The Flip Ultra, “the world’s simplest camcorder”, from Pure Digital is a gadget almost anyone would want, and they have become very popular among bloggers. It is a very inexpensive way of capturing good quality video and uploading it to the web. The Flip Ultra is small enough that you can put it in your pocket and you cannot forget how easy it is to use. The only downfall to the Flip is that it cannot take pictures. You are able to take snapshots from the videos that you take but you cannot take pictures.
If you are looking for a standalone digital camcorder then the Flip is definitely what you are looking for. For the price ($149), the Flip Ultra is a great deal and you can see why it is so popular.