What You Need to Know: Kodak EasyShare C123 Review


For the past decade or so, there has been a massive influx in entry level digital cameras for under $100. These cameras are perfect for small children, teenagers and those looking for a quick and cheap solution to their photography needs. These sub-$100 compact cameras get the job done but because the price is so low, the manufacturers needed to cut corners. Kodak, Canon, Nikon and pretty much all the other major players in this space have a camera in this segment, but this article will be tailored around our Kodak EasyShare C123 review.

The first thing that we noticed when we got our hands on the C123 was its simplistic design. At SimpleCameraReviews.com, we are used to seeing cheap, plastic cameras that when dropped, break. This Kodak however is fairly solid, but you’re still going to have that plastic feel. This slightly bulky camera is also going to be difficult to put in a normal sized pocket, so you might want to bring a back pack or purse to store it. Your color choices include classic black and a playful blue.

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Digital Cameras: Rechargeable Batteries


For many people when they are buying a digital camera, they do not think about the batteries that the camera is going to take in order to run properly. However, this is something that should be considered. Most of the cameras today are using rechargeable batteries that is going to allow the person to avoid having to buy batteries every time that they turn around. However, there are still those that use the regular batteries. Which is better? Most people answer that the rechargeable batteries are going to allow the person to save money in the long, while also reducing the amount of waste that they put into the landfills each year, and this is right. Therefore, even with those cameras that come with standard batteries, the person should consider the rechargeable batteries that are out there since standard batteries tend to last only a week at a time in a camera that is used a lot.

The rechargeable batteries that people buy to put into their camera are called NiMh AA batteries. These are going to require that the person purchase a separate charger that usually plugs into an electric outlet. The person will find that this charger only costs around twenty dollars or so.

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Why You Shouldn’t be Ashamed to Own a Pink Digital Camera!


Is there any gadget that packs more personality than a pink digital camera? The days of boring monochromatic tech gear are over. Cameras have become a fashion statement much like watches and cell phones – who on earth didn’t see this trend coming from a mile away?

Just like hot pink mobile phones, a camera can be tailored to fit the owner’s distinct preferences and personality. Chances are, you won’t be pulling out your camera around the office any time soon; so why not cut loose and go with a choice you like?

Pink Is Hotter Than Hot

Pink can be flashy, seductive, playful, innocent, sophisticated, or carefree. The character of a camera depends on the person who is rocking it! In fact, the very same shade of pink can be rock-n-roll or business chic – factors like trim, finish, and accessories can make a huge difference when the entire package is put into context.

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The Best Basic Digital Camera – Canon PowerShot S95


If you’re looking for a basic digital camera and have been searching online for the best beginner digital camera, then read on.

I recently helped my mom purchase her next digital camera due to the fact she was so unhappy with her previous digital camera, a Sony. After comparing quite a number of different models and brands I settled on the Canon PowerShot S95, which turns out to be an excellent digital camera for my mum’s purposes. Here’s a few brief points on why I decided upon the Canon S95 as the best digital camera in this situation.

  • Controls were the number one reason I recommend this digital camera. They’re nicely outlined and clear, believe it or not I never had to browse the manual on this camera and truly did not need to. This is one of the highlights of Canon’s digital cameras, the camera is intuitive to use and very user friendly. The functions are laid out in grid format system with big icons making it a breeze to locate any options you may wish to change for a particular shot.

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Surveillance Systems – Buying Fake Security Cameras Online


Many homeowners today are installing fake security cameras as a deterrent to would be thieves. Many online stores are selling a wide variety of these dummy security cameras, with most fake cameras being very hard if not impossible to spot from a real surveillance cameras. But always keep in mind, that fake security camera only give the illusion of security. They offer no protection whatsoever if a burglar spots the camera for what it is – a fake. When deciding to purchase a camera, look for units that have a very noticeable red light function. This not only alerts a would be intruder to the presence of the ‘camera’ but also the fact that it is ‘filming’. Fake security cameras come in many variety’s, but always look to purchase one that:

  • Is appropriate for where it will be mounted. If outdoors, look for a robust surveillance camera with an all weather shielding.
  • Buy only cameras that have a real glass lens, as cheap plastic lens are a dead giveaway that the camera is a fake.
  • Buy a style of camera that suits where it will be place. Don’t buy a dome – ‘bubble’ – camera and mount on the outside of your house. It would look completely out of place and screams “fake” surveillance camera.

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Dome Camera Housing – A Great Home Security Choice


The really great security feature of a dome camera housing is that it usually sticks out from its location like a sore thumb. Whether it is installed in a school, a warehouse or in the office, the dome covering is usually so different in shape and color from the background environment that people can not help but to notice it; especially when it is positioned in a conspicuous location. Why not use an outdoor dome camera housing with your camera for your home? If the intent is to put potential trespassers on notice that this house has a camera surveillance system in place, then a dome housing for your surveillance camera is the obvious choice. Why is it such a great choice? Here is why: → Read More

Sony Releases Hi-end Cyber-Shot HX Series Cameras


Sony released two new Cyber-shot HX series cameras this Monday. The 16.2 MP DSC-HX100V and DSC-HX9V Cyber-shot cameras are the most advanced compact digital cameras released by Sony to date. Both the DSC-HX100V and DSC-HX9V come equipped with full HD video recording capability. They also feature a 27mm Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonar T* lens with 30x optical zoom and a 24mm Sony® G lens with 16x optical zoom respectively. Adding to the list of new features is the “Exmor R” back-illuminated CMOS sensor that comes with both cameras. The sensor enables users to switch to the Sweep Panorama™ HR (High Resolution) mode which allows them to capture ultra high-res 42.9 MP images with an astounding 10480×4096 resolution. Both cameras also feature a 3-inch 921,000-dot Xtra Fine LCD™ digital display. Other prominent features are discussed below. → Read More