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Socialmatic to make Polaroid-branded Instagram digital camera

Socialmatic to make Polaroid-branded Instagram digital camera

In 2012, ADR Studio created a Socialmatic Instagram concept camera, which is now set to become a reality. Socialmatic announced earlier this week that it signed an MoU agreement with C&A Licensing allowing it to make a Poloroid digital camera with instant printing capabilities. All the details are still unknown, but you can see the concept image after the jump.

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PolaPros offers a wide range of refurbished and new Polaroid instant cameras

PolaPros offers a wide range of refurbished and new Polaroid instant cameras

If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, someone you know had one of the Polaroid instant cameras. Odds are your parents had one of these instant cameras and you and your siblings probably fought over who got to shake the picture until it developed. If you would like to own one of these instant cameras again, a company called PolaPros is now offering a wide range of refurbished units.

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Polaroid iM1836 Android interchangeable lens camera hands-on

Polaroid iM1836 Android interchangeable lens camera hands-on

Polaroid may not be the first name you think of when you imagine cutting-edge cameras, but the new Polaroid iM1836 joins a rarified club of Android-based snappers. Pairing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with an interchangeable lens system of Polaroid's own devising, the iM1836 shoots up to 18-megapixel stills and up to 1080p Full HD video, and does the same sort of wireless uploads - minus 4G - as Samsung's Galaxy Camera.

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Polaroid unveils Android tablet for kids, will show it off at CES

Polaroid unveils Android tablet for kids, will show it off at CES

Polaroid, best known for its beloved instant-film cameras, has unveiled an Android tablet for kids. The slate has a 7-inch display, fun white and blue design, and is crafted to be rugged enough to withstand the endless dangers young children will subject it to. The PTAB750 model tablet will be on display at CES 2013 in the coming days.

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Polaroid launching stores to print your smartphone photos

Polaroid launching stores to print your smartphone photos

Polaroid's biggest days might be behind them, but that isn't stopping the company from coming up with new and unique ideas. Polaroid is planning on opening a chain of brick-and-mortar stores that are specifically built to print and edit all of your smartphone photos, as well as photos uploaded to Facebook or other social site. The company is calling its stores Fotobar.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 20, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 20, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening everyone. It looks like Samsung may soon be hit with antitrust charges from the European Commission after taking Apple to court with numerous patent disputes, and there's a new iOS 6 jailbreak scam on the scene that wants you to shell out $28. Acer might be looking to beat the rumored $99 Nexus tablet to the punch with its leaked Iconia B1, and Google announced today that it has no plans to enter the retail space as originally suspected.

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Polaroid mirrorless Android Camera confirmed for CES 2013

Polaroid mirrorless Android Camera confirmed for CES 2013

It would appear that the Polaroid camera spoken about earlier this week running Android with a mirrorless build and interchangeable lenses galore has been confirmed by none other than Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy. Speaking with Imaging Resource about the situation, Hardy made it perfectly clear that there will, indeed, be an Android Polaroid device at CES and that it wont be the same one they had before - this one will have interchangeable lenses: it's all so clear!

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Polaroid IM1836 interchangeable lens Android camera rumored as world’s first

Polaroid IM1836 interchangeable lens Android camera rumored as world’s first

It wouldn't be out of the question for Polaroid to do a double-down with the "first of" cameras in 2013 with a follow-up to their January 2011 release of the SC1630 Smart Camera. As they revealed that first-to-the-market type of device earlier this year, it was a rather giant deal to be combining the power of a standard pocketable camera with Google's mobile operating system. Here near the end of 2012 we're seeing rumor that they'll follow up with team-up with Sakar International for the "world's first compact interchangeable lens Android camera."

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 27, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening, everyone. This afternoon, RIM delivered its quarterly report, and even though it didn't look too good, it was still better than quarterly reports of the past. Samsung is teasing a new Galaxy Note II event for October 24, while Google turned 14 years old today and celebrated with a brand new doodle. Qualcomm introduced a pair of new processors for mobile devices today, and a series of new iPhone patents deals with things like disappearing buttons, 3D displays, and invisible speakers.

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Polaroid announces new line of sports video cameras

Polaroid announces new line of sports video cameras

If you're an adventurous type of person, then Polaroid has a new line of sports video cameras aimed directly at you. Revealed at Photokina, the new Polaroid XS line is for those who need their cameras to stand up to abuse while still being portable enough to record and snap pictures on the go. The average consumer probably won't find much value in these cameras, but if you're a sports enthusiast and spend every weekend taking in nature, these are the cameras for you.

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Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

I'm sure almost everyone out there is familiar with the name Polaroid. If you grew up in the 80s, someone you knew had one of those Polaroid instant cameras that spit photographs out the front. Polaroid and Sakar have announced a new line of easy-to-use and compact camcorders, including one of the world's thinnest and lightest full HD resolution units.

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Impossible Instant Lab offers Polaroid stills from your iPhone snaps

Impossible Instant Lab offers Polaroid stills from your iPhone snaps

The Impossible Project isn't content with restarting Polaroid's abandoned instant film production; it also has a Kickstarter, offering a decidedly odd-looking way of getting instant prints from your iPhone. Rather than plugging in via the dock connector, as we've seen other mobile printers do, the Impossible Instant Lab takes an altogether more accordion-like approach, basically slapping the iPhone on top of a modified Polaroid camera base.

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