BIG IN 2009 – Power cams

Look at the tiny lens on your mobile phone, and imagine yourself as a mote of light, trying to get in there to be recorded, along with countless other

Look at the tiny lens on your mobile phone, and imagine yourself as a mote of light, trying to get in there to be recorded, along with countless others.

Not easy, and that’s why anyone who cares will carry a separate camera – whether it’s one of Sony’s smile-spotting slim specials, or a SLR-slaying power compact like the Nikon Coolpix P6000.

With these semi-pro quality cams getting ever cheaper you've really got no excuse for having dodgy looking Facebook pictures. They're smaller than your average SLR but still take amazing pics - what more do you need?

Read our full array of gadget predictions for 2009 in this month's issue of Stuff Magazine