Polaroid Tries to Stay Relevant by Opening Fotobar Stores
Remember when photographs were physical objects and not just digital files? Polaroid sure does, and they want to bring back that bygone era by opening ten real-life brick-and-mortar Fotobar stores where customers can edit and print pictures from their smartphones and other devices. We won't say Polaroid is aiming this service at the elderly, but the first store is opening in Florida, so that probably gives you an idea of who they expect to use these stores.Read on...
Spider Jerusalem’s Camera-Glasses Exist and Lady Gaga Has Them
Rogue journalist Spider Jerusalem had a set of oddly-shaped glasses that snapped pictures. I've always wanted them even if they didn't snap pictures, simply because Spider Jerusalem is awesome, rogue journalism is awesome, and ridiculous-looking glasses that let me display my love for Transmetropolitan would be awesome. It turns out Polaroid actually made a set of glasses that snap pictures, which is awesome, but they're the product of Lady Gaga's tenure as Polaroid's creative director, which is less awesome, but not nearly as less awesome as the glasses being called "Grey Label by Haus of Gaga." Oh well.Read on...