Stories by Paul Jasper

Fujifilm Finepix F60fd

If a camera can detect faces in your shots, then why shouldn't it find flowers and mountains too? The 12-megapixel Fujifilm FinePix F60fd (US$300) adds automatic scene recognition to the face-detection abilities of its predecessor, the <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/product/30664/overview/fujifilm_finepix_f50fd.html">Finepix F50fd</a>, which at one time was a Best Buy on <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/article/123719/top_10_pointandshoot_cameras.html">our Point and Shoot Cameras chart</a>.

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW Point-and-Shoot Camera

If you're <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/article/149076/essential_gear_for_the_business_traveler_part_2.html">an avid explorer</a> (or a <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/article/132086/how_to_survive_the_worst_pc_disasters.html">walking disaster</a>), feast your eyes on the rugged charms of the Olympus Stylus 1050 SW. This pocket-size camera can endure a torrent of abuse, whether it accompanies you on outdoor adventures, joins you on <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/149711/dive_deep_with_3_underwater_cameras.html">underwater expeditions</a>, or just constantly slips out of your pocket. According to Olympus, the US$300 1050 SW can withstand drops of up to 5 feet, submersion to depths of 10 feet, and temperatures down to 14 Fahrenheit.