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CES 2014: Samsung GALAXY Camera 2


white compact camera with lens extending from body

Samsung starts the year with the GALAXY Camera 2 which reminds us that while we like our phone and love our cameras, it's great when the phone's app and camera's strengths are housed in a single device.

What runs the GALAXY Camera 2 is a 1.6GHz Quad Core processor with 2GB of RAM, and for the images, a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor.

Find the One Video Rental You Want - But Where?


DVD is up in flame and melted on black coals
Video rental is one concept that I can firmly say is undergoing great change in my lifetime. I know I'll relate to many people that have shelves full of VHS movies, and engage some that have seen the progression of video on tape to where it is today. As for today's teens and children, a little perspective on where video rental has come from.

Review: Woxom Slingshot Stabilizes Your Mobile Video Shots


Review: Woxom Slingshot Stabilizers your Mobile Video Shots
I don't care how much of a video nut you are, everyone can agree that the best camera is the one you have. So if all you have is your smartphone, you'd be smart to keep the Woxom Slingshot within arms reach. If you've ever shot mobile video, you know that holding a cell phone without introducing unwanted wobble and pivot is extremely difficult. With that, the purpose of this product is clear: to make it easier to hold your phone still with one hand.

More Than Cute Cat Videos: Socialcam Review


More Than Cute Cat Videos: Socialcam Review

Socialcam is a new video app for the Apple iPhone and Google Android operating systems that streamlines video sharing among social media communities Facebook and Twitter. The app also allows you to configure accounts from YouTube, Posterous, Tumblr, and Dropbox for additional online sharing options. Socialcam can best be described as for video, and comes packaged with assorted filter presets that make your mobile phone videos look notably more professional and arguably more hip. This article reviews the iPhone version of the app.

Consumer Gear Highlight: Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee


Consumer Gear Highlight: Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee
Shooting video with cell phones is becoming increasingly popular nowadays. Technology has made integration of many devices into the mobile phone possible, the most prominent being the camera. Todays smart phones have high resolution cameras which allow users to make high quality videos. However, these smart phones are not specialized video making equipment and video is bound to be affected with camera shakes. The Steadicam Smoothee is the solution to this problem. Designed by Tiffen, the Smoothee is a handheld camera stabilizer that allows a user to make shake free videos while maintaining the mobility of shooting with a mobile phone. Camera holder is designed for Apple iphone 4 and 4S. A separate holder is also available for iphone 3GS. The phone is inserted into the camera holder which is then fixed on to the Smoothee for shooting.

Where Do You Draw the Line Between Professionalism and Fun?


Where Do You Draw the Line Between Professionalism and Fun?
I love shooting video. I love achieving perfect composition and capturing great sound. It's really satisfying to bounce light around for perfect exposure. When I'm traveling with family and friends, it's important to me that we take home some great images that capture the moment. The problem is, I have a really hard time stepping away from the action to set up my gear. Like many shooters, I've come to the conclusion that in order to find that sweet spot between enjoying the moment, and capturing the moment, sacrifices need to be made.

A Brief Look Into Video Editing for Mobile Devices


A Brief Look Into Video Editing for Mobile Devices
Video making has never been more accessible than in todays mobile world. Almost every digital device, from music players to smart phones, can shoot video. With the increase in video capture, we have also seen a growth in video editing software, especially for mobile devices. We took a walk around the Internet and found quite a few video editing apps.

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