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Kogan compares itself to GoPro, but is what’s on offer really comparable?

We’re always up for a good comparison, and being techies, take pride in knowing what we know, so is Kogan’s announcement of an action camera really proof that the Aussie e-tailer is taking on GoPro, or is it a poorer cousin?

2:31 pm 21/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC all about the selfie with the Eye, gets into action with the “Re”

Self-portrait photos are all the rage, but are two megapixels really enough? That’s the question HTC is trying to find an answer to with the Desire Eye, a smartphone packing dual 13 megapixel cameras, announced this week alongside an interesting little camera.

1:47 pm 10/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Toshiba embraces action with its Camileo action camera

GoPro practically set the action camera world on fire, and now everyone is getting in on the fun, with Toshiba joining in with its own model that looks like it can even take the same accessories.

1:10 pm 08/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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GoPro hits fourth-gen, offers up 4K for filmmakers

Surfers, snowboarders, kayakers, adventurers, and anyone who wants to film their exploits with a tiny camera will soon be able to do in a quality better than Full HD, as GoPro gears up for true 4K with its 30fps friendly GoPro Hero4 black.

11:13 am 30/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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SanDisk goes bigger, faster for new SD and microSD cards

SanDisk has chimed in this week to offer more storage and more speed for said storage if you need it, and since we’re all taking lots of photos, there’s a good chance you do.

4:50 pm 24/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Hands-on with Go Pro’s dog-camera mount

Ever wonder what your dog sees? GoPro is letting you see it for yourself, and we’re going hands— err, paws on with its dog mount.

1:38 pm 24/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Panasonic makes a pocket friendly mirrorless with the GM5

Mirrorless cameras may well be on the way to replacing digital SLRs, but they’re not there yet. One area where compact systems have the ability to be better is that whole “compact” thing, and Panasonic’s upcoming GM5 looks to be there in a big— err, small way.

12:01 pm 18/09/2014 By Staff writers
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Samsung goes big with a new mirror-less: the 4K-ready NX1

Mirror-less cameras tend to be small and portable, but not everyone is after that. Some people want big, bulky, and capable of taking a beating, and that looks like what Samsung is gearing up for with a new camera announced at Photokina.

5:04 pm 16/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Panasonic outs a Lumix phone — yes, we said phone

Overseas, there’s a bunch of things happening in the world of cameras, with Photokina on in Germany showcasing all that’s new in the world of cameras and digital cameras, and one of the important things happening is actually a phone.

12:28 pm 16/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Canon brings power to pockets in the G7X in 2014, and a new 65x superzoom

As Photokina starts up in Germany — the international camera specific equivalent of CES or IFA — Canon is up with a couple of announcements for consumers, and whether you like lots of power or lots of zoom, there’s something for you.

12:25 pm 16/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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