Cisco Acquires Pure Digital, Makers of the Flip Video Cam, For $590…

Cisco is surely on to something: an enterprise mobile videophone? $500,000 internet backbone router with cute modular Flip video cam? Or maybe they just want a consumer horse besides Linksys in their stable that clearly has some legs: Flip's video cams have sparked a netbook-like fever, with everyone and their brother… » 3/19/09 10:00am 3/19/09 10:00am

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…

Kodak Zi6 Might Be Best Pocket Camcorder Yet

Kodak's first entry into the pocket camcorder pool, the Zi6, may be the new king of cams. My lab assistants and I have done more scientific research in the field of cheap-ass camcorders than anyone we can name off the top of our heads. In my expert opinion, this is a winner, ready to unseat Pure Digital's original… » 7/10/08 12:01am 7/10/08 12:01am

The Ultimate Cheap Camcorder Battlemodo

Ever since the world caught wind of the Pure Digital Flip cam's success, super-cheap digital pocket camcorders have sprouted up everywhere. With everyone and their mother trying to become the next Lil Show Stoppa or Soulja Girl, people need a cheap and easy way to capture those magic moments. I tested six of these… » 6/05/08 11:15am 6/05/08 11:15am

Flip Mino: Our First Footage (So Far, So Good)

I just got my hands on the Flip Mino and I'm impressed with it so far. It's way thinner than it's big brother Ultra, but remains almost the same height and width, which is good because it's not small enough to lose. The USB placement is well hidden on this design and I think it's positioned to fit in the slot more… » 6/04/08 10:54am 6/04/08 10:54am

Flip Mino: A Smaller, Better Flip Camcorder for $180



The Flip Mino, a pint-sized but more powerful companion to the so-easy-your-grandma-will-be-a-YouTube-star Ultra, is now official. We already saw the $180 mini-cam in a fuzzy picture, but now we know that although it carries 2GB of on-board flash for 60 minutes of VGA-quality recording like the Ultra, it's 40%… » 6/03/08 8:59pm 6/03/08 8:59pm

New Flip Mino Mini-Camcorder Outed, Looks Incredibly Small

Creative might be not so creatively cloning the ultra-successful Flip camcorder with its own simplecam, but Pure Digital isn't sitting still. Spotted in a B&H catalog is a new mini-Flip, apparently called the Mino, that looks about as big as a candybar from this pic but it's hard to tell exactly. It's due June 4 for… » 5/20/08 5:52pm 5/20/08 5:52pm