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Hitcase Pro Review

Due to to the iPhone 5’s stunning camera quality, there is a strong trend of people using the smartphone to capture video at a semi-professional level. From shooting full length feature films to using there to shoot HD quality video underwater, users are finding ways of getting the most out of their little Apple gadget.

One of the most interest [...]

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Dark Days Ahead

Load-shedding, South Africa’s favourite pastime. Well not exactly a public favourite but defiantly something that all of us have had intimate contact with at some point. The ugly gremlin known as load-shedding, is back to turn perfectly good evenings at home into a nights of disappointment and boredom. With Eskom’s latest announcement of periodi [...]

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[Video] GoPole Reach Review

In this video Warrick reviews the GoPole Reach.

The Reach is a great accessory for shooting in creative camera angles when using your GoPro camera. Its simple extension functionality allows you to place your camera in tricky to manoeuvre areas where an extra bit of ‘reach’ is required. The Reach is both waterproof and can extend to a length of [...]

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The Oscar Selfie that Brought Down Twitter

2013 was arguably the year of the selfies with the whole world either taking quirky selfies in interesting situations or viewing them.

2014 seems no different with news of twitter crashing after talk show host Ellen DeGeneres played host to the ultimate selfie, taken at the 2014 Oscar around a plethora of Hollywood A-listers

The picture, which [...]

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Virtual Reality through the Oculus Rift

As the years go by, the world sees more and more unique and slightly strange inventions as time progresses. One of these innovative inventions is the Oculus Rift. 

The Oculus Rift is built around the concept of virtual reality. Virtual Reality s (VR) revolves around the concept of being able to use a set of specially made googles that create a [...]

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The Phantom 2

The 2nd new version of the ever-popular Phantom quadcopter has been given a new look and performance level to his predecessor. With a clear focus on ariel filming, this version is aimed at those looking to take advantage of their Phantom to achieve stunning ariel views.

An advantage that the Phantom had over other ariel drones was its ease of f [...]

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2014 and back in Action.

As a big hand waves goodbye to 2013, 2014 brings a year of new times, new thrills and new year’s resolutions.

Last year saw Action Gear giving a little change with a brand spanking new, bigger and more colourful office work space in the same office block. 2013 also saw the release of the much anticipated GoPro Hero 3+. Some liked it and others [...]

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Top 5 gadgets to get for her.

Shopping for a woman can be a scary experience. Whether shopping online or heading to overcrowded shopping malls over the festive season, late shopping can be a nightmare.

Theres is a little insight on good xmas presents with a slight techo edge to gently ease your lady or family member into the gadget world.

Garmin Forerunner 10 [...]

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The Brand New GoPro Hero 3 White Edition

For someone new to GoPro cameras or action cameras, the box-fresh GoPro Hero 3 White Edition offers a high quality high definition camera at an affordable price. The wide range and variety of GoPro mounts, accessories and add-ons that have been made available by the company make it a fantastic go anywhere camera.

To go along with their release [...]

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Panono Panoramic Ball Cam

Capture stunning 360° panoramic images with the Panono Ball. A perfect combination of camera and tossable, trowable ball.

Innovated by Technical University of Berlin student Jonas Pfeil, It makes use of a clever design that includes 36 evenly spaced lenses that work together as one camera system.

The fun thing about the Panono ball is that is [...]

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Meet the Morpher, The world 1st foldable bike helmet.

Meet the Morpher, The very special biker’s helmet.

What's so special about it you ask? On top of looking ultra-stylish, this little baby is compact, safe and foldable. Yes foldable.The Morpher, is a helmet that folds away for easy storage after use.

The invention, which is still in its beginner stages, is the creation of Jeff Woolf. [...]

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Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Door Lock.

The dream of having an all-electric home seems to be moving closer and closer. With the new Kwikset Kevo, locking and unlocking your home can be done safely from you smartphone.

Kwikset is the American company that specialises in digital and coded home security. Moving their products to the next level, they have unveiled their new Kevo product. [...]

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Philips Hue – Personal Wireless Lighting

Phillips have brought nothing but innovation with their wirelessly controlled light bulb system called the Hue. The system itself is a collection of light bulbs that can be changed to any colour with the use of a simple smartphone app. If the user is wants a purple coloured theme in their home, they simply select the colour on the Philips Hue Ap [...]

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The new Samsung Galaxy Gear Watch

Is it a phone? Is it a watch? Hybrid? Well Samsung’s watch come mobile phone, The Galaxy Gear kinda does both.

Revealed at the exclusive event in Berlin, it will mark Samsung’s first entry into the world of smart watches. Now what makes this hyped up product so wow?

Firstly let’s start off correctly. The Galaxy Gear is not a phone, well not in [...]

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The Weirdest DIY GoPro Mounts.

The world is full of people looking to save on buying mounts for their GoPro and make their own DIY mounts and rigs. Here are a couple of the more…em…interesting ones.

1) Reminiscent of the movie UP! This Guy’s floats his GoPro instead of a house. He mounts his cam using a Styrofoam x that is squashed into 50 helium filled balloons. NICE!


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Toshiba Unveils the Camileo X SportCam.

Toshiba have unveiled their latest soldier in the battle of the action cameras with the Camileo X Sportcam.The strike out feature of the Camileo X is it's striking resemblance to the GoPro Hero. A look which might confuse the newbie action camera user. Similarities aside, the camera does have some stand out features, with Full HD 1080 video capt [...]

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Geo-tag your photos and videos with the i-GotU GPS Logger

Cameras seem to have reached a point where the quality is as good as it can get (hopefully we're wrong on this!) so now a lot of the manufacturers have turned their focus to including a heap of extra features to ensure that their camera is better than their competitors. One of the features which some camera brands have played around with is incl [...]

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