PhotoGeek week #18

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This episode of PhotoGeek’s weekly audio podcast was recorded once again in the offices of Big Trousers. We start this weeks show with a brief mention of the release of the new Nikon D3 and the importance of this camera in the professional arena.
Hosts include Phil Greenwood, James Bellew, and Michael Griffin.

The Nikon D3 is released by Nikon and we discuss the details. DP Review give it the once over.

Phil gets a new Mac Pro in the Big Trousers office for photo and video editing. We mention the capacity it has to deliver.

New iMacs finally arrive in Australia in numbers, and customers should be receiving them soon.

James talks about the possible use of the Panasonic HGX 200 HD. The P2 card could be gaining a foothold in the Pro arena.

Chillistock get underway out of the ACT as a stock library.

Seagate release solid state hard drives next year. We refer to the Google research on hard drives. LaCie release a new 5TB RAID unit and can scale up to 20 TB using eSATA connections.

We debate the different client video delivery vehicle, VHS tape, DVD, or online.

Sony put a Blu-ray unit in a laptop and also release a new DSLR sensor.

James talks about his first impressions of After Effects CS3 from Adobe.

Justine broadcasts live online from an airliner. The most famous of the 24/7 lifecasters is getting huge numbers of viewers.

iphonesimmfree announce a software hack that allows use of the Apple iPhone on any network including Telstra in Australia.

The disassembly instructions for the new iMac is helpful for those wondering what the optioms will be for later updating of its hardware.

Windows genuine advantage
goes off.

Griffins Geek Gadgets this week:
Podbrix lego characters.
Inkjet printer camera.
Child in China named @
1 Watt CPU at 500 Mhz.
Water cooled hard drive from NEC and Hitachi
Rampant Wilderbeast processor from Intel.
64 core chips from Tilera corps.
Screen swivels its crystals for a better view.
The lunar eclipse proved difficult to shoot for some.
We get delivery from Dxstore of another Heil shock mount (via Austria)

James reveals plans to record for

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