The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best. Read More >>

A Simple Trick to Keep Your GoPro Footage Steady

GoPro is the bestselling camera in the world because you can take the tough sucker anywhere. Just mount it on your surfboard/snowboard/bicycle and it'll snag back fisheye footage for your bragging video. Handholding a GoPro, however, yields shaky results. Read More >>

Sony's Latest Action Cam Has an Awesome Wrist-Mounted Controller

So far, Sony's Action Cams have failed to make a significant challenge to the GoPro: the challenger just isn't a better product. But the company bets that if it can develop enough cool accessories and mounts for its Action Cam line, maybe—just maybe—it'll find its market. And we gotta say, the optional wrist-mounted controller for Sony's latest AS100V action cam is a neat idea. Read More >>

How the GoPro Became the Best Selling Camera In the World

The GoPro is an amazing action camera that lets people record extreme sports, daredevil feats, and other spectacles. Just a few years ago it would have been impossible. But now it has become the best selling camera in the world. Read More >>

GoPro Studio 2.0 Hands-On: Easier, Awesomer Videos

GoPro, the Q-Tips of action cameras, recognised a problem. People are shooting tonnes of footage with their cameras, but are then letting it languish away on a dusty old hard drive, unseen and unedited. The California company is hoping to help correct that with new mobile apps and desktop editing software. Read More >>

Sony Action Cam Redux: Let's Try Again, This Time With Built-In GPS

Exactly a year ago, Sony dove into the GoPro-like adventure camera market only to leave us wanting a little more from its tiny Action Cam. The new AS30V comes with a few new features, including GPS connectivity and higher-resolution 12-megapixel stills. Is that enough to finally make Sony's Action Cam a real competitor? Read More >>

Garmin's Virb Action Camera Is Loaded -- For a Price

Garmin's new Virb action camera enters a crowded market with good options at the top like the GoPro Hero3 Black Edition and a myriad of also-rans. It's a little late to the game, but it's got enough features that you might consider it against the alternatives. Read More >>

How to Get Better Action Cam Footage

Action cameras seem simple enough. Strap it to your head, hit record, and go, right? While that's essentially true, your video may not turn out like the ones you see the pros making. So we wrangled up some of them up at Winter X Games, and got some simple, easy to incorporate tips that'll kick your next video up a notch or two. Read More >>

GoPro's Rugged New Hero3 Films 4K Video

Despite Contour offering some stiff competition of recent time, think of an action cam, and the name GoPro probably comes to mind. The company is trying to cement that reputation with the Hero3, which claims to be smaller, lighter and record better quality footage than its predecessor. Read More >>

Contour+2: Can this New Action Camera Finally Dethrone the GoPro?

The Contour+2 is an upgraded version of the company's action-cam flagship, the Contour+. Having always played second fiddle to the ubiquitous GoPro, Contour is seeking to entice buyers with a slew of new social media and smartphone features to finally put them ahead of the pack. Read More >>

Sony's New GoPro Killer Might Be the Most Badass Action Cam We've Ever Seen

Sony might just have one-upped every other action camera out there by jamming the best features of all into a three-ounce package including battery. So small. And yet so powerful! Read More >>

JVC's Tiny HD Action Camera Looks Like a Freaking Tank

JVC's new GC-XA1 ADIXXION action camera is loaded, combining the best features of the competition into a compact, everything-proof package. No extra add-ons to buy. Is this the most-powerful action footage weapon yet? Read More >>

The Best Action Camera

Action cams have always sounded great. Just strap them to a bike, a surfboard, a car, or a helmet, and record a ride from the daredevil's POV. Now they're getting fancy, with full 1080p HD recording, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. So which is the right one to capture your classic runs and epic wipeouts? Read More >>


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