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I Hope Polaroid's Instagramish Camera Works As Great As It Looks

I don’t know how well this would perform, but I love the retro front design of the new Polaroid Z2300 instant digital camera. It has a 10-megapixel sensor and can produce prints using inkless Zink technology.


You Should Buy Dell's Wasabi Printer For $30

I don’t care if the picture quality ends up looking like someone smeared monkey poo on paper and called it a photo, for $30, you should still buy one of these Dell Wasabi portable printers. Considering that price includes a 24 pack of paper as well, you should probably buy two.


Dell Wasabi First Inkless Pocket Printer That's Not Hideous

Zink’s inkless pocket photo printers aren’t new tech, but before Dell’s Wasabi rendition, they were drag, ugly boxes, not deliberately designed modernist rectangles. They’re $US100 at the moment, though standard price will be $US149. [Dell]


This Is How the Japanese Want To Sell You a Tomy Xiao TIP-521 Photo-Printing Camera

Well, that is, if you’re a scatologically inclined Japanese television viewer. What’s that, Xiao-san? Squeezing my Zink sticker prints off at the pool? Arigato gozaimasu. [YouTube via Crunch Gear]


Tomy Xiao TIP-521 Is Polaroid Wannabe Without All the Charm

The Tomy Xiao TIP-521 digital camera uses its built-in Zink printer to print borderless 2 x 3-inch full-colour photographs in less than 60 seconds. In other words, more or less the same as a 30-year-old Polaroid instant camera, but without the completely irresistible charm of seeing a blurry image with crappy colour appear right in front of your very own eyes. You know, like magic!


Dell Inkless Bluetooth Printer Revealed by FCC

An otherwise nondescript filing for a Bluetooth printer on the FCC’s site reveals that it’s really not nondescript at all when you look through the product shots—the system is a Zink-technology-based inkless printer branded with a Dell logo. You can’t really see how it could possibly work from this first shot (which appears to be the underside), but flip it over and things seem to make sense: