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Fujifilm Updates the X and FinePix Cameras

Fujifilm has recently introduced several new point-and-shoot cameras that possess a broad array of features and serve to improve upon their existing line of non-interchangeable lens X series and FinePix digital cameras. At the forefront of this announcement are the highly anticipated X100S and X20 cameras, which feature retro styling combined with high imaging performance.

Hands-On Review: Canon EOS-M Mirrorless Camera

Canon's new EOS-M represents the company's first foray into the world of large-sensor mirrorless cameras. The compact EOS-M features an 18Mp APS-C sensor (the same one that's in the Rebel T4i DSLR), and it comes with a wide-angle 22mm f/2.8 STM lens with a stepping motor for continuous, quiet autofocus that's especially helpful when shooting 1080p video.

Hands-On Review: Sony NEX-VG30 Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder

The NEX-VG30 is Sony's latest iteration in a very popular series of large-sensor Handycams that feature interchangeable E-mount lenses. The main innovation of the VG30 is the zoom rocker, which executes the wide-to-telephoto action of the new 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Power Zoom lens that's available as part of a kit with this camcorder.

Apple Announces 128GB iPad with Retina Display

Since its inception, the storage capacity of the iPad has always topped out at 64GB. Even with additional storage options, such as online cloud storage via iCloud, some people began running out of space by downloading HD videos, photos and music. Well, Apple has taken notice and has now doubled the storage capacity of the 4th-generation iPad with Retina Display, to 128GB.

Two ELPHs and an A: Canon Announces Three New PowerShots

Canon has announced three new point-and-shoot cameras to further extend the range of options within their popular PowerShot line of digital cameras. Each of the cameras provides compact design with a high-resolution (12- or 16MP) sensor, wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens and HD video capture.

New JVC ProHD Mobile News Cameras: the GY-HM600 and GY-HM650

JVC has developed two new professional camcorders, branded as “Mobile News Cameras.” The GY-HM600 and the GY-HM650 are nearly identical handheld camcorders, designed for traditional HDTV broadcast productions as well as Internet distribution.

Teradek Bolt: Wireless 1080/60p Transmitters and Receivers

The Teradek Bolt is a wireless transmitting system for HD video signals and its primary utility lies in configuring a convenient and efficient, on-set monitoring scheme, such as a video village. As many of you may know, the term “video village” derives from a common phenomenon on film sets.

Action Sports Cameras Part 3: Sony HDR AS15, Looxcie HD Explore Camcorders

In this third part of our Action/Sports Cameras series, Kelby Media's Mia McCormick reviews the Sony HDR AS15 and the Looxcie HD Explore, two cameras with similar lightweight form factors but some very different strengths and shortcomings.

Hands-On Review: Sony NEX-EA50UH Camcorder

Along with the NEX-EA50UH, Sony packages an 18-200mm lens that  features a servo zoom—a first for an E-mount lens. With an APS-C-sized sensor, the camcorder offers the large sensor (over 16Mp) that you need to achieve shallow depth of field easily for both photos and video.

Action Sports Cameras Part 2: Drift HD Ghost, Contour+2 Camcorders

This B&H video features the second half of our action camera roundup. It examines the Drift HD Ghost and the Contour+2. Both models are compatible with multiple mounts for hands-free recording of action sports. They both shoot Full HD 1080p video at 30 fps and each one also supports mobile connectivity with a smartphone or tablet.

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