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The old cliché that "it's the thought that counts" is only partly true when it comes to giving someone a gadget as a gift. Ideally, gadget gifts should always be practical and functional.
Nadel Enterprises Inc. has been appointed exclusive Canadian distributor for all Velbon tripods and photographic accessories.
The majority of digital cameras feature a 5x optical zoom lens, with a focal length range around 28-140mm (35mm equivalent). But there are many models with an 18x or 26x or 30x lens, and even one with a built-in 50x zoom, Canon's PowerShot SX50HS.
Monster Digital, a developer of advanced memory and storage products, has introduced the Safari Series line of rugged, high-capacity SD and microSD Class 10 memory cards.
Although most families already own a digital camera, a new improved model is still among the most popular gifts this time of year. Of course, many other types of imaging items are just as suitable.
Now that prices for full-frame DSLRs have dropped to a relatively affordable level, it may make sense to add one to your system, retaining your faster small-sensor DSLR. That's what I did and owning two DSLRs, each with its own advantages, offers the best of both worlds.
Unlike the 35mm SLR cameras of the past, most digital SLRs use a sensor smaller than the 24x36mm film frame. However, you can also find a few "full-frame" DSLRs that capture images on a larger 24x36mm CMOS chip.
Now that Microsoft has unleashed Windows 8, computer users will be either eager to exploit its new capabilities, or desperate to tame them. Either way, there's lots of new gear that can help. But we've also seen some nice new gadgets...
Already shipping to dealers in Europe and the U.S., the Samsung Galaxy Camera with 3G + Wi-Fi and Android OS will become available here on Dec. 7.
"In years before," Matthew Ki told Marketnews of Taknology Canada's recent show, "we had an open concept floor show, but this year, although we still had booths, our main focus was on seminars."