• Starbucks Rolling Out Duracell Powermat Hardware In Stores For Wireless Charging

    Starbucks Rolling Out Duracell Powermat Hardware In Stores For Wireless Charging

    American coffee giant Starbucks is giving its customers another way to power up their devices in-store, besides those outlets everyone fights over. The new initiative involves a partnership with Duracell Powermat to provide wireless charging in Starbucks and Teavana locations across the U.S., starting in San Francisco and rolling out gradually from there. Powermat uses the PMA standard… Read More

  • What Happened To Kodak’s Moment?

    What Happened To Kodak’s Moment?

    A Kodak Moment: a rare, one-time moment that is captured by a picture, or should have been captured by a picture Click. We all had them: times you reached for a camera to stop life for a second, to grab a memory. For decades, Kodak was the rock solid standard in photography and as the 131-year old company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, “Kodak moments” may be all that’s left… Read More

  • Standalone PMA Camera Show Is No More, Now Folded Into CES

    PMA – a camera trade show recently renamed CliQ – is being folded in alongside CES this year, a move that almost definitely spells the end of another major standalone tech event. The event was slated to take place September 6-11, 2011 but will now happen around January 10-13 in Las Vegas. There is no confirmation whether CliQ will be a formal part of CES or exist as a standalone… Read More

  • The Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 & 6020 are begging for pain and suffering

    Do you live an extreme lifestyle? Do you climb mountains by day and fight baddies by night? Do you enjoy such activities as Bigfoot hunting, Yeti racing, or Sasquatch breeding? Do you have children? If the answer is yes to any of the previous questions, Olympus has two new cameras for your consideration: the Style Tough 8010 or 6020. Read More

  • Canon will not be attending PMA 2010

    According to this weeks issue of Amateur Photographer, Canon will not be attending PMA 2010. The company is apparently shifting focus away from niche trade shows in order to focus shows like CES that reach more consumers. After all, that’s the way Canon’s products are going anyway. We’ve seen a huge shift in the last five years as the DSLR has moved from the prosumer market… Read More

  • Rumor: Sony CyberShot DSC-HX1 coming with 20x zoom and 1080p video recording

    We’ve been hit with numerous camera rumors this week (Nikon & Canon), primarily ’cause the photography gear show PMA starts next week, and now Sony is joining the rumor mill party. The CyberShot DSC-HX1 sounds like it will make at least a small splash at the show too, with a 1080p video recording mode and a massive 20x optical zoom at a pocket cam price point. Read More

  • Canon prepping a new Rebel, possibly named the 500D?

    Canon likely has a new DSLR in the works and we hear it’s going to dubbed the 500D. Now, don’t get your hopes up just yet cause this is still one of those unfounded Internet rumors but we’ll beat Canon has something special planned next week for PMA whether it’s the 500D or not. Read More

  • Rumor: Canon coming out with a waterproof/shockproof P&S

    Weeks ahead of PMA, Canon Rumors has received an e-mail stating that Canon will announce a waterproof/shockproof camera at this year’s show. The claims are unsubstantiated, so take it with a chunk of salt or some freedom fries. Hit the jump to see the purported specs. Read More

  • According to the Internet, Nikon D90 is coming soon

    Attention, Nikon camera nerds: the Nikon D90 (or D80x, perhaps) is likely on it’s way. the camera is similar in features to the D80, save for a few technical upgrades and a larger viewscreen. Look for it at PMA 2008 at the end of January. Nikon D90 [PhotoBay] Read More

  • Lexar And SanDisk Love Prosumers Long Time

    Companies that feature “prosumer” products usually have a good rep. and their products are usually worth the extra cash. However, memory cards I just can’t see becoming “ultra extreme pro” or anything like that. But going against the grain, SanDisk and Lexar have announced multiple high-end memory cards. Lexar will offer a 4GB CF card and 2 and 4GB Memory Stick… Read More