Archive for February, 2009

Sony VP on PSP2 rumors: Digital distribution is ‘very important’

Sony VP on PSP2 rumors: Digital distribution is ‘very important’

After the recent rumors suggesting Sony had ditched the UMD format for the PSP2, we've been waiting to hear how the company would phrase their inevitable denial.  MTV Multiplayer's Stephen Totilo just so happened to have an interview scheduled with John Koller, director of PSP marketing in the North America, and so of course the PSP2 question came up.  Surprisingly, though, Koller doesn't outright deny anything, giving a mysterious "can't comment either way" before describing how important Sony view digital distribution.

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Epson R-D1x digital rangefinder announced

Epson R-D1x digital rangefinder announced

It's saying a lot for the appeal of Epson's digital rangefinder cameras - and for the love photo-pros have for them - that Epson don't need to make all too many tweaks to their R-D1x to keep it appealing.  This latest incarnation has a new 2.5-inch LCD, SDHC support up to 32GB and the latest version of Epson's EDiART image processing system, together with an optional hand-grip, but the core specs remain the same.

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ATP GPS PhotoFinder mini gets reviewed: slow geotagging

ATP GPS PhotoFinder mini gets reviewed: slow geotagging

Geotagging and location-based services are fashionable right now, and if you have the right cameraphone then you could already be taking high-resolution shots with embedded GPS data.  If, though, you're using a standalone digital camera, it's far more unlikely that it has GPS built in; that's when something like ATP's GPS PhotoFinder mini steps in, a relatively cheap, standalone way to add location information to your photos.  OhGizmo have been trying the PhotoFinder mini out, and while it'll do what it claims on the box, you may find the drawbacks outweigh the benefits.

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