Camcorders

Flip Video Ultra HD review

Flip Video Ultra HD review

Flip Video carved a niche for themselves with point-and-shoot camcorders, and it's a niche which soon got crowded as rival firms offered their own entry-level devices.  The launch of the Mino HD late last year kicked things into 720p high-definition, while squeezing the camcorder down into a super-pocketable size; now the bigger Ultra model gets its own high-def upgrade, in the shape of the Flip Video Ultra HD.  Is there still a place in the range for the chunkier Ultra HD?  SlashGear set to finding out.

 

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$100k TyphoonHD4 camera shoots world-first barrel wave slo-mo [Video]

$100k TyphoonHD4 camera shoots world-first barrel wave slo-mo [Video]

The BBC have released footage filmed with their $100,000 high-speed HD camera, a modified TyphoonHD4, in advance of their new documentary South PacificThe camera - which is capable of filming in super slow motion and high definition at 20 times the speed of a normal HD camera - was used to record big wave surfer Dylan Longbottom in a 12 foot monster barrel, the first time such footage has ever been filmed.

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Samsung SMX-C14 & SMX-C10 Touch of Color camcorders

Samsung SMX-C14 & SMX-C10 Touch of Color camcorders

Touch of Color was always too slick to be restricted to Samsung's TV ranges, and the company obviously agrees: the new Samsung SMX-C14 and SMX-C10 camcorders get the glossy red accents across their slickly-curved casings.  Announced today, the pair each have Hyper Image Stabilization, 2.7-inch flip-out 230,000 pixel displays, and Samsung's Active Angle Lens which allows for a "more relaxed" shooting angle.

 

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