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12 cool and unusual cameras for every price range

Looking for a DSLR, compact mirrorless interchangeable lens, point and shoot, Wi-Fi enabled, or other special camera? These are the most intriguing digicams we saw this year.

15 Cyber Monday tech deals that actually make sense

Not every Cyber Monday deal is at hot, hot, hot as advertised. But we managed to find some worthy bargains on HDTVs, smartphones, cameras, tablets and more.

10 Black Friday HDTV and camera deals not to be missed

Our finds for Black Friday include a 4K HDTV, DSLR camera bargains from major makers, and clutch of HDTVs at great prices.

Nikon gears up for the holiday season with new compact camera models

Iterative new features to its portfolio of fixed lens consumer and advanced cameras seek to make shooting easier and more enjoyable for target customers.

Nikon's new long zoom point-and-shoot is smarter than any phone camera

Nikon's Coolpix L620 offers 14X zoom range; further specializes long lens point and shoots.

Samsung SMART Camera gets smarter with Evernote integration

New update lets you sync photos directly from your digicam.

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Fuel3D Scanner

Behold, the first point-and-shoot 3D scanner for under $1000

This Kickstarter campaign hopes to launch the first handheld 3D scanner that costs the same as the desktop 3D printer you will use to print-out captured objects in.

Panasonic takes the long view with the Lumix FZ70

The Lumix DMC-FZ70 has a staggering 60X optical zoom range, the most for a consumer point-and-shoot.

Sony launches new high-end pocket cameras

Sony unveils special editions of its compact cameras with the new RX100 II and the RX1R.

Ricoh GR fixed lens compact camera sports large sensor

The new Ricoh GR, targeted to photo enthusiasts, shoehorns a large sensor into a compact body.

HTC One debuts UltraPixel technology, but is the phone's camera all it's cracked up to be?

Is the HTC One's UltraPixel camera better than all the others? HTC's Symon Whitehorn explains why it is. Our review will tell the real story.

Fuji announces two new hobbyist cameras

Fujifilm North America has released a pair of fixed-lens Wi-Fi-enabled cameras for consumers and sports enthusiasts.

Canon launches compact, super-light DSLR

Canon introduces ultra-portable, full-featured DSLR to take on the interchangeable lens market dominated by Sony and Olympus.