360° News, Hint & Tips

Watch 360° On Your Desktop - If you're looking for a free 360 desktop player for your PC or Mac then you needn't look any further. I think these are the best currently out there.… Continue reading Watch 360° On Your Desktop
Top 360° Desktop Editing Software - If you're looking for software other than ActionDirector to use for your desktop then this is my favourite for editing my 360° videos.… Continue reading Top 360° Desktop Editing Software
Best Affordable 360 Degree Cameras - There are now a whole host of 360 degree cameras that won't damage your wallet to much should you want to buy one. Here's a list of the best out there from the cheapest… Continue reading Best Affordable 360 Degree Cameras
Garmin’s New 360 Camera - Rugged, Waterproof 360-degree Camera with 5.7K/30fps Resolution, 4K Spherical Stabilization and 3D Spatial Audio… Continue reading Garmin’s New 360 Camera
Your Phone’s Camera is About to Get a Whole Lot Smarter - Thanks to Google’s new features for its Google Assistant, the integration of Google Lens. Point your phone at a flower and Google Lens will tell you, on the screen, which type of flower it is. You can aim the camera at a restaurant sign to see reviews and other information.… Continue reading Your Phone’s Camera is About to Get a Whole Lot Smarter
Samsung Release Action Director Version 2 & Gear 360 Manager (New) - With the release of the new 2017 Samsung Gear 360 come different versions of Samsung’s 360 software with the ActionDirector Version 2 desktop and the Gear 360 (New) manager app. For some reason samsung have chosen not to update the original, so you’ll have to search and download the new version manually. As usual Samsung… Continue reading Samsung Release Action Director Version 2 & Gear 360 Manager (New)
Replacing the Gear 360’s Lens - I did the unthinkable and dropped my 360 camera and it resulted with a tiny, but none the less very noticeable, chip near dead centre of the lens. Finding out how to get it fixed proved to be a pain in the arse, at least until I came across samsung-parts.net that is. They had the… Continue reading Replacing the Gear 360’s Lens
New 4k Ricoh Theta & Go Pro 5.2k Spherical Announced  - Exciting times for 360 lovers. Ricoh just announced that it will be showcasing a prototype of its Ricoh Theta with 4K video (at 30fps) and 4K live streaming at NAB Show 2017!  The new Theta will also have 4-channel surround sound audio and is expected to be released later this year. Check out the press… Continue reading New 4k Ricoh Theta & Go Pro 5.2k Spherical Announced 
20 360° Camera Hints & Tips - With the touch of a button (more or less) you can now share the entire world around you. Not just what's in front of the camera, but what's behind, above and to a lesser extent even below it. Unlike anything that’s ever been available before giving you a full 360° perspective. What makes this even better is the ability to use a VR headset. This brings your shots to life, truly immersing yourself as if you're actually stood there while the pictures were taken. After some trial and error myself I thought I would jot down a few hints and tips to help you along the way… Continue reading 20 360° Camera Hints & Tips
Top 360° Mobile Editing Apps - If you’re away from your desktop and unable to use the ActionDirector, then these are my favourite apps for editing my 360° photos and videos while on the move. Now because you’re using a specific make of camera doesn’t mean that you’re stuck using their software. Check out these apps available on Google Play: Collect … Continue reading Top 360° Mobile Editing Apps