Canon’s Square PowerShot N Is a “Tweener,” but a Keeper

It’s hip to be a square digital camera.

Demystifying Advanced Compact Cameras

Looking for an advanced compact camera in addition to your smartphone, but confused by some of the specs? Read on.


Canon Sees Profit Growth on Weaker Yen

Canon Inc. said its net profit for the fourth quarter fell fractionally from a year earlier but forecast a rise in profit for 2013 as its overseas sales get a boost from the yen’s weakening.


Asia’s Electronics Giants Jump Into Health Care

As Asian consumer electronics makers look beyond gadgets for new revenue opportunities, there’s one area that many are finding attractive: Medical equipment.

Big Blue Is Still the Big Dog of Patents

IBM dominates the patent race for the 20th consecutive year.


Three Reasons to Watch Interest-Based Social Networks in 2013

Brands have some new marketing opportunities as interest-based networks grow and add more mobile features.

Fujifilm’s XF1 Camera Blends Old-School Style With Advanced Control

Fujifilm’s newest compact digital camera will likely appeal to photo hobbyists with an eye toward vintage camera styles.
Fujufilm XF1

Two Budget-Friendly Printers You Won’t Want to Throw Out the Window

Printers are normally a source of frustration. Here are two that keep it simple but still get the job done.

Peering Into the Patent Portfolio Behind Google Glass

Google has 36 issued and four pending U.S. patents on head-mounted display and augmented reality technologies.

HP Sails Into Perfect Storm for Printers

Sales of printers, ink and paper are all heading south, and that has already showed up in the results of four major printer vendors. One has yet to report this quarter: Hewlett-Packard.

Three Cameras in Focus at CES

I Want My, I Want My SED