Apple Tablet due for January 2010 release

Photograph courtesy of Citing a source who has been “amazingly accurate”, Boy Genius Report issued a brief note today claiming that Apple’s much-rumored tablet will be announced in January and will carry a 7-inch screen. Most rumors have pointed to a 10-inch screen for the tablet, and while the source does not rule out the possibility of such a model, they […]

Review of 2009

MARCH… After almost a year thinking about a blog I decided to take the plunge…why HD Warrior ? In a past life I wrote for a magazine called IOV Focus and I became the DV Warrior, writing reviews on video equipment etc. When I was thinking about a name for my blog it seemed an obvious progression to write about […]

Best HD Camcorder of 2009…”JVC GY HM700″

Of all the camcorders I reviewed this year this one sticks in my mind as being the overall best looking, great shape, practical camcorder I reviewed. I was very impressed with the picture quality in normal lighting conditions, loved the use of SDHC cards, the most affordable media available to date and the SxS clip on recorder. JVC decided to […]

Best HD DSLR 2009…”Panasonic Lumix GH1″

This was a hard one but for frame rates and practical usage the GH1 in my opinion beat the competition. The main reason I choose this HSLR is it was the first and only swivel viewfinder camera to appear during 2009. I was further convinced by Joe Shaw’s “Salsa Kingdom” shot entirely with the GH1 although not with the stock […]

Best Apple APP for Video 2009…”Storyboard Composer”

Having reviewed this APP during the year when it was called ‘Hitchcock’ I thought how useful this APP would be for producing simple be effective storyboards. Some Productions won’t start till you have produced a storyboard and this is the best way of producing a very quick but informative set of ideas which can be printed for your clients to […]

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