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Apple, Google, and RIM involved in Kodak patent buyout

Apple, Google, and RIM involved in Kodak patent buyout

Earlier this morning, it was announced that Kodak sold off all of their digital imaging patents for a total of $525 million in order to help pay off chapter 11 bankruptcy bills. At the time, though, a list of companies who bought these patents off of Kodak wasn't disclosed, but now the list has been released, and it includes a total of 12 companies, including Apple, Google, and Research In Motion.

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Fujifilm unveils sexy XF1 digital camera

Fujifilm unveils sexy XF1 digital camera

Fujifilm has been busy this month unveiling new digital cameras in its high-end X-series line. At the beginning of the month, Fujifilm unveiled the X-E1 interchangeable lens digital camera positioned to rival full-frame DSLR cameras on the market. Today Fujifilm has unveiled another new camera called the XF1.

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Fujifilm X-E1 mirrorless compact gets official

Fujifilm X-E1 mirrorless compact gets official

Retro shutterbugs rejoice! Fujifilm has outed its latest interchangeable lens compact camera, and if your life is buoyed by knurled dials and classic aluminum style, the X-E1 may be the model for you. Packing a custom 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor and compatible with Fujifilm's X-Mount lens system from the X-Pro1 rangefinder, the Fujifilm X-E1 comes in at 30-percent smaller than its chunky sibling while still, the company insists, producing stills and video that can rival full-frame DSLRs.

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Fujifilm X-E1 and XF1 X-Series “low-cost” cameras appear in photos

Fujifilm X-E1 and XF1 X-Series “low-cost” cameras appear in photos

Two new Fujifilm cameras have appeared in the camera leak stream today, both of them coming soon, it would seem, in Fujifilm's X-Series of high-end retro-casing shooters. The first of these is the pocket-sized XF-1 (aka XP-1 until we get some clarification) which will almost certainly bring on the least expensive set of specifications to the lineup this Fall. The other is the X-E1, a device that brings on what might be just a bit less power than the X-Pro1.

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Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR wants to give your phone a wireless hug

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR wants to give your phone a wireless hug

Fujifilm has outed its latest compact camera, the FinePix F800EXR, pairing a sizable 20x optical zoom with the convenience of wireless transfer between it and your smartphone or tablet. Install the Fujifilm Photo Receiver on your Android or iOS device, and it can suck over shots - thirty at a time - while using he the company's Camera Application turns the handset into a GPS logger, sending location details to the F800EXR to be geotagged to each shot.

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Fujifilm axes select Fujichrome film as digital eats photography

Fujifilm axes select Fujichrome film as digital eats photography

The decline of film photography continues, with Fujifilm announcing the discontinuation of several of its films including Velvia 100F. "Due to decreasing demand globally we have to announce the withdrawal of some formats of Velvia 100F and Velvia 50" Fujifilm product manager for professional film Gabriel Da Costa said of the company's decision. "It is an unfortunate consequence of of digital capture, that some of the slower selling silver-halide lines will drop off the radar."

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Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Japanese camera company Fujifilm has filed a patent infringement suit against Motorola. The suit alleges that Motorola is infringing on four different patents associated with camera technology in mobile phones. Fujifilm claims it notified Motorola in 2011 that it believed Motorola products were infringing on four of its patents. Fujifilm says that it and Motorola held a number of face-to-face meetings over the matter and apparently; those meetings didn't go well.

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Fujifilm unveils new waterproof XP170 digital camera

Fujifilm unveils new waterproof XP170 digital camera

Fujifilm has unveiled a new digital camera called the FinePix XP170. The camera has a 14-megapixel resolution and is waterproof to 33 feet. The camera can survive drops from 6.5 feet and temperatures as low as 14°F. The camera is also dustproof and clearly aimed at outdoorsy types that need a rugged camera that can survive adventures.

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