HTC One M9 Review: A Great Phone That Can't Keep Up

Everyone loves an underdog. They're new, exciting, and upset expectations. In 2013, the HTC One M7 brought that incredible disruptive energy to smartphones, and the following year's M8 ran neck and neck with the best you could buy. Now, with the M9, the One is no longer an underdog—but it's not exactly leading the… » 3/23/15 1:35pm 3/23/15 1:35pm

Leaked Demo Videos Show HTC's New Flagship Phone Up Close and In Action

We already had a pretty good idea what HTC's next flagship smartphone is going to look like (Spoiler alert: a lot like it's last flagship). But now, demo videos have leaked, on top of everything else. You can bet this is the real thing. » 2/24/15 4:31pm 2/24/15 4:31pm

HTC One M9 Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

The HTC One has a horrible name, but it's also a fitting one. It's HTC's One saving grace, the One thing that almost single-handedly gave an injection of adrenaline to its dying corpse. It's also the One Android phone that changed how Android handsets were made—metal beats plastic. » 2/19/15 12:30pm 2/19/15 12:30pm

350kg Stainless Steel "Fake Leicas" Aren't Fooling Anybody

Leicas have some of the most-recognizable and most-duplicated features of any camera, but they've never been recreated quite like this. » 10/25/11 1:00am 10/25/11 1:00am

The M9-P Is the Full-Frame Leica for Street Ninjas

The Leica M9-P is just like the original M9—still the world's smallest full-frame digital camera and still absurdly expensive—but with one major difference: (Almost) nobody will know it's a Leica. » 6/21/11 3:02pm 6/21/11 3:02pm

A Working Papercraft Leica, Which Inevitably Costs Thousands Less Than…

Apparently this papercraft Leica M3 actually works when loaded with film, and as designer Matthew Nicholson plans to upload a tutorial at some point, you can put that to the test. Just don't take it swimming. [Matthew Nicholson via Photojojo] » 6/03/11 7:45am 6/03/11 7:45am

This Stunning Leica M9 Wraps Chrome In Ostrich Leather (Yes, Ostrich)

How do you make the beautiful, expensive Leica M9 even more beautiful and more expensive? Why, you add sapphire glass, chrome, and the tanned hide of a brown ostrich. Why does stunning always have to come at such a price? » 12/29/10 9:20pm 12/29/10 9:20pm

This Is How You Build a $7000 Camera

There's only one digital camera I haven't shot that I'm dying to get my hands on: the Leica M9. This is how Leica puts the $7000 digital rangefinder together. Watch closely for the artsy dust. [YouTube via A Continuous Lean] » 12/27/10 2:40pm 12/27/10 2:40pm

Leica Debuts 18-Megapixel Full-Frame M9 Rangefinder, X1 Compact for…

Last week's leak couldn't have been more on: Leica's officially announced the their full-frame followup to the retro-fabulous M8, as well as some chum for more mainstream users, in the form of the APS-C-sensored X1 compact, for new Leica recruits. » 9/09/09 9:51am 9/09/09 9:51am

Is This the Full-Frame 18-Megapixel Leica M9 and Mysterious Leica X1?

A supposed shot of Leica's M9—expected to be announced 9/9/09—complete with specs, was found on this Flickr page that's now locked, and it looks way interesting: a full-frame 18-megapixel CCD sensor. Oh, and what's this, the Leica X1? » 9/02/09 9:39am 9/02/09 9:39am

Leica M9 Appears for Four Blurry Seconds in Promo Video

Hardcore photo geeks know that Leica's M9 is supposedly due out on 09/09/09 (exactly one 9 less cool than the Sega Dreamcast's release). Now the company's second digital offering has been captured in several blurry shots from a promo. » 8/31/09 7:35pm 8/31/09 7:35pm