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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 >>

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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 >>

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14 Boring Things GoPro Makes Awesome

Most of us will never do a McTwist like Sean White or catch a wave like Kelly Slater. But that doesn't mean we can't partake in the joys of a good action cam. Here are some of our favourite examples of GoPro making the little things—okay, the totally mundane things—a billion times better: Read More >>

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Ride Along as a Madman Drives a Snowmobile Off the Edge of a Mountain

If there's one thing the popularity of GoPro cameras have given mankind, it's the ability to enjoy near-death experiences from a safe and comfortable remote vantage point. Like Erik Roner, who was kind enough to strap a couple of GoPros on as he drove a snowmobile off the edge of a cliff so we can all experience what it's like to almost end our lives prematurely. Read More >>

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What a First-Person View of a Lightsabre Duel Looks Like

The video of a GoPro First-Person Vader duel is made by The Stunt People, and is a follow up to the one they made earlier. [The Stunt People via The Awesomer] Read More >>

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Ride Along With a Wing Walker and Be Extra Thankful For Your Safe, Safe Job

After watching this terrifying footage of a wing walker precariously climbing out of their seat and onto the top of a plane, you'll never complain about your crappy job ever again. You'll also probably wonder how this particular hobby ever came about. Even the Wright Brothers—the first people to fly—believed in seats and restraints. It's a terrifying and ridiculous stunt, even if it makes for some awesome GoPro footage. Read More >>

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A Baby Riding a Skateboard with a GoPro Is Basically Why We Invented Technology

Not much to say here, really. This is a baby named Ava riding a skateboard in Santa Monica and Venice Beach, LA. She's great, this is great, all babies on skateboards are probably great. [Twitter] Read More >>

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What Happens When You Try to Skydive With an Umbrella

Mary Poppins flew with a magical umbrella, but can you actually soar with one real life? Pretty much — provided you have the right umbrella, which pro skier Eric Roner did. He captured the crazy feat captured with a GoPro (Hero 3). Read More >>

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This Is What It Would Look Like to Actually Be Darth Vader Slicing Up a Jedi

Ever wondered what it would be like, first-person-style, in a battle between Darth Vader and a Jedi? Wonder no more, because you can now watch Vader death grip some hapless lightsabre wielder through his own two eyes. Brilliant. Read More >>

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Water Jetpacks Are Another Perfect Use of GoPro

Forget for a second that today you bundled up so much you felt like the nerdy kid in Little Giants who wore a foam suit for pads. Filmed with GoPros, this video of guys using flyboard water jetpacks will help take your mind off things. Read More >>

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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 >>

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This Is What It Looks Like to Be Spiderman in Real Life

Because Peter Parker was a nerd, every geek has wondered what it would be like to be Spiderman. Batman was too rich and good-looking; Superman wasn't from this world, but Spiderman...he was just like us! So if you want to know what ol' Spidey goes through daily, watch this incredible video filmed with a GoPro HD Hero3. Read More >>

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Can Panasonic's A100 HD Action Cam Muscle in on GoPro's Turf?

Panasonic claims its new wearable HD camcorder will be perfect for adrenaline junkies and recreation-seekers alike — but can it compete in a market that's already dominated by GoPro? Read More >>

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This Wacky Angle Makes Trombone-Playing Look Like Bungee Jumping

GoPros are tough little buggers. You can drop one out of a plane and its no worse for the wear. That does mean you always have to go to the extremes, though. CDMVette stuck his GoPro in the relatively un-extreme position of the end of his trombone and the footage is more intense than you might expect. And also just silly. A great combination. [Viral Viral Videos] Read More >>

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GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition Review: One Badass Fixer Upper

Yes, it's action cam season. Sony's entered the market, Contour has updated its line with the Contour+2. But what about the latest from the brand that's come to define the category—the Kleenex of action cams, if you will? Read More >>

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Hiding a GoPro Inside a Bouquet Shows the Wedding from the Bride's Point of View

Here's a freakin' sweet idea for all you future lovebirds: hide a camera inside the wedding bouquet so you can capture the entire wedding through the bride's perspective. You'll end up with a touching first person video of the biggest day of your life. Read More >>

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