe circa 1996, complete with barely functioning web, is an intriguing prospect.
Wednesday 08 Mar 2017
The world's worst video recording format
The video at the end of this article proves that some things can be both clever and horrible at the same time.
Friday 03 Mar 2017
The science behind a camera made of drinking straws
Cameras are made in one of two main ways: either using precision engineering, advanced microelectronics and carefully-written software, or out of a box of drinking straws. Several boxes, in fact.
Thursday 09 Mar 2017
Is Nikon’s plan for the future a split between high-end and mirrorless?
With Nikon celebrating it's 100th anniversary and making some of the finest SLR cameras and lenses in the world, you'd think it would be at the top of its game. But the truth is, Nikon is at a crossroads. George Shaw charts its possibe future direction.
Monday 20 Mar 2017
NASA releases open source software for drones and more
Besides the whole space exploration thing, one cool thing that we all can enjoy about NASA is the technology transfer. Look around your home and you'll find just about everything has some sort of connection to the big blue ball. And its new release is no different.
Saturday 11 Feb 2017
A drone light show to go Gaga over
While the drone-based light show that lit up the start of the Super Bowl LI half-time show last weekend was impressive, the technology behind the Intel system is even more remarkable.
Thursday 23 Feb 2017
SmallHD takes its first steps into OLED
SmallHD's latest offering is a high contrast, OLED variant of its 702 7-inch monitor line and marks the company's first foray into all things OLED.
Monday 30 Jan 2017
Aputure COB 120D on test (the LED version)
RedShark Review: the COB-120D open face daylight LED light by Aputure, which happily manages to avoid most of the flaws that often bedevil LED lights
Monday 27 Feb 2017
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: the extreme slo-mo cellphone
Early star of this year’s Mobile World Congress was Sony’s Xperia XZ Premium, which delivers both 4K HDR and a fairly astonishing 960fps in slo-motion mode.
Friday 17 Mar 2017
Cooke S4/i lenses now available uncoated for that really old school look
Cooke is going to release its S4/i prime lenses uncoated to give shooters the option of a more old school classic cinematic look with lower contrast, light streaks and lens flare, as well as a more opalescent style.
Thursday 02 Mar 2017
Blackmagic press conference live blog- the news as it happened.
Welcome to the Blackmagic news event Live Blog
Thursday 16 Mar 2017
This is how fast G-Technology's SSD drives can transfer your files
In this video, shot last month at BVE 2017, you can see exactly how quickly a drive working north of 540MBps can move your data around.
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