in '08, everyone got real bummed about the end of Polaroid cameras; as we know them. As you may have guessed, the key words in that sentence were "as we know them." That is because Polaroid is back, but with a whole new model. The new Polaroid is a digital model, which actually prints right in your hand. The PoGo - as they have cleverly named it - produces 2" x 3" photos, by precisely applying heat to certain areas of the photograph. Apparently, the quality of the finished product is different than that of old Polaroid photos - obviously - and the outcome resembles that of your typical Lomographic camera - a bit hazy and the colors are slightly off, but if you're true, that shit shouldn't bother you.
So, the PoGo should run you about $200, and should be available in stores in Spring of '09. If you're into digital photography - which I'm not really into - then the price shouldn't really bother your wallet. Either way, it's probably worth it anyways.
P.S. The Lomographic Society has had an instant digital camera for a bit too. Check it out here.