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The Tour de France allows GoPros now, and the footage is as insane as you think

Tour de France participants were allowed to strap action cams to their bikes this year. Get ready for some glorious live-action video.


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review

Panasonic’s Lumix GM1 makes the record books for being the smallest Micro Four Thirds camera you can buy. However, its amazing size comes at the expense of performance and…

  • Pros: Extremely compact, lightweight, High-quality LCD screen…
  • Cons: Uneven photo quality, May be too small for some, Weak…

Figure skater, photographer, now game developer, Lisa Bettany keeps on creating

After the success of her app Camera+, Lisa Bettany put the brakes on her high-paced urban lifestyle, moved back to Canada, and refocused on what she really loves: creating.


Could this selfie toaster be the next best thing since sliced bread?

If you don't think selfies have gotten out of control, can we interest you in this selfie toaster that lets you enjoy your own face on a piece of toast each morning?


Update: Blackmagic temporarily slashes price of Pocket Cinema Camera by half

Blackmagic Design, an Australian manufacturer of professional-grade video equipment, is temporarily cutting the price of its Pocket Cinema Camera by half. The Super 16mm camera uses a Micro Four Thirds mount and shoots video in RAW.


Octopus apparently doesn’t want to be filmed, proceeds to dismantle camera

In an encounter with an octopus, a videographer witnessed the creature attempting to dismantle his $15,000 equipment. The filmmaker was able to get his gear back, but not without some struggle.


Epson Workforce WF-3640 review

The WorkForce WF-3640 is one of the first Epson desktop printers to utilize the new PrecisionCore technology, which promises faster speeds and better color quality – and it…

  • Pros: Fast print speed, Very good image quality on plain paper…
  • Cons: More expensive than consumer MFPs, Copying speed could be…

Watch Planet Earth rise above the Moon in this high-def video from space

We are used to seeing the Moon rise into the night sky. But back in 2008, the Japanese lunar orbiter SERENE captured this amazing high-definition video of the Earth rising above the moon.


Japanese artist detained for trying to 3D-print her vagina into a usable Kayak

A Japanese artist, who uses her genitalia as the model and inspiration for her work, is being held by Japanese authorities for violating obscenity laws. The charge? Attempt to crowdfund a "unique" 3D-printed boat.


Pentax XG-1 has a 52x-zoom lens that lets you peer out into space

Ricoh launches the Pentax XG-1, a new superzoom bridge camera with a whopping 52x-zoom lens. Use it to capture wide-angle landscapes or zoom all the way out to capture the night sky.


Put down that drone! FAA cracks down on realtors using aerial drone photos

NRT, the country's largest residential real estate brokerage firm, has instructed all its members to avoid using drones or images shot with drones because the FAA prohibits their use for commercial purposes, including real estate.


New GoPro lens hood keeps stray light away, allows the use of filters

Oncore Design has created a new lens hood for GoPro Hero3 and Hero3+ cameras that keeps stray light away from your video. As a bonus, it also accepts common 37mm filters.


Flying high: Hexo+ autonomous drone tops $1 million in Kickstarter campaign

With just a few days to go, the Hexo+ autonomous drone has topped $1 million in its Kickstarter campaign. The flying machine, which communicates with a user's smartphone to follow and film them, is targeted primarily at action-sports enthusiasts.

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Drone photo contest: Bird’s eye view of a bird’s eye view takes top prize

A National Geographic-sponsored competition for photos taken by drones has turned up some awesome entries, suggesting a whole new genre of photography is here to stay.

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