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Polaroid announces affordable line of 4K televisions

Polaroid announces affordable line of 4K televisions

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Polaroid has announced a new line of 4K televisions, aimed to be on the more affordable side for customers. Details are slim, but the company plans to show off the 4K line further at CES 2014 in Las Vegas next week.Polaroid plans to launch screen sizes... >>

Polaroid's Kids Tablet 2 comes packed with 70 apps, games and books

Polaroid's Kids Tablet 2 comes packed with 70 apps, games and books

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Polaroid has updated its Kids Tablet by introducing Kids Tablet 2 running the Android 4.2 OS, and it comes with 70 pre-loaded apps.The 7-inch Kids Tablet 2 has an 1024 x 600-pixel HD display, dual-core 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB of RAM, front... >>

Fujifilm intros Instax Mini 90 Neoclassic, merging retro design with instant film

Fujifilm intros Instax Mini 90 Neoclassic, merging retro design with instant film

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Fujifilm has just blended its popular X-Series with the Instax brand to create a new vintage-esque instant camera called the Instax Mini 90 Neoclassic.Instax is a brand of instant cameras marketed by Fujifilm since the late 1990s, while the Fujifilm X-Series... >>

Polaroid Socialmatic camera price revealed, coming in 2014 to take on Galaxy Camera

Polaroid Socialmatic camera price revealed, coming in 2014 to take on Galaxy Camera

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Socialmatic, the instant camera conceived to be an Instagram device until the inventor partnered with Polaroid, is to cost $299 (£196) when it hits the streets in 2014. Full specifications have also been revealed, with the operating system now tipped... >>

Polaroid's Polamatic app arrives on Google Play - border frames and all

Polaroid's Polamatic app arrives on Google Play - border frames and all

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Polaroid's Polamatic app - which notably frames mobile snapshots in Polaroid's classic border - is now available for Android devices through Google Play.The Polamatic app first launched for iOS in May 2012. With today’s release, it is now compatible... >>

Polaroid launches XS80 1080p action camera

Polaroid launches XS80 1080p action camera

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Polaroid might be little more than a licensing brand these days, giving its name over to products it thinks "fit" with the image, but its new action camera seems like a solid idea that's priced well to compete with other, similar action cameras.Producing... >>

Socialmatic Instagram camera concept to become real thanks to Polaroid tie-in

Socialmatic Instagram camera concept to become real thanks to Polaroid tie-in

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Back in May of last year, design company ADR Studios posted a concept of a real-world Instagram camera that could instantly print pictures in numerous retro styles chosen by the photographer. The concept looked like the Instagram app icon in shape, and... >>

Polaroid Android iM1836 interchangeable lens camera pictures and hands-on

Polaroid Android iM1836 interchangeable lens camera pictures and hands-on

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The Polaroid iM1836 Android Camera is one of those cameras that has seemingly popped out of nowhere. Another compact system camera from an unexpected manufacturer, so surely cause for excitement? Yes. But if the form that the pre-release versions of the... >>

Polaroid Fotobar: A new retail printing experience coming to a mall near you

Polaroid Fotobar: A new retail printing experience coming to a mall near you

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Polaroid is planning to roll out shops across America, where you'll be able to print the digital photos stuck on your hard drive, camera, and smartphone. The new Fotobars, as they will be known, will be a "retail location where you can finally see, touch,... >>

UPDATED: Polaroid Android compact system camera confirmed for CES 2013

UPDATED: Polaroid Android compact system camera confirmed for CES 2013

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Polaroid, which has a had a rough time finding its place in the world since the demise of the instant camera, could be about to launch an Android compact system camera at CES in January, if rumours are to be believed.The story, first picked up by habitual... >>

Impossible Instant Lab, the Kickstarter project that aims to turn your iPhone into a Polaroid camera

Impossible Instant Lab, the Kickstarter project that aims to turn your iPhone into a Polaroid camera

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The Impossible Project, the company set up to maintain the manufacture of instant film stock for vintage Polaroid cameras, has devised a device to allow you to make authentic 'roid-style prints from your iPhone photos.Called the Impossible Instant Lab,... >>

Resurrected Polaroid brand now used on 3D TVs, docks and clocks

Resurrected Polaroid brand now used on 3D TVs, docks and clocks

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Iconic camera manufacturer Polaroid is branching out into 3D TVs, media players and audio equipment after agreeing to a partnership with Asda.The joint venture will see a range of Polaroid products sold both through ASDA’s high street retail stores... >>

Polaroid Z2300 digital camera: Edit and print your snaps in less than a minute without a PC or a printer

Polaroid Z2300 digital camera: Edit and print your snaps in less than a minute without a PC or a printer

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Here’s a digital camera from Polaroid that enables you to edit and print your snaps without the need of a computer in less than a minute.The Polaroid Z2300 has all the functionality on board so as soon as you have captured your snap, you can edit it... >>

Print your Instagram snaps as retro style Polaroid photos

Print your Instagram snaps as retro style Polaroid photos

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You can now print your favourite Instagram pics with Firebox's Polargrams service.Instagram claims to have 27 million users, which equates to a lot of photos. So many in fact that it persuaded Facebook to pay $1 billion for the photo-sharing site.Polargrams... >>

Polaroid SC1630 Android cameraphone pictures and hands-on

Polaroid SC1630 Android cameraphone pictures and hands-on

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The Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera is a curious creature. We never thought we'd start using the world "cameraphone" again, but there's simply no other way to describe it. The reality of going hands-on with it is that it's a pretty poor camera and a pretty... >>

Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera is some sort of Android

Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera is some sort of Android

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Polaroid is no stranger to crazy launches, but in the case of the SC1630 Smart Camera, you can't help but marvel at the madness. We've had camera phones for years, but this is more of a phone camera, or and Android camera to be precise.The SC1630 Smart... >>

Retro Polaroid Z340: Instant prints with modern spec

Retro Polaroid Z340: Instant prints with modern spec

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The Polaroid Z340 has just been announced, bringing a little bit of on-the-go printing into your life, as well as the convenience of the digital format.The camera will come sporting some classic Polaroid styling, which we imagine is aimed at appealing... >>

7 Days living with ... film photography

7 Days living with ... film photography

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Almost everyone on Team Pocket-lint is a camera nut of some description but out of all of us with our various bits of high tech snapping kit, I've also got quite a strong collection of Lomo cameras. The question is though, is film still relevant beyond... >>

Best celebrity gadgets

Best celebrity gadgets

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Celebrities have been endorsing products for years, including everything from Ronald Reagan appearing in Chesterfield cigarette ads (during his acting years, not his presidential terms), through to Kate Moss flogging mascara.But simply appearing in the... >>

Polaroid - how instant snaps came back

Polaroid - how instant snaps came back

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In musical terms, kooky popstrel Lady Gaga, singer-songwriter and actor Sting and rock duo The Kills haven't got much in common, but one thing that they all share is a passion for Polaroid. In fact, Gaga is such a big fan of the cult instant-photo brand... >>

Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on

Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on

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The Polaroid X720E is the brand's first waterproof camcorder and we managed to get up close and personal for some hands-on time with the new product. The compact gadget is waterproof up to 3m so it should survive unscathed if you're planning to use... >>

Polaroid X800E waterproof camera hands-on

Polaroid X800E waterproof camera hands-on

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Polaroid has dipped its toes into the waterproof camera market in the UK for the first time with the introduction of the X800E compact and we were invited along to see it in action.This lightweight 8MP snapper is waterproof up to 3m, so that you don't... >>

Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer hands-on

Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer hands-on

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First unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas back in January 2011, the Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer is the first product from the Lady Gaga Grey Label range to hit the shops.We first caught a glimpse of the printer in Vegas when the singer... >>

Polaroid Z340 camera hands-on

Polaroid Z340 camera hands-on

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The new Polaroid Z340 has been designed to combine digital photography with instant printing in one handy product, and we were invited along for a sneak preview. The 14MP camera sports classic Polaroid styling, with the rather large chassis sporting... >>

Lady Gaga and Polaroid mash up bears first fruit

Lady Gaga and Polaroid mash up bears first fruit

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Over in Las Vegas at CES we were treated to a sneek peek at the products that would be coming from Polaroid as a result of hiring Lady Gaga as its creative director; the GL30 instant digital camera, the GL20 camera sunglasses, and the GL10 instant mobile... >>

Polarised Lady Gaga launches new Polaroids

Polarised Lady Gaga launches new Polaroids

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Lady Gaga, Creative Director at Polaroid, put in an appearance at CES 2011 in Las Vegas to pull the covers off a new Grey Label line of Polaroid products. Grey Label (by Haus of Gaga) is designed to offer "instant gratification with a renewed emphasis... >>

Skin makes iPhone / iPad look like Polaroid Land Camera

Skin makes iPhone / iPad look like Polaroid Land Camera

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First there was the skin that made your iPhone look like a Leica M9, and now you can change your Apple handset into the spitting image of a 1980s Polaroid 1000 Land Camera. Well, sort of... Without the lumps, bumps and curves.However, this time the pimp... >>

Polaroid RealD 3D glasses let you see 3D in shade or sun

Polaroid RealD 3D glasses let you see 3D in shade or sun

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Polaroid and RealD, the maker of most of the 3D glasses you'll find in a cinema near you, have just signed a global deal to create a range of Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear."Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear promises a range of custom frames with precisely curved... >>

PoGo 3x4 Instant Print and Android app

PoGo 3x4 Instant Print and Android app

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Polaroid is getting bigger on its PoGo printers this Christmas with the launch of the Polaroid PoGo 3x4 Instant Print. As the name suggests, it has the identical functions to the straight PoGo that's been doing the rounds for a year or 2 now except it's... >>

Polaroid 300 instant camera

Polaroid 300 instant camera

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Pocket-lint got its hands on the first analogue return from Polaroid in the shape of the Polaroid 300 Instant Camera. There's certainly very little compact about it, but the bulk isn't matched by any kind of weight, so you won't have too much hassle in... >>

Lady Gaga Polaroid camera coming at the start of 2011

Lady Gaga Polaroid camera coming at the start of 2011

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Since Lady Gaga became a creative director at Polaroid Imaging Products the world - or at least the teenage one - has been waiting to see what the pop princess will come up with. Well, that moment is just around the corner with the first Gaga Polaroid... >>

Pimp your fridge with Magnetic Polaroid Frames

Pimp your fridge with Magnetic Polaroid Frames

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New and complex innovations sometimes get the wow-factor that other, more basic, creations often lack. However, sometimes the simplest ideas are the best.And that is why we at Pocket-lint love these retro Polaroid-style fridge magnets designed by Barcelona-based... >>

Polaroid 300 heralds return of instant film photography

Polaroid 300 heralds return of instant film photography

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Digital photography may have had a good go at killing off film camera technology, but as the recent success of Lomography's Diana Mini plastic snapper proves, there's still quite a demand for the tactile nature of developed prints and their unique look.... >>

Polaroid film goes back on sale

Polaroid film goes back on sale

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Film suitable for Polaroid cameras will go on sale at the end of the month following a 2 year project by two men, who were sad to see Polaroid discontinue it.Although officially canned by Polaroid, that hasn't stopped a company called the Impossible... >>

Polaroid announces return of the Polaroid OneStep instant camera

Polaroid announces return of the Polaroid OneStep instant camera

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Following the news Pocket-lint covered of the re-launch of Polaroid, the company has released details of some of its upcoming products at CES in Las Vegas. These include the return of the Polaroid OneStep camera, the PIC 1000, which will be available... >>

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

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The new owner of the Polaroid brand, PLR IP, has announced a "multi-year strategic partnership" with Lady Gaga, who will, somewhat bizarrely, "serve as creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products"."The partnership brings together... >>

Polaroid back from the dead: new products promised

Polaroid back from the dead: new products promised

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Polaroid will live another day thanks to a new licensing agreement meaning new cameras and other devices will be launched in 2010, according to the new owners.The new company, PLR IP Holdings, has announced the signing of six licensing agreements which... >>

Polaroid re-launch announced

Polaroid re-launch announced

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Summit Global, the licensee of the Polaroid brand, has officially announced the world re-launch of Polaroid, with both instant photography products and digital offerings due to be re-available. The new Polaroid will manufacture a range of instant film... >>

Urban Outfitters brings back Polaroid camera

Urban Outfitters brings back Polaroid camera

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Polaroid might have stopped production of their instant film last year in 2008, but that hasn't stopped the fan base crying out for more. Those keen to relive those iconic "Polaroid moments" can now do so thanks to Urban Outfitters who have 700 hand-numbered... >>

Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera announced

Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera announced

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The Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera is due to launch in the UK on 11 May, and etailer Firebox has nabbed the initial exclusive to sell the new snapper. Combining the instant fun of an old skool Polaroid camera with the portable PoGo photo printer,... >>

Polaroid bought for $87 million

Polaroid bought for $87 million

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Iconic camera company Polaroid has been acquired in the States by a joint venture from Gordon Brothers Brands and Hilco Consumer Capital in an $87 million deal. Following the news late last year that Polaroid was filing for bankruptcy protection, the... >>

Polaroid announce PoGo Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid announce PoGo Instant Digital Camera

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Following on from the PoGo printer launched in July 2008, Polaroid has announced the all-in-one PoGo Instant Digital Camera, a new device that combines a digital camera and instant printer in one portable package. With the push of a button, users will... >>

Polaroid shows off concept TV

Polaroid shows off concept TV

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Polaroid has shown off a prototype television design that would allow patriotic Brits to show off how much they love the UK and in particular the Union Flag. Like something out of a British version of a Michael Bay movie, the LCD television's casing is... >>