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The Osmo Action is DJI’s answer to a GoPro and it’s R1,000 cheaper

Drone and gimbal maker DJI has unveiled its answer to GoPro's action cameras, the Osmo Action.

DJI Phantom 4 — Action Cam of the Year 2016

You used to have to be a qualified 747 pilot to fly a drone without it looking like someone had put a god in charge of the controls, but DJI’s Phantom 4 is so simple that even a dog could do it. Well, maybe a highly trained one. If those paws could operate a touchscreen, Jock could also use the Phantom’s new object-tracking system, which locks the camera onto a particularly gnarly subj...[Read More]

Surprise! Nikon’s made a 4K 360° action cam

Nikon’s best known for making premium DSLRs. It also does binoculars and rifle scopes (true story), but has rarely put its name to dedicated video kit. Until it unveiled the KeyMission 360 at CES. Rather than being a tentative step into the world of GoPro and Garmin, the 4K KeyMission 360 enters the action cam fray with both barrels blazing. It’s a wearable camera that can capture 360°...[Read More]

Hawk’s Eye View – Watch the Birdman hit a horizontal loop with Sony’s action cam

If you want to get our attention, then use Tony Hawk to promote your product. Even if that product isn’t real. So checking out the Birdman’s promotional video for Sony’s Action Cam er… action cam isn’t a hardship because in between the product placement is the Hawk hitting a horizontal loop. You’ll see Tony Hawk setting up what could be the first horizontal loop...[Read More]

GoPro makes action cams even easier to lose with the Session

GoPro has taken the wraps off a new action camera and before you ask, no there is no info on when it will be available in South Africa just yet. But you’re going to want to get your hands on the new GoPro Hero4 Session, the company’s take on a severely compact camera. It’s about half the size of the standard Hero4 models, and lighter to boot, but it features the same video functi...[Read More]

HTC RE action cam is gunning for GoPro

Well, we knew pretty much everything about it weeks ago, but HTC has officially unveiled its new action camera, the RE. Sporting a cylindrical shape that the company says makes it far more comfortable to hold than rivals such as the GoPro, the RE has a built-in grip sensor that can automatically start the recorder rolling when you pick it up. If you prefer to do things the old-fashioned way, a sin...[Read More]

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