Fujifilm Instax mini50S Camera Goes After Polaroid Market Niche

Fujifilm has released an alternative to the beloved Polaroid camera, and calls it the Instax mini50S. The good news is, the Instax film is cheaper than the reissued Polaroid, running about $16 for 20

Polaroid archive shows history of pictures

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/polaroid_8a.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/polaroid/">Polaroid</a> is one of those things that's always been with us, and

The Polaroid 300 brings back instant photo printing

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/polaroid-300.jpg">Polaroid is back, baby. But don't run out to Walmart just yet. First I don't even know if Walmart is selling this kit,

Polaroid enters video games market with new accessories

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Polaroid.jpg" />Polaroid, a company best known for its instant cameras and maybe for hiring Lady Gaga as their Creative Director, will be

Review and giveaway: Lomo Diana F+ film camera with Instant Back

Short version: It’s not for everybody, but the Diana F+ with the instant back add-on is your best bet for recapturing the magic and spontaneity of the Polaroids of yore. Flimsy construction and

Impossible Project actually begins to sell Polaroid cartridges (B&W only for now)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/DSC_2506.jpg" />Just a week and a half ago I wrote that instant film isn't dead, <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/11/instant-fi

Instant film isn't dead – it's just weird and expensive

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/polaroid.jpg" />The Polaroid saga is a long and strange one. And the last couple years have been especially strange. <a href="http://www.

jWIN licenses Polaroid name, prepares to market

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/jp177.jpg" />So you've got a company without an all-that-recognizable name, and you really want to ramp it up. What do you do? Well, if y

The Second Coming of the Polaroid

It is upon us! Almost a year ago, Polaroid announced that it would be leaving this Earth. We cried a bit, lusted after the last ones sold at Urban Outfitters, but in the end, we decided it was probabl

Last Polaroids ever to be sold at Urban Outfitters

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/127640.jpg" />After Polaroid went <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/12/12/polaroid-done-with-instant-film-the-world-tears-up/">bell

Nederlanders execute plan to resurrect Polaroid film

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/bj21.png" /> Although Polaroid is planning its comeback in the form of a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/01/14

Polaroid's PoGo camera-printer: hit or miss?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/pol-pogo.jpg" /> Polaroid debuted <a href="http://www.polaroid.com/pogo/us/">its would-be comeback kid gadget, the PoGo,</a> during CES,

Polaroid files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-60318" title="polaroid-logo" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/polaroid-logo.jpg" alt="polaroid-logo" width="560" height="111" /> <a

Polaroid done with instant film, the world tears up

Polaroid was once the hipster of photography but their day is gone. Digital cameras have pushed the need/fun of instant photos to the wayside and the storied company is going to stop manufacturing the

Polaroid wants your advice on remaking the Polaroid

Well, not really your advice. They actually want the advice of readers of Amateur Photographer Magazine to decide on specs for an upcoming printing camera. You can enter here and the winner gets a tri

Last call for Polaroid instant film – better move fast

Alas, as you may know, Polaroid is stepping out of the film business, and although I’m sure 3rd-party film will be available at a premium in the future, Polaroid has set the dates after which th

Polaroid makes PMPs now instead of Polaroids

I would have preferred that Polaroid just ran itself into the ground making the same exact Polaroid film cameras and cartridges, but someone got ambitious over there and now they’re getting into

Polaroid's taking its instant biz digital

[photopress:polaroid_zink_w606.jpg,full,center] Polaroid is staying in the instant photo biz with the ZINK printer. Keep it in your pocket, and when you’ve got an image you want to print, just s

Digital imaging finally kills off the last Polaroid plants

[photopress:polo.jpg,full,center] One of the unfortunate aspects of the so-called digital revolution is that older, analog technologies get left behind. With digital cameras, Polaroid photos are being

Top 10 product failures

Here’s a great list comprised of tech and food failures from the last 50 or so years. I don’t even remember some of these things, but I’m sure the old farts in the audience will be a
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