action cameras

The Best Action Camera For Every Need

If I’m going to be doing stupid things that risk the health of my various important body parts — and I do, often — I want to make sure I capture those moments so I can relive them later. That’s how I elbowed my way into the action camera beat more than three years ago, and I haven’t looked back.


Polaroid Cube Review: A Tiny Adorable Camera

The Polaroid Cube is a delightful little camera that takes still shots and video. Like the name suggests, it’s a tiny little cube just 35mm on a side. It sticks to any and all magnetic surfaces — even your dinner fork. It can be tossed around and taken out on the town and record all of life’s oh-so-precious moments. But so can your smartphone. Does being darling make a difference? Yes, but perhaps not enough to justify your $US99.


HTC Re: An Adorable Little Camera That Will Blow Your Mind

HTC has started to get serious about cameras in the last little while what with its Ultrapixel HTC One M8 and the great shooters on the HTC Butterfly and One Mini 2. Now we fear the head of the imaging department may have just got a little carried away with this one, in the best way possible. Meet the HTC Re: an adorable little action camera meant for everyone.


Leak Shows HTC's Alleged GoPro Action Camera Competitor

Overnight, HTC showed a video teaser hinting at an upcoming camera-type offering. Today, we’ve got more details, and a few glimpses at what that camera could possibly look like. Meet what looks to be RECamera, a periscope-like mini-camera that seems squarely aimed at the GoPro.


HTC Is Teasing Some Kind Of New Camera

HTC’s just released a new, deliberately mysterious video that’s teasing some kind of waterproof, slo-mo capable camera, to be released on October 8. Should GoPro be worried?


Soup Up Your GoPro With New GoPole Accessories

Everyone seems to have a GoPro these days. The thing about a GoPro, though, is that you have to have a bunch of goodies to make the best use of it. New mounts, selfie sticks, carry cases — everything comes in handy at least once on a holiday or day out.


Contour Is Back, With A New Waterproof Action Cam

Contour, one of the original action video camera pioneers, went quiet a few years ago after continued strong competition from GoPro and the then-new Sony Action Cam. But the company is back, with a revitalised version of its entry-level ROAM.


Sony Action Cam AS100V Review: GoPro Finally Has Some Competition

For years, if you wanted an action camera you would buy GoPro by default. And for good reason! Sony has caught up in a hurry though. Its newest entry into the increasingly crowded field looks like it might be one of the first legitimate GoPro alternatives. It just depends on which compromises you’re willing to make.


The Best Action Camera: Q2 2014 Edition

You can’t just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren’t all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best.


A Simple Trick To Keep Your GoPro Footage Steady

GoPro is the best-selling camera in the world, because, like a good date, you can take the tough sucker anywhere. Just mount it on your surfboard/snowboard/bicycle, and it will snag back dope fisheye footage for your bragging video. Handholding a GoPro, however, yields shaky results.