Field Test: The Nikon Coolpix A Is a Perfect Photojournalism Compact

I've been using the Coolpix A on every assignment I've done for the past two weeks, like this one, and I think it's the best pocket camera available for a professional photographer. » 12/17/13 10:19am 12/17/13 10:19am

Nat Geo Photographers Get to Play with the Coolest Gadgets

We all know being a National Geographic photographer dangerous work, but it's not all snake bites and panther maulings. Nat Geo's new Field Test feature series shows off some of the high tech gadgets—from camera traps to sexcopters—the photographers employ to get their spectacular shots. [Field Test - Image: National… » 12/15/11 3:40am 12/15/11 3:40am

Rugged Augmentix XTG Taken to Iraq for Battle Testing

We've seen some tough notebooks before, but this Augmentix XTG, which is actually a ruggedized Dell Latitude ATG630e, wins the prize for ruggetude. Noah Shachtman from Danger Room took this monster out into the field—in Iraq of all places—for some real-world battle testing, and calls its hefty "Armored Protection System" … » 12/07/07 2:40pm 12/07/07 2:40pm