Snap Inc, creators of Snapchat, have finally made it easy for people to get Spectacles, by offering them through Amazon. The US$129.99 price tag will get you a pair of glasses that capture video from your perspective in the world, freeing up your hands to interact with people, sporting equipment or...
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    Garmin Australia have announced the VIRB 360. While the company is best known for their navigation products, they now have an expanding product line and 360 cameras is a nice fit for them. This product is one with a difference, from all the other 360 cameras on the market....
  • Insta360 Pro is an 8K 360 camera, but it costs US$2,999

    If you’ve ever experimented with 360 cameras you’ll know that the quality even the 4K versions aren’t that great because those pixels are spread across the full 360 sphere. Insta360 has announced a new 8K version that should yield significant resolution necessary to deliver a great experience, whichever direction you...
  • Its time to think twice about grey imports, not always cheaper

    There’s just a hair-width of time left to buy Christmas presents for your family, friends and of course, yourself. Cameras are always popular this time of the year and a quick look at the market shows us that there’s some bargains to be had. You need to understand that...
  • Transparent Screen allows you to text while walking…

    Like me, i’m certain that you have  – on more than one occasion – bowed your head in fierce concentration, and focused on your handset’s display while you’re on-the-go. Whether you’re taking a stroll down the main street of your small, country hometown, or wading through the masses in...
  • Kodak bankrupt. Ignore innovation and see what happens

    What an amazing fall from grace. Kodak, the company that dominated the photography industry for decades has just filed for bankruptcy. A chapter 11 filing doesn’t mean that Kodak will disappear, but it’s an admission things have gone horribly wrong for the company. The idea is to take some...
  • Mostly Photo podcast helps you with that new DSLR

    Rockstar camera chick Lisa Bettany has teamed up with Leo Laporte and the TWiT network to bring you helpful tips and ticks about using digital cameras. One area that tends to be dramatically under-covered is how the transitioning from beginner to pro. While there’s a abundance of topics on...
  • Vidblaster 1.22 has lots of goodies

    Vidblaster is the free software-based live video streaming solution created by Mike Versteeg in the Netherlands. The product continues to improve in every release and has done a great job at listening to the community. The latest update to Vidblaster is version 1.22 and comes with plenty of goodies.....
  • Canon announces 550D

    Canon’s new entry-level DSLR is the 550D which is positioned between the 500D (which I just bought, thanks Canon), and the 50D. Differences between the 500D and the 550D are fairly slim, so I’m not too heartbroken with my purchase. Canon 550D features 18 Megapixels (up from 15.1) Full...
  • Samsung celebrate arrival of dual-LCD camera with competition

    Samsung are giving away 100 of their new Dual-LCD screen ST500 cameras. The competition starts August 20th and runs until September 18th. To get in on the competition you should check out: Facebook page – Tap and Take Australia Twitter – @samsungcapture I’ve not seen or used the camera,...

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