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Review: the GoPro Fusion is a different kind of action camera

Unlike most 360 cameras, the GoPro Fusion is designed to create both spherical and standard HD videos. If action/adventure is your game and your workflow is geared towards mobile and web, the Fusion may be the camera you’re looking for.

GoPro Q2 2018 results show improvement: new products promised for late 2018

GoPro has revealed its Q2 2018 financial results, boasting a massive 40% quarter-over-quarter revenue increase to $283 million and net loss of $32 million, which the company says is a 51% sequential improvement.

Rugged compact, GoPro, or smartphone: Which should I take on vacation?

Rugged, waterproof compact cameras are tough enough to survive even the most action-packed vacation, but they're not the only choice for capturing those great memories. Photographer Josh Root takes us through the options.

Hot Wheels new ‘Zoom In’ car is a GoPro mount with wheels

Hot Wheels has teamed up with GoPro to bring turn your childhood dreams into reality. Now, with Hot Wheels new ‘Zoom In’ car, you can record POV onboard footage of your bedroom track days with your GoPro.

Video: Astronaut forgets to insert SD card into GoPro before spacewalk

You know that feeling when you're already all suited up and out on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, and only then do you realize you forgot to put the SD card in your GoPro? No? Us either... but one astronaut on the ISS sure does.

GoPro reveals unit growth in Q1 2018, but revenues are still down

In a surprising bit of good news, GoPro's Q1 earnings report exceeded analysts' expectations thanks in part to demand for the new, entry-level GoPro HERO. And CEO Nick Woodman expects more good news in Q2.

GoPro will now accept almost any digital camera for trade-in, even 'destroyed'

The program first launched last year, but only as a temporary promotion limited to previous-generation GoPro cameras exchanged for discounts on current-generation models. This time around, GoPro is accepting nearly any digital camera in any condition.

Report: Chinese company Xiaomi may purchase GoPro

Details on the potential buy-out are sparse at this point, but a report claims the deal could be worth as much as $1 billion. GoPro has been struggling lately, so no surprise the company's stock price spiked 8.8 percent on this news.

The SELDI 7-in-1 wearable video rig simplifies recording POV footage

Meet SELDI, the newest gadget to hit up the photo community for some crowdfunding. This odd contraption is a 7-in-1 wearable video rig designed for action cameras, smartphones, 360-degree cameras, and compact digital cameras.

Google created this rotating 16-GoPro arc to capture light field data for VR

Google has built a fascinating rotating light field VR camera rig using 16 GoPros mounted in an arc. The rig is meant to give viewers "a more realistic sense of presence” within a VR world.

GoPro unveils entry-level GoPro HERO action cam that costs just $199

The GoPro HERO is a pared down version of the HERO6 that boasts a solid feature set at an entry-level price. For just $200, users get a HERO action cam that shoots 1440/60p video and 10MP stills, can use GoPro's Quik Stories feature, and more.

Leaked: GoPro to reveal entry-level 'HERO' action cam this week, will cost $200

It seems GoPro is planning to release an entry-level "HERO" action cam later this week. The camera looks just like the Hero5 Black and Hero6, will shoot up to 1440p at 60fps, but is rumored to cost less than $200.

GoPro licensing deal will let third parties use the company's camera tech

GoPro has inked a multi-year licensing deal with manufacturing services company Jabil that will allow Jabil to incorporate GoPro sensor modules and camera lenses into third-party products.

GoPro's updated Plus subscription will now replace two broken cameras per year

GoPro has 'enhanced' its GoPro Plus subscription service to allow for two broken camera replacements per year (for an 'exchange fee') and automatic mobile cloud backup for your photos and videos.

Report: GoPro is looking for a buyer

On the same day that GoPro reported plans to cut over 250 jobs, drop the price of its Hero6 Black action cam, and pull out of the drone market entirely, CNBC is reporting that the company has put itself up for sale.

GoPro exits drone market, cuts over 250 jobs, and drops price of Hero6 Black by $100

GoPro is making some really tough decisions as part of its commitment to "[turn] our business around in 2018," according to CEO Nick Woodman. That includes exiting the drone market entirely, cutting over 250 jobs, and dropping the price of the Hero6 Black from $500 to $400.

Report: GoPro has laid off 200-300 more staff from its drone division

According to a new report, GoPro has laid off between 200 and 300 staff from its drone division, citing a need to "better align our resources with business requirements" as the reason for the layoffs.

Video pits the GoPro Hero6 against the 'GoPro Killer' Sony RX0

Is the Sony RX0—not even marketed as an action camera—the 'GoPro Killer' that so many people think it is? Kaiman Wong put it to the test in a side-by-side comparison against the GoPro Hero6 so you can make up your own mind.

GoPro Q3 2017 financial results reveal return to profitability

GoPro announced Q3 revenues this week, and for the first time in a very long time, the company is profitable! Between restructuring efforts and Hero6 sales, it seems the company is turning itself around.

Video comparison: GoPro Hero6 'is what the Hero5 should have been'

Vistek tested the new-and-improved GoPro Hero6 against its predecessor, the GoPro Hero5. If you're not sure it's worth upgrading, this head-to-head comparison should leave no doubt: it definitely is.

GoPro's 5.2K 360-degree Fusion camera officially launched, costs $700

The GoPro Hero6 isn't the only camera officially launched at yesterday's event. GoPro also finally revealed full details and pricing for the long-awaited 360° 5.2K GoPro Fusion.

GoPro Fusion makes official debut, captures 5.2K spherical video

GoPro's previously-announced Fusion VR camera gets an official debut today and is available for pre-order to the tune of $700.

GoPro Hero6 arrives today with 4K/60p recording, improved image quality, better stabilization

A custom-built GP1 processor enables GoPro's latest action cam to shoot 4K at 60p, and claims to improve the camera's dynamic range and low light performance compared to previous Hero models.

GoPro Hero6 leaked again: Shoots 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps, and costs $500

A flurry of leaks reveal that GoPro's upcoming Hero6 will shoot 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps, will cost $500, and is scheduled for announcement/release on September 28th.

Photo of GoPro Hero6 leaked, will be able to shoot 4K at 60 fps

A leaked photo of the upcoming GoPro Hero6 in its final retail packaging shows a powerful little camera that will be able to shoot 4K video at 60 frames per second.

GoPro financials show strong growth ahead of Fusion and HERO6 launches

GoPro's financial fortunes have finally made a turn for the better. After multiple rounds of layoffs, cuts and restructuring work, the company's Q2 2017 financial results showed strong growth.

GoPro launches QuikStories feature for automated story-telling

QuikStories is integrated into the latest version of the GoPro app and automatically creates 'stories' using the video clips you've shot during a day.

GoPro is testing its Fusion 360 VR camera with major broadcasters

GoPro has partnered with media organizations such as Fox Sports, the Golden State Warriors, USA Today and Getty Images to test the Fusion 360 VR camera.

Wrap your head around this 360-degree head mount for nine GoPros

The NAB show in Las Vegas was a while ago, but Photo Gear News is still churning through hours of video from the show. In their most recent post, PGN's Lok Cheung tries out a new head-mounted rig for nine GoPros. Yes, nine.

GoPro shows its first 360-degree camera to the world

GoPro is using the Mountain Games in Colorado to show off its Fusion 360-degree camera. While full specs haven't been released, aside from 5.2K oversampling, Engadget did manage to get their hands on the real thing.

Video: Journalist survives ISIS sniper attack, his GoPro does not

In this terrifying video, Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely narrowly misses a sniper's bullet, which takes out his chest-mounted GoPro. Warning: strong language.

GoPro documents skier's fall into crevasse

He's fine, but we're honestly a little shaken up watching this footage.

Sennheiser launches waterproof action mic for GoPro Hero 4

Audio brand Sennheiser has announced a new microphone made specifically for the GoPro Hero 4 action camera. The company claims its MKE 2 elements is designed to withstand all that the GoPro camera can, and that it is even water proof and can operate when submerged for up to 30 minutes. Read more

GoPro unveils Fusion, a 5.2K spherical VR camera

GoPro has unveiled Fusion, a new pro-grade spherical camera capable of capturing regular and VR video at a 5.2K resolution. Read more

GoPro launches camera trade-up program in the US

US-based GoPro customers can get a discount on a new HERO5 Black or Session camera when trading in an older HERO model. Read more

GoPro to cut 270 jobs as part of restructuring effort

GoPro plans to eliminate another 270 jobs, the company revealed in its Q1 2017 guidance report, via a combination of layoffs and open position cancellations. Read more

Despite recent stumbles, GoPro still plans to release HERO6 this year

Despite recent troubles with its HERO5 action-cam and Karma drone, GoPro is still on track to release the Hero6 in 2017. Read more

GoPro Karma drone goes back up for sale with battery latch fix

GoPro's Karma drone is back on the market with a re-designed battery latch – a fix that GoPro claims will solve the power loss issue some owners experienced. Read more

GoPro HERO cameras undergo torture test: a dip in liquid nitrogen

Industrious YouTube user Grant Thompson recently subjected the GoPro HERO5 Session and HERO5 Black cameras to a very chilly torture test: dunks in liquid nitrogen. See video

GoPro Karma Grip gimbal now available as stand-alone product

GoPro's Karma Grip gimbal, which was originally released as part of the Karma drone kit, is now available for purchase as a separate product. Read more

GoPro 'restructuring' effort will layoff 200 full-time employees

GoPro's woes continue as it announces another round of layoffs on the heels of a recall of its Karma drone. Read more

GoPro compensates Karma drone users with free HERO5 cam for recall

Following its recall of the new Karma drone, GoPro has announced that American buyers will receive a free HERO5 Black action cam once their drone and all accessories have been returned. Read more

How fast were you going? GoPro HERO5 Black videos can now include GPS and telemetry data overlays

GoPro has updated its Quik desktop software with a new feature that enables HERO5 Black camera owners to overlay information like speed and elevation gain onto videos. Read more

Foldable GoPro Karma drone comes with detachable stabilizer

GoPro's Karma drone has been designed with beginner pilots and easy transport in mind. The detachable stabilizer can be mounted onto an included hand grip. Read more

GoPro unveils HERO5 Black and HERO 5 Session cameras and GoPro Plus subscription service

The GoPro HERO 5 Black and HERO 5 Session are waterproof without a housing and can be voice-controlled. Read more

Go hands-free: GoHawk offers bite-triggered remote shutter for GoPro

GoHawk offers GoPro Hero4 users a remote shutter button input and a dedicated wired remote LED shooting mode indicator light for helmet use. Read More

Vitrima lens aims to bring low-cost 3D video capture to GoPro action cameras

Looking to bring more excitement to your POV snowboarding videos? A new case called Vitrima is in the works, which would enable GoPro action cameras to record 3D video. Read more

Ready for takeoff: GoPro records rocket trip into space

UP Aerospace Inc. recently launched a rocket carrying a GoPro into space – for science mostly, but also because footage from space is really darn cool. See video

GoPro to discontinue three cameras and exit entry-level market

This week, GoPro announced it will discontinue three of its six available action cameras and abandon the entry-level market. This follows the company's preliminary fourth quarter results showing poor holiday sales, leading to staff layoffs. Read more

Extreme made easy: GoPro HERO4 Session review

The GoPro HERO4 Session is the company's latest action camera release. Unlike GoPros before it, the Session is completely waterproof without the need for any housing. It is also the smallest, lightest GoPro to date, 50% smaller than the HERO4 and 40% lighter. Read more

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