I finally got my hands on a Sony HDR-AS15 Action Cam. I should really say “hand” because this camera is beyond small. I was waiting for this one in particular as opposed to the AS10, which shares most of the features with the AS15 except WiFi. This series from Sony is their first foray into the “Action” oriented camera and it’s a good one. I snapped it onto my helmet and took it for a ride.
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Just as the world sets its eyes at HDTV, video engineers and scientists are preparing to “wow” us with resolutions that far exceed what we consider high. Envision TV beyond your dreams as resolutions become greater and greater. Can TV, one day, compete with reality for visual clarity and depth? The fantasy is being realized.
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Tablets are the rage for mobile use. Viewsonic takes a giant leap at merging a touchscreen computer display monitor and an Android tablet together. The Viewsonic VSD220 is the premier product that expands multitouch capabilities into a PC or Mac monitor that allows much greater depth and meaning to connectivity. The VSD220 demonstrates that the [...]
How do the lifestyles, technologies, and fascinations endure from one generation to another? Years ago, one manufacturer saw the power of the emerging Internet as a way of bringing TV to laptop computers away from home. They called their device a Slingbox. The device encodes TV into digital streams and then sends them over the [...]
First let me quantify that statement. There are a plethora of cameras that take wonderful photos but in the category of Outdoor and Underwater Shooting, the Panasonic DMCTS4 is the King of the Point and Shoots! Anyone following these rugged outdoor-oriented machines should know this by now. Panasonic has been a leader in this category [...]
Your PC and fast Internet connection has become a resource for streaming (playing) video from around the world. The dilemma of transferring video from your PC to your HDTV has met with some frustration. Warpia is a company dealing with innovative PC to TV presentation products and their StreamEZ is a magically simple way that [...]
They may tell you not to drink the water. With the Delkin Wingman HD Camera/Camcorder, you can take videos and stills under water. The camera itself is water resistant for shooting in the rain but includes a casing that allows underwater use. Wingman sounds like a super hero. In a way it is. Delkin makes [...]
Everyone has a widescreen TV and HDTV has become part of daily language. But the conversion to digital TV broadcasting also brings vast improvements in TV sound. You can’t really find it coming from those 2 speakers on your TV. You need a home theater sound system. Now there are many home-theater in a box [...]
At CES earlier this year, LG unveiled their future flagship display, the 55LHX. It’s a 55 inch LED backlit display, and we are finally closing in on the release. LCDs with LED backlighting seems to all the rage these days. They try to address the inherent flaws in LCD technology, like poor black levels and [...]
When it comes to blu-ray players, the philosophy of Denon must be the more the merrier. It seems that they want to cover a wider spectrum of blu-ray shoppers. Well, relatively speaking of course, since if you are shopping for Denon blu-ray players, you are far from the average Joe. For the discriminating audiophile with [...]