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Rugged Waterproof Solar Chargers for Phones and Cameras

For a while now, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of owning a rugged and waterproof solar power bank. As someone who travels often, it seems like the perfect companion to keep my smartphone and action cameras topped up with full battery power while I’m out and about. I imagined they’d be an upgrade on my current small and limited…

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Vlogging Tools: Waterproof Light and GoPro Cage

I’ve received two items in the post this week – both of them related to Vlogging. The first is a small waterproof, rugged Vlogging light by Ulanzi called the L1. It’s a big upgrade from my existing LED light, which isn’t very sturdy. My second purchase was a Vlogging cage for my GoPro Hero5 Session. Produced by Soonsun, this Vlogging…

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Five Rules for YouTube Success (that I never follow myself!)

As someone who works in Marketing, and specialises in digital communications, I’m well versed in the rules for achieving YouTube success. I know what it takes to make your videos and your channel successful. Today, I’m sharing with you the TOP FIVE MOST IMPORTANT RULES FOR YOUTUBE CREATORS. Strangely, I never seem to follow those rules myself! And I explain…

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Insect Vacuum (Bug Catcher) Review

The recent UK heatwave meant I had my windows open continuously – letting all manner of bugs, insects and spiders sneak into the house. As a semi-devout vegan, I can’t bring myself to squish them. So, instead I ordered an Insect Vacuum (Bug Catcher). Order one here… Amazon UK: Amazon US: TRANSCRIPT 0:00:04.319,0:00:10.400Whatup nerds? I’m Jay Shareef.Welcome to…

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First time Vlogging with the DJI Osmo Action

I’ve done a couple tech reviews looking at three-axis gimbals in the last month. While they always provided silky-smooth video footage, that came at a cost. They’re heavy and make your arms ache if you use them for longer than a few minutes at a time. However, there is an alternative… maybe. And it’s called “Rocksteady” by DJI. It’s the…

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Building the Perfect Vlogging rig for under $400 / £300

I’ve travelled to almost fifty different countries (click here to see where I’ve been). I used to take lots of photos and blog about my experiences. What I should have been doing is making videos! Now that we’re slowly easing out of the pandemic lockdown, I’ve decided to start making travel Vlogs. However, to do that properly, you will need…

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