This is what happens when you give a hippie a screwdriver, a budget and a directive to redesign your office. Konica Minolta claims this prototype bizhub mish-mash will increase productivity and decrease stress levels, but if I had to stare at a psychedelic coffee pot slash retro lamp slash printerscannerfaxmachine… »
Thanks to the Konica-Minolta buy-out, Sony has all kinds of intellectual property to sort through. To that end, they're announcing the Alpha series of D-SLR cameras which will be compatible with Alpha, Maxxum and Dynax gear. »
We told you last week about Konica Minolta giving up on camera-making and transferring assets of its SLR business to Sony, but we didn't know how serious Sony was about getting into the SLR game until now. Looks like the company is pointing to the outfield, Kevin Costner style, announcing its aim to pick up a quarter… »
Here's further evidence that camera makers aren't exactly flying high in the new digital age. Looks like the well-known camera maker Konica Minolta is announcing its withdrawal from the camera business on its own, having reached an agreement with Sony last year to jointly develop digital SLR cameras. So, by March 31… »
It happened quietly, but Canon, Konica-Minolta, Fujifilm, and Sony, have all published service advisories admitting that certain models of their digital cameras and digital camcorders are defective. Signs that this could be happening are blurry images and unnatural colors on the LCD display when the camera is in… »
Konica Minolta has added a new camera to their lineup today; the DiMAGE Z6. It has 6 megapixels, 12x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom, an "anti-shaking" system, Rapid AF with predictive focus control, and a short power-on and shutter-release time. The DiMAGE Z6 uses 4 AA batteries, and has a 2 inch LCD. Should come out… »
Minolta announced the new Maxxum 5D digital SLR camera. The 5D is a lighter version of their Maxxum 7D camera. What this means for the end user is that Nikon s D50 and Canon s 350D will have a little more competition, hopefully pushing prices down.
Anti-shake stabilizer, 6 megapixel CCD, 2.5 LCD and a glass fiber body… »