It was a relatively quiet week for digital imaging coverage, but here's the wrap-up (didn't that get you all excited?):Indecent Exposure 2: Intermittently unreliable Samsung SC-HMX10 review and image samples Video: Canon Vixia HF100 Photo samples: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 Photo samples: Pentax K200D Rumors: Nikon, Canon dSLRs
This week on the Crave vodcast, Brian Tong and Jasmine France show off some vibrating earbuds, a bag made for both beer and music, and the comeback of the Polaroid.
Also, hide the pets, because we might just turn Fluffy into a new iPod case.
It might not be Austin's South by Southwest Interactive, but New York City will be getting its own digital-culture festival.
Called Internet Week New York (OK, they could have picked a better name), it will span June 3 to 10 and encompass several existing events like Federated Media Publishing's Conversational Marketing Summit, Advertising Age's Advertising 2.0 conference, and the 12th annual Webby Awards.
The office of New York … Read more
The Crave video podcast is back! This week we learn about Transformer phones, Brian Tong's creepy dating habits, and Jessica Dolcourt's skill at the mobile version of Guitar Hero.
Holler if you're glad to see the Crave vodcast back in action. We'll have more Crave goodness for you coming next week.
This week's news includes some camera announcements, new digital imaging technology, and even more on the future of photography.Casio's new EX-Z9 camera offers lots of color, little cost Flickr puts hold on PhotoShelter tool Manfrotto's new CX-series tripods Olympus revs its entry-level dSLR Micron carves out image-sensor division Photo industry braces for another revolution Print and store photos with 4GB HP portable printer, $45.99 Kodak and Wal-Mart join forces to recycle Kingston plays 20 questions with Gerd Ludwig Start-up lets you fix focus after snapping the shutter CompactFlash revamp aimed at cameras Sony's new Cyber-shot W300 takes whopping 13.6-megapixel pictures. … Read more
Today's BusinessWeek Technology home page has six (6) pieces (!) on Widgets and why they may or may not matter. After reading the articles and avoiding the podcast and videos I came away with one thing: video games still rule.
All of the successful widgets and widget makers profiled in BW get adoption and traffic because they are essentially very small video games. And people love video games. I myself wasted 20 minutes playing BurgerTime over on the Widgetbox website.
Case in point, this guy at Berkeley is the king of Facebook quizzes.Between July and September, Nagpal created four … Read more
This week includes Ricoh's continuing return, new professional Panasonic camcorders, and insights on 3D cameras.Apple upgrades Aperture ambitions to 2.0 Google gives respite from a raw camera deal Help! How should I store photos while traveling? Leica removes leader of camera business Mitch Kapor: 3D cameras will make virtual worlds easier to use New Panasonic pro AVCHD camcorders New Ricoh camera continues company's slow re-entry into US Panasonic offers big and fast SD card--for $700 PhotoShelter nabs exec from Getty Images Poll: Which is better, Aperture or Lightroom? Snap and print photos with $129.99 camera/printer bundle … Read more
BusinessWeek apparently doesn't need anyone to help it boost its Web traffic.
Gawker points to the example of SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill, who writes in his blog that after being interviewed for a feature story in BusinessWeek, he was expressly told not to link to the story. "Yes, that's right, an ad-driven publication doesn't want us to drive traffic to them,&… Read more
This week's news includes a CES wrap-up, some unique photography tech, and new gear for geotagging your pictures.AVCHD video: The hardware is willing, but the software is weak Digital imaging CES 2008 wrap-up Eye-Fi joins with Lexar for licensed Wi-Fi memory cards GPS gadget aims to ease geotagging On Adobe's Lightroom radar: Panoramas, HDR Poll: What's the best bang for my photo PC buck? Shortwave infrared: Next-gen night vision Smile, you're on millimeter wave camera What's the best Web site for geotagged photos?
Apparently, Apple is willing to make concessions to the film industry to bolster iTunes' lackluster movie offerings.
BusinessWeek is reporting that Apple is close to signing distribution deals with most of the top movie studios that would give Apple access to newly released films.
The Financial Times reported last month that Apple has already signed an agreement with Twentieth Century Fox. BusinessWeek now says the company is nearing deals with Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, and Lionsgate. The magazine suggested that some of the deals may be announced at the Macworld conference, which starts January 14.
While Apple has dominated music, … Read more