Easily capture video with this hands-free selfie robot [Deals]

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Easily record your content or capture candid moments hands-free with this smart selfie gimbal.
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Videos are a great way to share our thoughts and talents, document experiences and precious memories, and just plain communicate. Too bad they can be so finicky to record.

This hands-free smart gimbal makes it easier to get the best possible video. It uses image-processing technology to make sure you capture the best shot each time.

Retro mic turns your iOS device into a portable studio

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The Samson Satellite USB/iOS Broadcast Microphone brings the studio into the field.
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CES 2019 bugFor musicians, podcasters and streamers, “the studio” is an iOS device in a living room, coffee shop or some crazy live event.

Samson Technologies rolled out a new microphone at CES this week that promises to gather studio-quality audio no matter the location.

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LG is offering $10,000 and a chance for budding vloggers to build the computer rig they've always wanted as part of its Dream Setup competition.
LG is offering $10,000 and a chance for budding vloggers to build the computer rig they've always wanted as part of its Dream Setup competition.
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Looxcie Challenges Ustream With Their Own, Free, Direct-to-Facebook Streaming App — A First on Android

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Looxcie today launched their own Facebook channel, along with an update to their free live-streaming app — called LooxcieLive that turns any Android or iOS device into a video broadcast camera that streams video straight to your Facebook feed.

Of course, Looxcie’s isn’t the first app to do this; Utsream did the same thing just a week or so ago with their own app, Broadcast for Friends (with the gag-me-cute acronym of BFF). The difference here is that Looxcie’s Facebook channel can also serve up live broadcasts from Looxcie’s own hardware — which may make first-person-perspective shooting easier than, say, duct-taping your smartphone to your forehead (snicker all you want, we’re sure it’s been done). And, of course, Looxcie is first out the gate — and the only  Ustream to the punch with an Android app.