Ned Bunnell's affection for a competitor's shooter garnered some pretty interesting comments from readers.
If you're bored of hearing about the blinkin' credit crunch Christmas, and long for some good old-fashioned gadgety over-indulgence, here's the Leica D-Lux 4 Titanium. Because nothing screams class like misspelling the word 'deluxe'
The collector's item will have a limited run of 10,000 and come in a silver-gray finish, instead of the usual black.
Two hot cameras, a mainstream Nikon SLR and a high-end Sony compact, are on the list of models whose raw images Mac software such as iPhoto and Aperture now can handle.
Many of the new higher-end cameras that emerged at Photokina now are supported by Adobe's software for photo editing and cataloging, including Canon's EOS T4i, Fujifilm's X-E1, the Leica S, and the Nikon 1 J2.
Forget Swarovski crystals -- Leica has recruited Audi's top designer to carve a limited edition version of the Leica M9 from titanium.
Canon S90 and Panasonic G1 and GF1 owners now can import raw files into Aperture and iPhoto, and Canon SLR owners get tethered shooting.
Along with Aperture 3 came Apple support for raw photos from Canon's S90 and Panasonic's G1 and GH1, but not its newer GF1.
Malaysian blogger Ian Ho has found a pretty good solution to the common gripe over the Panasonic camera's lens cap.
Latest version of Adobe's raw-processing software supports Canon's newest SLR and gets built-in profiles to give images a better look.