Camera Gear

Do you have images or videos on your MacBook or iMac that you would like to upload to Instagram but you can't upload through a web browser on your computer? Transferring those images to your phone or tablet so that you can use the Instagram app will do the job, but it's not the most [...]

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It's hard to believe, but I don't think I've reviewed an action camera in the almost 20 years that I've been reviewing products on The Gadgeteer. It's time to change that situation and I'll be doing it with the Andoer 4K action camera (D4186B) from Camfere.com. Ready, set, action! The Andoer D4186B 4K action camera [...]

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Have you ever wished you could control your DSLR with your smartphone? I'm not talking about just using your phone to snap the shutter. I'm talking about using your Android or iOS device to take time lapse, long exposure pictures with your DSLR. The Alpine Labs Pulse can do this and more. Let's take a look. [...]

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With people documenting their interesting and active lives on their action cameras, it's no surprise that finding ways to turn the camera on themselves is not an uncommon practice and one of those ways is to use a selfie stick. But the SANDMARC Pole Black Edition is not your ordinary selfie stick. The SANDMARC Black [...]

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IK Multimedia who are well known for their audio and video accessories for mobile musicians and media creators have a new product that's been designed for cameras and smartphones. It's the iKlip Grip Pro multifunction iPhone and camera stand. Let's take a look. The IK Multimedia iKlip Grip Pro is a multifunction phone and camera stand [...]

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One year ago I posted my review of Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag. Although I liked the bag, I didn't make it my main bag until March of this year. Since then it has become my favorite gear bag that I carry every day. Peak Design followed up their successful Everyday Messenger Bag Kickstarter campaign [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

Security cameras are nothing new. Even internet connectable cameras are pretty easy to find at this point. What can a new company bring to the table? Vimtag has put together a handsome weatherproof cloud-based IP camera that can be set up by most anyone. It offers 2-way voice, compatibility with a private cloud server, and [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Home and Kitchen, Reviews

Ever wanted a hidden camera that streams over the web via WiFi and records to a MicroSD card?  You want battery powered portability or the option for AC power?  How about motion activated recording or constant video recording like a dash cam?  SpyGearGadgets offers a camera that does all that in a plain-vanilla black box [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Home and Kitchen, Reviews

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJP5KQtX5Nk Lifeprint is a small printer that is similar to the Polaroid ZIP printer that I reviewed last year. It uses Bluetooth to pair to your smartphone and the same type of ZINK thermal photo paper like the Polaroid ZIP printer. But that's where the similarities end because the Lifeprint instant photo printer can print [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, News

Tripods are a necessary tool for traditional photographers and smartphone photographers when they want to take a picture without holding the camera. Whether it's to get in the shot yourself or to keep the camera ultra steady, a good tripod is a photographer's best buddy. I was recently given the opportunity to try the MeFOTO BackPacker [...]

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If you're a blogger, a traveler, or you simply like to create great shots with your smartphone, you may want to look into the Picbot.  It has fully automated self-rotating facial tracking capabilities so you can walk around a room and stay centered and focused during your video. It has the ability to track more [...]

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I have always been a big fan of Kenu products.  I have owned many of their products and their simple design, high-quality materials, and ease-of-use are top shelf.  So when I heard about the new Kenu Stance, I was intrigued.  My smartphone is the main camera that I use to document the moments in my [...]

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Every so often you might find yourself in a situation where you want to take a panorama shot or video with your smartphone. The built-in camera software on most iOS and Android devices help you take these shots but they often don't turn out as expected due to shaky hands. A possible solution is the [...]

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Do you want to create your own 3D videos but think it will cost too much and be too difficult? If you have an Android device with a micro USB port, the Weeview Eye-Plug camera will let you  capture your own VR movies for less than $50. But does the old saying "you get what [...]

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Posted in: Android, Camera Gear, Reviews

As the many people, kids and adults alike, continue to use their smartphones and iPhones as a main source for a video camera, the HD quality resolution that the phones record is nothing less than stellar. So it is no surprise that outlets such as news stations, filmmakers, content creators and TV production houses have [...]

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