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Lilbits: DSL conundrum, Pixel 2 EOL, and a $6K Android camera

My first broadband internet connection was DSL. After years of dialup, the ability to surf the web with speeds measured in MB rather than KB per second felt like living in the future. But these days DSL is aging technology that’s been largely left behind by the proliferation of cable, fiber, and cellular technologies that […]

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Panasonic launches Lumix CM10 Android-powered camera

About a year after launching the Lumix CM1 smartphone with a high-quality camera lens, Panasonic is introducing a new model that looks virtually identical. But the new Panasonic Lumix CM10 has one key difference: it’s not a phone. It’s just an Android-powered point-and-shoot camera with a 28mm Leica DC lens, a 20 megapixel, 1 inch […]

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Polaroid Socialmatic camera features WiFi, Bluetooth, Android, and a built-in printer

Polaroid’s new Socialmatic Camera gets back to the company’s roots by letting you print photos on the fly. But it does it with a modern twist. The camera has a built-in zero ink printer that can shoot out a 2″ x 3″ photo in less than a minute. But that’s not the camera’s only trick. It […]

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Samsung launches Galaxy Camera 2: Android camera with more horsepower

Samsung is updating its Galaxy Camera lineup with a new model sporting a more powerful processor and a bigger battery. Like last year’s Gallery Camera, the new Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is basically a point-and-shoot camera with a zoom lens and Android software. But the new model has a new design, a bit more power, […]

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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is a 16 megapixel point-and-shoot camera with a 21x optical zoom lens and a 4.8 inch touchscreen display. But it’s not the lens or screen which set it apart from most cameras on the market — it’s what lies under the hood. In this case, it’s the guts of a smartphone. […]