CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras and camcorders of 2014.
A leaner, lighter version of its top POV camera, the Sony Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1 puts big performance in a little package.
While traditional camcorders are on their way out, the crop of POV cameras continues to grow. Here are some of our favorites, whether you're barreling down a mountain, swimming in the surf or just kicking back with your family and friends.
GoPro might rule the action cam market, but it's certainly not the only brand in the category you'll find on store shelves or online this year.
Built-in image stabilization and high bitrate recording make this Sony's best Action Cam yet, but there are still a few usability quirks remaining.
Who says all quests worth watching happen in space? Filmmaker George Lucas brings the hero's journey into the forest with his madcap musical fairy adventure, due out in January 2015.
The GoPro Hero4 Silver takes everything we liked about the Hero3+ Black -- especially the solid video quality -- and adds in some handy new features including a touchscreen, making it one of the best little action cameras around.
Geordi has a giggle fit, Picard gets trampled by Bev Crusher, and Riker chases a shipmate in the most hilarious way possible in a new blooper reel.
This clever Kickstarter project leverages your existing case to provide a secure, inexpensive strap.
As long as you respect its limitations and keep the camera steady, the Polaroid XS100i is a good easy-to-use budget-friendly option for dabbling in hands-free video.
The Defender may be on the cusp of being discontinued, but that doesn't mean it isn't capable of off-road action. Quite the opposite in fact, as XCAR found out at Easton, where Land Rover challenges its vehicles.