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GoPro Updates its Hero Range With The New Hero 3+

GoPro, the pioneer of action camcorders, has updated its popular Hero3 with a smaller, sharper, faster version now called Hero3+. They have just made one of the world’s best-selling compact action camera and made it better. Most notably the Hero3+ is significantly lighter and smaller while at the same time increasing battery life by a […]

Another Action Cam To Add To The List : Toshiba Camileo X-Sports

Sports enthusiasts will be pleased to find they have more options for action cams these days as compared to the days when there was only the GoPro. Toshiba has joined the action cam bandwagon with the release of its Toshiba Camileo X-Sports. The Toshiba Camileo X-Sports is designed for action sports and comes with a […]

Garmin VIRB Action Camera Takes On GoPro

Garmin has announced its latest and its first 1080p action camera – the Garmin VIRB. With Garmin’s strength in developing military and aviation-grade kit for decades, the Garmin VIRB is certainly worth checking out. Garmin seems to have taken the best of the GoPro and even overcome some of its weaknesses. The Garmin VIRB Elite […]

Fancy A Wearable Camcorder?

Adventure seekers are out in droves in the summer biking, rock climbing, hiking, diving, and doing all sorts of outdoor activities. And more are documenting their adventures in video thus  action camcorders are growing in popularity. It’s nothing like re-living the adrenaline rush  in the comfort of the home. GoPro and Contour are the industry’s […]

How To Get The Best Out Of The Canon Vixia HD Camcorder

The Canon Vixia HD Camcorder lets you get the best out of any situation with two different aspect ratios in varying quality levels with 3 different frame rates. You can shoot in (16:9) widescreen or the traditional (4:3) aspect ratio. For frames per second you can choose from the 24, 30 progressive or the 60 […]

Glidecam Launches XR-500 Camera Stabiliser

Glidecam launched a most affordable Camera Stabiliser earlier in the year and it has some interesting features and potentially more value, making it decent competition to the Steadicam Smothee. For a mere $100, users will get a camera stabilizer with a foam handle grip, a gimbal and a tripod-style mount. And unlike the Smothee which […]

Samsung HMX- QF30 – An Affordable Digital Camcorder

Samsung has a foothold in many industries but ‘video camcorder’ is one market that they have not really gotten a grip on. But they are inching forward ever so slowly with a few models and are making some headway. Their new Samsung  HMX- QF30 is priced at $329.99 with street prices going for less than […]

Want Something Light and Rugged? How About Pocket Camcorders

Although camcorders have been scaled down in size and weight over the last few years since the digital revolution, most of them will just not fit properly in your pocket or handbag. If that is your major bugbear, here are some handy pocket camcorders that might just fit your bill. 1. The Toshiba Camileo P100 […]