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Kids Trying An Old Camera React Predictably, Yet Adorably Confounded

In the newest installment of Kids React, where kids do what the title suggests and interact with technology of yore in a predictably adorable yet totally understandable way to outdated gadgets, we get to see what the children of today think of taking pictures with a camera that uses actual film… and ohmygosh, you can’t even see the photo after you take it! Oh, the humanity, life was so cruel then, etc. [More]

General Motors Reportedly Launching Cars That Detect Distracted Driving

General Motors Reportedly Launching Cars That Detect Distracted Driving

For years, laws have been put into place to discourage distracted driving: no texting while driving, no talking on the phone while driving, the list goes on. General Motors is taking things a step further by commissioning a vehicle that detects and alerts drivers to their distracted behavior. [More]

A Single Camera Charger Shipped On A Pallet Looks Ridiculous

A Single Camera Charger Shipped On A Pallet Looks Ridiculous

When a single charger box arrived at a camera store strapped to a wooden pallet, it caused one employee to take a video of the unboxing, then post it to Reddit with the question: “How is DHL still in business?” Yet this international edition of the Stupid Shipping Gang isn’t DHL’s fault. It’s how such items have to be shipped across borders. [More]

Samsung: “Limited Number” Of Galaxy S5 Phones Have Faulty Cameras

Samsung: “Limited Number” Of Galaxy S5 Phones Have Faulty Cameras

If you just bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone and are upset to find you can’t take photos with the darn thing? You’re not alone — Samsung says a “limited number” of the phones have a fatal flaw that renders the 16-megapixel camera useless. [More]

Dell Ends Weird Gift Guide Pricing Game, Lowers Camera Price $100

Dell Ends Weird Gift Guide Pricing Game, Lowers Camera Price $100

It’s the strangest thing: remember our post yesterday about Dell’s gift guide catalog and the camera prices that didn’t line up? Dell still hasn’t called us back or anything, but all of a sudden the price on that Nikon camera described in the post is down $100, in line with the catalog price. What a weird coincidence! [More]

The New Nokia Lumia May Have A 41-Megapixel Camera, But That Doesn’t Mean It’s The Best

A lot has been made about the 41-megapixel camera inside the Nokia Lumia 1020, but our tech-head twins at Consumer Reports say that you shouldn’t be swayed by the impressive number of megapixels, and that the camera is good but still outperformed by the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4. [Consumer Reports]

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Nikon Fixes One Problem With My Camera, May Have Caused Another

Nikon says that Max’s camera has “evidence of physical damage.” That’s all very well and good, but the shutter problems caused by the alleged damage happened sometime between when the camera’s flash issues were repaired at Nikon and Max took it out of the box when it came back. He pressed the shutter to take a picture, and it jammed. It wasn’t jammed before he sent it in. Nikon wants a fee to repair this damage, which would be no problem for Max if he had actually caused it. He says he didn’t. [More]

T-Mobile MyTouch Advertises An Extra Megapixel That Isn't Really There

T-Mobile MyTouch Advertises An Extra Megapixel That Isn't Really There

T-Mobile’s MyTouch and MyTouch Q are nice little baby smartphones. Sure, they don’t have all of the features of their fancier cousins, and they run a relatively ancient version of the Android operating system, but they’re relatively cheap ($50) with a new contract and have enough features to entertain most people. They have a dirty secret, though. T-Mobile boasts that these phones have a 5-megapixel camera. They don’t. Even if they technically do. [More]

Another Customer Sues Starbucks Over Bathroom Cam

Another Customer Sues Starbucks Over Bathroom Cam

After his 5-year-old daughter spotted a hidden camera in a D.C. Starbucks bathroom, a man is suing the company and asking for $1 million in damages on four counts, including breach of privacy. [More]

Understanding What All Those Weird Manual Settings On Your Camera Do

Understanding What All Those Weird Manual Settings On Your Camera Do

Photography newbies, as well as those who have used cameras for years but prefer to point and shoot obliviously, tend to be confounded by their devices’ settings. The fear of activating or deactivating a function and ruining your ability to snap pictures of your cat can be quite daunting. [More]

Kodak Wants Your Old Cameras, Electronics

Kodak Wants Your Old Cameras, Electronics

If you’ve got a drawer full of old camera equipment, you can turn it into money by selling it to Kodak, which has introduced a trade-in program in which it’s seeking digital and film cameras and accessories, digital video cameras, digital picture frames and printers. [More]

Find Your Stolen Camera By Searching Web For Uploaded Pictures From It

Find Your Stolen Camera By Searching Web For Uploaded Pictures From It

The descriptively named stolencamerafinder.com helps you track down your stolen fancy digital camera. Just drag and drop photos from your camera before it was stolen onto the box on the website. The site then scans scraped databases for the EXIF data embedded in the picture to locate other photos encoded with your same serial number. If there’s a hit, that person might have your camera. [More]

Why Does Digital Camera Repair Cost More Than Just Buying A New One?

Why Does Digital Camera Repair Cost More Than Just Buying A New One?

Dan writes that he was very happy with his Panasonic camera, a point-and-shoot with a nice zoom lens. He would have been happy to pay $100 to get it back in working order and avoid buying a new one. Alas, this was not to be. Since a special part needed to be ordered from Japan, Panasonic wanted $488 to repair a camera that originally cost $300. Dan is better off buying a new camera–which won’t be a Panasonic. [More]

Canon 7D Or Barbie Video Girl: Which Is Better?

Canon 7D Or Barbie Video Girl: Which Is Better?

Sometimes when you’re comparison shopping for electronics, it helps to find a fan-made video test that looks at the devices side by side. Luckily for you, if you can’t decide whether to buy an $1800 Canon 7D or a $50 Barbie Video Girl, now you’ve got some help. (Hint: only one of these can be called “the sassiest camera money can buy.”) [More]

Kodak Demonstrates Its Awesome Camera Technology With Stock Photo

Kodak Demonstrates Its Awesome Camera Technology With Stock Photo

It’s common practice for companies to license stock photography to use in promotional materials, but one of our readers thinks it’s somewhat strange that a camera company would go this route, when the one thing you’re trying to sell to consumers is the ability to capture great images. [More]

Chili's Fires Employee Accused Of Placing Camera In Restroom

Chili's Fires Employee Accused Of Placing Camera In Restroom

A former Chili’s employee is set to answer charges that he stashed a cellphone camera aimed at the women’s toilets in the Arroyo Grande restaurant. The camera was discovered after a 41-year-old patron noticed something suspicious concealed in a bucket of cleaning supplies. [More]

Where The Hell Is The Viewfinder On These New Cameras?

Where The Hell Is The Viewfinder On These New Cameras?

Consumer Reports says that 35% of you would like optical viewfinders on cameras, and yet they are becoming harder and harder to find. Why is this? [More]

Does The World Really Need A Rainbow-Colored DSLR?

Does The World Really Need A Rainbow-Colored DSLR?

Well, does it?