Canon has launched two new point-and-shoot digital cameras for its Powershot lineup with the S100 and the XS40 HS. Both feature upgraded resolution and faster speeds, specifically with a new DIGIC 5 image processor, HS System, full HD video capture, High-speed Burst HQ, and Intelligent IS for clearer and smoother images.
Canon is adding two new PIXMA wireless All-in-One (AIO) photo printers to their lineup with models MG8220 and MG6220. These printers are affordable and yet offer great design and convenient wireless connectivity for printing from anywhere as well as accessing images from the web without having to touch your computer. An added bonus is the updated software that now includes Easy-PhotoPrint EX and Full HD Movie Print.
Canon has unveiled some new digital cameras. The new cameras are all in the compact range and promise to set new standards for capturing images. The new models include the PowerShot SX150 IS, the Elph 510 HS, and the Elph 310 HS. The first of the new trio is the SX150 IS with 12x optical zoom and a 28mm wide-angle lens. The 510 HS also sports 12x optical zoom. Canon claims it is the thinnest camera with 12x optical zoom to date.
Before we begin speaking about this cool new masterpiece, I must warn you that it is still a concept. This means it's not in production yet, and if there is a unit out there working, it's still just a prototype. That said, we sure as heck wish this particular model was out for purchase, as immediately on the lens it certainly would go. This is the HoodCap Flower, a DSLR camera cap that twists to unfold and provide the camera then with a hood for sunshine blockage.
Today the fine folks at Chainfire (Android developers) have released their first Beta of an app by the name of DSLR Controller. This app will allow you full control over your Canon EOS DSLR camera from your Android phone or tablet connected via USB. At the moment this is the only application that can do such a thing, and no computer, laptop, or any other hardware is required other than the camera itself, the correct USB cable and adapter, and your Android device with said app. The release we're looking at today is a BETA version meaning it almost certainly WILL have bugs, but is released on the Android market at this very moment for $8.51 if you're feeling adventurous.
If you've been looking around for a powerful entry-level digital SLR camera then you've probably come across the Canon EOS Rebel T3 at some point. It's priced and featured to be a great choice for beginners as well as for budget-conscious enthusiasts. And today, it gets three new body colors to really make it stand out from the rest.
Say the name Canon and most of us will think about digital cameras before anything. Canon also has all sorts of other gear as well including a line of projectors that has just been expanded by five. Canon has added the new LV-8225, LV-7490, LV-7390, LV-7295 and LV-7290. The new projectors are value offerings that are intended to be taken on the go and moved around a lot.
A Canon exec has accused Micro Four Thirds and mirrorless camera manufacturers of entering the segments because their mainstream DSLR models were market failures. Canon's European head of consumer imaging, Rainer Fuehres, told Amateur Photographer that the company had no need to look to Micro Four Thirds or similar, because it had no issues selling either DSLRs or compact cameras.
Canon has thrown in its support for Intel's Thunderbolt technology, joining a list of external drive and A/V interface companies already onboard. According to Hiroo Edakubo, Group Executive of Canon's Video Products Group, the company is "excited about Thunderbolt technology and feel it will bring new levels of performance and simplicity to the video creation market."
Canon and Apple are reportedly collaborating together on a project with mutual overlap, though the exact nature of the partnership is currently unknown. CanonRumors' source couldn't say what product(s) might be in the pipeline, though there are several areas in which there's potential for Canon's involvement. The spring update to Final Cut is a likely possibility, tipped for a "dramatic and ambitious" update, though iMovie - now also on the iPad and iPhone 4 - could be another.