April 2010

Eye-Fi expands hotspot access service worldwide
Eye-Fi, makers of the world's first wireless memory card for digital cameras, announced it will add hundreds of thousands more Wi-Fi networks to its Hotspot Access service, including a significant expansion of its international hotspots. By the end of May, Eye-Fi X2 users with an active Hotspot Access plan will be able to upload photos and videos directly from their camera to their home computer, and the Web, from commercial and open Wi-Fi networks around the world. -- Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010 by chb

Panasonic reveals pricing for Lumix G Series
Panasonic announced pricing for the highly anticipated Panasonic LUMIX G2 and LUMIX G10 - the latest additions to the company's LUMIX G Series Digital Singles Lens (DSL) Micro Four Thirds cameras. Both available in late-May 2010, the LUMIX G2 (3-inch touch display, 720P HD video), which will come in red, blue and black models, will have a suggested retail price of $799.95, while the LUMIX G10 will have an SRP of $599.95. -- Posted Monday, April 19, 2010 by chb

ILFORD gets a new lease on life
Another illustrious name in photography, Ilford, has been acquired by Paradigm Global Partners, an investment company that seeks to leverage Ilford's still substantial capability for developing leading edge technology, its state of the art manufacturing facility and its world-renowned brand. -- Posted Thursday, April 8, 2010 by chb