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DSLR Controller Beta for Canon EOS Released Today on Android [VIDEO]

DSLR Controller Beta for Canon EOS Released Today on Android [VIDEO]

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.

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Canon announces five new LCD projectors for mobile types

Canon announces five new LCD projectors for mobile types

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.

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Canon and Apple collaboration: Final Cut, Photo Stream or something else?

Canon and Apple collaboration: Final Cut, Photo Stream or something else?

 

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.

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Pentax Announces 14-Megapixel Optio S1 Digital Camera

Pentax Announces 14-Megapixel Optio S1 Digital Camera

Pentax has just announced a new compact digital camera called the Optio S1. The new digital camera features specs to rival that of the Canon lxus and sports a stylish aluminum body that comes in three different colors. It is touted as the first Pentax camera to have a high dynamic range mode.

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USB Follow Focus makes a DSLR a serious filmmaking tool

USB Follow Focus makes a DSLR a serious filmmaking tool

When DSLRs started offering HD Video recording, independent and guerilla filmmakers finally were able to afford to get out of the camcorder ghetto while taking advantage of techniques that utilize depth of field.  But what they've really missed was the capability to accomplish a smooth "follow focus," which is the ability to focus from one part in the depth of field to another without causing camera movement.   That's where the Okii USB Follow  Focus Knob comes in handy.

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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS and ELPH 500 HS, 300 HS & 100 HS digicams official

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS and ELPH 500 HS, 300 HS & 100 HS digicams official

It's not just the new Rebel DSLRs that Canon has to offer today; the company has also outed a foursome of new PowerShot point-and-shoots, including one with integrated GPS. The new Canon PowerShot SX230 HS, ELPH 500 HS, ELPH 300 HS and ELPH 100 HS span the price range from $349.99 to $199.99, each with a 12.1-megapixel sensor and Canon's DIGIC 4 Image Processor. All four can shoot 1080p Full HD video.

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Canon Rebel T3i and T3 official: Affordable DSLRs

Canon Rebel T3i and T3 official: Affordable DSLRs

As expected, Canon has officially announced the new Canon EOS Rebel T3i, and the affordable DSLR also brings along a second model, the EOS Rebel T3. The T3i packs an 18-megapixel sensor, tilting/swivelling 3-inch display, ISO 100 to 6400 and Full HD 24p/25p/30p video capture. Meanwhile, the T3 has a 12.2-megapixel sensor, ISO 100 to 6400 and 720p video capture.

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