Posts Tagged ‘gopro’

HTC is Reportedly Building an Action Camera to Challenge GoPro

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Up to this point, HTC has been known as a popular Taiwanese manufacturer of smartphones and tablets. However, the company may soon jump into a completely different market: cameras.

Bloomberg is reporting that the company is planning to launch a waterproof camera designed for capturing extreme sports.
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PowerPole Extends Your GoPro’s Reach While Adding 5x the Battery Life as a Power Source

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There are times when two completely separate products make even more sense when brought together as one. Such is the case for Polar Pro’s PowerPole, a GoPro extension pole with a built-in equivalent of 5 GoPro batteries. Currently in its crowdfunding stage, the Kickstarter has already amassed its funding goal meaning this beast is about to become a reality.
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Ricoh Launches a Shot at GoPro with its New WG-M1 Action Camera

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Ricoh has announced its new WG-M1 action camera, a contender in a booming market currently dominated by GoPro. While the company isn’t new to making rugged cameras geared at outdoorsy types, the WG-M1 brings a new GoPro-style form factor to the WG line that had previous just contained weatherproof compact cameras (e.g. the WG-4 and the WG-20).
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Explorer Captures What It’s Like to Rappel Down Into an Active Volcano

We’ve seen photographers get VERY close to active volcanoes and lava flow — be it from air, land or sea — but explorers Sam Cossman and George Kourounis take the unbelievably hot cake with their recent expedition to the bottom of the Marum Crater, an active, incredibly dangerous volcano found in the Republic of Vanuatu. Read more…

Puppy POV: This is the Kind of Joyous Footage You Can Expect Out of GoPro’s ‘Fetch’ Mount for Dogs

A little over a week ago, GoPro announced its first dedicated dog camera mount, and we’ll be honest… we were kind of surprised at how excited everybody got about it. Surprised, that is, until we saw the video above. Because if this is the kind of smile-inducing footage you can expect from a fetch mount, then sign us right up!
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Sony’s New ‘Fun Size’ Action Cam Mini Packs the Same Punch in Two-Thirds the Size

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GoPro may rule the roost in the action cam market, but they aren’t the only ones with their hand in the basket. Sony makes a lineup of action cams as well, and today they’ve announced their latest adventure seekers camera, the Sony Action Cam Mini: a fun-sized version of the AS100v that packs just as much power into just two-thirds the size. Read more…

Boy Squirrel Confuses Camera for Girl Squirrel… Happy Hump Day

It’s Wednesday, or as our camel friend from GEICO would call it, ‘Hump Day,’ and if you need a little bit of a laugh, this squirrel is more than happy to provide it. Some, particularly the poor camera, might even call him over-eager. Read more…

GoPro Captures What It’s Like to Be Hunted by a Bald Eagle, Gets Taken for a Ride

Ever wonder what a small mammal sees in its last moments of life before a bald eagle (we’ll call it: ‘Murica) swoops down out of nowhere and snatches it away? We’re sure that question haunts your every waking moment, but it doesn’t have to anymore, because ‘Murica finally joined the many other animals who’ve taken a liking to GoPros they find lying around. Read more…

GoPro Rolls Out Field Guide Tutorial Series to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Action Cam

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Really want to get the most out of your new GoPro? You’re in luck, because GoPro recently turned to their own in-house production team and asked them to create a series of tutorials called the GoPro Field Guide.

This collection of videos — made by the same guys who follow some of the top extreme athletes in the world around and film their insane antics — will help you get the hang of that little action cam and really take advantage of everything it can do. Read more…

GoPro Debuts Its First Dedicated Dog Mount

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GoPro has just launched its first ever dedicated dog mount. Called the ‘Fetch’ mount, this unique harness system allows you to officially and easily attach up to two GoPros to your pooch and capture the playtime shenanigans from their point of view. Read more…