Polaroid PoGo brings instant printing to the digital age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Polaroid, founded in 1937 by American physicist Edwin H. Land, invented instant photographic printing. Its first instant film camera went on sale in November 1948, but in February 2008 the company decided ...

Dell's Wasabi printer loses on price and quality

When a successful gadget is launched, expect a knock-off to follow. So it goes with two photo-themed products, one that mimics a hit from last year and another familiar to our popular culture. But should we embrace these ...

Enthusiasts revive Polaroid film, plan to sell it

(AP) -- A group of engineers and enthusiasts who leased an old Polaroid film factory in the Netherlands announced Monday that they had successfully reinvented instant film and will start selling packs this week.

Tech nostalgia on show at Berlin's IFA

For many consumers, rewinding cassettes, carefully placing a needle on a record or shaking dry a Polaroid photo may all feel like long-forgotten gestures from a bygone era.

The enduring appeal of analogue in a digital world

Everyday objects with network connections that can collect and share data or be remotely controlled – the Internet of Things (IoT) – promise to transform the way we interact with the world around us by fusing the physical ...

US jury to decide Apple, Samsung patent case

Jury selection was set to open on Monday in a US federal court in the blockbuster patent case pitting Apple against Samsung, which accuse each other of copying patents for smartphones and tablets.