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Nikon D4 Thunderbolt rumor suggests high-speed tethered video

Nikon D4 Thunderbolt rumor suggests high-speed tethered video

Intel name-checked a number of storage and A/V companies on board with Thunderbolt and expecting to release products using the new 10Gbps port found on the early 2011 MacBook Pro, but we're already hearing other rumors about potential adopters currently flying under the radar. According to Nikon Rumors's source, the Nikon D4 will be the first DSLR to offer Thunderbolt as a connection option.

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Nikon P300 promises image quality in any light

Nikon P300 promises image quality in any light

It can be hard to get a decent photograph in dark or really bright environments. The image ends up too dark or too bright and detail is lost. Nikon has a new camera that is called the P300 that is perfect for people that want to be able to take good photos in any lighting condition.

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Nikon Coolpix P500 puts the mega in megazoom

Nikon Coolpix P500 puts the mega in megazoom

Zoom on a camera is like download speed for your internet connection, you can always use more. I want to be able to zoom in on my kid from the back of the auditorium and get good image quality. Nikon has a new point and shoot that will let you zoom in from a long way away from your subject called the P500.

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Nikon patent surfaces for lens with manual and motorized zoom

Nikon patent surfaces for lens with manual and motorized zoom

The video quality you can get from a DSLR that can record video in HD is very impressive giving the capability to make really good photos and video with one go. The catch that some are finding when they are trying to make pro level video with the DSLR is that it's hard to zoom smoothly in manual zoom mode that DSLR cameras support.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 30 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 30 2010

You sassafrass you, NOOKcolor! Last night we spoke about how NOOKcolor had been rooted and presented to you the final chapter in our "A Week With" reviews of that device, but what's this?! I snuck another one in on ya! A Week with NOOKcolor: The Missing Link – Viewing Manually Loaded Books and What a Root Means for the Future. Then there's news about how NOOKcolor saved B&N's butt financially this year, and the iPad responds with a magazine - it's got TRON on it! Maybe not a direct response, and I know it's released by Richard Branson, but, you know, but I don't think iPad is worried about the B&N competition. Then we've got some Farmville news and some NASA news about what might be aliens - this expressing the range of information we present here at the R3 Media Network. ALL THIS AND MORE on the SlashGear Morning Wrap-up!

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High-Speed 500MB/sec CompactFlash next-gen standard proposed by Sony, Nikon & SanDisk

High-Speed 500MB/sec CompactFlash next-gen standard proposed by Sony, Nikon & SanDisk

Sony, Nikon and SanDisk are pushing for a new high-speed memory card format, which would replace CompactFlash in future digital cameras and camcorders. The unnamed new format would mark a switch from PATA to PC Express, and theoretical transfer speeds of up to 500MB/sec from the current 167MB/sec maximum. Meanwhile it would also allow for cards greater than 2TB in capacity.

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Nikon D7000 gets early unboxing as Best Buy start selling [Video]

Nikon D7000 gets early unboxing as Best Buy start selling [Video]

Nikon's D7000 DSLR isn't expected to go on sale for a few days yet, but it seems Best Buy can't quite help themselves; the lure of taking money from customers' wallets when there's perfectly good stock sitting around in warehouses is too great, and so we've got the first two unboxing videos from lucky D7000 owners Geoff and PanicInJune.  The 16.2-megapixel camera isn't exactly brimming with surprise inside the box, but it's always nice to get a sneak preview.

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Nikon D7000 DSLR official: 16.2MP, Full HD, 39-point AF

Nikon D7000 DSLR official: 16.2MP, Full HD, 39-point AF

Nikon has outed its D7000 DSLR, a 16.2-megapixel camera with 6fps shooting, a 39-point AF system and full HD 1080p video capture (with continuous autofocus).  The Nikon D7000 effectively replaces the D90, promising improved low-light performance and the new EXPEED 2 engine with its 14-bit Analog / Digital conversion.

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Nikon COOLPIX S80 14.1MP camera gets OLED touchscreen

Nikon COOLPIX S80 14.1MP camera gets OLED touchscreen

Nikon's third and final new camera of the morning is the Nikon COOLPIX S80, a 14.1-megapixel point and shoot with a 5x optical zoom and a 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen for control and settings.  Just 16.5mm thick, the S80 records 720p HD video and you can even annotate and draw on top of stills.

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Nikon COOLPIX S8100: 12MP, 1080p HD and ISO 160-3200

Nikon COOLPIX S8100: 12MP, 1080p HD and ISO 160-3200

Nikon's second camera of the day, the Nikon COOLPIX S8100, lacks the manual control flexibility of the P7000, but gives buyers a 12.1-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and 10x optical zoom instead.  The company is pushing it as ideal for low-light photography, aided by the EXPEED C2 processor, though it can also shoot Full HD video.

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Nikon COOLPIX P7000 puts DSLR flexibility into consumer chassis

Nikon COOLPIX P7000 puts DSLR flexibility into consumer chassis

Nikon has outed three new cameras today, and first up is the Nikon COOLPIX P7000.  The new flagship to the company's COOLPIX range, the P7000 packs a 10.1-megapixel CCD sensor and 7.1x optical zoom into a consumer-sized chassis, complete with the sort of controls you might normally expect to find on a DSLR.

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Nikon D3100 DSLR goes official

Nikon D3100 DSLR goes official

The Nikon D3100 DSLR camera is a new entry-level DSLR from Nikon. The camera had its features surface in a couple early leaks and it sounded good. The D3100 went official this week and all the details have been offered up for those interested in the new camera.

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