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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS sports ultrasupermega 35x zoom

There really isn't much to the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS beyond its megazoom lens, though that's all most buyers will care about.

It starts at a 35mm-equivalent 24mm and goes out to 840mm--a whopping 35x magnification.

Canon paired it with a 14.1-megapixel 1/2.3-inch type CCD sensor, which is the standard size you'd find in any point-and-shoot camera. As a result, the likelihood that the SX30 will be able to resolve fine detail at the telephoto end is small. But hey, if you're that far away from your subject and you don't want … Read more

It's a snap

We've reviewed our fair share of screenshot utilities in our time, and we can't say that it gets much easier than SnapaShot. This simple tool lets users easily capture exactly the portion of the screen that they want and save it in a variety of formats. While it's not the most feature-filled program we've ever seen, we think it's a great choice for basic screen capture tasks.

The program's interface is extremely common-sense; it consists of a frame that can be dragged around the screen and resized by dragging its borders. At the bottom … Read more