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12REVIEWNorazza Digital Cleaning Kit & Norazza Data Destroyer
12REVIEWMediaGear 7in1 USB 2.0 Card Reader
12REVIEWKinetronics Speckgrabber Pro Kit
12REVIEWLensPen Digi-Klear Display Cleaning System
12REVIEWPromaster Xtrapower Express Batteries and Charger
12REVIEWRoadWired MegaMedia, @ttach\u00e9, and PV/Pro (page 24)
12REVIEWTenba Travelite S-6 and ProDigital D-10 (page 24)
12REVIEWLowePro Rezo 170AW and Rolling MiniTrekker AV (page 24)
26REVIEWKonica Minolta magicolor 2430 DL color laser printer
30REVIEWArchos Portable Media Assistant 430
32REVIEWDust Away cleaning system
32REVIEWd_skin optical disk protectors
38REVIEWAlienware Area 51 MJ-12m 7700 mobile workstation
40CAMLABFujiFilm F10 thin-zoom camera
42CAMLABOlympus C-7070 camera
44CAMLABSony CyberShot P200 camera
46CAMLABCasio EXILIM EX-750 thin-zoom camera
52CAMLABConcord DVx video/still camera
54CAMLABOlympus C-5500 camera
56CAMLABFujiFilm S3 Pro digital SLR camera
66CAMLABSecond Look: Epson Perfection 4990 Scanner
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and I gather information. Printed magazines, particularly enthusiast technical publications like Digital Camera, must adapt to the new reality or face extinction.
Where do you go when you want to find current pricing and availability information on a new piece of photo equipment? One of the many photography websites, of course. How about when you want to compare an array of specs from six different laptops? Google them. Want to find the absolute lat- est on a firmware update for your digital SLR? Visit the manufacturer\u2019s website.
But I\u2019ll wager these quick fix data snip- pets are not the only aspects of photogra- phy that interest you. There are times when kicking back in a hammock and reading about some fabulous new piece of geari n
something you\u2019ll never be able to afford. Looking at printed samples of what this gear can do is also rewarding as well as instruc- tive. And for step-by-step instruction, noth- ing beats print for ease of use.
I read Road & Track, even though I am not even slightly interested in buying a new Ferrari or Porsche. I like my little gray MINI Cooper S just fine, but still enjoy the vicar- ious experience of reading about supercars
fore we launched our own photography maga- zine, I used to occasion- ally pick upO u t d o o r
spired to go out- doors
You\u2019ve told us what you want and so we are adapting to meet your needs. With this issue, we\u2019ve replaced the news-orientedD e-
things that can make your rig perform the way you want it to without costing you a bundle. Beginning next issue, we\u2019ll launch a new section devoted to photography soft- ware for Windows and Macs \u2014 editors, al- bums, special effects, Photoshop plug-ins, and so on. You\u2019ll also see more comparative round-ups with clear winners in popular categories. We hope you enjoy these changes and that they make the time you spend with us more relevant and pleasurable.\u2013DM
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