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Vimeo for iPhone updated with easier video creation

Vimeo for iPhone updated with easier video creation

Vimeo has released a new app for iPhone, allowing users to film their own videos and upload them while on the move, as well as browse through the video library. The free app, v3.0, introduces a new tab-based UI for easier navigation between the new Feed view, video searches, and the Watch Later queue; it's also possible to shoot videos within the app, and then upload them in the background.

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Samsung HMX-F90 camcorder forgets convergence and 1080p

Samsung HMX-F90 camcorder forgets convergence and 1080p

What's that you say, you want to capture moving pictures but not with too much quality? Well step right up, sir, and take a gander at Samsung's new HMX-F90, promising the simplicity of a standalone camcorder and the head-scratchingly-confusing absence of resolution higher than what you'd expect from a mid-tier smartphone. That's right, the HMX-F90 tops out at 720p HD, rather than the 1080p we're more used to seeing, though you do at least get a whopping 52x optical zoom for your money.

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Sony unveils F5 and F55 CineAlto 4k camcorders

Sony unveils F5 and F55 CineAlto 4k camcorders

Sony has announced the arrival of its two new high-end 4k camcorders, the PMW-F5 and the PMW-F55, which it says is to fill the gap between its PMW-F3 and F65 cameras. These camcorders are aimed at the professional market, and are obvious competitors to the likes of RED. No price yet, but considering that the F65 costs $65,000, it's safe to assume these camcorders are beyond most budgets.

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Blackmagic Cinema Camera delayed after sensor glitch

Blackmagic Cinema Camera delayed after sensor glitch

Blackmagic Design's innovative Cinema Camera has been hamstrung by flaws in the sensor glass, forcing the company to freeze preorder shipments and re-manufacture them with new, fixed components. Initial supplies of the Cinema Camera had been ready to ship a month ago, but failed production testing after blemishes on the sensor marred the final video. After some investigative digging, CEO Grant Petty says, a series of problems were identified at the sensor supplier.

 

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Looxcie HD video cam streams live video

Looxcie HD video cam streams live video

Looxcie has announced a new video camera called the Looxcie HD that can record full HD resolution video and has integrated Wi-Fi. Thanks to that integrated Wi-Fi, the camera can stream live video to Facebook at 480p resolution. That means you can share whatever it is you're doing with friends in real time.

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Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

I'm sure almost everyone out there is familiar with the name Polaroid. If you grew up in the 80s, someone you knew had one of those Polaroid instant cameras that spit photographs out the front. Polaroid and Sakar have announced a new line of easy-to-use and compact camcorders, including one of the world's thinnest and lightest full HD resolution units.

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Sony NEX-VG900 full-frame Handycam and NEX-VG30 camcorders debut

Sony NEX-VG900 full-frame Handycam and NEX-VG30 camcorders debut

Sony has revealed a pair of new Handycams, including the full-frame NEX-VG900 and its more compact APS-C NEX-VG30 sibling, for pro-videographers with a sub-$3k budget. The Sony NEX-VG900 packs a 24.3-megapixel Exmor sensor - the same resolution as the RX1 and roughly 40x the size of most consumer camcorder sensors - and grabs both 24-megapixel stills and 25p/24p progressive Full HD video as well as the option of 50p recording.

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Hang on, Nokia’s Lumia 920 only records mono video?

Hang on, Nokia’s Lumia 920 only records mono video?

Nokia's Lumia 920 may be focused on photography with its PureView-branded camera, but the Windows Phone 8 handset's Full HD video recording will only store mono sound, despite an advanced microphone array. Detailed specifications shown to SlashGear yesterday confirmed that the Lumia 920 has three of Nokia's special High Amplitude Audio Capture (HAAC) microphones, co-developed by the company for the 808 PureView and delivering audio recording more akin to what the human ear can hear. However, according to Nokia's photography chief, the Lumia 920 won't actually record stereo sound.

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