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Update: It’s overrr! Someone won, and he’s very excited. Thanks for playing, and keep an eye out for other giveaways. ‘Tis the season. Did you see my review of the…

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The 5 Rules of Black Friday

2:00 pm PST • November 25, 2009

Black Friday is almost here. It’s a great time to score some deals, but don’t go at it willy-nilly. Follow these 5 simple Black Friday rules to avoid the scams…

Creative just announced the 3rd generation of the Vado HD. If you remember correctly, Creative launched the original Vado HD back in December of last year, so it’s due for…

The Short Version: The ContourHD 1080p is a capable, semi-rugged, conveniently-shaped HD camcorder that’s great for all kinds of sporting and active events where a full-size camera isn’t practical. The…

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Contest: Win a Nikon D3000

4:00 pm PST • November 17, 2009

Looking for a DSLR this holiday season, but the budget is a bit tight? Let CrunchGear and Photojojo help you out. Photojojo is running a giveaway for a Nikon D3000,…

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Gift Guide 2009: Pocket Camcorders

3:00 pm PST • November 16, 2009

[tab:Intro][flagallery gid=4 name=”CrunchGear Gift Guide 2009″] Pocket-sized camcorders continue to grow in popularity thanks to falling prices, shrinking form factors, and enhanced video quality. While there are plenty on the…

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Review: Nikon D300s DSLR

3:10 pm PDT • October 8, 2009

Short version: If you are familiar with the Nikon D300, then you can just expect more of the same. The D300s doesn’t do anything ground breaking, but what it does…

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Hands-on with the Lowepro Pro Roller x100

12:13 am PDT • September 10, 2009

Lowepro announced a handful of new camera bags at PMA in March and over the last couple months they’ve slowly trickled into the market. We were lucky enough to snag…

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Review: Joby Gorillapod SLR-Zoom

9:30 pm PDT • July 25, 2009

We actually have two reviews in one in this case; the Joby Gorillapod SLR-Zoom, and the optional ballhead mount. Do I recommend you trust your expensive camera gear to this…

What can be said about the latest Eye-Fi SD card that hasn’t been said about every other iteration? The Pro is just that, a Pro. With support for RAW files,…

The QuikPod is an easy-to-use extension arm that is designed to let you take your own photo in front of sites you’re seeing. Rather than stick out your arm, and…

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Review: Flip UltraHD camcorder

5:30 pm PDT • May 12, 2009

Short Version: Joining the ranks of the Flip family, the UltraHD is one of the easiest-to-use digital camcorders on the market. This version features 8GB of storage, high-definition video capture,…

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Review: Kodak Zx1

2:27 pm PDT • May 8, 2009

Tell yer ma and tell yer pa if they need a little, handheld video camera for taking high quality shots of the cousins messing around in the yard, then the…

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Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37

12:42 pm PDT • May 2, 2009

Overview In my never-ending search for a high image quality compact digital camera, I came across the Panasonic DMC-FX37. This little compact caught my eye with its long list of…

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Review: Kodak Z980

7:15 am PDT • May 1, 2009

I’ve been avoiding this moment for a month. Before I left for Europe, Kodak sent me their latest ultra-zoom camera, the Z980, and I’ve been carrying it for over 30…