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Photo Contest: Hot Pics for December

Subscribers to Dave Johnson's Digital Focus newsletter took these award-winning shots.

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CMOS Is Winning the Camera Sensor Battle, and Here's Why

CCD sensors have long been associated with better image quality, but speedy CMOS resides in the majority of today's cameras, from DSLRs to iPhones to Lytro.

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Photographer Replaces His DSLR’s Translucent Mirror With Saran Wrap

A Sony A55 user named Dario replaces his damaged translucent pellicle mirror with a home hacked one made of plastic food wrap--and it actually works!

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17 Technologies That Will Die Soon

From USB drives to Yahoo, these 17 products, technologies, and brands will likely be put out to pasture in 2012 or shortly thereafter.

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Did Smartphones kill the Point-and-Shoot?

2011 may go down as the year the point-and-shoot camera market died, as smartphones replace cameras and camcorders for on-the-fly photography, study shows.

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Last-Minute Tech Shopper Gift Guide

Use our last-minute tech gift guide to find great digital gift ideas that you can get to any friend or relative almost immediately.

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Nikon’s New Adapter Brings Big Glass to its Small Nikon 1 Cameras

Nikon Japan releases a new FT1 mount adapter that let’s the Nikon 1 use any DSLR lens with full automatic functionality.

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Nikon Coolpix S8200 Digital Camera, $219

Abe's of Maine is selling the 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix 8200 pocket camera for only $219, with free shipping.

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Researchers Hack a DSLR Into a Hyperspectral Imager

Scientists turn an ordinary DSLR into a hyperspectral camera using a frankenlens made of a diffraction gel, a 50-mm and 17-40-mm lens, and some PVC pipe.

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PCWorld Staff Favorites of 2011

Here are the laptops, printers, phones, tablets, and other gear that the PCWorld editors really liked this year. Tell us if you agree with these top picks.

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Canon PowerShot Elph 100 HS Compact Camera, $110

Get almost half off the 12-megapixel canon PowerShot Elph 100 HS at Amazon.com.

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MIT's Light Speed Camera Snaps a Trillion Frames per Second

MIT scientists create a camera system that can take one trillion frames per second--fast enough to see the speed of light and capture moving photons.

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