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Category Archives: Weird

Nikon Fabre Photo EX microscope may not be available in the US

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The Nikon Fabre Photo EX microscope (with DSLR compatibility) was announced over a month ago in Japan and there is still no word from Nikon US/Europe. I contacted Nikon US and it seems that this product will be available only in Japan. I also email Nikon support, but have not received an answer yet.

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Nikon Media Port UP300x video headset gets reviewed

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Do you remember the Nikon Media Port UP300x video headset? If you want to find out more about this weird product, Akihabaranews just published a review: “The UP300 Series is an interesting concept and a really high-end product. Definitely not made for everyone, don’t expect to get the perfect PMP player experience, but once you understand […]

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How come Apple always gets the best rumors?

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Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

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Nikon advertising in Germany (no rumors here)

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Few images from Nikon advertisement in Germany. The first one is from Nikon’s official web site in Germany (main front page): I don’t know where this one is from but it is also in German: Again, the third Nikon ad is not for corporate surfers – open at your own risk. Do you think those […]

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Nikon is co-funding a 3D R&D project in Japan

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The article is rather technical, so you can just read the whole story here. I wonder what direct benefit would Nikon get out of this research – will we see a Nikon 3D camera in the near future? FYI – Fuji is planning to release a 3D camera next year.

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Fun stuff

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I am sure by now everyone has seen the Hitler video and the D700 cake pictures (and another one). Here is something else – a spy lens that allows you to shoot at a 90 degree angle: This is basically a periscope lens extension for US $50. Check also the product video here. Photojojo via […]

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Nikon D700 vs. Nikon F5

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There was a big discussion at NR about film vs. digital. I came across an interesting video on this topic. The cameras used were Nikon D700 and Nikon F5. Can you guess who was the winner?

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