RIP Flip

The mini camcorder company finally loses its battle to modern smartphones

The Flip mino range has always had a soft spot in our hearts for its idiot-proof point and shoot operation and excellent Flipshare software which made it a doddle to share videos of your cat with the rest of YouTube. Alas, its reign has come to an end. Cisco has axed the pocketable cams, overcome by competition from smartphones. It's bad news for Flip. On the plus side, you might find yourself a right bargain if you're in the market for a Flip cam now. Not if we get there first, mind.

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