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

The Flip Camera Is Finally Dead—Your Smartphone's Got Blood on Its Hands

Today, we pay our respects to an old, departed, obsolete, redundant friend. Here lie the remains of Flip, a product nobody needed anymore or cared about. So, its creator decided to destroy it. Now let us bow our heads. Phew! » 4/12/11 10:25am 4/12/11 10:25am

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

Sony Bloggie PM5K Camcorder Review: A Swiss Army Knife That's Gone Dull

Sure, it has a ridiculous name, but on paper the Bloggie's got it all—1080p video capture, the ability to switch resolutions and frame rate, plus a lens attachment that lets you record 360-degree videos. Bells and whistles galore. » 3/05/10 2:00pm 3/05/10 2:00pm

The Best Alternatives to Every Apple Product

Apple makes some of the most specialized mainstream devices around, but the gear is never very cheap and, let's face it, it stinks for any one company to own your wallet. So here are the best alternatives for each iProduct: » 12/23/09 11:06am 12/23/09 11:06am

Gifts for Video Geeks Who Think They're The Next Scorsese

Maybe you know someone in film school, or just some guy who really likes going to movies and cutting YouTube mash-ups? Here's what you can buy them—and also what you shouldn't: » 11/18/09 10:00am 11/18/09 10:00am

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

Kodak Zi8 Wallops Flip With 1080p, Image Stabilizer and SD Slot

Kodak's almost-glimpsed product tease was indeed a new pocket cam, potentially their best yet. Launching with an MSRP of $180, it will overpower the Flip Ultra HD with 1080p recording, an electronic image stabilizer, SDHC card slot and other enhancements. » 7/29/09 12:01am 7/29/09 12:01am

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

Flip Ultra HD: Our Favorite Cheap Camcorder Goes HD

The most majorest problems with the Flip Mino HD are its squinty small screen and narrow lens, so seeing an HD rendition of our favorite cheap camcorderthe Flip Ultra HD—makes us happy. » 4/27/09 9:20am 4/27/09 9:20am