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GoPro makes swift exit from drone market, confirms job cuts following weak Karma sales

01/08/2018, 01:01 pm

In a Monday earnings report, GoPro announced plans to end drone sales after it sells out of remaining Karma models, and engage in cost-cutting measures to right itself financially -- including laying off hundreds of people.

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Deals: 128GB iPads for $399; 15" MacBook Pros from $2,249; GoPro Hero6 now $399, plus no tax in 48 states

01/08/2018, 11:01 am

Monday morning deals are now in effect with 128GB 9.7-inch iPads on sale for $399 ($30 off). Apple's current 15-inch MacBook Pro also starts at $2,249 after $120 to $150 in cash savings. Meanwhile, a price drop was issued on the GoPro Hero6 Black, which is now $399 with no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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GoPro laying off up to 300 employees, mostly from Karma drone division - report

01/05/2018, 10:01 am

Action camera maker GoPro continues to struggle to take to the skies, as the company is reportedly laying off between 200 and 300 employees this week, reflecting the performance of its aerial camera drone, the Karma.

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B&H's Green Monday Deals: Loaded 15" MacBook Pro for $2,599 ($900 off); $30-$80 off iPads; $150-$400 off 2017 MacBook Pros

12/11/2017, 12:12 am

Green Monday deals are here and B&H is slashing 2017 15" MacBook Pros by up to $400. Or pick up a top-of-the-line 2016 15" MacBook Pro with Radeon 460 graphics for $2,599 ($900 off). Apple's 13" MacBook Pro is also up to $450 off, while 12.9" iPad Pros are $100 to $150 off. For the action enthusiast, GoPro 4K cameras are as low as $199 today as well. All with free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY and NJ.

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B&H's Cyber Monday sale offers 13" MacBook Pros for $1,299; 13" Touch Bars $1,599; GoPro Hero6 for $449 w/ $75 GC & no tax in 48 states

11/27/2017, 03:11 am

Cyber Monday deals have arrived, but you have to act fast to take advantage of the reduced prices. Save up to $1,000 on MacBook Pros, or grab a GoPro Hero6 Black for $449 ($50 off) with a free $75 B&H gift card. All with free shipping and no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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GoPro turns to HEVC compression for Hero 6 Black, same codec used by Apple in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

09/30/2017, 01:09 pm

Briefly mentioned during Thursday's GoPro launch event, the new Hero 6 Black with GP1 chip compresses ultra high-resolution video into manageable chunks of data using High Efficiency Video Coding, the same standard adopted by Apple in its latest operating systems.

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Hands-on: GoPro Hero 6 Black

09/29/2017, 06:09 pm

GoPro released its latest action camera product, the Hero 6 Black, on Thursday with a number of incremental upgrades over the year-old Hero 5 Black, most of which are powered by the firm's first in-house designed GP1 chip. AppleInsider was at the launch event in San Francisco to go hands-on with the device.

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GoPro launches iPhone-connected $499 4K Hero 6 Black with custom GP1 chip, $699 Fusion 360 camera

09/28/2017, 12:09 pm

GoPro on Wednesday took the wraps off of its fall 2017 lineup headlined by the new Fusion camera, capturing footage in 360 degrees and using an iPhone's gyroscopes to edit the scene, as well as a new Hero 6 Black capable of capturing 4K video at 60 frames per second. AppleInsider was there for the event in San Francisco with exclusive images and details.

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GoPro launches QuikStories automated video creation tool, rebrands GoPro app

07/27/2017, 09:07 am

Camera manufacturer GoPro on Thursday officially launched QuikStories, a video creation solution that automatically pulls content off Hero 5 and Hero 5 Session cameras and generates custom movies complete with special effects, music syncing and more.

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GoPro trials Fusion 360-degree VR camera with Fox & others ahead of late 2017 launch

07/11/2017, 09:07 am

GoPro announced on Tuesday that its spherical, 5.2K virtual reality Fusion camera is shipping to participants in an early pilot program, some prominent examples being Digital Domain, Fox Sports, Getty Images, the Golden State Warriors, and USA Today.

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GoPro Fusion with OverCapture could mark new age for videography

06/12/2017, 10:06 pm

At the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colo., last week, GoPro took the wraps off its Fusion spherical camera, a hardware and software technology package that, if executed effectively, could herald the beginning of a new age of videography.

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First look: GoPro's upcoming QuikStories software is an automated storytelling tool

06/11/2017, 07:06 am

GoPro wants to automate the process of offloading, editing and creating videos on mobile devices from footage captured by its Hero 5 action camera, and QuikStories is its answer. AppleInsider got a sneak peek at the forthcoming software at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colo., this week.

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Hands-on: GoPro's 360-degree 5.2K Fusion VR camera

06/08/2017, 01:06 pm

GoPro on Thursday gave AppleInsider a closer look at the company's upcoming Fusion camera, a 5.2K resolution 360-degree camera that will bring immersive virtual reality recording to the masses.

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GoPro TradeUp offers $100 rebate on Hero5 Black with trade-in of older model, even broken

04/11/2017, 11:04 am

Sports camera producer GoPro has launched its first trade-in program that allows customers to exchange their older GoPro Hero cameras, even damaged or broken ones, for a $50 or $100 discount on the latest iPhone-connected models. Owners of early-model GoPro cameras are most likely to see the largest benefit from the promotion.

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GoPro expands stabilized sports cam mounting options with $100 Karma Grip extension cable

04/05/2017, 01:04 pm

The ability to mount an iOS-connected GoPro with the image stabilizing Karma Grip can be greatly enhanced with a newly launched extension cable accessory, though it carries a $100 price tag.

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GoPro puts iPhone-connected Karma drone back on sale after fixing power loss issues

02/01/2017, 12:02 pm

GoPro on Wednesday re-released the Karma, its first aerial camera drone, having dealt with an issue that was causing some early models to drop out of the air.

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App Store trends suggest top Christmas gifts: VR, drones, cameras, Amazon Echo

12/26/2016, 10:12 am

Apps for iPhone-connected accessories are among the most popular downloads and search terms following Christmas, offering some insight into the types of toys that proved to be popular gifts this holiday.

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GoPro issues recall of Karma drone, in-flight power loss leads to crashes

11/09/2016, 08:11 am

Sports camera and drone manufacturer GoPro has issued a recall of the recently released Karma drone, after only 16 days on the market.

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First look: DJI touts Mavic Pro drone's compact design, spotlights continued partnership with Apple

09/27/2016, 05:09 pm

Two major drone announcements this month featured Apple's iOS platform as the centerpiece of the world of aerial photography, being used on the go to view, capture and edit footage. DJI and its new Mavic Pro go a step further, working with Apple's retail stores to provide customers with hands-on impressions via trained pros.

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GoPro unveils $799 Karma flying camera drone, plus handheld & mountable stabilizing grip

09/19/2016, 01:09 pm

Karma, the long awaited first flying camera from GoPro, was unveiled on Monday with a starting price tag of $799, including a handheld stabilized grip for capturing shots on the ground. Also announced were waterproof and cloud-connected Hero5 and Session cameras, simplified video editing software for Apple's iOS, and a keychain-sized, Lightning-connected microSD card reader.

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