The US hard-disk maker, Western Digital Corp, said on Tuesday that China's Unisplendour Corp Ltd had scrapped its planned $3.78 billion investment in the company, a move that in turn alters the terms of Western's deal for rival SanDisk Corp.Unisplendour, a unit of China's state-backed Tsinghua Holdings Co...
Nikon has expanded its Coolpix line-up with the launch of the A900, B700 and B500 compact zoom cameras. It will be available in the coming months at a price of $399 (approximately Rs. 27,000), $499 (approximately Rs. 33,500) and $299 (approximately Rs. 20,000) respectively. All three cameras support...
The premium compact camera market has been dominated thus far by Sony's highly popular RX100 series but that could soon change. Nikon has decided to enter this space with its new DL line which includes the DL18-50, DL24-85, and DL24-500. The numbers indicate the equivalent focal length of...
Ricoh has finally taken the wraps off its first-ever full-frame DSLR, the Pentax K-1. Designed for professionals, the camera will be available starting April at a retail price of $1,799 (approximately Rs. 1,20,600) for just the body.   The K-1 boats of a 36-megapixel CMOS full-frame sensor and is...
Canon has announced three additions to its EOS and PowerShot range of digital cameras. The EOS 80D is the successor to the EOS 70D and will be available for purchase this April. The PowerShot line gets two new additions in the form of the G7X Mark II which...
Sony on Tuesday revealed its new IMX318 CMOS Exmor RS image sensor for smartphones. The Japanese company touts its latest camera chip as the industry's first stacked CMOS image sensor with built-in hybrid autofocus (as fast as 0.03 seconds) and 3-Axis electronic image stabilisation (EIS).The IMX318 CMOS...
Panasonic has announced the Lumix GF8, a new compact system camera for selfies lovers. Pricing and availability details will follow soon. The GF8 is not too different from GF7, which , as the major changes are all software related. The beauty function offers modes like Soft Skin, Defocusing,...
MIT scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new imaging device that consists of a loose bundle of optical fibres, with no need for lenses or a protective housing.Bundles of the fibres could be fed through pipes and immersed in fluids, to image oil fields, aquifers, or...
on Friday said it will be shuttering Picasa to shift its focus to the new Google Photos service launched less than a year ago."Since the launch of Google Photos, we've had a lot of questions around what this means for the future of Picasa. After much thought...
Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos."It is easy to take your smartphone out of your pocket if...