Don't-Miss Camcorder Stories
These fixed-lens, compact cameras have the best video quality in their class.
This HD camcorder is stylish and feature-packed, but it simply doesn’t deliver the kind of high-quality HD images we expect.
The new Bloggie MHS-CM5/V pocketable Sony camcorder has a 5X optical zoom, and shoots 1080p footage at 30fps and 5 mega-pixel photos. It's also compatible with SD/SDHC cards, ending the company's Memory Stick-only era.
Both the free and pro versions of this multi-protocol IM app work pretty well, though not right out of the box. But if you're willing to tweak a few settings, eBuddy performs quite capably.
The GY-HM100U is a one-of-a-kind small professional camcorder with the quality of a much larger model.
Ecamm's BT-1 wireless Webcam works over the Bluetooth likely already built into your Mac, letting you bring your camera to your subject instead of vice versa. But it's not without its drawbacks.
A look at HD camcorders for the holiday shopping season.
Sony’s Handycam HDR-XR520V is a monster when it comes to storage capacity, with a 240GB hard drive.
China has ordered Google to suspend its foreign Web site search service after warning that the company's filtering of pornography was too weak.
The MyVideo is purely a budget buy, but a solid one. Its looks and build quality may not be something you can fall in love with, but it shoots good enough video in bright light to make it a decent value for the $130 price.
Panasonic’s HDC-HS300 is capable of extraordinary video quality and offer a good range of manual options, with manual lens ring controls that are as easy to use as they are capable.
Panasonic's HDC-TM300 HD camcorder captures good video and still images, allows deep manual control, and provides useful automated settings.
There are only two reasons to buy Sanyo’s Xacti VPC-WH1 HD camcorder, but they’re good reasons: It’s inexpensive, and it’s waterproof.