Chemists say they've manufactured a sheet that changes color when dipped in mercury-tainted water, and that taking a picture of the sheet with a mobile phone or digicam can quantify the toxin's concentration.
Software and services are increasingly enticing new applications for consumer photography and creating new modes of sharing memories, but they're also shutting out digital cameras.
They don't do much, but at least they're small and cheap.
Oh, snap! This week's prize updates the classic Polaroid instant camera with a 14-megapixel digicam and integrated Zink inkless printer that spits out 3x4-inch color prints.
If you've gone all-in for 3D--or plan to in the near future--Fujifilm's Real 3D W3 could be the best camera and video solution for consumers to start creating their own content.
The Samsung ST80 camera is designed to simplify photo sharing by leveraging an available Wi-Fi Internet connection.
Camera manufacturers are gearing up for the holiday shopping season by releasing a slew of new models. Here's what's been announced so far.
Flexible-tripod maker adds even smaller models. Two products are designed to stay attached to the digicam and a third may even replace the need to lug around a traditional tripod.
A clever shutterbug gutted a film camera innards and made space for the Canon Digital Ixus 870 IS to be placed inside.
The Chobi Mini Digital Camera measures just 1.7 inches by 1.1 inches by less than half an inch and weighs a featherlight half an ounce.