Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
Along with seven updated models, Sony's 2014 lineup includes a very nice-sounding top-of-the-line HD camcorder.
The musician-friendly Sony HDR-MV1 records 1080p video and packs a pair of stereo mics that can record uncompressed linear PCM audio.
The company's Quad HD resolution camcorder comes with a a pro body and price, but Sony wants to sell it to consumers.
The Contour GPS sports camera is the sweet spot in Contour's sports camera lineup, offering most of the features that most owners will find useful, and at an affordable price.
The Creative Vado HD may fall slightly short of the Flip Video Mino HD in terms of video quality, but it's stronger feature set may tempt you.
The ContourRoam finally matches the rugged construction and ultrawide field of view of the competition, while still excelling as a sports camera with its ease of use and low price.
The Vixia HF G20 announced at CES incorporates a new sensor and lower price.
The Sylvania HD1Z has solid specs, and it's available exclusively from Woot--which is actually launching the product today (and only today).
The gnarly Panasonic HX-A500 waterproof wearable camcorder shoots sick 4K video of your extreme adventures.
The low-end HF R series announced at CES survives the annual purge for the slowly dying category.