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We can count on one hand the number of times a waterproof camera was the only suitable option for any given photo shoot, but drizzle and even flash monsoons can strike at any moment, especially in some locales. Most clothing and other analog gear can survive such attacks of mother nature nearly un...

June 21st 2012 at 12:44pm 0 Comments
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Pentax didn't wait long after a rather conspicuous leak to make the details official: welcome the K-30, the company's spiritual successor to the long-serving K-r. The camera makes its biggest numerical jump in sensor size, from 12.4 megapixels to 16, but you're primarily shelling out for a much to...

May 21st 2012 at 7:44pm 0 Comments
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Pentax has been teasing us with its trio of cameras for what seems like an eternity. It's been long enough that we've actually had playtime with the new mirrorless flagship, the K-01. That chunky retro body will turn some heads in the street, so any fashionistas can now pick it up. It'll be wingin...

March 13th 2012 at 2:42am 0 Comments
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Exactly twelve months after the unveiling of the Optio WG-1 family, Pentax is now introducing the successors to its colorful and ruggedized shooters. And while its macho design hasn't changed much, the newcomers usher in a host of predictable spec bumps. The new all-terrain shooters are sporting a...

February 7th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We heard it was coming, and confirmation arrives today of Pentax's latest model, the K-01. The manufacturer is cheer-leading the fact that it uses the world's thinnest interchangeable lens for lens-interchangeable cameras, which really rolls off the tongue. The body is compatible with the rest of...

February 2nd 2012 at 8:17am 0 Comments
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Above is a purported leak of Pentax's upcoming K-01 -- a retro-inspired mirrorless camera which is apparently set for reveal soon. Divulged in a bevy of official-looking shots on Pentax Forums, the diminutive shooter will apparently be available in several colors alongside its incredibly-thin 40mm...

February 1st 2012 at 10:05pm 0 Comments
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Standing on the Hoover Dam, you're trying to encapsulate the majesty of the engineering feat before you. Turning the camera on its side, you try and get a perfect portrait shot, but find the vagaries of evolution mean your fingers won't stretch to the buttons anymore. If you've ever experienced suc...

January 26th 2012 at 7:40am 0 Comments
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You've been waiting all week, and the 11th Issue of Engadget Distro is finally here. For those of you experiencing that nasty crash bug overseas, the fix is in. We released version 1.0.2 of the app earlier this week, so if you've got an iPad (or a way to view PDFs) go on and download it. Taking c...

November 4th 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Sony announces NEX-C3 and Alpha A35 cameras, new macro lens Pentax intros Q, world's smallest interchangeable lens digital camera (hands-on video) Nikon 1 J1 review (video) Most of the interchangeable lens cameras we've seen to date seem to follow a standard mold: they have simi...

October 25th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments