“So as a long zoom for casual shooting around town, the Nikon S8000 will do just fine, but leave the action shots to other cameras.”
Imaging Resource has posted their review of the Nikon Coolpix S8000, a compact ultra zoom digital camera with 14.2MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CCD), 10x optical zoom (30-300mm equiv.), optical Image Stabilization, 3.0-in. LCD (921-k dot), and 720p HD movie recording at 30fps and HDMI output for easy in camera playback or your TV or computer.
You can read the full Nikon Coolpix S8000 Review at: Imaging Resource.