There were plenty of interesting announcements at Google I/O this year, but none had my head spinning quite like GoPro’s 16-camera, 360-degree virtual reality capture rig. This week, the company made the device official by giving it its own landing page on the GoPro site and by officially naming it the Odyssey. More →
The rise of action cameras from companies like GoPro has flooded the Internet with footage that would have been impossible for most people to capture just a few short years ago. Thanks to popular cameras like the GoPro HERO4, the world can enjoy first-person video as if each viewer was him or herself.
Sometimes, GoPro videos give us fascinating footage of exciting adventures. Other times, GoPro videos can be terrifying — and such is the case with a video recently posted on YouTube by amateur car racer Tim Bucklin. More →
Amazon’s daily lightning deals put thousands of items on sale every day, and the BGR deals team has found something for almost everyone today. We have done the handwork and rounded up some sweet, albeit time-sensitive deals for the mobile user, and even the photographer in your family. More →
Don’t let the summer doldrums bring you down. This tech gear will liven up any beach excursion and make you want to soak up the rays for even longer. This year, GoPro released a new beach-worthy action cam called the Session while there’s a brand new paddleboard that inflates in minutes. There’s even a new Bluetooth speaker that looks like a rock you found on the shore. Basically, your gadgets don’t have to stay in an office, in your car, or the hotel room – they can hit the beach with you. More →
Because GoPro’s camera weren’t small enough already, the company has decided to shrink its product once again with the GoPro Hero4 Session. It’s 50% smaller and 40% lighter than the flagship Hero4 Black and Silver cameras, but still maintains the high image quality and performance you expect from a GoPro device.
These days, if you’re looking to capture some extreme sports action, whether it be Base Jumping or even surfing, you’d be hard pressed to find a better solution than a GoPro camera. Indeed, GoPro cameras are seemingly everywhere these days, even showing up during yesterday’s Google I/O presentation in the form of a virtual reality rig comprised of 16 GoPro cameras.
So while GoPro gets the job done today, what did the adventure seekers of yore do to capture their death defying and adrenaline pumping feats of grandeur? Well, they worked with the tools they had at the time and opted to attach bulky and unwieldy cameras to their helmets.
Virtual reality was one of Google’s most interesting Google I/O 2015 topics, as the company took its VR game to a whole new level. In addition to detailing its VR plans on stage, the company also helped various filmmakers use the new Jump technology to create some immersive videos that look absolutely incredible. More →
Google on Thursday unveiled a variety of interesting new products and initiatives at Google I/O 2015, including Android M, Google Now, Google Photos, which will be available to users in the near future. But the company also took the wraps off its new major virtual reality plans, revealing a secret weapon that will help it offer users amazing immersive VR experiences.
Let’s face it: Most people who buy GoPro cameras probably aren’t leading the exciting lives that we see in GoPro’s promotional videos. YouTube user Braziliandanny recently wore his GoPro all day while doing his incredibly boring office job and made a hilarious compilation video that shows just how boring day-to-day existence can really be. More →
The versatile GoPro camera never ceases to amaze us, as the tiny gadget lets users capture all sorts of interesting moments that might otherwise go unrecorded. We have already seen some impressive clips recorded with the popular gadget – check out our GoPro hub to see some of them – but we’re hardly done finding remarkable GoPro videos. Such is the case with this incredible one-hour GoPro clip recorded in outer space. More →
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 →
We recently saw a $250,000 Lamborghini Huracan crash at 200 MPH, and a second recent video showed a ridiculous 2,000-hp Lamborghini Gallardo crashing into a pond after the driver lost control. Now, it’s time for a much less depressing Lamborghini video.
Late last month, Underground Racing’s tuned twin turbo Lamborghini Gallardo set a world record for the fastest time reaching by a street car during a standing half mile, and thankfully for us, the car’s ridiculous record-smashing run was caught on video for all to enjoy. More →