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Kodak Instamatic camera turns 50

The revolutionary camera that made photography a snap was introduced in March 1963.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Eastman Kodak Co.'s revolutionary Instamatic camera, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, is defined by its name: easy to use, simply and smartly designed and ready for the fleeting …

Need Juice? This Phone Charger Fits In Your Wallet

<b>The Pitch:</b> The ChargeCard is a super-slim USB phone charger that can fit in a wallet as easy as a credit card. The product was funded on Kickstarter, and was recently sold on the shopping site Grand St.<p><b>The Verdict:</b> Few phones have the juice to last through an entire day of even moderate usage. In …

Facebook's Next Big Step: Its Own Phone

After years of denying it would, Facebook now plans to introduce a smartphone designed for its social network. The Android-based device will be made by HTC, according to the New York Times and it will be unveiled on Thursday.<p>According to the Times:<p>The software is designed so that some of the core …

Google's 'If I Had Glass' winners list dominated by celebrities, popular Twitter accounts

Google's "If I Had Glass" competition has always been a public affair: applications were submitted using a hashtag on Twitter and Google+, and winners offered the opportunity to be among the first to purchase Glass started receiving notifications in the form of public replies earlier this week. …

Matterform crowdfunds a simple, well-designed 3D scanner that could arrive this summer

MakerBot has been the trailblazer when it comes to bringing 3D printing to the masses, but another company may beat it to the punch before it can do the same for 3D scanners. Matterform is looking to produce a simple, low-profile 3D scanner, and it's launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of the …

No, SimCity is Not an MMO

EA and Maxis are sticking to their guns in defending the multiplayer vision of SimCity. EA Labels President Frank Gibeau recently doubled down, telling gamesindustry.biz that the decision to make SimCity online only was absolutely creative, and had nothing to do with DRM. Instead, he said, they …

Frostbite 3 engine doesn't support Wii U, says EA DICE

EA DICE's Frostbite 3 engine doesn't support Wii U, said Patrick Bach, executive producer on the Battlefield franchise at the studio, in an interview with Eurogamer.<p>"We right now don't have support for the Wii U in the Frostbite engine," said Bach, explaining that "we don't want to back down from …

Mega Man 25th Anniversary Statue now up for pre-order for $99.95

The Mega Man 25th Anniversary Statue is now available for pre-order from the Capcom Store for $99.95, Capcom announced today.<p>Capcom unveiled the 10-inch-tall figure at its PAX East 2013 panel, where it said the statue would be available exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con this July. However, said …

The Hottest Cars At The New York Auto Show

The Hyundai HCD-14 concept is meant to point directly to the next Genesis premium sedan. It uses the well-known 5.0-liter Tau V8, a naturally aspirated direct-injection engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

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Ferrari F12 races Air Malta A320 jet

Air Malta recently worked up a little stunt that pitted an Airbus A320 against a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta in a drag race to raise funds for charity. It's easy to forget just how quick something the size of a jetliner can be, but watching the video below shows us just where the big passenger aircraft …

Navi on your wrist!

NaviMi is a modern compass concept designed specifically for those of who have trouble getting our bearings. The design incorporates a digital …

Intuitive Digital Thermometer

This digital cooking thermometer combines the ease and straightforward functionality of familiar analog temperature setting with the friendly user …