Pretty as A Picture

Digital cameras used to be strictly for the AV Club crowd. Now supermodels are bling-blinging them on the red carpet as if they were platinum tongue studs. How did digital cameras go from geeky to superfreaky? Gadgetmakers made them smaller, cheaper, simpler and sexier. Case in point: Sony's new Cybershot U DSC-U10 ($200) is just 4 in. long and weighs a mere 4 oz., and it's finished in a delicious pearlescent white--you want to pop it like a Tic Tac. It's great for taking snapshots and pix for the Web, but if you want some-thing more high powered, try Casio's Exilim...

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