GoPro’s The Remote reviewed

Until recently, there was no way to remotely control the HERO8 and HERO9 Black as these cameras weren’t compatible with the existing Smart Remote. The Remote is the next generation remote control. In trying it out, I found it to be a mixed bag of experiences. It works well but really there should be a good user guide and The Remote does lack a couple of features I expected it to have.… Read More GoPro’s The Remote reviewed

GoPro HERO9 Media Mod; clarity is its name

When GoPro released the Media Mod for the HERO8 last year, many people were of the opinion the sound quality of the mics was worse than the camera’s. I wasn’t one of them, but I did agree the improvements were marginal. Not that long ago, GoPro released the Media Mod for the HERO9 and the new Mod is better in many ways.… Read More GoPro HERO9 Media Mod; clarity is its name

Control multiple GoPro HERO action cams with Camera Tools for GoPro HEROs

Imagine you need to start/stop two or more GoPro HERO action cams ranging from a HERO 7 to a HERO 9 Black from any device — Mac, PC, iOS, or Android and even Raspberry Pi 3. You could do it all manually, which is tedious and in, some cases, impossible. Or you could operate all of them simultaneously from one control app. The Camera Tools for HERO’s app lets you do just that.… Read More Control multiple GoPro HERO action cams with Camera Tools for GoPro HEROs

Powertraveller Solar Adventurer II, cute but as powerful as Odin

Powertraveller keeps on releasing innovative power packs with a user-friendly and gorgeous design. The Solar Adventurer II is their latest power pack with integrated solar panels. It’s a small-sized 10,000mAh/37Wh battery pack with great features and a lovely, yet unobtrusive, design. I tested it and it has the typical excellent quality I’m used to from Powertraveller as it works like a charm.… Read More Powertraveller Solar Adventurer II, cute but as powerful as Odin

Fast is the word: ProGrade Digital’s newest CFexpress, SDXC, microSDXC cards, Thunderbolt 3 reader

ProGrade Digital updated its range of fast memory cards. The microSD cards were upgraded to faster speeds of up to 250MB/sec, support ProGrade Digital’s Refresh Pro software and are available in 256GB capacity. The new CFexpress Type-B Cobalt class memory cards leverage PCIe, Gen 3 interconnects with NVMe host controller interfaces for use in future mirrorless, dSLR and high-definition video cameras. It offers read speeds of up to 1600MB/sec.… Read More Fast is the word: ProGrade Digital’s newest CFexpress, SDXC, microSDXC cards, Thunderbolt 3 reader