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rangefinders

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Leica's new top-end rangefinder gets more electronic

Buying a Leica is more about brand cachet than high-performance electronics, but live view in the Leica M dramatically changes focusing. Also: a splashy X2 and an S with better image quality.

By September 28, 2012

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Turn your iPhone into a vintage rangefinder

Gizmon iCA case dresses your phone up like a Leica rangefinder camera, but also sports some useful functions photographers will appreciate.

By January 3, 2012

Editors' Take

Leica M8

Leica's M8 rangefinder has a good feel and solid construction. Unfortunately, a production flaw has kept us from making a final judgment. Check back soon for our verdict.

December 20, 2006

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Bring your Leica underwater--for $8,000

The case lets users access most of the controls and is rated to be able to dive to depths of about 148 feet. But given the complex operation of rangefinders for focusing, we wonder how well it will perform underwater.

By April 28, 2010

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CES: Pilot iRobot's AVA telepresence bot with iPad

iRobot's AVA is a tablet-controlled robot that can serve as a telepresence interface or an interactive butler.

By January 6, 2011

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Fuji camera kickin' it old school at PMA

Check out this beauty from Fujifilm, a 6x7 medium format camera with a tres old school bellows collapsing lens and, wait for it, film! (6x7, by the way, refers to the size in centimeters of the negative, so a 6cm by 7cm is over four times as large

By February 2, 2008

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New Leica shoots the world in black and white

Among a host of pricey new products announced today, Leica introduced a monochrome-only version of its M-series rangefinder body.

By May 10, 2012

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Military backpack maps out 3D interiors

Researchers at UC Berkeley are developing a backpack that can automatically map out building interiors in 3D. Could it be part of Google Earth one day?

By September 9, 2010

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Best sports and fitness gadget gifts

Shopping for an athletic type this Christmas? Get a sporty victory high-five from them by gifting one of these ingenious gadgets.

By November 29, 2012

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Japan's ZMP to sell golf cart-size robot car

ZMP's RoboCar gets supersized into RoboCar G, a one-seater vehicle designed for research purposes. The car can drive itself or be driven over short distances.

By February 28, 2010