Tagged: android

Video Review: iKlip A/V

We’ve been sent an iKlip A/V unit to review from IK Multimedia (though all opinions are our own and IKM has no editorial control over this video). It’s a bracket for mobile phones to assist while filming which offers a good quality balanced XLR audio...

iKlip AV in use

New pro audio rig for mobile phones

Audio/video phone accessory manufacturer IK Multimedia has announced a new combined grip and audio interface with a balanced XLR input. The iKlip A/V is said to offer a mic preamp with phantom power and a place to slot in common wireless receivers. Having also a right-angled substantial grip to...

Filmic Pro for Android

Top video camera app now on Android

Filmic Pro, the much loved video camera app for iOS, has now been released for Android devices. It’s popular because of the degree of control the app gives filmmakers over exposure, focus, frame rate and many other controls deemed essential for anyone who doesn’t want to...

Rob Wilson with camcorder

Producer Profile: Rob Wilson

Rob Wilson is a clear example of the notion that you don’t need bucket-loads of expensive equipment to start and run a successful online video channel. In fact, he uses just a very cheap point-and-shoot camcorder and a lightbox for his stream of videos about...

Hudl 2 box

Video Review: Tesco Hudl 2 Android tablet

The Hudl 2 tablet computer was recently introduced by Tesco, one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains. It retails for just £129 – less if you use Tesco’s loyalty card points against the purchase; we’ve seen tales of people picking one up for as little as...

RTE MoJoCon

Mobile Video Journalism Conference

Judging by most of the Internet you’d be forgiven for thinking that smartphone video was mostly about cats or Ice Bucket Challenges. And you’d be right. But increasingly there is an army of devotees who are using their phone’s camera and processing power to create works...

SmartLav microphone gets an update

Yet another updated product from the busy bees at Rode. How they manage it, given the easy distraction of the glorious Aussie beaches and barbecues, we don’t know… The “smartLav+” is not, as the name might imply, a clever type of toilet. It’s a lavalier (tie...

GoPro App

GoPro gets smartphone control

GoPro has released a new app (for Google’s Android, Apple’s iOS and Windows Phone) which enables you to control the tiny action-cam from your smartphone. You can also play back videos and view still images, and upload to places such as Instagram and Facebook. The...