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Sony's ruggedized Cyber-shot TF1 hits this month for $199, we go hands-on

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Looking for a ruggedized stills shooter for your next trip to the slopes? Sony's Cyber-shot TF1 should have you covered, to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. It'll also do just fine with drops in the snow -- it's shockproof to (solid-surface) drops of up to five feet and waterproof to 33...
Sony's ruggedized Cyber-shot TF1 hits this month for $199, we go hands-on

Sony's Action Cam... in action (video)

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We're quite familiar with ruggedized camcorders here at Engadget, be they from GoPro or Contour. However, Sony recently entered the extreme video fray with its Action Cam, and we got the chance to do a little POV recording with one. The videos produced were on par with what we've...
Sony's Action Cam... in action (video)

Contour+2 review: the best consumer helmet camera on the market

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More Info Contour+ helmet cam goes official, bringing 1080p video with wider viewing angle Contour+ vs. GoPro HD Hero2: through the desert and into the skies Contour's new mount, watersports kits help bring its cameras with you in the water, snow or dirt It's been a little while since...
Contour+2 review: the best consumer helmet camera on the market

Miveu intros updated X case that turns your iPhone 5 into a rugged POV camera, we go straps-on

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We've seen rugged cases for iPhones before, even those that claim to give it action-cam credentials. Miveu rolled up to CES and revealed its latest offering that incorporates a wide-angle FOV lens (much like the Mophie) along with a chest mount strap, updated to fit the latest phone from...
Miveu intros updated X case that turns your iPhone 5 into a rugged POV camera, we go straps-on

Mophie Outride ruggedized action case for iPhone hands-on

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Sure, you've been tempted to strap your iPhone to that ski helmet for a homemade action cam solution, but ultimately, you respect Apple's warranty, as limited as it may be. Mophie's new Outride ruggedized case equips your fragile smartphone with a ruggedized shell, protecting the device while also serving...
Mophie Outride ruggedized action case for iPhone hands-on

Sony intros NEX-5R mirrorless camera, wearable Action Cam

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Among a diverse set of introductions at the IFA expo in Germany, Sony previewed two new imaging products: the NEX-5R mirrorless camera and the Action Cam wearable camcorder. The 5R is the latest model in the company's NEX compact-system cameras, integrating a 16.1-megapixel APS-C sensor, a new Bionz engine, and...
Sony intros NEX-5R mirrorless camera, wearable Action Cam

Slickdeals' best in tech for October 17th: Windows 8 Pro, GoPro HD Hero2 and Lenovo IdeaPad U410

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for October 17th: Windows 8 Pro, GoPro HD Hero2 and Lenovo IdeaPad U410

Engadget's holiday gift guide 2012: camcorders and action cams

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Welcome to the Engadget holiday gift guide! Picking presents for friends and loved ones is never a simple task, and with thousands of options for each category, buying technology can be an especially frustrating experience. We're here to help. Below you'll find today's bevy of curated picks, and you...
Engadget's holiday gift guide 2012: camcorders and action cams

Amex Launches Pay By Tweet, Turns Purchases Into Adverts

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American Express has extended its Twitter sync feature to enable customers who have synced their Amex account information with Twitter to also pay for certain products by tweeting purchase hashtags. Amex launched its original Twitter Sync feature last March — to allow customers get discount deals by tweeting offer hashtags....
Amex Launches Pay By Tweet, Turns Purchases Into Adverts

Sony teases ruggedly handsome 'action camera,' has GoPro in its sights

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It's lights, camera, action cam over at Sony's blog. The company is giving the world a teaser of a new "hi-def wearable video camera" that looks to be an answer to the GoPros and Contours of the world. Sony offered up a handful of shots, including one of the...
Sony teases ruggedly handsome 'action camera,' has GoPro in its sights
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Mophie OutRide action-cam case for iPhone now available: 170 degrees of Xmas footage for $150

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We took a look at Mophie's OutRide ruggedized action-cam case back at IFA in August, but the month of December notoriously brings many more photo ops. Perhaps that's why the company has chosen to announce availability of the case, which sports a lens capable of 170-degree viewing angles, on...
Mophie OutRide action-cam case for iPhone now available: 170 degrees of Xmas footage for $150

JVC unveils ADIXXION camcorder -- the second X is for 'xxtreme'

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Sony's not the only one looking to edge in on the action camera game ruled by the likes of GoPro and Contour. JVC this morning claims to have "upped the ante" with the GC-XA1 ADIXXION -- and it's a hard point to argue. Let's look at the facts here:...
JVC unveils ADIXXION camcorder -- the second X is for 'xxtreme'

Sony's dog harness action cam mount coming to Japan, countless YouTube clips to follow

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That Action Cam Pet Mount concept sitting cheekily in Sony's booth at CES? It's coming to Japan on April 26th for ¥5,250 (about $53). The mount is compatible with Sony's HDR-AS15 rugged video camera, and it features adjustable straps to fit medium- to large-sized inu. Sony says the lightweight,...
Sony's dog harness action cam mount coming to Japan, countless YouTube clips to follow

Where on Earth will you use Google Glass?

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Like many people, I was intrigued by the recent edict from a Seattle bar banning the not-yet-for-sale, action-cam-equipped Google Glass wearable computer, citing privacy concerns. However, while this article originally intended to highlight other potential locations and situations where Glass will be frowned upon, after speaking with a few...
Where on Earth will you use Google Glass?
Sony to sell camera mount for extreme dogs

GoPro Hero3 action camera hands-on

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GoPro just revealed its new flagship action camcorder, the Hero3, and we managed to get our mitts on one this evening. First things first, the Hero3 is tiny, particularly when considering that it shoots 4K video (albeit at a paltry 12fps), a resolution usually reserved for much larger, cinematic...
GoPro Hero3 action camera hands-on

Sony Action Cam review: a good rugged camera with a few software wrinkles

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Until now, Sony's efforts in the element-stopping sports cam world had largely consisted of handhelds such as the Bloggie Sport HD and the waterproof Handycam. The $200 Action Cam, however, is an all-out hiking-boot-wearing adventurist, with a backpack full of tools and supplies by comparison, that frankly, makes the...
Sony Action Cam review: a good rugged camera with a few software wrinkles

Contour+2 action camera puts waterproof 1080p recording in your pocket for $400

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Just over a year later, Contour has released the Contour+2 camera as the follow up to its Contour+ model. Like its predecessor, the +2 shoots video at up to 1080p and 120fps, though that max frame rate's only available at 480p resolution. It also sports the same rail mounting...
Contour+2 action camera puts waterproof 1080p recording in your pocket for $400
AmEx makes buying as easy as tweeting

American Express links with Twitter: Will security risks sink this buy-by-Tweet experiment?

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Social commerce is about ease. And what’s easier than using a hashtag to make a purchase? Today American Express, in conjunction with Twitter, is launching a program built on that premise. The idea is simple. American Express partners with a retailer and assigns a hashtag to a physical product. Cardholders...
American Express links with Twitter: Will security risks sink this buy-by-Tweet experiment?

Full review: Sony Action Cam

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Sony is a relative later comer to the burgeoning action camera segment, which is something of a surprise given its heritage as a camera maker and AV in general. The segment leader is undoubtedly GoPro who were inspired by people using standard (but bulky for the purpose) Sony Handycams for...
Full review: Sony Action Cam
Sony's new Action Cam rugged cameras go straight for GoPro's bread and butter

Mophie Outride review: action-cam case for iPhone can't replace dedicated shooters

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Over the years, Mophie has become synonymous with extending the iPhone's battery life. The outfit's range of battery-filled iPhone cases has garnered rave reviews across the industry, and even I religiously used one on an iPhone 3G. In more recent days, the company has cautiously expanded into a few...
Mophie Outride review: action-cam case for iPhone can't replace dedicated shooters

GoPro HD Hero3 Black Edition review: taking action cam quality to the next level

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More Info GoPro's new Hero3 is lighter, faster, higher res and has WiFi, comes in three flavors starting at $199 GoPro Hero3 action camera hands-on GoPro lets all Hero3 owners in on iOS, Android fun with updated app, firmware GoPro's lineup of mount-anywhere cameras has been dazzling extreme sports...
GoPro HD Hero3 Black Edition review: taking action cam quality to the next level

Hands-on with Liquid Image's Ego Mini action cam at CES Unveiled

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GoPro ain't the only name in the action camera game, and here at CES Unveiled we've just got a look at Liquid Image's latest mountable cam -- the Ego Mini. It shoots 1080p video at 30 fps or 720p at 60 fps, and is WiFi enabled, so you can...
Hands-on with Liquid Image's Ego Mini action cam at CES Unveiled

Sony's tiny ruggedized Action Cam gets official with 16MP Exmor R, WiFi, $199+ price tag (hands-on)

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Remember that itsy bitsy GoPro competitor we spotted at Sony's CE Week booth earlier this summer? Well, it's gearing up for an official release late next month. Dubbed Action Cam -- a fitting name given that it'll live mounted anywhere from sky diving helmets to downhill skis -- it'll...
Sony's tiny ruggedized Action Cam gets official with 16MP Exmor R, WiFi, $199+ price tag (hands-on)

Sony's Action Cam Pet Mount concept may lead to man's best YouTube videos

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It's just a concept, sure. But if it means more dog's eye view videos are destined for YouTube, we whole-heartedly support Sony's Action Cam Pet Mount.Filed under: Cameras, SonyComments...
Sony's Action Cam Pet Mount concept may lead to man's best YouTube videos

American Express lets cardholders use hashtags to buy things on Twitter

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Today American Express announced that it would sync with Twitter in a deal that would utilize the purchasing power of hashtags. For those AmEx cardmembers that sync up their eligible cards and use special hashtags, they can purchase AmEx gift cards along with products from Amazon, Sony, Urban Zen, and...
American Express lets cardholders use hashtags to buy things on Twitter
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