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360Fly 4K Camera

360Fly may look like a toy at first, but at the press of a button, this spherical device starts recording 360° footage in 4K resolution. That's right, it cuts out all the manual work that involves painstakingly stitching together all video clips, and automatically records in ultra high definition. It comes equipped with 64GB of internal memory to store all those files. Continue reading for a video review and more information. Click here to view a few bonus images of some gadgets you might want, but probably don't need.

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Vantrue Dash Cam

Vantrue's OnDash R2 Dash Cam + 32GB microSD memory is perfect for any car, and it's being offered for only $99.99 shipped with coupon code: VPRDPCSJ, today only, originally $199.99. It's powered by a high-end Ambarella A7 processor, offering higher stability and seamless recording at 2K resolution, thanks to its OV4689 Color CMOS image sensor. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: VPRDPCSJ during final checkout to receive the additional discount.

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Hover Camera

Weighing just 0.55-pounds, the Hover Camera is so light that it doesn't fall under the Federal Aviation Administration's registration requirement for drones. In addition to being small enough to fit inside a backpack when folded, this device is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU, enabling it to shoot 13-megapixel photos and 4K video at 30fps. Continue reading for another action video and more information.

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Nikon KeyMission 360

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Nikon's all-new KeyMission 360, introduced at CES 2016 yesterday, is a wearable camera that makes capturing 360° footage in 4K UHD resolution, a breeze. The camera uses a host of sensors and lenses that work together to form a seamless picture. It also sports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity. Similar to other action cameras, this is waterproof to a depth of 30m and resistant to shock, dust as well as low temperatures. The company aims to merge VR with action footage. No word yet on pricing or availability. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never ride hoverboards near bodies of water, despite what you see in movies.

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FX625 Dash Cam

SplashETech's FX625 Dash Cam ensures that you've always got undeniable proof should the worst happen on the road, and you can pick one up for just $74.99 with coupon code: ORZFX625, today only, originally $199. The upgraded metal housing is designed for great heat dispersion and texture, making it easily concealable. Other features include: a 2.7" TFT panel display, auto on/off, SOS function, a G-Sensor, loop recorder, motion detection, a built-in microphone, an integrated speaker, and 2 supplementary LED lights to enhance brightness in darkness. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: ORZFX625 on the final checkout page to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another insane video and more information.

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Typhoon Q500 4K Drone

Yuneec's Typhoon Q500 4K Drone, unlike similar models, boasts "Steady Grip" that enables ground shots to be taken smoothly, while "Follow Me" and "Watch Me" modes offer dynamic settings for aerial footage. Its Three-Axis Gimbal CGO3 4K camera with an optimized fixed-focus, distortion-free lens. In addition to 4K video at 30FPS, it can also capture 12.0-megapixel still images. An included ST10+ personal ground station is a 10-channel 2.4GHz RC transmitter that supports a 5.8GHz video downlink that delivers streaming video to the built-in screen of the transmitter. Get one here now. Continue reading for a video review and aerial footage compilation in 4K.

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Z E1 4K Camera

Why bother with a GoPro, when you could have a movie-quality camera in your pocket? Introducing the Z E1, a pocket-sized camera with a Micro Four Thirds lens mount, Wi-Fi 802.11N, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and a 16-megapixel camera sensor capable of shooting 4K (4096 x 2160) video at 24 fps. That's not all, it's great for low-light situations, thanks to an advanced 3D noise filtration system using motion compensated temporal filtering (MCTF) technology. Continue reading for a video and more information on how to get your own for under $600.

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GoPro Hero4 Session

GoPro's all-new Hero4 Session can be submerged 33-feet underwater without a special housing, and it's no larger than an ice cube to boot. Recording is a simple one button press for capturing 8-megapixel photos as well as 1080p60, 720p100 or 1440p30 video. It features two microphones: one on the front of the camera and one on the back. When you're filming in windy conditions or during high-speed activities like motorsports, the camera automatically switches to the mic that's best-suited for capturing optimal audio. The accompanying GoPro app gives you complete control over your entire shooting experience. Get more info here. Continue reading for two videos previewing its features and recording quality.

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SJ4000 Action Cam

The SJ4000 Action Cam may cost less than half the price of a GoPro Hero Silver, at $65.99 shipped, but it's definitely no slouch. This CMOS camera that has a 170° field of view, and can record .MOV H.264 format video at 1920 x 1080p (30fps), 1280 x 720p (60fps), 848 x 640(60fps), and 648 x 480 (60fps). The still pictures it captures in Photo mode are just as impressive: 12MP, 10MP, 8MP, 5MP and 3MP photos in JPG format. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth video review and additional information.

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Prynt Instant Camera Case

Prynt, the world's first instant camera case for smartphones, let you snap a photo or choose one from your favorite social network, and print it out in 30-seconds. Thanks to its modular design, Prynt is compatible several different types of phones, including the iPhone 5 / 5S / 5C / 6 and Galaxy S4 / S5. Simply swap out the dock depending on what phone you're trying to use. In the future, they will have docks for other phones so the printer will never need to be upgraded. Continue reading for the intro video and Kickstarter page.

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