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X-Steady Electro handheld rig for action-cams and phones keeps vids silky smooth

X-Steady Electro handheld rig for action-cams and phones keeps vids silky smooth

By Elyse Betters

Everyone knows that smooth footage is the way to go for pro-looking videos.But action-cams are all the rage right now - and even the best in-camera digital stabilisation tricks aren't going to stop your videos of mountain climbing or biking or surfing... Read more

Sony a7S II can record 4K video in ridiculously low levels of light, ISO up to 409,600

Sony a7S II can record 4K video in ridiculously low levels of light, ISO up to 409,600

By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced an S model in its latest a7 compact system camera line-up that is ultra-sensitive so is capable of shooting stills and video in very low levels of light.The Sony a7S II boasts an ISO range of 50-409,600, achieved by a 35mm full-frame... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: Thrashing a Jaguar XF around the track

Pocket-lint Extreme: Thrashing a Jaguar XF around the track

By Luke Edwards

When you're going sideways into a corner in a car worth more than double anything you've ever owned, you'd be forgiven for being nervous.That's the situation we found ourselves in while driving the new Jaguar XF around the Circuito de Navarra in northern... Read more

VR filmmakers can register for a GoPro Odyssey 360-degree shooting rig now, works with Jump

VR filmmakers can register for a GoPro Odyssey 360-degree shooting rig now, works with Jump

By Rik Henderson

GoPro has announced that it will soon be making its first 360-degree virtual reality camera available in limited quantities.The GoPro Odyssey is the camera rig designed to work with the company's collaboration with Google, Jump. It is comprised of 16... Read more

Forget 4K, Canon's new 250MP sensor can read lettering on a plane 18km away

Forget 4K, Canon's new 250MP sensor can read lettering on a plane 18km away

By Luke Edwards

The world of ultra high definition 4K video is starting to spill into homes with more affordable TVs and more streamed content. But it's already outdated thanks to Canon's new 250-megapixel sensor.Canon Japan has developed the 250-megapixel APS-H sensor... Read more

Back from your holidays? How to create an epic photo book

Back from your holidays? How to create an epic photo book

By Pocket-lint Promotion

How was your holiday? Chances are, however splendid it was at the time, that relaxed feeling will fade all too quickly. Still, there are ways to hang on to the memories.Photo books are the modern, classier photo album. And because they’re done professionally,... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX8 review: Viewfinder victory for 20MP compact system camera
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix GX8 review: Viewfinder victory for 20MP compact system camera

By Mike Lowe

It's been almost exactly two years since we last saw a GX-series model – the viewfinder-laden "flat" compact system camera series – in 2013's excellent Lumix GX7. But with the new GX8, we see the shifting focus of Panasonic as a camera company: to... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-10 Mark II enhances line-up with 5-axis image stabilisation

Olympus OM-D E-10 Mark II enhances line-up with 5-axis image stabilisation

By Rik Henderson

Olympus has announced a successor to the OM-D E-10 compact system camera, giving it a Mark II suffix and adding 5-axis image stabilisation to the mix.The OM-D E-10 Mark II will be available in mid-September from £550 for the body alone, up to £800 for... Read more

TomTom Bandit review: Capture action the easy way
4.0 stars

TomTom Bandit review: Capture action the easy way

By Chris Hall

TomTom is diversifying and the Bandit sees the Dutch navigation company move into action cameras. We've seen TomTom lend its name to sat nav and sports devices and there's a nod to GPS experience in the TomTom Bandit, but this is really a foray into new... Read more

Lytro goes open source for VR capture and more

Lytro goes open source for VR capture and more

By Luke Edwards

Lytro, the name behind light field photography, has just generously dished out all its tech to everyone, by becoming open source.This means anyone can now use the Illum camera and first-gen camera smarts to create anything their imaginations allow. This... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: White water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Pocket-lint Extreme: White water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre

By Stuart Miles

"Listen up, or you'll get hurt."Those might not have been the exact words from Rich our raft instructor at the Lee Valley White Water Centre, as team Pocket-lint huddled around him, but it is the main gist of what he had been saying over the last 20... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: Mountain biking

Pocket-lint Extreme: Mountain biking

By Stuart Miles

What's happening around you right now? Turn around and you'll be able to quickly see, however the same might not be the case when you are bombing through the forest on your mountain bike.On a recent trip to Bracknell Forest's MTB trail we used the Kodak... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: Ziplining across Wembley Stadium

Pocket-lint Extreme: Ziplining across Wembley Stadium

By Luke Edwards

Going to Wembley Stadium is an exciting trip on its own. But going, not to watch football but to zipline across the stadium, is even more exhilarating.We were invited to take the plunge across one of the world's most famous football pitches. What better... Read more

E1 is a 4K camera with interchangeable lenses - but it's like the size of a GoPro

E1 is a 4K camera with interchangeable lenses - but it's like the size of a GoPro

By Elyse Betters

A startup camera company has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for what it has described as the world's smallest 4K UHD camera - and the camera itself, which is called the E1, looks pretty amazing.Las Vegas-based Z Camera has unveiled a micro four-thirds... Read more

Leica Q review: The best fixed-lens full-frame compact ever made
5.0 stars

Leica Q review: The best fixed-lens full-frame compact ever made

By Mike Lowe

Leica is one of those brands that's been around for donkeys years, and for good reason: it makes such exceptionally good optics for its high-end M-series rangefinder cameras that it's in a league of its own. But while the photographic elite might wax... Read more

Graava action cam is more like a sensor-loaded smart cam that can edit your vids

Graava action cam is more like a sensor-loaded smart cam that can edit your vids

By Elyse Betters

There's a new camera available that's being billed as an action camera, but it's probably more like a smart camera, because it's equipped with enough technology to record and edit what you might think is memorable.Called Graava, the new action camera... Read more

UK band, Foals, goes 360 with new Virtual Reality music video

UK band, Foals, goes 360 with new Virtual Reality music video

By Stuart Miles

Just as OK Go likes to push the boundaries of what a music video is, English indie rock band, Foals, has launched a 360 spherical video to accompany their new track “Mountain At My Gates”.Rather than use a dedicated 360 camera, like the Kodak PixPro... Read more

Fujifilm X-T10 review: Retro done right
4.5 stars

Fujifilm X-T10 review: Retro done right

By Mike Lowe

Although it might sound like the bad guy from a not-yet-written Terminator movie, the Fujifilm X-T10 is actually the good guy. A very good guy indeed. For this compact system camera is like a watered-down version of its X-T1 bigger brother, albeit without... Read more

4GEE Action Cam review: Live-stream your hardcore action
3.5 stars

4GEE Action Cam review: Live-stream your hardcore action

By Chris Hall

EE is looking to diversify its offering, making a step into action cameras. The aptly named 4GEE Action Cam arrives with the hook that it's connected, tying it into the 4G network and giving you the option to broadcast your adventures direct from the... Read more

Meerkat now lets you livestream from a GoPro: Here's how it works

Meerkat now lets you livestream from a GoPro: Here's how it works

By Elyse Betters

Meerkat doesn't want you using rival live-streaming apps, such as Twitter-owned Periscope, so it needs to come up with new ways to keep users interested, and it's latest attempt is a homerun.It teamed up with GoPro to let you broadcast your action-packed... Read more

GoPro is working on a video-editing mobile app, and it's coming this summer

GoPro is working on a video-editing mobile app, and it's coming this summer

By Elyse Betters

Everyone should have access to a solid video editor on their mobile devices, and in an attempt to meet that demand, GoPro is reportedly launching an app that will let people trim and share clips right from their phones.Tony Bates, GoPro's President, has... Read more

GoPro now lets amateur filmmakers make money off their GoPro videos

GoPro now lets amateur filmmakers make money off their GoPro videos

By Elyse Betters

GoPro is an interesting company.It chiefly makes action cameras, but there's also a side business, in which GoPro is essentially working toward becoming a content company. It has content channels on a variety of platforms, including YouTube and Xbox Live,... Read more

Panasonic Lumix FZ330: Superzoom gets even more serious (hands-on)

Panasonic Lumix FZ330: Superzoom gets even more serious (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

Back in 2012 Panasonic changed the face of superzoom cameras with the Lumix FZ200, a camera offering a super-fast f/2.8 aperture throughout its far-reaching 24-600mm (equivalent) zoom range. That is important for letting in lots of light so the camera... Read more

Nikon Photo Contest 2014 - 2015: These amazing photos/video were the pick of the bunch

Nikon Photo Contest 2014 - 2015: These amazing photos/video were the pick of the bunch

By Rik Henderson

Nikon recently announced the category winners for its annual photography competition and if you flick through the gallery above you will see some quite simply stunning entries from around the world.The competition also recognises video entries these days... Read more

Canon EOS 750D review: Revered mid-ranger
4.0 stars

Canon EOS 750D review: Revered mid-ranger

By Mike Lowe

Canon is testing the water with its latest DSLR cameras. The EOS 750D, which updates the earlier 700D mid-ranger from 2013, is also joined by the ever-so-slightly higher specification 760D, giving more choice to customers. Or just adding more confusion.So... Read more

GoPro goes small with the Hero4 Session

GoPro goes small with the Hero4 Session

By Chris Hall

GoPro has announced its smallest camera yet, the GoPro Hero4 Session. The new camera takes on a smaller cube format and doesn't need a separate waterproof case. It's designed to expand the versatility of the GoPro family, with GoPro saying it's 50 per... Read more

Is there anything better than GoPro footage of a waterskiing squirrel?

Is there anything better than GoPro footage of a waterskiing squirrel?

By Rik Henderson

Want to know how to win the net? Post video of a waterskiing squirrel of course.That's what we have here as GoPro managed to capture Twiggy the squirrel in action during this year's summer X-Games.The Games took place at the beginning of June in Austin,... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G7 review: GH4 junior shows off 4K smarts
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix G7 review: GH4 junior shows off 4K smarts

By Mike Lowe

The camera market has self-saturated. There's so much good kit out there, capable of producing such high quality images, that product updates tend to focus on new features rather than significant core changes to sell themselves. In the case of the Panasonic... Read more

Turn your iPhone or iPad into a full 1-inch 20MP sensor DSLR with the DxO One

Turn your iPhone or iPad into a full 1-inch 20MP sensor DSLR with the DxO One

By Luke Edwards

If you want to enhance your iPhone or iPad camera, its now possible with a direct connecting DSLR equivalent.The DxO One is a small camera attachment that fits into the lightning connector of you iPhone or iPad and lets you use the screen like you would... Read more

Canon PowerShot G3 X: Superzoom packs 1-inch punch of sensor power (hands-on)

Canon PowerShot G3 X: Superzoom packs 1-inch punch of sensor power (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

Compact cameras are getting bigger, beefier and more advanced as the smartphone revolution takes over the lower-end of the market. We've already seen a handful of superzoom models with a 1-inch sensor at their core, but now it's Canon's turn to step up... Read more

Ricoh GR II compact camera brings upgraded processing, large image sensor and smartphone support

Ricoh GR II compact camera brings upgraded processing, large image sensor and smartphone support

By Luke Edwards

Ricoh has taken the wraps of its latest compact camera dubbed the GR II.This compact system camera features a large 16.9-megapixel APS-C size CMOS image sensor for the best possible quality and 1080p video. That's combined with the GR Engine V for processing.This... Read more

17 of the best astronomy photographs that are out of this world

17 of the best astronomy photographs that are out of this world

By Stuart Miles

Just how good do you think you are at taking a picture of the night sky? That's the question thousands asked themselves earlier in the year and soon we will find out whose is the best thanks to the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.The competition,... Read more

Sony super-charges Cyber-shot with RX100 IV and RX10 II

Sony super-charges Cyber-shot with RX100 IV and RX10 II

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced two updates to its high-end compacts, resulting the in the RX100 IV and the RX10 II. The two models expand on the pro features in a pair of already fantastic cameras. The important modifications are to the 1-in type CMOS sensor at... Read more

Sony takes CSC to the next level with the a7R II: Back-illuminated full-frame sensor and 4K video

Sony takes CSC to the next level with the a7R II: Back-illuminated full-frame sensor and 4K video

By Rik Henderson

Sony has upped its compact system camera game, announcing its first mirrorless model that comes with a back-illuminated 35mm full-frame sensor.The Sony a7R II has a 42.4-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and is capable of shooting 4K video. Its... Read more

4GEE Action Cam hands-on: Is livestreaming over 4G going to give GoPro sleepless nights?

4GEE Action Cam hands-on: Is livestreaming over 4G going to give GoPro sleepless nights?

By Rik Henderson

EE chief Olaf Swantee claims that by 2017 EE will sell more connected devices than it currently does smartphones and he could be right, especially on the evidence of the 4GEE Action Cam.It's a 1080p GoPro rival that has the added benefit of being the... Read more

EE launches own 4G-connected 4GEE Action Cam to share live footage over network

EE launches own 4G-connected 4GEE Action Cam to share live footage over network

By Rik Henderson

EE has revealed in a London press event that it will be developing own-brand devices other than phones that fit its 4G connected vision.The first of those is a GoPro style 1080p action camera called 4GEE Action Cam, which will be connected to the company's... Read more

GoPro Hero+ LCD finally adds a rear touchscreen to the entry level action cam

GoPro Hero+ LCD finally adds a rear touchscreen to the entry level action cam

By Rik Henderson

GoPro is finally adding a touchscreen rear LCD screen to a camera at an entry price point. The GoPro Hero+ LCD costs $299.99 (around £196) in the States yet has a touch-enabled display and even features in-camera video trimming capabilities for the... Read more

Google and GoPro's Jump will bring stunning VR video to everyone on YouTube

Google and GoPro's Jump will bring stunning VR video to everyone on YouTube

By Luke Edwards

Virtual reality video is finally about to go mainstream as Google teams up with GoPro. The result is Jump.Jump uses a 16 GoPro Hero4 camera rig to capture 3D video and images for an immersive VR experience.Once the video is shot it takes thousands of... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G7 targets videographers with 4K video capability

Panasonic Lumix G7 targets videographers with 4K video capability

By Mike Lowe

Panasonic is no stranger to 4K video capture, as its flagship Lumix GH4 proved. But now the ultra-high definition feature is trickling down the range, with the new Lumix G7 the latest compact system camera to benefit.The update to the Lumix G6, which... Read more

An emotion-sensing Nikon dog camera mount is now a thing

An emotion-sensing Nikon dog camera mount is now a thing

By Rik Henderson

Ever wondered how good your dog would be at photography? No? Us neither, to be honest. But Nikon has come up with a way of finding out, which piques our interest a little more.Through its Heartography technology concept, Nikon has devised a dog camera... Read more

Loving the retro looks of the Fujilfilm X-T1 CSC but can't afford the price tag? The X-T10 could be for you

Loving the retro looks of the Fujilfilm X-T1 CSC but can't afford the price tag? The X-T10 could be for you

By Rik Henderson

Fujifilm has announced a new entry in its X series of compact system cameras that offers the gorgeous retro looks of its flagship X-T1 and many of the features but at less than half the price.The Fujifilm X-T10 is compact, lightweight and comes with an... Read more

Nikon D7200 review: Enhancing the enthusiast DSLR
4.5 stars

Nikon D7200 review: Enhancing the enthusiast DSLR

By Mike Lowe

As the camera market continues to evolve, the Nikon D7200 wedges itself firmly in the traditional DSLR camp. It's shunned featuring a vari-angle screen like its Canon competitors, such as the 70D or 760D, but does include Wi-Fi and NFC for sharing pictures... Read more

Olympus redesigned its E-M5 Mark II: See the limited-edition titanium model in pictures

Olympus redesigned its E-M5 Mark II: See the limited-edition titanium model in pictures

By Elyse Betters

Olympus is about to launch a new, limited-edition version of the E-M5 Mark II.The retro, high-end camera will be available in a titanium-tinted body that's reminiscent of the original Olympus OM series. It also comes with a OM-D-branded leather strap... Read more

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head.Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... Read more

TomTom Bandit action camera offers 4K capture, motion data, smartphone connectivity

TomTom Bandit action camera offers 4K capture, motion data, smartphone connectivity

By Chris Hall

TomTom has announced its entry into the action cam market with the TomTom Bandit, a camera with a difference.TomTom wants to make capturing your action movies as simple as possible, rethinking the action camera from the ground up, solving problems with... Read more

GoPro is getting into virtual reality, with latest acquisition of French firm Kolor

GoPro is getting into virtual reality, with latest acquisition of French firm Kolor

By Elyse Betters

GoPro has announced it's buying Kolor, signaling it is getting into virtual reality.Kolor is a French software startup that's all about creating immersive and interactive videos. The company's software takes photos and videos and turns them into 360-degree,... Read more