Panasonic Lumix GH3: The Hacker's HD Video Camera Gets Its Bits Juiced

A whole community of filmmakers—amateur and pros alike—turned the Panasonic GH2 into a surprisingly successful camera. It turned out, that with a simple to execute hack, you could use the camera to record ultra-sharp 100-Mbps+, 1080p HD video. The results were spectacular. With the new GH3, Panasonic has beefed up its… » 9/17/12 7:00am 9/17/12 7:00am

Audio Engineer Claims that Metallica's Latest Album Sounds Better on…

Mastering Engineer Ian Shepherd » 9/17/08 6:40pm 9/17/08 6:40pm is among those who believe that the distortion Metallica fans have been complaining about since the release of is not present in the . As he notes: "In comparison, the released CD version is - to coin a technical phrase - smashed to f**k." So who or what is to blame here? Shepherd…

Guitar Hero III Controllers Look Sweet But PS2 Gets the Last Riff

It's official: You should keep your PS2 around for Guitar Hero III since it picks up the most badass guitar of the bunch, a black Kramer. The PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 all get boring white Gibson Les Pauls. But at least now you can swap the faceplate out for something that shreds a bit harder, like My Little Pony (of… » 7/10/07 3:00am 7/10/07 3:00am