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Smartphones, tablets boost sales of consumer electronics

Models display Samsung Electronics’ smartphone Galaxy S III. By Mike Snider, USA Today   Americans have officially gone mobile. Sales of smartphones, already in more than half of U.S. homes, and tablet computers, in one-third of homes, are expected to drive annual consumer electronics sales to $206.5 billion this year — the first time above…

The Swivl: A Tiny Camera Crew Just for You

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From PhotoJoJo.com Meet your new camera crew, the iPhone Swivl. It’s an obedient device that tracks movement via sensor while your iPhone shoots smooth panning video. It tilts up and down and rotates a whole 360 degrees. The Swivl knows who or what you want to film by tracking an easy-to-wear and super compact 3-in-1…

Connectivity Will Drive Digital Camera Use

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Submitted By: Alan Bullock on July 20, 2012 – InfoTrendsBlog Kodak launched the EasyShare One Wi-Fi digital camera in 2005. Since then, most manufacturers have dipped an occasional toe in the connectivity water, with random introductions of models in which Wi-Fi seemed like an afterthought in an otherwise rather ordinary camera. Their best cameras were…

InfoTrends Announces Launch of New Connected Imaging Trends Service

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(Weymouth, MA) July 16, 2012…InfoTrends is pleased to announce the development of a new vendor advisory service: Connected Imaging Trends. This service will provide relevant research on the use of social networks, connected devices, and cloud services. InfoTrends estimates that U.S. consumers will store more 380 billion photos in 2012, and that that total will…

StockPhotosforFree.com Provides Over 100,000 Free Stock Photos

  A new website, StockPhotosforFree.com, provides an expansive library of completely free stock photos that can be downloaded instantly. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 July 20, 2012 – StockPhotosforFree.com has launched to the public, providing a growing selection of over 100,000 completely free stock photos that can be used in all types of projects…

New Guide Book to Nikon Coolpix P510 Camera Helps Users Cut Through Complications and Get Great Results with This Multi-Featured Superzoom Compact

  White Knight Press has released its newest camera guide book, Photographer’s Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P510: Getting the Most from Nikon’s Superzoom Digital Camera. This book by Alexander White, like earlier entries in the publisher’s popular series of guides to advanced compact cameras, is designed to cut through the complications of this sophisticated…

Put Your Creativity Into Motion With The New EOS M Digital Camera

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  The Newest Camera in Canon’s Lineup Delivers Exceptional EOS Full HD Video Quality with Continuous Autofocus and an Expansive Selection of Lenses   LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 23, 2012 – Combining the perfect blend of advanced video features and excellent still image quality in a convenient size, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital…

Kodak Loses Case Against Apple, RIM on Imaging Patent

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Bloomberg News – July 20,2012 Eastman Kodak Co. (EKDKQ) lost its patent case against Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) over digital image-preview technology, a U.S. trade agency said today in a decision that could hurt the company’s efforts to get a high price selling its patents. Kodak said it will appeal.…

Turn iPhone into wide-angle action sports camera

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By Amanda Kooser – CNET.com The iPhone gets the action sports camera treatment thanks to the rugged Optrix XD Sport case with built-in wide-angle lens. There’s a more secure way to capture your skateboarding and mountain biking exploits than by duct taping your iPhone to the top of your helmet. Optrix, a company that once…