action camera

The Monster Vision 1080p+ is an action / sports camera that can capture video at 1080P resolution. I recently reviewed my first action cam (the Andoer 4K action camera) and wasn't overly impressed. When I was offered the chance to review another camera by a well-known name, I was happy to check it out. Let's take… Read More

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Typically, the videos we capture stimulate our eyes and ears and that's usually as far as it goes. But with cameras like the MGCOOL 360, watching videos captured with this camera can be an interactive activity rather than a passive one. MGCOOL is Elephone's newly-established sub-brand covering sports cameras, intelligent wearable devices, and other gadgets. Their… Read More

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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… Read More

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It might seem strange, but I don't have an action cam. There have been many times where I have needed one, but for some reason, I haven't bought one. That might change after reading about the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30. This action has all the regular features that you want in a great action camera… Read More

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Now you can blend in with nature when you're out in the woods trying to capture footage of Sasquatch or rabbits. The WASPcam 9906 CAMO is an action camera with a camo patterned case. This camera has been designed to be waterproof down to 98 feet without needing a special case. The WASPcam also features… Read More

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This summer I bought my son a remote controlled car.  Soon, I thought "what if I could attach a camera to it?"  I already had GoPro cameras, but I wasn't sure mounting them to a zippy kid's toy that's prone to crashing.  Fortunately, I had the chance to review the Campark Sports Camera, which boasts… Read More

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The SJCAM X1000 is another affordable action camera, or POV camera, that is biting on the heels of more popular and expensive action cameras. With the x1000's features and picture quality, this is a camera that could be an inexpensive alternative to higher-priced cameras such as the ever-popular GoPro. Right off the bat, the X1000… Read More

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My first impression on the i60 from ThiEYE was that it was going to be another POV action camera. Although it is similar to other cameras on the market, the i60 has some unique features of its own that makes it stand out from the rest. The i60 has the typical rectangle matchbox shape. It… Read More

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Now you can look cool when strapping on your GoPro Hero camera to capture your action shots with the SmaTree Baseball Hat for GoPro. This cap is made of soft, lightweight material (80% Acrylon & 20% Wool) and will fit all versions of the GoPro Hero cameras. The SmaTree Baseball Hat for GoPro is available in… Read More

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The Monoprice MHD Sports 2.0 Wi-Fi Action Camera is another action camera out in the market today so let's take a look at what this camera has to offer. First off, let me say that the packaging for this camera is top notch. Monoprice has done a fantastic job of packaging this product. It looks… Read More

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Summer here in NY is the perfect time for spending time outdoors. A few weeks ago I participated in The Color Run, which a 5K race that celebrates happiness through throwing tons of color and sparkles on everyone. Since I had the chance to review the Amkov AMK5000 action camera, I brought it to this run to test the capabilities! Note… Read More

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GoPro has just released their GoPro Hero 4 Session.  This is their smallest POV/Action camera yet; 50% smaller and 40% lighter than their other Hero 4 camera. Weighing in at 2.6oz (74g) and measuring less than 1.5 inches square, the Session no longer needs all those  external cases to maintain its integrity underwater and is waterproof… Read More

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On the heels of my recent review of the GOcase Compact GoPro Case, we have the Case Logic Kontrast action camera case.  Yes, THAT Case Logic.  The very name conjures up memories of cassette and CD organizers of my youth.  Let's see what today's Case Logic comes up with. Compatible with up to 2 action cameras… Read More

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Do you have an adventurous child? Do you ever wonder what the world looks like from their point of view when they are performing their wild stunts? Perhaps not if you're squeamish, but if you do, you may not want to hand over your $400 GoPro Hero4 action camera to your little daredevil to capture such… Read More

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vGcH0Bk3hg Drones, the new action cameras? Up for pre-order, the Lily Camera was a project started in September 2013 at UC Berkeley robotics lab. This small camera drone can be thrown into the air and then follow a wearable tracking device in various POV modes ( Follow, side, fly up, lead). Flight time is around… Read More

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