Tag Archive: GoPro


Your GoPro shots could help map the world

Those beautiful GoPro photos of your goofy travels on bike or skies may contain an unmapped part of the world. In its quest to surpass Google in visual mapping, the app Mapillary earlier this month added GPS support to GoPro users who have the iOS version of the app. GoPro’s are not equipped to capture […]

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Apple acquisition rumors sends GoPro stock soaring

Rumors that Apple might acquire portable camera maker GoPro caused a 16 percent increase on the latter company’s stock price yesterday — after GoPro shares had fallen 45 percent in the past few months. While Apple (of course) hasn’t commented on a possible acquisition, a number of Apple analysts have — with FBR’s Dan Ives yesterday arguing that, “We […]

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iPhone encroaches GoPro territory with dazzling action footage

That professional-level photos and videos can be made with the camera on the iPhone is old news. However, the amazement never gets old with professionals when they forgo conventional equipment to use iPhones on a shoot. The cinematographers who capture breath-taking action sports for Freeride Entertainment were in awe of the results with the iPhone […]

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This piece of plastic could be your go-to GoPro accessory

You’ve got an idea for a shot with your GoPro camera. But you don’t have the right mount, or the tripod you carry won’t go low enough or fit in a space with that great angle. Photographer Ruogo Zhou has designed a hunk of plastic that cradles the GoPro and provides it 20 different angles […]

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Hand stabilizer will put the ‘Pro’ in your GoPro films

The GoPro action camera has turned average consumers into cinematic artists. But sometimes the star is not the camera itself, but the accessory that helps the camera get that award-winning clip. A new handheld stabilizer by áetho could be the next star, preventing jerky footage with a professional smoothness that uses sensors to adjust to […]

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21 places to stick your GoPro. And no, not there

We all know how exciting a GoPro camera can make our lives look. Mount one to the end of a surfboard, on the handlebars of a mountain bike or to the helmet of a wingsuit diver and the viewer can…

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Skydiver’s lost GoPro gives us all a nauseating ride

What might be seen as a testimonial to the ruggedness of GoPro cameras, may not attract more people to the sport of skydiving. A GoPro camera that fell off a skydiver’s helmet in Sweden was found intact and the finder,…

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Flying high again? Sony eagle-cam threatens GoPro

What’s good for endangered birds of prey may actually prey on GoPro’s hold on the point-of-view camera market. Sony’s 2-oz Action Cam Mini has been flying high since its release in September thanks to an organization which has been strapping…

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Apple would take a bite out of GoPro with this action cam concept

    It’s no secret that Apple has given some thought to wearable cameras. The company already has a patent that would crush GoPro if it ever decided to make sports cameras, but there’s not enough money in the market for Apple…

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Apple wins camera patent that sends GoPro stock tumbling

Shares of GoPro stock plummeted as much as 15% this afternoon after it was announced that Apple was awarded a patent that could put the wearable camera company in serious trouble. Apple was granted a series of 34 patents by…

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