This Week’s Must-Haves: New Super 8 Merges Modern Tech With Old-School Filmmaking

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting Kodak’s new Super 8 camera, a flying drone designed for taking selfies and headphones that are tailor-made to fit. Take a look!


Kodak Super 8 Camera, $400

In 1965, Kodak revolutionized the art of filmmaking with the release of the Super 8, an easy-to-use and affordable camera and film format that allowed amateurs to try their hand at shooting movies. Now, more than 50 years later, Kodak is bringing back the Super 8. Revealed this past January at CES, the new Super 8 combines the classic analog format with a suite of modern upgrades. The Yves Béhar-designed camera, which is set to ship this fall, includes a foldout LCD viewfinder, a digital memory card for storing audio, and USB and HDMI connections. When you send the film off to Kodak for processing, they'll scan the negatives to a cloud-based service before returning the physical version. Buy it:


Snap! Pro iPhone Premium Case, $129

Up your iPhone photo game with the Snap! Pro lens case. A physical shutter button makes snapping pics as easy as it is on a digital camera, while a bevy of different lenses as well as interchangeable grips—including slim, ergonomic and a sleek wood version—let you tailor the case to your needs.

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Beyond Object Penpo Desk Organizer and Cantili Tape Dispenser, $115 and $125

If you're stuck sitting at a desk all day, why not add a little aesthetic flair? Designed by London-based brand Beyond Object, this mirror-finish desk organizer and tape dispenser bring style to even the most mundane tasks.

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The New Normal Suit Headphones, $199

Everyone's ears are different, so why are so many headphones one-size-fits-all? The New Normal's Bluetooth earbuds are available with silicone "fit dots" in more than 30 sizes and arms that offer five-axis adjustment. The earpieces are connected by a chic leather strap with an integrated USB adapter, so you can easily recharge them anywhere, anytime.

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Roam-e Flying Camera, $399

If 2015 was the year of the selfie stick, 2016 is shaping up to be the year of the selfie drone. Created by Australian tech company IoT Group, the Roam-e pairs with your smartphone and uses facial recognition technology to fly alongside you and shoot photos or video for up to 20 minutes. The collapsible propellers make it easy to transport.

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Feeling 100 Mug, $8

Start your day on a positive note by sipping your morning coffee from this emoji-inspired mug. You'll be feeling 100 even if the day ahead is more of a 10.

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This story first appeared in the May 2, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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