Tvs

New camera kits on the block

Nick Ross Australia is a country that's surrounded by sandy beaches and has lots of sand in the middle. Yet a single grain of sand can ruin a camera, whether it's by jamming a focus ring or killing a crucial...

Take better party photos in a flash

Hold the flash.

Terry Lane Taking snaps at a party is not our idea of fun but if the ordeal is inescapable we have a few words of advice. First, if all you have is a compact camera with in-built flash, say no.

Making the right noises

Yamaha MCR-E810G.

Rod Easdown Surely the most important thing about a sound system is its sound, so it's confusing that so many of them sound so crook.

Figures that speak volumes

speakers

Rod Easdown How come I can buy a 200-watt ghetto blaster, complete with radio tuner, CD player and USB, for $199 when a plain old stereo amplifier with 50 watts per channel, or 100 watts total, costs $599?