The Best of CES 2017: Panasonic GH5, Razer’s 3-Screen Laptop and More

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 is now a memory, but there was a ton of cool stuff to see. From fishing drones to self driving cars and plenty a virtual reality rigs. What was the best? Well, Engadget has their official 'Best Of' awards, and we have ours. And for film and video … [Read more...]

iPhone: The 10th Anniversary

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The iPhone was first announced by the late, great Steve Jobs a decade ago, on January 9, 2007. Who would've thought just how revolutionary it would be, replacing not just one's phone, iPod and PDA, but also still and video cameras (point-and-shoot's are nearly a … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day 3: HTC Vive, Mohu, Steadicam, Dell, and 8K Virtual Reality

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day three of CES 2017 proved one thing: There is quite a lot to see, and there's really no way to see it all, even if CES was a month long. But here are a few things we feel are worth sharing. … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Did DJI Buy Hasselblad?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wasn't all that long ago that DJI bought a minority interest in German camera maker Hasselblad, to explore how developing larger format cameras for a drone could be done. Now the word on the street is that the leading drone maker is going all in with a complete … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Kodak Revives Ektachrome Film Stock For Film & Photography

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's just something that I love about Kodak's current direction after emerging from bankruptcy protection. Instead of trying to align more with what the market seems to want, they've doubled down on the things that make them unique. At last years CES, the … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day One: Nikon D5600, Ricoh R, SteadXP

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 hit the ground running, as it usually does, with numerous announcements including more details about the Panasonic GH5, the news that GoPro is bringing the Karma drone back later this year, and new handheld gimbal stabilizers by DJI. But while the big names … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Panasonic Reveals Details on the Long Awaited GH5

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've been waiting for Panasonic to pull the curtain back on more details for the GH5, and after over three years in development, they've finally given us a look here at CES. And while the GH5 still only shoots in 4K, it has some major league improvements. These … [Read more...]

CES 2017: DJI Unveils New Products and Seagate Partnership

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today at CES, DJI announced two new OSMO handheld stabilizer products, a limited edition Phantom 4 drone, and a new mapping app. In addition, they are have joined forces with hard drive maker Seagate for an initiative that promises to address data and storage issues … [Read more...]

Lilliput A10: World’s First Native 4K 10.1-Inch Field Monitor

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lilliput has launched what it claims to be the the world's first 10-inch 4K on-set field monitor. Boasting a native resolution of 3840 x 2160 with a 160-degree viewing angle, the Lilliput A10 can accept up to 4K 60Hz via it’s HDMI 2.0 port. The 8-bit monitor … [Read more...]

Magic Lantern Adds Support for DNG Lossless

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's always interesting when Magic Lantern is quiet for a while, and then returns with a host of new breakthroughs to further extend the life of the Canon DSLR platform. This time around, they've announced lossless 14-bit DNG as an option. But the more they mine the … [Read more...]

Sphere Pro Turns Your DSLR Into A 360° Video Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Imagine if you could convert your DSLR to a 360° video camera with a simple lens attachment? Sure, 360° cameras like the Samsung Gear 360 VR camera do the job, but there's a new startup company in New York that has created a new lens for your DSLR that offers 360 … [Read more...]

The Best Technology Stories Of 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While 2016 had its technological dark moments (read about them here), it also had some highlights. Here are what we think are the best technology stories of 2016. … [Read more...]

SmartSLIDER ATOM: Budget-Friendly Compact Camera Slider

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Camera sliders are one of those really useful specific tools that a filmmaker wants in their bag, but they usually tend to be a bit on the expensive side. It's a great way to add a quick and subtle cinematic shot, without have to break out the dolly. The best … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For iPhone

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Another FilmConvert profile released, this time for the iPhone and mobile filmmaking By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If there is one thing I would say is going to bring a new revolution to independent filmmaking, I would say it is using mobile devices as cameras. This has been something that … [Read more...]

doddleNEWS’ Holiday Gift Guide 2016 [Updated]

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Updated: Final week! There are still deals to be found, and it's not too late! By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There are plenty of deals to be had this Holiday Season, and we've decided to put out just one gift guide for this holiday season, consisting of our favorite products that we've covered … [Read more...]

Is The Panasonic GH5 Set For Pre-Order January 4?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The new Panasonic GH5 has been rumored to be a fins upgrade, standing pat on 4K video, but with some notable refinements including 10-bit 4:2:2 color and internal recording in ultra high definition. A noteworthy upgrade, to be sure. But now we know when it'll arrive, … [Read more...]