Sunday, March 29, 2015

GoPro Hero 4 Black Edition - Battery Life

Continuing from my First Impressions post about the Go Pro Hero 4 Black Edition, the next part of my review is battery life.  When shopping and researching for the Hero 4 Black I found all sorts of data about the Hero 3+, but not much on the Hero 4.  Not to mention how the TouchBac REALLY effects battery life, real numbers around the BatteryBac, if video type effects life...any real metrics.  So here I am, presenting my own findings.

Friday, March 27, 2015

GoPro Hero4 - Files, Codecs, and More

While shopping to build my GoPro "kit", something I was having a hard time with was determining file sizes for the different video formats.  I wanted to be able to say "I need X GB of space for 60 minutes of video at 4K".  I found anecdotal evidence, but nothing real.  So, as soon as my Hero4 Black came, I started collecting data to figure out how many memory cards I needed and how many hard drives I need to carry with me.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

GoPro Hero 4 Black Edition Review - First Impressions

I'm going to try something different here, with a gear review for something that is not directly IT related.  But since I can't find many posts with the details I was looking for when I was shopping, I'm going to write a series of articles about this handy piece of tech: the GoPro Hero 4 Black edition camera.

IT Accountability: Avoiding Murphy

Amongst technology experts, Murphy is someone we all try to avoid.  Murphy's Law states "Anything that can go wrong, will".  E...