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Cobra CDR 840 dash cam review: It's small, but otherwise a good deal

The Cobra CDR 840 dash cam is compact to a fault (you can barely see the display), but still, it takes impressively good video.

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Dash cam reviews: What you need to catch the maniacs and meteors of daily driving

Dash cams can record what's ahead (and occasionally, what's behind), and mark it with GPS (or what's the point?). This is exactly what you need on the mean streets of modern life.

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Cobra CDR 900 dash cam review: For the price, we'd like GPS, please

The Cobra CDR 900 offers advanced features including a smartphone app and Wi-Fi connectivity, so the lack of GPS is baffling.

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KDLinks X1 dash cam review: Its GPS lacks one key feature

The KDLinks X1 has the widest field of view of any dash cam we tested, but it falls short in a few key areas.

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Thinkware X500 dash cam review: It packs advanced features in an annoying design

The ThinkWare X500’s advanced features—especially the ability to record front and rear—set it apart from the crowd. But the interface is counterintuitive and an alternative suction mounting system should be provided.

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Garmin Nuvicam LMTHD review: This premium dashcam commands respect

Garmin's Nuvicam LMTHD is the cream of our crop of dashcams, with a huge touchscreen display and high-quality video. A unit this nice needs to be easier to conceal, though, and its

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Garmin Dash Cam 20 review: It's compact, it's convenient, and it costs a little more

Garmin's Dash Cam 20 is the simplest and easiest-to-use GPS dash cam in our roundup, but it's pricey for the features.


Tested: The Galaxy S6 is one of the best camera phones ever

We took the Samsung Galaxy S6 around San Francisco to see what kind of photos it takes. It almost beat out Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.


Guardzilla review: This dirt-cheap home-security camera has some growing to do

If you’re looking for basic protection for your small apartment or home, this wireless camera has only minor flaws.

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HTC RE Camera review: Fun to use if you're obsessed with yourself

The RE Camera is great for taking “life” shots like selfies and landscape photos of the open road, but that about sums it up.


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Review: 5 entry-level DSLRs under $900

The phone in your pocket is OK for quick snapshots. But for challenging subjects or lighting, you need an actual camera. These five entry-level DSLRs make the upgrade easy.

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Canon EOS T5i review: This entry-level DSLR is particularly great for video

With its ease of use and powerful features, the T5i is a great step from a point-and-shoot or smartphone.

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Canon EOS T5 review: Entry-level DSLR offers basics and value, but not much more

The Canon EOS T5 is relatively inexpensive and takes care of the basics, but it doesn't offer all the bells and whistles you might want.

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Nikon D3300 review: Solid compact DSLR for beginner and pro alike

The D3300 is the rare DSLR that will please both beginner digital shutterbugs as well as those with more experience.

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Sony Alpha a58 review: A feature-packed entry-level DSLR great for beginners

If you aren't wedded to Canon or Nikon, the budget-priced Sony Alpha a58 offers a ton of features and good image quality.