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Fujifilm FinePix XP200 adds Wi-Fi to complement its rugged attributes

Fujifilm's new rugged FinePix XP200 is the ultimate traveler's camera: waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, and dustproof. And now, it has Wi-Fi built in, so you can upload your photos from anywhere there's wireless coverage.

Bridging a long zoom with Wi-Fi: Fujifilm’s new 16-megapixel FinePix S8400W

In addition to a back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a long 44x zoom, Fujifilm adds Wi-Fi to the latest model in its series of megazoom/bridge cameras. Other highlights include a fast autofocusing system and continuous shooting.

Insiders say Jony Ive’s new version of iOS shuns skeuomorphism, embraces flat design

Anonymous insiders have revealed Apple's design guru Jony Ive is making some changes to iOS, and although they're described as conservative, they could edge away from skeuomorphism and towards a flatter design.

Tablets for Thais: Govt to hand out 1.7 million devices to students and teachers in ‘one tablet per child’ initiative

In an effort to reduce technology phobia in children and families living in remote areas, the Thai government is set to hand out millions of tablets to schoolchildren in the country in the next couple of years.

A look at the future of hands-free computing

Sci-fi writers have dreamed for decades of computers that interface through voice and movement instead of buttons and toggles. This vision has been elusive, but there's reason to think it's close to reality.

Google rumored to be working on a Smart Watch, as worldwide obsession continues

Smart watches are becoming one of the most talked about new products of the year, and now Google is rumored to be working on a connected watch project. It joins similarly rumored products from Samsung and Apple.

Apple updates Podcasts app with new features and design changes

The reel-to-reel tape deck has gone! Apple has updated its much-critcized Podcasts app with new features and a new design which the Cupertino company hopes will set it on the path to receiving a little more love from users.

BlackBerry boss talks of new BB10 phone that will ‘take platform to another level’

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said Thursday that the company is hoping to have four BB10 handsets on the market in time for the holidays, with one as-yet-unannounced device set to take the new platform “to another level in terms of the…

Olympus Has Fallen fills the White House with R-rated action

Antoine Fuqua, the director of Training Day, brings blood, bullets, and Gerard Butler to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for an action-packed thriller in Olympus is Down.

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate review (Wii U and 3DS): A JRPG that has grown up

Only a few of Capcom's odd Monster Hunter games have crossed the Pacific, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U is the finest of them - though the game struggles to live up to its console mirror on 3DS.

Open apertures, open minds: How conservation photographers shoot for a cause

Conservation photographers have been since the 19th century, but it took Cristina Mittermeier to bring them into the spotlight. Mittermeier is using photography not only to wow us visually, but hopes it'll inspire us to help the planet.