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Everything's Coming Up GoPro
August 4, 2017 at 4:32 pm

With the Karma soaring, a streamlined product portfolio, and a selection of emerging camera rigs, GoPro looks to finally turn a profit after hemorrhaging money for so long.

Nikon's popular telephoto zoom gets a serious upgrade
July 11, 2017 at 8:02 am

With a broad telephoto zoom and relatively compact dimensions, it's easy to see why a 70-300mm zoom lens is a popular choice amongst photographers, and Nikon's overhauled its offering that sees it come with a host of new and updated features. The AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR to give it its full name, is…

Leica's solid metal camera gets a speed boost
July 11, 2017 at 8:01 am

Leica's new TL2 compact system looks much the same as its predecessor -- the TL -- but comes with a whole host of updates under the surface. At its core is a brand new 24-megapixel image sensor, a significant boost over the 16 megapixels of the last generation. There's a new image processor too, which…

Nikon D7500 review
July 5, 2017 at 7:47 am

The Nikon D7500 marks the biggest departure yet for Nikon’s D7xxx series of enthusiast-focused DSLRs, with the camera borrowing quite a bit of the tech from Nikon's top-of-the-range DX-format DSLR, the mighty D500. Nikon is keen to stress, however, that this new camera isn't a direct replacement for the D7200, which will continue to feature…

Garmin launches a seriously-specced 360-degree action cam at an equally serious price
May 24, 2017 at 8:08 am

Garmin has announced the Virb 360, a high-spec 360-degree action cam shooting at an impressive 5.7K at 30fps. The unusual resolution is designed to create enough spare pixels to automatically apply spherical stabilization to output smooth 4K video in the company’s own Virb Edit software. As with earlier Virb action cams, there’s built-in GPS to allow…

This Is a Great Camera for First-Time DSLR Buyers
May 15, 2017 at 9:52 am

So you've been taking pictures with a point-and-shoot or your smartphone for a couple years, and you've decided it's time to upgrade to something more serious. But the high-end camera world is full of confusing terms, acronyms and numbers. What should you do if you just want a good entry-level DSLR? After a few days…

Upgrade your Street View: Google picks the best cameras for 360-degree snaps
May 10, 2017 at 8:38 am

Google has released a certification for 360-degree cameras that will be able to create content for its Street View platform. There are currently 20 cameras that are due for release in 2017 that will meet the new standard. What this will mean is that you will now be able to create visual ‘experiences’ that you…

GoPro sales grow, but so do its losses
April 28, 2017 at 8:18 am

GoPro’s action-packed quest to turnaround its struggling business continues. The camera maker said Thursday that while its sales grew 19% year-over-year to nearly $219 million in its latest quarter, it lost roughly $110 million, or 3.4% more than during the same period last year. Investors were lukewarm to the results, sending GoPro’s shares down around…

Google has a new 17-in-1 camera for shooting 360-degree footage
April 25, 2017 at 9:02 am

Back in 2015, Google launched a program called Jump to promote and simplify the process of creating VR and 360-degree content. With the immersive entertainment space hotting up, it’s no surprise that the company is keen on building new hardware for it. It teamed up with Xiaomi-backed Chinese hardware maker Yi to create the Halo,…