Janice Chen

Janice got her hands on a Nikon Coolpix 900 back in 1998 and has been a digital camera enthusiast ever since.

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The best digital camera for kids (or, how to keep grubby hands off your camera)

All the inquiries I've gotten about a Canon EOS 5D replacement notwithstanding, one of the most frequent queries I've received of late has been regarding a good digital camera for kids. It may be the whole back-to-school thing, or maybe everyone's just getting tired of watching their own cameras get dropped and/or smeared with peanut butter, but in any case, I decided a response is in order.

September 11, 2008 by Janice Chen

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Sony Announces Full-Frame Alpha DSLR-A900

Though originally announced in 2007, and shown off in prototype at PMA 2008 earlier this year, Sony's much ballyhooed, full-frame Alpha DSLR-A900 was officially announced by Sony today.

September 9, 2008 by Janice Chen

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Just-announced Nikon D90 vs. just-reduced Canon EOS 40D

Now that Nikon has finally announced the long-awaited Nikon D90--just days after Canon announced the EOS 50D, dropping the price on its predecessor the 40D--the big question on many people's minds is "should I buy a Nikon D90 or a Canon 40D?" Or, "what will $99.05 buy me?"

August 27, 2008 by Janice Chen

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J.D. Power announces 2008 ratings for best digital cameras

Remember back in the day when you only heard about J.D. Power rankings in car commercials? Well, the market research firm is deep into digital cameras these days and yesterday it announced the results of the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Digital Camera Usage and Satisfaction Study, based on responses from over 8,000 consumers who purchased digital cameras between April 2007 and March 2008.

August 1, 2008 by Janice Chen

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Pentax announces 10 megapixel digital camera for $140

I'm not totally convinced anyone who is only willing to spend $140 on a digital camera really needs 10 megapixel resolution, but I'm sure there are folks out there who will want it, so let's take a look at what else the newly announced Pentax Optio E60 delivers for its budget price.

July 29, 2008 by Janice Chen

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