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Panasonic HDC-SD5

Along with rival manufacturer Sony, Panasonic is touting the AVCHD recording format as 'the next big thing' in high definition video. The main benefit of AVCHD is its superior compression rate over MPEG-2; an old video codec which is around 50 per ce...

Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2

The gulf which separates amateur photographers from industry professionals is growing smaller by the year. Armed with just an entry-level compact camera and a rudimentary editing package, it is now possible to produce great looking shots almost effor...

Sony HDR-SR7

For all intents and purposes, the Sony HDR-SR7 is the same camera as the [[prodid: 3980]], but with a smaller 60GB hard drive. Otherwise, it shares an identical feature set with its bigger brother; including an unchanged lens and sensor, a 6.1-megapi...

Sony HDR-CX7K

Thanks to recent developments in advanced video compression techniques, it is now possible to store genuine high definition footage in surprisingly small places. The Sony HDR-CX7K offers the most memory-efficient method yet; recording all data direct...

Sony HDR-CX7K

Thanks to recent developments in advanced video compression techniques, it is now possible to store genuine high definition footage in surprisingly small places. The Sony HDR-CX7K offers the most memory-efficient method yet; recording all data direct...

Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s

When Guitar Hero made its power sliding debut onto the gaming stage last year, few people could have anticipated the cultural phenomenon that would follow. In much the same way that rock n' roll revolutionised the music industry, it has irrevocably c...

Sony HDR-SR8E

The HDR-SR8E is the creme de la creme of Sony's HDD handycam range, offering a massive 100GB of hard disk space to record your high definition videos. With its exceptional picture quality, user-friendly interface and wealth of additional features (in...

Cenatek SSD ExpressCard

To the dismay of old school PCI fans, ExpressCards have successfully muscled their way into the Flash storage arena; replacing CardBus slots on nearly every current notebook on the market. In much the same way that you'll eventually have to succumb t...

ASUS U1F

The ASUS U1F (1P010E) is the undisputed featherweight champion of the ultraportable world, weighing in at a truly anorexic 1.1 kg, with dimensions of just 261 x 190 x 29 mm. If you're after a notebook for frequent mobile use, they certainly don't get...

Lexar 16GB ExpressCard SSD

When you need a substantial memory-boost for your notebook, most USB flash drives don't cut the mustard. After all, how much difference can one or two gigabytes really make? By the same token, portable external hard drives are pricey and annoyingly c...

Sony HDR-UX5E

It might not be obvious at first glance, but the first generation of DVD camcorders shared a surprising amount in common with McDonald's cheeseburgers. In addition to being made from plastic, they offered consumers a similarly fuss-free product endor...

Sony DCR-SR62E

The recent explosion in digital video sales has caused a staggering number of cameras to enter the marketplace. Even after you've narrowed down the format you want (Mini DV, DVD or HDD), the decision can still be overwhelming, with a huge range of co...

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HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.

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HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

Wireless printing from my iPhone was also a handy feature, the whole experience was quick and seamless with no setup requirements - accessed through the default iOS printing menu options.

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A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

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I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

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As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

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