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Kodak Can’t Decide What To Call Its Next Camera

When The Boston Globe reviewed Kodak’s latest pocket handicam, the pub dissed the product’s “dreadful” nomenclature. Surely, writer Hiawatha Bray wondered, Kodak can come up with something better than “Zi8.”* Nope! Which is why they want YOU to name their … Continue reading

Kodak Zi8: “much to love, little to gripe about”

I reviewed the Kodak Zi8 for Wired and found it to be a solid little handicam. From my review: Inside and out, the Zi8 is brimming with upgrades (1080p) and little touches (a legit microphone jack!) that set a new … Continue reading

Kodak’s New HD Video Cam = Goodnight & Good Luck, Flip!

Kodak unveiled the Zi8, its latest pocket video cam (far right). The HD shooter features 1080p, 4x digital zoom, SD slot, and weighs just 3.9 oz. Oh, and did we mention it costs $180. As we’ve said before, Flip-maker Pure … Continue reading

Malia Obama recommends the Kodak EasyShare M893

One of the most adorable small moments of the inauguration was watching the button cute daughter of President Obama happily snap pictures of her Dad. According to the New York Times, that digicam was a $150 EasyShare M893, which looks … Continue reading

Kodak OLED touchscreen digiframe gets it all right, except the price.

A while back, Joel and I were muttering about digital frames. They’re certainly some sort of future of simulated grandwhelp display, but they tend to be chintzy in the wrong places. Joel speculated that it was time to get excited … Continue reading

Mad Men pitch the Kodak Carousel

There’s few shows on television packing as much punch as AMC’s Mad Men. On the surface of things, the concept couldn’t be more dull: Madison Avenue advertising men pitching campaigns in the 60’s. But Joel’s pitch to me when he … Continue reading

Bad Old Days: Kodak Disc 4000 Camera

Kodak’s Disc 4000 camera, developed in response to the popularity of other cartridge film formats like 110, used a disc with 15 8x10mm negatives arrayed in a circle. Most all of the Disc cameras were fitted with a plastic aspheric … Continue reading

What Disposable Cameras Can Do

Pim writes: I sent a number of disposable cameras to a few people – children and farmers – at a small village in Lesotho, Southern Africa and asked them to take pictures of their life. ¬†What returned are some truly … Continue reading