Cheatsheet: The Top Rated Portable Electronics Of 2011

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Here is our list of the top rated portable electronics of 2011. The review sources we consulted were: CNET, PC Magazine, Trusted Reviews, Consumer Reports, Digital Photography Review and Amazon reviewers. The Top Rated Portable Electronics Of 2011 Earbuds / Earphones The Top Rated Wireless Portable Earphone: Etymotic Research Ety8 The Top Rated Wired Portable Earphone: Etymotic hf5 Earphones The Top Rated Portable Noise-Cancelling Earphone: Audio-Technica ATH-ANC3 The Top Rated … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Underwater Compact Digital Cameras Of 2011

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In years past, capturing the wonder of underwater life was left to those traveling with Jacques Cousteau or National Geographic. Today's cameras offer the recreational water enthusiast the thrill of capturing their experiences to share with others. If you're an avid scuba diver with a basic knowledge of photography, you may want to consider investing in a single reflex lens camera (SLR) so you have more control and can purchase upgrades, such as wide angle lenses and strobe lights. However, most … [Read more...]

The Most Portable Interchangeable Lens Cameras

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Until recently, digital cameras fell into two basic categories: point-and-shoot cameras, and digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLRs). Now there's type of hybrid camera available --Micro Four Thirds. These cameras do away with the mirrored lens system of DSLRs, and most of the manual controls  found on DSLRs. Instead, Four Thirds cameras use screen-based controls. The appeal of these cameras is that they are small enough to fit into a jacket pocket, but are capable of taking professional … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Point-And-Shoot Cameras Of 2011

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Canon PowerShot S95 Digital Camera ($338) Top Review Sources: CNET: 4 out of 5 stars, Excellent; highest marks for features and image quality Digital Camera Review: Editor's Choice; 4.5 out of 5 stars Amazon: Top Rated, average 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 259 customer reviews Consumer Reports: Their highest rated point and shoot camera The Canon Powershot S95 tops the list of best point and shoot digital cameras on most camera review sites. With a full set of features and … [Read more...]

The Top Rated SLR Cameras Under $700

The Best SLR Cameras Under $700

The best SLR cameras under $700 offer a lot of bang for the buck for the amateur photographer ready to take things beyond a point-and-shoot. Though the most technologically advanced SLR cameras tend to run over the $700 mark, these budget-friendly SLR cameras still deliver high quality photos and the ability to upgrade lenses. These cameras are also perfect for the beginner with many featuring on-board user guides to show the way. We surveyed reviews on Consumer Reports, CNET, Digital … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Mini Camcorders Of 2011

The Best Mini Camcorders Of 2011

Mini camcorders, sometimes called shoot-and-share or pocket camcorders, offer portability and simplicity with minimal features and a lightweight, compact design. Mini camcorders are convenient for websharing and handy for on-the-road adventures. Though you won't get the video quality of a full-blown camcorder, most mini camcorders now offer HD capability and have been much improved over the past few years. The top review sources for this article were Consumer Reports, CNET, Amazon, PCMag, and … [Read more...]