Gopro articles

GoPro updates Hero5 firmware, get your GoPro updates here

The first time I got an SD card error on my GoPro camera it was tough. I threw the house at the thing with zero results. Formatted the SD card, tried a different SD from another camera, bought a new SD card... nothing. Then it hit me, I updated the firmware and problem solved(!). Lesson learned: keep your GoPro up to date. Coincidentally this new firmware improves SD card stability. Download the latest firmware for your Hero5 Black or Hero5 Session here.

Weekend Open Forum: Tech blunders of 2016

We’ve seen a fair share of technological progress and innovations in 2016, but in order to move forward, you will occasionally have to deal with some bumps on the road as well. Some companies were confronted with this reality in…

GoPro launches Karma Grip, a $299.99 standalone stabilizer

One of the more interesting features of GoPro’s ill-fated Karma drone was the included three-axis image stabilizer. The device was positioned in such a way that an attached camera could record without the drone’s propellers being in the shot. …

Here's how you can make (or buy) your very own Centriphone

Earlier this month we shared an iPhone video experiment dubbed Centriphone in which Swiss freeskier Nicolas Vuignier created an impressive bullet time effect of himself hitting the slopes using only an iPhone 6. With more than 3.6 million views already,…

GoPros can now broadcast live via Periscope

It's been a tumultuous 2016 for technology companies GoPro and Twitter. Each is dealing with its own set of issues but nevertheless, the two are partnering to enable live streaming from select GoPro cameras via Periscope.

GoPro teases its first drone, 'Karma'

We've known for the better part of the year that GoPro was working on a consumer-oriented, camera-equipped drone. Now, the company has made it official and even given it a name: Karma. Outside of a forecasted 2016 launch date, however,…

SteadXP adds 3-axis stabilization to almost any camera

For years, camera manufacturers – and more recently, smartphone makers – focused primarily on improving the quality of video they capture via higher resolution, better color reproduction and higher frame rates. Here lately, they’ve been turning their attention to another…