The Microsoft VX-6000 allows you to capture high definition video at 1.3 MegaPixels and still images at up to 5 MegaPixels. You won't have to worry about sending grainy looking photos or videos again.
High Definition Video (1.3 Megapixels)
High Definition Photos (5 Megapixels)
LifeCam Dashboard-easy video call access
Automatic face tracking software
At my local PC World store it was still marked up at £49 on the shelf but did scan at the till at £24.99.