camcorders

Canon Reinvents The Camcorder With The 4K-Shooting XC10

The camcorder business has seen better years, but Canon is trying something new with its bizarre-looking XC10, a 4K video shooter meant for the discerning video makers who want something small and powerful, that in no way resembles the dad-cams of yore.


Can 4K Make Camcorders Worth Buying Again?

Remember camcorders? They were those things you shot crappy video of your friends and family with, back before every phone and still camera on Earth gained the ability to shoot decent high-definition video. This year, they’re trying to ride 4K all the way to a comeback.


Blackmagic URSA: A Modular Cinema Camera With Insane Swappable Sensor

Blackmagic just announced a new camera, the URSA, a 4K cinema camera with some absolutely unique features like a 10-inch LCD display, dual RAW and ProRes recording, and a crazy swappable sensor and lens-mount design. All for around $6000.


Pop-Up Stereo Mics On Zoom's Q4 Help Ensure Your Videos Sound Good Too

If there’s one telltale sign that a video wasn’t produced by a professional, it’s usually the crappy sound accompanying the footage. The microphones on a smartphone or a cheap camcorder are awful at best, which is why companies like Sony and Zoom are finally releasing models with stereo mics that will help your amateur productions sound a lot less amateur.


Of Course GoPro GoPro'd Itself Winning An Emmy

Not that we needed any further proof that GoPro’s hardware is the compact camcorder of choice for anyone looking to capture a unique first-person perspective, but the company recently won a Technological Emmy for its creation. And, of course, the company’s founder captured the whole event with one of its cameras.


Sony AX1: A 4K Camcorder That Doesn't Cost $10,000

As TV manufacturers and broadcasters gear up to deliver 4K video to people’s living rooms, there still aren’t many options for regular folk who want to shoot super high resolution footage of their own. Sony wants to lead that charge with a new camcorder that will make 4K simple, manageable, and most of all (relatively) affordable. With, of course, some compromises.


Sony's New Music Video Recorder Is Way Cooler Than It Sounds

Sony’s Music Video Recorder sounds like some horribly out-of-touch YouTube generation nonsense, but the goofy gimmick is actually a slick little package that pairs high-quality audio powers with video. We’re intrigued.


Canon's New Tiny Video Camera Is For Filming Yourself Doing... Whatever

Canon’s new Vixia Mini is a Wi-Fi enabled camcorder designed to help you document your everyday life in more detail than has ever been possible. No other people required.


Panasonic: Personal TVs, NFC Compacts And 4K Blu-ray Hands-On

Panasonic Australia’s 2013 Home Entertainment lineup includes even smarter TVs, wirelessly connected cameras and camcorders and quite a bit more.


Contour+2: Can This New Action Camera Finally Dethrone The GoPro?

The Contour+2 is an upgraded version of the company’s action-cam flagship, the Contour+. Having always played second fiddle to the ubiquitous GoPro, Contour is seeking to entice buyers with a slew of new social media and smartphone features to finally put them ahead of the pack.