GoPro Video

A GoPro camera fell from 10,000 feet and this insane video is the result

By on April 6, 2015 at 4:31 PM.

A GoPro camera fell from 10,000 feet and this insane video is the result

Skydiving is a great example of an ideal use for GoPro’s action cameras; for people who don’t care to jump out of a perfectly functional airplane themselves, GoPro footage gives them a fantastic view of what skydiving looks like from the perspective of a diver.

But as it turns out, there’s another way skydivers can capture video from 10,000 feet up that’s even more heart-pounding for viewers. More →

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Apple iPhone Video Camera Patent

How Apple plans to make future iPhone cameras more powerful than ever before

By on March 24, 2015 at 5:51 PM.

How Apple plans to make future iPhone cameras more powerful than ever before

iPhone cameras are already awesome for taking videos — with the right apps and accessories, we’ve seen that they’re good enough to take professional-grade videos. However, Apple is always working on ways to improve its phones’ cameras and a new patent highlighted by AppleInsider shows Apple has some very ambitious plans to give future iPhones the ability to shoot gorgeous videos that deliver higher color accuracy than ever before. More →

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Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy Note 4 Camera

Massive camera shootout pits the Galaxy S6 against the iPhone 6, Note 4, Galaxy S5

By on March 20, 2015 at 12:25 PM.

Massive camera shootout pits the Galaxy S6 against the iPhone 6, Note 4, Galaxy S5

Early reports we’ve read about the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge’s camera are quite good. Now GSMArena has come through with one of its patented smartphone camera shootouts that pits the Galaxy S6 not only against the rival iPhone 6 but also against Samsung’s own Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy S5. The results found the Galaxy S6’s camera offered some significant improvements over the other devices used, although as always there’s still room for improvement. More →

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MacBook Release

Retina MacBook: If you’re worried about performance, check this out

By on March 16, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

Retina MacBook: If you’re worried about performance, check this out

Apple’s most innovative laptop yet is the Retina MacBook the company unveiled during its Spring Forward event last week, and it will be released on April 10th. Not long ago, when discussing potential MacBook performance concerns considering it mobile-grade processor, I said that you shouldn’t be surprised to see the MacBook perform rather well in day-to-day tasks, even though it might not match something like the MacBook Pro.

Further emphasizing that point is a fresh set of Intel Core M benchmarks that indicate the processor can clearly hold its own in many cases. More →

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Galaxy S6 edge Vs. iPhone 6 Plus Camera

Galaxy S6 edge vs. iPhone 6 Plus camera shootout: Samsung’s newest camera is incredible

By on March 16, 2015 at 3:39 PM.

Galaxy S6 edge vs. iPhone 6 Plus camera shootout: Samsung’s newest camera is incredible

The iPhone 6 Plus has been widely acclaimed for its camera, which is seen by many as one of the best you can get on a smartphone. However, Samsung has always shown itself to be a formidable challenger in this realm and its new Galaxy S6 edge may well have the very best camera of all time.

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Smallest Drone In The World

The world’s tiniest drone shows privacy may be dead for good

By on March 5, 2015 at 7:40 PM.

The world’s tiniest drone shows privacy may be dead for good

Privacy seems like such a quaint 20th Century concept, doesn’t it? Unbox Therapy has posted a video of the CX-10 Mini Drone, which is described as the world’s smallest drone and is a definite harbinger of things to come. In other words, it looks like privacy is finally toast. More →

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Galaxy S6 Camera Features

The complete guide to the Galaxy S6’s fantastic camera features

By on March 4, 2015 at 12:46 PM.

The complete guide to the Galaxy S6’s fantastic camera features

Samsung smartphones typically have amazing cameras and the Galaxy S6 is shaping up to be no different. PhoneArena has put together a terrific slideshow of the 10 most important camera features you’ll find in the Galaxy S6 and they should really make anyone who wants a top-notch smartphone camera very excited. More →

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iPhone 6 Vs. Galaxy Note 4 Camera

Pro photographers deliver the final word on which smartphone has the best camera

By on March 3, 2015 at 1:45 PM.

Pro photographers deliver the final word on which smartphone has the best camera

Everyone wants their smartphone to have a killer camera and megapixel counts don’t tell the entire story by any stretch of the imagination. PhoneArena draws our attention to a new survey of photography experts conducted by Teleguru.pl that really looks like the final word on smartphone camera quality for this generation of devices. More →

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Xiaomi YiCamera Vs. GoPro

Xiaomi’s GoPro killer shoots 1080p at 60 fps… and costs just $64

By on March 2, 2015 at 9:00 PM.

Xiaomi’s GoPro killer shoots 1080p at 60 fps… and costs just $64

Xiaomi has made a name for itself by putting out hardware with incredible specs at insanely low prices — witness its $640 49-inch 4K TV if you want just one example. Sister site BGR India points us to Xiaomi’s latest exercise in low-margin madness: A GoPro rival that shoots 1080p video at 60 frames per second and costs just $64. More →

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Apple iPhone Camera Patent

Apple’s clever idea for making your iPhone’s camera even better

By on February 12, 2015 at 10:15 PM.

Apple’s clever idea for making your iPhone’s camera even better

Apple is always looking for ways to improve the iPhone’s camera performance and AppleInsider has stumbled across a new patent that shows Apple has some very clever ideas for making iPhone cameras better than ever. More →

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GoPro Hero4 Slow Motion Video

Watch the very first high-def, 240 FPS footage from a GoPro camera

By on January 29, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

Watch the very first high-def, 240 FPS footage from a GoPro camera

We’ve shared dozens of incredible GoPro videos on BGR over the past year, but thanks to an upcoming firmware update, some of the videos we post in the future are going to be a lot more epic. Gizmodo had a chance to check out a GoPro Hero4 Black update at the Winter X Games over the weekend — an update which allows the Hero4 Black to film at 240 frames per second in 720p resolution. More →

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Video Feedback Loop

Video: The feedback loop created when this guy points a camera at a monitor is mesmerizing

By on January 20, 2015 at 1:32 PM.

Video: The feedback loop created when this guy points a camera at a monitor is mesmerizing

Who would have thought that a simple video of a camera filming the monitor it’s connected to could be so endlessly fascinating? Photographer and YouTuber Jong Chool Do recently posted a video of just that — a camera, pointed at its monitor, moving. It sounds unbelievably boring, but it turned out to be absolutely mesmerizing. More →

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