We take a look at the E-PL1, Olympus' latest Micro Four Thirds interchangeable-lens camera. It offers an aggressive price and newbie-friendly features designed to attract point-and-shoot upgraders.
Reversing months of year-over-year declines, the industry recorded December sales of $5.53 billion, up 4 percent from a year earlier, according to The NPD Group.
Olympus doesn't address the lack of a flash or the E-P1's performance woes, but does toss in a nice add-on EVF.
Thus far, interchangeable lens cameras have either been feature-packed but big or compact but lacking important capabilities. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 looks like the first model positioned to appeal to the snapshooter looking to step up.
Dropping back to 10 megapixels for (conceivably) improved low-light performance and resurrecting the articulated LCD, it looks like Canon is trying to atone for past mistakes in its enthusiast compacts.
A soft economy appears to be sending consumers to their couches to watch movies rented through Netflix. Company sees 21 percent jump in second-quarter revenue.
Olympus channels the ghost of cameras past to launch its first Micro Four Thirds interchangeable-lens compact.
IBM has reportedly lowered its buyout price for Sun Microsystems to a range of $9 to $10 per share, shaving a dollar off its previously discussed range, according to the Journal.
A bump to 14.7 megapixels is the most notable enhancement to the Canon PowerShot g10.
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