Cisco announced this morning that it would be discontinuing the popular Flip Camcorder lineup and laying off 550 employees to boot. While I've been a Flip fan since the beginning, you can't help but notice the upswing in smartphone use to capture on-the-go videos. But if you don't want to rely solely on your iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry device to record your life, check out these handy pocket camcorders that will do the trick and fit nicely in the smallest of handbags.
Find out more, and why you'll love it after the break.
Coming with an HD video cam, a set-top box, and a remote, the Umi (pronounced Yoo-Me) delivers outstanding video quality over your broadband Internet without virtually any lag (latency is only around 200 milliseconds). Setup is easy, too — just plug in the camera to your console, plug the console into your TV set, and connect to the Internet via WiFi or Ethernet cable. Voila!
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It was practically a Ronson convention last night as Charlotte celebrated her I Heart Ronson line with JC Penney in NYC. Samantha and Mark manned the DJ booth, while Charlotte, mom Anne, and siblings Alexander and Annabelle mingled with a crowd that included Zoe Kravitz, Olivia Thirlby, and Sophia Bush. Mischa Barton brought along her costar on The Beautiful Life, Ashley Madekwe, though one person conspicuously absent from the party was Lindsay Lohan. LL spent her night out in the city anyway, but considering her drama at Charlotte's last bash, perhaps there's a reason she wasn't there to toast the latest collection.
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Cisco and Apple today announced that they have resolved their dispute involving the “iPhone” trademark. Under the agreement, both companies are free to use the “iPhone” trademark on their products throughout the world.
Both companies acknowledge the trademark ownership rights that have been granted, and each side will dismiss any pending actions regarding the trademark. For more, just read more