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Canon PowerShot A1200 camera review: Optical viewfinder, AA batteries, and good photos

For an entry-level camera, the Canon PowerShot A1200 offers a lot for little money.

By May 11, 2011


TalkTalk takes on BT Infinity with superfast fibre-optic broadband

TalkTalk's super-fast broadband is open for business -- but how does it compare against BT Infinity?

By April 5, 2011


Altek A14 Leo phone gets snappy with 14-megapixel camera and 3x optical zoom

Digital camera maker Altek is set to cause a stir at MWC this week, with its A14 Leo 'Pro Camera' smart phone'. Why? How does a 14-megapixel camera with a 3x optical zoom grab you?

By February 12, 2011


Poll: Do laptops still need optical drives?

Cast your vote in this poll, and then jump into the comments section below to let us know why you need (or don't need) an optical drive in your laptop.

By October 26, 2010


High-tech hair brush improves optical brain scans

A brush optrode developed at the University of Texas uses fibers to thread past hair, thus improving scalp contact, signal levels, and overall cost and efficiency of optical scanning.

By October 20, 2010


Altek Leo 14-megapixel, 3x optical zoom Android monster phone invades Europe

The Nokia N8 has started a trend for smart phones with heavy-duty camera technology, and the 14-megapixel Altek Leo is looking to cash in next year.

By October 4, 2010


How to use mini or other nonstandard optical discs on your Mac

Most optical discs are a standard 12cm in diameter, are round, and besides some potential manufacturing incompatibilities with certain optical drives, are expected to load and be recognized in most systems. Despite this, some companies will distribute device drivers or other content on mini or oddly shaped optical discs.

By September 13, 2010


Megacheap megazooms: 10 sub-$250 cameras with 10x or longer optical zoom

CNET compares 10 megazoom digital cameras that cost less than $250 each.

By August 30, 2010


Sanyo adds optical zoom to Dual Camera

If you've hesitated buying a minicamcorder for lack of an optical zoom, Sanyo's "full HD" VPC-PD2 may be the answer.

By August 20, 2010


Intel touts 50Gbps silicon optics

By building ultra-fast laser circuits into standard silicon circuits, Intel says it can revolutionize affordable data communications across IT.

By July 27, 2010