1999 Technology Buyer's Guide: A Revolution in Resolution

E-mail baby pictures to Grandpa Jim. Edit those corny home movies on your PC. There are lots of reasons to go digital now, but the best one is price. Mattel's NickClick, an entry-level digital camera for kids, is just $70, and digital camcorders have slipped below $1,000. Shopping sites like mysimon.com show prices way under list. With digital imaging becoming so affordable, companies are making it practical too. Home photo printers are easy to use, and video cameras' high-speed FireWire ports move huge video files to your computer fast. The big picture is only getting better: prices keep falling...

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