By Flip Video

Reviewed for 2009, High School

Flip Mino Camcorder

Turn your child on to film making, without the expense and hassle of heavy video equipment. This pocket-sized camcorder has the all the technology your teen needs to document the world around her and share her own stories in high-quality video. It can record up to four hours per charge, films well in both low and bright light, has built-in software for instant viewing, editing, and one-click emai ling, and can plug into your television or computer for easy sharing and archiving. The Mino also has a simple user interface, and for added cool factor, your teen can design her own cover! (Flip Video, $129)