GoPro Launches Free iOS/Android App for HD HERO2 Cameras

GoPro App

GoPro just took the lid off a new iOS and Android app that lets you control the HD Hero2 from your iPhone, iPad or Android device.  The new app is free to download and connects via WiFi with your HD Hero2.

The GoPro App enables full camera control and live scene preview for easy shot framing on smartphones or tablets. Additionally, you get live scene-preview prior to and during video and photo capture.  [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S Camera Coming?

Samsung Galaxy S Camera

When Polaroid dropped its Android-based compact camera at CES 2012, we knew it was a sign of what was coming.  Honestly though, I didn’t think it would take as long to see an Android-powered camera from another manufacturer.  This month, however, Nikon introduced the Coolpix S800c compact camera that runs Android 2.3 under the hood.  I think we’re about to see an onslaught of these in the next few months – particularly at CES 2013.

The latest rumor of a non-phone Android-powered camera comes from Samsung.  The electronics giant (who just got spanked by Apple over patent infringements regarding Samsung’s popular smartphones’ similarity to the iPhone) may be putting together the “Samsung Galaxy S Camera.” [Read more...]

Samsung DV300F Dual View Camera

Samsung DV300F

2012′s new camera announcements have kicked off with the new Samsung DV300F dual view camera just days before CES 2012.  The new point and shoot camera offers front and rear displays and built-in WiFi.

The DV300F sports a 16MP CCD image sensor, a 5x zoom lens (25-125mm equivalent), 720p HD video capture and ISO 80-3200 sensitivity.  The built-in WiFi allows for direct uploading to Facebook, Photobucket, Picasa, YouTube and more.

No word yet on price or availability in the US.  Check availability on Amazon and B&H Photo.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]