Episode 1159

My DVR Expander eSATA Edition DVR Extra Storage Link: Western Digital   This is a new version of Western Digital’s My DVR Expander series, for expanding the storage of your DVR.  This one has a faster eSATA connection, and is compatible with specific models of Scientific Atlanta and TiVo DVRs.  You can even hook up …

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Episode 1142

Panasonic DMC-GH1 Micro Four-Thirds Digital Camera Link: Panasonic Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   In September 2008 Panasonic made the world’s first interchangeable-lens camera with an electronic viewfinder (and not SLR), the G1 – using the new Micro Four Thirds format.  Although it did away with the mirror box, the design deliberately retained the prism “bulkhead” at the top …

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Episode 1129

Liquid Image Dive VideoMask 310 Dive Mask with Video Camera Link: Liquid Image   Back in Episode 484, Dick talked about the Liquid Image Underwater Digital Camera Mask 302. The Dive VideoMask 310 is an improved version – 5 MP stills, 720 x 480 video at 30 fps, operating up to a depth of 20 …

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Episode 1042

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1 Camcorder Link: Sanyo Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   Today’s gadget is something which both Leo and Dick saw at CES this year.  It’s the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1, a slim digital camcorder capable of shooting Full HD video (at 60 fps), all of 27 mm thick.  The zoom range is 38mm to 380mm, a decent wide-angle …

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Episode 1029

Keychain Spy Camera Spy Video Camera Link: eBay   A heads-up from a listener, the Keychain Spy Camera looks just like a car remote, but is a video camera (720 x 480 at 30fps) with decent video and sound quality, that also shoots still pictures.  It has a microSD/Transflash card slot (card not included) and …

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