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Kodak to shutter digital camera production this year

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This year has not been a kind one for Kodak. Last month, the photography pioneer announced that it was filing for bankruptcy (and suing Samsung, incidentally), and now the company has let it be known that it will be dropping out of the digital camera business -- and then...
Kodak to shutter digital camera production this year

Daily Crunch: Circuit

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Here are some recent stories on TechCrunch Gadgets: Is Google Hard At Work On New Home Entertainment System? Microsoft Explains Windows On ARM, The Latest Addition To The OS Family Kodak Shutters Digital Camera Business In Favor Of Licensing, Photo Printing You Can Buy Me Love, But Please Don’t Buy...
Daily Crunch: Circuit

Ikea Reveals A Cute Cardboard Digital Rangefinder Camera

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Ikea is seemingly getting serious about consumer electronics. First there was the new home theater line and now a digital camera. But the two are slightly different. The disruptive HDTV system, UPPLEVA, is a serious entry into a stale market. The digital camera is, well, cardboard. And cheap. But still...
Ikea Reveals A Cute Cardboard Digital Rangefinder Camera

Apple Design Chief Jonathan Ive Knighted in Buckingham Palace

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BBC reports that Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive was knighted today in Buckingham Palace, with Princess Anne performing the honors. Ive's knighthood was announced in December, but the official ceremony was not held until today. Ive's knighthood was accompanied by a rare extensive profile and interview with The Telegraph in...
Apple Design Chief Jonathan Ive Knighted in Buckingham Palace

Vintage Leica sold for $2.79m, breaking the world record for the most expensive camera

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As we’re impatiently waiting for more details on the latest Leica cameras to hit the market, a slightly older version of a Leica camera is making headlines too. A rare 0-Series Leica officially (and once again) has become the most expensive camera sold to date, as Leica Rumors reports. Forget...
Vintage Leica sold for $2.79m, breaking the world record for the most expensive camera

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 remote viewfinder hands-on (video)

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At last night's launch of the US-bound Galaxy Player 4.2 -- also known elsewhere as the Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 -- we had the opportunity to try out Samsung's remote viewfinder with the WiFi-equipped WB150F digital camera we saw at CES. The free app -- which runs on Android...
Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 remote viewfinder hands-on (video)

Ikea cardboard digital camera: when Instagram isn't authentic enough

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Forget TVs. Want something more whimsical and lo-fi than Instagram? This is a digital camera made of cardboard that Ikea included with its press kit at this year's Milan Design Week. It runs on two AA batteries (Ikea-branded, natch) and features a swing-out USB plug, viewfinder cutout, shutter key...
Ikea cardboard digital camera: when Instagram isn't authentic enough

The BlackBerry 10 Camera App Can Turn Back Time

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A camera is highly important in any smartphone. Even since before the iPhone, the ability to snap a picture on your cell phone and essentially leave your camera at home not only changed the digital camera industry for good, but it has changed the way we look at smartphones and...
The BlackBerry 10 Camera App Can Turn Back Time

A Tiny Projector to Beam Your iPhone Onto the Big Screen

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I was recently out with friends, and when one of them wanted to share a YouTube video with the group, we made a pitiful scene: Four other adults and I huddled around one 3.5-inch smartphone screen, stretching our necks to get a good angle and straining to hear from the...
A Tiny Projector to Beam Your iPhone Onto the Big Screen

Apple Share Price Hits $600, Just One Month After Hitting $500

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Apple's share price touched the $600 mark as trading opened this morning, just a month after reaching $500/share for the first time in mid-February. The stock has, however, pulled back slightly since the open and now sits at $594. The stock price has been on a tear ever since Apple...
Apple Share Price Hits $600, Just One Month After Hitting $500

Kodak's Decline Continues as Digital Cameras Get the Ax

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Kodak, once a symbol of technological innovation, is lately looking more like a textbook example of a disrupted company. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month, after years of struggling to keep up in a landscape dominated by digital cameras, smartphones and photo-sharing apps. One of...
Kodak's Decline Continues as Digital Cameras Get the Ax

Google Earth adds balloon and kite aerial imagery, invites you to contribute

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Google Earth already offers quite a variety of ways to explore the planet, but the folks in Mountain View never seem content to leave things alone for long. Their latest addition is some aerial imagery of a slightly different sort -- images shot from ordinary balloons and kites. That...
Google Earth adds balloon and kite aerial imagery, invites you to contribute

3rd Generation iPad Reviews: Retina Display Looks Great and LTE Speeds Impressive

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The embargo has lifted on the reviews for the 3rd Generation iPad, and they are starting to trickle out. Here is a summary of some of the prominent reviews: Macworld Video Review - Text in most apps will automatically take advantage of Retina display, though with some exceptions (Kindle App)...
3rd Generation iPad Reviews: Retina Display Looks Great and LTE Speeds Impressive
Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera coming August 15th (hands-on)

Panasonic spins off Sanyo DI Solutions, keeps the digital camera OEMs happy

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Panasonic and Sanyo have only been life partners for about a year and a half now, but already the relationship has created a bundle of joy -- of a sort. Hot on the heels of some less-than-chipper financial news comes word that Panasonic is spinning off a portion of...
Panasonic spins off Sanyo DI Solutions, keeps the digital camera OEMs happy

The Unspoken Etiquette of Facebook Photo Tagging

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That afternoon, the Facebook notifications just kept rolling in, one after the other. You've been tagged in a photo, the social giant eagerly announced via email, again and again. The subject of many of those photographs - we'll call her Stacey, as she has requested anonymity - was not expecting...
The Unspoken Etiquette of Facebook Photo Tagging
Smartphone stolen or broken? Protect Your Bubble will replace it in a day
Kodak to stop making digital cameras as struggles continue

Japanese research group concocts 3D restoration magic from regular photos (video)

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Reconstructing 3D spacial data has long been possible, but convincing the average consumer of that would be another chore entirely. In the future, however, it may be simpler to believe. A crew of researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology are hard at work developing a new system that "quickly...
Japanese research group concocts 3D restoration magic from regular photos (video)

Lomography, an Analog Company Surviving in a Digital World

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Lomography, a company that sells quirky film cameras, has managed to stay afloat by cultivating a niche audience, despite the struggles of other photography companies like Kodak and Polaroid. Although Lomography regularly designs and releases new cameras and different kinds of film each year, it has no plans to make...
Lomography, an Analog Company Surviving in a Digital World
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Water-damaged Fujifilm X100 torn apart for fun and education (but mostly fun)

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James Maher had the unfortunate luck of placing his bag and prized Fujifilm X100 in a "dry" container on a fishing trip that didn't keep its contents very dry. Maher survived his harrowing voyage on the SS Hit 'em Hard, but his camera did not. Thankfully, the photographer didn't...
Water-damaged Fujifilm X100 torn apart for fun and education (but mostly fun)

Apple Retail Stores Begin Prepping for iPad Launch as First Third-Party Retailers Open

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With Apple's official launch of the iPad in Australia, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong just hours away, it seems that some of the company's retail stores are beginning their preparations. At Apple's Fukuoka Tenjin store in Japan, which closed for the night a little over an hour ago, employees are...
Apple Retail Stores Begin Prepping for iPad Launch as First Third-Party Retailers Open

Some U.S. Pre-Orders of New Apple TV Arriving a Day Early

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While shipping notices for pre-orders of the iPad began going out over the weekend, those notices have been accompanied by "future delivery requested" notes indicating that Apple is working with delivery companies to coordinate the launch for this Friday, March 16. But the new 1080p-capable Apple TV set-top box is...
Some U.S. Pre-Orders of New Apple TV Arriving a Day Early

A Swiveling Dock for Shooting Hands-Free Smartphone Videos

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Whether you’re a video blogger or just like to use your smartphone to make home movies and video chat, you’ve probably struggled with angling your phone or using your hands to demonstrate items while you’re chatting. A new device called Swivl, made by a California-based company called Satarii, holds up...
A Swiveling Dock for Shooting Hands-Free Smartphone Videos

'Digital camera of choice' for consumers is Apple's iPhone

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Apple's iPhone has become the de facto choice for consumers who use a digital camera, new statistics from the photo sharing service Flickr show....
'Digital camera of choice' for consumers is Apple's iPhone

Startup Wants to Peek Through the Wired Cameras in Your Home, Sell the Data

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The little cameras in your home are multiplying. There are the ones you bought, perhaps your SLR or digital camera, but also those that just kind of show up in......
Startup Wants to Peek Through the Wired Cameras in Your Home, Sell the Data
$25,000 digital camera back paired with $25 Holga camera in experiment
Google Earth now includes publicly-sourced aerial images from balloons and kites

The winners of the 2011 Engadget Awards -- Readers' Choice

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The results for the 2011 Engadget Awards are in! With more than 250,000 total votes, the response this year has been tremendous -- and no, that's not just another name for the Galaxy Note, which garnered just 3.5 percent of tallies in the Smartphone category. Instead, the iPhone 4S...
The winners of the 2011 Engadget Awards -- Readers' Choice
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