Where to Buy Cheap Flips Before They Go Extinct

Flips! Dead, killed, gone, and murdered by smartphones. But that doesn't mean they're bad little buggers. Hell, for the right discounted price, Flips can still be awesome little video recording machines. Here are the cheapest places to score a Flip before they all disappear. » 4/13/11 11:00am 4/13/11 11:00am

Match Your Leica-fied iPhone With a Retro Flip Camcorder

Did you know you can customize Flip's camcorders with any image you want? Gizmodo reader Trina used a photo of a retro film camera for her skin, no doubt inspired by the Leica iPhone 4 case that everyone loved. » 10/01/10 3:40am 10/01/10 3:40am

The New Flip HD Pocket Cams: Like the Old Flips, But Smoother

When a product's sole tenet is simplicity, revisions can be tricky. The new Flip MinoHD and UltraHD cameras play it safe: the video's still 720p, but it's 60fps and image-stabilized, and the devices look familiar but the Ultra's now accessory-friendly. » 9/20/10 12:01am 9/20/10 12:01am

A Look Inside the Flip MinoHD

Just a bit of hardware erotica on the Flip MinoHD: the red circle is the lens, which is being pulled off the CMOS chip (directly below). The 720P chip leaves individual pixels just 2.2 microns to capture their snippets. » 2/17/10 11:04am 2/17/10 11:04am

Ultimate Pocket Camcorder Comparison

Pocket camcorders are a hot holiday gift, but due to their nearly identical feature sets, it can be tough to tell which is best—so I tested seven of these humble unitaskers to make your decision easier. You're welcome. » 11/17/09 1:00pm 11/17/09 1:00pm

Flip Mino HD Review: If it Ain't Broke...

Flip's followup to the successful, caveman-easy Mino HD is fundamentally the same product, slightly better. The improvements are welcome, but there are still some issues I wish Flip would address. » 10/19/09 10:30pm 10/19/09 10:30pm

Next-Generation Flip MinoHD: Sleeker Design, Double the Memory

The newest Flip MinoHD was just announced, and it's a lot like the first-gen, but with upgrades all around. You've got double the memory, a much sleeker aluminum design, bigger screen and HDMI port. Sweet! » 10/14/09 12:01am 10/14/09 12:01am

Crazy Long-Lens HD Cam Concept Makes Flips and Vados Self Conscious

I'd be ready to give in my Flip MinoHD for this Pioneer high-def camcorder concept in a second. The palm-sized device has been designed with a pivoting lens which can be maneuvered with touchscreen controls. » 8/31/09 5:20pm 8/31/09 5:20pm

Santa LeBron Gifts Unsuspecting Teammates With Flip Mino HD Cams

It's probably just the latest of King James's half-hourly endorsement contract fulfillments, but it's still slightly weird to see the 'Bron at the 2009 MVP rostrum pulling Flip cams out of a Best Buy bag. » 5/05/09 12:40pm 5/05/09 12:40pm

Flip UltraHD Camcorder Review

The Flip UltraHD is the true sequel to the cheap, crappy-but-good enough camcorder that's smuggled 13 percent of the market and was once our favorite cheap camcorder. » 4/30/09 12:01am 4/30/09 12:01am

Creative Vado HD Pocket Camcorder Now Available

The latest entrant into the compact, cheap camcorder running crew currently spearheaded by the Flip and all of its variants is now available—the Creative Vado shoots 720p, has HDMI-out and costs $200. » 12/09/08 12:15pm 12/09/08 12:15pm

Flip Cam Gets a Hi-Def Upgrade With 720p Shooting MinoHD

Flip, the grandaddy of cheap camcorders, is the latest to join the hi-def video club with the release of the Flip MinoHD. The MinoHD joins the Zi6 » 11/11/08 11:01pm 11/11/08 11:01pm and in capturing 720p widescreen video, and it will save up to 60 minutes of footage on 4GB of built-in storage. Its the same size as the , and it has a 2-hour Li-ion…