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It's time to play with VTech's GoPro for kids (hands-on)

It's time to play with VTech's GoPro for kids (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

Tech toy brand VTech has often looked to adult gadget trends for inspiration and the latest to get its attention is the action cam market, like the GoPros of this world. The Kidizoom Action Cam is designed for children from five-years and up and, like... >>

Panasonic Lumix GF7 interchangeable lens camera offers hands-free selfies

Panasonic Lumix GF7 interchangeable lens camera offers hands-free selfies

By 20 January 2015

Panasonic has announced its latest Lumix GF7 compact interchangeable lens camera that's selfie friendly. The Lumix GF7 includes a hands-free selfie mode to get shots with "Soft Skin", "Defocusing" and even "Sliming Mode". Simply flip up the rear screen... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GF7 review: Compact system wants to be your next selfie camera

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GF7 review: Compact system wants to be your next selfie camera

By 20 January 2015

Selfies are a big deal right now and, increasingly, manufacturers are looking for ways to make would-be snappers shun their smartphones for a dedicated camera. The latest camera to jump on this bandwagon is the Panasonic Lumix GF7, the latest interchangeable... >>

Sony Alpha A5100 review: Compact-a-like
4 out of 5

Sony Alpha A5100 review: Compact-a-like

By 19 January 2015

Since Sony dropped its NEX branding and blanketed its compact system camera line with the Alpha brand name, the range has not morphed dramatically, simply divided itself into different schools of thought: those seeking a compact alternative, and those... >>

Fujifilm announces new X-A2, XQ2 and FinePix cameras

Fujifilm announces new X-A2, XQ2 and FinePix cameras

By 15 January 2015

Fujifilm, ever releasing new kit, has just announced its latest cameras that will become available soon in the X-A2, XQ2 and FinePix S9900W/S9800 and XP80. The X-A2 is a high-powered compact system camera for top quality shots from a portable snapper.... >>

Panasonic Lumix GM5 review: Mini system camera has high-end compacts in its sights
4.5 out of 5

Panasonic Lumix GM5 review: Mini system camera has high-end compacts in its sights

By 14 January 2015

Panasonic rules the roost when it comes to dinky compact system cameras, with 2013's Lumix GM1 establishing a strong position in the market. How to update such a seemingly perfect pocketable interchangeable lens camera? Plonk a viewfinder in it and add... >>

Nikon expands compact camera range with Wi-Fi Coolpix S3700, S2900 and L31

Nikon expands compact camera range with Wi-Fi Coolpix S3700, S2900 and L31

By 14 January 2015

Nikon has announced three new members of its Coolpix compact camera range. The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is the leader of the pack, with Wi-Fi and NFC support for connecting to smartphones and tablets, while the S2900 promises a slim body and the L31 is a simple... >>

Watch out GoPro, Apple has plans for its own action camera

Watch out GoPro, Apple has plans for its own action camera

By 14 January 2015

Apple may have its sights set on the mega-popular GoPro camera range with plans to create its own version. A patent has been granted to Apple for a remote-controlled action camera very like the GoPro Hero range. The patent mentions using a watch to control... >>

HTC Re camera now lets you live stream to YouTube and send broadcast links to friends

HTC Re camera now lets you live stream to YouTube and send broadcast links to friends

By 8 January 2015

HTC has announced that its periscope-shaped Re camera will soon stream to YouTube, allowing owners of the device to send live broadcasts to their YouTube channel and connect with viewers from around the world. This new functionality will arrive in the... >>

Samsung NX1 review: The new-age DSLR successor?
4.5 out of 5

Samsung NX1 review: The new-age DSLR successor?

By 8 January 2015

After wrapping up its Pentax clone GX-series DSLR line in 2009, Samsung has spent time furrowing its own path back into the camera market with its NX-series compact system cameras. The latest of which, the Samsung NX1, isn't afraid of going large: it's... >>