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Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera is Small and Customizable

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSVideo cameras are getting smaller and more functional for that cinematic look in whatever you do. That is the case for the Blackmagic Micro Cinema camera. The best part – it’s a fully open and customizable camera. The Cinema camera is only 2.57 inches high by 3.25 inches wide and 2.74 inches deep. With a weight of only 10 ounces, this camera can be placed on a helmet, drone, or just held in your hand. The Super 16 sensor allows up to 1080p to 60 fps with rolling shutter. The Dynamic range is 13 stops for anything from daylight to low-light video. Of course, the open camera system allows you to customize this camera however you need. Add any lens you need, bring audio into the camera, or use the expansion port to create your own control and power options. The cinema...

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HP Z1 G2 All-In-One Workstations for Powerful Editing

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhile at NAB 2015, I checked out the powerful Z desktops and the Z1 G2 All-in-one workstation. This is a 27-inch touchscreen all-in-one. Inside is an Intel – i3,i5, i7 or Xeon E3 processor – DDR3 non-ECC RAM at 1866 MHz, Intel or NVidia graphics and more. The HP Z1 G2 is easy to open to fix or replace parts. Simply slide it down, and open the top up from the latches in the front. The hydraulic arms keep the unit from crashing down. Green tabs show you where you unlock-and-pull to take out hard drives, memory, fans, and more. Other features include an internal USB for wireless mice or any special dongles that need to be locked up. Speaking of locks, a Kensington lock option not only keeps the workstation on the desk, but also prevents unauthorized users from opening the...

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HERO4 Black from GoPro: Record 4K or 1080p 120fps

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s been an awesome time here in Vegas – I’ve been covering a conference and during the down time I’ve been playing with this – the GoPro HERO4 Black edition. This is the newest GoPro camera for live action recording. You might have seen skydivers, skateboarders, custom car owners, and other groups create some awesome video and this little device is ususally taking the video. As you can see, its a little larger than a box of Tictacs – with the waterproof case you could easily fit it in your pocket ready for any life moment to happen. There are three buttons on the HERO4 – a power button, shutter button and settings button. Each button has multiple options so you can create video, take stills or continuous shots. The best part is the quality of the HERO4. This camera can take...

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Sony HandyCam HXR-NX30u Production Camera – NAB 2014

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI use the pro-sumer version of the Sony Handycam HXRNX30u in getting interviews for Geekazine. When I heard there was a broadcast level version, I was intrigued. Adding sound options and more made this the next camera on my list. The Sony Handcam HXR series came out in 2011. Their current version – the HXR-NX30u – brings high definition in a small footprint. Add the Optical SteadyShot image stabilization technology and you can be holding this in your hand and still get a pretty stable shot. This is because the camera eye moves to keep the shake from happening. Get the Sony HXR-NX30u at B&H For example, I have done some time-lapses in Las Vegas with an older camera. Whether you are in a building or on a bridge you know that after watching the footage there is some shaking or swaying that happens....

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Apple TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast – It’s a Throwdown!

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA few weeks ago, Google came out with their newest streaming media device in Chromecast. An HDMI dongle that plugs into the back of your TV to watch applications such as Netflix, YouTube and more. In the meantime, the Parks Associates just released a report stating Roku has 37% share to Apple TVs 24% in the market. So which one do you want to get? Today, I am going to show you these three set top boxes along with their advantages and disadvantages.Then you can make an informed decision to purchase the set top box of your choice. Other Streaming Media First of all I want to state there are many other set top boxes out there. From Boxee, Western Digital and Sony to even gaming systems PS4, XBox One and Nintendo Wii. Certain DVD and Blu-Ray players also come with apps...

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LG Optimus G (Sprint) – Quad-Core Android with 32 GB Storage [Review]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAbout a month ago I got to use the LG Optimus G on the Sprint network. Optimus G is a newer Android phone that has power and storage to rival the future designs of the smartphone. A phone with enough power to not only get work done or the ability to do two things at once but the battery power to stay functional for the day. The Good – LG Optimus G Let’s start with the processor – a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor. This processor will let you not only record video and pull up your favorite apps but will also allow you to do two things at once. Send a text while a video plays – Email someone while you are in mid-game – then come back to where you were. You can even record a video and snap a...

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Nvidia: New Tablets at Quad Core, Windows 8 (Re-imagining Windows) – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAt the Nvidia booth, we got to see the new Windows 8 tablets. Using touch-centric perspective, it’s going to be fast, fluid, and intuitive. The tablets are running on ARM processors. Thin devices and and performance. The Tegra 3 will be the only Quad-Core processor. We see the other tablets showing off the HD video, connected to a large screen. 720 and 1080p. The last tablet we see is the difference that Windows 8 does. A multi-tasking scenario is running. With a video on one side, you can see stocks or Twitter on the other. You can do a lot of different things on these tablets. The Quad-core tablets will be out later in the year. [cessponsor]

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Sony Bloggie Live WiFi – Unboxing

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central unboxes the Sony Bloggie Live with WiFi connectivity at the Sony Event on January 9th. The Bloggie Live is available on the 10th starting at $249.

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Sony Bloggie Live: Wifi Compatible with Streaming to Qik [Video]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSony came out with the Bloggie a few years ago, which was a great handheld device that can let you create live video. This year, the next itteration is the ability to forgo the computer and directly upload video via WiFi. The Bloggie Live itself is an update of last years Bloggie Touch. You do have a nice big touchpanel on it. You have a 12 MP still image capture and 1080p /30 and 720p/60i. You can also do video and stills at the same time (but not while streaming). “We keep the Bloggie very simple and easy to use,” says Amy. “The large red button remains, your power button and photo button are the other two. It is fully PC and Mac compatible.” The fun comes in after you shoot. You can live stream into Qik (which needs to be set...

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Roku 2 Set Top Box Changes the OTT Game, adds Angry Birds [Unbox Me]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEver since I got my Roku last year, I was completely sold. This set top box was the David to Apple’s Goliath (Apple TV). The prices matched Apple’s and the content was plentiful – It even had content Apple didn’t. Now, it’s taking the game one step further. By making this into a gaming system. Adding Angry Birds to the line-up, you can now play the game on the big screen. But how will this stack up? Unbox Me is brought to you by: Tech Assitance in a Flash try secure and reliable Goto Assist Express Today! Size Does Matter, if it’s smaller The first noticeable difference is the size.  From 5″ x5″ to 3 – 3/8″ square (which is smaller than Apple TV), the Roku 2 could be placed closer to a TV set. The puck-like shape connected to HDMI, composite, USB and micro SD cards. The Optical...

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