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Polaroid Plans Leap Into Gaming Market With Accessories

Polaroid Plans Leap Into Gaming Market With Accessories

When you think gaming, you think Polaroid, right? Or, is that something else? Like cameras. Yeah, that's probably a bit more comfortable for most people. Well, get ready to get thrown right out of your comfort zone, because it looks like Polaroid is all set to turn things on their nose. With a few accessories in the works, Polaroid wants back into the gaming scene.

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Polaroid Spectra film-conversion: trade convenience for cost

Polaroid Spectra film-conversion: trade convenience for cost

So you're not convinced by The Impossible Project's $3-a-shot reimagined Polaroid film, and the rising cost of increasingly scarce original cartridges is making you consider retiring your camera; how about modifying your Polaroid shooter for use with regular sheet film?  It's not a process for everyone - the camera probably won't ever use Polaroid film again, and you won't get your prints instantly - but if you love the optics on your Polaroid Spectra then this Instructable is for you.

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The Impossible Project’s new Polaroid film on sale this week

The Impossible Project’s new Polaroid film on sale this week

When we wrote about The Impossible Project a little over a year ago, we'll admit to having been a little sceptical as to whether the task - getting an ex-Polaroid film factory up and running, with chemicals and other technology brought bang up to date - was achievable.  At the time they were aiming for a release of newly-produced film sometime in 2010; happily it looks like they're bang on schedule, since the first Impossible Project film will go on sale come March 25th.

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Polaroid offers special pink PoGo printer

Polaroid offers special pink PoGo printer

I have many memories from my childhood from holidays and other special occasions of those old Polaroid instant cameras. My brother and I would fight over who got to shake the picture until it developed. Those cameras are gone, but Polaroid does have its PoGo portable printer, which is sort of the instant camera for modern times.

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Impossible Project takes on re-engineering Polaroid Integral film

Impossible Project takes on re-engineering Polaroid Integral film

When you give your scheme a name like "The Impossible Project" you're obviously setting yourself up for some seriously hard work, but then again aiming to not only reverse-engineer Polaroid's iconic instant Integral film, but improve upon it and then market it as a commercial enterprise does sound like a tall order.  That's just what some Integral-obsessed Polaroid addicts are doing, however; they've taken out a ten year lease on a closed Polaroid factory in the Netherlands and are gathering up film experts to help them develop a new instant photography product.

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