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This Polaroid Produces Instant Slices Of Cheesy Deliciousness

Instead of churning out instant photos, this Polaroid has had its camera guts removed and replaced with a simple cheese slicer. For $US10, it still produces fond memories, but instead of a baby’s smile or a day at the beach, it’s fond memories of eating thin slices of cheese. And that would put a smile on anybody’s face — except the lactose intolerant. [Gamago via Chip Chick]


Polaroid's Socialmatic Camera Is All About Sharing Your Shots

We were cautiously optimistic when the concept for the real-life Instagram camera, the Socialmatic, popped up online last year. Now, despite a few concerns, Polaroid is officially making the design a reality. The company is partnering with Socialmatic, and when the camera is available this fall, it will allow photographers to either instantly share their shots on “major social media networks” or just run off a hard copy using the device’s built-in instant ZINK printer.


Fujifilm's Instax Printer Turns Phone Snaps Into Instant Film Photos

These days, everything is instant photography, but no matter how many filters you smear onto that smartphone picture, it’s never going to have the wonderful feel of the photos a Polaroid used to spit out. But now you can approximate that level of satisfaction thanks to Fujifilm’s new Instax Share SP-1 printer.


Polaroid's First Camera Caused Black Friday Pandemonium 65 Years Ago

Polaroid is a non-entity these days, but instant photography lives on in the digital photos we produce at dazzling speeds. We’re addicted, and that’s what made Polaroid the hottest tech company in the world when its first blockbuster consumer product, the Model 95 Land Camera, went on sale. That was 65 years ago on Black Friday, November 26, 1948.


Polaroid Toilet Paper Holder Captures Memories You Don't Want To Keep

Even though digital cameras provide us the same instant gratification after snapping a photo, Polaroid’s instant snapper still has a cult following. Of course, that also means that instant film is more expensive than ever, so if you’re just a fan of the Polaroid camera’s iconic design, this Pola Roll toilet paper holder is a cheaper way to keep one around for posterity.


This Amazing Lego Instant Camera Even Pops Out Lego Polaroids

We couldn’t be happier that Lego master Chris McVeigh — aka Power Pig — is continuing to use his formidable skills to create brick versions of iconic cameras. Following up on his Leica M9-P he brings us this gorgeous Lego version of the Polaroid Land Camera 1000.


This Photo Was Taken Using A Camera Made From Paddle Pop Sticks

When Maxim Grew got bored, he decided to try building an instant camera out of a Polaroid film holder and a bunch of wooden ice block sticks. He succeeded in building the thing — and it seems to work pretty well too.


Polaroid SX-70 Promo Video Will Make You Fall For Eames All Over Again

Best known for their iconic lounge chair that’s still in production 57 years after it was introduced, Charles and Ray Eames were actually masters of design across many fields. In 1972, Polaroid asked them to produce a promotional video for its now iconic SX-70 instant camera, and what they created was nothing short of magical.


Polaroid's New Android Tablets Might Give Nexus Some Stiff Competition

Polaroid has announced a new pair of Android tablets at CES. The most obvious selling point is super-low pricing — but will their performance be able to stand up to the competition?


Polaroids New Mirrorless Cameras Have Sensors In The Lenses

Along with the Android mirrorless camera that seems too good to be true, Polaroid has announced two other mirrorless cameras that have sensors built inside the lenses. Intended for amateurs, the cameras’ sensor placement prevents a novice photographer from accidentally ruining the interchangeable lenses.