Camera Gear

nixie

I usually don't like to post news about prototype products, but when I saw the video for the Nixie wearable drone, I couldn't help but want to show you guys. Imagine wearing a drone capable of flying and recording video on your wrist. When you want it to fly, just press a button and it [...]

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dropcase

The Dropcam Pro is my all time favorite security camera. It's my favorite because it provides the best wide angle image I've found in a security camera, it's easy to setup and has a very good web viewer and mobile app for remote viewing. Of course no gadget is ever 100% perfect for everyone and the main [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Home, Kitchen, News
polaroid-cube-accessories

If you have one of the cute Polaroid Cube cameras Larry Geisz told us about a few months ago, you'll need some accessories for it.  SkyMall has an assortment of stands (like the Mr. Monkey stand), cases (like the Waterproof Case), and mounts (like the Tripod Mount).  They have a lot of stands to attach [...]

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Olloclip_2

As the iPhone and other smart phones become the primary method for taking photos, an accessory market has developed. Now you can buy tripods, specialty cases, lenses and countless apps that promise to customize and improve anyone’s smart phone snaps. Up until now, I had never used additional hardware for iPhone photos. I just stuck [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
cobra-drivehd-3

I don't know about where you live, but where I am in Columbus, Indiana, people have horrible driving skills. I constantly see people run red lights and cut in front of you with little to no time to brake. I've often thought that I should consider buying a dash cam to use an insurance policy [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Car Gear, Reviews
cube_blue_hero

If you're a product of the 60's, 70's or even the 80's, you probably know the Polaroid name. But when the digital age went into full effect the Polaroid brand, probably best known for its instant cameras faded some. In honor of their 75th year in business Polaroid is trying to make a comeback with the [...]

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narrativeclip-50

Do you have a good memory? Do you remember everything that happened on your last birthday, vacation or family outing? Do you wish you had some pictures from that one time... at band camp? Although most of us carry a smartphone with a camera, we can't take a picture every minute to document our lives. That would [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
peakdesign-slideclutchanchorlinks_00

Peak Design ha built a company by holding three successful crowd-funded Kickstarter campaigns for their innovative Capture and Capture V2 Camera Clip mounting systems and Leash & Cuff accessories. Having reviewed the Peak Design CapturePRO a while back, I found it to be well-engineered and well-built and I was impressed enough that I wanted to [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews
wifi-inspection-camera-for-ios-and-android-2

If you've ever seen those big, gooseneck inspection cameras that plumbers use to inspect pipes, you may have wished you had access to one when you drop a ring up under the bed or the cat has dragged off your socks behind the fridge.  DinosaurLifeStyle (alas, Andrew Baker, it still suffers from a dearth of dinosaurs...) [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
Elephant Steady

I find as I am getting a little older, my hands just aren't as steady as they use to be. Now for most things this is not an issue, but for shooting videos with my iPhone, this becomes a real problem. Elephant Steady, a Kickstarter project from ADPLUS Co., hopes to help the un-steady like [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
bottle-cap-tripod-2

You'll always have a tripod when you need it if you carry a Bottle Cap Tripod in your pocket.  The bottom is a stretchy, rubber socket that fits on the top of most any kind of water or soda bottle.  The top is a standard tripod mount that works with any camera with a tripod [...]

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belkin netcam HD+03

I've avoided playing with "home" monitoring cameras because (1) I live in a tiny condo in San Francisco, and (2) my son is 8 now and we're past the baby monitoring stage.  I do have friends and family with small children, so I figured I owed it to them to stay on top of this [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Home, Kitchen, Wireless
fly6-bike-tail-light-and-camera-2

Some time ago, Kingsley Fiegert was out riding his bicycle when someone in a passing car leaned out and shot him with a slingshot.  Kingsley was understandably in shock and in a great deal of pain, and he didn't have the presence of mind to note the car's license plate.  Kingsley and his business partner, Andrew Hagen, [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, News
Slide

So, you have that camera you always wanted and now you are looking for accessories to help make you a better shooter. Neck straps and hand straps are a couple of items that come to mind when I think of camera accessories and, the Clutch, Slide and Anchor Links Kickstarter project from Peter Dering and [...]

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Expert Shield 1

I have a Fujifilm X-M1 camera that I purchased not too long ago. I thoroughly enjoy using this camera and intend to take good care of it. I had been thinking about purchasing a screen protector for the LCD screen to protect it from scratches, especially when I wear the camera around my neck and [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Camera Gear, eBook Readers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
brando-wifi-microsd-adapter

Tablets and smart phones are a great way to carry and share photos; they have replaced those little photo albums called "brag books" that people used to carry in their purses or gear bags.  Many of these mobile devices have cameras to take photos with, but let's face it, the quality of those photos aren't [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Wireless
triggertrap-for-smartphones

I've purchased remote shutter releases for all of the Nikon DSLRs that I own.  Some are wireless, some are wired, but they all require me to push a button to get a photo - and that's all it can do.  With the Triggertrap cable and an app for your smart phone (most versions of iPhone [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
onslot-1

When I first saw the OnSlot On-Hot Shoe Cleaner I was confused because I didn't know there was such a huge problem with dirty hot shoes on our cameras. But then I read the product description and learned that the hot shoe is just a place to store the OnSlot when you're not using it. [...]

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super-8-to-digital-video-converter

Super 8 movie cameras and players are going the way of the dinosaur, if they haven't already gone.  The time is now to convert that pile of movies that you or your parents have laying around.  With the Super 8 to Digital Video Converter, you can convert them yourself, without having to search for a [...]

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brando-quick-selfie-pole

When using your cell phone to take selfies, you are limited by the length of your arm.  That limits the number of people you're able to include in a photo, and you may find it hard to trigger the camera when you've got your arm stretched out to the limit.  With Brando's Quick Selfie Pole [...]

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