Janice Chen

<p>Janice Chen is an editorial consultant and has been covering technology for over two decades. Serving as editor in chief at CNET and Computer Shopper magazine for many years, she oversaw product coverage for the CNET and ZDNet websites. She has appeared on most of the major morning TV news programs and was featured weekly on CNN Headline News' Hotwired segment recommending personal tech ranging from digital cameras to notebook PCs. Prior to that, she appeared with Anderson Cooper on a monthly technology segment for ABC World News This Morning. Quoted in numerous publications such as the New York Times, USA Today, and People magazine, Janice has also evaluated tech products for BusinessWeek, USA Weekend magazine, and Parenting magazine among others.</p> <p> Janice got her hands on a Nikon Coolpix 900 back in 1998 and has been a digital camera enthusiast ever since. A graduate of Cornell University, she resides in Maplewood, NJ, with her husband (a professional photographer who shot his last roll of film in 2003) and their two daughters. </p>

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Can a cell phone replace your digital camera?

Can a cell phone replace your digital camera?

If you ask the likes of Motorola and Sony Ericsson the answer is yes, of course. Both phone makers have recently announced camera phones with (relatively) high-resolution cameras that may be capable of replacing your point-and-shoot digital camera.

June 23, 2008 by in Mobility

SeaLife Announces DC800 8 megapixel waterproof Camera

SeaLife Announces DC800 8 megapixel waterproof Camera

Another day, another waterproof camera announcement. Unlike the Ricoh G600 announced last week, though, the SeaLife DC800 is a true underwater camera. To be precise, it's really a 8-megapixel point-and-shoot in a waterproof housing, so it can be popped out of the housing and used on land as well.

April 29, 2008 by in Hardware

Panasonic introduces first Wi-Fi Lumix digital camera

Panasonic introduces first Wi-Fi Lumix digital camera

After announcing a collaboration with T-Mobile back at CES 2008, Panasonic has finally introduced the first camera to come out of that partnership. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ50 is essentially a Lumix DMC-TZ5 (announced at PMA back in January) plus Wi-Fi capabilities. So what does the Wi-Fi give you? 802.11b/g wireless LAN connectivity, 12-months of free access to T-Mobile hotspot service, and uploading to Google's Picasa Web Albums.

April 16, 2008 by in Mobility

How to get more from your WiFi digital photo frame

How to get more from your WiFi digital photo frame

I don't know why anyone would buy a digital photo frame without WiFi uploading capabilities (well, I suppose if they didn't have a WiFi network...). Remotely uploading photos to a frame is such a brilliant way of sharing photos with far-away friends and family, especially the less technically inclined sort.

April 9, 2008 by in Networking

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