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In the past, opting for a ruggedized camera has required some serious sacrifices. Whether that's meant comically large housings or mediocre performance, you couldn't get a fantastic point-and-shoot camera that you could also safely take on the slopes, the back of a motorcycle or on SCUBA dives. Th...

May 18th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been more than two years since Olympus unveiled its OM-D E-M5, but that camera's retro-inspired design is clearly here to stay. The latest model in the series, the E-M10, is priced more like a step-up camera than a flagship, but it hardly skimps on features, with the same 16-megapixel Micro F...

February 14th 2014 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Not only has Olympus unveiled the Stylus SP-100 with a whopping 50x optical zoom lens, it's also tackled one of the biggest issues in using such cameras: losing a moving subject. The new model is equipped with what the company calls its "eagle-eye" dot-sight located just above the viewfinder, whic...

January 29th 2014 at 6:16am 0 Comments
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Olympus has just made an offer that may be too good to refuse for those who couldn't afford the $1,000-plus OM-D EM-1 or EM-5 mirrorless cameras. It just launched the much more compact, but equally good-looking OM-D EM-10 Micro Four Thirds model for $700 (body only) or $800 with a 14-42mm f/3.5-5....

January 29th 2014 at 2:18am 0 Comments
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Listen, your digital voice recorder and your smartphone don't have to be enemies. Take the DM-901 from Olympus, for example. The new model extends an olive branch in the great voice recorder/phone wars with built-in WiFi, which lets it communicate with the Olympus Audio Controller app on your hand...

January 7th 2014 at 3:02am 0 Comments