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Friday, 16 December 2011


PRODAD® RELEASES ADORAGE® 13 JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS; INCLUDES SUPERB FESTIVAL, FAMILY, ROMANCE EFFECTS WITH STUNNING FULL HD QUALITY

New Adorage Effects Package 13 “HD-Festival and Celebration FX” is the Must-have Effects and Transitions Package to Make Holiday and Family Videos Really Come Alive!

Northampton, UK, December, 2011.  proDAD, the highly acclaimed developer of digital video effects and image enhancement technologies today announced availability of the newest member of the popular Adorage video effects family – Effects Package 13.  Included in Adorage 13 are hundreds for professional-grade effects & transitions themed for festivals/holiday, family, wedding, romance, and general-purpose use – all in high quality Full HD resolution.  A sampling of included effects includes many traditional holiday/festival images including gift boxes, elegant wedding & romance images including rings, doves, hearts, bells; and general purpose effects that can be applied to a wide range of videos such as light and particle effects, short clip animations, and much more.

“Adorage has been one of the most universally accepted effects platforms for video enthusiasts and professionals alike” said Andreas Huber, Managing Director of proDAD.  “With well over 17,000 effects in 13 effects volumes that can be easily applied to virtually any video production, Adorage continues to be the ideal choice for high quality, affordable video effects.”

Adorage effects & transitions render fast and work seamlessly with included 32-bit & 64-bit plug-ins for popular Windows-based NLEs including: Adobe® Premiere/Pro/Elements, AVID®/Pinnacle Studio, Corel® VideoStudio/Pro/MediaStudio, Grass Valley® Canopus EDIUS and Neo, Magix® Video Deluxe, and Sony Vegas Movie Studio/Vegas Pro.

Price & Availability:

Adorage Effects Package 13 is available for immediate purchase and download from the proDAD online shop and is available for a special introductory price of $79 until January 15, 2012.  Learn more about Adorage Effects Package 13 at www.prodad.com. 

Celebrate the 13 Days of Christmas with proDAD:

To celebrate the release of Adorage 13, from December 12th ~ December 25th, 2011 proDAD will be giving away 1 copy of Adorage 13 each day.  To register for this promotion, please visit proDAD’s Facebook page and “Like” proDAD and follow the instructions.  One winner will be selected randomly each day. 

Thursday, 15 December 2011


DownloadBuyer.com has over 130 products with 50% off throughout December!

Make Downloadbuyer.com Your First Stop Software Shop for Best Prices and Outstanding Service for your Christmas Software Buys!

Aylesbury, UK, December 2011; DownloadBuyer, one of the leading online software superstores, has announced that they have over 130 products with 50% off throughout December.

“DownloadBuyer.com is committed to offering customers a diverse range of the most popular award winning software titles, at very competitive prices.” Said Jon Silvera, Managing Director of Downloadbuyer.com. “It is down to this commitment that such a large number of products on the site are available with 50% off.”

The range with the discount will include products from mediAvatar, Xilisoft, Wondershare, Magix, O&O, eJay, Innoheim, MacPhun, ABBYY, UpdateStar, Emsisoft, Serif, Abylonsoft, BitDefender and Content Watch.


 















With the winter weather drawing in, stay at home and order your presents from Downloadbuyer.com – with their many offers and the chance to win free software every time you purchase from the site in December, ordering software for Christmas has never been easier!

Need help and advice? Downloadbuyer.com has a live assistant which can help you pick the right product! Simply visit http://www.downloadbuyer.com/!
  

Thursday, 8 December 2011



Urbanista Extends Range of Smart Mobile Devices – Announcing the Las Vegas PowerCase™
Outstanding Protection for the iPhone 4/4S with Incorporated Technology that Offers 100% extra Battery Capacity
Southampton, UK, 8th December, 2011; Urbanista, the Stockholm-based design concept shop which produces products geared towards the needs and fashions of urban living, launches its latest addition to their mobile phone accessory range - the Las Vegas PowerCase ™. In seeking to develop new and “on trend” solutions for the mobile urban person, Urbanista has developed this mobile phone case, which in addition to the traditional design and protection also provides the user with a 100% extra battery capacity.
“The Apple® iPhone has become a necessary accessory and tool for our target audience. However, poor battery-performance has been a continual problem for iPhone users everywhere.  When Urbanista wanted to expand its mobile phone accessory collection, it was natural - to include an "added value" compared to other mobile phone cases on the market.”   Stated Johan Wahlbäck, founder and CEO of AB Urbanista
The Las Vegas Power Case ™, coated with black rubber , comes with 3 pieces of different side panels, Dark Clown (black), Gun Metal (silver), and Red Snapper (red). This enables the user to vary the colour combinations of their choice. It also comes with a USB charge / release cord.
Technical Specification:
• Las Vegas Power Case ™ for iPhone4/4S
• Capacity: 1500mAh (Li-polymer battery cell)
• Output: 5V/500mA
• Includes three side panels in different colours: Dark Clown / Gun Metal / Red Snapper
• Material: ABS
• Packaging: Blister Box
• Dimensions: 129.5 x 62 x 14.9 mm
• Weight: 70g

Price and Availability:
The Las Vegas PowerCase ™ is available at MSRP £69.99 inc from http://uk.urbanista.com/

Wednesday, 30 November 2011


DownloadBuyer.com has over £10,000 worth of Software for PC & Mac to Giveaway throughout December!

50/50 Chance Lucky Dip to Win Free Software!*

Aylesbury, UK, November 30th 2011; DownloadBuyer, one of the leading online software superstores, has announced that they have over £10,000 worth of software for Windows and Mac OS X to giveaway throughout December 2011 in their Christmas Lucky Dip promotion.

DownloadBuyer.com is committed to offering customers a diverse range of the most popular award winning software titles, at very competitive prices. The company is dedicated to offering a service that is second to none from the minute the customer first enters the site, to dealing with any technical questions and advising on best products, right through to the checkout.

Jon Silvera, managing director said “DownloadBuyer.com continues to see strong growth.  To celebrate, we pulled together a massive prize pot donated from participating vendors and are both proud and excited to pass these on to our customers as a thank you over the Christmas period.  So along with many half price offers over Xmas there’s 50/50 chance to pick up a totally free product on top!”

The Lucky Dip Giveaway includes software from ABBYY, Auslogics, Circus Ponies, eJay, Focus Multimedia, Innoheim, Large Software, MacPhun, Magix, mediAvatar, Net Nanny, NetObjects, O&O, Paragon, RedShift, Serif, UpdateStar, Vertus, Wondshare and Xilisoft with prizes valued up-to £150!

A full list will be available on the site during the promotion.

*To enter, customers purchasing from Downloadbuyer.com during December will receive an email containing a link to special page on the site. Once on the page, customers get a choice of winning Windows or Mac software and will then be told if they have won or lost.

Even customers who don’t win a prize will receive a discount voucher to be used for their next purchase from DownloadBuyer.com, so everyone is a winner!

About Download Buyer:
Downloadbuyer.com is an online software specialist presenting hundreds of well-known titles to consumers and small to medium businesses for PC and Apple Mac. Downloads are generally delivered to your desktop in just a few minutes and as such can be up-and-running in no time. This, along with Instant Live Chat, low prices, an easy-to-use website and a very responsive & comprehensive customer service ethic, Downloadbuyer.com is rapidly becoming a popular worldwide destination for software buyers.


 PRODAD’S NEW MERCALLI EASY VIDEO STABILIZER APP FOR WINDOWS® PUTS PROFESSIONAL GRADE VIDEO STABILIZATION IN THE HANDS OF CONSUMERS
                                                                      
Life Doesn’t Stand Still for the Camera; New App Stabilizes Shaky Videos Shot on Mobile Phones, Pocket Camcorders, Even DSLR Cameras
                                                                                                                       

Northampton, UK, 29th November 2011, 2011proDAD, a world-class developer of digital video effects plug-ins and image optimization technologies for professional video editors and broadcast professionals as well as aspiring pros, today announced Mercalli Easy, a Windows app letting consumers easily fix shaky videos posting to YouTube, Facebook, etc. While some smart phones, pocket camcorders and DSLR cameras have image stabilization for video, it’s not effective in all situations. The result is many videos captured by these devices are shaky and consumers simply put up with excessive shake in their videos because they think there is no alternative.

Mercalli Easy puts an end to the common problem of shaky video by putting highly effective video stabilization into a simple drag & drop app for Windows that can quickly stabilize the video and perform some basic editing. The video is then ready to be shared via popular social media & video sharing sites, copied to mobile devices, or turned into a DVD.   It is not always possible to shoot video on a tri-pod, and some of the best video comes from shooting from a moving car, while on a boat, etc.  Mercalli Easy lets the user focus on capturing a great shot, knowing it can be stabilized later.

In addition to removing the shake from video, Mercalli Easy fixes another common, though less understood problem: Rolling-shutter distortion.  Video professionals know that rolling-shutter is a problem related to CMOS imaging sensors that are found in virtually every camera and camcorder today, and occurs almost anytime the camera is moved while shooting, or while shooting fast action.  Because of the way a CMOS sensor captures an image, scanning from the top of the sensor to the bottom, a moving camera or image will encounter skew or wobble distortion as the image has moved slightly during this scanning process.  Consumers only know the image looks wonky; though easily improved with Mercalli Easy.

Key Features of Mercalli Easy:
·         Quickly & easily removes shake from otherwise good video clips
·         Automatically corrects/improves rolling-shutter distortion, skew and wobble
·         Basic editing features – rotate video, click & drag trim editing for beginning and end of video clip
·         Based on the same great Mercalli video stabilization technology relied on by video professionals world-wide

“Effective video stabilization and image enhancement used to be only in the realm of the professional” said Andreas Huber, Managing Director of proDAD.  “We’ve seen the need for this technology at the consumer level also and created Mercalli Easy with this exact need in mind.  With Mercalli Easy, users can stabilize their videos, correct rolling shutter, and do basic editing based on the power of our professional technology, but without the complexity.”

Pricing and Availability:
Mercalli Easy is currently available for $14.95 on the Mercalli Easy website, www.mercallieasy.com.  proDAD offers a full line of professional & semi-professional digital video effects, video titling/trailer animation, and professional video stabilization products, offered as plug-ins for popular non-linear editing (NLE) applications.  Learn more at www.prodad.com.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011


Reallusion Announces Key Updates To Big Lens App

Including Blur Edge Adjust and HDR function which automatically adjusts light, contrast, tones, colours and more to bring original details back into your photos.

Northampton, UK, November 29th 2011— Reallusion announces updates to Big Lens app.
Reallusion heard you loud and clear! Big Lens has been out for less than 2 months, and we have already received tons of feedback from users. Reallusion are always committed to hearing your concerns and improving our products as best we can, so we are pleased to announce the new free updates for Big Lens. (Version 1.0.1115.1)

Upgrades:

1. HDR+ – Let there be light! 
Digital cameras do not have the dynamic range capturing capabilities that the human eye does, for this reason it is often difficult to faithfully capture colour and light depth as we see it in reality.

Big Lens now solves this challenge by including the High Dynamic Range (HDR) button for retaining graphic details that would otherwise be lost. The HDR function automatically adjusts light, contrast, tones, colours and more to bring original details back into your photos.  

2. Blur Edge Adjust – No more squinting.
Users can now adjust their blur edges by simply moving the blur edge slider. Beautify images and create a more natural feel by sharpening and smoothing your focus edge with one easy slider. 

3. Restore Last Session – Big Lens never forgets…
Big Lens now allows you to restore your last work session without having to open a saved project. Even if your Apple device turns off to save battery power or memory space, Big Lens will always keep a saved version of your last session and restore it upon restart. Never lose your work again with Big Lens. 

4. Import High-res Images – Which pixel are you again?
No longer do you have to guess which pixel your friends are. With Big Lens, now you can work with higher resolution images imported straight from your onboard digital camera.

iPhone 3G users can import up to 2MP images and Big Lens will optimize the images to 960 x 720 for editing and sharing.
iPhone 3GS/iPad 1 users can import up to 10MP images, and Big Lens will optimize to 3 MP.
iPhone 4/4S/iPad 2 users can import up to 12MP images, and Big Lens will optimize to 8MP.

To learn more about Big Lens, visit the iTunes Store, and download http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/big-lens/id470460905?ls=1&mt=8
or visit Reallusion to get more information: iphone.reallusion.com/

About Reallusion, Inc.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Reallusion is a leading-edge software developer providing imaging and animation tools for PC and mobile platforms. Reallusion development of core technologies and growing base of intellectual property firmly establish the company as power among emerging technology innovators, furthering their graphic and imaging embedded kernels to top-brand device manufacturers worldwide. Reallusion iPhone applications have been downloaded over a million times worldwide already. For more information, visit www.reallusion.com.

Monday, 28 November 2011





Urbanista® Presents London.
Sophisticated, Dynamic “In-Ear” Headphone with Microphone. Choice of Six Colours to Show Your Individual Style.
Southampton, UK, 28th November, 2011; Urbanista®, the Stockholm-based design concept shop which produces products geared towards the needs and fashions of urban living, releases the London headphone.
Urbanista® London is an elegant, highly sophisticated and dynamic "in-ear" headphone with microphone in a sleek urbane design with a steel surface. London is wrapped in a luxurious and functional "cuff link"-box with cable management for easy storage when not in use.
To fit modern urban life, the cord has an integrated microphone and a 3.5 mm plug that works with most phones and music players on the market.  
Features:      
  • Sleek design
        Functional box for easy storage
        Hands free with microphone
        Works with iPhones, smartphones and music players
        Available in six different colours – Red Snapper, Crispy Apple, Gun Metal, Fluffy Cloud, Dark Clown and Pink Panther
Technical Specification London:

        Speaker size: φ10 mm
        Sensitivity: 105 dB±3 dB SPL @ 1 KHz
        Impedance: 16 ohms±15% @ 1 KHz
        Frequency: 20-20000 Hz
        Plug: 3,5mm stereo + Adapter cable for Nokia, Sony Ericsson and
        Samsung ETC included
        Hands free with microphone
        Cable: Main cable diameter: 3.0mm Length: 75cm (Cable from fork
        to plug).
        Secondary cord Length : 28 cm (cable from fork to plug)
        Weight: 9 g (without cable)
        Works with iPad and iPhone
        Total weight including package: 250g
        Measurement of package: 120x120x70 mm
Price and Availability:
The London Headphone series is available at SRP £44.99 from http://uk.urbanista.com/

Wednesday, 23 November 2011



T3 have featured the STM Kicker in their 'Best Apple iPad 2 covers and cases 2011' round up!

To check it out follow the link below:

http://www.t3.com/features/best-ipad-2-cases-and-covers-2011/stm-kicker-ipad2-case-624-jpg#main


For more information please see www.stmbags.com

Tuesday, 22 November 2011


BinaryDistribution launches mediAvatar Presentation Toolkit Ultimate

Get maximum exposure for your presentations

Aylesbury, UK, November 22nd 2011, BinaryDistribution has announced the release of mediAvatar Presentation Toolkit Ultimate.

mediAvatar Presentation Toolkit Ultimate is a powerful, easy to use and versatile PowerPoint to video converter offering the most ideal way to convert your PowerPoint presentations to different format video files. Convert and transfer PowerPoint presentations to playback on the device of your choice whenever and wherever you need them!

Presentation Toolkit Ultimate includes:
  • PowerPoint to DVD Converter – Convert all popular PowerPoint formats to DVD discs, DVD folders and ISO image files. Add DVD menus, music and personal commentaries, and playback on DVD players or computers.
  • PowerPoint to Video Converter – Perfect for creating personalized video presentations. Prepare and include your own commentary in your presentation, add background music, additional text and even include a picture watermark to protect your work.
  • PDF to PowerPoint Converter – An easy to use PDF conversion tool to create PowerPoint presentations from PDF files. Quick, easy and accurate!
Availability: mediAvatar Presentation Toolkit Ultimate is available at around £69.99, from DownloadBuyer.com as a download and physical boxed products are available from Amazon.co.uk

Wednesday, 16 November 2011


Acme Launches Digital Media Centre


Enfield London, 16th November, 2011, Interactive Ideas, one of the UK’s top, value-added software and peripherals distributor in partnership with leading PC, Office and Gaming producer Acme, today announced the launch of their Digital Media Centre.

If your lifestyle is active and you are interested not only in the news but also in its presentation and love to watch good movies or YouTube clips while sitting comfortably on your couch... then the ACME Digital Media Centre is a must-have item!
Now you can have a very functional TV add-on which supports Wi-Fi or LAN internet connection and will satisfy all your entertainment needs. Just imagine sitting with a warm cup of coffee in the morning and reading the RSS subscriptions of your favourite blogs, news, and weather forecast websites. Starting a new day with a good breakfast is not enough, knowing the latest news is equally important.
The other features of the ACME Digital Media Centre will make your leisure time much more fun. Forget about all your troubles and have a rest with e-radio or YouTube.

Expecting guests on the weekend? You'd better get some HD movies ready! The ACME Digital Media Centre DP-02 supports 1080p movies. Great time with friends guaranteed. Download the movies via a Bit torrent client or use a portable hard drive or a SD card (there’s a special slot for it).
Want to help your friends find the perfect way home? Just turn on your ACME Digital Media Centre and show them the route on Google Maps.

Forget the inconvenience of using several devices. Now you can have everything at once! The ACME Digital Media Centre DP-02 is made to work for you!
Technical Specifications:

Video format playback: AVI, MPG, DAT, VOB, DIV, MOV, MKV, MPEG, TS, MTS, M2TS, RM, RMVB, ISO, IFO, WMV, ASF.
Video codecs supported: MPEG1, HD MPEG2(up to MP@HL), HD MPEG4 SP/ASPH.264 BP @ L3,MP @ L4.1,HP @ L4.1Xvid, WMV9, RM / RMVB 8 / 9 / 10 (up to 1280 x 720 @ 30fps).
Subtitle format supported: SRT, SSA, SUB, SMI.
Audio file format support: MP3, WMA, RA, RM, OGG.
Audio decode: DTS, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital TrueHD.
Picture file format support: JPG / JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF
TV system: NTSC, PAL
Chipset: Realtek 1185
Menu languages: English, French, Russian, Polish, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian.
Video output: RCA Y/ Pb /Pr, RCA video, HDMI V1.3
Audio output: 2 x RCA, optical (Toslink), digital coaxial.
Data connectivity: 2 x USB 2.0 and 1 x USB 3.0 high speed hosts (supports external HDD), SD memory card slot.

In The Box:

·         ACME DP-02 digital multimedia centre,
·         IR remote control (2 x batteries)
·         A/V cable
·         AC power adapter
·         User’s manual with warranty card

Price & Availability:
The ACME Digital Media Centre is distributed in the UK by Interactive Ideas and is available for MSRP £207.99 inc from Amazon