While drone prices continue to drop, they still aren’t exactly cheap and still come with plenty of restrictions. Birdie is a new GoPro accessory that borrows the name and physics of a badminton birdie to help you get aerial POV shots with your GoPro HERO3+ or HERO4 (and it should support the HERO5 by the end of the year). [Read more…]
GoPro’s Karma drone raised some eyebrows after it was announced last month. Then, DJI came along a few days later and dropped the Mavic drone on everyone and raised even more eyebrows. Now, we have a pair of impressive, compact drones from which to choose.
Some of the specs look better for one drone over the other. It just depends on what your specific needs are. Which drone is better for you? [Read more…]
This bird’s nest timelapse video with a GoPro did not turn out as expected. Tan Nguyen found the nest in his front yard and set up his GoPro camera in the tree to capture the action. He got much more than he bargained for and now his nature video has amassed over 5 million views in less than a week.
GoPro strapped a few of its HERO4 cameras to a 20-foot SL-10 rocket and sent them to the edge of space. The stunning video shows the rocket traveling up to an altitude of 396,000ft and reaching a speed of Mach 5.5 (3800mph).
You now have the ability to use a GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver camera as your Periscope broadcast camera thanks to an update released today for the Periscope app on iOS (while you’re at it follow Photography Bay on Periscope).
This new feature opens up a whole new world of live broadcasting possibilities. While your phone still has to be connected to your GoPro camera via the app, you can tuck it away from the elements and capture so much more with a GoPro camera. [Read more…]
It seems that GoPro just can’t catch a break lately. After whiffing on the launch of the HERO4 Session, GoPro was subsequently sued by Polaroid because the Session rips off the Polaroid Cube‘s design. Then, GoPro had to drop the HERO4 Session price down to half the original retail price in order to move a few units during the holidays. Of course, holiday 2015 sales turned out woefully inadequate and GoPro is now restructuring and laying off employees. Of course, GoPro’s stock is in freefall and now shareholders are filing class action suits against GoPro because they think GoPro has been too optimistic about future sales.
In the midst of all of this turmoil, GoPro was sued by Contour, the bastard of the action camera industry, for patent infringement. [Read more…]