Cameras Reviews and News


Sony Action Cam

The POV sport camera companies, such as GorPro, Drift Innovations, Contour and Replay have had the market to themselves, but the big boy’s, including JVC and Sony are stepping into fold. Sony had their new Action Cam video cameras on display at the show, and the camera comes in two models, the HDR-AS15 with built-in Wi-Fi, […]

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Contour Contour+2 Video Camera

Contour is here with their latest! And it’s a good thing there’s someone competing with the GoPro domination as consumers will suffer with overpaying for product and lack of features if there’s no competition. The biggest benefit of Contour is it feels like a real camera. It’s an electronic device that has a machined case, […]

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Replay XD 1080 Review

The POV sports camera has gotten to be very competitive and highly innovative, with all of the companies, including GoPro, Replay, Drift Innovation and Contour, trying to outdo each other.  A few large camera companies, including JVC and Sony are also entering the market, so things are about to get very interesting. The XD1080 is […]

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EPIC Carbine HD

1080P Camera with Nano Technology (San Diego, CA) July 2012 – EPIC Cameras expands its line of wearable adventure cameras with the new EPIC Carbine HD. With the ability to record in stunning 1920×1080 High definition, the EPIC Carbine HD captures all the action with sharp, high-definition video and crisp, clear audio. The EPIC Carbine […]

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JVC Unveils Adixxion Camcorder

New JVC Adixxion Camcorder Ready for Action GC-XA1 action cam is water/shock/dust/freeze-proof A new “action camera” announced today by JVC offers unmatched versatility right out of the box, with standard features that have JVC’s new GC-XA1 ADIXXION camcorder ready to capture the fun in most any situation. Quick Facts JVC GC-XA1 Adixxion action cam – […]

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GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac and Remote Available Now

GoPro® Celebrates Launch of Wi-Fi BacPac™ and Wi-Fi Remote with Short Film: “New York City” World Renowned Skateboarder, Ryan Sheckler, Captures Personal “Streets of New York” Experience with 50 Wi-Fi Enabled GoPro Cameras Half Moon Bay, CA (June 4, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile cameras and producer of some of […]

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Review: GoPro HD HERO2

The new GoPro HD HERO2 has quite a few excellent features on top of its already outstanding functionality, the most prominent being the 11 megapixel sensor, which is accompanied by a sharper glass lens, both of which result in photos and videos with increased clarity and sharpness, and more vibrant and realistic colors. The UI […]

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POV Camera Shootout – GoPro, Drift, Contour

GoPro Hero HD Vs Drift Stealth FX Until recently, if you wanted to make a movie of your mountain bike excursions you had to either advance to professional level where people paid you to put your skills on video, or shell out big bucks for a high end unit by the likes of Sony, Nikon […]

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Contour+ Camera Review

The Contour+ is a small, light and compact video camera, that is easy to use and includes the capability to do GPS Video Mapping. It has an excellent usage factor, combining a mechanical start/stop recording slider, loud and distinct indicator beeps for mode changes, a 270° rotatable lens and uses a Bluetooth connection to a […]

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Best Mountain Bike Gifts: POV Cameras

Welcome to the Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below […]

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Review: GoPro HD HERO 2

GoPro released the new HD HERO2 on Monday, but I got to spend some quality time with the camera over the past couple weeks, and I am pretty impressed. The HD HERO2 has quite a few new features, the most prominent being the addition of an 11 megapixel sensor and a wholly upgraded user interface […]

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GoPro Launches HD HERO2 Camera

GoPro Launches HD HERO2 Camera Announces Wi-Fi Remote Control and Video Streaming 2x More Powerful in Every Way, The HD HERO2 Democratizes Professional Image Capture and Broadcast with Support for Remote Control and Live Video Streaming from Virtually Anywhere to the Web Half Moon Bay, CA (October 24, 2011) – GoPro today announced the release […]

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Drift HD Camera: Smaller and Smarter

Smaller and Smarter: Drift Unveils New Drift HD Point of View Camera 07.26.2011– Point of view cameras are one of today’s hottest commodities in countless markets and demographics. The growth trend has invigorated camera technology advancements, recorded the most extreme events in history and firmly established bragging rights in action sports communities. Drift, an innovative […]

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Replay XD1080 Video Camera

Replay XD1080 Full HD is Now Smaller & Lighter Replay XD Unveils the New XD1080 HD Action Video Camera, Packed with Pro-Shooter Features & Easy to Use Controls in a Bulletproof Body Newbury Park, Calif. (July, 2011) – Full HD is now Smaller, Lighter and Smarter. Introducing the all-new, radically different Replay XD1080. Starting with […]

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GoPro Launches 3D HERO System

GoPro Launches 3D HERO® System; World’s Smallest 1080p 3D Camera. Professional Quality at a Consumer Price. Innovative Modular Design Enables Consumers to Combine two 1080p HD HERO Cameras to Create Professional Quality 3D Camera System. April 4, 2011 – Half Moon Bay, Calif. – GoPro, the world’s leading activity camera company, today announced the availability […]

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GoPro Battery BacPac Available for HD Camera

GoPro Releases the Battery BacPac™ – Removable Long Runtime Battery and Charger Module for 1080p HD HERO Camera 5+ Hours of Video and Time-lapse Photo Recording Now Possible on 1080p HD HERO Camera March 2, 2011 – Half Moon Bay, Calif. – GoPro, the world’s leading wearable and gear mountable camera company, today announced the […]

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GoPro LCD BacPac for HD HERO camera

GoPro­® Launches the LCD BacPac™ Detachable LCD Screen for 1080p HD HERO® Camera The first of several removable expansion modules for industry leading HD HERO camera. February 1, 2011 – Half Moon Bay, Calif. – GoPro, the world’s leading wearable and gear mountable camera company, today announced the availability of the LCD BacPac, a detachable […]

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Contour unlocks Bluetooth chip in ContourGPS

Contour Turns Your Mobile Phone into a Live Viewfinder for its ContourGPS Camera 01.05.2011– (Seattle, Wash.) – Contour, a market leader in hands-free video cameras, is announcing a new feature for its award winning ContourGPS model: Bluetooth. Already the first hands-free video camera to capture speed and location in real-time, Contour is unveiling a built-in […]

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GoPro HD Hero 960 – Reviewed

GoPro HD Hero 960 – Reviewed The GoPro HD is not exactly new news. In fact, as of the date of this article, it’s the most popular point of view camera in the field. This ubiquitous square box is seen on helmets, on chests, on bikes, cars, plane, trains and automobiles. However, GoPro hasn’t sat […]

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Drift HD170 point of view camera – videos- Lee Lau

Drift HD170 point of view camera – videos- Lee Lau INTRODUCTION One of the newer entries in the High-definition video point of view wearable camera game; Drift Innovation’s HD170 camera has the best quality video of any camera presently in the market. Although the stock included mounts are not as flexible as one might want […]

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Drift Innovations HD170 Review

The Drift Innovations HD170 is a rugged outdoor sports video camera, that is easy to use. It has an excellent usage factor, combining loud indicator beeps for mode changes, a fully rotatable lens and a useful LCD screen, that does horizontal alignment and recorded viewing. The camera records high definition video resolutions of 720p and […]

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ContourHD 1080p Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com The ContourHD 1080p is a small, light and compact video camera, that is easy to use. It has an excellent usage factor, combining a mechanical start/stop recording slider, loud and distinct indicator beeps for mode changes, a 180 degree rotatable lens and a superb dual Laser leveling feature for horizontal […]

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GoPro HD HERO Review

  The longingly anticipated GoPro HD HERO was released early this year, and I have gotten around 6 months of testing experience with the camera. It brings a lot of unique features to the table, such as its waterproof and durable housing, and an incredible assortment of attachment accessories, such as the best quick release […]

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GoPro HD preview and first video "in the wild"

Summary of the review We’re stoked to be the first people to get their hands on the new GoPro HD Hero cameras. GoPro HD Heros are the first video cams from GoPro that shoot at full 1080P resolution. GoPro bypassed the whole 720p era and jumped right to 1080P at an amazing price. The GoPro […]

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