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Canon PowerShot G12 Possibly Spotted in the Wild, Drops Viewfinder for Smaller Body

Canon PowerShot G12 Possibly Spotted in the Wild, Drops Viewfinder for Smaller Body

The PowerShot G12 from Canon has been rumored for a little while now, and specifications had been part of that from the get-go. An optical viewfinder was one of those attributes, but according to a photograph of the rumored device, apparently a few things have changed since its last rumor. Delivered to Canon Rumors, which you can tell the main focus of that site, this is what the new Canon PowerShot G12 reportedly looks like now.

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Canon mini-DSLR tipped to take on Micro 4/3rds

Canon mini-DSLR tipped to take on Micro 4/3rds

Canon's head of Image Communication Products, Masaya Maeda, has revealed that Nikon isn't the only company looking at a new high-end compact camera.  Speaking as Canon increased their sales forecasts, Maeda confirmed that the company is looking at a new compact camera that could be a mini-DSLR; "It's not a question of whether or not you have a mirror," he told reporters, "there is a consumer need for good-quality cameras to be made smaller."

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Canon’s Wonder Camera: all high-res, all in focus, all the time [Video]

Canon’s Wonder Camera: all high-res, all in focus, all the time [Video]

Canon has been showing off its vision of the future of the photography, and when they name a concept the Wonder Camera you have to realise they're aiming high.  According to Canon's crystal-ball gazers, one day in the not too distant future we'll have junked our regular DSLRs and replaced them with a single camera that, thanks to high-end optics, can shoot both extreme zoom and extreme macro images; gizmag shot a video demo of the camera, which will also apparently have a massively high resolution sensor and be shooting video all the time rather than a series of stills.

Video demo after the cut

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The Daily Slash: July 5th 2010

The Daily Slash: July 5th 2010

It's now been a day since the festivities of your Fourth of July adventures should have ended, but considering today was a "bank holiday," we wouldn't be too surprised to hear that you're still pretty preoccupied with other activities. But, if you're reading this, then you must know what's really important. Right? Right. So, with that out of the way, welcome to tonight's edition of The Daily Slash. In the Best of R3 Media, we've got a Charm from Motorola, a Gravity Phone, and some good news for one lucky customer who Intercepted a device. And then in the Dredge 'Net, we've got quick chargers for electric cars on the horizon, fingerprint sensors going into photocopiers, and Sony's cut down on their eReader prices.

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Rayqual Lens Adapters Give Sony NEX Cameras Options

Rayqual Lens Adapters Give Sony NEX Cameras Options

Options never hurt. That's why we're happy to hear that the Sony NEX line of mirrorless cameras is going to get a few options for themselves here shortly. Thanks to Rayqual, a manufacturer out of Japan, the pair of cameras is primed and ready to get Leica, Nikon, and Canon lenses attached to their faces. Something as simple as a lens adapter is the catalyst, making it possible for us to take even better shots than we could before.

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