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JVC brings quad-proof protection to traditional camcorder design

With a 40x zoom lens and a body that can withstand water, drops, dust, and cold, the Everio GZ-R10 is a good move for the family camcorder. Too bad the video quality isn't better.

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JVC Everio GZ-R10 goes where other camcorders can't

The water-, shock-, dust-, and freezeproof consumer video camera is ready for some rough treatment and packs a 40x zoom lens, but that's about all it offers.

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Polaroid's XS100i hits the action cam basics at a good price

No, it's not a GoPro, but if you're just after a good general-purpose action cam, the XS100i is worth a look.

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Versatile JVC Adixxion XA2 competitive GoPro alternative

CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2014.

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Sony Action Cam AS100V records your thrills and spills

With built-in image stabilization, GPS and high bitrate video recording, the AS100V has what it takes to record your action-packed life.

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Sony tackles the GoPro giant with the AS100V

This little white splashproof POV camera targets potential GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition buyers with broadcast-quality high-bit-rate video, time-code recording, and a pro color mode.

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Livestream a Street View of your life with the 360cam

This fully funded Kickstarter lets you capture 360-degree HD video and photos and stream it in real time over Wi-Fi.

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Giroptic's 360cam lets you capture, stream everything around you (hands-on pictures)

A company that specialized in 360-degree cameras for virtual tours goes after consumers with its Kickstarter project (now fully funded), the 360cam.

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Parrot Bebop Drone

CNET's Donald Bell shows off Parrot's compact, tablet-controlled Bebop Drone and uses a pair of virtual-reality goggles to see from a drone's point of view.

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GoPro your own way with Hero3+ musical instrument mounts (photos)

Should I stay or should I GoPro? Stay right here and check out pictures of the new Hero3+ Music edition that attaches cameras to instruments and mic stands.

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GoPro your own way with Hero3+ musical instrument mounts

Here I GoPro again on my own with a new Hero3+ Music edition, allowing musicians to attach tiny HD cameras to instruments and mic stands for live gigs and music videos.

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The Contour+2 combines all of the best bits of Contour's entire line of sports cameras into one fantastic product that is both less expensive and more robust than the previous generation. With the aid of the Moto Mounts kit, the Contour+2 can affix to your vehicle in a variety of ways, including a powerful suction-cup mount, to allow you to document your automotive exploits at the track or on your favorite back road.

Contour returns, new POV cams coming soon

Back under new ownership after shutting down last summer, the action cam maker is on the road to regain market share.

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